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Restaurante Salamanca

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Almirall Cervera, 34 | Barceloneta, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 21 50 33
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9:00 am - 1:00 am
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Naestved, Denmark
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Bad service, raw steak and recook.... After one hour i still didn't manage to receive my food and therefore left my table empty and hungry... Wouldn't even recommend to my worst enemy.

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Maria_Jose_RteSalam, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Restaurante Salamanca, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your vote effort. It is of great help to improve day by day. After reading your comment, we ask you sincerely apologize. We are very sad that you not satisfied with your visit to our restaurant. We inform the team of cuisine and service, your comments on the cooking of the meat and the time... More 

WEST VANCOUVER
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Walked in,while looking for somewhere to eat, to a big tent just off the beach quite full at 8:15 on a Monday when many restaurants are closed. Atmosphere reasonable. Seated promptly and given a plate of soggy bread with a flavourless tomato something on it. One bite enough. No wine by the glass but did get a half bottle of... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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225 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Great location close to the sea, very nice inside tables as well as outside place, for sea food lovers, not too much selection for people who do not fancy sea food, for instance chicken paella is overprices and very very bad tasting, but fish meals are great

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Toronto, Ontario
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44 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner at the Salamanca is September 2015. We did not have reservations, so did not get an outside table. However, the overall atmosphere was pretty good. The servers were attentive, and the food was great. We have a seafood platter for two. There was probably enough for three or four people, depending on your appetite. However, for $70 euros... More 

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Liverpool
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Went to this restaurant after a recommendation from staff at a restaurant we'd visited the night before. You could be forgiven thinking that the restaurant is just another tourist trap and won't be that great! quite large and facing the beach! You would be wrong! Went in the afternoon very busy but got seated quickly. Had some tomato bread with... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2015

When we arrived for lunch at 2, there was a tray of the fresh catch of the day -- two lobsters, one spiny and one Atlantic, six huge Madagascar-style prawns, some monstrous shrimp, razor clams, regular clams, etc. so we ordered the whole tray for the four of us together with some white asparagus, Godello albarino, and several pitchers of... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2015

One of the best meals in Barcelona...the best Paella, definitely! Our server cordially welcomed us. He provided superb service and attentiveness. I understand that it is the employees’ job to make customers feel comfortable and welcome, but our server surpassed our expectations. The food was splendid…fresh seafood, flawless paella and flawless sangria. Ultimately, when I visit Barcelona in the future,... More 

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Lismore, Australia
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2015

We went there for Paella and sangria and wasnt disappointed, everything was fantastic, waiters great so went back there again to eat and again great food

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United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 25, 2015

I asked the receptionist where we could get the best Paella in Barcelona and I was informed of this place, and I agree this a fantastic place to try the national dish. The ingredients were fresh and had a fantastic flavour. Our waiter was lovely and the place had a calm, friendly atmosphere. We sat in the tented area outside... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed September 23, 2015

We went here on the recommendation of a taxi driver, hotel reception and another guest at our hotel. They all said the paella was good, and they were all right. Great flavour and everything was cooked well. Our waitress was also very good and helped with choices of wine.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$33 - $54
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Almirall Cervera, 34 | Barceloneta, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barceloneta
  • Neighborhood: Barceloneta
  • Phone Number: +34 932 21 50 33
Description
Salamanca's Restaurant is one of the most typical and traditional restaurants in Barcelona, where you may have lunch or dinner by celebrities like Julio Iglesias, Pique o Shakira. One of the few authentic restaurants remaining beachfront of Barceloneta.You can not leave Barcelona without your picture by Silvestre, Salamanca's tireless owner for more tan fourty years and also a celebrity in Barcelona. Best: paella, ham, fresh seafood chosen by specialists and good vibes.

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Staying in Barceloneta

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Barceloneta
Originally a fisherman’s quarter, this quaint area can’t escape its small village feel: laundry hanging over the narrow streets, old ladies clamoring at each other from their balconies and elder gentlemen playing games on short wooden benches gossiping the day away, Barceloneta could double as a film set. Artists line the boardwalk displaying their magnificently detailed sand structures making this the most visited beach in the city (the shirtless men working out might help too). You’ll know by the delicious aroma that you're in the right place to try some of the best and most authentic seafood including paella, Spain’s national dish.
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