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Irati Taverna Basca

Cardenal Casanas, 17, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 42 54 11
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Ranked #247 of 6,427 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $24 - $61
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
14 helpful votes 14 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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USA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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115 reviews 115 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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106 reviews 106 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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Markham, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

we made the mistake of going here at 7 pm as we were really hungry. It was empty and absolutely no vibe, but the sandwiches were pretty good. When we walked by this restaurant on another night at 10 pm, it was absolutely crowded with locals and had an amazing vibe. The food alone would not be enough for me... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Fun, busy, definitely stand in bar for the best experience. Great cashier and server. The food sells itself on its looks and other diners moans and groans of excellence. You really must go and try. Quick, easy, and very fun.

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Winchester, Virginia
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15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in shortly after they opened on a Sunday afternoon. Wonderful tapas sitting all over the counter to choose from. The two of us ended up having two glasses of wine each and 7 pintxos each and the bill came to 37 euros. When you are done you just hand in your plate to the person behind the bar... 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 24 - 61
Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas, Healthy, Basque

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