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Tobogan

Reial, 10, 08002 Barcelona, Spain (El Barri Gòtic)
+34 933021153
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Ranked #4,718 of 6,031 Restaurants in Barcelona
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Neighborhood: El Barri Gòtic
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Neighborhood: El Barri Gòtic
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

This is a nice spot to relax in the evening and take in typical old Barcelona with street entertainers etc. Don't expect the best of Barcelona food however. Having said that, the food was not bad and the service is perfectly adequate. We had a variety of tapas and a seafood paella. The paella was good however the tapas lacked... More

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Bucharest
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64 reviews 64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

This was one of the many improvised restaurants in a tiny square. It was a bit crowded, i really needed some more space, even for the waitress it was difficult to walk between the tables, the food wasn't good, i had a hard beef steak (uneatable) and a strange octopus in vinegar. Few hours later, my stomach was aching. It... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Clearly they take advantage of the location hoping there will be always enough tourists around who have not checked Trip Advisor reviews! Our mistake. Don't let it be yours! Tiny portions of shellfish in the paellas bulked up with rice, tortillas with processed cheese, freshly squeezed orange juice diluted with supermarket stuff, and pan con tomate - without the tomatoes.

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

My wife and I had a great meal in Tobogan recently, situated in the Placa Reial it really has a great atmosphere to go with the food and service. The owners and waiters were really laid back but not so the service was not good, it was spot on, the food was very good which had a great menu to... More

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Boughton-under-Blean, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Although the menu has photos of the food, it is rather sensible if you are unsure of Spanish food - the menu was in a variety of languages though. Out on the terrace overlooking the square, we caught the early evening sun. We each had a paella for about 10 euros each and half-litre of sangria for 8 euros. I... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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121 reviews 121 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I am diabetic and we stopped here because I was having low glucose. I knew better. When there are touts trying to get you to eat at a place, something is very wrong. Eggplant tapas ordered by my sister were OK, lamb ribs by my husband were mostly fat and what little meat was on them was tough. My seafood... More

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Tourist trap tapas on Placa Reial. Expensive for what it is. Large menu, good views of square, including sex workers and drug dealers by the fountain. Watch out for opportunistic thefts. Keep your bag secure

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Near Swindon
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I suppose people see things in different ways but I have to concur with Julie B's impression of this place. Visited Tobogan twice for lunch and had tapas on both occasions. Plenty of options, tasty food and a lovely waiter who couldn't do enough for you. Sangria wasn't bad either....!! I would have happily eaten in this place all week.

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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100 reviews 100 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Well what is wrong with everyone one reviewing this restaurant! Must be talking about a different place. We ate here three times we thought it was that good. Our first time was the day after we arrived and with our friends decided to have Tapas. One of my friends is vegetarian and this place had plenty of options for him.... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

we both had the paella. one was chicken, one was seafood. 10euro each. did not get much for the price. a small pan size without much depth. i had 5 pre cooked baby shrimp, two rings of calamari, and two oysters as the seafood that came with it. i was still hungry when i finished and i wasn't starving when... More

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