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La Canasta

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P0 Maritimo 197, 08860 Castelldefels, Spain
936 656 857
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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  • 23
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good place great food pricey

I had the steak with green pepper sauce it was fantastic. The staff recommended a wine and it was a perfect match If go back, need two people for the rice dishes

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 20, 2013
mark h
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Kingston, New Hampshire
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154 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Orebro, Sweden
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

My wife and I invited her best friend and family,whom we haven´t seen each other after 19 years ago,for a dinner during our last night of our stay in Barcelona,so I asked her son to recommend a restaurant so he took us to Castelldefels where along the streets lie alot of restaurants so we picked this one by chance,presuming that... More 

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Excellent service, delicious food, and wonderful ambiance. It's like an old-fashioned Parisian restaurant tucked away in a small beach town outside of Barcelona. The rape with pimento verde (monkfish) and the cordero (roasted leg of lamb) was some of the best we've ever had. The appetizers were equally excellent. We highly recommend going here and don't think the prices were... More 

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Barcelona
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Definitely overpriced , too pretentious... Also the attitude of the owner was that way and I'd say he was almost rude at some point when we told him we had a free dinner coupon for 2, as we were 4 but OF COURSE, two of us were going to pay their part but he didn't seem to like the idea...... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Went to La Canasta to have a decent meal, but got very dissapointed. The food was more or less avarage, and the prices was like 5 times higher than retaurants in the same area. Will not go the again

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Kingston, New Hampshire
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52 reviews 52 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I had the steak with green pepper sauce it was fantastic. The staff recommended a wine and it was a perfect match If go back, need two people for the rice dishes

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Moscow, Russia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Owner Miguel Yepes opened in 1976. Well-established in the area, has a large staff capable of dealing with its large amount of activity. The rooms of a marine style demonstrate the trend of its extensive menu Miguels son Christian works there and they have all the Spanish dishes one needs, fried green peepers all kinds of seafood including clams lobster... More 

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Ireland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Very personal level of service, lead by the owner Miguel Yepes. The restaurant is set out in a very marine theme, very comfortable, nice wines, and good quality food. Its a little bit pricey.....but the food is good. Judge for yourself.....at the very least you will enjoy seeing the owner in action....

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

While staying in Castelldefels for Mobile World Congress, my work team got reeled in by the billboard. I had my doubts from the beginning. Way overpriced for basic Spanish cuisine. I really don't understand what you're paying for at this restaurant--maybe the billboard? Lobster and avocado salad, for instance, was so skimpy and weakly prepared that I laughed at the... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

Definetely overpriced , pretending to be an upscale venue while the staff is not trained to the task. Questionable hygenic practices. My wife got sick.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

I had 3 thin grilled lamb chops, a handful of chips and a grilled tomato for 22.50€. No sauce, no dressing, no garnish. Very very ordinary and way overpriced. My wife's fish dish, priced at 23.50€ was similarly uninspiring and overpriced. With entrees and one bottle of run of the mill wine, the bill came to 119.50€. They even charged... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: P0 Maritimo 197, 08860 Castelldefels, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Castelldefels
  • Phone Number: 936 656 857

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 73 - 131
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

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