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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 #26 of 333 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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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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Hong Kong
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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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Tel Aviv, Israel
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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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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Absolutely amazing. The dancers were so passionate and I've never seen dancing like this. One of the young dancers moved his feet so fast it looked like he was floating across the stage!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Yes,this is in pueblo Espanol wich I see is beeing rated as touristy, but the show is good. I have seen several Flamenco shows all over Spain and this is actually very good.It is a rather small venue wich makes it quite intimate since you are close to the stage.Flamenco is very passionate so beeing close to the stage is... More

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scarborough
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

amazing folks,the flamenco so passionate it sent shivers down my spine,proper authentic spanish tapas tasted delicious.The performers/musicians and dancers just blow you away.a definate must!!!!!

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Barcelona, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

I had to go with a friend that was visiting the city from UK and bought the tickets. In my opinion it is outrageous because Flamenco is not from Barcelona... And Barcelona is not Seville... This is a tourist attraction for visitors that have not got a clue of Catalan culture and Barcelona identity. I felt ashamed because the quality... More

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