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Cafe de L'Opera

$$ - $$$
La Rambla
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La Rambla, 74, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 17 75 85
8:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 am
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Boston, United Kingdom
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200 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed June 12, 2015

We rested from our journey round Barcelona in this convenient kerb side café. We had cold drinks and patatas bravas. The pricing was not excessive for the Cafe's position in La Rambla.

Thank Malcybabe
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

If you want to drink a coffee you have go to sit inside the cafe because outside they serve only wines beers campaigns. Very rude waiter. The sangria was very bad. Normal prices.

Thank Chryssa G
Douglas, United Kingdom
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499 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Sat down at 11.30. Took 10 mins to attract attention of waiter. Two soft drinks, two orange juices and a beer came to 30 €. We actually wanted coffee. It was off menu. They don't serve coffee only at lunch time. Not recommended.

Thank John W
2 reviews
Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

Very bad service and rude waiters. Would not advise it! We spent 3 days in Barcelona and the worst experience we had, was in this cafe.

Thank Zurab A
Istanbul, Turkey
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129 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed June 2, 2015

Walking down La Rambla, I saw this beautiful cafe, I knew that it was famous so I entered immediately. Seeing all those coffee shops along La Rambla, I can assure you that this cafe is cheaper and has a wonderful atmosphere inside. You can smoke later, go inside and enjoy the old interior design, you won't regret it.

Thank BEceF
Greenville, South Carolina
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546 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 429 helpful votes
Reviewed May 27, 2015

The opera that the title refers to is the Gran Teatre Liceu. I found it while strolling down the Ramblas, having begun above Placa Catalunya and continuing through its increasingly crowded, hectic feeling south of that Placa. I had thought I might eat at the nearby Boqueria, but it was mobbed, on the Friday afternoon in early May I visited,... More 

Thank DottoreGianni
Geneva, Switzerland
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

Great tapas . Great people. I enjoyed the service with a big smile on his face. I recommend the sangria... In the old restaurant inside ...

Thank Vincent K
Reykjavik, Iceland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

A group of six, we were walking along the Rambla looking for a place to eat and happened upon this one. Menu is very unsexy - kind of looked like something meant for kindergarden, big pictures and no info. We ended up all going for a pizza - they were OK, nothing more. Kind of hard to get the attention... More 

Thank JonKjartanIngolfs
London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

Spent a few happy hours with a big glass of sangria and some tapas watching life on the Ramblas pass by Service was a bit on the slow side at times but given the location could be expected

Thank mark s
Oxford, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Walk in take a photo, walk out. Deco okay, tapas and beer very bland. Picture menu should have been a warning.

1 Thank Claire D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cafe, European, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Rambla, 74, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > La Rambla
  • Neighborhood: La Rambla
  • Phone Number: +34 933 17 75 85

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

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Neighborhood Profile
La Rambla
Barcelona's most famous street was once a dry riverbed. Now, La Rambla is a 1200-meter boulevard, and a major draw for visitors. During the day, La Rambla fills with pedestrians, some of which stroll past impressive human statues and artists while others take a break to people-watch while enjoying a drink at one of the many terraces. Housed here is the iconic Boqueria Market that offers one of the most varied and appetizing selections of local produce and specialty meats and treats. While it’s important for tourists to keep an eye on their belongings at all times, this area is most safely explored in the daytime and is a must see for everyone who visits.
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