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Arcano

#110 of 7,977 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
El Born / La Ribera
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Carrer dels Mercaders, 10 | Sant Pere - Santa Caterina I la Ribera, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 95 64 67
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Hooglede, Belgium
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last night searching for a non-tapas restaurant (not so easy in BCN) . Romantic place, good wine, delicious meat (order extra bread or patatas bravas if possible) . I had the filet and he melted in the mouth. Great desserts and after dinner drinks.

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Arcano R, Gerente at Arcano, responded to this review

Thanks for coming and for your comments. It has been our pleasure welcoming you, Cheers! More 

Peoria, Arizona
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
RESTAURANT'S FAVOURITE REVIEW
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We are here for Christmas Eve and loved it so much we came back again before our trip was over. Staff is friendly. Food was amazing and they had their own brew of beer that was excellent! Highly recommend! More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the most fantastic meal here to end my holiday in Barcelona, every course was full of a lot of flavour, I'd recommend the Argentine cut beef - quality cut full of flavour. The staff were so attentive, friendly and helpful, which just made the meal all the more enjoyable. Thank you Arcano, I would recommend this place to... More 

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1 Thank Andr3ab
Arcano R, Gerente at Arcano, responded to this review

Thanks for coming. Comments like yours will drive us forward and help us to give the best possible service to our clients. Thank you! Hope to see you soon ;) Cheers. More 

Richmond, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Managed to get a table for two in early evening although it is better to reserve to ensure placement. Food and wines were excellent could not fault it especially the steaks which we were advised was a speciality. Staff knowledgeable, accommodating and very polite. The steak was cooked perfectly as requested. Will definitely visit again next time in Barcelona and... More 

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Arcano R, Gerente at Arcano, responded to this review

Thanks for coming James! We hope you keep your promise and come back soon ;). Warm regards. More 

Islamorada, Florida
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76 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had arranged to meet friends here for dinner and though it was hidden away in an alley way, we all found it and it was a delightful dinner. We tried the sangria, loved it and ordered more as there were 6 of us. Everyone enjoyed their dinners while we talked and laughed with the staff. No one rushed us... More 

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1 Thank KTKEYSGAL
Arcano R, Gerente at Arcano, responded to this review

If you have enjoyed the "Arcano Experience", our goal has been met. Thanks for coming and for your comments. Hope to see you soon ;) Cheers More 

Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good wine list, very good grilled starters and probably best to stick to all things grilled. We made the mistake of ordering 'sorrentinos' (like raviolis) and they were unfortunately stodgy as were the accompanying sauces. Service and ambiance were good, so would still say it's worth giving it a go.

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Thank Maria T
Arcano R, Gerente at Arcano, responded to this review

Thank you for coming Maria. We work every day striving for the best service that our customers deserve.We will consider your feedback. Hope to see you soon. Kind regards More 

Jersey City, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious food, I had the steak w a fantastic mushroom cupcake and the sangria was one of best on my trip. Finally, had excellent service...highly recommend.

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Arcano R, Gerente at Arcano, responded to this review

It´s easy to deliver a good service when you love what you do. Thank you for coming and for your comments. Cheers! More 

Rome, Italy
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85 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have daily menu or you can chooes whatever you want. I enjoyed my meal here. The staff was very pleasant and the location is really beautiful and romantic!

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Arcano R, Gerente at Arcano, responded to this review

Thanks for coming and for your comments.Remember that you can follow our news and events on Facebook/arcanorestaurante. Hope to see you soon ;) Cheers More 

Algiers, Algeria
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322 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went here on spec for 7.30, they were booked til 11. Fine quality beef and nice wine. Expensive, but worth it.

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Arcano R, Gerente at Arcano, responded to this review

Thanks for coming Chris. It has been our pleasure welcoming you, Hope to see you soon ;) Cheers. More 

Barcelona, Spain
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this place due to my boyfriend's birthday and I'm very happy to come across to this restaurant. We highly recommend the Angus filet, so so good... The staff was very kindly and very professional. It's a gem hidden in the heart of the Born.

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Arcano R, Gerente at Arcano, responded to this review

Thanks for coming and for your comments ❤️. Hope to see you soon ;) Cheers More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$38
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Argentinian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer dels Mercaders, 10 | Sant Pere - Santa Caterina I la Ribera, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighbourhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 932 95 64 67
Description
Next to one of the main streets of Barcelona, Laietana track and a short walk from the central market of Santa Caterina, Arcane is the restaurant.Located in an old seventeenth-century barn, mark of beautiful Romanesque arched forms and stone walls that crown many of its spaces.The Mediterranean cuisine is an invitation to the traditional recipes of the coastal region from fresh and balanced dishes that will make your stay a real moment of joy and pleasure.Vegetables, meat and fish dishes are a real specialty Josper house you should not miss on your visit to Barcelona.Our extensive letter without being intended to be balanced, with meat imported from Argentina in vacuum packaging, preserving its taste and quality, pastas and homemade pies, grilled cheese, salads with touches of the house, fresh fish and desserts.At noon, the market offers an elaborate menu with excellent value for money. The restaurant has a private event booked, "winery" intimate and cozy space.And if you just want tapas and peck at the bar have an interesting proposal for this purpose, from fried eggs to escalibada coca bread.And after dinner, nothing better than enjoying our cocktails in a relaxed atmosphere and good music.Oh and if you can not be disconnected from the world, do not worry, we have wifi!

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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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