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L'Amfora

#203 of 8,025 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Neighbourhood:
Montjuic
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Avenida del Parallel, 184 | Metro L3, ESPANA, 08015 Barcelona, Spain
+34 626 84 63 69
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Tuesday
Closed
Hours:
Wed - Mon 18:00 - 23:30
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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic meal, had some lovely oysters, followed by fish soup and a very generous salted sea bass. Marvellous meal couldn't fault it, service excellent. Miguel was very attentive. Nice lively atmosphere and newly refurbished.

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Thank MarkySandra
Irvine, California, United States
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
RESTAURANT'S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Juicy, flaky, and delicious. A house speciality! I highly recommend this dish and this restaurant! Owner, Oriol, was wonderful, got us a table on a very busy Sunday night.

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Province of Milan, Italy
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite long wait, but I think it's needed to cook a paella properly, the paella was excellent, never eaten one better! There were many, from sea paellas to chicken ones. Staff very kind and helpful, they speak many foreign languages.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice and calm place, the best paella and of course funny and nice service. I enjoy stay here. Thank you!

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On my last night in Barcelona I specifically sought out some great Paella. My boyfriend and I came in to L'Amfora after reading all the wonderful TA reviews. Overall, the experience was quite the let down. On a positive note, the staff was very friendly and pleasant. The restaurant is also nicely decorated. However, the paella is certainly not of... More 

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New England
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend of ours had been to Barcelona a few years back and recommended this place for their cod. We thought the food was good and worth the visit. We were a little surprised by the "pan con tomate" appetizer where you had to slice your own tomatoes (with no knife to do so) and rub the garlic on the... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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193 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite the fact, that, thanks to TA, this is now also a tourist spo, the restaurant has not lost in quality and my Spanish friends did agree that us was a wonderfull food.

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Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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252 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to L'Amfora after visiting museums in the area around 6PM ahead of most of the Saturday night dinner crowd. We were greeted cheerfully by Oriol who seated us quickly at a lovely table for two. After friendly banter with him and other members of the staff, my wife ordered lamb chops and I ordered cod Catalan style with... More 

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Ireland
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124 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended to eat here by Ryan on our hotel reception and we were so glad we took his advice, It is a lovely unpretentious little restaurant and the staff are so friendly. The food was really good although we only ate off the Tapas menu there were plenty of other dishes on the main menu. We let them... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was really pleased with the amazing service we received here from a young gentleman. We had ordered a mixed paella (thinking it only contained fish/seafood), which I quickly realised also contained meat as we were about to dig in. As I don't eat meat, I wanted to confirm with the waiter that we ordered the right paella - I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$107
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:30
Monday
18:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida del Parallel, 184 | Metro L3, ESPANA, 08015 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Raval
  • Neighbourhood: El Raval
  • Phone Number: +34 626 84 63 69
Description
Welcome to L'Amfora!Have an authentic catalan and mediterranean experience. Enjoy a beautiful maritim environment with your people while you savor our tapas selection, traditional paellas, exquisite grilled meats and the best fresh seafood from our tank.
We work with care and doour best to improve.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Montjuic

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Montjuic
Beyond the four columns standing guard at the Plaça Espanya, beyond even the extravagant and colourful fountains guiding your way up the boulevard, stands the impressive and towering structure of the Palau Nacional, the national museum. At this very spot in front of the cascades of the central fountain, Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe gave the performance of their lifetimes to welcome the 1992 Olympic Games to this magnificent city. And true to its anticipation, the games transformed the city, reimagining the mountain of Montjuic with the development of an arena, stadium, and many other sporting facilities that are open to visitors year-round. Surrounding the adjacent side of the plaza are well-established hotels catering to business guests and a shopping mall transformed out of a historic bullfighting arena.
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