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Mercat Princesa

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El Born / La Ribera
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Flassaders, 21, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 68 15 18
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13:00 - 00:00
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Sun 00:30 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 13:00 - 00:00
Fri 13:00 - 00:30
Sat 00:30 - 00:30
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Southborough, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here on a recommendation. I have never been in this style of tapas restaurant before. In a series of rooms there are kitchens serving a variety of foods. I could not taste from each kitchen, but what I had was superb. The chips with eggs and elvers were fantastic. The anchovies were delightful. The crockets with gorgonzola and... More 

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Thank Johnwpf
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place but the atmosphere wasn't as uplifting as we were expecting from reviews. We shared a Burrito which was really tasty probably the best thing, we then had the 3 cheese croquettes which were good but you wouldn't want very many, we also had the prawn and chicken skewers - chicken didn't seem cooked, and then the chicken strips... More 

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Thank Elaine L
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109 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to spend some time eating a tapas like food. You by drinks in the bar and then you can by small dishes at different food bars to your liking. You find more than the ordinary Spanish tapas, you can find dumplings and sushi, different skewers, croquettes, scrambled egg dishes and much more. You can eat here quite a... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at around 7:30 on a Friday night, it was very quiet, but did liven up around 9 and stayed busy until the early hours. There are food stations around the main hall and near the entrances. We tried about 5 or 6 and on the whole the food was fine, nothing amazing, but not bad value for money... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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568 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

This place is so cool! The best way for me to describe it is like a very classy food court. It's basically and indoor market with many different food vendors selling meals. They are very cool and you should make sure to get here!

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Thank StefJax
Barcelona, Spain
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The place is beautiful. However you come here to eat, and being a foodie, I was very disappointed about the food. Maybe new shops?

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Thank Sol F
Barcelona, Spain
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Tried 3 different shops.. Croquet, sushi, and Spanish. Croquets were cold. Sushi was not fresh and wasabi didn't taste like it, wasn't even "spicy"... Hard to order. Never again.

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1 Thank Pablogeo
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164 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Fairly rustic, communal seating for all of the eating establishments but it fits the style very well. There's a good choice of palates well-catered to, too. The atmosphere is a very positive 'smooth jazz' style.

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Thank Sebastian F
Ukraine
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51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

It's interesting experience but difficult to understand what to do and how to pay. No information in English. There are different counters (mexican food, burgers, salads, pizza, suchi, desserts etc) and you come and pick what you want, order this meal, paying and get check and infromation what time to come and take it (5-10 minutes). Then you come, show... More 

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The Netherlands
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the tapas over there. I could choose from any type of food: sea food, meat, pizza etc. and everything was tasty ! For sure will come back

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$71
Cuisine
Japanese, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
00:30 - 23:00
Monday
13:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 00:00
Thursday
13:00 - 00:00
Friday
13:00 - 00:30
Saturday
00:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Flassaders, 21, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighbourhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 932 68 15 18

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ZAGREB
6 months ago
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few places that live and breathe such exciting energy regardless of the time of day. This neighbourhood seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants ranging from fancy Michelin-star establishments to trendy fusion restaurants. Here you'll find historical and cultural attractions such as the popular Picasso Museum and the Gothic cathedral La Santa Maria del Mar, where you just might be able to catch a traditional Catalan wedding.
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