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#110 of 7,913 Restaurants in Barcelona
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Carrer dels Mercaders, 10 | Sant Pere - Santa Caterina I la Ribera, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 95 64 67
12:00 - 00:00
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here last second on last night of our trip for family celebration. Very lucky to get a table ( make reservation!) and we thoroughly enjoyed everything! Service, atmosphere, food and pace of meal all were perfect. A real treat and best meal in Barcelona!

Thank stephen b
Peoria, Arizona
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We are here for Christmas Eve and loved it so much we came back again before our trip was over. Staff is friendly. Food was amazing and they had their own brew of beer that was excellent! Highly recommend! More 

Thank Erica K
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked here for our anniversary meal and I'm so glad we did as the food was delicious and our favourite meal of our holiday! The restaurant had a great atmosphere and it was interestingly decorated. For the meal, We shared the prawns and the tomato toast to start. The prawns were messy but they were definitely worth it. For... More 

Thank Jasmine F
Brooklyn, New York, United States
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I ate my way through that city and it was my favorite of them all. I can still taste the homemade honey mustard dressing that they used on the duck salad. The pan con tomate had gold flakes in it. It was small and beautiful and the people who worked there were so hospitable. It was outstanding and I cannot... More 

Thank Melody G
New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great place for celebration and having a great steak. The decoration is beautiful, their starters and their entrees are high quality and their drinks obviously au pair with what you expect in a Spanish city. One great surprise are the ravioli, my wife had them and she said they had been the best she's had in a very long... More 

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Thank cerealnumba
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Seriously. The best meal my partner and I have ever had. Incredible service, every dish was amazing, and the Cava was pretty excellent as well. The staff were personable and professional and very knowledgable. Can't recommend this place highly enough. Wonderful!

Thank jess2406i
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fantastic food. So good we had to go again for our 'final night' in Barcelona. The service is top notch too. Staff are courteous, offer great advice and go out of their way to make sure you have a wonderful time.

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Thank nevinc2017
Caboolture, Australia
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this restaurant from Australia prior to our travel so that we had a special place to celebrate Christmas. We were not disappointed. The communication with the restaurant was prompt and very open. Our lunchtime group of 6, wanting to dine earlier than the usual Spanish times was not a problem. The 2 coeliacs in the group had plenty... More 

Thank deborah k
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here on a recommended lunch menu. Very nice decor and the staff were very friendly. Didn't think that much of the food. The starter was a couple of sausages with a pipette of truffle which tasted okay. Main a skirt steak with vegetables. Highly rate the vegetable but the skirt steak not very flavoursome. And the chocolate dome... More 

Thank chriskgchef
Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was recommended by our hotel,who also booked the table for us. Small,but lively is the best way to describe this restaurant. the food was excellent and I had the best steak I have ever tasted and I have tastes a few in my time ! We also had a fish dish which was excellent also along with a couple... More 

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Arcano R, Gerente at Arcano, responded to this review

Thanks for coming and for your comments. Hope to see you soon ;) Cheers 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$37
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Argentinian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer dels Mercaders, 10 | Sant Pere - Santa Caterina I la Ribera, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighbourhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 932 95 64 67
Next to one of the main streets of Barcelona, Laietana track and a short walk from the central market of Santa Caterina, Arcane is the restaurant.Located in an old seventeenth-century barn, mark of beautiful Romanesque arched forms and stone walls that crown many of its spaces.The Mediterranean cuisine is an invitation to the traditional recipes of the coastal region from fresh and balanced dishes that will make your stay a real moment of joy and pleasure.Vegetables, meat and fish dishes are a real specialty Josper house you should not miss on your visit to Barcelona.Our extensive letter without being intended to be balanced, with meat imported from Argentina in vacuum packaging, preserving its taste and quality, pastas and homemade pies, grilled cheese, salads with touches of the house, fresh fish and desserts.At noon, the market offers an elaborate menu with excellent value for money. The restaurant has a private event booked, "winery" intimate and cozy space.And if you just want tapas and peck at the bar have an interesting proposal for this purpose, from fried eggs to escalibada coca bread.And after dinner, nothing better than enjoying our cocktails in a relaxed atmosphere and good music.Oh and if you can not be disconnected from the world, do not worry, we have wifi!

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El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few places that live and breathe such exciting energy regardless of the time of day. This neighbourhood seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants ranging from fancy Michelin-star establishments to trendy fusion restaurants. Here you'll find historical and cultural attractions such as the popular Picasso Museum and the Gothic cathedral La Santa Maria del Mar, where you just might be able to catch a traditional Catalan wedding.
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