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“Simple but good seafood”
Review of Els Barrils

Els Barrils
Ranked #2,425 of 9,594 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Eixample
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Simple but good seafood”
Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

Fresh and simple preparation with lots of flavor. Gazpacho great. Grilled squid great taste but a bit oily. Bread not special and a little stale come afternoon.

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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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122 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“The second visit”
Reviewed June 3, 2013 via mobile

It turned out to be not the next night but the next month. Asked the waitress for a menu suggestion " which she might eat". A fish dish with a wonderful variety of fishes. Very well prepared and tasted great. The Russian salad is a keeper. Just a very pleasant experience.

Visited May 2013
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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122 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“First visit was great, going back tonight before we leave Barcelona.”
Reviewed May 4, 2013 via mobile

What an accidental find, food well prepared and well served. Had veal steak with Roquefort sauce - fantastic. Cost for 4 of us with drinks 98 euros, each of us left very well pleased. Let's see what tonight brings. ESJT

Visited May 2013
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Herault, France
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156 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“OK, but disappointing”
Reviewed October 15, 2012

We had seen the reviews and from outside, Fish and meat were in a fridge in the window and it looked inviting.The menu was interesting and we started with Padron peppers and red peppers with bacon. Both were OK, but not notable.

Our main courses were hake (excellent) and 'oven baked' cod which arrived as battered cod (OK but not what was envisaged). We finished with cheese which was good.

The meal had the potential to be much better and would almost likely to be subject to the choices made.

We would be unlikely to return.

  • Visited October 2012
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3 restaurant reviews
“big city fish”
Reviewed August 10, 2012 via mobile

delicious fish after a beautiful day in Barcelona. typical catalian cooking. tuna and dorada grilled very well.

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