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“Yummy Tapas”
Review of Orio BCN Gotic

Orio BCN Gotic
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Ranked #395 of 9,704 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $23 - $47
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Buffet, Reservations
Neighborhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
Description: A restaurant concept that has a space dedicated entirely to the tapas bar, with an extensive wine cellar, and another dedicated to the enjoyment of tasting the dishes on the menu with authentic products and references to tradicional Basque cuisine.
Marmora, New Jersey
Level 6 Contributor
122 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Yummy Tapas”
Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

Popped in here on recommendation of our tour guide. Has a great selection of tapas, although unless someone explains what each dish is, you have to guess. That was part of the fun in it for us anyway. Reasonably priced and staff was friendly. Be sure to keep your toothpicks from each dish, because that is how they tally your bill at the end!

Visited July 2013
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Like flies round.......tapas?!”
Reviewed July 5, 2013

Fish and meat like "tapas" kept on the side surrounded by flies. No clue what you are eating!! As it doesn't have any kind of labelling to tell you what anything is! Had the oysters, badly pre-pared. Mouthful of the inside shell. Left two because they looked at smelt awful. Wine was ok. Me and my partner wanted to leave as quickly as possible to find somewhere to eat that was actually edible! Don't be fooled by the interior. Tried to get the waiters attention to swiftly get the bill and he avoided eye contact for about 10minutes. Went up to the bar instead! Looks nice but no cigar!

  • Visited July 2013
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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
231 reviews
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“What an excellent choice”
Reviewed July 3, 2013 via mobile

Couldn't recommend this place enough. Clean, friendly, efficient and fun.

Ate here twice during a recent quick visit to Barcelona and I loved it every time.

  • Visited July 2013
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Oakville, Ontario, Canada
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34 reviews
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“A Taste of Barcelona...”
Reviewed June 25, 2013

First off..if you know anything about the owners of Orio or any of their other restaurants, you will know one thing for sure..they pay very close attention to detail. Freshest of food, attentive staff and an ambience that is truly memorable.

  • Visited May 2013
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La Verne, California
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
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“Fun and inexpensive”
Reviewed June 24, 2013

Fun system for eating tapas. They are called pinchots because they are set out on a buffet and there are a variety of them available. Different toppings on sliced bread. There was smoked salmon, crab salad, cheese, Iberico ham, shrimp, lots of others. Each has a toothpick on on top. You fill your plate, and when you are done the waiter counts your toothpicks in order to figure your check. A lot like eating dim sum in a Chinese restaurant, where they count the little plates you took from the carts. Most of the pinchots were room temperature, but hot ones came out with a waiter as they made them in the kitchen. They also had fresh oysters, but we did not try them.

The food was very good, so good that we ate here twice while in Barcelona!

  • Visited June 2013
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