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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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$32 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews burrata bigoli mushroom dish tiramisu octopus seafood lamb venetian cuisine poble sec small italian restaurant italian food italian place great meal our waiter amazing food nice restaurant ink
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this place, service was the best we had in Barcelona, friendly, efficient and customer focussed. Food was very good, fish starter to share then delicious squid ink pasta - my favourite - and beef ragu, rich and flavourful. It’s a cool place for...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Emma I
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

We made 10.30pm reservations via Open Table and we were not disappointed. A small, bustling, kinetic little place with friendly staff (their knowledge of Catalonian wine is professional) made for our best meal in Spain. Fresh tagliatelle with beef cheek, spaghetti with mussels, steak tartar...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DTayl0r_86
Reviewed December 20, 2018

Can't fault the food at all - it's well made, well presented and tasty. Service was fine, the staff were keen to recommend dishes and let us try the wine before ordering. Is it great value for money? Probably not - you can easily find...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GeorgeM1307
Reviewed November 15, 2018

Recommended by a friend of our son as a must visit - we took the 55 bus from the centre of Barcelona to Poble Sec and had a wonderful meal - Tortilla carbonara with black truffle and Bigoli with anchovies and onions were the highlights...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank simon k
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Got really lucky stumbling upon this place our first day in Barcelona--it ended up being the best meal we had all week! Had lunch there on a weekday and it was very quiet, though we might have showed up a little on the late side....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Karen A
Reviewed October 10, 2018

We were absolutely amazed by this nice restaurant. Proper wine list, good service, tasty Burrata and the main dishes were amazing as well. Unfortunately we werent living close to Poble Sec otherwise we would have returned plenty of times. We never really enjoyed all the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Isabelle S
Reviewed October 9, 2018

This place is spectacular, an absolute inside tip :). I highly recommend the octopus or the spaghetti with mussels.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank suchantmarie
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

We booked an outdoor table for 2. When we arrived the table was not ready, there was not even an available table. They just brought an old table and set it next to the neighbour’s garage full of garbage and dirtyness. That was the only...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank enriques500
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I were very keen to go here as it was highly recommended. We checked the restaurant website which doesn’t give much information but the google listing said the restaurant was open 2pm to 4pm on Sunday. We walked from Eixample but unfortunately...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Bondi_BK
Reviewed June 7, 2018

I had a great experience coming with my friends for lunch at xemei! the service was very friendly, the menu is not so big but every thing that we order from was delicious, the restaurant located in a quiet neighborhood not so far from placa...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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