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Bar Celta

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Neighborhood:
El Born / La Ribera
Seafood, Spanish, Tapas
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Carrer de la Princesa, 50, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933150006
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8:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 103
    Excellent
  • 118
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 24
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice tapas restaurant

I really loved the food at bar Celta... Good portions and delicious tapas expecially the grilled calamari but a little bit disappointed with patata bravas which it could be much better apart of that I would definitely recommend!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
marilenabnm
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
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291 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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West Greece, Greece
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

We were passing by and stoped because many locals were eating there and you could see the food. It has a variety of tapas, meat and seafood and the portions are realy good. 3 persons had 5 tapas and 5 beers , we were stuffed and paid 40€. The personel is friendly and humorous. Not great environment, but the best... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I really loved the food at bar Celta... Good portions and delicious tapas expecially the grilled calamari but a little bit disappointed with patata bravas which it could be much better apart of that I would definitely recommend!!

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Bonn, Germany
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We were new to Tapas and other seafood delicacies. We asked the waiter and he suggested a platter of seafood items.It was yummy specially the pulpo. Must visit if you want to try authentic sea food cuisine in Barcelona

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We tried this place for an evening of tapas with our 12 year old. Our Spanish is very limited, but the "point at the dish" method of ordering seemed to be working fine. After a beer I tried to order a glass of red wine and I got a bottle. Ok I thought... The atmosphere was friendly. The food came,... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We heart this place from a friend so tried for our forth day in Barcelona. The food was delicious , pulperia was perfect. The fried food are not freshly prepared , they fry them and when you order they only heat. And stuff was a bit difficult , when we ask about some info , they said all you need... More 

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New York City, New York
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150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This is your place if you are looking for great octopus in a relaxed, non pretentious but cool setting. The octopus is excellent - served on a wooden board in a very large portion! Also recommend the baked green peppers which are among the best I had that week in Barcelona. Service is excellent too

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

pulpo and pimienta simply good and other food you can select and see directly from windowed counter looks good

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Paris, France
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This tapas bar specializes in tapas from Galicia, and they serve their wine in bowls! They pour the first bowl and you refill as often as you like (they will tally up the total at the end). There are three long counters with choices of traditional tortillas (in Spain this is a potato quiche), sausages, fried fish and seafood like... More 

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

It's a very typical restaurant in Barcelona... Good quality nice smiling batman. A local way you should visit !!! ΤΗΕ Place were tapas were made -probably- try if you are an easy going person - relaxed - not formally dressed -simple person

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The food is good. The place can be louder than others but we had a good time. We waited for a table but it's worth the wait. Octopus, prawns, tortilla, all really good. No fancy service. Just good food delivered in a simple but damn tasty way. For me, a top experience. Oh yeah, and the price is great value... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Carrer de la Princesa, 50, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighborhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 933150006

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Spanish, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:30 am - 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?
 

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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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