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El Toc de Gracia Restaurant

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Carrer de Bonavista 10, 08012 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 68 28 44
13:00 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 13:00 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Great location very nice ambiance and lovely space . Unfortunately the food was a let down despite being a very interesting and well priced lunch menu . All three courses failed to deliver . Plain Salad , Tough piece of meat and bland desert . Could have been just a bad in the kitchen since everything else points towards a... More 

Thank Alain S
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Were despairing of finding good food near our hotel when we found El Toc. Excellent food and pleasant service. The best thing we had had all week.

Thank Jacqui T
Barcelona, Spain
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148 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Close to Diagonal and Gracia, this is a favorite among locals at lunch and offers good menu of the day options. Healthy! If you seek vegetables and salad, they have good offerings. The food is good. The service is overwhelmed, too few servers for the size of the place. The dessert options are limited. For example the "fruit" selection was... More 

Thank Avaya109
San Francisco, California
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98 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

I hesitated between 3 and 4 stars, and settled for 3. The food is good and the service prompt and efficient, but frankly I don't remember anyone smiling or giving me an extra welcome feeling. For the price, I guess I expected just a little more. Don't let my review deter you if you want good quality Catalonian food -... More 

Thank Carlos E
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

My daughtercand I stumbled across this place by accident last night when our original destination was full, but very pleased that it was. So peaceful inside after the hustle and bustle of the city. Lovely surroundings and delicious food which was beautifully presented. Exceptional value for money.

1 Thank Fiona B
Barcelona, Spain
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

We've been here a few times now and always had a fantastic meal. The mid-week menu del dia is excellent, but if you go a la carte the value for money is unquestionable too. Friendly staff and the artichoke starter is simply delicious!

Thank GusElena
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2014 via mobile

... we just had time to walk back to our appartment (~1.5km) when the both of us (we had the same plate, salmom and cheese as starters and tuna as main dish) started feeling sick with aching stomac (this was tonight, we're still up as sleeping is not possible at this time. So very obviously there was something wrong with... More 

2 Thank JP-from-Lux
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

This small restaurant was located about 300 yards from our Barcelona apartment. It was decorated with a stark elegance, and the servers (all women, unusual in our experience) were dressed in black and white attire to match their surroundings. It was not busy on either of the nights we dined there, and our server was very friendly and eager to... More 

Thank sashamom
Rochester, New York
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

The paella we had here as the first plate of a menu del dia was the best we had in Spain. The restaurant was elegant and service was fine. The whole neighborhood was pleasant and a bit of a break from the busy main streets. Great value.

Thank Eliza C
Stavanger, Norway
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64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014

The beste evening and maybe the best meal we had in Barcelona! One of the biggeste reasons to why, is the amazing hard working waitress. She contributed with a great and friendly service. She said she couldnt speak english, but it was more than good enough. The meal starte dwith som free apetizers, that was a cold cucumber-soup in a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$32
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer de Bonavista 10, 08012 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Gracia
  • Neighbourhood: Gracia
  • Phone Number: +34 933 68 28 44
Located at the junction between Passeig de Gracia and Avinguda Diagonal, is a restaurant where we make the most of us to make you feel at home by combining the best mediterranean cooking with the closest and most profesional attention.
Elegant, warm and cosy, the restaurant is divided into two different environments that provide the best comfort to your stay, no matter if it is business meal, a Pleasant evening with your couple, or a dinner with a group of friends, the attention will be exquisite, relaxed and personalized.
All the se things, combinen with effort and illusion to offer the best gastronomic experience with reasonable prices, are the main aspects that set up and provide this restaurant its raison d'etre at Gracia quartier.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Gracia

Neighbourhood Profile
Gracia literally stands out from the pack. It used to be an independent town until late into the 19th century. Though it’s just a short commute away from the centre, a visit here feels like you’re in a whole different city. The bohemian vibe has drawn many international artists to this area, resulting in a wide selection of galleries, live music and artsy boutique stores. The nightlife is centered around the vibrant Gracia’s plaças, where young and old gather to enjoy a drink outside. Carrer de Verdi, its main street, offers affordable restaurants and a movie theatre that screens new as well as classic films in their original language. However Gracia's greatest treasure lies just up the hill at Guell Park, where Antoni Gaudi's vibrant and revolutionary art sculptures stand atop unequaled views of Barcelona.
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