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Jose Luis Restaurante

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Avinguda Diagonal, 520, 08006 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 007 563
8:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 am
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

When in Spain, you must take the time to enjoy mid-terminology tapas and your favorite beverage(s). Today's location of choice was Jose Louis Restaurante in Barcelona. Although the waiter had a very hard time understanding our Midwest dialect, the food was delicious and the wine and beer delightful. Service was a bit slow, but in Spain...no one rushes. The blood... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I are in Barcelona for a few days and were unaware that today was Epiphany and near enough everything was due to be closed. We went for a stroll to find a place for dinner and came across José Luis. I have to say...an amazing restaurant with brilliant service and a great selection of drinks at the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2015

The food was excellent. Since we were exploring Spanish wine, we got some direction from out waiter and we had a most delectable time. We tried many different tapas and were very happy.

Thank Susan J
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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant was not bustling on a Friday night, possibly due to its location which is more of a residential neighborhood. But everything we ordered was exceptionally well prepared. The tapas were elegantly delivered and tasted wonderful, with the seafood based ones very fresh. The beef main came in many pieces making it easy to share for bigger groups. Our... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2015

This has always been one of our favourite restaurants in Barcelona. Excellent old-fashioned service (and no loud music). Great tapas, ham, gazpacho!. Also seafood, lamb, pasta and more. Good value. Nice location with easy access via public transport.

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Vienna, Austria
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2013

Great selection of Spanish tapas. Nice menu with seafood, lamb, steaks, pasta, etc. Three dining areas: terraza, downstairs bar, upstairs formal dining. Attentive and welcoming service every time! Highly recommended.

Thank arroyo65
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2013

Situated back from the busy road Jose Luis has an obvious air of solid understatement. This we felt, was very much a locals restaurant, catering for the residents of the nearby grand aparments. Waiters in the traditional white jacket are attentive and brisk, and the comprehensive menu has many of the traditional favourites as well as some inventive ones. In... More 

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Livigno, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2013

Not too many words. The tapas were oily and the bread a bit stale. Frankly from nice setting I would have expected da much better food. Too bad it was a Monday and many other good places were closed.

Thank Emanuele V
London, United Kingdom
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2013

Jose Luis is a popular up-market tapas chain in Madrid. The tapas, menu and wine list are all of a high standard. The service tends to be friendly and prompt and they serve excellent cocktails. The Barcelona restaurant is no exception, although it is quite amusing to find such a typically "Madrileno" place in the heart of the capital of... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2012 via mobile

It has good food but it's nothing out of the common. Just a good place if you want to chill and it has lost a bit of the charm it used to have

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Spanish
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avinguda Diagonal, 520, 08006 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona
  • Phone Number: +34 932 007 563

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