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Restaurante Pizzeria La Vela

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Neighbourhood:
Ciutadella / Vila Olimpica
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Avenida Icaria 149, 08005 Barcelona, Spain
+34 902 57 08 54
Today
12:00 - 17:00
20:15 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 20:15 - 00:00
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Milan, Italy
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Well, this place is a pizzeria and their pizzas completely satisfied me. They have particullar but good combinations ( I am Italian ). Also, the place is really nice!

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Thank Andrea C
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I jumped in here at the end of a long day out and was able to get a amazing takeaway pizza in just ten minutes. The staff were very friendly and although I speak no Spanish and they speak little English they were very helpful. I recommend the Emmenthal ham and pepperoni. Best pizza oven gad in a while!

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Thank justliketetris
Barcelona, Spain
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

You know that feeling as you sit down, have an uncomfortable moment with the staff, and then get that sinking stomach feeling that you should just leave?

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Friendly staff, nice small restaurant. Brought us English menus which were a bit tatty but useable, food was fast and fresh but a little bland. Would probably go back though.

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Thank AndrewKGordon
Slough, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Small venue with maybe a dozen tables, clearly the owner is a fan of motorcycle racing with MotoGP photos over all the walls. Went for a quick dinner with colleagues on business - pizza was excellent, hot and made fresh. Fantastic flavours and not overly oily (additional oil was available on the table). Staff were very friendly with menus available... More 

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Thank Claire D
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

The waitress was very polite and attentive, nothing was too much to ask. The pizza... Oh my God, the Pizza. The cheese was creamy, the tomato sauce was light and the cured ham was amazing. 5 stars, no doubts or reservations. Will be recommending!

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Thank Sam K
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

I have given this pizzeria 3 chances to win me over. First the pizza ..Great!!! thin crust round pan pizza cooked in typical electric or gas pizza oven. The base is what i like the most. seems like a whole wheat crispy crust..? now the service.. I have always gone early for dinner (8-9 pm) for Barcelona standards. first time... More 

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Thank pierre b
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82 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

If you need to eat desperately and are in the surroundings, pizzeria la vela is a good option. The previous owner sold the place to the current one about one year ago. Now much cleaner than before and a little renewed. Book your table if you want to have dinner outside in the spring or summertime

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Thank JordiMarca
Northampton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

This is only a small local restaurant with a limited menu which we visited mainly as local to our hotel. But what they do serve is very fresh, with home made pasta and delicious pizza. No starters to speak of and limited desserts, but if you just want a main course then its fine. Good value for nice food. Our... More 

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Thank RedSNorthampton
Barcelona, Spain
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2015

The pizzaria La Vela was recommended by guests staying at the same hotel as us. They said warm and friendly with good food. So after a long day sightseeing I decided to try the takeout menu. The lady behind the counter was very stern looking OK I thought I'll try the charm by stated they had been highly recommended by... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 17:00
20:15 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 17:00
20:15 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 17:00
20:15 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 17:00
20:15 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 17:00
20:15 - 00:00
Saturday
20:15 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Icaria 149, 08005 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Ciutadella / Vila Olimpica
  • Neighbourhood: Ciutadella / Vila Olimpica
  • Phone Number: +34 902 57 08 54

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Ciutadella / Vila Olimpica
The sounds of Marina Olympica's rocking boats and clicking mastheads swaying to and fro set an impressive backdrop for Ciutadella and Villa Olimpica. Follow the aromas of garlic, wine, and fresh local fish to the various restaurants running along the marina. A grand bronze fish statue soaring high above serves as a beacon to those searching for the renowned Casino Barcelona or the extremely popular nightclubs which practically lie on the beach itself.
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