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Rao

Carrer de les Sitges, 3, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
+34 931 19 31 69
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good8%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“scallops” (41 reviews)
“roast beef” (17 reviews)
“ice cream” (21 reviews)
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CUISINES
Spanish, Mediterranean, European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
LOCATION
Carrer de les Sitges, 3, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Rao
1. Amazing Food
"Reasonably priced food & drink for absolutely amazing food & service."
Cara B
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2. A great experience
"Great food, great service and great atmosphere."
Pere P
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3. What a treat!
"A wonderful find already recommended to friends"
Jay A
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1 - 10 of 263 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Best ever. The food, the service, everything is perfect! The food is not only really good its also a really beutifulMore

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Karin M
Rao_BCN, Manager at Rao, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hola Karin It´s really great for us to read your review. Thank you very much for coming to our restaurant. As the saying goes;"first you eat with your eyes", so presentation to us is very important. Hopefully we get the chance to welcome you back...More

Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Trying to remember a meal just as good as this! Staff attentive, drinks well priced, food out of this world! Would’ve gone back before we left Barcelona had it not been for their vacation break, determined to visit again in future. So well priced for...More

Date of visit: September 2018
3  Thank HollyF795
Rao_BCN, Manager at Rao, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Hola Holly Thank you for coming to dine with us at Raó. It´s great to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We do try to offer the best quality price value possible, as we use locally sourced and organic ingredients, only the best...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We where a group of girls on Saturday night and I wanted to leave a review for raó to give thanks for such a well presented and extremely tasty dining experience. The service impecable, the decor and ambience so welcoming and the food.... Stunning!! And...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tanya D
Rao_BCN, Manager at Rao, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hola Tanya Thank you very much for choosing to dine at Raó. It was a real pleasure for us to welcome you and your friends the other night and we a lot of fun chatting with you. We are very glad you enjoyed your experience...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate there on the evening we arrived. Beautiful tapas wit a classy twist. All good but the scallops and wild boar were fantastic. Book before you go.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bigsby1962
Rao_BCN, Manager at Rao, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hola We very much appreciate you choosing our restaurant. Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We do offer some classic dishes with our own modern twist. Hopefully we see you again on your next visit to Barcelona. Kindest regards The Raó Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wondeful dinner at Raó with the whole extended family in 3 generations (incl. kids aged 4 and 6). Everything was amazing and we specially adored the entrecote and batatas bravas. All the desserst were amazing too (especially the sponge and cheesecake!) :)...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 800milah
Rao_BCN, Manager at Rao, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hola Mila It was really great to see you again on your return visit this evening. Thank you so much for posting your comment. It´s very nice for us to read that you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope you had a great time...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice decoration, nice service, great Tapas and great wine all of that for a reasonable price considering the quality of the food. All plate were excellent. We will return.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank S1607XVnicolasb
Rao_BCN, Manager at Rao, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hola It´s really great to read your review on our restaurant. Thank you very much. We are very glad that you enjoyed your experience and we look forward to seeing you again. Kindest regards The Raó Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great meal, reasonable price and great food! Highly recommanded-you've got to try the roastbeef!More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Amitai2011
Rao_BCN, Manager at Rao, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hola Thank you very much for coming to try our restaurant. And thank you for sharing your experience here. We are really glad that you enjoyed your time and dinner with us. Our roastbeef dish is quite plate, mixing the traditional meat and fennel with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here based on TripAdvisor rating. This restaurant is rated 32 in Barcelona. The 31 above it must be exceptional as we had crokets, tempura veg duck, boar a bottle of merlot and two stunning a deserts followed by coffee. 78 euro. Would easily...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank matthewsW8088CL
Rao_BCN, Manager at Rao, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hola wow, it´s very nice for us to read your kind words. Our motto is "where fine meets casual", so we offer the best food ingredients together with the friendliest quality service, at casual prices. Thank you very much for coming to dine with us....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is small and well staffed. The octopus... it's simply unique. An explosion of flavor. And the service.... I left the place with a feeling of having been cared for by the owners. Everyone is super nice. Nothing is pretentious. Honest and distinct. Mariana...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank compost1
Rao_BCN, Manager at Rao, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hola It´s a real pleasure for us to read your review. Thank you for choosing to dine at our restaurant. We are a family run restaurant and we care about every detail of our guest´s experience with us. Hopefully we see you back again. Kindest...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Modern and delicious tapas is what you find at Rao, a relatively new restaurant not far from La Rambla. With new interpretations of the classics in beautifully platted dishes. My friend and I enjoyed dinner here on a cool evening and enjoyed the cozy atmosphere...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jarrod B
Rao_BCN, Manager at Rao, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hola Jarrod It´s really great to read your review. Thank you for coming to try our restaurant. We are located just off La Rambla and only one minute walk from Plaza Cataluña. Hopefully we see you again. Kindest regards The Raó Team

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Questions & Answers
Cav_Seattle
September 13, 2018|
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Response from Rao_BCN | Property representative |
Hello Cav_Seattle, For large groups we have options of a private event in our restaurant with dinner, cocktails or open bar. If you are interested please send us an email. Kind regards, Maryana.
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Susan B
August 20, 2018|
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Response from Rao_BCN | Property representative |
Dear All, Thank you very much for your answers. We actually do not have a strict dress code, casual or smart casual should be fine. Of course some of our gusts like to dress up for a night out in Barcelona. See you in... More
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m_alberto_57
August 17, 2018|
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Response from Rao_BCN | Property representative |
Dear mariaalberto57, We recommend to make a reservations with us. You can book a table via: Whatsapp, Phone, Email or our website. Look forward to welcoming you at RAÓ! Kind regards, Rao Team.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$28 - $46
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Hot New Restaurants
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer de les Sitges, 3, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Raval
  • Neighborhood: El Raval
  • Phone Number: +34 931 19 31 69
  • E-mail
Description
Raó Restaurant "where fine meets casual". We offer Modern Gourmet Tapas & "Platillos" perfect to share (or not!). The restaurant situated on one of the most emblematic streets of Barcelona, very close to Plaça Catalunya (Canaletas!). Our chefs can be seen through the open kitchen preparing contemporary local dishes. Raó restaurant has 3 zones: a cozy spacious salon with a comfortable sofa and marble tables; the bar and a private dining area, decorated with modern Graffiti "Girl at the Window" by Salvador Dali. The fun ambience, flawless service and very reasonable prices makes for the perfect evening out in Barcelona.
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