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Suquet de L'Almirall

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65 Passeig Joan de Borbo, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 21 62 33
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13:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sun 13:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 20:00 - 23:00
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Hertfordshire
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Having read some reviews and wanting paella we decided unfortunately on trying this restaurant. We did have a reasonably pleasant greeting but it was all downhill after that! Considering this is supposedly a "fish restaurant" we expected the paella to be good. We chose Mixed Paella which was just BAD, it consisted of mainly bits of dried up "sausage", ONE... More 

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129 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

If I could I would give "average" for the price and very good for the rest. This is an interesting looking place close to Barceloneta Beach, with options to seat outside and inside. The menu, obviously, is all about sea food but it's a lot more expensive than other good restaurants we've been in Barcelona - example: La Tertulia, a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Pleasant service & nice to sit outside as well. Food was fine - set lunch with paella . Not the best food in Barcelona but certainly decent . Wine list is short & to the point .

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Bucharest, Romania
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

If you have the smile on your face and on your heart you can get a great time in Suquet. Staff is friendly if you are friendly. You can try the menu or you can ask for the catch of the day, or just ask for the house specialty Suquet Stew. We had a good white wine simple named WHITE... More 

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London, UK
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191 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Just enjoyed a pretty good lunch, sitting outside. We sent for the set menu as it had what we wanted on it...anchovies, mussels, bacalau and of course paella. It was good value at €36. service was very friendly. Pretty good bottle of verdejo for €22. The room inside looked nice, would come back in the evening.

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Thank AlanLondon_UK
Adelaide, Australia
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Love this place - wonderful service and better food. Situated on the edge of the Boqueria Market, it's a must for a lunch break

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Thank martykrahge
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Delicious seafood and good wine. We just ask for seafood and let the waiter to choose the menu for us. Very friendly staff.

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Espoo, Finland
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Food was fine, service not quite mediocre, prices way too high. I do not understand the great reviews and Michelin-guide recommendations. Probably the cheaper paella next door is just as good...

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northern NJ
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166 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Now that is really saying something in a foodie location like Barcelona. But we loved this place. I made a reservation the same afternoon and we received simply superb service and food. The manger was extremely nice and seated us in a prime spot on their patio and helped with the food selection. Everything we ate was delectable from the... More 

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Waalre, The Netherlands
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

El Suquet de l'Almirall is probably the best seafood restaurant in Barceloneta. Surrounded by a host of fish and seafood restaurants which are primarily aiming tourists, El Suquet is know by locals for offering great quality. A bit more expensive than the other nearby places, it offers a smaller menu with excellent dishes. These can be classics like paella or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:00
Thursday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:00
Friday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Passeig Joan de Borbo, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barceloneta
  • Neighbourhood: Barceloneta
  • Phone Number: +34 932 21 62 33

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Barceloneta

Neighbourhood Profile
Barceloneta
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 the city (the shirtless men working out might help too). You’ll know by the delicious aroma that you're in the right place to try some of the best and most authentic seafood including paella, Spain’s national dish.
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