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Restaurante La Tarantula

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Valladolid, 40, 08014 Barcelona, Spain
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Barcelona, Spain
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although La Tarantula was absolutely rammed on Saturday night, there was very little atmosphere. The decor of bright varnished pine, movie posters and strong lighting seemed neither to hang together with any style, nor have anything to do with the concept of the restaurant. Maybe with such an unappetising name that is just as well! There must be a happy... More 

Thank lauralondonbarcelona
Como, Italy
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148 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

This place has been advised by many friends. It's worth it to try it!food is really good and dishes are huge!!!prices are good for the size and quality!

Thank PaoloComo83
Barcelona, Spain
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

The menu is quite extensive and variate. The food is tasty, the quality is not bad and the amount of food is great in some dishes (proportional to the price). The place is quite noisy (is very popular for dinners with friends). I think is a good Mexican restaurant to go with friends. The dishes with cheese have a lot... More 

Thank Marta_Guardiola
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

We went with a group of colleagues, and since the place is but too big you should reserve before. The food if good, we shared several typical Mexican plates, with some quite spicy, but this is indicated the menu. The desserts are really good, especially if you like chocolate. Only the chairs are not really comfortable and there is not... More 

Thank Alex G
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

This is a good Mexican place to go to with friends. More or less 20/25€€ per person. The only two bad things I found against this place : If you order a dish with cheese, be careful they do put a lot of cheese (you can get sick of it😓)and the other thing is the place is a bit noisy.... More 

Thank laurie-anne n
Barcelona, Spain
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This is a opinion about the propietario of this place, the propietario is a bad guy, we ask for a descent table and he looking at us, being tourist he said their were no place left, we said we had a reservation from my girlfriend, she lives here and knows the place, and that guy don't give a Sh, made... More 

1 Thank Mark P
Deerfield Beach, Florida
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

My friend and I finished playing a game at Para Park and found this restaurant on the corner. We went at an off time, so the place wasn't really crowded. Our server didnt speak English, so we just pointed and ate. The food was delicious, including the nachos with sauteed onions, and these delicious quesadillas.

Thank kteacher1234
Barcelona, Spain
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

With a menu that covers anything wrapped in a tortilla (tacos, burritos, enchiladas, fajitas) in a very well balanced combination between what's expected and what can surprise you, Tarántula has managed to top my list of Mexican (or Tex-Mex) restaurants in town. The Ranchero Nachos could easily become my favorite guilty food. Great Chipotle sauce. Go for the Enchilada Suiza... More 

Thank Jordi_VR82_
Barcelona, Spain
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We booked the table few days ago and now we are fascinated with this restaurant. One of the best restaurant I ever been. It's a Mexican restaurant with a lot of Mediterranean receipts. The order was 4 dishes and we were 5, we finished satisfy... full.. what to say about the quality? it's awesome how they could make us happy... More 

1 Thank Mario C
Barcelona, Spain
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I had wanted toeat at tis restaurant for a long time. Butevery time I tired it was either close or full (most of the times). I enjoyed the food and the portions are decent. What I don't like is the fact that the place is too noisy. I also would like to have a more Mexican decoration. But the overall... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Mexican, Latin
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Valladolid, 40, 08014 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona
  • Phone Number: 93.411.27.28

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?