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Cal Pinxo Platja

Platja de la Barceloneta | Baluart 124, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932215028
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Ranked #2,057 of 6,042 Restaurants in Barcelona
Price range: $37 - $44
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for: Large groups, Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night
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Good for: Large groups, Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

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
1 review
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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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

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
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 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 47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Sydney, Australia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

We ate dinner at Cal Pinxo. For entrees, we had half serves of two mains, which was a nice idea-both the seafood croquettes and prawns were very good. Our seafood paella main was excellent-well flavoured and cooked rice, with generous included seafood. Deserts were a highlight-- a very rich chocolate mouse, and the star of the night spicy tubes with... More

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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013 via mobile

Nice location on the boardwalk of the beach, with good fresh seafood, and a very good Paella. Great for a seafood lunch with a bottle of wine. The Set Menu is also very good value! Highly recommend for the food, but service is just average. This one is quite casual. They have another restaurant near the Museum which looks a... More

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Cambridge, UK
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82 reviews 82 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

My colleagues and I picked this restaurant at random, after walking across town in search of dinner. Our opinion was that any restaurant in this location (by the wharf area of Barcelona) would be above average prices. Our bill was 169 Euro for four, including beer, so I suppose it is about average, but then considering the dishes we had,... More

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