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L'Antic Forn

#1,995 of 7,913 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
El Raval
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Calle Pintor Fortuny, 28, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 12 02 86
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Today
13:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Mon 13:00 - 23:30
Tue - Sat 09:00 - 23:30
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Heredia, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Great place. I was amazed that there's no was reviews. Recommended! We order the traditional tapas, octopus, squid; & the main courses were simple delicious.

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Thank Crivs
Southwest Finland, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

This restaurant cherished traditions which exudes a strong professions and genuine love for cooking with the customer is important, I enjoy this restaurant .Menu del dia from the list itsellen everyone will find a suitable alternative from which to enjoy at an affordable price. The highest recommendation around these parts.

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1 Thank Juha-pekka R
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99 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

We were taken here by a local friend who regularly comes here for lunch - it is popular with people who work in the nearby university building. It was busy at lunchtime so booking or turning up early (I.e. around 1.30) is recommended. Varied lunch menu with two dishes or just one dish if you prefer, at a competitive price.... More 

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Thank David S
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Great local place, lunch menu only 14 euro, super service. No tourists.. :) Remember to book a table!

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Thank Lone H
Zurich, Switzerland
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662 reviews
458 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We came as part of a larger group and got a nice separate room on the upper floor. Service was friendly and very fast. All food tasted good but the locals in our group were not impressed.

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1 Thank FrankGeisler
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

The service wasn't great. and the food was bad and tasteless. my stomach wasn't normal afterwards. Never again.

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Thank Sall A
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Nice food, very clean and service was fantastic. The waiter and waitress go out of thier way to please. The food was very nice, I loved the feel of the place. Lots of locals, which really confirms this place has great clean food. We made a great choice

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Thank EGett47
Hamburg
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127 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

authentic place, nothing fancy with tripadvisor sticker - so why not to try? the food was average but the price was also low - we had boulabaise wich was a mixed soup (i know the boulabaise on a different way), the lamb was deliciuod but not too much. i'v tried the paella - delicious but unfortunatelly a little bit dry.... More 

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Cleveland, OH
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

Just finished lunch here. Looking for calcot experience (grilled onions) and found this place on trip advisor. Stopped in at ~1:30 on a Friday, after a rainy and cold morning walk tour in Barcelona. One other person in the place, so we were nervous. Had the calcot (Excellent!!!), and when we left at ~3:30, place was absolutely packed; I mean... More 

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Thank Sailor57
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

As the title says, this was the reason we visited and they were absolutely incredible. Best taste experience in Barcelona of our entire trip. Staff were very friendly and always made themselves available for us and with a genuine smile. Make time to visit L'Antic Forn if you want to try something authentic and new.

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Thank Jamie L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$16
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 17:00
Monday
13:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:30
Thursday
09:00 - 23:30
Friday
09:00 - 23:30
Saturday
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Pintor Fortuny, 28, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Raval
  • Neighbourhood: El Raval
  • Phone Number: +34 934 12 02 86

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in El Raval

Neighbourhood Profile
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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