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Restaurante Tantarantana

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El Born / La Ribera
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C / Tantarantana 24, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 68 24 10
13:00 - 12:00
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Found this restaurant while wandering a side street in El Born area. Great find, because we enjoyed both the atmosphere and the food. We liked it so much, we chose to visit for another meal. We sat inside on our first visit, and outside at tables across the street during our second visit. We liked the open air dining, and... More 

Thank RoadLessTraveledx2
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135 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We spent 7 days in Barcelona and ate in a range of places. We concluded that the food in this place was the best. Had the fried little fish and the eggplant and I am now home half way around the world and still thinking about the meal here!!!

Thank petitmonde
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the old Barcelona city, this restaurant offers a nice choice of tapas at a good price. Staff is very efficient you can eat outside on a very calm plazza

Thank Fabrice V
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a meal here, cost €62 for 4 main courses and 1 starter and we all walked away hungry. Portions were tiny, smallest I think I have ever seen. On up the side setting was nice and service ok and what there was tasted all right but nothing amazing.

Thank Tom F
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122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here during our first day and had tapas. Expecting small dishes but the tapas were normal size entrees. The mussels were huge. Sat outside and they brough over a complimentary glass of Cava. The portions were so big that we had to cancel two dishes. A MUST GO!!!

Thank firstclass-TRIP
Langley, Canada
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service – in fact it’s so fast I couldn’t believe it. Food as excellent and reasonable priced. Staff is very friendly Location is prime – couldn’t wish for more in historic part of Barcelona

Thank Max66116
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

They kindly squeezed us in although the restaurant was pretty full. The food was fab - particularly loved the cod. The staff were brilliant with our daughter and really accommodating despite being busy, The jamon was delicious - in fact everything we ate and drank was really good!

Thank lhend0
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, wine and choice served by helpful and friendly staff in this busy resturant with inside, outside and upstairs seating

Thank mikparker
1 review
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We foudn this restaurant by chance and sat down at the terrace outdoor. The localisation is ideal, but drinks and food are overpriced for the quantity and the quality ! It might make your mouth water on the menu, but nothing special once in your plate really. I won't go back

Thank Solal B
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178 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We sat down at one of the three outside tables. One table was a couple of ladies having a glass of wine and the other was a single man waiting for something. We were asked what we wanted. I said "some drinks please." I was told "this is a restaurant, we serve food." I said "Ok, we'll have something to... More 

Thank Sebastian F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$38
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C / Tantarantana 24, 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 24 10
A special tavern featuring quality dishes and tapas in the Borne District. Fresh market and Mediterranean cuisine where you can taste delicious food from km0. This establishment has two terraces, one in the peaceful street Tantarantana and the other in the quaint square, Plaça Allada Vermell, perfect placement! - Specialties: Great tuna with "tasty" tomato Scrambled eggs with homemade potatoes and ham Salmon tartare with beet, mustard and tarragon butter - Open every day, from 1:00 pm to 12:00 am. Serves lunch and dinner.

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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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