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Can Majo

#318 of 7,893 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Almirall Aixada 23, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 21 54 55
Tue - Sun 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best places to eat in Barcelona. Not to miss! Excelent seafood, great services, very nice atmosphere.

Thank mihailn246
Frederiksberg, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife sees cities primarily for their food and in BCN she was seeking seafood. I risked this place and it passes the test- especially the paella which was clearly made to order and served in its own hot plate . the tuna salad (my attempt) seemed like it was from a can... flaky and not red and raw like... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place .. good food ! We had paella and some starters .. very good ! I am not an expert in paella so .. for me was quite good and the staff polite and kind ;)

Thank Maria I
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

It is a pleasure to walk out of lunch with a warm, happy glow, and Can Majo delivered just that feeling at lunch last week. It was a sunny, warm winter day and my wife and I had hoped to sit outside on the terrace overlooking the beach and the sea but it was shut down. Inside proved to be... More 

Thank BGJ-DC
Bernried am Starnberger See, Germany
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

Because of great reviews we had lunch at Can Majo. We were very disappointed to put it short. The restaurant was full of tourists and the menu is offered in several languages. We chose fish, Paella and scampi. The food was tasteless and service was not good either. For me this is typical tourist location in Barceloneta and I would... More 

Thank Jutta B
Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017

My wife and I enjoyed everything about this restaurant. We try paella quite often and this was by far the best we have had. My wife is from France and she is a real foodie. Everything was delicious. We tried the fish soup, the fried small fish, the hot raspberries in ice cream --- and of course the Sangria. The... More 

Thank tomg99
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

Delisious dishes and an amazing sangria in an utmost pleasand surrounding with great service at the sea front.

Thank Milena P
Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

Absolutely loved the food. Great service as well. Just give the waiter an idea of what you want and let them take over. Trust me, you will not go wrong.

Thank MrArroyo2U
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

One of the best Paella that we could have ever had😍😍.. great service .. smiling waiters and best mussels.. wish we could come here soon. Totally recommended!!!!!!

Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food, service and very good wine list. We have to get better at eating out in Barcelona...it is SO easy to order (and eat) too much. We went for Paella, and ended up with not only that, but beautiful oysters, octopus and grilled squid. All really good, but just way too much. We were guided to a very inexpensive... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Almirall Aixada 23, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barceloneta
  • Neighborhood: Barceloneta
  • Phone Number: +34 932 21 54 55
Founded the sailing village of Barcelona, his kitchen receives fresh products from the sea every day. That's why paellas, fish and sellfish are their specialty. 'The sea, its essence and its products imbues our soul and our restaurant'.

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Neighborhood Profile
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 the city (the shirtless men working out might help too). You’ll know by the delicious aroma that you're in the right place to try some of the best and most authentic seafood including paella, Spain’s national dish.
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