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Merendero de la Mari

Placa Pau Vila 1 Port Vell, 08039 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 21 31 41
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“paella” (77 reviews)
“sea snails” (3 reviews)
“fideua” (7 reviews)
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20:30 - 23:30All hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Placa Pau Vila 1 Port Vell, 08039 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great location on Port Vell. Attentive staff. Extensive seafood menu. The gazpacho to start was delicious and very refreshing on a very hot summers day. We all had paella as a lunchtime main. Despite being very tasty, the portion was far too big for lunch...More

Thank gavboyd
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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We happened upon Merendero de la Mari while walking in the Port Vell area of Barcelona. There is a strip of 4-5 restaurants and they had the most people so we made the decision to eat here, Yes...this was the priciest meal we had on...More

Thank kellysully
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location - port veill. Good menu and varied. Selection of seafood dishes and attentive service.

Thank graham044
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Price category $$$, definitely not $$ Basing this review on what we had. Nice location and nice place. Appetizers were good, however entrees were less than average. Black noodles with Galician clams | Noodles and clams baked in cuttlefish ink ( literally 4 small clams...More

Thank gogowilly
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

It is a very nice restaurant! With good service, with great atmosphere and good food! However, this is not the best place for paella in my opinion, ive had better nearby! But it is a very good restaurant to visit!

Thank Olitza B
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Pros: location, views to the port, terrace option. Cons: touristic place, personnel... Food is good. Paella is done properly.

Thank vanessavgj
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

You would not expect good food from such a touristic place, but we are very well, they were extremely kind with my kids that asked for pasta which is not in the menu. They brought white pasta with a cup of tomato sauce and some...More

Thank LisaRotta
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The restaurant is near the port area and the beach. Nice Cava wine and beer. Iberico is good. Sea bass grilled is good. Paella is delicious. Mussels is also good.

Thank albertoaquinok
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This seafood restaurant has a great location and somewhat more formal service. Don't be fooled though, the guidebooks are right - you shouldn't eat here. The food was highly salted, not special and definately more expensive. Also, roaming musicians calling in to diners for money...More

Thank Harkies
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The price is expensive although the amounts of food served are great. The service was very good and as well the food. I had been recommended this restaurant and everything was as I expected; great paella and sea food.

Thank Jayterol
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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Pablo C
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Response from Andrea C | Reviewed this property |
No, tienes que buscar un aparcamiento en las calles cercanas.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
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20:30 - 23:30
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20:30 - 23:30
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20:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Placa Pau Vila 1 Port Vell, 08039 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barceloneta
  • Neighbourhood: Barceloneta
  • Phone Number: +34 932 21 31 41
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