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Restaurante La Estrella

Ocata, 6 | Junto Estacio de Franca Born, La Ribera, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 10 27 68
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Ocata, 6 | Junto Estacio de Franca Born, La Ribera, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

We have lived in BCN for about 6 months and have eaten at many restaurants including michelin- star ones and have experienced at La Estrella our best meal in BCN so far. La Estrella is a little restaurant located in a dark street next to...More

1  Thank Laurent G
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We accidentally turned up late for our reservation but were still welcomed (sorry La Estrella!). It was a sublime meal with perfect flavours all perfectly cooked from fresh ingredients. We let the owner choose most of the courses for us and there were no misses....More

2  Thank aerodj
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Adjacent to the rail station, down a side street, the neon star marks a place where you get superb sea food. Dried cod dishes are a specialty and the Lovely Companion was very enthusiastic about her duck. Excellent and reasonable wine list, attentive, welcoming but...More

1  Thank phototype
Reviewed 26 October 2015

My wife and I were celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary and thinking about that special restaurant that would be just right for a celebratory meal. And so we planned a holiday that would land us in Barcelona, so we could return here - and we...More

1  Thank meic_watkins
Reviewed 9 October 2015

You don't go to this restaurant for the view: there isn't one. Hidden away in a faceless side street, this is a wonderful place for marvellous food. Great service and a maitre d' who knows exactly which wine on his short, modestly priced, list will...More

2  Thank Phillip D
Reviewed 13 September 2015

I selected Restaurante Estrella based on a review in Culinary Backstreets and was not let down. My wife and I enjoyed a delicious meal that was well paced between starter, main and dessert. Everything was beautifully cooked and the service was attentive without being intrusive....More

1  Thank IanSt123
Reviewed 8 July 2015

La Estrella is a family-run restaurant where you will find several traditional dishes adapted to current times by using innovative approaches. The base ingredients are always fresh market products. The dishes presentation is very elegant also. The staff is very friendly. But one advice: take...More

2  Thank Komator
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

I live here & Been several times, & its my favorite barca resto ! A bit French in style . Resto in family more than 90 yrs. owner & wife- she runs the kitchen with excellent touch, he front of house with enthusiasm & passion....More

5  Thank GBS101
Reviewed 30 June 2015

this is a consistently high standard restaurant and yet very good value. There are a select number of dishes on the menu all done excellently and they pay special attention to locally sourced quality food. The place is quiet and elegant and the head waiter...More

1  Thank Travelleralways2
Reviewed 2 June 2015

La Estrella absolutely exceeded my expectations. At first I had mixed feelings due to the 100+th position in tripadvisor (typically I try to stick with restaurants in the 50s) and the un-sexy position (hidden next to Franca station). I booked anyway because it seemed to...More

4  Thank esox_ch
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 47 - US$ 71
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:30 PM - 11:00 PM
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:30 PM - 11:00 PM
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:30 PM - 11:00 PM
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:30 PM - 11:00 PM
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ocata, 6 | Junto Estacio de Franca Born, La Ribera, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barceloneta
  • Neighbourhood: Barceloneta
  • Phone Number: +34 933 10 27 68
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