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“A hidden gem!”
Review of Cera 23

Cera 23
Ranked #31 of 9,931 Restaurants in Barcelona
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish, Gastropub, Fusion
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: El Raval
Description: Nuestra unica pretension es hacer que salgas del restaurante, al menos algo mejor de lo que entraste. Para conseguirlo ofrecemos el producto del mercado mas fresco, preparado con carino y servido con una sonrisa.
Reviewed November 17, 2013

Down a bit of a dark street (some reviewers haven't like that but don't see the problem) you would never find it by walking by. Only a few tables taken by tourists when we arrived about 8:00; by 9:30 it was packed and from the sounds mostly with locals. Interesting menu; food excellent and properly cooked. Duck breast ordered rare served rare (as it should be!) and black rice volcano (with squid and squid ink - can't remember exact name) was wonderful. Wine good value and service excellent. This is proper food - don't go there if you are looking for overcooked tourist fodder! We went on a Tuesday night and only booked an hour before - might be harder to get in weekends and later in the evening. €95 for two 3 course meals with bottle of wine including tip and worth every penny. Didn't want to leave so ordered liqueurs (chocolate ok, coffee excellent) which turned out to be on the house! Go there.

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Thank MarthaTres
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Reviewed November 15, 2013 via mobile

Went out 18 nights while in Spain and this was the best restaurants we found. The sangria was to die for and the food was world class. Service was good and highly recommend reservations. Try the black beans they are unusual and delightful.

Thank Mark R
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Reviewed November 14, 2013

Tucked away down the back streets but easy to find with a smart phone and a bit of patience. We had not booked and had to wait about 45 minutes for a table which suited us fine as it gave us an opportunity to sample blackberry mojitos and huge vodka and tonics. All staff were very welcoming and friendly even though they were very busy and all bar space was full too. Excellent meal, great surroundings and a real buzz about the place. Well worth finding, this is a small restaurant with huge character. Our meal with 2 cocktails each, starters, main course and a glass of wine was 85 euros.

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Thank davidfyffe
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Reviewed November 13, 2013

people who are put off by the walk to this restaurant are missing out on a gem. The walk from La Rambla is not through the prettiest streets you will ever see but the Cera 23 certainly is a sight for sore eyes.
The decor is superb,welcome fantastic and food to savour. We were greeted on arrival with a smile and quickly shown to our table even though we were early.Menus appeared promptly and wine order taken quickly.Food arrived reasonably quickly,certainly at a pace that suited us. Starters for the 4 of us were all quickly demolished,go for the rare beef and guacamole cold starter - superb. Then the mains all again superb ,even with one of our party not quite happy with the Tuna slightly undercooked for their liking but this was soon remedied by the staff. Super restaurant and a pleasure to have eaten there

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1  Thank SouthportLaudan
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Reviewed November 13, 2013

Found this place with tripadvisor and what can I say : Staff was so kind and found a table for us even we didnt booked in advance.The menu was great and the food tasted excellent.
Must try Blacberry mojito ,the best !!!

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Thank Peglaones
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