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El Raco de la Calma

Carrer del Casal, 1 | 08720, 08720 Vilafranca del Penedes, Spain
+34 938 19 92 99
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cod fish” (2 reviews)
“cellar” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish
££ - £££
Carrer del Casal, 1 | 08720, 08720 Vilafranca del Penedes, Spain
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

at first the glass of cava "caves hill" from the region. As aperitive a styled "salmorejo" really creamy... As starter nice ever tasted salad of " préssec d'ordal, fresh cheese and " fulla de roure" ( lettuce), i'm eating alone, so i asked for wine...More

Thank Josep G
Reviewed 8 May 2017

A group of 10 enjoyed dinner that was well prepared with fresh local produce. The staff were knowledgable about the menu and helpful in dealing with requests. The wine list was good and reasonably priced. The decor is more traditional and quaintly old fashioned. The...More

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent service and the quality of the product is fantastic we recommend for a very nice occasion.

Thank Josep V
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We had Sunday lunch at this restaurant. The menu is short with a good selection of fish, meat and vegetable dishes. The diners were all Spanish families when we visited and the atmosphere was relaxed. Service was efficient and both food and wine well-priced considering...More

Thank JeffandJane15
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We went there for lunch, was definitely worth it. Good price for the quality you get. Hmmm cod fish was one of the best I had in my life. Tasty Catalonian cream.

Thank Kasia S
Reviewed 19 April 2015

If you are there on a sunday evening, in Vilafranca, you try to find a friendly restaurant, this is the place, the welcome is good, the service is nice and the food is really good, a very nice hazard was driving me. I recommend this...More

1  Thank Marindusud
Reviewed 8 May 2014

A fine dining experience to be remembered. Our waitress was exceptional, she spoke no English and we spoke no Spanish but we communicated easily enough. The food is divine especially the oxtail and the Catalan Crème mousse. Such great value too. We will be back!

1  Thank Mister_Grumpy
Reviewed 4 January 2014

As he did to Carrie, Joan, of Cellers Parès Baltà, recommended us this restaurant, tucked away in the centre of this capital of the Penedès wine region in Catalonia. We liked the dinner so much we actually had lunch there the following day: the excellent...More

Thank Miquel_Strubell_True
Reviewed 13 October 2013

At the end of a day spent meandering through Penedes tasting cava, we were graciously shown to this restaurant as a personal favorite of a local vineyard owner (Pares Balta). He actually drove in front of us leading the way there. This restaurant was tucked...More

2  Thank Carrie C
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Our meal was one of the best we've had in our four weeks in Spain. Traditional food from the region -- best things were toast with mussels, pear salad with foie, calamari stuffed with mushrooms and Tou dels til·lers (a cheese of the region), and...More

Thank SaritNYC
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer del Casal, 1 | 08720, 08720 Vilafranca del Penedes, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Vilafranca del Penedes
  • Phone Number: +34 938 19 92 99
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