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Bar Pinotxo

#230 of 7,774 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Neighbourhood:
El Raval
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Rambla, 91. Mercat de la Boqueria, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 17 17 31
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06:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Sat 06:00 - 16:00
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London, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You can go anytime between 7 am and 16 pm. The tapas and little plates are really fantastic!! The owner is a real character, always laughing, friendly and knowing after a couple of words with you, what would you like best!!! Good coffee and reasonable prices.

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Thank Pablo R
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered pretty much everything that we saw on the counter and loved every single dish! There were two other groups in front of us and the waitress did a great job of being aware of open seats and keeping the line moving quickly in very high stress environment.

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Thank Jamie P
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Busy bar; great location in the market; I sat next to a lovely Spanish couple who helped with the language as Mr Pinotxo's English wasn't great - but then my Spanish isn't so no issue with that! I wish I could have eaten more and if I'd been in Barcelona longer I would definitely have gone back.

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Thank lorettaclark
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The first thing to call my attention was the big smile of one of those attendant ( the older one). If you go there, just ask for a xuxo and a cup of coffee. Believe me. Simple and good!

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Thank Nathieli S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bar Pinotxo became a regular during my trip to Barcelona. Get there early or before the mid-day rush at 11 am. Food and service are excellent.

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Thank Nick G
Sydney, Australia
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233 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wifey & I had a wonderful experience here. We had to wait 10 minutes to get a couple of seats, but it was worth the wait. Great to sit at the bar & watch the staff working away frantically producing all the various meals. We had fresh oysters, steamed clams, steamed lobster, steak & salad, minced pork mixed with mushrooms... More 

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Thank RKHOOKER
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Its right near the entrance and we went based on the amazing reviews on TA and it didnt dissapoint! We grabbed beef stew, lamb chops, prawns and the house speciality, chickpeas with black pudding - absolutely amazing and highly recommend the chickpeas dish! With two drinks, total was €30 - excellent value! Highly recommend!

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Thank shabm7
Chester, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Been meaning to visit this Barcelona icon for years. Finally managed to get two stools at the bar. The food is obviously fresh, local and superb! What really makes this place is the fantastic staff. Grab a drink, order some tapas and watch the world go by, you'll love it!

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Thank ShakaP
Paris, France
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I would recommend this place. It's Yummy! We had the following: Grilled Shrimp - definitely a must, although I find this dish very expensive Grilled lobster - Nothing special, I don't really recommend this. It's 25 euro. Baby octopus with beans - a must try. Yum! Beef stew - nothing special about this. We made a mistake on this one.... More 

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Thank tinyfroggiejunk
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76 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Pinotxo is one of the first booths in the lovely Mercado de la Boqueria on Las Ramblas (one of the best markets in the world). We ventured here on a recommendation for good coffee at 6 am. The coffee was the best ever and the darling gentleman serving has probably been working there forever. They make a delicious breakfast of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
06:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 16:00
Thursday
06:00 - 16:00
Friday
06:00 - 16:00
Saturday
06:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rambla, 91. Mercat de la Boqueria, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Raval
  • Neighbourhood: El Raval
  • Phone Number: +34 933 17 17 31

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighbourhood Profile
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 forum for bohemian youth, abuzz with the sights and sounds of late-night gatherings and talented skateboarders showing off their latest tricks.
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