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Carballeira is an emblematic restaurant that, since 1944 has been offering the best fresh seafood delivered daily from Galicia.Located in Barceloneta district, a few steps from the sea and right in front of Port Vell, Carballeira has maintained from its beginning, the essence of one of the most popular and authentic seafood restaurants in town.Local waiters with years of experience ensure an excellent service.Delectable seafood carefully selected. Delicious rices: with lobster, "a banda" or black with cuttlefish. Line-caught fish, succulent dishes of monkfish, bass, turbot or hake. And for meat lovers a good T-bone steak or a Galician Veal entrecote. A wide selection of dishes to please every
$50 - $66
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Lunch, Dinner
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You might think it old fashioned, but this is the place to go for fresh seafood. the staff were very experienced and could not do enough for you. the mixed seafood platter was amazing and the wine list was extensive and not expensive.it would have...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Miles P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ended up here after being told there was a 2 hour wait for another more famous white-tablecloth restaurant nearby and I’m glad we did. I was desperate for good seafood paella on our last day in Barcelona and this did not disappoint. The portion was...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank CeeCee365
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear customer, We are delighted to know that you really enjoyed good seafood and fine Galician wine at Carballeira. It would be a pleasure to have you back next time in Barcelona.

Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

We celebrated my spouse's 79th birthday at Carballeira Restaurant...it was a very early hour for Spain and we had a private dinner...fresh monk fish and crab and clams...so delicious. Elizabeth was our server and her care for us was exceptional. Country music filled the air...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank AlaskaEmeraldIsle49
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2019

Dear customer, It is very rewarding reading reviews like yours. We are delighted to know that you both had such a nice special dinner at Carballeira. We’ll pass on to our staff (specially to Eli) your kind comments about the service and food. It´d be...More

Reviewed May 4, 2019

There is so much good food in Spain, but this is particularly good. It's busy and buzzy but well worth a stop. Generous servings and good table service.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

Our hotel recommended this restaurant to taste the true seafood paella... and we were not deceived! The staff was very friendly and the paella, delicious, not like in the other places (that seemed to me more like tourist traps...). Gracias y hasta pronto!

Date of visit: April 2019
2  Thank jonfromparis
Reviewed April 19, 2019

Perfect restaurant for seafood. As seafood lovers we always try different restaurants when visiting a city. This one is in our top 5. Well cooked and nice wine selection that went perfectly well with what we chose. Great evening.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank dmasako007
Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

We went to Carballeira after reading the positive reviews. We were pleasantly greeted and seated in the front (the restaurant has multiple rooms but the front one is by far the better of the three). The wine selection was great and the fish and seafood...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank 2yossi
R_Carballeira, Director General at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2019

Dear customer, We are very sorry for the misunderstanding with the asparagus as we have two different type, the fresh seasonal homely made and the typical Navarra tinned asparagus which could cause the misunderstanding at the time of placing the order. Regarding the baby calamary,...More

Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

We had lunch there cause of an anniversary. The food was very good and fresh (we ordered only seafood)but the atmosphere weird, I think mostly because of the cliens there. Very formal. The staff as well. We had sometthing like ten different dishes (apart from...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank N A
Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

Incredibile food....Very good.... And very, very nice staff.... Very quick service.... Beautiful and nice restaurant!!! Highly, highly, highly recommended!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank SorinLLL
Reviewed March 15, 2019

We had a group of 12 fro dinner. Seafood and wine were delightful. This place is across the street from the harbor so you know the seafood is good. Staff very nice. Waiter spoke very little English but we go by just fine.

Date of visit: March 2019
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No dress code policy. Smart, casual is ok.
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