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Cafe De L'Academia

Lledo 1 | Closed on SUNDAY, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
93-319-8253
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Ranked #102 of 5,913 restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Spanish
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Bergen, Norway
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I have eaten here numerous times and it is absolutely amazing. The location is perfect and the food is of the highest quality.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

We saw the reviews and decided to try for ourselves. We weren't disappointed. It's in one of the small squares in the gottic quarter. Everyone enjoyed their food it was very well cooked with good quality ingredients. They also do half portions of most of the main courses which is great for kids or if you want a light lunch.... More

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Barcelona
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

Great food. Service brusque but efficient. Half portions added bonus. Desserts exceptional. Can be hard to find. Outdoor seating nice in summer.

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washington, dc
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47 reviews 47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Our concierge recommended this restaurant and booked a table for us on fairly short notice. It was literally less than a minute from the hotel, with outdoor seating in a very charming plaza. We could only get a table inside, but that was fine for us. The restaurant is dimly lit and very atmospheric, in keeping with the fact that... More

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Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Busy restaurant in Bar Gotic,convenient to Mercer Hotel, will need to make reservation. Lamb was delicious.

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

We read good reviews about Cafe De L'Academia and walked over to check it out and make a reservation. We had a party of 6 and the waiter told us they had no patio seating and could only seat us inside at 8pm (very early for Spain). We told him we had had a late lunch and that 8pm was... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

I had seen great reviews of this establishment before we went to eat there recently. Managing expectations can be a balancing act when on holiday, especially if you manage to get a reservation in a good restaurant. However this very busy city centre eatery lived up to them. They were turning people away constantly, so ensure you book before hand.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Really tasty food. Nice atmosphere. Service was friendly and not over fussy. Great place to go if you are looking for a relaxing long lunch.

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philadelphia, pa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

After seeing this restaurant in Rick Steves, we were afraid it might be too touristy. We had three people which seemed to cause a little trouble in a place with lots of two tops. The host/proprietor was just so apologetic about the wait and so accommodating that we were not too bothered. We had a choice of sitting inside the... More

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sao paulo
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Located within the Gothic neighborhood, a nice outside seating area for hot days lunch and/or dinner. Food is local Spanish cousine, good quality and service is nice and expedite.

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