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La Fonda

Carrer dels Escudellers, 10, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 01 75 15
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • 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 yesterday via mobile

I’m sure everyone knows those tourist days where you’ve had a long day, you’re sunburnt and you have about 20 minutes to find food before a massive hangry attack occurs. This is what brought us to la Fonda, whilst trying to avoid the more expensive...More

Thank Antonia_XY
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Have been in Barcelona for 3 nights.La Rambla is very expensive. La Fonda is 100m away and gives excellent value for money with a variety of dishes and reasonably priced drinks.

Thank Eileen C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Don't waste your money or ruin you evening having dinner here. I was going to write a long, detailed review about the horrible food in this place. But I'm not going to waste my time. Everything looked and was awful. We are sad they offer...More

Thank nowayallnamestaken
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We ordered the smaller tasting menu and the dishes were all over the place, some were good, some were ok and some, like the short rib dumpling were just plain bad. The dining room is really beautiful and the wine pairing is only 18euro but...More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Booked this following reviews that I had read. I picked what has to be the worst restaurant in Barcelona!! Service was non existent food was poor, very very disappointed. Left the table, food half eaten and still no one engaged with us Seriously don’t ruin...More

Thank PAJ1962
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Looks very nice and inviting in & outside and is well priced. Staff only spoke a few words to us for the whole duration. Other people’s dirty plates were left on the side next to us for a good 15 minutes. We had the seafood...More

Thank OscarWood94_
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just finishing off a stunning menu del dia . Choice of starters , main and dessert with a very generous glass of sangria. There is a reason why people queue to get in. Highly recommend as a quality value for money lunch.

Thank Sherryfc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you first look at this restaurant, it looks very high end, but then when you look at the prices, it’s very very reasonable. I’ve had two good meals there. I really recommend their lunch specials. Today I had a 3 course meal with wine...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good meal and services. Lamb cooked for 18 hours. Good price. Situated in a street a little behind the Rambla. Fine restaurant.

Thank Jens B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For years this has been a popular place for reasonably priced food so if you don’t want to stand in line make a reservation. There are a lot of folks doing group celebrations here so it is has a busy, fun atmosphere. On our second...More

Thank lemur_chica
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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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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August 25, 2017|
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If I am not wrong, yes :)
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June 19, 2016|
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Response from Lorenzo M | Reviewed this property |
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
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
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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