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Bar Canete

#218 of 7,893 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
El Raval
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Carrer de la Unio, 17, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 70 34 58
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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283 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my wife love the authentic nature of this tapas bar, the staff are very friendly and helpful, turkey enjoy their well prepared dishes and authentic seafood choices Great and cozy is the least to say.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is, according to our concierge the only place to eat in Ramblas. It was everything you need to have in a local restaurant. Locals, quirky staff and fresh yummy food. Fish of the day was to die for. Don't forget to wander around the amazing food market next door.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very similar to bar central in the market. Much better quality especially the baby suckling pig of the bone. When it's gone it's gone

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Zurich, Switzerland
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545 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

another great place for some smaller or bigger food... always busy and after 9PM almost mission impossible without booking or a longer waiting time. smart and friendly staff behind the bar, a mixed crowd of locals and tourists on the bar. whatever you order will be fine, at least there was nothing to disappoint us. the tuna tartar is delicious.

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Addlestone, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were asked to leave our seats at the bar, our replacements were regulars. Not a good experience. Very disappointed.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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225 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was told this was the best tapas bar in Barcelona, and so far I have no reason to doubt this. The style is very traditional as we sat at the long bar and were served by apron-clad waiters. The service was very personable and professional, but obviously it is really about the food....which really was fantastic. Fresh fish is... More 

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Ubud, Indonesia
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130 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Going back to a time when waiters were dressed in white jackets.. They have the classic tapas with their own unique twist to it. Come after 8pm for the freshly caught shrimps Lots of goodies on the mains

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's just amizing. Great food, great people. I dont even like mariscos, but i've eaten a lot here, And it was AMIZING!!!

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It took my wife and I almost 2 years to discover Barcelona's best tapas restaurant. Don't look for other places, this is where you want to go. It has it all: nice setting, great service and fabulous food. They serve the usual tapas but simply much better with top ingredients and great preparation. Love sitting at the bar. Could not... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant on a cold and wet day sightseeing in Barcelona, our hotel recommended us to go for authentic tapas not the frozen tapas that you find on las ramblas everywhere... Food was exquisite...some of the best tapas I've ever had...even if it wasn't on the menu all you have to do is ask and they will do... 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
01:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
01:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
01:00 - 00:00
Thursday
01:00 - 00:00
Friday
01:00 - 00:00
Saturday
01:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer de la Unio, 17, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Raval
  • Neighbourhood: El Raval
  • Phone Number: +34 932 70 34 58

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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El Raval
Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic spots in the entire city. A sense of humble authenticity protrudes from the many independent record stores, second hand shops, and student bars that seem to light up the streets day and night. The rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day forum for bohemian youth, abuzz with the sights and sounds of late-night gatherings and talented skateboarders showing off their latest tricks.
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