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Bar Celta

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El Born / La Ribera
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Carrer de la Princesa, 50, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933150006
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8:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 12:00 am
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Barcelona, Spain
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was prepared very quickly and made with high quality ingredients! We enjoyed it quite a bit and recommended to our other friends. We will be returning.

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Thank ashachowdhury
switzerland
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like seefood and tapas you cannot miss PULPERIA CELTA!!! Very relaxing ambience, always crowed, absolutely great service!!! When I'm in BCN I always visit BAR CELTA!!!Love it!

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Thank schnege
Zurich, Switzerland
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is famous for it's octopus and I have to say I was not disappointed! I really liked the octopus and the rest of the tapas we tried. The service was nice and easy going. When we were there, there was a group of locals in the restaurant - a good sign. Summed up: No frills, great tapas and... More 

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Cali, Valle, Colombia
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75 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am sorry to say but was not really surprised by the octopus here. At the end of a tour the guide said this is the place where local eats. Went there, ask for it, and was really disappointed.

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Thank S1PRA
boston
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Went here a few times, has the feel of a diner but serving tapas. Great value on the razor clams (a little sandy) the octopus is good. The stand out is the omelette aka potato pie. They give you a slab the size of a steakhouse desert. If you want to fuel up the next day after a big night... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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226 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We went to the new bar celta in el born having previously been to the old one several times. We found the same excellent octopus - the pulpo a la gallega was excellent and we didn't try the chipirones but they also looked fantastic. They have other standard tapas on offer such as patatas bravas but it's the octopus that... More 

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Thank Segaria226
Tallinn, Estonia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

We stumbled on it quite accidentally, and we were glad we did. Food was good and we all agreed that it was the best octopus we had ever tasted. Staff was friendly and helpful. Only one thing bothered - the place is quite small, so be ready the have side-by-side feeling with other customers. If it doesn't bother you, as... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Am a bit annoyed by all the other comments saying this is good local food. This food, which is great by the way, is from the region of Galicia which is all the way on the other side of Spain. Saying this is local food is like saying a haggis bar is local food in London, or that Cajun food... More 

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Thank vivaBarcelona24
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

It's an unpretentious-looking place where the locals go. We visited the new spot on Carrer de la Princesa. Octopus is a must-try, one of the best ones I've eaten; croquettes are yum and the service very friendly. We went there three times :) Thank you Jaafar!

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Thank kris l
Dordogne
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Tapas the local way....experiencing typical Catalan/Spanish dishes that you can view and chose....relaxed and friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$40
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer de la Princesa, 50, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighborhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 933150006

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El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few places that live and breathe such exciting energy regardless of the time of day. This neighborhood seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants ranging from fancy Michelin-star establishments to trendy fusion restaurants. Here you'll find historical and cultural attractions such as the popular Picasso Museum and the Gothic cathedral La Santa Maria del Mar, where you just might be able to catch a traditional Catalan wedding.
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