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Mariscco Reial

Plaza Reial, 8, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 12 45 36
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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Plaza Reial, 8, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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1 - 10 of 290 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where walkig down in la rambla when we found the magnifique plaza reial. We just saw this seafood restaursnt and we give a try. It was awesome; very good service and fresh seafood. PRICE and CUALITY very accorded to the turist place, no too much...More

Thank Patrick D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is stunning and the restaurant may have a reputation for seafood but the vegetable paella was inedible. An overwhelming taste of tomato, vinegar and soggy, overcooked rice that took ages to arrive. We didn't eat it and when the bill came they never...More

Thank lynnmasseydavis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was our worst experience during our recent vacation to Spain. The sangria and cocktails are diluted, the paella we ordered was without salt and the sea-food smelt rancid. When we complained to the manager, he told us that that is how they prepared...More

Thank cool_satchmo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food terrible. We both ordered salmon it was served half raw. I sent mine back they were not too happy with me. The second one came back fully cooked. salmon served on its own. I requested veg and chips. I was charged 12 Euros extra...More

Thank _burkmari
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was really awful here we were really disappointed. I thought I'd trust some of the good reviews on here but it really wasn't worth it. To make it even worse the staff were very rude and it ruined the evening. Don't waste your...More

Thank Becky877
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was very over priced for the quality. We waited over an hour for our food and when you are already hungry this feels like a very long time! We'd have much better food in Barcelona so I wouldn't settle for this tourist trap again....More

1  Thank Lizzie G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We end up here because it started raining. We end up having very decent lunch ( paella ) and great Sangria. Service was nice, not too fast but not slow either. The food was very tasty and sangria amazing. Overall experience was nice. wouldn't specifically...More

Thank Mariana B
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We really liked the look of this restaurant but having checked out the Trip Advisor reviews we nearly changed our minds about eating here. However, we went with our gut feeling about the place and cannot tell you how delighted we were that we ignored...More

Thank Nicky P
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I'm not someone who has particularly high standards when it comes to dining but I can honestly say the food is terrible here. The paella was like a soup with rice, an excessive amount of salt was in this paella and it had no taste...More

1  Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Paella tastes like gravy and rice. No flavor whatsoever. There were around 6 shrimps in the dish cut in half with basically only the shell left. It was as though they had taken the meat out to use in other dishes. Staff were extremely rude...More

Thank Jemma H
Nearby
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this
picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of
Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days
under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War
with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and
authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be
thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas
brought to life by the many small bars and local
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Reial, 8, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Phone Number: +34 934 12 45 36
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Description
In the heart of the Gothic neighbourhood on la Plaça Real, the Mariscco Reial restaurant is located in a Renaissance-style building dating back to 1850. This historic site has housed a diverse range of activity, such as the Gran Cafe Espanyol, and later the Pedagogic Museum of Natural Sciences and taxidermy workshop. Respecting the original architecture, Mariscco Reial offers the chance to dine inside a wide, open space, with high ceilings and eclectic scenery, or alternatively, outdoors under the Plaça Reial porticoes and the lamp posts designed by Gaudi. Mariscco Reial is open all-year-round, and boasts a cosmopolitan atmosphere, with a case of seafood and fish showcasing the delicacies available. Serving Mediterranean cuisine, Mariscco Reial serves high quality, fresh produce, which is prepared to the guest's taste. Specialities include rice with lobster sauce and prawn soup, or the climate-controlled cellar showcases a wide selection of wine.
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