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La Bodegueta

Rambla de Catalunya 100, Barcelona, Spain (Eixample)
93 215 48 94
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Ranked #1,285 of 6,002 Restaurants in Barcelona
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Neighborhood: Eixample
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67% Recommend
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Turkish first
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English first
California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We sat at the bar and the chefs and other employees were very friendly. We found the restaurant through Rick Steves' book, and we weren't disappointed. My daughter and husband shared octopus and really enjoyed it, I stuck with the vegetarian tapas. The chocolate cake was a great dessert. I took a picture of the chefs looking at Rick Steves'... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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248 reviews 248 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
246 helpful votes 246 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The restaurant has a great Barcelona vibe to it.....friendly, fast and great service. The menu tapas range was excellent with so many exciting dishes. The fried fresh anchovies and the calamari were excellent. The roasted eggplant salad was excellent. All good.

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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We had read the review in Time Out and seen the queues to get a table, so we put our name down and waited an hour for a table - gosh the food was poor. The croquettes were cold and the tortilla was stodgy, tasteless and cold. I won't go on to describe the rest of the food - carb... More

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Peachtree City, GA
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149 reviews 149 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

There are too many great places in Barcelona that you shouldn’t waste a meal at this one. The food was just so-so and the waitress had a major league attitude. I think she must be the owner’s daughter and although she despises the thought of working - he makes her work anyway. Otherwise, she would have been fired a long... More

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Lawrence, Kansas
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218 reviews 218 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

A group of us visited this rather smallish restaurant, located in the upscale Rambla de Catalunya in Barcelona. The locale is no nonsense, old-fashion, and harkens back to another period in time. With a menu focusing on mainstay tapas, sandwiches, drinks (mostly beers, soft drinks, and wine) La Bodegueta does not disappoint. The food is incredible, with freshly prepared items... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Good food, nice service and a super atmosphere. Most visitors are locals, which is always nicer then tourists.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

this place was very good with friendly bartenders and service. the best thing we ate was the patatas bravas. best we had while in Barcelona.

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Shawnee On Delaware
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91 reviews 91 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

If you wanted to design a movie set for the Barcelona tapas restaurant, this would be a good place to start. Half a dozen steps leading down from a busy street, small tables with wooden stools, a discreet bar where white-shirted waiters quietly construct simple plates. An ancient wall refrigerator whose multiple doors hold all manner of surprises. Got that... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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79 reviews 79 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

Barcelona has almost 3 restaurants per block, so it is easy to get into a wrong one. This place has a nice setting on a pedestrian boulevard outside the actual restaurant, on a quiet street, but that is all. Food is average, prices are over average and service is fairly good and quick. Having over five thousand choices, I will... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

Went to this place after seeing Rick Steves recommendation, plus being suggested by Hotel Gallery staff. Very good paella; simple place which is down a few steps from the sidewalk, probably would have walked past it if we didn't have the street number. Since none of us spoke Spanish getting meal descriptions was a little tricky, but enjoyed it overall.... More

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