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Can Paixano (La Xampanyeria)

Carreer de la Reina Christina 7 | Metro Barceloneta, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 10 08 39
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“sandwiches” (104 reviews)
“pink cava” (28 reviews)
“chorizo” (53 reviews)
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Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar
Carreer de la Reina Christina 7 | Metro Barceloneta, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We last visited 25 years ago & it hasn’t changed! Cheap cava & amazing tapas! Very popular, no signage outside but people queuing outside so easily spotted.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ExplorerBristol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious! Their speciality is Hot Dogs! No place to sit. Very chaotic! Uncomfortable surroundings. Always full of people. Always a long cue (you need to be standing)! Very good pricing! Not expensive at all. Despite this it’s worth it to get a quick bite! Very...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rohitjnk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So they say Barcelona is the home of Cava...well they'll be right with this bar. Quite packed and bustling to the brim of both locals and tourists, this niche business allows you to eat both meat/cheese with Cava. With anything from chorizo, manchego to several...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LimTowry
Reviewed December 8, 2018

An amazing place for champagne and small dishes with Spanish sausages etc. Cheap and very good quality.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nick_vgb
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

Don’t think we’ve been in any place like this before! Cheap as chips and very authentic! Great atmosphere!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 68stephenp
Reviewed November 21, 2018

Stumbled across this place by chance. It was absolutely packed and we wondered what all the fuss was about. Cheap cava and very basic, but tasty tapas. We had 2 glasses of cava, jamon, cheese, olives and gherkins and fried frankfurter picanto. Came in just...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Culinary-Chatter
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

True to it's rating. We did happen to go around 12:30 so it was much calmer and gave us time to ask a few questions and actually have a place to stand and eat/drink. I would recommend visiting early in the day if it is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Livtran
Reviewed November 2, 2018

A great place for tapas and delicious cava! We felt like a local as we stood in a tiny space at the bar with our meat and cheese plates and cava. It's not a fancy sit down - it's noisy, crowded, and the staff is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kaylajw
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Don't expect a posh experience, rather try to mingle with the local workers who join for quick lunch. Staff are fast, settings authentic. You'll be standing up eating and drinking. They have a rule: You need to eat whilst drinking. Great meat tapas. Will return,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank trlster
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Great place for tapas. Very busy when we arrived but quietened down by 9pm. Not somewhere I would go with young children.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank nickilonghurst
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Karen F
October 6, 2018|
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Response from Jerry_jkelmo | Reviewed this property |
Used cash - not sure
September 14, 2018|
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Response from laisbot | Reviewed this property |
I guess it’s gonna be crowded any time you go there, luv. It’s so cheap that people just go for it hahahah
April 8, 2018|
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Response from P5360NJkristinak | Reviewed this property |
Hi, not shure about a time limit. But when theyrs shop of champagne closes you just can drink and eat at a bar, but cant buy a bottle.
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
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Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carreer de la Reina Christina 7 | Metro Barceloneta, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Port Vell (Old Port)
  • Neighborhood: Port Vell (Old Port)
  • Phone Number: +34 933 10 08 39
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