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Quimet & Quimet

C/Poeta Cabanyes 25, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
93 442 31 42
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Ranked #104 of 5,985 restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $22
Cuisines: Spanish, Tapas
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Turkish first
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English first
Singapore, Singapore
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

we had one of our best tapas meals/experiences at this little lovely place. it is small so expect it to be crowded. expect to rub shoulders with strangers and fight for attention. but also expect quick and friendly service and very, very, good food. we loved the small sandwiches (available in a great variety of flavors). almost everyone will be... More

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Perm', Komi, Russia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Went here last year and liked a lot, but this time it is closed for august. Recommend salmon with honey. There ara no tabels, you stand at street. The bar is small, service is great.

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Barbados
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

this was one of our highlights - please do give it a try its fun - its cool - its excellent in terms of quality of food and we cant wait to go back there again.

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London
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I used to live two blocks from this bar, so for many years it was my local place to meet with friends or bring people who was visiting Barcelona. It was a well kept it secret for many locals. Well seems like no a 'secret place' any more, the last time I was there I could see many tourist, but... More

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I have a thing for hole-in-the-wall restaurants when I'm travelling because that's usually where I end up finding the most authentic local food. Quimet & Quimet was no different. We got to Q&Q around 1:30pm in the afternoon and it was the perfect time to get there. It wasn't as crowded and we didn't have to wait at all. It... More

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San Francisco, California
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

... A pity I can't be there every day. I went on recommendation of the concierge. The restaurant is owner operated and Quimet makes the tapas himself. I didn't look at the menu but instead asked him to. Ake me 3 tapas and a glass of white. 5 min later I was enjoying a dance on my tongue! Will certainly... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Quimet & Quimet is tiny, crowded, loud, and absolutely perfect. My party and I visited this family run Barcelona institution two of our last three nights in Barcelona. Do not be intimidated by the loud and cramped nature of the place. Walk in, grab a menu, and place an order. Every last things we tried on the menu was delicious.... More

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Sweden
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Got this place recommended from a local Spanish lady that brings her family here for tapas. The place is smaller then I expected but the tapas are really worth it. You have to push your way to the front and order what you want. The staff is amazing in keeping control on what you have ordered and the tapas are... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Best food of our trip! Amazing! Get there right at 7 so as to not wait as long. Be prepared to scream your order, don't be intimated! You won't be disappointed! Try the salmon with honey and drunken apricot for dessert!

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barcelona
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40 reviews 40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Being long-term foreign residents of BCN (10+years), we head out to Q+Q every couple months or so, and always wonder why we don't go more often. Oh sure, it could be due to their funny tapas-hours (closing at 10pm and on weekends), or the fact that you literally have to jostle with a tsunami of dazed tourists (mostly asian at... More

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