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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 #142 of 6,202 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Spanish
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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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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Haydock, England
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

It is invaraibly chock-a-block packed, but there are plenty of waiters on hand. Try the choritzo tortilla, it's delicious.

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New York City, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

This place is an amazing traditional catalan tapas restaurant that has been family owned for three generations. It is a block or two south of the Picasso Museum in el Born . The restaurant consists of a bar and 12 tables. We would highly recommend you go!! Get there before it opens at 7:30 or be prepared to stand around... More

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Dallas, Texas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

My wife and I spent 12 days in October visiting Spain and Morocco. We had many amazing meals during our time in both countries, but I have to say we enjoyed this place the most. It is primarily a locals place, and the location in the El Born neighborhood in Barca was easy to walk to from our hotel near... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This is a tiny restaurant suggested by many of my friends living in Barcelona. Unfortunately they don't take reservations so I would suggest to go there not during peak hours. Great value for money!!

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Sandefjord, Norway
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233 reviews 233 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We found this place recommended in the guide book, and also by our hotel. We were told to just go there, it will be packed with people and seem chaotic, but just wait, don´t give up and you will eventually get a table. We waited maybe for 15-20 minutes (Friday night) before we got a table. We were 5 persons,... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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72 reviews 72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We went to this place for a beer and pinchos. The beer was... beer, usual Estrella, so nothing to complain or rave about. We also had a platter of pinchos, and these were nothing special. Not bad, but definitely not great either, and overall I find pinchos in pretty much any Sagardi place in Barcelona much much better (one of... More

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San Diego
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

While scouting out exactly where we would need to go the next day to get to the Picasso Museum we found this incredible gem. The place was packed, so we waited at the bar for about 10 minutes until a table opened up. They start off by giving you champagne and a tasty patata tapas. Yummy, next there are peppers... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Yes, there are many champagne bars on Barcelona, and yes, there are probably some that would consider El Xampanyet to be less than authentic, but usually that's what happens when something gets popular, it loses it's cred. Honestly, this place is great. It's small, fickle (operating hours are narrow), tight, etc. But, the tapas are VERY unique and very tasty.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Apparently an old stables occupied the site and wine has been served there since the late 1800's. Very crowded on our arrival. We had been advised to stand, and wait patiently for the waiters to catch our eye, not for us to catch their eyes. Not sure if our etiquette was correct, but the charming service we received there after... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This is what it feels like to be a local. a cozy little bar with ceramic tiles decorating the place all around. We arrived just before the service at the near by cathedral finished, so were lucky to get a table. We got excellent service and enjoyed the pluma pork, along with several other tapas dishes recommended by the waiter.... More

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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
Cuisine: Spanish

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