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“Nice place”
Review of El Barral

El Barral
Ranked #22 of 177 Restaurants in Envigado
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

The food was nice - not excellent - and it has a very good service. The restaurant is very warm and offers a nice environment, although there is a lot of echo if you are going with a big group.

Maybe the food could be a little better for the price, since we had a "family size" paella, in which the flavor was ok but you might take into account that there was plenty of seafood in it!

Thank Andrea B
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Reviewed 8 November 2015

There are now very good restaurants which offer spanish food in Medellin (or Envigado in this case) but there are so little details that can definitely make the difference, in El Barral it is the excellent service.
If you choose this restaurant you can't miss the grilled octopus.

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Thank ALEXANDER B
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

Started with the potato tortilla "tapa", it was bland and the cheese salsa was good but not great. We both ordered paella (two different kinds, one seafood and one with meat and seafood), rice was brown, terribly greasy and overcooked as well as the seafood and meat. They actually put artificial crabmeat in it!! The best part of the dish were the two large shrimps and the chorizo which were good.

Majorly disappointed to say the least, plus its a bit pricy for Medellin standards. That said, the service was friendly and the coffee and deserts were excellent.

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Thank MLondon26
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

I read the comments and disagree I had the small dish of paella and it was excellent along with desert that was very good,
an appetizer small cheese and ham balls were not as good

would go back and have full dish of paella next time young college girl waitress was a fantastic server

meal was not cheap but was worth it

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Thank Pete S
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Reviewed 23 November 2014

If you are a connoisseur of Spanish food this is not your place. Prices were expensive for the portion and food quality. My paella was salty, dry and not so tasty. Tortilla was dry and old. Service was very good with attentive waiters in a nice location and setting. There are better choices nearby.

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3  Thank andrewinsane
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