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Mariscco Reial

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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Plaza Reial, 8, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 12 45 36
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13:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 00:00
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Gustafs,Sweden
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located at a corner of the placa it's easy to find this restaurant. We ordered entrecote and it was exactly as we wanted it. Service efficient and friendly.

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Basel, Switzerland
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate there on a saturday evening and where not disappointed: we had lobster and langustine crayfish and it was fantastic! Really fresh and perfectly seasoned. Also the starters and the desert was great. The service personel was very friendly and the ambience inside was very nice. There was a brilliant young man playing the piano and singing. We enjoyed... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

A really nice place close to the main street las ramblas. The food was good and it didn't cost special much compering to other places in Barcelona. The plaza is very nice and there are a lot of restaurants here. We ordered tapas and it tasted nice.

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Welwyn Garden City
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent lobster paella and very friendly and efficient service in the best square in Barcelona. Even in February the outside terrace was heated and very comfortable. Recommended.

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Thank Neil H
Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Place should have closed the day they opened. So we walked in and it was late around 1030pm. The waitress looked like they wanted to just go home but it was fine. We ordered croquettes, grilled octopus , veal and vegetable burger. It was 56 euros which isn't the deal. The deal was that my octopus had hair in it.... More 

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Thank Anston R
Ghent, Belgium
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

The plaza was really nice so we decided to eat at the terrace. First of all the waiter was really brute, he almost threw the drinks at us. Then when our hamburger and pasta arrived it was a really poor presentation. The hamburger consisted of a burned peace of square bread with the hamburgermeat and 20 fries. The "fresh" pasta... More 

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New Jersey
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650 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

My wife, two children, two friends and I ate dinner here in January 2017. Mariscco Reial is located on the charming Plaza Real. The plaza was illuminated with holiday lights and a fountain in the center. We ate outside as it was warm enough. My wife and daughter had lobster paella and I shared vegetable paella with one of our... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Nice fish - fresh and well-cooked. However, portions are quite small. This is a tourist-oriented restaurant and if you're prepared to walk a bit, you'll get better value elsewhere.

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Thank Owen M
Cardiff
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Went to the other marisco in barcelona and couldn't fault it. Five of us chose our fish and it wAs cooked to order. This place is a totally different kettle of fish. (Excuse the pun) Took my partner for birthday meal, it was awful!, €60 later wished we'd been anywhere else. Avoid this place whatever!!

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Thank DInJude
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

It was hard to choose one of restaurants on that square. But I'm sure that it's the BEST one! Despite its location prices are reasonable. Food is tasty. We ordered 2 salads, sea bass, entrecote and seafood soup. Soup was soooo amazing! Even if you don't like soups - try it! You will fall in live with this taste. But... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 00:00
Monday
13:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 00:00
Thursday
13:00 - 00:00
Friday
13:00 - 00:00
Saturday
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Reial, 8, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Phone Number: +34 934 12 45 36
Description
In the heart of the Gothic neighbourhood on la Plaça Real, the Mariscco Reial restaurant is located in a Renaissance-style building dating back to 1850. This historic site has housed a diverse range of activity, such as the Gran Cafe Espanyol, and later the Pedagogic Museum of Natural Sciences and taxidermy workshop. Respecting the original architecture, Mariscco Reial offers the chance to dine inside a wide, open space, with high ceilings and eclectic scenery, or alternatively, outdoors under the Plaça Reial porticoes and the lamp posts designed by Gaudi. Mariscco Reial is open all-year-round, and boasts a cosmopolitan atmosphere, with a case of seafood and fish showcasing the delicacies available. Serving Mediterranean cuisine, Mariscco Reial serves high quality, fresh produce, which is prepared to the guest's taste. Specialities include rice with lobster sauce and prawn soup, or the climate-controlled cellar showcases a wide selection of wine.

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Staying in Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas brought to life by the many small bars and local musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.
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