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El Tablao de Carmen

Address: Avenida Francesc Ferrer i Guardia, 13, 08038 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: 00-34-933256895
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Ranked #127 of 601 Activities in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Performances, Theater & Concerts
Owner description: The Tablao de Carmen pays tribute to the great flamenco dancer...
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Type: Performances, Theater & Concerts
Hours:
Tue - Sun 6:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Owner description: The Tablao de Carmen pays tribute to the great flamenco dancer, Carmen Amaya, born in 1913 in the gypsy quarter of Somorrostro which then existed in what is today Barcelona's Olympic Village. Carmen Amaya made her debut in 1929 before King Alfonso XII on the site which is today the Tablao de Carmen at the inauguration of Poble Espanyol de Montjuic.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

My partner and I watched the show and had dinner here. The food was average, some of the chicken looked raw. It was hard to tell in the dim lit space, during the show. The dancers danced with so much passion. Try to get a table close to the stage.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Great show in a small venue that is "kid friendly". The performance was quick but very impressive with great acoustics as well. Food was good and the service staff very much on the ball. Well worth the twelve minute taxi ride from downtown.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This attraction turned out better than I feared at first. We booked knowing that the Pueblo Espanyol is a tourist attraction (nice by the way), but that night was the only one we had free, so we gave it a go. The dancers were typical of small flamenco shows with an elder (usually female) dancer who exuded class with every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 via mobile

The show was amazing, people service very good. If you can, ask for a table in the balcony. It gives a good view. Nice food and drinks.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 via mobile

This will surely be one of our favorite memories of our trip to Barcelona. The dancers and singers were really into it - it was fun to watch their intensity. The food is not the reason to go here. It was OK but not memorable. Remember to tell them if you have paid for tickets to Poble Espanyol so you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

One of the highlights of our trip to Barcelona. One initial warning, it's a little hard to find at night. We were trying to follow a map on our phone, but it totally had us confused. Just know, you have to enter through the Spanish Village and give your name at the security desk. So when you buy your ticket... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

By the time we decided to make reservations for the dinner/show at El Tablao de Carmen, the only timeslot we could get was 8:30 pm. We killed time going to the MNAC first and then walked over to El Tablao de Carmen in the pouring rain. We were hoping to explore the Poble Espanyol area before dinner (admission to this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

It was touristy for sure, but loved every minute!! The passion in the dancers was impressive and to be so close and feel the energy was memorable. As per other reviews, we chose the tapas and drink option and it was perfect for our dinner. Good service and plenty of food. We did the early show and as mentioned in... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

As my husband and I entered the venue and mentioned my name at the reception we were quickly appointed to our table by a very courteous waitress and we got front row table! Service was professional, staff were attentive and friendly. We chose the tapas option for the night. Food wise it was alright and plentiful we were so full... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Went with my husband and thoroughly enjoyed this flamenco. It's all about passion and music. It was a wonderful experience and even though we thought it was a little expensive the food was good and the show brilliant!

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