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Located in one of the quietest corners of the Barrio de Sant Pere, between a New York air and French character, it is Elsa y Fred. With an offer based on a great variety of tapas and dishes made with products of good quality selected by Ramon Miracle, this gastrobar has managed to stand out among the local cuisine
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner
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Dining bars
FEATURES
Reservations, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and wine was delicious! People were really Nice and quick, so would def go here again!! Great!

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good place, tasty food and perfect service. Thanks Carmen for quality servicing :) Cheesecake was excellent

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything is delicious ! Staff amazing ! Make an reservation , you will need ... All the time is full ! Don't miss this restaurant !

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our favorite restaurant in Barcelona! We had such a good time at Elsa y Fred! What a great atmosphere, what creative tapas dishes, and what kind service! (A special thanks to Sylvia, the waitress who even remembered my name when we returned for the second...time!) So, if you are looking for a top-notch restaurant with delicious local dishes, we highly recommend Elsa y Fred 😊More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

fabulous food and great ambiance. good value for money. our favorite restaurant in Barcelona and have been back twice. highly recommend

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although a Tapas restaurant is was different to some of the more cramped Tapas bars in the city. There were spacious tables inside and outside and you were able to book a table in advance. The menu has a good variation of dishes from meat...to fish and vegetarian. The portion sizes were big and more refined than other places that we visited, however this is reflected in the price. The one thing that was a slight let down was the service as some of our dishes were delivered 20 minutes or so after most of the others and I think the restaurant simply forgot about these. Other than that a great restaurant at the southern end of the Gothic QuarterMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mindblowing gastronomic experience, great atmosphere! Carmen, the waitress will make sure you have the beat time of your life! Grab Cava Sangria and order different food - enjoy to the fullest! Our favorites are grilled squids, tuna tartar and grill octopus! Lllllllove it!!!

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came early to this restaurant to have dinner. The restaurant was not even half full and they refused me and said that I should go to a partner restaurant. Reason they gave me is that I was alone! Very bizarre considering a more than half...empty restaurant and the fact that they were accepting other people with 2 or more without reservation. They seem to care only about money (maybe they thought they could have used the table for 2 people), although they could have easily ran two shifts if they really wanted to. Very stupid. Will avoid this restaurant with such horrible service!More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed October 24, 2021 via mobile

We come here every morning for our coffee and breakfast. Since our hotel is next to it. The waitresses are nice. The price for breakfast is very nice. We love the scrambled eggs and sandwiches. And if you like matcha. the matcha orange is great....This place makes our stay in Barcelona wonderful.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed October 18, 2021

This restaurant has the name to be famous so it's always busy. Despite that we had a lovely late tapas lunch. Being just in front of our hotel, we had the opportunity to find a free table in 5 mins. We ordered several tapas which...all came quickly and tasted very good. The Iberico Jamon is a must-do. Period. As an extra service late in the evening I was allowed to take my gin-tonic to the hotel across the street (their bar was closed) and bring back the glass next day. Great service!More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Ljrlaw
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Hi Ljrlaw, You can e-mail us to info @ elsayfred . es and we will note down your reservation. :)
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Yes, Elsa y Fred is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Elsa y Fred is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5