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“Best "Paella" and "Arroz Negro de Calamares"”
Review of El Barral

El Barral
Ranked #34 of 148 Restaurants in Envigado
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 1 March 2017

If you fancy Spanish Food, you go to Barcal Restaurant. It is delicious!! The Paella is in the perfect moisture point and the Black Rice or Rice with Squid in its Ink is just amazing. Also ask for the shrimp with garlic.....wow!!!

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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!

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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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