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Josephine

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Eixample
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Pau Claris 147 | Calle Pau Claris 147, 08009 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 87 75 60
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The decoration got my attention for this place so I decided to have lunch there (great terrace spot), but the menu were very few options, in the ned i had a burger, which was good. The desert was really delicious.

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Thank Antony C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One block off the beaten path, Josephine's is worth the visit. The menu is simple and available in English. The interior is rustic and unassuming. The food exceeds expectations and is a good value, but not inexpensive. The house wine is a 3 star Vivino Rioja. I arrived at 8:30 for dinner. Only a few guests. Service was pleasant and... More 

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Thank Jeffrey S
Beyoglu, Turkey
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was walking around and saw this place around lunch time. Has an inviting look. It's nice and not crowded. The bartender does not speak or understand English. The waiter does. They have English menus but the hand written day's lunch menu comes only in Spanish. You choose from a list of two starters and two main courses and beer,... More 

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Palm Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

It was a little dissapointing as the menu del dia read very good but the food itself didnt live up to expectations. The dishes were small and no particularly well prepared. The service was very choppy, looked as if two of the staff were new and had no idea what they were doing while, who I assume was the owner,... More 

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Thank Ms_R33480
Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Beautiful bar great music, we were lucky because a jazz band was playing that night, we enjoy very much the tapas, the music the wine, we had a chocolate cake with ice cream that make my life better jaja. Great service too

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This friendly corner diner with sidewalk tables is just the spot for an early oj, coffee and danish or a beer or glass of wine with some fresh anchovies or oysters before dinner. Perfect for a light lunch. Around the corner from the posh Hotel Majestic. Inviting conversationalists with excellent English. Always worth a quick stop. Also, a source for... More 

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Thank HazardBob
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Late night choice for Friday dinner. Very friendly staff. Meals were very nice but nothing truly exceptional. Wine choice of the Spanish Verdelho was very good. Decor quirky but sound system was substandard and air conditioning leaked drops on our table 😕

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Thank Amanda C
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Place seems always to be full, It's one of the nicest cafe corners in Eixample. However I ended up overpaying 10Euro for a ham and cheese tasteless sandwich and a small orange you. You can get better food anywhere else. How can you deliver such a mediocre sandwich? How hard can it be?

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Tucson, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 11:30--too late for breakfast and too early for lunch. We had walked a long way that morning and were in need of beverage and food. The manager was helpful, but when we had not made a decision moved on to other tasks. A young man attempted to take our order, but could not understand even when we... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

A beautiful restaurant (with a small sidewalk cafe) in a gracious part of Barcelona, yet tucked away from the bustle. Friendly waitstaff and very good food, plentiful portions.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$37
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pau Claris 147 | Calle Pau Claris 147, 08009 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Eixample
  • Neighbourhood: Eixample
  • Phone Number: +34 934 87 75 60
Description
Restaurante Bistro Frances de diseno de los Anos 20. Cafe Conptoire Deli Bar

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Staying in Eixample

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Eixample
Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes recognisable by its more spacious streets and elegant atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district, Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognised architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.
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