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El Tablao de Carmen

Avenida Francesc Ferrer i Guardia, 13, 08038 Barcelona, Spain
00-34-933256895
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Ranked #28 of 335 Attractions in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Theaters, Historic Sites
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... more » 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. « less
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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

A must if you're looking for a very enjoyable evening out. Good ambiance, very good food (3 types of menu). Better book ahead. The flamenco musicians and dancers were fantastic. Passionnate, bewitching.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Typical, for Spain is their Flamenco Show. Myself , my trip to Barcelona was perfectly completed by watching a fantastic flamenco dance @ El Tablo De Carmen , Poble Espanyol Spanish Village. This show came together with a full set dinner. They served variety of yummy tapas , beef or hake as main course , special local dessert , bottomless... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

Tremendous evening, real passion, fantastic energy. Tapas ok, enjoyed the sangria, waiting staff really helpful. Came out smiling from ear to ear, cannot help clapping and tapping your feet. If you get the chance go....

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We booked the Sangria and show for 41.00 Euros per person. Arrived early and had great seats front and center of the stage. The dancers were great. There were 3 female dancers and one male along with singers and guitar players. We would definately go again. The sangria is a whol;e pitcher and they give you a large bottle of... More

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Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The show was truly amazing. It was worth every penny, and even the food was great. We had tapas and a drink and the kids had the kids menu which was also very good. The show was the best part. The dancers and the singers were incredible and it's a must see show. The youngest dancer was really good! If... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It was a wonderful evening - relaxed, entertaining and happy. We got a table on the upper floor with the stage just below us, which gave us a great view of the show. The ambience was cheerful n nicely lit up. The only disappointing feature was the food - being vegetarians, we opted for a veg menu and were served... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Nice Show and really delicious tapas! The Youngest dancer was turning 18 at our show! And he was amazing! Also we enjoyed the Music alot! Very emotional and worth Show. The place is very beautiful as well! Only minus: The Menu was little and After asking for a bit more food, we just found out that we have to pay... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We had joined a Tapas menu a night and this was a great memory for us! Excellent Flamenco dance performance, great Tapas and drink, and atmosphere! Staff are super nice too! Highly recommend!

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Hyattsville, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

If she liked flamenco with a lot of foot stomping the answer would be yes. Of the 4 dancers only 2 showed some hints of what flamenco can be like. Avoid this tourist trap in the Poble Espanyol at all cost. The food is not very good either.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Although Flamenco dancing doesn't come from this area of Spain, we decided we would give it a try. We were not disappointed at all. We ordered the tapas menu with the show - the perfect size meal for us. Food was excellent and not too much. The Sangria, as at most places in Barcelona, was wonderful. Then the show started.... More

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