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Jai-Ca

#356 of 7,357 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Neighborhood:
Barceloneta
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Calle Ginebra, 13 | Ginebra 13 y Ginegra 9, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 68 32 65
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Madrid, Spain
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129 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I thought it would be third time lucky for Jai Ca, as my partner - who lives in the neighbourhood - has often been in the past and enjoyed it. However, again I was let down by the awful attitude of the serving staff. The last two times we have been the service has been slow - I once nearly... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this tapas restaurant on recommendations from friends. We were told the food was incredible and it certainly did not let us down. Unfortunately the service was awful, we waited 15 minutes for a table which wasn't a problem but it took a further 30 minutes to even be given a menu. To be fair, the waiter seemed to... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Have been here many times. I love eating some deep-fried seafood and drink a cold beer after a warm day at the beach. The tapas they have a very good and I highly recommend a stop here.

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Thank dmodolo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Typical Spanish! dynamic place where delicious lunch/dinner is served for a very reasonable price. Must try the octopus!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious meal, perfect to share with family and friends. Good prices, not expensive for the quality served

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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It got very busy at night, have all the typical tapas, everything's acceptable, not extraordinary but all fine.

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Brussels, Belgium
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Go to Jaica to experience amazing tapas, friendly staff, very close to the beach. Good prices. Fresh products! Definitely try the fried fish bones! surprisingly good and tasty!! and octopus so deliciously soft and spicy...

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Thank AlJcP
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are used to come to barcelona very often (once or twice per year) and we cannot deserve to visit this place! Its tapas are the best in town, spanish people recommended. Really nice inside, lots of people always waiting for a table, so normally you have to leave the name and wait for your turn. Try it!

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Georgia
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was recommended to me by some people who have been living here in Barcelona for a while, not to mention the reviews here on TripAdvisor are quite good. I made a reservation by calling (reservation was made in Spanish) and was able to get a table that same night. When I arrived, I was told to go to... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled across this place and boy were we glad we did. We sought food as refuge from the sun. The bar man was very helpful, offering us tastings of a better beer and giving us recommendations. We had some food and a few beers and soaked up the atmosphere

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$17 - $34
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Ginebra, 13 | Ginebra 13 y Ginegra 9, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barceloneta
  • Neighborhood: Barceloneta
  • Phone Number: +34 932 68 32 65
Description
Abierto el uno de Julio del 1955, el ano que viene cumplimos sesenta anos, y mantenemos la ilusion y las ganas de hacerlo bien que nos inculcaron nuestros ancestros. Salut.

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Staying in Barceloneta

Neighborhood Profile
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 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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