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Pitarra

Avinyo, 56, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933011647
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Ranked #1,189 of 5,913 restaurants in Barcelona
Price range: $28 - $67
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Vegan, International
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Restaurant centenary of Barcelona, ​​whose name comes from the Catalan writer known as Serafí Pitarra S.XIX. The brothers Roig have recovered his literary works and objects as a small museum. There are several private rooms for groups as well as Wi-Fi to our customers.Marc Roig as chef and his team will offer you a cuisine, not forgetting traditional dishes and game in season.Jaume Roig and his staff will recommend the dishes and drinks to make your visit to the restaurant is a unique experience in every way.
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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

An impromptu decision to try this restaurant was well rewarded. The understated charm and a waiter that took time to talk about history of the restaurant, but was not in the least obtrusive. The food was authentic, tasty and great sizes.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is a well established place, it has placed Michelin Mentions and various award stickers on its window. The service was great nothing to complain about... The decor is reminiscent of perhaps a more Eastern Block European. We were interested in the menu it looked promising. Duck with Chestnut casserole and wild asparagus. My fiancée has char and caramelized onions.... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We walked into this restaurant a bit on the early side since we had just travelled from the US and still had jet lag. It was quite empty and we thought we were perhaps taking a chance (read further why it was empty!). The waiter greeted us at the door and asked us to select the table that suited us... More

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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

It's an old school restaurant with some interesting history of the place it's located. Ask them about the room above and all the clocks! We had a pretty early dinner by Spanish standards so it was not difficult to get a table. We had some grilled squid and the valencia paella and also some white rioja. The service here is... More

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Sheffield
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I ate here 6 years ago and was keen to visit again. The service was excellent and the food very good. I'm no expert but it felt like a lot of the food was quite authentic Catalan cuisine. The portions were very generous and I felt it was good value for money. We were given a complimentary shot of something... More

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Los Angeles
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80 reviews 80 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Well almost but its a wonderful old skool - great service, reasonably priced, good wines, establishment that will make your mouth water just looking at your neighbors plate before yours arrives we met many italians in here (what does that mean) one thing for sure they know good food when they see/eat it. We would come back time and time... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I went to PITARRA as a Farewell dinner for a group of Americans u was touring with! I was pleased to find a place that looked traditional but bit stale and with known familiar dishes with a modern twist! We had a paella and it was lovely, I can't wait to come back and try some of the nice dishes... More

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San Francisco, California
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88 reviews 88 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

The place looks cool and beckons you to enter. Hopefully you don't get stuck in the little room beyond the main dining room however. They were in a big rush and got some of the wine orders wrong and forgot to put out silverware. These little things start to add up. The food was just ok. Decent squid and padron... More

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We found this restaurant quite by chance while we were out for a stroll around the back streets of the Gothic Quarter. The 1st thing you notice about the place is the interesting selection of items on the walls from the many clocks to the many paintings and pictures. Then you are struck how friendlyn and welcoming the waiters are.... More

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Cagliari, Italy
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I went to have dinner here all alone, expecting that I wouldn't be that welcome on a Friday evening being a lonely guest. So I was really surprised when the owner invited me to have a look around in his restaurant, while he explained me the origin of all the clocks and watches and ancient photographs hanging on the walls.... More

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