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“Good, quick”
Review of El Casal

El Casal
Ranked #70 of 9,603 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $13
Cuisines: French, Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: El Born / La Ribera
Description: In Catalan, « Casal » means a place of exchange. Enjoy a relaxing & laid back atmosphere in a quiet square. Our family business is the ideal place for breakfast and lunch with premium Catalan seasonal products. A wide range of Catalan charcuteries, tortillas and cheeses served in tapas or in sandwiches (fresh « xapatas » con tomate), a nice freshly ground café & home-made smoothies & jams... Enjoy our menu, you will have a drink & two choices between starter, main course and dessert, all home-made & changing everyday. El Casal ́s friendly & fluent staff are waiting for you from Monday to Friday, 7am to 16pm. Thursday, friday and saturday also from 6 pm to 0:00 am. Free Wit‐Fi.El Casal is located in plaza Victor Balaguer square between carrer Nau and Santa Maria del Mar church.
Atlanta, Georgia
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Good, quick”
Reviewed June 23, 2013

Went here with kids while touring. Food was good, Asian choices the best. Limited items served daily. Service was fantastic. Little hard to find, around a corner.

  • Visited June 2013
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Menu del dia is amazing. ”
Reviewed June 21, 2013 via mobile

Had the lunch time menu of the day here: two courses, bread and a drink for ?10 which is great value for the quality of food, friendly and quick service and relaxed cafe atmosphere.
The food really was very tasty and seemed to be a pan-european twist on typical spanish tapas dishes. This place seemed to be favoured by locals as much as tourists - always a good sign. Seek it out.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great, simple Spanish food”
Reviewed June 18, 2013 via mobile

Very enjoyable meal here, had the only options left from the daily menu. Stuff i wouldnt nially but very tasty and great value! Will be back.

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Barcelona, Spain
1 review
“Little Gem ticked away in El Born”
Reviewed June 15, 2013

Great little family run restaurant, in the El Borne area, a hop skip and jump away from all the touristy restaurants, but just tucked behind so it feels more of a local place, with local charm, and not to mention local prices! We ate for 10€ including starter, main and desert. Really yummy food, and highly recommended.

  • Visited June 2013
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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Wonderful Value”
Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

?10 for a 3 course lunch? Amazing!

It started off with a grilled zucchini and quinoa salad with a gorgeous dressing, followed by pork in a plum mustard sauce, and apricot cake for dessert.

The salad was brilliant, pork was a little dry and that course a bit plain, but dessert was great and the sangria delicious.

Loved this little place.

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