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El Rincon Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
El Raval
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Calle Carmen 28, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 02 67 89
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very calm restaurant in the center of Barcelona. Unfortunately the staff weren't able to speak English so I had to order food with my perfect Spanish (I'm able to say about 10 words). Other than that the waitress was really nice. Food was delicious and we even get a bowl of olives as a gift as there was no gazpacho... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited El Rincón twice in a month. Great food (the fried artichokes are a must), attentive staff and cozy place. The only thing I could go without were Julio Iglesias songs in the background.

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Thank Edin K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Changed from the old dark style . Keeps the cochinillo and cordero , Aragonese food, from the past, but decorated to be light and clean. Good olives, bread , an interesting Cargol wine, bacalau, profiterolles ( very good) . Reasonable prices. We were surprised and pleased with the improvement

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place maybe was underrated, few people inside besides that they have a good menu to choose from. Maybe they have do more publicity. Anyways, we went there with friends, their tapa/starter, a rate of 9/10. Their mussels and eggplant with honey was very tasty. We ordered as well the seafood paella, a rate of 7/10, the baked cabrito was... More 

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Rennes, France
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was excellent, the place is really nice and Alejandro, the waiter, gave us the best service we could ever have. My girlfriend and I are definitely going back!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I arrived in Barcelona this afternoon and really had no clue where to grab a bite of something authentic. Strolling down La Rambla I fell on Carmen street, #28. And it is worth the stop. Great food, good ambiance and the waiters are very welcoming and friendly. You will not regret it. We had Octopus, squid and see food paella.... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

They publish outside their menu del dia, and the when inside, they do not give you that menu. The food is basic and edible. But has no flavour. Frozen food. We overheard the waiter saying to make the people ordering menu of the day wait. Considering the menu of the day takes up 25% of their window, it is a... More 

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Thank Rod S
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Good tapas food. Excellent service with a smile and humour. Free mini Spanish lessons! We really enjoyed our very pleasant relaxed evening here.

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Thank Peter T
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

They provided the best service and quality of food , specially the roast suckling pig . That is the only place in Barcelona which serving the suckling pig . MUST TRY !!!

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Thank hmlbarry
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely evening here...the food was excellent. We had paella and veal, food was fresh and portions were fairly big. Staff were super-friendly. Lobna was very welcoming and knew a few words in our language ...which was a ++ :). Cosy atmosphere and nice decor. Wish a was a local so I can re- visit :) AA+++

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$48
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Carmen 28, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Raval
  • Neighbourhood: El Raval
  • Phone Number: +34 933 02 67 89

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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El Raval
Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic spots in the entire city. A sense of humble authenticity protrudes from the many independent record stores, second hand shops, and student bars that seem to light up the streets day and night. The rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day forum for bohemian youth, abuzz with the sights and sounds of late-night gatherings and talented skateboarders showing off their latest tricks.
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