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“Best pasta I have ever had” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Macchina Pasta Bar

Macchina Pasta Bar
Ranked #105 of 9,333 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
Description: Tiny restaurant with bar- and communal seating, fresh homemade pasta and sauces made to order. Great cheap eat, close to La Rambla.
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“Best pasta I have ever had”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2012 via mobile

The uniqueness of this place is that you choose everything for your pasta. The ingredients are very fresh, the sauces are of high quality and all that's left is to choose them wisely. The price is low for what you get, we've had 2 amazing dishes with 2 beers for around 20 Euros. Worth every penny! Just take in mind that it's a pasta bar, so no waitress will handle the order for you, but the service you get from the bar is really fast and friendly. Enjoy!

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“Tried it because of favorable reviews, and I'm glad I did it!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2012

I went there because of the good reviews and I was not disappointed. Small, cute, informal restaurant with friendly staff. I had the ravioli and they were delicious. Portions are fair but not huge. I would return and I recommend it. Cheap!

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“Cute place with great value”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2012

This small friendly pasta bar is right where you need it - in the Gothic quarter, where it is hard to find decent food which is not Tapas... The staff is extremely friendly and the value for money is goof. For 8-9 Euros you get salad, pasta and a glass of wine. The pasta is fresh and yummy and you also get to meet other people while seating in their long tables :-)

Highly recommended!

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“great find!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2012

Stumbled across this by chance and was plesantly surprised. Very simple concept done well. Tasty pasta dishes at very affordable prices.

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“Generous, cozy and yummie!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2012 via mobile

Very good pasta dishes. Tasteful and generous with fresh ingredients. Cozy atmosphere and nice staff. Highly recommended!

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