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“Overrated”

La Manual Alpargatera
Ranked #19 of 321 Shopping in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
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Jakarta
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Overrated”
Reviewed 25 October 2013 via mobile

We knew this shop from website and made a lot of effort to visit this shop. We were disappointed when arriving there as the shoes collection (especially for man) was very very limites and the shopkeepers were not helpful. Maybe this is because we came a bit late and the shop was ready to close.

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Columbus
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Just okay”
Reviewed 10 October 2013 via mobile

Nice shoes and original to Spain but horrible customer service. Was the only customer in the shop but the woman acted like I was horrible for stopping in. Fun item to take home with you but dont go expecting saks!

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Memphis, Tennessee
Level 5 Contributor
83 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Shoes!!!”
Reviewed 29 December 2012

Interesting place.... I stopped by and thought it was a unique shop. The store consisted of handmade espadrilles... I couldnt quite get my size right and they didnt fit my feet correctly. The customer service was a bit lacking and not very helpful. I wanted to bring some back for souveneirs but I couldnt quite get the European shoe sizes right and was afraid to waste money. If you love espadrilles you need to visit this shop because they do have good bargains.

Visited December 2012
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“espadrilles.”
Reviewed 12 September 2012

this place should not be so low on the shopping list. four cats is awesome. but it is a restaurant. you can buy a meal. not, for example, shoes. here: you can buy shoes. I bought seven pair. they are light and pack well and made great gifts. you will be waited on, but they do not speak english in the shop. figure out the Catalonian expressions for what you need and write them down to bring with you. if you are a perfect half size (I am) this can be a frustrating trip because they have none and you have to figure out what fabrics may stretch. whole sizes will be psyched here. your friends and family at home will be very psyched--so ask their sizes too.

Visited September 2012
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San Francisco
Level 6 Contributor
189 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Espadrille heaven”
Reviewed 11 August 2012

This is the place to go to buy espadrilles. It's a showroom with the factory in back. Pull a number and wait for a friendly saleperson to show you their stock. Reasonable prices. If you love espadrilles, this is the place.

Visited July 2012
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