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Cal Pep

Placa de les Olles 8, 08003 Barcelona, Spain (Sant Pere - Santa Caterina i la Ribera)
93 310 79 61
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Ranked #704 of 6,069 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Neighborhood: Sant Pere - Santa Caterina i la Ribera
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

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Seattle
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70 reviews 70 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I don't know that its worth an hour wait, we were lucky that we arrive just after 8 PM on a weeknight in October and waited around 15 minutes. You just queue up behind the long bar and they seat you in the order in which you arrived. We went with the pre-fix, which we thought was perfectly fairly priced.... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Whenever I go to Barcelona I go to Cal Pep. Whenever any of my friends go to Barcelona I advice them to here. It's a seafood restaurant but have all the classic tapas. It has 2 sections. The restaurant section where you eat like a proper restaurant. You better book in advance. The bar section, this is the place where... More

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Shanghai, China
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

Its a tiny bar style seafood tapas restaurant, highly recommended by a friend. We were there at about 1pm and there were already people waiting. We were lucky to be seated the first round. The waiter recommended a mix of 4 tapas to start with, in fact most people order the same. The fried squid, fish and the grilled shell... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

While trying to avoid tourist traps we fell for the biggest trap of all. We payed 120 euros for a meal after waiting in line for over an hour. With such high score on trip advisor and constant line goes all the way to the street "Cal Pep" is a gold mine for the owners. No menu. No prices. No... More

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Oslo, Norway
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The tapas was great! So much different stuff, all so tasty. It was fun sitting at the counter, and our waitor was very friendly. You have to be there when it opens if you don't want to stand in line and (get tipsy from drinking lovely wine when) waiting for a while.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We came at the recommendation of our hotel before heading to Museu Picasso. The standard tapas rotation was yummy and fresh. Especially liked the clams with broth do tasty we dipped our tomato bread in it and the monkfish with mushrooms. Washed down ww beer or simple white wine. Would go back.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Instead of eating on the bar,you may go into the restaurant and have 6 tapas per the waiter's choice. You may order further if you are still hungary. Very ordinary dishes. No excitement. They charge 16 euros for tuna-tartar (one of the tapas) for two persons. Expensive, very dull, try somewhere else.

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

For the fish lover, just spectacular. The fish kept on coming and coming and I couldnt get enough. Definitely worth trying. This or the sister restaurant.

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Absolutely among the best food you can have in town. Each plate is heavenly cooked !!! From the clams, to the tortillas, everything is overwhelming . Try the tuna tartare: just cannot stop eating it!!! The crema catalana as dessert is fantastic. The service is amazing : friendly ith everyone. Kids are more than welcome!! Yes you have to wait,... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

There are lots of reviews here complaining about lack of menus or choice of food, long waits to get in and then being shuffled around once you have sat down, all vey valid points but none of them detract from the fact that this place is damn good. You have to queue up and wait behind the people who are... More

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Address: Placa de les Olles 8, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: 93 310 79 61
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Sant Pere - Santa Caterina i la Ribera
Cuisine: Seafood

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