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“Historical Bar”
Review of Bar Marsella

Bar Marsella
Ranked #1,083 of 10,824 Restaurants in Barcelona
Price range: $7 - $15
Cuisines: Bar
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Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: El Raval
Reviewed July 7, 2016

Went to the bar because of the history surrounding it. Had an absinthe or 2 and just took in the atmosphere. I love that it's still in the original owners family and he tends the bar. He was more than happy to talk about it. I hope it never changes, which it probably will not. A Barcelona experience for sure. Don't go early.

Date of visit: June 2016
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Reviewed July 4, 2016

Despite the originality of the place, the staff is unpolite and unfriendly. I understand that it is not a problem for them, because it is always packed but don't count on me again. I left without ordering any drink.

Date of visit: June 2016
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1  Thank marquesa_de_parabere
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Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We came here after reading about the history of the place and wow it definitely looks like you just went back in time! The service is amazing and the staff are welcoming and super friendly and very happy to recommend new drinks to try. We would love to come back here again ! The only downside is a loud group of american teenagers ruining the atmosphere but there's nothing the staff can do about that. Overall a fantastic experience.

Date of visit: June 2016
2  Thank Magssss777
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Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

What a great place. Talk about going back in time. Places like this are a wonderful reason for exploring the nooks and crannies of Europe .

Date of visit: June 2016
1  Thank johnStaBarbara
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Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

We decided to end our evening at this very unique absinthe bar. It is off the beaten path but worth a visit. As other reviewers have noted this bar has been stuck in a time warp for many decades- which adds to its charm. Our server was very friendly and provided good instructions on preparing our absinthe drink!

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank IanMumford
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