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Obe Restaurant

#550 of 6,735 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Neighborhood:
El Born / La Ribera
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Placa de Santa Caterina 1, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932682365
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10:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tue - Sat 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: italian restaurant with fresh market produce, high quality cuisine at...
italian restaurant with fresh market produce, high quality cuisine at affordable prices, large selection of Italian wines. make appetizers starting at 19:00h,there is a fixed price menu for lunch and a la carte menu in the evening. the dishes vary according to market availability, exquisite food, excellent location and very nice local design.restaurante italiano con productos frescos del mercado, cocina de alta calidad a precios accesibles, gran selección de vinos italianos. hacemos aperitivos a partir de las 19:00h, hay menú al mediodía y carta por la noche, los platos cambian según disponibilidad de mercado, comida exquisita, excelente location y local de diseño muy agradable.
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  • 91
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    Very good
  • 7
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  • 6
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great wine selection and food.

It was worth noting the wine first, selection was excellent especially if you like Italian reds. The owner was knowledgeable about them as well. Food was very good and wait staff was excellent. They have a nice outdoor area for after dinner drinks and were happy to make the whole experience... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
Mark D
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

It was worth noting the wine first, selection was excellent especially if you like Italian reds. The owner was knowledgeable about them as well. Food was very good and wait staff was excellent. They have a nice outdoor area for after dinner drinks and were happy to make the whole experience perfect.

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52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

This little restaurant is situated just behind Santa Caterina market and is a good stop after wandering around the market. We went for lunch and thoroughly enjoyed it. They do have a terrace but we opted to sit inside.We had the menu del dia which was great value for money. Two of us had pasta with pesto and the other... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

We wanted to eat outside on our recent - April - visit to Barcelona, which proved difficult, so ended up sitting in here. We were really pleased with our food - steak and pork shank - but were a little limited by the menu when choosing as we don't like fish. Service was okay, food was tasty, filling and freshly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Good food, friendly staff. Be prepared to eat to a funky soundtrack. A cold draft from the open door was the only downside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

Last minute decision for lunch with 2 adults 2 teens.. And what a nice one! Had menu del dia with pasta first, fish and rice as main menu, wine and water, coffee or postre.. Light meal, very nice tastes, nice table almost IN the window, authentic atmosphere. At an astonishing light budget.. Real Italian food. A place to come back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The best meal we have ever had! Delicious wine, polite service and atmosphere of small restaurant with home food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

Tucked behind St. Catarina Market, in its own little Placa, Obe rates as one of our favorites in Barcelona. Great menu selections, varied wine offerings and quality throughout. Lunch menu is excellent value not to be missed. Jean Claude is the owner and with his staff, provide warm, friendly service whether you want a full meal or just a glass... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We found this little gem during an evening walk in Old Barcelona. It is a lovely Italian restaurant that serves delicious food. Very friendly staff, great with kids We loved the pasta and the dessert. Such a surprise you can find such great, fine and original dishes in a city filled with touristic paella serving restaurants. Too bad it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We stumbled into Obe for lunch while exploring old Barça and had an excellent meal. The daily menu was very reasonably priced for the quality of food we received. There was also a very nice level of flexibility within the constraints of the fixed menu. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

...and the bubbly was very nicely chilled! ;) With the exquisite balance of tastes on the palate, light sparkles was exactly what the dishes deserved..

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Placa de Santa Caterina 1, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighborhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 932682365

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 46
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic

Description

italian restaurant with fresh market produce, high quality cuisine at affordable prices, large selection of Italian wines. make appetizers starting at 19:00h,there is a fixed price menu for lunch and a la carte menu in the evening. the dishes vary according to market availability, exquisite food, excellent location and very nice local design.restaurante italiano con productos frescos del mercado, cocina de alta calidad a precios accesibles, gran selección de vinos italianos. hacemos aperitivos a partir de las 19:00h, hay menú al mediodía y carta por la noche, los platos cambian según disponibilidad de mercado, comida exquisita, excelente location y local de diseño muy agradable.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:30 am - 12:00 am

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

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El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few places that live and breathe such exciting energy regardless of the time of day. This neighborhood seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants ranging from fancy Michelin-star establishments to trendy fusion restaurants. Here you'll find historical and cultural attractions such as the popular Picasso Museum and the Gothic cathedral La Santa Maria del Mar, where you just might be able to catch a traditional Catalan wedding.
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