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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Updated 30/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 30/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$19
CUISINES
Caribbean, Bar, Venezuelan, Central American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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El Born / La Ribera
0.2 miles from Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic)
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Reviewed 9 May 2021 via mobile

I discovered this place few years ago and it is fantastic if you want to try the best cocktails 🍹 and Latin food prepared with so much ❤️ love! My favourite food is Latin food and I tried so many places but Pura vida is...More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Marita M, Marketing at Pura Vida Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your very kind review. We are of course very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay while tasting our cocktails and latin food. We love to read that our guests are very satisfied - it's a great...More

Reviewed 19 April 2021 via mobile

The food is delicious as always (a MUST is nachos - no doubt best in Barcelona), also the cocktails are incredible as always 💗 Also Sandra and Kenny make everyone feel like home! We came on Sunday and also there was live music! Very recommend...More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Marita M, Marketing at Pura Vida Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2021

Dear Leva, It was really a great pleasure for us to welcoming you back to PURA VIDA and we were very happy to meet you. We are of course looking forward to see you again very soon. Very best regards Sandra & Kenny

Reviewed 19 April 2021

Great place, personnel really makes you feel welcome! Also had one of the tastiest nachos I have ever tried.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Marita M, Marketing at Pura Vida Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2021

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this kind review. We are of course very happy to read that you felt very welcome while tasting the nachos. Looking forward to welcoming you again very soon. Very best regards Sandra &...More

Reviewed 18 October 2020 via mobile

Definitely the best cocktail bar in Barcelona with an awesome Caribbean food choice. The place is super cozy, the service is lovely!! Looking forward to come back!!!!!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 21 August 2020

Lovey cocktail bar & latin tapas place. The menu has several carribean dishes, one of my favourite is the ceviche with mango, but please do not miss the tequeños as starter!!! Great variety of cocktails, ask for recommendations to the owners, they will make it...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 24 July 2020 via mobile

Finally found a place that has it all - delicious food (arepas, cachapas and táquenos), strong cocktails, upbeat music (house vibes) and super friendly atmosphere. If you are looking for a less touristic and special place - look no further :)More

Date of visit: July 2020
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maritameisinger, Marketing at Pura Vida Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2020

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review and to recommend PURA VIDA We are very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay while tasting our freshly prepared food and cocktails. It is also nice to read that...More

Reviewed 11 July 2020

Very friendly people, great service, awesome cocktails Highly recommended. One of the best in Barcelona overall Perfect for quality evenings

Date of visit: June 2020
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maritameisinger, Marketing at Pura Vida Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2020

Dear Nikos, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are of course very glad to read that you enjoyed your stay at PURA VIDA. Thank you for visiting us and please stay healthy! Very best regards Sandra & Kenny PURA VIDA COCTAILS

Reviewed 26 June 2020 via mobile

This is a very special place for my wife and I, cocktails and food are amazing and the cozy furniture on the second floor makes you feel at home. Kenny, Sandra and the rest of the staff are very kind, which makes the service even...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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maritameisinger, Marketing at Pura Vida Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2020

Dear Federico, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this very kind review. We are of course very glad to read that you felt very welcome at PURA VIDA while tasting our great cocktails and food. Looking forward to welcoming you again....More

Reviewed 25 June 2020

Hands down the most welcoming and cozy place in Barcelona! Kenny and Sandra are always wonderful and sweet! The cocktails are insanely delicious. A must try - nachos (or any other dish from the menu😉). Thank you for a wonderful evening ❤️More

Date of visit: June 2020
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maritameisinger, Marketing at Pura Vida Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2020

Dear Leva, Thanks a lot for writing this very nice review. We are of course very happy to read it because satisfied guests are always our greatest efforts. We are looking forward to welcoming you again very soon ! Stay well! Very best regards Sandra...More

Reviewed 16 May 2020 via mobile

An accidental find but what a find it was! Had a girls weekend away and stayed in the Gothic Quarter. Absolutely gorgeous and had this place right on our doorstep! The bar staff were lovely, very friendly and a great laugh. The atmosphere was fabulous...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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sandra313, Propietario at Pura Vida Cocktails, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2020

Hi Fiona, thank you so much for your review! For all restaurants and bars it is a difficult time and for us it is extremly motivating to recieve such a review ! It makes us want to be able to welcome you and your friends...More

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24 February 2019|
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Hi Cathy, yes of course it is perfectly fine to come just for some drinks. However, as our place is small and cozy we recommend that you book in advance in order to guarantee seating for your group. You can book by phone... More
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Hi Alice, Yes we do have cocktails without alcohol, on our website you can see our complete cocktail menu. See you soon
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Pura Vida Cocktails is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5