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“Excellent value and very friendly.”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of El Casal

El Casal
Ranked #71 of 9,400 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $13
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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. Free Wit‐Fi.El Casal is located in plaza Victor Balaguer square between carrer Nau and Santa Maria del Mar church.
Hook, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Excellent value and very friendly.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2014

We ate at El Casal a couple of times, once for lunch and once for breakfast.as it was very close to where we were staying. If you are in the El Born or Gothic area definitely worth checking out, particularly the menu del dia which is great value. Would return.

Visited March 2014
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1 Thank NewHookies
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joanq1, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Casal, responded to this review, May 6, 2014
Dear NewHookies,

Thanks for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor.

We really appreciate your words and it's a great honor to hear you enjoyed our food and also that you'd return for the 3rd time :)

Looking forward for you 3rd visit

Kind regards
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Good food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2014 via mobile

Very kind waitress and cook. Nice warm family business. We enjoyed it very much.................................

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joanq1, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Casal, responded to this review, May 6, 2014
Dear Roni F,

Thanks for your review.

We are glad to hear you enjoyed with our food and staff.

Looking forward to see you again in the very next future

Kind regards
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Kalispell, Montana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Best food we've found on our trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

Casual and fabulous food. We came several times they are only open breakfast and lunch until 2 pm. Wished they were open for dinner. We'd eat here all the time!

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Thank imsandi
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joanq1, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Casal, responded to this review, May 6, 2014
Dear imsandi,

Thanks for your brilliant feedback.

It's amazing to read reviews like yours... We are delighted to hear you'd eat here all the time, it is a great honor for us. Thank you so much.

Hope to see you soon

Kind regards
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leek
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great little place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2014

Lovely little restaurant in a quiet square. We went in for breakfast and had a nice meal with a few coffees and it was very reasonable. Nice to see you could take a dog in as the waitresses mother came in with her dog and as we both love dogs we thought it was nice. Nice menu and they change the dinner one everyday I think.

  • Visited March 2014
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1 Thank micktb
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joanq1, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Casal, responded to this review, May 6, 2014
Dear micktb,

Thanks for your excellent feedback.

We are glad to hear you enjoyed the meal, the ambience and the dogs :)

We hope to see you soon

Kind regards
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Adelaide, Australia
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Thank you!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

After a disastrous visit to Tobogan the previous night we did some research and found good reviews of this restaurant. The menu was small and simple, the staff did not have much English and we didn't have much Spanish but it didn't matter. We worked it out and there were plenty of smiles all round. The food was fast, delicious and cheap. The restaurant is small and simple but it did everything it needed to. Highly recommend.

  • Visited June 2013
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1 Thank Ian C
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joanq1, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at El Casal, responded to this review, May 6, 2014
Dear Ian C,

You welcome!
Thanks for sharing your experience in our restaurant.

We are glad to hear you enjoyed with our food and smiles. :)

Looking forward to see you again!

Kind regards
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