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#1,437 of 8,726 Restaurants in Barcelona


Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Catalan
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 23 June 2021 via mobile

This place is great. Food great. Service great & fun. Prices good. They will take care of you. Small so rsvp ahead. Just go!

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 17 June 2021

I have spent a evening with 2 friends where we had wonderful slow food tapas delivered with an premium service. The waiter had prepare for us a famous Catalan desert (pan-chocolate-aceite de olivas y sal) when it was not on the menu...I recommand anyone who...want to brings friends or couples that would love a private romantic evening.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 13 March 2021 via mobile

On our last four or five visits we could notice a suden downfall in food and service. The menu is not updated and the a la carte is very very limited. Portions are small despite high prices, even for the area. Every time we visit...there are many things on 86, making the offer even more limited. Service tries their best, but not friendly as before, you can feel an overall sense of detachment and indifference in the way they service their guests, with odd and long waiting times.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 17 March 2020

Great food and service....we'll be back next time thru. Two days was not enough time to visit this beautiful city.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 18 February 2020 via mobile

We originally intended to go to the famous restaurant across the street which had a huge line.. so we settled for this restaurant that had a free table. Service was so slow and unprofessional, it was so annoying. I ordered a dish with mashed potatoes,...cabbage and chorizo. It was bland. The jamon was of very good quality but this one plate costs like the rest of the meal. The spinach cannelloni was tasty but actually the filling felt a bit called and sauce was simmering hot. It arrived long after me and my daughter finished our portions. I do jot know if this was just a bad day or the usual experience in the restaurant.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 15 February 2020 via mobile

We came to this restaurant because we arrived to a nearby restaurant that was busy. When we arrived, the first thing I noticed that the tables outside in the garden is too small and too close too eachother, and to the other diners. The food...was just avrage. The service was the slowest and unkind that I have ever been seen in my life and I was in a lot of restaurants all around the world, and I have never been so upset in a restaurant. The ham was overly priced, and the other dishes was untasty. The waiter passed by our table which was very tiny so many times without taking away the empty plates. I ordered a spinach cannelloni which was the most tasty dish in the restaurant but the spinach in some parts was cold and it took more than 40 minutes that the dish was served, and after everyone finished there dishes!! This is the worst place I have ever been in my life and I will diss-recommend this place to everyone I know that is going to Barcelona.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 3 February 2020 via mobile

Had a great meal here on our last night in Barcelona. Really enjoyed the food and the service was really helpful. Food was a bit different from the standard Barcelona tapas and this made for a very enjoyable night sitting in their courtyard!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 1 January 2020 via mobile

Slow food experience in BCN. Very good food, excellent service and friendly staff. Good atmosphere. Will come back - often!

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 1 December 2019 via mobile

Loved it , well cooked food and really good vegetables! Would definitely come back when in Barcelona

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 25 October 2019 via mobile

Great food, great service. A friend recommended it and we were super happy about the outside terrace and the food! My GF that is vegetarian enjoyed very much!

Date of visit: October 2019
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El Mercader de L'Eixample is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5