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Jai-Ca

#373 of 7,436 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
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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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9:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A great little tapas bar which is off the beaten track, but well worth searching out if you're nearby. We visited twice when we were in Barcelona, once on a very busy Saturday afternoon, and again on a quiet Tuesday lunchtime. The food is all freshly cooked and delicious, I particularly recommend the Greek salad and anchovies. They have a... More 

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Leamington Spa, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We wanted a more traditional place to eat, the food was divine, particularly the monkfish and prawns, lovely atmosphere, popular with locals and tourists.

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Thank Deb W
Oxford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Enjoy tapas in old Spain avoiding plastic imitations.I would recommend that you try any of the fish dishes especially the calamari.

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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our aim was to eat somewhere else but it was close we ended up at tha Jai-ca. I am glad we did. From deep fried shrimp to sardines, exceptionally good. House rose just hit the spot. Relatively in expensive than restaurants at the water front. One must have a meal at least one they are in Barselona. Baska bir restauranttin... More 

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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited jaica with a couple of my friends who i just moved into the neighbourhood with, it is our local tapas place so we had high hope. we were seated and greeted by a unenthusiastic waitress, my first impression was that i t was far more expensive than most tapas places i have eaten at before, but we were... More 

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Wasaga Beach
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148 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks to our lonely planet guide, we decided to give this place a try for lunch. So glad! Very authentic place. Place was packed with locals watching soccer on a Saturday afternoon. Great vibe. Nice gazpacho. Anchovies special with "fried fish bones" was a pleasant surprise. Generous plate of Iberian ham. GRILLED SARDINES AMAZING! (Generous portion, 3 large sardines). Grilled... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a day at the beach we arrived here only to find it jam packed. With no tables available we walked a block further and found they actually have a second building. Having never really had tapas we read mixed things about the price. Lonely planet for example listed this place as cheap and worth it when dining on a... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Appeared to be the locals top choice in the neighborhood for tapas - every seat was taken and we didn't hear any of the diners speaking English. My friend, who recommended this spot to us, promised the best patatas bravas in the city, and this spot did not disappointment! Great spot for authentic, low-cost tapas.

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London, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best restaurants I've ever been Super delicious and fast service... Definitely recommend it and specially the mussels Fantastic

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an authentic small quaint tapas restaurant usually full of locals and the occasional tourists. I loved the atmosphere, the sounds and the incredibly rich food. The dishes had great flavour, some were maybe a little on the heavy side, but enjoyed them very much none the less. I'll guarantee your stomach and tastebuds will be satisfied.

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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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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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