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Carrer de Montcada, 22 | Next to the Museu Picasso, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 197 003
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Ranked #131 of 6,365 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Cuisines: Spanish
Neighborhood:
El Born / La Ribera
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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Istanbul, Turkey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We has varios seafood tapas. All were excellent. A great tasting menu that is memorable. Try the signature house sparkling wine.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

After visiting the Picasso museum, my husband and I were looking for a place for lunch. We wandered down some streets packed with shops and restaurants, when we found two tapas bars next to each other. One was empty (we were pretty sure it wasn't closed) and the other was bustling and it didn't look like there were any empty... More 

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Invermere
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86 reviews 86 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Dined here on a local recommendation, it was great. Tiny tapas restaurant with lots of locals. The food was very good with a lot of variety. White anchovies were delicious, good wine selection, friendly staff.

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Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We stopped in here twice during our stay in Barcelona. It is a very tiny restaurant that is always packed and a bit hectic, but somehow it all works. The house made cava is really good and cheap! The tapas were delicious and among the best we had during our trip. Ordering from the menu is challenging, as it's all... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The atmosphere there is great, with people with all over the world, we grasped Germans, Dutch, Japanese, Italina, Brazilian, etc. The food is great with very stylish tastes and their distinctive anchovies, all with very Catalan style: "pa amb tomaquet", "butifarra negra", "bolets", etc.

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Muscat, Oman
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60 reviews 60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I have to say it was more fun visiting with my husband last time than my daughter this time....maybe due to the quantity of house bubbly we consumed last time. It seems to be much more expensive than two years ago as well BUT... The food is wonderful. I love the White anchovies, the tuna and leek is superb and... More 

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Pennsylvania
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24 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Definitely worth going here for the experience. Always busy but tables and space at the counter turned over fairly quickly. The servers were engaging (not all spoke English). The tapas wasn't over the top great, but certainly quite good.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
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138 reviews 138 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Xampanyet is a blast: a boisterous meeting place in El Born, mixed with tourists and locals alike enjoying good value tapas and excellent low-cost house made cava. I think a bottle of cava cost 9 euros, so about $11-$12 dollars - quite cheap by American standards. In fact, even though we had several rounds of tapas and two bottles of... More 

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USA
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21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

Atmosphere: 10, Food: 10, Experience: 15! Is it a tad bit touristy, yes but aren't we really all tourists looking for an "authentic" Spanish Tapas? One of the most memorable meals we had in Barcelona. A small tapas cafe in the Old Quarter with organized chaos...we let the wonderful female server bring us a sampling of wonderful tapas- each one... More 

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London
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63 reviews 63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This is one thing I wanted to experience on our trip to Barcelona a buzzing authentic tapas bar and this place delivered. Great atmosphere, really tasty tapas and a good value local Cava.

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Additional Information about El Xampanyet

Address: Carrer de Montcada, 22 | Next to the Museu Picasso, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: +34 933 197 003
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Cuisine: Spanish

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