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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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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
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
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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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
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $34
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
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
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
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