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“Nice tapas in authentic surroundings” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Jai-Ca

Jai-Ca
Ginebra 13 y Ginegra 9 | Ginebra 12, 08003 Barcelona, Spain (La Barceloneta)
+34 932 68 32 65
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Ranked #460 of 5,883 restaurants in Barcelona
Price range: $20 - $41
Cuisines: Tapas
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: La Barceloneta
Description: Abierto el uno de Julio del 1955, el ano que viene cumplimos sesenta anos, y mantenemos la ilusion y las ganas de hacerlo bien que nos inculcaron nuestros ancestros. Salut.
Lippstadt, Germany
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Nice tapas in authentic surroundings”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

We ended our Tapas tour here on our group trip to Barcelona with Exclusive city breaks. Our host had reserved a table and it was clear why ... The place was brimming with locals all enjoying their Friday ritual of beer/wine and tapas. Nicely served food brought out quickly and efficiently served with a semi-smile (it was busy) and a cold beer. Not the best tapas I've ever had in my life but a nice authentic styled tapas bar with decent quality food.

Visited August 2013
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Prague, Czech Republic
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“When a dream comes true”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Our host recommended us this place and after reading TA reviews we decided to try their tapas and sangria. Well, we were unable to get in several times but we finally managed it after all as we went there at around 6 p.m. It is a busy place with many locals and authentic atmosphere. You can choose at the bar or from the menu - they do have it in English. Their tapas and sangira were very tasty and in a good price. You should try their grilled prawns and squids, razor shells "navajas" and "mejillones" mussels. I felt like in heaven there and could not get enough! The only thing I would not order again are the "Tiger" mussels. We spent a lot of money there but just because we had plenty of their delicious tapas. I would recommend this place to anyone and would love to come back again.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Too FRIED”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013 via mobile

All dishes are deep fried and crispy.
Served in small dishes.
The baby squid is tiny, and are more flower then squid.
The Tigers mussel, is a mix of veg, in a muscle shel, also deep fried.
The chicken sticks are like children chicken sticks...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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12 reviews 12 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Lovely food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

This is a very charming place to have your Tapas. It´s a small place to you will probably have to want to get a table but it´s worth it.

Visited May 2013
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Ankara, Turkey
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“Great place to try fish tapas”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

This is where locals go and its very good. They serve good fish tapas that is very affordable. The squid is the best. we also dined in some top restaurants paid crazy money for food that was not as good as here.

  • Visited April 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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