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Cafe Granja Viader

#473 of 6,739 Restaurants in Barcelona
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Neighborhood:
El Raval
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Xucla 4-6, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
933-183-486
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9:00 am - 1:15 pm
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 1:15 pm
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Yummy Dessert in an Authentic Atmosphere

We went there a few times in the last few months and loved the atmosphere as well as the desserts. The flan is to die for, and is the perfect portion. Crème Brulee isn't shabby either. Space is tight, but we were able to take our son in the Maclaren (light buggy). Service is not the most friendly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
WTaw71
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dessert
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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We went there a few times in the last few months and loved the atmosphere as well as the desserts. The flan is to die for, and is the perfect portion. Crème Brulee isn't shabby either. Space is tight, but we were able to take our son in the Maclaren (light buggy). Service is not the most friendly but it... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Everybody stops here for a hot chocolate, it seems. We had a cappuccino and an espresso, both being excelent.

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Turkey, İzmir
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55 reviews 55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

You are in Barcelona. 100% Catalan. So you should test something typical and 100% Catalan which is crema catalana in a very old cafe (since 1870) near by La Rambla. Ready to pay 4.20 Euro for it in Granja M.Viader, Xuecla, 4-6, 08001, Barcelona.

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Barcelona, Spain
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I love this small "granja" (café would be a bad translation), that you can find in a narrow street in the old neighbourhood of the town. The chocolate is tasty and dark, the whipped cream is freshly made, and the churros are very crunchy. A delight!

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

especially churos are worth the line. The dark hot chocolate was okey. My friend had boccodillos with manchego cheese which was quite avarage

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We went there with my friends as many people had recomended it. I visited many places in Barcelona but this is so far the best place to have a hot chocolate in the city. Try it if you like thick and strong chocolate. The locals queue is the proof!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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153 reviews 153 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Went here for an evening dessert. Was told by three different servers that the cafe was closing in 45 minutes, yet it took forever to find someone to place an order and get the dessert. The hot chocolate was average for Spain. The apple tart was slightly below average. Didn't really see what all the hype was about...

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Istanbul, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I had very high expectations for this famous place but our experience was just average. We had Crema Catalana (3.65 €) and Ensaimada (1.65 €) with two coffees (1.30 €). I cannot say that the desserts were not tasty but they were not the best I ever had. The atmosphere was nice, the service was OK but not a place... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

My boyfriend is and has always been kind of obsessed with Cacaolat and little did we know, this is the place were it was first served in 1931. (And produced by the same). As a celiac I really appreciate that the menu is clearly marked with the gluten free products. I had a delish cheesecake made of mató (like a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

With my copy of the article from Afar magazine June/ July issue tucked in my purse I was lucky to find this sweet shop of chocolate and churros in Barcelona. It was on a small side street. I may never have walked down. But I found it and had the most enjoyable treat It is old fashioned in its look.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Xucla 4-6, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Raval
  • Neighborhood: El Raval
  • Phone Number: 933-183-486

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 1:15 pm
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 1:15 pm
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 1:15 pm
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 1:15 pm
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 1:15 pm
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 1:15 pm
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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El Raval
Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic spots in the entire city. A sense of humble authenticity protrudes from the many independent record stores, second hand shops, and student bars that seem to light up the streets day and night. The rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day forum for bohemian youth, abuzz with the sights and sounds of late-night gatherings and talented skateboarders showing off their latest tricks.
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