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“Great choice for my "Big" Birthday Celebration!” 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 #23 of 6,425 Restaurants in Barcelona
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish, Gastropub, Fusion
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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, Viernes, Sabados y Domingos tambien de 1 a 4PM. Open everyday from 7PM. Friday, Sat and Sun also opens for lunch from 1PM to 4PM.
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great choice for my "Big" Birthday Celebration!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Booked this on the back of Tripadvisor reviews ( and our hotel having heard good reports too!). Went by taxi, which was just as well, as I don't think we would have found it otherwise as it is on a small back street!

Very welcoming and lovely service, without being over the top! Friendly and attentive staff. Food perfect, rustic surroundings, enhanced by the presence of the open kitchen. You can watch your meal being prepared and cooked. A memorable experience!!

Visited September 2013
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“In between joyfull and chicly”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

Duck margret is excellent, filet mignon is also very good. The location is tricky as you need to pass through the tight and a bit dirty & scaring street.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Good,but does not live up to the hype...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

We went here based on many professional and casual recommendations - it was good, but didn't seem as spectacular as I expected. Also be warned, we had a difficult time finding it...call and get good, specific directions!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Interesting out-of-the-ordinary food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Given the enthusiasm of recent reviewers I feel a bit guilty about not giving this place an unqualified "yes". Lovely atmosphere, friendly staff and very popular-we booked for 7 to get dinner in before the Gigantes procession and expected it to be empty-quite the reverse! I had fried prawns with spiced mango dip followed by pork, my friend had a chicken pastry followed by duck. The flavours were unusual and for the most part good. I was a little wary of my rare-ish pork but it was beautifully tender. My friend struggled with a large lump of duck which wasn't as tender as it should have been. An interesting experience but we probably won't return.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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“Worth every euro ...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

A well-deserved score, the service was friendly and helpful throughout, the atmosphere delightful and the food brilliant and inexpensive. I would have no hesitation in recommending this eatery.

Getting there is interesting, as we walked through some quite dubious-looking streets with laundry hanging over the balconies. Clearly this area is now a staging post for new residents of Barcelona until they get their feet on the ground. Looks nicer when dark. Felt safe, though.

  • Visited September 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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