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Bar Marcel Santalo

Carrer de Santalo 42, 08021 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 09 89 48
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
7 Oct 2017
“Best tapas place in town (outside tourist area)”
19 Jul 2017
“You have to go”
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Carrer de Santalo 42, 08021 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Whenever in Barcelona, this is one of our favorite places to hang out, have a bite and a drink. The food is really good at affordable prices. The interior is authentic for the area, sitting outside on a hot day is the best. Staff is...More

Thank d3nnislaarman
Salva V, Gerente at Bar Marcel Santalo, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2017

We are delighted with your contribution and visit! We strive every day to provide the best services to our clients and friends. We hope to come back to you in our next visit to Barcelona, ​​soon!

Reviewed 19 July 2017

One of the best meals I ever had! Great tapas especially the fried squid, just too good to describe! Wish I could go there everyday!

Thank kylekayky
Salva V, Gerente at Bar Marcel Santalo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you very much for your contribution, we will continue to strive to continue offering the best services to our customers. We hope to see you again on your next visit to Barcelona!

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Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

Go there frequently with family and friends. Always good food and atmosphere at a good price. Go there at least once a month to enjoy the tapas. Full of locals.

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Reviewed 18 August 2015

The tapas we ordered were almost all deep fried or very salty (or both), while not being cheap. Perhaps we ordered the wrong thing?

Thank FelixFeiMann
Reviewed 23 June 2014

This bar is the kind that will let you with those nostalgic thoughts when you will be back in your country. I had the best tapas and drinks here before going out, no tourists, football games with friends, etc... Love that place and hope to...More

2  Thank James J
Reviewed 16 May 2014

We choose Marcel for a late dinner since it was very close to our hotel. We were actually quite surprised to find there not only great atmosphere created by the friendly staff and local guests, but also some of the best tapas we had in...More

1  Thank malgorzatatomczyk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:30
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 03:00
07:30 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer de Santalo 42, 08021 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona
  • Phone Number: +34 932 09 89 48
  • E-mail
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