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“Wonderful small restaurant” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cera 23

Cera 23
Carrer de la Cera, 23, 08001 Barcelona, Spain (El Raval)
+34 934 42 08 08
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Ranked #19 of 6,679 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish, Fusion, Gastropub
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: El Raval
Description: Nuestra unica pretension es hacer que salgas del restaurante, al menos algo mejor de lo que entraste. Para conseguirlo ofrecemos el producto del mercado mas fresco, preparado con carino y servido con una sonrisa. Abrimos todos los dias a las 7PM, Lunes, Jueves,Viernes, Sabados y Domingos tambien de 1 a 4PM. Open everyday from 7PM.Monday, Thursday, Friday, Sat and Sun also opens for lunch from 1PM to 4PM.
Kaiserslautern, Germany
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“Wonderful small restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

We made a reservation by email a week in advance and it's good that we did because everyone who came in without one had to be turned away for another night/time. The service from the time we walked in the door was wonderful. I can't say if it's the best place in Barcelona, but for the value it's top notch. Everyone comments on the Blackberry Mojito and I'm adding more praise for it- it's delicious. I would definitely return.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Number one in Barcelona? Well, yes.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

This place is a curious one: number one on TripAdvisor in Barcelona, on a small side street in El Raval? Why not. It really deserves the accolades: great atmosphere, superb food & value and friendly service. Just be sure to book in advance, because even then you might end up waiting. All the tell-tale signs of a great restaurant are there: always people waiting for a table, a small but smart menu, great bar for aperitifs and every patron smiling at their table. Very highly recommended.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Gem of a place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013 via mobile

We visited without making a reservation as our phone wasn't working. It was really busy and were told that they were full but might be able to squeeze us in, if we didn't mind waiting at the bar- which we didn't. After several tasty cocktails we were told that they could fit us in- to our delight. The main restaurant area is very quaint with a great atmosphere and seems very popular with locals and tourists alike. The kitchen is open to the dining room and we loved being able to watch the chefs prepare the food. It's only a small menu but it all sounded delicious- and what we chose was very tasty and well presented. They have a good selection of wines and the service was efficient and friendly. The bill was reasonable for what we had and in comparison to other restaurants in Barcelona. All the staff including the host/owner were excellent and very welcoming, and we will definitely return if we go back to Barca.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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“Cozy bar with quality service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

A really cool var to hang out with very nice sevice. At the time I was there, the owner of the place was also the one serving us, which for me is always a guarantee for a perfect service.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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“Good for you, your stomach & wallet :)”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013 via mobile

Lovely place! Staff is very friendly and helpful to the people who dont know what to eat :) they have a very limited but well prepared menu. Also coctails are great, specially mojitos.
We forgot to call for reservation thus waited for 1 hr to sit (from 22:30 to 23:30). So dont make the same mistake ;)

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