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La Cantonada

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Moncada, 1, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 19 40 93
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Izmir, Turkey
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Worst paella ı have ever eaten. Even ı can cook better. No english speaking waiter, we insisted on portion for 2 ppl, but waitress bring a portion for 4 ppl. Totally bad experience, do not recommend

Thank Alp G
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Alarm bells should have rung when we arrived during peak lunch hour and it was completely empty. They served us red wine which would give vinegar a bad name. It was clearly off, but they argued when we sent it back, claiming it was 'vino seco'. The worst was yet to come, when they tried to intimidate us into paying... More 

Thank Gareth J
Barcelona, Spain
1 review
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We were charged £ 1.50 ...for some mustard to go on some very dry and tasteless sandwiches ..whilst we were there another couple were complaining ...all together a horrible experience .

Thank samj0hns0n1
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

It's a tourist trap. There was a insect in the paela. Supermarket foods are more fresh than theirs. You may find lots of different options close to this area.

1 Thank Turgut T
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

Ate here for lunch on our first day. nice service, good wine, frozen plain food. Would not recommend. Had the pizza and salad, which was nice and fresh but a bit bland.

Thank GeorgiaRai_12
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Coming around here late Thursday night it was one of the only places where we could get a table - and the is an obvious reason for that: This must be amongst the 10 worst restaurants in Barcelona - the food is simply terrible

Thank Kim N
1 review
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

There wasn't anything negative about this visit. Out black rice paella was delicious and our salad was fresh. Prices were decent. The staff were really friendly too, although didn't speak much English.

Thank Bezotim
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 April 2015

surreal atmosphere stop at '80 years...the food is just frozen and the fish taste as detergent...restaurant empty and despite this long time to wait...otherwise the waitresses were quite nice..keep away

Thank amedeodimio
Warsaw, Poland
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

Be aware! This is the worst place I have ever visited in Barcelona if not in the whole Spain. Tapas are prepared only for idiotic tourists who will never return here and nobody cares for this. Bread is Tesco like. Serano is cheapest supermarket ham... Wine... Just do not do that!

Thank Pawel L
Iasi, Romania
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2014

Looks nice, but the food is terrible and expensive. Paella with chicken is just some frozen rice with 2 chicken pieces... The toilet is dirty.

1 Thank Gabi2825

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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Moncada, 1, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona
  • Phone Number: +34 933 19 40 93

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?