We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bar la Carcel

Calle Dean Espinosa 18, 11630 Arcos de la Frontera, Spain
+34 956 70 04 10
Certificate of Excellence
All photos (321)
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“eggplant” (14 reviews)
“tapas” (68 reviews)
“langostinos” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Dean Espinosa 18, 11630 Arcos de la Frontera, Spain
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (957)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 179 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

In Andalucia we eat well pretty much everywhere. Nontheless, this was one of the best tapas bar we had the luck to eat in. The young bartender and owner is very passionate about his work, and can advice on the best tapas on the menù....More

Thank Elisa G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend recommended this place and we weren't disappointed. The bar was very busy but the staff made an effort to find us a table. We liked all the dishes we ordered and the wine was served at the right temperature and offered good value...More

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here on every visit to Arcos which is at least once if not twice a year over the last 6 years, and can say that the quality of the food and service is outstanding, lunch or dinner. HIghly recommend a visit to...More

Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely choice of tapas. Really friendly. Everything was delicious and really reasonable. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have a goat cheese dish that is marvelous and tasty! The rest of the food is affordable and the service is quite good! The atmosphere both indoors and outdoors is also great!

Thank Isidro M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good service, wide variety of tapas and good selection of wines. Handmade food and very good price.

Thank Sergio M
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Excellent place to have dinner on a "terraza". Great attention, great food and great wine. Prices are very accesible.

Thank matiash1986
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Anyone that's been to Spain know how difficult it is to find good vegetarian dishes. Although they weren't plentiful on the menu, the couple we selected were phenomenal : Aubergine with goat cheese and balsamic honey glaze, and fried asparagus with a pesto aioli. The...More

Thank TonyZeg
Reviewed June 7, 2018

Very disapointing experience at restaurant Bar la Carcel. The food was definitely not freshly cooked and the service was just about OK. And the dishes were not well cleaned.

Thank Alice D
Reviewed May 28, 2018

we had a nice dinner here, the food was great and the prices were very reasonable, I found the prices for just about everything to be reasonable in Arcos, from the hotel to the food. This town is a great place to spend a night...More

Thank Randy939
Nearby HotelsSee all 12 hotels in Arcos de la Frontera
Parador Arcos de la Frontera
655 reviews
.08 miles away
Marques De Torresoto
59 reviews
.08 miles away
Hotel El Convento
244 reviews
.13 miles away
La Casa Grande
280 reviews
.16 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Taberna Jovenes Flamencos
1,558 reviews
.00 miles away
400 reviews
.01 miles away
los Murales
239 reviews
.12 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Arcos de la Frontera
385 reviews
.06 miles away
Basilica Menor de Santa Maria
163 reviews
.06 miles away
Plaza del Cabildo
68 reviews
.06 miles away
Iglesia de San Pedro
94 reviews
.23 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
February 25, 2017|
Response from MaryHsu | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure . I think it's may be off during. 24th-26th.
Google Translation
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Dean Espinosa 18, 11630 Arcos de la Frontera, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Costa de la Luz  >  Arcos de la Frontera
  • Phone Number: +34 956 70 04 10
tel 956-700-410
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing