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La Manual Alpargatera

Carrer d'Avino 7, Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 01 01 72
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A letdown experience

Poor service in addition to being extremely crowded. Fortunately, I didn't have to wait too long... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
San Francisco, California

Read about this for a must stop to buy espadrilles! Well worth the 1.5 hour wait to try on and buy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elyse F
San Francisco, California
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  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 13:30, 16:30 - 20:00
Carrer d'Avino 7, Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
+34 933 01 01 72
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Poor service in addition to being extremely crowded. Fortunately, I didn't have to wait too long after I got my number to be helped. However, the salesperson couldn't be bothered when I tried asking if they had other styles in leather other than the few...More

Thank USCgirlie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Read about this for a must stop to buy espadrilles! Well worth the 1.5 hour wait to try on and buy. Packed shop but great. Plan on being patient.

Thank Elyse F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went at a busy time, yet once I was helped, I had the full unhurried attention of my attendant. She made many a trip to find a pattern and color combo that I liked and did it cheerfully. Once you've found what you want,...More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 28 April 2017

A place where zapatos are still handmade, even if you don't want to buy shoes it's worth a visit but as soon as the shop opens it's doors you have to take a ticket to queu as there is so much people visiting it! 5...More

Thank Steph T
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We expected lots of people in the small shop. But there were only a view. So enough time to try different models on. The staff was very friendly and patient with my teenage daughter until she found the right shoes. Wide range of models.

Thank snowrover
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

La Manual Alpargatera is THE place to buy hand sewn espadrilles in Barcelona. If they don't have your size or color, they can make them within an hour. The ladies who work in the store are very helpful and pleasant. We visited mid-morning on a...More

Thank Mary J
Reviewed 19 March 2017

If you are looking for Espadrilles this is the place for you. The walls are lined floor to ceiling with every color and size. We bought several, high heels, low heels, several different colors, and prints. They are authentic, someone is making them right in...More

Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 4 March 2017

How does anyone go here and buy only 1 pair of shoes? I bought two pair with the help of a very kind and knowledgeable sales person. Prices range from 12 euro to at least 60 euro. There are shoes for women mainly, also kids...More

Thank MissCaryn
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Had heard about the this through reading other tripadvisors reviews and was pleasantly surprised. The store itself was quiet the day my sister and I visited and the service was wonderful. There are a myriad of choices and both of us found it very hard...More

Thank Kristina B
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We passed this place a few times while walking around aimlessly in the Gothic Quarter but they close for siesta and reopen after 4pm. My husband (who I would not consider the shopper between us) actually asked me to take him here to buy some...More

Thank Artemis927
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this
picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of
Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days
under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War
with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and
authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be
thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas
brought to life by the many small bars and local
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