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Restaurante La Tarantula

Valladolid, 40, 08014 Barcelona, Spain
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Ranked #2,556 of 6,042 Restaurants in Barcelona
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Barcelona, Spain
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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51 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
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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