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Macrobiotic Zen

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Carrer de Muntaner, 12 | Gavina 3, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 54 60 23
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I went here and really loved the atmosphere and how so many health conscious people really rely on this place for nutritious affordable food. We went for lunch and loved the food. Everything was delicious and we could feel our bodies and minds being nourished as we chewed each bite. Thank you Macrobiotic Zen for supporting the... More 

Thank Dustan D
Barcelona, Spain
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

It's my 3rd vegetarian restaurant in Barcelona located at Calle muntaner & they are only open on day time... I like the homemy feeling, I feel like my mother cook food for me...:) I love the mixed veggies serving, you can choose soup or fresh juice for Ist then the mixed veggies... Like the self service area for tea etc...it's... More 

Thank bonggaspain
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

No. I don't know how everybody else is recommending this at Tripadvisor.. 4-5 stars for totally bland food without seasoning. 12€ price for full menu with much to eat is totally ok but the food just didn't taste like restaurant food should. It surely was macrobiotic, very healthy and vegan but come on.. where's the taste? And even I'm not... More 

Thank samppah2015
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016

I went there with a friend and it was a very good experience. There is a lot of food in a menu and the price is good. The food is delicious and I liked the different soups you can choose from. The staff is very polite and friendly, I recommend it.

Thank Aina L
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2016

This is a very good place for people who take care about their health as everything in this restaurant is fresh, organic and vegan. Plus is very tasty and affordable. As a local, I am trying to go there at least once in a month. Good thing - they also offer workshops, great opportunity to learn about healthy cooking. Would... More 

Thank shuella
Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I couldn't move after eating at this place because they stuff you with such good food. Definitely value for money

Thank Dee O
Wiesbaden, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2016

It was our first time and the waiter took good care of us. He explaining how it worked in Spanish and made me understand. Which was really cool as I don't speak Spanish very well. So after 10 minutes from walking in. We were sitting at our table with our food 3 course and drink. The food tasted great and... More 

Thank Paulray95
Barcelona, Spain
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2015

If I want a sure thing, I always go to this place. They give you a lovely big plate full of a variety of foods, with a starter and dessert if you like. I always leave feeling very satisfied. Although the vegetables are normally a little overdone. it has a lovely homecooked feel about it. All the same I give... More 

Thank Flo W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

The service was very friendly and helpful, the food was great and healthy and there was the chance of mixing different macrobiotic options in the same dish. I highly recommend this place if you like eating healthy and vegan food. The prices were reasonable (I don't really remember but I think it was between 10-15 euros) and its location is... More 

Thank Cora V
Barcelona, Spain
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2015

English below Como dice el nombre es un restaurante Macrobiótico. Eso significa que los platos y la cocina es 99% Macrobiótica. Creo que fue el primer restaurante macrobiótico de España, y está abierto desde el 1974.. 40 años!! Comida macrobiótica excelente. Platos muy bien preparados, y menú equilibrado, con alimentos orgánicos y biológicos. Sopas, cremas de verduras, cereales integrales, legumbres,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $12
Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer de Muntaner, 12 | Gavina 3, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Raval
  • Neighborhood: El Raval
  • Phone Number: +34 934 54 60 23
Founded in 1974 Macrobiotic Zen is a vegan/macrobiotic restaurant where you'll find 100% natural food, cooking trainings & a boutique service so you can prepare awesome and healthy food at home.

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

Staying in El Raval

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El Raval
Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic spots in the entire city. A sense of humble authenticity protrudes from the many independent record stores, second hand shops, and student bars that seem to light up the streets day and night. The rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day forum for bohemian youth, abuzz with the sights and sounds of late-night gatherings and talented skateboarders showing off their latest tricks.
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