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Carballeira

C/ Reina Cristina, 3, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 10 10 06
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“monkfish” (11 reviews)
“seafood” (26 reviews)
“sea cucumbers” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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C/ Reina Cristina, 3, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our 3rd night in Barcelona, our hotel recommended Carballeira, over by the waterfront. We took a taxi over to the restaurant and as soon as we walked in, the seafood counter was right there. We were seated by the counter and were able to...More

Thank Carl S
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear customer, We are pleased to know that you both enjoyed your dinner at Carballeira. We hope to see you again next time in Barcelona!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quaint! Reservations strongly recommended from 9 pm and later. We ate at 8 pm. Tucked away and a little had to find. Worth it! Not touristy; local hangout & great bar. The staff wear white jackets. Amazing service and food. Rioja was superb.

Thank wherewevebeen
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear customer, Thank you for choosing Carballeira. We are very glad to hear that you like it!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the experience here and the seafood was great. We had sea bass and hake and both were wonderfully prepared and delicious. Enjoyed desserts as well. Would definitely recommend.

Thank VLE_WhereToNext
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear customer, We are glad that you enjoyed fresh wild fish and the whole experience. Thank you for recommending us and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here. The service is awesome, I haven't experienced such a professional and kind service since a long time ago. We had sea bass which was delicious. Also the prawns and the 'percebes'.More

Thank AnnaGrauErra
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Dear customer, We are very proud of our waiting staff, professionals with years of experience working with us. So, we appreciate your kind comments. We are glad to know you also enjoy the best of our seafood, our specialty. Thank you for choosing us and...More

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious and service was excellent. This is where you can have real Spanish seafood in Barcelona.

Thank Nimer2016
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Dear customer, Thank you for choosing Carballeira, we are delighted that you could enjoy our seafood specialties. We’ll pass on to our staff your kind comments about the service and we hope to see you again next time in Barcelona.

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Situated in the nice neighborhood Barceloneta in Madrid this traditional restaurant really reflects the traditional and delicious flavors of Barcelona . I recommend to try the " cigalas ", the "almejas en salsa verde " the "pulpo" and the sea food paella, paired with a...More

Thank Beatriz P
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Dear Customer, We are glad that you enjoyed some of our seafood specialties. Thank you for taking the time to recommend us and it would be a pleasure to have you back next time in Barcelona!

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We asked our hotel if they could recommend a good fish restaurant. They spoke highly of this third generation of family run restaurant, so made a reservation for us. We need not have bothered with a reservation as there were no more than a dozen...More

1  Thank Caroline I
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel for my husbands birthday! There was absolutely no atmosphere whatsoever. Dreadful. The restaurant is divided into multiple sections and we were put in a space with four tables with one other couple who left about 15 minutes after...More

Thank Linda H
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Dear client, We really sorry that you didn’t find in our restaurant what you were looking for.

Reviewed 20 June 2017

This was our first dinner in Barcelona.. My wife ordered the "Lubina Salvanje" wild caught Mediterranean sea bass.. It was presented whole.. The waiter expertly removed the bones and she enjoyed.. I had a bit of jet lag. I was content to enjoy the bottle...More

Thank Sequatchie
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Dear Customer, We are so glad to hear how much you've enjoyed your dinner with us. Thank you for your kind words and recommendations. It would be a pleasure to have you back any time. Kind regards.

Reviewed 19 June 2017

Off the beaten path, the restaurant has wonderful waiters and the food is good. We likded the decor and their gazpacho was the best we found in Barcelona. Seafood dishes are Mediterranean in style and, of course, the fish is fresh. I thought the house...More

Thank Frank A
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Dear Frank A, We are glad to know that you´ve enjoyed our Mediterranean specialties and fresh seafood. Thank you for choosing us and we hope to see you again.

Nearby
Barceloneta
Originally a fisherman’s quarter, this quaint area
can’t escape its small village feel: laundry hanging
over the narrow streets, old ladies clamoring at each
other from their balconies and elder gentlemen playing
games on short wooden benches gossiping the day away,
Barceloneta could double as a film set. Artists line
the boardwalk displaying their magnificently detailed
sand structures making this the most visited beach in
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$50 - US$66
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/ Reina Cristina, 3, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barceloneta
  • Neighbourhood: Barceloneta
  • Phone Number: +34 933 10 10 06
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Description
Carballeira is an emblematic restaurant that, since 1944 has been offering the best fresh seafood delivered daily from Galicia.Located in Barceloneta district, a few steps from the sea and right in front of Port Vell, Carballeira has maintained from its beginning, the essence of one of the most popular and authentic seafood restaurants in town.Local waiters with years of experience ensure an excellent service.Delectable seafood carefully selected. Delicious rices: with lobster, "a banda" or black with cuttlefish. Line-caught fish, succulent dishes of monkfish, bass, turbot or hake. And for meat lovers a good T-bone steak or a Galician Veal entrecote. A wide selection of dishes to please every taste.SPECIAL SERVICES • Private dining rooms with natural light inside for groups of 10-40 people. Group menus, also customizable.• All day dining service from 13h to 24h, to dine at your leisure.
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