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Restaurante Romesco

#472 of 7,896 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
El Raval
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Sant Pau, 28, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 18 93 81
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the oldest restaurants in the centre, ideal for a quick savory spanish meal. Expect not decor but affordable prices and fresh cuisine. Arroz a la Cubana is one of my favourites (only 7 euros).

Thank Candela M
Vienna, Austria
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just behind the Liceu you we found this almost anonymous little restaurant. We are like kings for a very reasonable price. Simple food cooked well, generous portions, wonderful host and waiter, not touristic. Instead of eating frozen paellas at the Rambla, go to Romesco and eat good food for half the price.

Thank Morotis
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best meal we had in Barcelona. It's also much cheaper than other restaurants nearby. Their Spanish omelette and rabbit meat is awesome. BUT don't take their beef dishes, the taste is so strong that it kills all your appetite.

Thank 820kiddo
Maribor, Slovenia
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25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

The resataurant interior is modest and simple but the food is really good and prices more than reasonable. Just get in and try it - you won't regret it.

Thank KNellas
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

I have been eating in Romesco since 1991 and thoroughly recommend it for hearty Catalan cooking at an unbelievably low price. Nothing has changed in 25 years - it's the same friendly welcome from familiar faces. I love this place!

Thank huntcraig8
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

This little restaurant just off the beaten track is a great experience. Delicious food, friendly and helpfull staf guarantee for a memorable dinner. Do not expect romantic scenes or posh interior, but tasty food for a good price.

Thank R. B
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I searched and searched for a restaurant to go to on our first night in Barcelona and we were seriously not disappointed. The food was amazing. We had the squid heads, rabbit leg and squid legs with rice, along with ththe creme Catalana. This was truly a hidden gem because there no hype. We are definitely planning... More 

Thank Daisy L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

We had this restaurant recommended but walked past it thought it was a take out. Fabulous quick local cuisine at a seriously good price. Definitely would come again. Don't expect candlelights or table cloths but expect very good food

Thank Danny G
Sarasota, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Wanted to celebrate our last day in Barcelona in a special place, but it was raining. Wife found this place on internet, not far from our hotel on la rambla. Walked over, took one look and walked away, as it was very plain, almost sad looking. I wanted a more upscale experience for our last night. After discussing more, went... More 

Thank Martin L
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114 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Doesn't matter how hard they try to make the whole of Barcelona a hipster heaven, this place will survive EVERYTHING...good food, friendly service and very colourful atmosphere make it a must when around the Raval area.

1 Thank Justo B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Mediterranean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sant Pau, 28, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Raval
  • Neighborhood: El Raval
  • Phone Number: +34 933 18 93 81

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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El Raval
Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic spots in the entire city. A sense of humble authenticity protrudes from the many independent record stores, second hand shops, and student bars that seem to light up the streets day and night. The rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day forum for bohemian youth, abuzz with the sights and sounds of late-night gatherings and talented skateboarders showing off their latest tricks.
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