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La Cova Fumada

Calle Baluard, 56, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 21 40 61
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sardines” (34 reviews)
“calamari” (34 reviews)
“seafood” (33 reviews)
09:00 - 13:00 Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Calle Baluard, 56, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very loud and crowded, hars to find place to sit. But you get spanish feel here and ita fun to have tapas and beer next to the bar. Great la bombas!

Thank Liucija B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

No name door. Just red door with A4 printed their name. Full packed. Rustic. Straightforward. Don’t expect them to be chatty their busy. Order. Drink.Eat. Go thats what they do and that you too! My best garlic bread ever.addictive. They use garlic aioli instead of...More

Thank Jake O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy to find. Get there early as the locals know how good this place is and it opens at noon and closed nights. Very friendly and great food. Great value. A must visit If your looking for the real thing. Wow

Thank Aldo D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was always crowded as I was told. Got a place at the bar. Ate like the locals while standing. Service was quick and barman was friendly. The sardines and octopus were very fresh and tasty.

Thank HYWC
Reviewed 1 week ago

When there is a long line outside waiting for a table, with both locals and tourists, you know it must be good. The mood in this unique place is upbeat. The food, which includes various seafood tapas and other delights, is very fresh and well...More

1  Thank Sandy and Mark K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small,noisy, busy,scruffy restaurant that you have to queue for a seat and probably one the most memorable places I have ever eaten in. Staff really friendly and will help you choose your tapas from the limited menu. Food was basic but delicious as was the...More

1  Thank Tauntony
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very frendly and familiar place with delicious food. The right catalunya atmosphere. We can really recomand it. Thank you hombres! :)

Thank Klára V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small one room family run restaurant. It isn’t that hard to find, though it is a non descript restaurant front. You need to go inside and give your name and the number of people in your party to a tall thin man...More

1  Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With so many positive reviews on tripadvisors and the likes, this little place has been discoverd by tourists but has not yet driven locals totally away. I saw a good mix when i went earlier in the day but mostly tourists when I was there...More

Thank chandeb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great family run place with so good tapas, maybe on of the best seafood in barcelona. Servie is very friendly, so if you are close and wanna eat some delicious seafood thats your place, i ll be back!

Thank mary s
Originally a fisherman’s quarter, this quaint area
can’t escape its small village feel: laundry hanging
over the narrow streets, old ladies clamoring at each
other from their balconies and elder gentlemen playing
games on short wooden benches gossiping the day away,
Barceloneta could double as a film set. Artists line
the boardwalk displaying their magnificently detailed
sand structures making this the most visited beach in
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Victoria K
25 August 2018|
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katie g
16 July 2018|
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Response from Holly M | Reviewed this property |
I think they just do the same menu all day which is a tapas menu, I think I included a photo of it on my review if you look back
katie g
16 July 2018|
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Response from Steve J | Reviewed this property |
can’t speak to this with any certainty but I’ve heard the place is open earlier than other joints. I would not count on a different menu being in place, though they may have specials from the morning’s catch (until they are... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$39 - US$49
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:15
09:00 - 15:15
09:00 - 15:15
09:00 - 15:15
18:00 - 20:15
09:00 - 15:15
18:00 - 20:15
09:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Baluard, 56, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barceloneta
  • Neighbourhood: Barceloneta
  • Phone Number: +34 932 21 40 61
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