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Cal Pinxo Platja

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Barceloneta
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Platja de la Barceloneta | Baluart 124, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932215028
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12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely lunch

Seated quickly, served straight away. Lovely fresh seafood. Try the salad with cuttlefish curls and razor clams for starters, paella for main. Good selection of wines. Great beachside venue.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
Lhpb
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Scenic view
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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

Seated quickly, served straight away. Lovely fresh seafood. Try the salad with cuttlefish curls and razor clams for starters, paella for main. Good selection of wines. Great beachside venue.

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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We went there 2 times and it is the best place we found in Barcelona. The menu is affordable and delicious. The service is good and the view beautiful. If you do not want to a risk, this is the place to go.

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Brussels, Belgium
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84 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This restaurant is very well located by the sea in a very comfortable setting. However parking might be an issue. Food is not even acceptable by catalan standards. Service is very good but will not compensate the rest. And the icing on the cake, prices way above local average. So all in all, very poor value for money. There are... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My husband and I are in Barcelona for a long weekend, and were looking for a nice traditional beach side bar for a lunchtime tapas. We found this little place, which prided itself on it's seafood. We were provided with olives and bread whilst we looked at the menu, which were free when it came to payment time. We has... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

Paellia was great,fried fish was tasty and thw service was excellent....The only negative thing was that it had lot of customers and they were a little late!!!

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The food is excellent, their reputation is well earned. Service is not so good. Had to wait for waiters, dirty toilet, greasy, slippery terrace floor, horrible music from some portable music device. At these prices one expects food and service to be good. Monkfish vermicelli paella good, seafood and fish starters good.

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We celebrated a birthday lunch with friends because of the great prior experience in the other Cal Pinxo at the Plaça Pau Vila. Although both restaurants are managed by the same company quality differs extremely. 1. Location is great, just a few meters by the sea and a good and comfortable set up. 2. Service was very slow, inattentive and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Love their paella, fast and tasty. Also their fried squid is great. Watch out for pricing - per person for a paella; but I hear it's common here. Service ok, nothing to rave about.

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Sydney, Australia
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013 via mobile

The rest was good. Paella was nice...and a little priced up but reasonable value for thr quality. Service was okay.great ambience on the waterfront. And a service charge £3.98. Overall okay. I recommend coming but ask for the price of extras and drinks! It was fresh juice - but way overpriced - same thing in madrid the other day was... More 

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Valencia, Spain
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Very nice outdoor dining by the beach. Food was good in general but I'd advise against ordering the scampi as it wasn't that fresh. Waiters were excellent. They made an error in one of our orders but took care of that immediately once we brought it to their attention. Just be careful of snack items get placed on your table... More 

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Additional Information about Cal Pinxo Platja

Address: Platja de la Barceloneta | Baluart 124, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: +34 932215028
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barceloneta
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 37 - 44
Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Platja de la Barceloneta | Baluart 124, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barceloneta
  • Neighborhood: Barceloneta
  • Phone Number: +34 932215028

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 37 - 44
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
Barceloneta
Originally a fisherman’s quarter, this quaint area can’t escape its small village feel: laundry hanging over the narrow streets, old ladies clamoring at each other from their balconies and elder gentlemen playing games on short wooden benches gossiping the day away, Barceloneta could double as a film set. Artists line the boardwalk displaying their magnificently detailed sand structures making this the most visited beach in the city (the shirtless men working out might help too). You’ll know by the delicious aroma that you're in the right place to try some of the best and most authentic seafood including paella, Spain’s national dish.
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