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“Absolutely amazing!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Escriba Gran Via

Escriba Gran Via
Ranked #10 of 103 Bakeries in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: El Raval
1 review
“Absolutely amazing!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2012

We enjoyed cafe con leche and croissant de xocolata. We met señor Escriba and even got a tour inside the kitchen where the cakes are being made. Everyone were really nice and friendly. Worth visiting when in Barcelona.

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“We love escriba!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2012

While studying in Barcelona for a semester, some friends and I came across escriba in the first week of our 4 month stay. We really love the atmosphere, the staff, the coffee and of course the amazing pastries!! I now spend a lot of time studying there or just grabbing a coffee to go. Every time I go the staff couldn't be friendlier and I enjoy each and every visit. I highly recommend that everyone try escriba.

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Vancouver, Canada
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“Gran Via location very peaceful”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2012

Went to both the La Ramblas and Gran Via locations. La Ramblas great for people watching and Gran Via offers more peace and quiet and alot more locals. Great apple strudel pastry.

Visited September 2012
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“Fantastic!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2012 via mobile

I went to Xiringuito Escriba with My family. We Were all very happy! Great food, good service, and fantastic wiew! Its à bit more expensive than restaurants around, but it was worth every cent!

Try the delicious "tuna carpaccio" it was the best! Cost of 12€

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“Unbelievable Cakes”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2012

Escriba is a must visit. We came 3 times in our 5 day stay (we were across the road at the SOHO hotel mind). Although it isn't cheap, it's amazing quality. The croissants are amazing. However, you must try one of their cakes. They are amazing and it is obvious why this is a world famous bakery. The craft and quality is like nothing we have had before. On our final visit on Sunday the cafe was busy and the staff struggled to cope a little bit, forgetting bits of our order, but they were charming and very friendly. This is a must visit when in the city!

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