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“Pre-lunch Snacking”
Review of La Cova Fumada

La Cova Fumada
Ranked #454 of 10,919 Restaurants in Barcelona
Price range: USD 39 - USD 49
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: Breakfast
Neighbourhood: Barceloneta
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Our first eating stop Saturday morning in Barceloneta was for the pre-lunch snack, when locals meet and drink with friends, but not spoil lunch later. We joined the end of a large table of guests happily tucking into their food in this riotous madhouse of noise, bustle and fun

We started with the customary bread with tomato and oil, then the Barceloneta 'bomba' said to have been invented by the grandmother of the current owners. The bomba are mashed potato and a little meat (ham), breaded then fried and topped with garlicky aioli

Then the piece de resistance - fabulous fresh squid simply cooked in oil garlic and parsley with some stewed white beans and a jug of chilled red wine

We left well satisfied, heading into the early afternoon sun to further explore Barceloneta

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank MPD357
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

Great hole in wall in Barcelonetta. Don't let queue or appearance put you off. Had fantastic sardines. Also the potato Bombas with hot sauce were fantastic and local boutique beer.

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank JonathanS71
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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Great simple small dishes, friendly staff. Informal. Don't expect any formality or confort, this is an old fisherman's tavern.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Roger M
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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

An amazing staff .. very very friendly you'll feel very welcoming .. I can't recommend anything .. You must try everything

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank GhassanF3
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

We enjoyed great Tapas and wine in this small friendly bar. The staff were very helpful in translating the menu for us. Not to be missed.

Date of visit: July 2016
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Thank Anne M
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