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Arcano

Mercaders, 10 | La Ribera - Born, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 95 64 67
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Ranked #31 of 5,876 restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $68
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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.You can also enjoy a Creole menu, ideal for carnivores, which you can enjoy any time of the day. 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 Sunday from 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Kitchen open until 24:00 hs
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yorkshire
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

This is a hidden gem,food quality and presentation lovely - Service and staff attentive Would certainly go back,loved the menu.

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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW via mobile

....just out for a quite dinner with the family, I asked our hotel for a local recommendation, and Arcano was it. Just around the corner from the Grand Central Hotel. We had a wonderful dinner. I had no expectations and came away very satisfied. The food and service were well above average. This is not a tourist trap, and I... More

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Thank you David. We appreciate your opinion. Hope to see you soon! More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Restaurant is beautiful and located in a wonderful part of the old city. My salmon was really nice. Wife's steak was to her liking and she's picky. What really made both special was the sauces they bring with the meat. Wine selection was pretty small but prices reasonable. We had a nice regional wine from Deoro. Beer selection was good... More

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It was a pleasure to have served you. Thanks for coming More

chicago
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Each plate is like a piece of art here, flavors are spectacular and every dish is prettier than the next. Definitely worth a stop for a culinary delight in cuisine. Pros: Not your ordinary cuisine with the variance of ingredients and flavor combinations. Service was excellent. Server was timely and informative. Desserts and such were fun to watch being made.... More

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Arcano R, Gerente at Arcano, responded to this review

Comments like yours, drive us to continue giving the best. Thank you! More

Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I would echo the previous reviewer's comment, "Best meal we had in Spain", but we were in Spain only a week, all of it in Barcelona. Also agree with the comments about service being excellent, atmosphere being nice, and the food delicious. We shared the duck salad, my wife had a beautiful piece of filet and I had the skirt... More

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We are pleased that you enjoyed the "Arcane experience." Thanks for coming ;) More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This was the best meal we had throughout our trip to Spain. We used tripadvisor for suggestions and the reviews did not disappoint. The service was excellent, the restaurant's atmosphere was nice, and the food was delicious. We shared a steak and a ravioli dish and the only thing wrong was that there was not enough ravioli! The staff handed... More

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Comments like yours, drive us to continue giving the best. Thank you! More

Lier, België
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Good service, I had the impression it was a little bit impersonal, although still professional. We started with the Iberian ham which we shared (was a really large portion). It was accompanied by Spanish bread flavored with olive oil. Delicious! We then had the filet and lamp chops. We enjoyed both dishes. The Rioja Campillo Grand Reserva 2001, priced at... More

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Thanks for coming, Hope to see you suddenly ;) More

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This place has without a doubt the best steak I have ever tasted. I love steak and eat a lot of it, this did not disappoint. We didnt book so when we turned up we had to wait for our table, being Spain the restaurant was open late so we werent concerned about being rushed. We arrived about 2130 and... More

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We are glad to have served you. Thanks for coming, and remember that you can follow our news and events on Facebook/arcanorestaurante More

Kent, England
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4 reviews 4 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Booked on line and enjoyed a really nice meal. Three of us had steak and one had a pasta dish. Have to say the Argentinian Fillet Steak was the most expensive but definitely the best of the food. Service was nice, polite, pleasant and prompt. Overall, yes I would recommend.

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Thanks for coming, Hope to see you suddenly ;) More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

Booked online and arrived just before our reservation time. We booked for 7:30pm which was quite early for barcelona, as most people eat after 8pm. Staff were very friendly and very attentive, and we were given a couple of extras on the house. As previous reviewers mentioned - try the Spanish coffee! Definitely recommend.

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Thank you. We appreciate your opinion. Hope to see you soon! More

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