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7 Portes

Passeig Isabel II 14, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 19 30 33
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“paella” (1,160 reviews)
“fideua” (23 reviews)
“black rice” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Passeig Isabel II 14, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great ambience with live piano music and cheerful clientele. Friendly staff. I thought my seafood paella was too salty, however my partners traditional one was not. The Irish coffee was a first time that I have seen it in three colors. All in all we...More

Thank amodpointofview
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide recommended 7 Portes for lunch after a morning tour of the Gothic and Jewish Quarters. What an excellent recommendation! We were lucky to get a table outside. We had outstanding food and service. I wish I could remember our waiters name. He is...More

Thank Stephanie F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Barcelona hoping to have the perfect paella. After spending time looking at reviews and food blog posts we decided to try 7 Portes. After being given bread (which we didn't ask for but was included in the bill) the waiter was trying...More

Thank jeeebles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a tourist trap period. Over priced, underwhelming staff and mediocre food. Wouldn't go back for anything- you can find way better in Barcelona.

Thank Aj P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was recommended by a friend native to Barcelona. The food was excellent. Wait staff helpful and courteous. Wonderful atmosphere. Made a "last minute" on-line reservation at 1:40 for 2:00 seating. Arrived at 2:10, Table was reserved and ready. Tried 2 different paellas, both excellent....More

Thank James T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My third time back here and it's as good as ever. Brought my 3 sons and they were all impressed which is no easy task. Paella with no bones or shells has to be our favourite. Sangria goes very well with it too.

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended by a waitress at our hotel restaurant. We came here on our last night for dinner because we had to have paella. Because why not? Im surprised at the mixed reviews because my husband and I had a great time, the...More

Thank Emily R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very bad day for us! We asked second mean plate and less than one minute we decided to cancel, so They were really rude and didnt want to cancel !!!! By the way, they also took 15 minutes just to bring a...More

Thank Rafael B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with a friend and it was full , the staff was polite and professional , they told us to wait a bit and then they gave us a good table. We took the paella and we were expecting two separate dishes but apparently...More

Thank Mehrzad M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Heard much about the legendary "7 Portes" which has been around since the dinosaurs walked this place. Have to say it let us down. The service was impeccable and the venue was heavy with authentic history but when you don't clean out the "poop chute"...More

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Nearby
Barceloneta
Originally a fisherman’s quarter, this quaint area
can’t escape its small village feel: laundry hanging
over the narrow streets, old ladies clamoring at each
other from their balconies and elder gentlemen playing
games on short wooden benches gossiping the day away,
Barceloneta could double as a film set. Artists line
the boardwalk displaying their magnificently detailed
sand structures making this the most visited beach in
...More
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Magpieangel
April 8, 2017|
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Response from KTA-ID | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember the menu exactly but I think so. My sister had the fish of the day that was delicious and simple, the paella was great. They may have menu on website?
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jen y
October 16, 2016|
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Response from kallirache | Reviewed this property |
Little late to the party but we ordered one paella for two people and it was plenty.
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GrandPaRuss
March 28, 2016|
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Response from Esseily | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$41 - $53
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Passeig Isabel II 14, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barceloneta
  • Neighborhood: Barceloneta
  • Phone Number: +34 933 19 30 33
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Description
Opening its doors in 1836 to begin offering over 150 years of excellence, Restaurant de les 7 Portes is truly the most classic of Barcelona's eating places. Here, you can enjoy the finest Catalan cooking in an intimate setting or in one of the spacious banquet halls, accompanied by Spain's best wines and "cavas" (sparkling wines) from the well-stocked cellar. The restaurant is housed in the Pòrtics d'en Xifré, a building declared a national monument and the first place in Barcelona where running water was installed. In 1942, it became the property of Paco Parellada, founder of one of the foremost dynasties of restaurateurs in all of Catalonia.
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