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€€ - €€€, Mediterranean, European
Marie Heinekenplein 30, 1072 MH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 470 4144
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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Marie Heinekenplein 30, 1072 MH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday night at 8:30 and got a table right away. We ordered a paella, two tapas and a beef tenderloin with sangria between the three of us. It took 45 minutes for our food to arrive when people that got there...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a great light dinner at Barca on our first night in Amsterdam. I had a seafood bisque that was excellent, and my wife had "the best tomato soup ever"! The server was really helpful in making suggestions of items that...More

Thank LenBH
Raymond V, Eigenaar at Barca, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hello LenBH, Great to read you have had a nice experience at Barca. Hopefully we will see you again in the future in Amsterdam! Regards, Ray

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Reviewed 26 January 2018

I didn't have dinner at Barca for quite some time, until recently I got tipped off by a friend, saying that I should go since they hired a new chef. I am spoiled when it comes to food and I can honestly say that I...More

Thank Laura A
Reviewed 17 January 2018

The new menu is really great. I went for dinner with my boyfriend and I had the lobster as a starter. The lobster was perfectly cooked and very tender. Served with very tasty garnishes. As my main course I had the steak. Crispy on the...More

Thank Sophie P
Raymond V, Eigenaar at Barca, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Hello Sophie, we are insainly happy with your review!! We have been working really hard on our new menu and it was a bumpy road to get here. It is also something different what people know us for. Very happy to read you liked it....More

Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Food was hearty but not the tapas you get in Spain: patatas bravas was in fact chips with tomato coloured mayonnaise: the chorizo with shallots and red wine were simply swimming in their own oil: chose a Monastrell and although the Gloria Crianza was nice...More

Thank Sian H
Raymond V, Eigenaar at Barca, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Dear Sian, we are very sorry to hear that in your experience you are disappointed in some of the food items. We will evaluate your comments about the food. The Glorieta Crianza is a Monastrell, Tempranillo and Cabernet. You can find it on the internet...More

Reviewed 29 December 2017

Walked by this place when visiting the hotel surroundings. The restaurant is in the heart of the Heinekenplein square. The service is good and the waitress were friendly and helpful. Food was good, fresh taste. My only downside was to taste a bit of curry...More

Thank Gill B
Raymond V, Eigenaar at Barca, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Hello Gill B, Thank you for your kind review. We very much appreciate it! In the meantime we serve a new menu, so when you are still (or coming back some day) in town pay us a visit! Regards, Ray

Reviewed 20 December 2017

Food quality is good. Sangria is very good. Paella is so-so, not that amazing. Tapas quantity and quality is good. Had octopus, was very well done. Drinks are moderately priced and good.

Thank Arnab S
Raymond V, Eigenaar at Barca, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Dear Arnab S, thank you for your kind words! Regards, Ray

Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

This is the worst paella in the world, in Catalonia is not the same, it’s very bad this paella in this restaurant, you shoudn’t take it.

Thank Maria P
Raymond V, Eigenaar at Barca, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Dear Maria P., we are sorry you were not satisfied with your paella. We will use your review to evaluate. Thank you for letting us know. Regards, Ray

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Nice tapas bar, slightly bling. Food prices reasonable, quality good and chilled environment. Good service, would return.

Thank bhrdg
Raymond V, Eigenaar at Barca, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Dear bhrdg, Thank you so much for your kind words. We very much appreciate your review. Regards, Ray

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We were 11 people and they considered us a group!!! The restaurant was almost empty but they did not want to be seated as regular clients and select from the menu... we were asked to choose from a fix menu! And what is worse is...More

Thank Lucia D
Raymond V, Eigenaar at Barca, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Dear Lucia D., We can see that you and two fellow Tripadvisorusers have marked us with a 1-star review. Of course we would have rather had a total of three 5-star reviews instead..... .... if you would just have given us the chance to come...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marie Heinekenplein 30, 1072 MH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > De Pijp
  • Neighbourhood: De Pijp
  • Phone Number: +31 20 470 4144
  • E-mail
Barça is a trendy bar-restaurant located at the Marie Heinekenplein in the pipe. One of the most lively entertainment district of Amsterdam. Barça is known for its large sun terrace.You can enjoy many specialties such as Spanish tapas, and montaditos Tostados, but also select from an extensive lunch and a la carte menu. Naturally the Spanish wines and cavas (Catalan sparkling wine) do not, they are even well represented!
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