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interesting place for the afternoon

I spend one afternoon in this bar workin' at my laptop and drinking coffee and beer. The price is... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
Marcolino S
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Macerata, Marche, Italy
Nice little find

We stumbled across this after going to the Boqueria market. There are tables in a courtyard, and... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2016
SarahfromAKL
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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3 Nov 2017
“interesting place for the afternoon”
1 Apr 2018
“Twice in one day! ”
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Carrer de la Junta de Comerc | Junta de Comercio 2, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
El Raval
+34 935 66 70 57
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We finally stopped at this great little dive after walking by every time we left our hotel. It was always packed with locals. Great juices for breakfast, house made vermouth with your tapas. Super yummy, glad we finally stopped in.

1  Thank vacationlovingjg
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent find! A little jewel of a tapas bar which is easy to miss. Tapas are excellent, patatas brava, anchovy tapas are highly recommended and there's another tapa which is toasted bread with anchovies, alioli and green peppers which is to die for. Service good...More

Thank Chris and Char
Reviewed 3 November 2017

I spend one afternoon in this bar workin' at my laptop and drinking coffee and beer. The price is very cheap, the atmosphere so nice. I loved the plug very useful to recharge my laptop, the strong wifi and the owner. I will come back...More

Thank Marcolino S
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across this after going to the Boqueria market. There are tables in a courtyard, and well priced tapas. We had a vermouth and a Patatas Bravas which was made with smoked paprika. Not traditional but one of the nicest we had in Barcelona

Thank SarahfromAKL
Reviewed 9 June 2016

I pass by the bar pretty often and stop by for a snack or coffee. It's just an average bar in Raval where you can have a quick bite or drink. Yesterday, I stopped by for a cafe and paid 50 euro bill since I...More

1  Thank Kobnuy
Bar M, Propietario at Bar Mendizabal, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2016
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Estimado cliente, me acuerdo de ti y de tu caso, ya que fui yo quien te atendió por la mañana....More

Reviewed 19 January 2016

We went to this bar after I found it on Trip Advisor and had seen on the internet it was a top secret gem in Barcelona. The bar is literally on the street and you can either stand outside against the bar or there is...More

Thank Kent_Jode
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

A great hole in the wall (literally) that makes you feel like a local in El Raval. Great choice of drinks, mouth-watering sandwiches (lamb, mango & rocket salad; yum!), great service - love it! Also perfect for a quick cortado & breakfast in the morning...More

Thank Shorteska
Reviewed 23 July 2014

We have stopped by at Bar Mendizabal many, many times and do like to sit down with a refreshing canjas or drink and watch people walking by. Also today, the waiter took our order perfectly well in English and he also came with our bill...More

1  Thank Msoderhall
Reviewed 12 November 2013

This is a great little bar selling inexpensive large measure drinks. Friendly staff, nice outdoor seating area where you can relax and chill out. My only regret is that I didn't try the food. I will definitely revisit here next time in Barcelona.

1  Thank joanne b
Reviewed 9 November 2013

walked by this place several times and it was always busy so we decided to try it. Had inexpensive beer and wine and delicious bocadillos. Great place, very local crowd. Highly recommended.

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El Raval
Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this
gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an
excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic
spots in the entire city. A sense of humble
authenticity protrudes from the many independent
record stores, second hand shops, and student bars
that seem to light up the streets day and night. The
rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day
...More
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