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Pura Vida Cocktails

Carrer dels Mercaders 20, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 653 69 74 77
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  • Excellent76%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Bar, Venezuelan, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Carrer dels Mercaders 20, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You know when bars advertise slander about serving the 'best cocktails in Barcelona' etc.... They're all wrong, because this modest gem is where it's at! Kenny has a passion for what he does and it's obvious as the effort and care he puts into making...More

Thank Jade F
Marita M, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Pura Vida Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jade, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this very kind and in detail written review which at the same time reflects your satisfaction with your stay in PURA VIDA . Thank you for coming twice and we are of course...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mother and I came here for a mojito as it was located within walking distance from our flat in the Old City. We sat at the bar and got to watch the bartender make the specialty drinks with precision and care. Both of us...More

Thank Kayti M
Marita M, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Pura Vida Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kayti, Thank you for visiting PURA VIDA COCKTAILS and writing this very kind review. Sandra - responsible for the food - and Kenny - responsible for the cocktails - both do their jobs with gresat passion and always with the effort that their guests...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As regular visitors to Barcelona, we always start the holiday with a mojito. So glad we chose this place. Best mojitos we’ve had in years, very reasonable prices, excellent, friendly service and lovely atmosphere. The mojitos were so good, we had three! Then we had...More

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Marita M, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Pura Vida Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guests, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this very kind review. It makes us of course very happy to read that you enjoyed the Mojiitos, freshly prepared by Kenny, and our food - freshly prepared by Sandra. We are always...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This bartender the black guy . His caprinha is amazing especially the passion fruit or strawberry 10 euros .

Thank Nana P
Marita M, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Pura Vida Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Nana, Thank you for your kind review: Kenny war very proud to read that you enjoyed his cocktails which he always prepares with great passion under the eyes of the guests. Hasta pronto! Sandra & Kenny and the PURA VIDA TEAM

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had an amazing time at Pura Vida with my partner. We literally came here twice because of how amazing and cheap the drinks were! I highly recommend the mojitos - only 5 euros daily. The service was amazing. Everyone who worked there was nice...More

Thank eurodrig1990
Marita M, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Pura Vida Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guests, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this kind review. We are of course happy to read that you were very satisfy with the drinks as well as with our service. It is always our effort to make our guests...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The drinks & food were awesome! Music was perfect. VERY good and friendly service, specially “Michelle” the cool Argentinian. Highly recommended!!! 👏👏👏More

Thank Sari G
Marita M, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Pura Vida Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sari, Thank you very much for your kind review. Great to read that you enjoyed your stay while relishing drinks and food as well as the good service. Looking forward to welcoming you again! Very best regards Sandra & Kenny and the PURA VIDA...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was very close to where we stayed. We wandered in for a drink and a snack and WOW! Friendly staff, amazing, fresh cocktails and delightful food. We visited six cities in Europe and drank a LOT of cocktails on this trip and these were...More

Thank pjgrad
Marita M, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Pura Vida Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear guests, Thank you for writing this review. It makes us of course very proud to read that you enjoyed our cocktails a lot as well as our food! We hope that we will meet again soon at PURA VIDA. Very best regards Sandra &...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled into this spot when we had some time to kill before a dinner reservation and it was our favorite place for cocktails our whole trip. We went back 3 nights and would have went more if they weren’t closed the other night. The...More

Thank havamela
Marita M, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Pura Vida Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear guests, Thank you very much for this very kind and in detail writtenn review. We are of course very happy to read that you enjoyed tasting different cocktails during your several visits.at PURA VIDA. We would like to welcome you back to PURA VIDA...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were just in Barcelona for five days and found this amazing place for cocktails and tapas. You have to have a sangria... the guy made the best one I had in Barcelona. It was so good, we went back a second time and just...More

Thank Dan P
Marita M, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Pura Vida Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Dan, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review.and thank you for coming twice during your stay in Barcelona! Great to read that you enjoyed your stay while drinking Sangria, freshly prepared by Kenny.and tasting our food which Sandra always...More

Reviewed July 6, 2018

After searching tripadvisor for cocktails bars, I came across Pura Vida Cocktails. I emailed and booked a table and I am so glad I did because out of the four places I booked (all of which were hard to compete with) Pura Vida was outstanding...More

Thank JessicaELM
Marita M, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Pura Vida Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2018

Dear Jessica, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this great review. We are of course very proud to read that our guests enjoy their stay while tasting our food - always freshly prepared and cooked with great passion by Sandra. Kenny...More

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Samar K
July 31, 2016|
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Hi Samar, Thank you for your interest in Pura Vida. We have on table in the window sill where you could sit with your dog. Saludo Sandra
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Hetan
July 17, 2016|
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Hi Hetan Thank you for your interest in Pura Vida. We have yuca, tostones and plantain on the menu as well as arepas and corn flour empanadas. We also have salads, gazpacho, zoodles, cold cuts, cheese, ham, tortilla... More
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Sophie A
July 14, 2016|
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Hi Sophie,Thank you for interest in Pura Vida, we can adapt several dihes in order to make them vegan, for example Tostones with Guasacaca or Zoodles with olive oil and garlic. See you soon, Sandra
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$7 - $14
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
6:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
6:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer dels Mercaders 20, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighborhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 653 69 74 77
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Description
Cocktails with fresh fruits, Latin Food & Tapas, with lots of gluten-free options and vegetarian options. Cosy and stylish decoration.
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