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“Great little place....” 5 of 5 stars
Review of El Casal

El Casal
Plaza Victor Balaguer 5 | A 2 min de la iglesia Santa Maria del Mar, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 68 40 04
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Ranked #38 of 6,097 Restaurants in Barcelona
Price range: $4 - $13
Cuisines: Eclectic
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: In Catalan, « Casal » means a place of exchange. Enjoy a relaxing & laid back atmosphere in a quiet square.Our family business is the ideal place for breakfast and lunch with premium Catalan seasonal products.A wide range of Catalan charcuteries, tortillas and cheeses served in tapas or in sandwiches (fresh « xapatas » con tomate), a nice freshly ground café & home-made smoothies & jams..For a 10,90 euros lunch, you will have a drink & two choices between starter, main course and dessert, all home-made & changing everyday.El Casal ́s friendly & fluent staff are waiting for you from Monday to Friday, 7am to 17pm. Free Wit‐Fi.El Casal is located in plaza Victor Balaguer square between carrer Nau and Santa Maria del Mar church.
Lancashire, UK
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great little place....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Located on a quite square with a traditional Spanish feel. Tastey food and friendly staff! A real hidden gem :)

  • Visited June 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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Atlanta, Georgia
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Good, quick”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Went here with kids while touring. Food was good, Asian choices the best. Limited items served daily. Service was fantastic. Little hard to find, around a corner.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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“Menu del dia is amazing. ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013 via mobile

Had the lunch time menu of the day here: two courses, bread and a drink for ?10 which is great value for the quality of food, friendly and quick service and relaxed cafe atmosphere.
The food really was very tasty and seemed to be a pan-european twist on typical spanish tapas dishes. This place seemed to be favoured by locals as much as tourists - always a good sign. Seek it out.

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“Great, simple Spanish food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013 via mobile

Very enjoyable meal here, had the only options left from the daily menu. Stuff i wouldnt nially but very tasty and great value! Will be back.

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Barcelona, Spain
1 review
“Little Gem ticked away in El Born”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Great little family run restaurant, in the El Borne area, a hop skip and jump away from all the touristy restaurants, but just tucked behind so it feels more of a local place, with local charm, and not to mention local prices! We ate for 10€ including starter, main and desert. Really yummy food, and highly recommended.

  • Visited June 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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