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El Japones del Tragaluz

#975 of 7,627 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Eixample
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Passatge de la Concepcio, 5, 08008 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 87 25 92
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Today
20:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 16:00
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 20:00 - 23:30
Sun - Sat 13:00 - 16:00
Thu - Sat 20:00 - 00:00
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77 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice street between Gracia and rambla catalunya. Ended up her because my friend went here before. Fancy place and location, food choice is good with some chef specials, some of the dishes we had where good other where soso, the spicey tuna was nice and so is the curry chicken. I found it here too expensive for the quality, people... More 

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Thank Rob S
Presov, Slovakia
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent authentic Japanese food. Fresh ingredients. Suitable for lunch and dinner. I can recommend for all sushi lovers. Always happy to go to eat when visiting the city.

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Thank Martin_Kundrat
Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

El Japones is a modern restaurant near Passeig de Gracia. It is a must if you would like to try classic japanesse dishes with an innovative touch. Recomendations: steak tartar, gyozas, fried rice. Although it is a little bit expensive is worth going once in a while.

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Thank Clara T
Barcelona, Spain
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

El japones is definitevely my favourite japanese restaurant thanks to smart design, layout organisation, great food and ambience! I would definitevely recommend green tea mochis, just cannot get enough of them!

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Thank JordiP_Barcelona
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

El Japones might not be the n1 japanese restaurant in Barcelona but for sure a top 5 with a great balance of quality/price, very modern

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Thank Joan C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We went to El Japones because a friend recommended. Generally, it was an okay meal, but not the kind of meal you would pay 70 euros for. Varied Sushi and Sashimi plate that didn't impress, two different kind of yakisoba that tasted the same because of the overdose of strong soy sauce, and an acceptable ration of boiled green beans... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

If u are looking for a sublime culinary experience then this is the one - the best sushi and the green tea noodles are superb. Save space for dessert though as the White chocolate mousse and chocolate maki rolls are delicious

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

First time in the new location. Food with the same great taste. Decoration refined and modern. Loved the wine as well. Definitely will come back!

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Thank aglez23
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

I went to el japonés with my boyfriend, we wanted to celebrate my birthday by enjoying a great lunch. This restaurant wasn't the right choice. Even though it's quite pricy the quality of the food is really poor. Some of the dishes had a nice presentation but turned out to be a poor culinary experience. Guys the sushi was just... More 

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Thank ClaraLii
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

I had such a great time in this restaurant. It was one of my favourite places when I used to do an internship in Barcelona 8 years ago. It is now on the other side of the street but the quality is still amazing. The manager was so welcoming, talking to me about a recipe I loved (unique Japanese pizza)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$23 - US$43
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
Monday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
Thursday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Friday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Saturday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Passatge de la Concepcio, 5, 08008 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Eixample
  • Neighbourhood: Eixample
  • Phone Number: +34 934 87 25 92
Description
Open kitchen. Long, shared wooden tables. Innovation: ceviches, sushi and natural charcoal Japanese barbecue bar to prepare kusiyaki.

Dynamic and high quality oriental food, at reasonable prices.

Varied menu, where the kushiyaki (skewer grilled), the extremely light sushi and sashimi triumph

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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