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“Good food, less than expected ambience and service” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of La Locanda

La Locanda
Ranked #1,946 of 9,317 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $16 - $27
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
Description: Asi eran conocidos los antiguos restaurantes italianos que ofrecian alojamiento y comida a los viajeros en el pasado.La eleccion de este nombre es el fruto de nuestro deseo de conservar esta tradicion italiana. Precisamente por todo esto, hemos querido respetar la naturaleza y la calidad de nuestros productos, elaborarlos como se cocinaban antiguamente. Asi nuestros platos reflejan esta intencion y se cinen con la maxima fidelidad y respeto a la recetas originales para que nuestros clientes disfruten de ellos.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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91 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Good food, less than expected ambience and service”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2013

went for lunch with a group.

To be honest, the last dinner I did here had excellent feedback so was happy to recommend again but sadly the service this time around was painfully slow.

I realize we were a grp of 40 but with a pre-arranged menu , the mains were woefully slow arriving and the pasta was badly undercooked.

The Pizza was the saving grace.. Drinks + dessert were very slow to arrive.

To all diners, please be patient to be served.. This restaurant needs to get it's service times in order.

Good food cannot make up for slow/bad service.

It will take me serious convincing to dine here again.

Prices are moderate so you may to consider the wait but barcelona is full of moderately priced options with a lot more ambience and service standards.

  • Visited February 2013
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Vermont
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Mmmmmm”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2013 via mobile

Great atmosphere, good service, good food. Pizza was thin and crispy. Really enjoyed this restaurant.

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Sydney
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“Delicious and reasonably priced Italian.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2013

Went with a large group at lunch (with a baby). They were very accommodating. Calzone was fantastis as was the tagliatelle con aglio et olio. Worth going .

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Casual, inexpensive gem”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2013 via mobile

Ate here two nights in a ten day stay. Terrific service (Barcelona style, letting you enjoy your meal without hurrying) friendly waitstaff. Inexpensive but not super cheap. Great, Italian style pizza--I spend 4-6 weeks each year in Italy and this was as good as anything there.. Thin crust, Crispy on the outside of the pie, soft and gooey in the center. Great sauce! Good wine list. The space is small and simple. But clean and attractive. Recommended.

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Rio de Janeiro
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“Not sophisticated, but very good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2012

If you are looking for an Italian restaurant where you can eat good food, you found it.
It is not a fancy place, very basic, not expensive (45 euros / couple), but the food was really tasty.
I am definitively going there again in my next days in Barcelona.

  • Visited December 2012
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