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Arcano

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$$$
Neighborhood:
El Born / La Ribera
Argentinean, Mediterranean, Spanish, Fusion
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Carrer dels Mercaders, 10 | Sant Pere - Santa Caterina I la Ribera, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 95 64 67
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1:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Next to one of the main streets of Barcelona, Laietana track and a short...
Next to one of the main streets of Barcelona, Laietana track and a short walk from the central market of Santa Caterina, Arcane is the restaurant.Located in an old seventeenth-century barn, mark of beautiful Romanesque arched forms and stone walls that crown many of its spaces.The Mediterranean cuisine is an invitation to the traditional recipes of the coastal region from fresh and balanced dishes that will make your stay a real moment of joy and pleasure.Vegetables, meat and fish dishes are a real specialty Josper house you should not miss on your visit to Barcelona.Our extensive letter without being intended to be balanced, with meat imported from Argentina in vacuum packaging, preserving its taste and quality, pastas and homemade pies, grilled cheese, salads with touches of the house, fresh fish and desserts.At noon, the market offers an elaborate menu with excellent value for money. The restaurant has a private event booked, "winery" intimate and cozy space.And if you just want tapas and peck at the bar have an interesting proposal for this purpose, from fried eggs to escalibada coca bread.And after dinner, nothing better than enjoying our cocktails in a relaxed atmosphere and good music.Oh and if you can not be disconnected from the world, do not worry, we have wifi!Open Monday to Saturday from 1:00 p.M. To 0:00 a.M. And Sunday from 7:00 p.M. To 0:00 a.M.
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Good for:
Special occasions
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Delivery
Late Night

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  • 547
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  • 214
    Very good
  • 42
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
That's what you call food.

Ok this restaurant was my favourite. The guys were really professional And friendly. The food was amazing yet not pretentious. Those guys know what cooking is all about. The meat was tender and cooked to perfection. The wine was great too. I would definitely go back to this restaurant. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Eb1971
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Ok this restaurant was my favourite. The guys were really professional And friendly. The food was amazing yet not pretentious. Those guys know what cooking is all about. The meat was tender and cooked to perfection. The wine was great too. I would definitely go back to this restaurant. We didn't feel rushed at all. They serve with a good... More 

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Norwich
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69 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

We were pleased to see that Arcano offered a menu del dia with a lovely variety of dishes, some had a supplement but it's nice to have lots to choose from. I opted for the tuna tartare which was delicious but a little bit salty and the spinach ravioli which was very tasty but very filing. I had no room... More 

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Arcano R, Gerente at Arcano, responded to this review

Apologies for the "fast service". Usually at noon, come office people who want fast service because they have no time and our service fits this. Please next time, let us know. ;) Thanks for coming. We appreciate your opinion. Hope to see you soon! Cheers More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Booked this restaurant following good reviews on TripAdvisor. We enjoyed a wonderful evening of good food in a relaxed atmosphere. The service was impeccable with lovely touches like free appetizers and a local liqueur to finish. I would recommend it to any travellers to this great city.

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Arcano R, Gerente at Arcano, responded to this review

Thanks Diane for coming. It has been our pleasure welcoming you, Hope to see you soon ;) Cheers More 

Buckhurst Hill, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

After having some hit and miss meals in Barcelona I consulted trip advisor and was not disappointed. The atmosphere, service, value for money and most of all the food were fantastic. My sister and I enjoyed every minute and mouthful here. Thank you xxx

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Arcano R, Gerente at Arcano, responded to this review

Comments like yours will drive us forward and help us to give the best possible service to our clients. Thank you! Hope to see you soon ;) Cheers More 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Wow!! What a steak they serve! Speechless! Very tasty and perfectly cooked. I wish I could be there every week door such a good steak. The chimichurry was also magnifique!

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Arcano R, Gerente at Arcano, responded to this review

Thanks Jurgen, We know our chimichurri is the best !! ;) It has been our pleasure welcoming you, Cheers! More 

Ely, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We decided to check out Arcano after being underwhelmed by other food establishments we had stumbled across so far. Arcano had so many positive reviews and it definitely deserves them! We booked online and when we arrived was seated immediately. For starters we shared Prawns, a selection of bread which came with a side of caviar (which I hadn’t tried... More 

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Comments like yours will drive us forward and help us to give the best possible service to our clients. Thank you! Hope to see you soon ;) Cheers More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Visited as recommended by our hotel. All of our food was excellent and particularly our main courses. Very nice wine and not expensive. Would definitely visit again.

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Arcano R, Gerente at Arcano, responded to this review

Thanks Craig. It has been our pleasure welcoming you, Hope to see you soon ;) Cheers More 

Ecuador
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Great to find this cozy place, food was very good, totally recomended the "bacalao", perfectly cooked. We had the formagio plate for starters, fantastic! Descent wine list with good prices Finally a place to visit in Barcelona Only suggestion, to havr a better sound system

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Arcano R, Gerente at Arcano, responded to this review

Thanks JMBV, if you've spent an unforgettable evening, our goal is achieved.. Thank for your suggestion, but is not the sound system, it's the stone walls ! ;p Hope to see you soon! Cheers More 

Bierges
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This restaurant is the perfect place if you like meat and well cooked vegetables. This is not a Tapas restaurant and its menu is orientated on grilled meat and fish so if you go there come with your appetite. The decoration is nice as you feel like entering à cave where you can see the cooks prepare your meal!

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Arcano R, Gerente at Arcano, responded to this review

Thanks for coming and for your comments. Next time, you must try our selection of Tapas at noon, will surprise you! Hope to see you soon ;) Cheers More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We visited the Arcano for a birthday meal last week after making a booking on-line. When we arrived they found our reservation on their system and quickly prepared the table of our choice for us. The waiter recommended tomato bread as a starter, which was really good, and this was followed with two nicely cooked steaks and a very acceptable... More 

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Arcano R, Gerente at Arcano, responded to this review

It has been our pleasure welcoming you. Thanks for your comments. We will consider your suggestion. Regards ! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Carrer dels Mercaders, 10 | Sant Pere - Santa Caterina I la Ribera, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighborhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 932 95 64 67

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 40
  • Cuisine: Argentinean, Mediterranean, Spanish, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

Description

Next to one of the main streets of Barcelona, Laietana track and a short walk from the central market of Santa Caterina, Arcane is the restaurant.Located in an old seventeenth-century barn, mark of beautiful Romanesque arched forms and stone walls that crown many of its spaces.The Mediterranean cuisine is an invitation to the traditional recipes of the coastal region from fresh and balanced dishes that will make your stay a real moment of joy and pleasure.Vegetables, meat and fish dishes are a real specialty Josper house you should not miss on your visit to Barcelona.Our extensive letter without being intended to be balanced, with meat imported from Argentina in vacuum packaging, preserving its taste and quality, pastas and homemade pies, grilled cheese, salads with touches of the house, fresh fish and desserts.At noon, the market offers an elaborate menu with excellent value for money. The restaurant has a private event booked, "winery" intimate and cozy space.And if you just want tapas and peck at the bar have an interesting proposal for this purpose, from fried eggs to escalibada coca bread.And after dinner, nothing better than enjoying our cocktails in a relaxed atmosphere and good music.Oh and if you can not be disconnected from the world, do not worry, we have wifi!Open Monday to Saturday from 1:00 p.M. To 0:00 a.M. And Sunday from 7:00 p.M. To 0:00 a.M.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am

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