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Petra

#199 of 8,022 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
El Born / La Ribera
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sombrerers 13, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 19 99 99
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1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Barcelona, Spain
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is one of the best in Barcelona. I've been quite a few times for lunch and even had their New Year's Eve dinner menu with my husband this past year. I highly recommend it! The house wine is tasty and the menu changes regularly, I've had several dishes on the menu and every one of them was superb!... More 

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Thank Tracy W
Oakland, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had high expectations based on tripadvisor reviews. Very disappointing experience. Portions were tiny compared to other restaurants we've eaten at in Barcelona. Food ideas were good, but quality just wasn't there. It cost us literally 2x as much as other restaurants for about half the quantity of food. Not sure if it was an off day or what, but most... More 

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Thank urbangarden
Warren, Canada
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352 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure if you can make reservations but we went and there was an hour wait. We loved the food, service and atmosphere. What a first class food!

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Thank Patate
Manchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hadn't booked a table, but we were lucky, as we arrived quite early and managed to get a table,before the restaurant started to fill up. A very quirky place, with all the menus on wine bottles and cutlery used as lamp shades, very unusual. We all opted for different dishes on the menu and each one was delicious and... More 

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Thank Kerry S
Barcelona, Spain
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

We were 5 people that arrived much later than we had booked, but they didn't complain at all, waited patiently for us to order the dishes and all with a very frank smile in the face at all times. We order a little bit of everything (various salads, pasta, fish, duck, burratas, hamburger) and every dish came with a very... More 

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Thank Ruth B
Tampa, Florida
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572 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is right in the El Born district and is a great choice for the selection and the price. Their menus and specials are printed on wine glasses! I did one of the daily specials and was NOT disappointed!

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Thank StefJax
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a small restaurant in the Born of Barcelona, very nice area and antique of the city. Petra restaurant has very kind service and the food is very delicious and reasonably in size. The price is not expensive (we had: water, bottle of wine, carbonated drink, one appetizer, bread, two mains, two deserts and coffee and the price... More 

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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Nice small and homely restaurant where whatever you choose in their dishes you will enjoy for sure, trust me. Not too many options but you will find there marketplace cuisine with really food quality in their products. Normal and reasonable prices which makes still better this beauty restaurant in the lovely 'El Born' neighborhood.

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1 Thank Jose M R
Washington, DC
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71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed January 10, 2017

I love Barcelona for many reasons but specially for the good food you find in liitle charming restaurants like Petra. The menu offered a variety of choices and all of them seemed equally good. The menu is a clear example of how food doesn't need to be extremely complicated and expensive to be delicious and excellent in quality. I could... More 

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madrid
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Good food, but nothing above the average..the menu was 13 euros but the portions are small...the waiter thrown my beer without replacing it or apologize

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: sombrerers 13, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighborhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 933 19 99 99

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El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few places that live and breathe such exciting energy regardless of the time of day. This neighborhood seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants ranging from fancy Michelin-star establishments to trendy fusion restaurants. Here you'll find historical and cultural attractions such as the popular Picasso Museum and the Gothic cathedral La Santa Maria del Mar, where you just might be able to catch a traditional Catalan wedding.
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