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La Esquinica

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 - 2019 Winner


$22 - $29
Mediterranean, Spanish
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed April 1, 2019

If you want to taste the best tapas in the city, well served, fresh, amazing fast service (there are like 10 people in the kitchen and 10 more waiters), you have to grab a taxi and go visit this restaurant, where you can even step...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank eli795
Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

La Esquinica is one of the most well known bars in Barcelona to taste real tapas. Their "patatas bravas" are just the best ones in town -from my point of view-, but the good thing about them is that they also have a massive list...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank lobacchus
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

Really good food ,service and not touristic :) Enoyed very much everything and really polite people! I suggest you give it a shot! Very good bombitas,pulpo and patatas bravas!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank evangel0sk
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant frequented by locals is some way off the tourist route but worth the effort. Prepare that you might have to wait in line a bit but the service is very efficient so you will be seated quickly. Amazing tapas selection along with their...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 344blankas
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Super authentic spanish bar serving delicious and generous sized tapas, great service and atmosphere away from the touristy city center. They don’t take reservations but you won’t regret queuing for a table!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Elaine D
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Delicious, cheap, atmospheric. What else do you need? Super fast serving, everybody is welcoming and greeting.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank asidden
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

I'm not objective when providing my opinion about la Esquinca as I have very good memories about this place. It has been four years not coming and yet you feel like nothing changed: same environment, same friendly staff, same best bravas on earth ;-) Bread...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lobacchus
Reviewed August 28, 2018

This place is a gem. Our AirBnB hosts recommended this place, and it was so delicious that we ate there 3 nights in a row, and would have been a 4th if it were not for the fact that it was closed the 4th night...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank nuit3
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Went on a Sunday for a late lunch. Super full, but a short wait for a table inside. Service was good and each round of tapas came quickly. Every round was great. Taste, texture, freshness and aroma was wonderful. Wine was good and reasonable prices...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank BostonRanger
Reviewed July 22, 2018

I went there with friends that live in Barcelona, that is how I could find this hidden gem. Authentic Spanish tapas restaurant, with various options for a very cheap price. The queue for the restaurant in long but it is fast and worth it. It...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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January 24, 2017|
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Response from Víctor B | Reviewed this property |
No, yo cannot.
January 9, 2017|
Response from afl2015 | Reviewed this property |
No, you can't - you have arrive early to be sure of getting in. Get there about 8 /8.30 (if you're a small group of 2-4) and you'll be fine.
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