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Merce Vins

#608 of 7,350 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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C/Amargos 1, Barcelona, Spain
93 302 60 56
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! This gem had in my opinion the Best Gazpacho and Catalan Chicken in all of Barcelona. The service, food, and wine made for an amazing experience!

Thank Winston M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was hoping we would find a place like this after a good walk round Barcelona and not fancying what we saw although the places looked good they weren't what we were looking for ,then we found merce vins this was exactly what we were after the welcome was warm and friendly and the atmosphere was great we ate at... More 

Thank Michaeltattersall
Shawnee, Kansas
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After our bike tour we asked them for a suggestion for lunch . They suggested this place and said it was where they all eat when the eat lunch out and I can taste why. Had the prix fixe menu for lunch and we tried something different and shared because everything was good. Food come out quick and server was... More 

Thank Richard C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place through TripAdvisor when our originally researched choice couldn't accommodate the size of our group. Incredible food, which was amazingly priced and totally a local Catalan haunt (we were the only primary English speakers there). The servers were great fun and we both tried out our English and Spanish on each other. The "menu del día" choices, quality... More 

Thank dcbrit01
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walk off the beaten path and find this outstanding authentic food restaurant work great service. There is both a regular and daily menu and the food surely does not disappoint. Glad we submitted upon this gem.

Thank DCA_Traveler2014
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139 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We know Barcelona well and were wandering vaguely around the back streets of the Gothic Quarter when we came across this little gem. It doesn't look smart and it isn't in a smart street but value for money was excellent. We only really wanted a glass of wine and a snack, so ordered a half carafe of wine and a... More 

Thank Shadowfaxlancashire
Hobart, Australia
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

We visited for lunch and chose from the set menu. The food was very good without being exceptional. The service was quick, friendly and helpful

Thank Marlene671
Lyndhurst, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, seasonal food, attentive service and nice atmosphere. Had set lunch menu and thoroughly enjoyed it.

Thank Ruth B
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47 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Our last day in Barcelona we stumbled over Merce Vins in a small, narrow street close to Plaza Catalunya. It is a small authentic restaurant with a cosy interieur and a lot of local guests. We had the set lunch and I started with gazpacho and my husband got a green salad with rocquefort. As a main dish I had... More 

Thank UllaCph
Perth, Australia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Great atmosphere, lovely food, lovely drinks and great service - well worth a visit!! Stumbled across it by accident but I would definitely recommend it!!!!

Thank Thomkat85

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/Amargos 1, Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Neighborhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Phone Number: 93 302 60 56

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)

Neighborhood Profile
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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