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El Atril

23 C/Carders, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
93 310 1220
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Ranked #616 of 5,913 restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Sangria is OK, the tandoori chicken as a starter was Nice. The sirloin steak with gnochi was very good. Baked saignant like my son loves. And the duck breast was fabulous !!

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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We found this restaurant while we were walking around the Gothic Quarter and it was a great first experience with tapas! Somehow we got lucky and were able to sit on the terrace - it was lovely just to sit and watch the world go by. We ordered about 6 different tapas dishes and loved every one of them. Wish... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Wow! What a great find. Wondering around the streets hungry we stumbled across this picturesque restaurant for Tapas and it was lovely! The food was delicious and the staff was very friendly. If you want amazing tapas definitely drop by here!!!

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Naples, Italy
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

After reading several reviews on restaurants in the area we decided on El Atril. We checked the hours on their website which were listed as 12:00 to midnight. Arriving at 18:00, seeing that the hours were listed the same as the website on the window, we expected to run into no problems having Tapas. We were informed that there was... More

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atril, Owner at El Atril, responded to this review

Hi there, The kitchen is open from 12 to midnight Tuesday to Saturday, Sunday 11:45am to 11:45pm and Monday from 6pm for tapas and 7pm for night menu,. The hours have been the same for the past 3years. During the week we serve the lunch menú from 1pm to 4-4:30pm and then the "carta" main menu is available from 7pm.... More

London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

A friend recommended I go here and I am so glad I did. Absolutely fantastic food and the waiters were so friendly. Perfect place to sit outside and people watch.

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Singapore, Singapore
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

A discrete place, the food was top-notch during our visit. There was a sense of family about the place - despite being very professionally run - almost as though this was the local hangout. A touch out-the-way but worth seeking out. Inventive combinations of good ingredients without overloading flavours. Not formal dining but a place for good food with good... More

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Little Rock, AR
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112 reviews 112 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

There is nothing particularly good or bad to say about this place. It was just simply average. The food, the wine and the service were adequate. But nothing really stands out about this place. We sat at a table outside and that was nice, but there are many, many other places in the city in which to do that. I... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Terrace is nice, but we had to sit inside - aged, dated furniture - food was okay, tasty enough and also reasonalbly priced. All in all, it was a pretty forgettable experience however, there are so many better places within the area that it didn´t warrant us trying this place again.

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Senior Contributor
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30 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

A group of 6 of us had an excellent evening here. I a slightly off beat menu but very good. We had tapas to start and then main courses. I had duck with real mango chutney. Very good atmosphere and it was full. Will go again.

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Alicante Province, Spain
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Stumbled into this place. Doesn't look much from the outside but once inside we enjoyed some fantastic food in a buzzing environment. Only criticism that we had was that the service was a little slow but that didn't detract from our enjoyment of the place.

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