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La Forquilla

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$$ - $$$
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Poblenou
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C/ Pere IV, 210, 08005 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 00 79 80
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1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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New York
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Five of us had the eight course tasting menu with the wine pairing. Menu is attached but I don't actually know what the regular menu looks like. The setting is simple and small. The waiter was also the maitre'd and the busboy; there was no one else in the front of the house but didn't matter as it was only... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch around 2:00PM. The food and service were very good. We had the red mullet and Iberian pork and the rice with sausage and fresh grilled squid. The almond cake was the best dessert I've ever had; it has many sauces to taste with.

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Thank Marissa D
Walnut Creek, California
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

After visiting La Forquilla once for dinner, I found the food to be awesome, and the scallops that I ordered were very well prepared, with just the right texture. Decided to visit again for lunch, where I had the crispy suckling pig. Though it is definitely different from what one gets in Asia, it was once again nicely done, with... More 

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Thank Olivier T
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely meal here, perfect food and wine. The waiter/chef (yes! The same person! How he is able to remain so relaxed during the whole evening is beyond me.) provided an excellent service and quality dinning experience, taking the time to explain every aspect of the dinner. It really shows just how much he cares about what he... More 

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Thank Hannahm8080
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

Very good surprise. Great food sophisticated, but not too much. Very tasty. going there is a very good choice especially for business meeting or with your love. Not so many tables, around 4 or 5 if I remember correctly, so booking a table in advance would be a good idea.

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Tromso, Norway
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

The cooking has matured a notch since last visit a couple of years ago and is now on a Michelin one-star level IMHO. The tasting menu and the wine pairing is very good, well presented and excellent value for money. Warmly recommend this quiet little restaurant.

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1 Thank andersmyr
Holmfirth, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Another fantastic visit to La Forquilla the food was superb , the sensations menu consisted of all my favourites cooked exceptionally well . It's a shame the road works are affecting business there were only 2 couples in , a few people looked in but didn't come in because the place wasn't busy it was sadly their loss ! Thanks... More 

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Having eaten at several good quality restaurants this visit including the 1 star hisops this still remains the best food. This little gem is being hit by the external road works, but is well worth parking elsewhere and the short walk. Look forward to coming here again when we next visit Barcelona.

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2 Thank Karendbel
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

I finally get around to reviewing this restaurant and I keep seeing rave reviews and I just don't get it. I choose the tasting menu and this was the restaurant that I choose to splurge on in Barcelona and just didn't deliver. Service was nice enough though. So confused.

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Athens, Greece
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

We chose to visit the specific restaurant based on the Tripadvisor rating. When we arrived the restaurant was empty and the decoration we have to admit is not at all appealing. We hesitated but finally entered. Whatever we had was of excellent quality, very well presented and with a discrete and professional service. I would go again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$32 - $53
Cuisine
International, Mediterranean, Fusion, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/ Pere IV, 210, 08005 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Poblenou
  • Neighborhood: Poblenou
  • Phone Number: +34 933 00 79 80
Description
La Forquilla is a cozy restaurant with a warm environment, located near Rambla del Poblenou and various hotels, provides you an excelent menu with high quality products of the season and a carelly wine selection.All this accompanied with little details to enjoy every time.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Poblenou

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Poblenou
The futuristic Agbar Tower stands out from Barcelona's skyline in Poblenou. It is no coincidence then that this area of town is the newly crowned technological park of the city, its own mini Silicon Valley containing a tech incubator (Barcelona Activa) as well as a host of local and international high tech companies. To accommodate the onrush of new residents and workers, the area of Poblenou has seen a surge of activity in new high-rise residential buildings and two top-notch shopping centers catering to everyone's need. The ambiance of this area is calmer than the city center and the beautifully relaxing Bogatell Beach, popular with locals, is just a handful of blocks away.
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