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La Tarantella

$$ - $$$
El Raval
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Sepulveda, 98, 08015 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 23 19 95
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Barcelona, Spain
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two years ago it was still possible to eat good pizza in that place, but not now. They serve pizzas with burned bases on its bottom sides. They serve cold pasta and bring the Parmesan cheese five minutes later (!). The worst thing is the spectacle of macho behaviour shown by its staff and their friends, which park their motorcycles... More 

Thank JamesHefesto
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I've been twice in this restaurant. We liked it a lot. The burrata starter is amazing. Pizza a bit small but fine for me

Thank Dave_mdna
Milan, Italy
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I have been there with a friend and I have liked it! It's not an elegant or romantic place, but a perfect place to eat a good pizza and eat truly Italian pasta. Abroad it's difficult to find a truly Italian place..this is for sure one of that. Giulio e Andrea

Thank 19Giulio86
Milan, Italy
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55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

The pizza is not bad, a bit small maybe. The place has not been renovated since the 80s, but what you have to prepare yourself for is the service. The italiano guy who is the owner loves chatting with clients and if you show him that he is welcome he will keep talk with you during the entire meal.... If... More 

Thank viola2010_12
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

The pizza was anything but good! Way overpriced, lousy taste and worst off all...it was burned!! Just walk along and find another pizza place. There are more then enough to find!

Thank Pim v
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

The service was promt and no extra waiting was needeed - However the atmosphere was noisy and nervous. One of the male waiters was actually piercing himself before baking the pizzas. The house wine was quite unpleasant. The pizzas were ok, but quite cold and salty.

1 Thank Sari L
Barcelona, Spain
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

They have a lot of staff - so they could be friendly and quick and offer you a good service. But they don't! They just discuss with each other about every move they do. Owner (or his son) was even threatening his waiters to fire them (in front of customers). I think you can imagine the atmosphere... Apart from this:... More 

1 Thank gsg1435
Petaluma, California
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288 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

This place looks like a dive, or maybe, like a Queens pizza joint. There are people going in and coming out with apparently good pizza. I had several good experiences at the chain, Tagliatelle, so I thought I'd give the other "T" a try. The restaurant is a bit on the dark and shady side, a little run down, noisy,... More 

1 Thank james p
Henley-in-Arden, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

We came across this little Italian secret of Barcelona by accident and so glad we did! Extremely great value for money...Roger is still talking about his Pizza now! Thank yi for making us feel so welcome in your business family ran haven! We may well be back before we leave! Gracias!

1 Thank AlisonClements1
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015

I went here on a Sunday night with my parents and two friends. The place looks like a low-cost dive from the 80s (no charm whatsoever). The staff are rude, crass, loud, look like they need a good wash and quite frankly overly sexist and manchista! The food was ridiculous too. The starters included over-fried courgette flower heads stuffed with... More 

4 Thank fergwheels

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$39
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sepulveda, 98, 08015 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Raval
  • Neighbourhood: El Raval
  • Phone Number: +34 934 23 19 95

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • 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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