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Los Toreros

Carrer d'en Xucla 3-5, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 18 23 25
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“paella” (35 reviews)
“tapas” (81 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (10 reviews)
Opens in 25 min
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish, European, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Carrer d'en Xucla 3-5, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
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1 - 10 of 215 reviews

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We had set menu of tapas for 18.90€ each (between two) which also comes with a drink. The tapas was very nice and the portion sizes were perfect, from my experience in Barcelona so far tapas portion sizes are too small but this was great!...More

Thank Oliver G
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Had the paella, the prawns were way over cooked and the rice was undercooked. Not sure how they managed that. The tapas were OK, two items were good. The potatoes bravos were way overcooked. Service was so-so. Would not go back.

Thank T Y
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We went for the paella & it was wonderful. So, we went back for the tapas meal & that too was great.

Thank franstucson50
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

After five weeks visiting Spain we found this place for our last meal. Quite good. A large menu and very varied. Menus in a few languages. Close to la rambla but just Farfán enough away to be quiet. Well done. Food was very good.

Thank Kenny Q
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Got an amazing deal, really good food served to as extremely quickly. Price is cheap and staff are great.

Thank Suleyman S
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

My friend and I were told about this place by our air bnb host as we asked where we could try the best paella, because we wanted it served by local Spanish and didn't want it in a horrible tourist place. The chicken and seafood...More

Thank Eajames94
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The food was fair enough but nothing special. Quick service. A restaurant for groups of tourists. I don't think that any local would dine there. When we left, οur clothes smelled all the smells of the kitchen. We couldn't wear them again during our trip!!!

1  Thank Konstantia P
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

A friend and I had a paella for dinner, which was average. We also had some very good red wine and very nice dezert at the end. The cost was a little over 60€. To pay, I gaved 100€ banknote to the waitress which was...More

1  Thank zbogadi
Reviewed 8 June 2017

My husband and I stopped here for dinner on our short break in Barcelona. It's on a little side street just off Las Ramblas. We had 2 tapas dishes for starters and then a paella and shared a nice bottle of red wine. The service...More

Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant late one evening as we were looking for something tasty but didn't want somewhere overly busy as we were going onto a show. The food was delicious. It was extremely well presented & very fresh. I had the grilled Salmon which...More

Thank homey2015
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that seem to light up the streets day and night. The
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18 - US$26
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Monday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer d'en Xucla 3-5, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Raval
  • Neighbourhood: El Raval
  • Phone Number: +34 933 18 23 25
Description
This historical place, defined as a museum by many people, is one of the few restaurants in Catalonia where you can enjoy several tapas and paella in a very special taurine/bullfighting ambiance with old pictures, paints and trophies that remember how bullfighters lived some time ago, when Barcelona was an important place for bulls! Take note that, at the beginning of the XXth century, bullfighting was as important as football in all Spain... This restaurant opened in 1950 being the headquarter of one of the oldest taurine/bullfighter association in Catalonia, called Peña de Gallito y Belmonte, created in 1920 and still alive in spite of the current situation (bullfighting is now forbidden in Catalonia). Thanks to this association, our restaurant received many famous bullfighters like José Tomas, Luis Miguel Dominguin or El Cordobes, well known dancers & singers as Lola Flores and other important people as Matias Prat. Even a movie called "tiempos mejores" with Arturo Fernandez has been filmed here in 1994! We kindly invite you to discover the photos hung on the walls around you... Conscious of this important historical heritage, we refurbished a few months ago our restaurant and tried to enhance all these testimonies. We maintained a classic decoration with warm colors and stones at sight. We placed a small red wood wall around our two main rooms in order to imitate a Taurus square and in our two smaller rooms, we used old ceramics and rustic painting to recreate the Andalusia style. We remain specialized in tapas and paellas but we also offer salads, meat and fish with a special mention to our traditional and delicious oxtail... As a complement, we offer different kinds of menus for groups too, with prices between 17,90 Eur and 22,50 Eur per person (beverage included like sangria, wine, water, softdrink or beer). These menus are compound by several tapas to share and it is a good way to discover many typical Spanish dishes at a very reasonable price. We hope you will enjoy our restaurant!
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