We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

American Soda

La Rambla 69 | near Liceu, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 18 60 77
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent1%
  • Very good10%
  • Average8%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible66%
27 Oct 2015
“a classic building, but a horrble tourist trap”
3 Jan 2015
Restaurant Hours
La Rambla 69 | near Liceu, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (236)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 138 reviews

Reviewed 27 October 2015

If you are looking for a restaurant, do not go in to this one. It is a tourist trap. Even if they gave you the food for free -- and they do not -- it would not be worth it.

1  Thank MinnesotaTim
Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

DO NOT GO !! We went in and figured out after a few minutes it's a tourists trap by looking at the prices and other peoples food and decided to leave ! Don't make the same mistake and just don't go in! Barcelona is amazing...More

Thank Sally_manneh
Reviewed 2 January 2015

It is a rip-off, pure and simple. Horrible. Go anywhere else instead of here. Be careful of your personal possessions.

Thank johnchappell2014
Reviewed 30 November 2014 via mobile

First meal in Barcelona what a mistake, waiter suggested most expensive food on the menu tapas that did not look good value. Asked two large beers they brought two litre glasses 10 euros each. Chose hamburger not good. Also waiter told us the bill did...More

1  Thank susan a
Reviewed 22 October 2014

From the outside it looked ok, and the menu was ok. However, the Food (steak) was a waste of Money. The staff was friendly, but it doesn't help when the food is bad. Avoid this tourist trap, and find a nice place in the old...More

Thank rhummels
Reviewed 22 October 2014

After a very busy day sight seeing my partner and I came accross this place and figured we would pop in for a light dinner. We ordered a Carbonara and a Burger meal. The food wasn't of a breathtaking standard but we didnt consider it...More

1  Thank Tom J
Reviewed 13 October 2014

Ok so maybe I'm fussy when it comes to steak, but I also know when to lower my standards. 14 of us ate here whilst on a stag party the majority of us having steak, my steak was the toughest most chewy steak that I...More

1  Thank S3Matt
Reviewed 10 October 2014

It is the most terrible place I've EVER seen. The food is poisonous, the waiters are untidy. the WC is soooo dirty, that it is better to go to the Market, it would be cleaner! The prices are very high (untasty and unsolty paella is...More

Thank blondiebun
Reviewed 9 October 2014

Me and my friend went there with our two teenage daughters. They ordered pasta but we ordered selection of tapas. The food was just okay but the chicken was descausting and raw. When we had finished eating my friend stood up from the table to...More

1  Thank Særún Lisa B
Reviewed 29 September 2014

The food in this restaurant is the lowest quality possible and very stingy on the ingredients, the tapas dishes aare terrible, the chicken paella is rather Indian biryani with chicken skin and bones only and lots of oil on rice!

Thank Mariam F
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
Nearby HotelsSee all 517 hotels in Barcelona
1,831 reviews
.06 km away
Be Ramblas Hotel
263 reviews
.10 km away
Hotel Barbara
596 reviews
.12 km away
Hotel Acta Mimic
2,957 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby Restaurants
My Fucking Restaurant
293 reviews
.15 km away
Pizza Circus
584 reviews
.16 km away
Chilango's Taqueria Barcelona
114 reviews
.13 km away
Doni Fresh Food
50 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby Attractions
Pabellon Mies van der Rohe
595 reviews
.21 km away
654 reviews
.20 km away
Avenida del Paralelo
70 reviews
.20 km away
Casa Doctor Genove
7 reviews
.04 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from American Soda staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Rambla 69 | near Liceu, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Raval
  • Neighbourhood: El Raval
  • Phone Number: +34 933 18 60 77
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing