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El Portalon

Carrer Dels Banys Nous 20 | Street Dels Banys Nous 20, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 02 11 87
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“paella” (21 reviews)
“tapas” (45 reviews)
“trout” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Carrer Dels Banys Nous 20 | Street Dels Banys Nous 20, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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1 - 10 of 162 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my girl just looked on tripadvisor first before we enter and eat in this restaurant, and the commenta are true! Big Shrimps ala plancha was recommended by the waiter then we followed it with a steak and paella, and all food is good,...More

Thank Bullet K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited El Portalon for a mid afternoon snack. The food was so good that we definitely plan to go back for dinner. We ordered Russian Salad and broken eggs with black pudding and crispy bacon. Both dishes were excellent and served quickly. It's a...More

Thank Marie Annette O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A special place. 127 years old! Quality written all over it. Had lunch. All superb. Wish we'd have had a full dinner. Simply a quality establishment. The best squid ever. Do you want it grilled or fried? What do you recommend? Grilled (with a shrug...More

Thank Jason L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dark, cool, air-conditioned restaurant offering the perfect bolt hole to escape the heat and noise of Barcelona. Food is un-fussy and tasty and service is polite and efficient. The brilliant grilled octopus alone is worth going for, and the spicy croquetas are excellent.

Thank Drpete1973
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to the El Portalon restaurant for lunch with my mum and dad during my trip to Barcelona and the service was excellent. We really liked the food and would recommend this restaurant to anyone looking to have a good meal, be it for...More

Thank mrmagnetoman88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So went with my family and ask if they had an option of vegetarian pasta. After waiting for 20 mm, they came back to say no. We're not very accomodating. Not recommanded.

Thank murielpariente
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great variety of food with choice for everybody as well as some local specialties. Nice place to end a busy BCN day 🙂

Thank Martijn d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As we entered a miserable looking male came over and beckoned to an empty table. There were only two other couples in here and their food didn't look that promising. However we decided to give it a try and went for the set lunch. Seafood...More

Thank nick-nb
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Great menu with lots of authentic choices and enough variety to please the whole family. We came a bit early and it was a tourist crowd but the staff were great, service was quick and the food was exceptional. Prices are reasonable and the atmosphere...More

Thank Jeremy J
Reviewed July 15, 2017

We wanted Paella and Tapas. Well the first of these was easily ticked off by El Portalon. The food was tasty with good sized portions. The service was top notch: everything arrived with the right pauses. Highly recommended.

Thank Nick R
Nearby
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this
picturesque neighborhood is the very heart of
Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days
under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War
with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and
authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be
thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas
brought to life by the many small bars and local
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer Dels Banys Nous 20 | Street Dels Banys Nous 20, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Neighborhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Phone Number: +34 933 02 11 87
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