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La Fonda

Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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Carrer dels Escudellers, 10, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 01 75 15
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Was just one times,with my family,nice restaurant and good food ,good value for money. Recommended by persons at hotel ;) First time I was trying the Spanish paella ,nice and testy. Service was quick enough ;) Recommended

Thank Igorek D
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68 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you go early enough, you will see long lines hoping for a table. So, get reservations; or, go late. When you enter, you will be impressed by the tasteful, contemporary surroundings. The wait staff is attentive and dressed in white or black. It all says "expensive"; but, it is not. The "menu" is a real deal, especially since it... More 

Thank NorthofDetroit
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are only going to visit one restaurant while in Barcelona this must be the top of your list, situated on the Carrer dels Escudellers just off the La Ramble at the Port end. It is an outstanding restaurant with very friendly staff who make you feel welcome, they have a good choise on the menue to suit all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to this restaurant the last time we were in Barcelona and though it the best on that occasion. We went back and were similarly impressed this time. So impressed, we went twice. In an expensive city this restaurant is amazingly good value. We did have a problem with a tonicless gin and tonic but, overall enjoyed good food... More 

Thank twentyeight
Barcelona, Spain
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Im a local, i came here 10 years ago. Came back and this has become a turist trap!! Sangria is Don Simon, paella was overcook ( send it back!) Service was slow! Place is cheap and central but cant recommend!

Thank MyWorldOurPlanet
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After 10 minutes we waited outside, the waitress told us to enter inside. She sent us upstairs and we had to guess wich table we have to settle. Took them 10 min bring US menus. After 15 minutes that nobody even looking in our direction for get the order...I had to get up and ask the waiter to come. No... More 

Thank 794arielat
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a nice place to go for paella and were not disappointed. Got there about 9pm for dinner and there was a line out the door. We guessed it was worth the wait, waited 20mins to get in, loved the interior and service, food was excellent and very affordable. Couldn't fault the experience

Thank Aaron C
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like others we were attracted by the beautifully lit and inviting interior so after walking past this restaurant on our first night we decided to try it out a couple of nights later. Arriving at 8pm there were about 12 people queueing in front of us. We patiently joined the queue and waited...and waited...and waited. After nearly 30mins of waiting... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My mother, husband, and I visited before a late flamenco show. There was a line outside of the door and the interior of the restaurant, which could be seen through the windows, looked beautiful--so we decided to try it. The experience went downhill quickly. The service was extremely slow, though the restaurant seemed well staffed. We had about an hour... More 

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Worcester, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended to us by our hotel. It was okay, but not amazing. It is clearly very popular, and my salmon dish was fine, but it was a bit of a lacklustre experience as the waiters were very unsmiling. We didn't return as there are places with more atmosphere and better food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$22 - $34
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 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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Staying in Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)

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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 musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.
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