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Absenta Bar

Carrer San Carles 36, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 21 36 38
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Great find!!!

This bar has an outstanding history of Absinthe with cool archives and atmosphere. Our bartender... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Asbury Park, New Jersey
via mobile
Great cocktails and Staff!

Very strong cocktails and they taste great! Try the 89% absenth if you're brave enough!! Nice... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Eddie R
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Absent Bar,It's well known to be the most beautiful and old bar in the Barceloneta neighborhood. With it's antique lamps and paintings made from local artists. Here you can find and infinite world of conversations. we offer the best Blues and Jazz music in the city. Drink over more than 20 different types of Absinthe and the house Absinthe which is prepared in the traditional way. Come and enjoy!!Absenta Bar, Es bien conocido por ser el bar mas guapo y antiguo en el barrio de la Barceloneta. Con sus lamparas antiguas y pinturas hechas por artistas locales. Aqui puede encontrar infinito mundo de conversaciones. ofrecemos el mejor blues y musica Jazz en la ciudad. Tenemos mas de 20 tipos diferentes de Absenta, tambien tenemos Absenta casera que se prepara de la manera tradicional. Venga y disfrute!!
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
2 weeks ago
“Great find!!!”
23 Aug 2017
“Great cocktails and Staff!”
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Carrer San Carles 36, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 21 36 38
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This bar has an outstanding history of Absinthe with cool archives and atmosphere. Our bartender was very kind and patient since we only speak English. I highly recommend this bar to visit when in Barcelona! Great vibe!!

Thank mothersalon
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Very strong cocktails and they taste great! Try the 89% absenth if you're brave enough!! Nice atmosphere and and not far from the beach.

Thank Eddie R
Reviewed 25 May 2017

If in the mood for a comfortable neighborhood bar with good people watching, there's a bar called Absenta in the Barceloneta area, couple of blocks from the beach. Don't miss it.

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Warm art nouveau bar that makes their own absinthe and the cocktails are amazing (and quite strong!). Thank you for your hospitality!

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Was taken here by a crazy Scotsman that lives in the area. The bartender was very friendly and explained all of their absinthe.

1  Thank adamhayes1982
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Barcelona is blessed with many great restaurants, bars, clubs so making up ones mind on where to go is a difficult decision. Absenta Bar has become a staple destination on late night rambles. It is in a great neighbourhood, provides fantastic service and has a...More

Thank Ross U
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Absenta, is a good spot to duck into but not a destination. The decor is fun and with the giant green fairy hovering above you. The folks that work there are quite nice and accommodating however, service can be spotty and you sometimes have to...More

1  Thank francod47
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Great bar with an eclectic atmosphere. Fantastic music and comfy but avoid the expensive and rather soulless cocktails which we were served. The craft beer looks a better option.

Thank case02
Reviewed 20 April 2016

If you want a chill beach vibe while in the middle of the city of Barcelona this is the place to be.

Thank lucasracroes
Reviewed 20 November 2015

A wide range of drinks, good choice of absinth) Catchy decoration: look at the ceiling!))) Barman is nice)

Thank Aliona S
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
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