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“Very nice Argentine restaurant”
Review of Arcano

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Ranked #159 of 10,607 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $18 - $41
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: El Born / La Ribera
Description: Next to one of the main streets of Barcelona, Laietana track and a short walk from the central market of Santa Caterina, Arcane is the restaurant.Located in an old seventeenth-century barn, mark of beautiful Romanesque arched forms and stone walls that crown many of its spaces.The Mediterranean cuisine is an invitation to the traditional recipes of the coastal region from fresh and balanced dishes that will make your stay a real moment of joy and pleasure.Vegetables, meat and fish dishes are a real specialty Josper house you should not miss on your visit to Barcelona.Our extensive letter without being intended to be balanced, with meat imported from Argentina in vacuum packaging, preserving its taste and quality, pastas and homemade pies, grilled cheese, salads with touches of the house, fresh fish and desserts.At noon, the market offers an elaborate menu with excellent value for money. The restaurant has a private event booked, "winery" intimate and cozy space.And if you just want tapas and peck at the bar have an interesting proposal for this purpose, from fried eggs to escalibada coca bread.And after dinner, nothing better than enjoying our cocktails in a relaxed atmosphere and good music.Oh and if you can not be disconnected from the world, do not worry, we have wifi!
Reviewed June 26, 2013

We had a very nice dinner at this Argentine restaurant.
Very cosy and classic setting.

I had the Argentine Angus steak with potatoes. The steak was superb, finished with some "fleur de sel". Terrific taste. My wife had a pasta which also was good.
I got some free extra potatoes with extra baked vegetables.

The wine is also very good and not pricy. Ideal to match the meat.

For dessert i had some chocolate cake with icecream which was a perfect ending to our dinner.

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Thank JanVanuytven
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Arcano R, Gerente at Arcano, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2014

Comments like yours will drive us forward and help us to give the best possible service to our clients. Thank you! Hope to see you soon ;) Cheers

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Reviewed June 25, 2013

restaurant was really easy to find. We were the only one there for dinner, so luckily, we got the table. This place got busy within half an hour. If you are planning to eat there, make sure reserve the table. Tapas were great and mains were also well cooked. Their drinks are great as well. We would like to recommend this to our friends. Overall, we made the right choice by eating there!

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Thank ishhazara
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Arcano R, Gerente at Arcano, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2014

Thanks for coming and for your comments. Hope to see you soon ;) Cheers

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Reviewed June 25, 2013

Sat 22nd June - My husband and I had been for a wonderful walk around the Picasso Museum and were looking for somewhere to have lunch and just by chance came across this 500 year old "cavern" restaurant. It has such a lovely atmosphere and the Sangria was the best we had! We only wanted a light meal and it was delicious and beautifully presented. Had we had more time I would have loved to return for an evening as I am sure it would be fantastic, and if I ever return to Barcelona I will try to do so!

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Thank Jackie D
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Arcano R, Gerente at Arcano, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2014

Thanks for coming and for your comments .It has been our pleasure welcoming you, Cheers!

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Reviewed June 25, 2013

Most importantly the food was excellent. Sirloin and veal were cooked and seasoned perfectly. The sauces, which were not needed, were also delicious. We arrived very close to closing but the staff didn't hesitate to seat us and wait on us hand and foot despite being the last couple in the restaurant. Luca, our waiter and the bartender were very entertaining and extremely friendly. The dessert was as good as the meal. This was the best dinner my girlfriend and I had while in Europe and definitely recommend to anyone in Barcelona.

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Arcano R, Gerente at Arcano, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2014

If you've lived a special night, our goal is compliment. Thanks for coming and for your comment. Hope to see you soon! . Cheers!

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Reviewed June 22, 2013

The restaurant is not easy to find, but worth the visit. I had a great empanada de carne and then the sirlion with fois gras, outstanding. The wine selection is not huge, but has some good and with the right cost choice. The staff is polite. There is a free wifi, nice when you are eating alone as I did. Enjoy.

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restaurante A, Gerente at Arcano, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2013
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Muchas gracias por tus comentarios, tratamos de mejorar día a día y nos motiva la pasión por la gastronomía.

Saludos
Gabriel

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