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Carrer Gran de Gracia, 81, 08012 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 18 42 30
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Carrer Gran de Gracia, 81, 08012 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I came here with my family with two kids. A waitress suggested for us to order three seafood rices and then tried to force me, even when I rejected it multiple times. She was only stopped when another waiter told us that the platter and...More

Thank jimmy w
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

When I was in Barcelona last December while leading a tour group, I went to take a dinner at Botafumeiro restaurant. It was actually recommended to me by the hotel concierge on my previous visit, and I had promised myself that I would return one...More

5  Thank olevia_explorer
Reviewed yesterday

I sat at the bar with a friend, we ate lots of different things all were fantastic, I loved the buñuelos, the pulpo, the Vieira, the salad, the wine, the potatoes... the desserts! todo estaba buenísimo, el vino también, los camareros muy atentos y sus...More

Thank familiapughcor
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great environment and very good Spanish food! The "cazuela" was very good as well as the traditional Paella. Prices well above average but it deserves! Recommended!

Thank Juan L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice experience! The quality if the food, the service and the environment is excellent. I strongly recommend the place if you want to taste high quality food. The interaction with the service people in the Bar is really fantastic. Volveremos seguro!!

Thank Nacho P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came here at the recommendation of just about everyone. When we arrived was seated at furthest table where 2/3 of us faced wall. Asked to be reseated and was - at that hour lots of empty tables. Ok then..waiters were nice, we got bread and...More

Thank traxnyc
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our concierge at our hotel recommended this as the best seafood in Barcelona. It couldn't be further from the truth. We entered the restaurant and it is very beautiful. We were expecting better based on the beauty of the restaurant and and how highly recommended...More

Thank Les S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is truly beautiful. An incredible culinary sequence of Galizia based on very fresh and rare fish. The service is fast and very professional, in particular, our server Wendy was outstanding in her way of describing to us the dishes and in her serenity...More

Thank Diegole58
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful decorated restaurant with professional staff made a good impression of the entire visit. We were very pleased with the food we got. Even though we ordered just a bottle of wine, main course and a coffee, they gave out free "starters" (bread, olives and...More

Thank TuristensKlagande
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant, while nice, is not as good as its prices and reviews may indicate. I admit this may have been an issue with what we ordered in particular, as our appetizers and desserts were very good. However, our main course was a serious letdown,...More

Thank jm_good_44
Gracia literally stands out from the pack. It used to
be an independent town until late into the 19th
century. Though it’s just a short commute away from
the centre, a visit here feels like you’re in a whole
different city. The bohemian vibe has drawn many
international artists to this area, resulting in a
wide selection of galleries, live music and artsy
boutique stores. The nightlife is centered around the
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Response from MonchosBcn | Property representative |
We don't have children menu but you can come with your kids whiout problem.
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Response from botafumeirobcn | Property representative |
Yes, our meat is delicious too! Regards, CM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 69 - US$ 116
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer Gran de Gracia, 81, 08012 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Gracia
  • Neighbourhood: Gracia
  • Phone Number: +34 932 18 42 30
Among the three hundred diners that fill this 30-year-old restaurant every day, you may spot the King of Spain, movie stars, and politicians. Botafumeiro has to be a well-oiled machine to keep all and sundry happy and coming back for more, and it does. The decor is so trad, with wood railings and banisters, white table linens, and nautically-themed art and objets. The menu focusses on the sea, try fruits de mer for two to start, followed by anglerfish fisherman's stew with white beams or one of the barbecued fish, then a dessert of Belgian chocolate volcano with chocolate sherbet. Wine list is an ambassador for Spanish wines.
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