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Irati Taverna Basca

Cardenal Casanas, 17, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 42 54 11
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Ranked #239 of 6,526 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $22 - $56
Cuisines: Spanish, Tapas, Healthy, Basque
Neighborhood:
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Description: Irati is a lively tapas bar and restaurant, specializing in dishes from the Basque region of Spain. They offer you the choice between rubbing shoulders with a sociable crowd of diners over an extensive tapas selection, or entering the back room for a more authetinc experience, over menu dishes. / Irati es un verdadero bar de tapas y restaurante, especializado en platos del Pais Basco, region de Espana. Ofrece la eleccion entre comer de pie en un ambiente muy sociable una larga seleccion de tapas, o sentarte en el restaurante detras para una experiencia mas autentica de platos a la carta.
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Incline Village, Nevada, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Our son took the family there. Well priced. Since we had a huge group, we went around lunchtime. Just ask for a plate, order your beverage, help yourself to the pintxos. Keep the picks on the plate so you can pay the correct amount. Ask for some Sidre, the Basque cider. They pour it correctly.

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Connecticut
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44 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My husband, daughter (12) and I stopped here for some dinner. At first, we weren't too sure about having to stand and exactly how the whole process worked but the bartender (a young, super friendly guy) explained it and told us we should stay. Glad he did, because we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. I thought the 1.95Euro per piece was reasonable... More 

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Padova
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My partner and I went to I Rati to try Tapas, we ate very well they had lots of different types of tapas that tasted really yummy!!! A young and friendly girl explained us the tapas tradition in Barcellona and also gave us some good red wine. The restaurant is in the city center at the Barrio Gotico but there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

You can try many different pinchos for a fair price. They are great and fast as you just pick them from the balcony. The waiter also passes offering the hot ones. It's the type of finger food bar, there is no place to seat. Great to try some real Spanish stuff.

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We went here on a Sunday night and ate at the front bar after reading the great reviews. We were not disappointed! You do stand as mentioned but it is a great, friendly atmosphe. The food was tasty, the staff are very helpful, and attentive considering how busy it is. They are also happy to assist those English speaking. My... More 

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Auckland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Recommended by our concierge as a place for a tapas dinner but we were hungry and that's where the bill mounted up. The system is to reserve your toothpicks, that skewer every item (except those on little plastic spoons) and they are used to charge for the meal. Each costs €2.00 and it is not hard to have 15 mouthfulls... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

In my opinion one of the best pinxtos experiences in Spain. I know thats a big call but hey this place is great. The food is always fresh because it is always being eaten and replaced. Very Spanish but welcoming of the tourist visit. Dare to be brave and just help yourself to the array of delicious snack foods that... More 

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42 reviews 42 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

Was recommended we go here for Pintxos and glad we did! Beautifully presented, we shared about 14 different Pintxos - some wonderful, some not so wonderful ( personally not our taste). The ones with tuna were especially good. Cordial staff who explained in English the different selections. Knew this was a "standing" type of establishment, but after a full morning... More 

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Imatra, Finland
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

The pintxos are beautifully presented and tasty, cheap from the Finnish point of view, but in Barcelona you get the same quality for just a bit less. They constantly go around and suggest some novelties just out the oven, and everything looks good, so it can be difficult to keep your budget. Their list of wines is good. Tourists fill... More 

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Westcliff on Sea Essex
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We had a very good meal here; the hake was especially good. I had Lamb trotters which was tasty if a little unusual. They serve tapas which looked lovely but we had been walking for hours and couldn't face eating standing up. There wasn't the option of mixing and matching the a la carte menu and tapas. The down side... More 

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Additional Information about Irati Taverna Basca

Address: Cardenal Casanas, 17, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: +34 933 42 54 11
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona
Average Prices: USD 22 - 56
Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas, Healthy, Basque

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