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“Not good”
Review of El Barral

El Barral
Ranked #33 of 151 Restaurants in Envigado
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Overpriced, and a Spaniard chef never got near their kitchen.
The octopus was rubbery, the tortilla was dry, and the mashed potatoes accompanying my dish were served in a tiny desert plate, as though they were a precious exotic concoction.
The wine list is like everything else, mediocre and overpriced.
Don't take friends from Spain there.

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

I love this restaurant, the service is very good, food is amazing, specially the black paella, good selection of wine, somehow expensive, worth the visit

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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 ABalzan
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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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