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Carballeira

C/ Reina Cristina, 3, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 10 10 06
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“monkfish” (11 reviews)
“seafood” (24 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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C/ Reina Cristina, 3, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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11 - 20 of 107 reviews

Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by locals and were disappointed as it wasn't up to scratch! It's very staid and the food bland and over priced. Lacking in atmosphere, we didn't enjoy our visit. The fish was just so-so served on cold plates. The gambas...More

Thank JeremyKnott
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2017

Dear Sir, We really sorry that you didn’t find in our restaurant what you were looking for. Thank you for your comments.

Reviewed April 6, 2017

Food was good nothing special, was surprised that there was so much bones in the Sea bass my wife and i had ordered, must be a cultural thing. Usually when i have ordered Sea bass in different countries it is a boneless piece of fillet...More

Thank smw162016
Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a memorable meal than this is the place. While the menu didn't appeal to me I played it safe and ordered Sea Bass and a bunch of appetizers. My hubby ordered Monk Fish and our friends ordered the $80 seafood...More

Thank Ginger47_12
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2017

Dear client, Thank you for your nice comments about the food and service, we’ll pass it on to our staff. We hope to see you again next time in Barcelona.

Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is located near the waterfront. It has been established for over 70 years. The language spoken inside was Catalan (staff and clientele), which lets you know that it is well established in the community. We found the service friendly and professional, if a...More

Thank Richard W
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2017

Dear Richard W, We are very pleased to know that you really grasp the essence of Carballeira and that you like it! Well-established restaurant (since 1944) with product-based cuisine (very fresh wild fish and unique seafood) and friendly professional waiting staff with years of experience...More

Reviewed February 17, 2017

We decided to treat ourselves with a nice evening meal at a restaurant near the port area and were recommended this as a good place that does great fish. We hadn't reserved a table (Friday evening about 6:30pm) but they were very helpful and found...More

Thank Michael T
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2017

Dear Sr, We appreciate your comment about the service and we regret that you couldn’t find in our restaurant what you were looking for. Thank you for writing.

Reviewed January 20, 2017

We found this restaurant just around the corner from our hotel - H10 Port Vell. We had been looking for a stylish, seafood restaurant off the tourist track. This one fit the bill. Yes, there were other tourists but what can you expect so close...More

Thank jeturner7
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2017

Dear Sr, We are very pleased to know that you could select your favourite piece of fish and chat about the cooking options with one of our chefs. Better still, knowing that you came twice is a double satisfaction for us. Thank you very much...More

Reviewed January 4, 2017

This place is more intimate than I expected and pricier. The hotel recommended it to us so I should have known that it was going to be on the pricier side. The food was okay but given that there are plenty of other places out...More

1  Thank StevenTristanYoung
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2017

Dear client, We really sorry that you didn’t find in our restaurant what you were looking for.

Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

We loved this restaurant. Great service and food ... and is child friendly restaurant. Our daughter is a difficult eater, but we were well advised in the choice of her dish. We strongly recommend it. Advice: book in advance.

Thank HopeMHappy
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2017

Dear client, We are proud to have some delicious dishes that are impossible to resist even for small "selective" eaters :) Thank you for your kind words and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed December 22, 2016

This is our favourite fresh sea food place in Barcelona. Located in Barcelona, very near the sea front and marina. The staff is very friendly and helpful when deciding what to pick from the large selection of fresh sea food. Our favourite started is the...More

1  Thank Delfin F
Reviewed December 3, 2016

The "natural" evolution of a restaurant recommended in several travel guides seems to be a significant decrease in quality while increasing prices. Unfortunately, our experience at the Carballeira restaurant (5 people for dinner, end of november 2016) confirms that evolution: In a restaurant with rather...More

Thank Heinz S
Nearby
Barceloneta
Originally a fisherman’s quarter, this quaint area
can’t escape its small village feel: laundry hanging
over the narrow streets, old ladies clamoring at each
other from their balconies and elder gentlemen playing
games on short wooden benches gossiping the day away,
Barceloneta could double as a film set. Artists line
the boardwalk displaying their magnificently detailed
sand structures making this the most visited beach in
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$50 - $66
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/ Reina Cristina, 3, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barceloneta
  • Neighborhood: Barceloneta
  • Phone Number: +34 933 10 10 06
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Description
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 taste.SPECIAL SERVICES • Private dining rooms with natural light inside for groups of 10-40 people. Group menus, also customizable.• All day dining service from 13h to 24h, to dine at your leisure.
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