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La Fonda

Carrer dels Escudellers, 10, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 01 75 15
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Carrer dels Escudellers, 10, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed today via mobile

It was a recommendation which we had to try, the octopus was melt in your mouth. Yes Octopus so real skill employed here. We filled with the Seafood Paella and was not disappointed. It’s a must on your next visit to Barcelona.

Thank Graham M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were here with a walking tour and we LOVED the atmosphere and the small plates---best food we had.

Thank psb618
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Didn't like it at all, the paella was too salty, the cream catalana was too sweet and the sugar on the top was too much burnt i was tasting in my mouth. The stuff was polite and willing to help you.

Thank Zoe P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were just walking by La Fonda as it opened for Lunch and decided the Menu of the Day was well priced (€11.75) and interesting. Mainly Spanish food with some good old Western standbys for the less adventurous. The food (both Menu of the Day...More

Thank damyddil
Reviewed 5 days ago

I eat here twice. The first - the food was good, service not so much. The second time I had the set menu which was excellent and a good value. The service was also much better the second time.

Thank elainee821
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very good experience! We enjoy paella and wanted to try paella in it's "homeland". As far as the paella we both were looking for much more socarrat !! That's the best part. We didn't get that true crusty goodness as expected. Now that I got...More

Thank Joan P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was good but not special,the service was good and the staff was very cooperative,clean. The location in historical city is exception to whom who loves the old cities and his. The prices were some how expensive .

Thank Sufian A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good price if you choose the set menu. Nice overall food. Quiet simple and not tons of choice however what was on offer was actually quiet nice.

Thank Ashley H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can’t speak for the rest of the food but the tapas was greasy and left the wife and I a bit *bluh*. Service was fine. English was spoken and some of the surrounding tables’ food looked nice. I’d just avoid the tapas if coming...More

Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Compare to other restaurants prices are better here, but food is not perfect..but maybe it’s the problem of most restaurants in Spain://especially in high season,no big chance to have a nice food :( I ordered fish,salmon..it was not delicious, and green tea-one small cap,which I...More

Thank Diana-Yasmin
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Jonathan H
August 25, 2017|
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Response from tarmar2017 | Reviewed this property |
it was Master Card but Visa
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Response from Laura B | Reviewed this property |
If I am not wrong, yes :)
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The do no accept reservations, you'll have to cue outside, the place is very big and generally is not too long before you get a table
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$13 - $34
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Monday
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
1:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Friday
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer dels Escudellers, 10, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Neighborhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Phone Number: +34 933 01 75 15
Description
Cocina de Mercado. Elegante y formal con aires modernistas, alberga un carácter propio fruto del equilibrio entre gastronomía e interiorismo. Su cocina tiene como fundamento la tradición mediterranea, apostando por la cocina de mercado con ligeros toques contemporáneos. Recetas de toda la vida, cocinadas a fuego lento y con los mejores ingredientes del mercado en un ambiente acogedor que irradia una calidez sofisticada. Destaca por sus paellas que tienen la mejor receta de la Costa Brava
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