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El Chigre 1769

Carrer dels Sombrerers, 7, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 937 82 63 30
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“octopus” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Carrer dels Sombrerers, 7, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stumbled across this gem by accident walking through El Born. It was 3pm and absolutely packed. We only heard spanish voices so thought it was a good sign. The food was exceptional we had the black arroz with king prawns and and the beef cheeks....More

Thank liyddc
Ramiro R, Public Relations Manager at El Chigre 1769, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi liyddc! Thank you so much for your kind words. We are really happy to hear that you loved the place and the food, since we do indeed put a lot of effort into it. We look forward to see you here soon again. Kind...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

This should be one of the highest ranked restaurants in the city. It's much better than many of the restaurants in the top 25 on TripAdvisor! Maybe this is fortunate, because this is a hidden gem. It's very small, so it can't accommodate tons of...More

Thank Alisco
Ramiro R, Public Relations Manager at El Chigre 1769, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Alisco, Opinion like yours help us to keep working to give the best experience to our guests. Thank you very much for your visit, your time and your opinion. We hope to welcome you back soon again. Kind regards, El Chigre 1769

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this wonderful little gem after strolling around the neighbourhood and absolutely loved it! We ordered the octopus, fish of the day, tomato salad and tomato bread which were all absolutely beautifully cooked to perfection. You can see the Chef’s take absolute pride in...More

1  Thank palomab404
Ramiro R, Public Relations Manager at El Chigre 1769, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear palomab404. Thank you very much for visiting and taking your time to leave a review. We are pleased to hear you had a great experience in El Chigre and love our grilled octopus. We hope you can survive the waiting time until you come...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These people are doing a good job of putting out quality Tapas. Good local Vermouth and local Cyders. CIDER for anglos. BUT you can do better in Barcelona . if you dont believe me and still go to El Chigre do share the Octopus main....More

Thank VancouverHipster
Ramiro R, Public Relations Manager at El Chigre 1769, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi VancouverHipster. Thank you for your comment, we are happy to hear you had a good experience in El Chigre and hope we can reach the level of amazing, next time you visit the restaurant. Maybe with one of our grilled fish in the Josper...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stepped into El Chigre after walking through the neighborhood. It looked warm and inviting and had a creative menu and their own vermut! We started with a couple of different vermouths, olives, pa amb tomáquet, and a couple of different tapas which were all...More

Thank Liz P
Marta R, Public Relations Manager at El Chigre 1769, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi! Thank you so much for your kind words. We are really happy to hear that you loved the vermut and our food, specially the octopus. We look forward to see you here soon again

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleased we got in fairly early for lunch as it filled up quickly. The waitress didn't speak English but we put ourselves in her hands and took her recommendations for a selection of dishes (there is a menu in English available if you would like...More

Thank loirewinefan
Marta R, Public Relations Manager at El Chigre 1769, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear loirewinefan. Thank you for your kind words. We are happy you had a great experience at El Chigre 1769 and hope to see you back soon again. Kind regards,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place, delicious food and excellent attention. Gelo and Dario are our favourite cooks in town so far. Sit at the bar and have a cider or vermouth, ask for the menu and start with any of the dishes they have, you will love them...More

Thank melliorfilms
Marta R, Public Relations Manager at El Chigre 1769, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi melliorfilms! Thank you so much for your kind words. We are really happy to hear that you loved the place and service we do indeed put a lot of effort into it. We look forward to see you here soon again, kind regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We sat at the bar, had a couple of drinks and watched the world go by at this cute little locals place. Thought it was relaxed even though it was fairly busy. We were fascinated by these little drinks dispensers the waiters kept bringing out...More

Thank Iain73
Marta R, Public Relations Manager at El Chigre 1769, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Iain73. Thank you for your kind words. We are happy you had a great experience and hope to see you back soon again. Kind regards,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn’t have a specific plan for dinner and stumbled upon this place this evening. Great meal, friendly and helpful service. The cheese plate was surprisingly one of the best things we’ve eaten during our trip - really interesting, delicious set of cheeses from north...More

Thank Anne S
Marta R, Public Relations Manager at El Chigre 1769, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Anne, Opinion like yours help us to keep working to give the best experience to our guests. Thank you very much for your visit, your time and your opinion.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We managed to get a seat at a shared table after arriving at El Chigre without a booking.The service was friendly, helpful and efficient, we could not have asked for any better. The place combines a great Ramblas setting with an interesting and varied tapas...More

Thank Theo P
Marta R, Public Relations Manager at El Chigre 1769, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Theo, We are really happy to hear about your great experience in El Chigre! Thank you for your visit, time and opinion. We hope to see you again very soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$17 - $45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer dels Sombrerers, 7, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighborhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 937 82 63 30
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