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JJ Restaurante

#1,996 of 7,972 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
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Mallorca, 18-20, 08014 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 26 16 84
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Went here three times as it was so easy, just over the road from Expo. Tapas and main meals excellent and not expensive. €11 for a gorgeous bottle of rose wine, so we had plenty of those! Friendly staff who made you feel welcome, would highly recommend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing food with amazing service. Well worth a visit and tried the 4 year aged ham, cut and served table side. Steak tartar table side was also a treat.

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Thank Carrie G
Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

great food and service with a very kindly staff. absolutely recommended for business and also for any other kind of vis it excelent quality

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Solothurn, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2014

We came here just by walking by. It was a spontanious decision. From the outside it looked not to overwelming, but the authentic Food and especially the fish we had was very good. Once back in Barcelona I would return to this Location. It was a pleasure.

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Thank Steve188076
Barcelona, Spain
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48 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2014

Modest look from the outside, but a solid meal in a correct environment. Prices are not cheap, but ingredients seem (and taste) first quality. Boquerones are a highly recommended starter because of the performance by the owner when preparing them in front of the costumers.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2014 via mobile

Perfect place for eating the real Spanish food with a lovely atmosphere and a really lovely owner. Thank you for the wonderful experience. Alessia

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2014

Went to this restaurant on september and it is the best restaurant I have ever went! The attention made me feel like home and the food was more than fresh! I dont regret the price I paid and the calories I consumed!! You HAVE to come!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2014

Went to this restaurant last year. Food was terrible and incredibly over priced. The place was empty apart from one table of equally angry customers. Ordered some prawns and squid - when it arrived there was very little on the plate. We both had a soft drink each and the bill was over €100. Avoid!

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Zichron Yaakov, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

It's a little off the touristy track, but we had a good experience. The food is very good, but their specialty is the Boquerones (anchovies). Make sure you order this dish, and then sit back and enjoy the show ...

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Shrewsbury
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2013

As we were staying in the Expo hotel opposite JJ and going by previous reviews we decided to try this restaurant. Our main problem was that nowhere opens to eat until 8pm and we prefer to eat earlier than that (also we had been up since 6am that morning so were tired) We were the only ones in there and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mallorca, 18-20, 08014 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona
  • Phone Number: +34 934 26 16 84

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