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El Callejon

#317 of 6,675 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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Carrer Ample 33 bis o Carrer Gignas 10-12, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
931742424
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 261
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  • 107
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice

Arrived late to where we were staying and went out in search of a late dinner. We passed by this restaurant and it looked cosy so we went in. Food was lovely. Had a nice bbq taste. We had 6 tapas to share, a bottle of wine and a coffee for about €70. Not bad value. Service good. While we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
simongb
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Dublin, Ireland
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
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Dublin, Ireland
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193 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

Arrived late to where we were staying and went out in search of a late dinner. We passed by this restaurant and it looked cosy so we went in. Food was lovely. Had a nice bbq taste. We had 6 tapas to share, a bottle of wine and a coffee for about €70. Not bad value. Service good. While we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

Reserved a table off the cuff for around 21:30 on a Friday night and went off for a cocktail. On our return the staff loudly indicated that our table wasn't ready but the diners at it would be done soon in front of said diners - left my friends and I feeling a little embarrassed, and if it was us... More 

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New Romney, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

I was made to feel very welcome as soon as I walked in and was immediately given a table. Great choice of tapas and lovely wine selection to match. As the evening progressed the restaurant was heaving but the staff coped very well and we were not ignored. Lovely atmosphere and décor. Off the beaten track but find it if... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Nothing at all to dislike, if you can get in. Friendly place serving excellent food. There is an extensive range of food and drink all at reasonable cost. Some of the dishes are offered in two sizes and prices. The Iberico ham and prawn dishes s are quite sublime. Just go for what you are partial to or would like... More 

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We stumbled across el Callejon up what looked like a cul de sac in the Gothic quarter of Barcelona. Going in turned out to be an excellent decision. The tapas were high quality and the service friendly and efficient. Highly recommended.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The bar staff are friendly and accommodating - just what we needed after a long night of travel. The food is great and the atmosphere even better.

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Found this place when could not get in elsewhere, glad we did as it was very good. Great tapas and the staff very friendly. Good value as well unlike the night before on The Ramblas. You will not be disappointed if you eat here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My friend and I were wondering around and found this very nice restaurant! Good food tapas, nice and friendly waiters! But too sad that the entrance of this restaurant is not noticeable!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Great tapas, freandly staff. We had about 20-30 minutes wait for our table and we sat by the bar and had a drink during the wait. Great food, the tapas were outstanding!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Excellent everything, heart of the old town with great argentinian hosts and great food - tapas and proper dishes. Worth a visit!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Carrer Ample 33 bis o Carrer Gignas 10-12, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Neighborhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Phone Number: 931742424

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 27
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?
 

Staying in Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)

Neighborhood Profile
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this picturesque neighborhood is the very heart of Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas brought to life by the many small bars and local musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.
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