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El Quim de la Boqueria

#141 of 7,352 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood:
El Raval
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Rambles 91, Barcelona, Spain
933019810
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Tue - Thu 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had to eat where the locals do, as well as the chefs. Great fun, absolutely delicious omelette and mushrooms cooked in sherry on fried eggs. Very quick service in fantastic atmosphere of buzzing market. Coffee good too. Never eat a hotel breakfast when this is an alternative

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Thank Tricia C
San Luis Obispo, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was very, very good. Excellent dishes. Any visitor must try the chipirones (baby squid) with eggs. It sounds odd, but it was over the top. Patatas bravas are another hit as well as the gambas. Tortilla Espanolas were fabulous. Freshest seafood, especially the mussels. Great experience. Small open 3 sided bar essentially. Sitting at the counter, the chef's at... More 

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Thank geebeemac
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very close to city centre. Can find kinds of sea food. Must visit and taste perfect sea food if you like. Portion of fish is 16€,

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Split, Croatia
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is allright, good ideas and freshly prepared. But if you watch a person wipe off their sweat, work with money and then prepare your food with same hands, no gloves, all of that in front of you... Not so good. Beer, water, el quim salad and baby squid for 34euros

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Thank kika1504
New Jersey
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Restaurant was featured on Phil rosen that,s I'll have what he,s having and Phil knows hiscstuff. The eggs were delicious and as for the gazpacho...we are going to get more tomorrow!

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Thank otmomof2nj
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great lunch there. Egg dishes, cuttlefish, cava, desserts! The people behind the counter could not have been nicer.

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Thank Cristina W
Westminster, Colorado
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237 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled into two rare seats after another couple finally vacated. We were served quickly, and enjoyed such a terrific meal, with great service. Now, what made it extra fun was that the entire floor space in about the size of a good sized closet. There were five people working, cooking, bringing up the supplies from some mysterious underground layer,... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For those who love a taste of authenticity, l Bouqueria has plenty to offer. The sounds and sights, the lively rattle, the aroma, it all blends perfectly and takes you far away from the La Rambla crowds. Having said that, you will certainly fall in love with El Quim - the open tapas bar, where fresh food is cooked in... More 

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London
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177 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This tapas bar is situated in an old covered market that's a tourist Mecca in Barcelona. It's just off the mad crush of people that is the Ramblas. It's tucked in the middle of the market, which is always bursting at the seams with tourists, at least during the summer months. But what might sound like a living hell, it's... More 

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Thank Xplor138
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food, so fresh, so good, culinary techniques at its best, masters of masters, super service: friendly and on it

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rambles 91, Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Raval
  • Neighborhood: El Raval
  • Phone Number: 933019810

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Staying in El Raval

Neighborhood Profile
El Raval
Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic spots in the entire city. A sense of humble authenticity protrudes from the many independent record stores, second hand shops, and student bars that seem to light up the streets day and night. The rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day forum for bohemian youth, abuzz with the sights and sounds of late-night gatherings and talented skateboarders showing off their latest tricks.
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