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Passeig Isabel II 14 | Pla del Palau, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 19 30 33
13:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 01:00
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57 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nothing special about the place, over rated, slow service and typically made for tourist walking by...

Thank Chris K
Neuchatel, Switzerland
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My friend and me were searching for a good restaurant for a paella and this restaurant pop up in a few websites. The service was ok and the waiters were nice. However this was the worst paella that I have ever had! Way too salty and tasteless! The worst part of the dinner was the bill! In addition to the... More 

Thank Kanchi6
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice old restaurant in barceloneta! We had a paella and enjoyed a lot. The service was good and the white wine is a must. I'll be back soon!

Thank Alessio M
Tucson, Arizona
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The concierge at our hotel recommended this restaurant to us, but since we were a little jetlagged from our trip from the US to Barcelona the day before, we did not make an advance reservation, unsure that we'd be up to honoring it. We figured we'd go there when we felt up to it and were ready to eat. In... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my adult daughter here for lunch on a recent trip to Barcelona so she could experience the "best paella in Barcelona". It's a lovely well-appointed space oozing with old charm and credibility. The wait staff was friendly and accommodating. We started with some green salads that were fresh and beautifully presented. The red sangria was near perfect. The... More 

Thank Tracy J
newport beach, ca
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I never leave reviews but in this particular case I felt that people need to know the reality behind the 4 star restaurant rating.. We saved our last dinner to be paella dinner. We looked to find the best paella restaurant in town and this one came up. First we were told the waiting is 45min-1h, we put our name... More 

Thank sunshine0816
Mytholmroyd, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had done ourselves in through walking for miles along the sea front, it was great but time had come to sit, relax and eat!! We had been caught in a tourist trap the night before and eaten very average food. So we were on the look out for a serious paella, authentic and memorable. We found it at 7... More 

Thank julie c
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried 2 varieties of paella : the Squid ink paella and the Seafood & meat paella. The paella was good and not salty as some of the other place we ate in Spain .

Thank TravelBugMalaysia
Angeles City, Philippines
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Paella negra. We ordered one that was good for 2 but it fed 3 of us easily. We also ordered the clams in white wine & lemon sauce and the giant asparagus. We had this with a nice bottle of vino blanco from rioja. We spent about €30 each for everything!

Thank avsnep
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a good looking restaurant with fairly good Spanish dishes. The prices are slightly high, but wouldn't expect less from a place where many very important Spanish people had had a meal in it. Still, I was expecting much much more from the service, the waiter took like 15 minutes to get to the table and he was somewhat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$38 - US$48
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Passeig Isabel II 14 | Pla del Palau, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barceloneta
  • Neighbourhood: Barceloneta
  • Phone Number: +34 933 19 30 33
Opening its doors in 1836 to begin offering over 150 years of excellence, Restaurant de les 7 Portes is truly the most classic of Barcelona's eating places. Here, you can enjoy the finest Catalan cooking in an intimate setting or in one of the spacious banquet halls, accompanied by Spain's best wines and "cavas" (sparkling wines) from the well-stocked cellar. The restaurant is housed in the Pòrtics d'en Xifré, a building declared a national monument and the first place in Barcelona where running water was installed. In 1942, it became the property of Paco Parellada, founder of one of the foremost dynasties of restaurateurs in all of Catalonia.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Barceloneta

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Originally a fisherman’s quarter, this quaint area can’t escape its small village feel: laundry hanging over the narrow streets, old ladies clamoring at each other from their balconies and elder gentlemen playing games on short wooden benches gossiping the day away, Barceloneta could double as a film set. Artists line the boardwalk displaying their magnificently detailed sand structures making this the most visited beach in the city (the shirtless men working out might help too). You’ll know by the delicious aroma that you're in the right place to try some of the best and most authentic seafood including paella, Spain’s national dish.
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