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Restaurante La Tarantula

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Valladolid, 40, 08014 Barcelona, Spain
93.411.27.28
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
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My friend and I finished playing a game at Para Park and found this restaurant on the corner. We went at an off time, so the place wasn't really crowded. Our server didnt speak English, so we just pointed and ate. The food was delicious, including the nachos with sauteed onions, and these... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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Barcelona, Spain
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This is a opinion about the propietario of this place, the propietario is a bad guy, we ask for a descent table and he looking at us, being tourist he said their were no place left, we said we had a reservation from my girlfriend, she lives here and knows the place, and that guy don't give a Sh, made... More 

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

My friend and I finished playing a game at Para Park and found this restaurant on the corner. We went at an off time, so the place wasn't really crowded. Our server didnt speak English, so we just pointed and ate. The food was delicious, including the nachos with sauteed onions, and these delicious quesadillas.

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

With a menu that covers anything wrapped in a tortilla (tacos, burritos, enchiladas, fajitas) in a very well balanced combination between what's expected and what can surprise you, Tarántula has managed to top my list of Mexican (or Tex-Mex) restaurants in town. The Ranchero Nachos could easily become my favorite guilty food. Great Chipotle sauce. Go for the Enchilada Suiza... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We booked the table few days ago and now we are fascinated with this restaurant. One of the best restaurant I ever been. It's a Mexican restaurant with a lot of Mediterranean receipts. The order was 4 dishes and we were 5, we finished satisfy... full.. what to say about the quality? it's awesome how they could make us happy... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I had wanted toeat at tis restaurant for a long time. Butevery time I tired it was either close or full (most of the times). I enjoyed the food and the portions are decent. What I don't like is the fact that the place is too noisy. I also would like to have a more Mexican decoration. But the overall... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

So I had seen on the internet that this place didn't get the best reviews, but many of the reviewers complained mainly about the fact that this was just some kind of texmex, not real Mexican food. So, I never went to Mexico, I wouldn't know the difference, so this did not deter me from trying the restaurant myself. Well... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012 via mobile

Tiny place, gets hot and is packed on any night. Food was ok. It's not like Tex Mex places in US....in a good way. Big portions. However the atmosphere is more like a loud nightclub. Everyone shouting, loud music, etc... Ok if that's what you're expecting. Not an intimate setting. But overall good experience

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Markham, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

The service was amazing! The owner is very friendly, portions of food are HUGE, the food tastes great, and the prices are very reasonable! Just make sure to ask about portion size before you order because they are HUGE !!! Nachos with cheddar cheese are amazing! There are two salsa's, spicy and mild, but both are very tasty ! I... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

Tarantura is a cossy Mexican restaurant in Sants. Is the perfect place to go with a group of friends. The atmosphere is relaxed, the stuf is friendly and a nice experience is garanteed. The food is really nice, and the size of the dishes are huge. Ask the waiter for the size of your dish, if you are not very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Valladolid, 40, 08014 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona
  • Phone Number: 93.411.27.28

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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