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ABaC Restaurant

Avda. Tibidabo 1, 08022 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 19 66 00
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Ranked #21 of 6,063 Restaurants in Barcelona
Price range: $167 - $193
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish, Fusion
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: In 2000 ABaC Restaurant opened its doors in his first location, Carrer del Rec 79 in Barcelona. In May 2008 changed to his new address in Avenida Tibidabo, 1. The gastronomy is the fundamental axis of the project. The restaurant awarded with 2** Michelin, and nominated by The Best Restaurant 2011 in Catalonia by the Catalan Academy of Gastronomy, can seat up to 56 diners. Located in the newly constructed pavilion in direct contact with the garden, the interior and the exterior are found through large windows. It is a caprice of whites, in all tones. In a calm, neutral and elegant atmosphere, the sense of sophistication is shaped by the small details and the materials used, as well as a sophisticated combination of lights. The kitchen of 200 m2 has been designed by Joaquim Casademont. It is a black container, in which stainless steel furniture takes all leadership, an effect that has been reinforced by the lighting, a route marked by leds serves as a guide and allows the guests to cross it. Rooms for private events with a capacity of 20 to 60 diners respectively, complete its restoration facilities. The "Lounge Bar", which opens until 2.00 p.m. and where the music, light and color of the room subtly change;There is also an extensive cellar, offering near 1000 references, and from which you can select your perfect wine. Chef Jordi Cruz and his team of young professionals develop a creative cusine of superb technique, based on the product and which meets both creativity and tradition. In addition, our attentive yet friendly service create a professional but relaxed atmosphere, which makes ABaC holder of 2** Michelin.
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35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

16 Course Grand Tasting with Wine Pairings. From the entrance (you need to be buzzed into a long walkway). to the ending walk, everything was done with great attention to detail and executed perfectly. Definitely modern styled cooking and technique, but an incredible experience. The tables are unusually shaped and have plenty of room as many dishes are finished table-side.... More

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Bergen, Norway
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

Oh my god. Had our wedding in Abac in July. We where 10 persons that had the Grand Abac with wine. Dont know what to say.How about this: I canceled my trip to Paris this spring. I am going back to Barcelona for another go. This is not a 2 star. Wake up Michelin. This is a 3 star. Thanks... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Booked this restaurant to celebrate husband's 50th birthday whilst visiting Barcelona - food, service, ambience and style were fantastic. Possibly the best meal we have eaten - it was 'heaven on a plate'! A clever chef with great ideas, not cheap but worth it for a special treat. Truly a great experience.

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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Selected the gastronomic course (18 courses) with wine pairing and the optional Kobe beef. Was an excellent procession of modernist preparations to titillate the palate. Amazing service too. I would highly recommend this place. The ambience was superb. The restaurant is set in a green manicured garden in a quiet enclave adjacent a main street.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Ok. So we (2 guests) went to this restaurant after a lot of research on TripAdvisor. I noticed a few comments about Americans getting poor treatment. Bit I figured, well, I'm not the ugly American type so maybe it was just a fluke. Well, it did not seem to matter. Couple of observations and you be the judge. We had... More

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JennifferMorrell, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at ABaC Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Mr. David, First of all, allow us to apologize if we did not achieve your complete satisfaction this time. We are definitely surprise about your post, as our team works hard everyday to achieve our distinguished guests` satisfaction wherever they come from. We regret to say that our reservation procedure is accurate and we will never do or say... More

Knoxville, TN
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

My wife and I visited and did the 13 course tasting menu, with wine pairings. All I can say is "wow". We've dined out all over the world and this is certainly a standout experience. The wait staff was highly engaged and efficient, but in a manner that helped the food and wine. The wine selections were superb and matched... More

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Paris, France
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14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We took the smaller tasting menu of 10 courses. The food is very creative with a substantial japanese influence. My favourite course was the octopus potatoes stew with curry and mushroom stock, which apparently originates from the famous local dish but with an interesting twist. I was also impressed with the mackerel starter - a fish with a somewhat mixed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This is the place to come and eat in Barcelona if you are lucky enough to get a table. Interesting concoctions and pairings Local based products all star young chef jordi cruz takes you on a magical journey of taste and beauty

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Epic dinner! This place deserves a 3rd Michelin star in my opinion. Great ambience, very quiet and subtle lighting, amazing table and serving set ups for every course. Great service and palate teasers in abundance. Top 5 meals I've ever had!

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This gorgeous two-Michelin star restaurant is a seafood lover's dream with delicious cocktails and an amazing gastronomic experience.

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