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Carballeira

C/ Reina Cristina, 3, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 10 10 06
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“monkfish” (11 reviews)
“seafood” (26 reviews)
“sea cucumbers” (2 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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Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

A traditional seafood restaurant just a street away from the beachfront and marina. With service and style way above the prices they charge. Beautiful fresh produce enjoyed by families and couples alike. A welcome break from the tapas bar experience!!!More

Thank Surreywoma
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2015

Dear Client, We are pleased to know that you found the service and style you were looking for in our Restaurant and that you enjoyed our fresh product. Thank you very much for your kind words and we hope to see you again next time...More

Reviewed October 16, 2015

Sea food here is great. I mean, Great, not good. Fresh, super-fresh ingredients prepared in the simplest way. Choose "a la plancha" - you will taste the delicacy of the fish as it is, no sauce, they propose some at the side, don't take them,...More

1  Thank StraightToSaturn
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2015

Dear Client, What really sounds good are fantastic reviews from satisfied clients like yourself. That’s our best reward. Thank you very much for taking the time to recommend us. We are sorry that the ice cream was not to your liking. Next time we will...More

Reviewed September 29, 2015

We visited this restaurant as it was just round the corner from our hotel - unfortunately it was raining and we didn't want to walk too far. What a stroke of luck - this place is a real gem!! The menu includes a lot of...More

1  Thank Djtowls
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2015

Dear Client, We are very pleased that you had an enjoyable meal with your family. We’ll pass your feedback about the service on to our staff. Thank you very much for taking time out to highly recommend us and we hope to see you again...More

Reviewed August 28, 2015

I am so sorry to right this review. I wanted this review to be raving. "A gem from the past", "tradition for a reason"...something...nice. I will not be totally negative because I do respect institutions. You do not carry through time based on luck...but maybe...More

Thank PourJF
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2015

Dear Sr., We regret that you left the Restaurant with such a wrong impression. Our waiters, as you comment, are working in the Restaurant for a long time and of course they speak perfectly Spanish. We’d like -and we really try it- to speak as...More

Reviewed August 27, 2015

This old school seafood restaurant was one of our favorites in Spain. The seafood paella and hake dishes were unreal. The hake was one of the best fish dishes I have ever tasted. The paella was one of my first in Spain and I still...More

1  Thank Adam B
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2015

Dear Adam B, We are glad that you truly enjoyed all the food as your first time. Thank you very much for tell us. We’ve passed your feedback on to our staff and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed August 27, 2015

Wanted a local goto restaurant for traditional paella which is exactly what we got. We also tried the black 'inked' paella, deliziosa! Our waiter was a gem, he guided us through each course, catalan style. Special thanks to Elena our tour guide for recommending. Now...More

Thank BarD44
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2015

Dear Damiana B, Thank you very much for your kind words. We also value our professional waiting staff. We are very pleased that you had an enjoyable meal and we hope to see you again next time in Barcelona.

Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

Located near barceloneta this seafood restaurant offers super high quality food (we tries only sea food) with unusually excellent service. Even thought it is located in a touristic spot the quality of the offer is superb. I highly recommend it.

1  Thank ab2030
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2015

Dear client, Thank you for finding the time to highly recommend our Restaurant through this website. We are glad that you enjoyed our seafood, our speciality. We hope you visit us again on your next trip to Barcelona.

Reviewed July 25, 2015

Food was fine but the amount of food was too limited according to its price. Extremely expensive. We went there because my mother sed to go with her parents and had nice memories. Later, we all agreed all those memories are just that: memories; it...More

Thank psgo_cat
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2015

Dear Client, Thank you for finding the time to write this review. Your comments are highly appreciated and we will try to find out what happened with the service that day, because it is very unusual, even when the Restaurant is full.

Reviewed July 25, 2015

Very tasteful Arroz de maresco- Paella - catalan. Price is high but real food coocked in open kitchen is worth more. Presentation can better and bread for instance is a 2,5 € option. Wine was fine but service was not of the same level a...More

Thank Stefan B
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2015

Dear Client, We are glad that you have enjoyed our seafood paella. Thank you very much for your opinion, it helps us to improve.

Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

Old classic restaurant of Barcelona to have fresh fish and seafood. Service is efficcient and professional, and food is nicely cooked respecting the quality of fresh product. Recommended even is some dishes might be too expenaive.

Thank BDN100
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2015

Dear Client, Thank you for finding the time to recommend our Restaurant. We are very pleased that you have appreciated the quality of our fresh seafood and we hope to see you again.

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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, 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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