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Jose Luis Restaurante

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Avinguda Diagonal, 520, 08006 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 007 563
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8:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 4
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Exceeded our expectations!

The restaurant was not bustling on a Friday night, possibly due to its location which is more of a residential neighborhood. But everything we ordered was exceptionally well prepared. The tapas were elegantly delivered and tasted wonderful, with the seafood based ones very fresh. The beef main came... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The food was excellent. Since we were exploring Spanish wine, we got some direction from out waiter and we had a most delectable time. We tried many different tapas and were very happy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The restaurant was not bustling on a Friday night, possibly due to its location which is more of a residential neighborhood. But everything we ordered was exceptionally well prepared. The tapas were elegantly delivered and tasted wonderful, with the seafood based ones very fresh. The beef main came in many pieces making it easy to share for bigger groups. Our... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This has always been one of our favourite restaurants in Barcelona. Excellent old-fashioned service (and no loud music). Great tapas, ham, gazpacho!. Also seafood, lamb, pasta and more. Good value. Nice location with easy access via public transport.

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Vienna, Austria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Great selection of Spanish tapas. Nice menu with seafood, lamb, steaks, pasta, etc. Three dining areas: terraza, downstairs bar, upstairs formal dining. Attentive and welcoming service every time! Highly recommended.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Situated back from the busy road Jose Luis has an obvious air of solid understatement. This we felt, was very much a locals restaurant, catering for the residents of the nearby grand aparments. Waiters in the traditional white jacket are attentive and brisk, and the comprehensive menu has many of the traditional favourites as well as some inventive ones. In... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Not too many words. The tapas were oily and the bread a bit stale. Frankly from nice setting I would have expected da much better food. Too bad it was a Monday and many other good places were closed.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

Jose Luis is a popular up-market tapas chain in Madrid. The tapas, menu and wine list are all of a high standard. The service tends to be friendly and prompt and they serve excellent cocktails. The Barcelona restaurant is no exception, although it is quite amusing to find such a typically "Madrileno" place in the heart of the capital of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012 via mobile

It has good food but it's nothing out of the common. Just a good place if you want to chill and it has lost a bit of the charm it used to have

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2011

Food is classical with tapas and other bites, as main courses fish and meat equally represented. During our visit many listed dishes were missing, service was poor even if we were almost alone (eating in a Madrilene restaurant in Barcelona on the day of Catalan i ndependance may be considered as provoking indeed...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avinguda Diagonal, 520, 08006 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona
  • Phone Number: +34 932 007 563
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 1:00 am

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