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Absenta Bar

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
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Local absinth bar near the beach

Small, atmospheric place. Seems to be local but tourists are welcome as well, guy at the bar are... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Tatiana Z
via mobile
Абсентная атмосфера

atmosphere bar, cozy place, good cocktails, good bartenders. Had a great time with friends. I... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Юлия З
Verhnyaya Pyshma, Russia
via mobile
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4 Oct 2018
“Local absinth bar near the beach”
4 Oct 2018
“Абсентная атмосфера”
Absent Bar,It's well known to be the most beautiful and old bar in the Barceloneta neighborhood. With it's antique lamps and paintings made from local artists. Here you can find and infinite world of conversations. we offer the best Blues and Jazz...more
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Carrer San Carles 36, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 21 36 38
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Small, atmospheric place. Seems to be local but tourists are welcome as well, guy at the bar are rather friendly and helpful.

Thank Tatiana Z
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

atmosphere bar, cozy place, good cocktails, good bartenders. Had a great time with friends. I recommend!

Thank Юлия З
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is a great joint right off the beach that has plenty of outdoor seating and some indoor seating among the decor. The inside was very quiet as most of the guests wanted to sit outside. The staff spoke great English and the bartender took...More

Thank Construct37
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Stopped in here since it looked cozy, welcoming to tourists, but definitely a local's joint. Will be frequenting here. Service is friendly!

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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

This bar has an outstanding history of Absinthe with cool archives and atmosphere. Our bartender was very kind and patient since we only speak English. I highly recommend this bar to visit when in Barcelona! Great vibe!!

Thank mothersalon
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Very strong cocktails and they taste great! Try the 89% absenth if you're brave enough!! Nice atmosphere and and not far from the beach.

Thank Eddie R
Reviewed 25 May 2017

If in the mood for a comfortable neighborhood bar with good people watching, there's a bar called Absenta in the Barceloneta area, couple of blocks from the beach. Don't miss it.

Thank CarolR2961
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Warm art nouveau bar that makes their own absinthe and the cocktails are amazing (and quite strong!). Thank you for your hospitality!

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Was taken here by a crazy Scotsman that lives in the area. The bartender was very friendly and explained all of their absinthe.

1  Thank adamhayes1982
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Barcelona is blessed with many great restaurants, bars, clubs so making up ones mind on where to go is a difficult decision. Absenta Bar has become a staple destination on late night rambles. It is in a great neighbourhood, provides fantastic service and has a...More

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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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