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C/ Pelegri Ballester 19-21, 08800 Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain
93 815 62 02
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7:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Thu - Tue 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 45
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  • 5
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great tapas/sea food. Ask for less salt and get the bravas with sauce on the side as they're very spicy!

We go here at least once a month. My husband likes the pulpo a la gallega and chipirones. The tortilla is great, and so are the grilled vegetables. Get the patatas bravas without salt and put your own on, and get the sauce in a saucer as it's very hot. We often have pimientos del padron too... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain
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Vilanova I La Geltru, Catalonia, Spain
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This is one of our favourite restaurants in Vilanova and one we have visited many times over the years. The food is always great quality and value and the service warm and friendly. The only problem is getting a table!! If you don't mind eating early, getting to the restaurant before normal Spanish meal times is recommended.

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This is an excellent place for Tapas, the last time prior to this that I ate there was in 1992 that is how long they have been in business. So good I had to eat there twice during my holiday!

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We visited restaurant during our 10 days , mornings and evenings. Tortilla, pulpo, pulpito , squids etc all soft but tender. Mostly we really enjoy eating in that restaurant. Specially that prices are very tempting over there. Thick creamy coffee also on plus. Mostly we prefer grilled or cooked dishes so can not tellabout fried one. But choice is huge... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This restaurant was recommended by hotel - it is a little off the beaten track but what a fabulous find ! Lovely staff, fabulous food - so good we went two nights on the trot and may go again before we leave !

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Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We go here at least once a month. My husband likes the pulpo a la gallega and chipirones. The tortilla is great, and so are the grilled vegetables. Get the patatas bravas without salt and put your own on, and get the sauce in a saucer as it's very hot. We often have pimientos del padron too, they're fairly salty... More 

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Bloomingdale, NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This place is not along the waterfront, which is interesting, considering it is always jammed with locals and a reservation is hard to get. However, we discovered twice, that when turned down for a reservation we simply went, parked and showed up. They took us both times, so try that approach! We had a stupendous seafood dinner, never saw a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

We had some nice tapas but nothing amazing. The cheese croquettes and mussel mornay had a glue like consistency. Price good service good but would I go there from Sitges again? No

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I believe this is the worst tapas restaurant I have visited anywhere i Spain (or the world for that matter). I was not discouraged by the cheap cantine interior, as I have learned that this is usually no indication of the food quality. However - the doughy greasy calamaries tasted like something out of the supermarket freezer; the fried shrimp... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

A little away from the centre but good bar in which you get a free tapas with your first drink. You can also purchase food which is always well presented and at a reasonable price. Popular with locals.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013 via mobile

The fish is great, in fact all dishes were good until I was served the meatballs - unfortunately, although the sauce was piping hot, my meatballs were cold and I found a hair in the dish which spoiled my dinner. Overall, service is quick and friendly, it's great value for money and despite the hair incident I could be persuaded... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: C/ Pelegri Ballester 19-21, 08800 Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Vilanova i la Geltru
  • Phone Number: 93 815 62 02

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 22
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm

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