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Sardenya, 364, 08025 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 56 45 73
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12:00 - 23:50
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:50
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SG
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45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2013

I liked the décor...reminded me of MY grandmother's house. Full of knick-knacks and paintings of questionable quality but clearly items of personal value. Service was prompt and friendly. The food was unpretentious and a few dishes like the fish soup and fois gras ravioli truly awesome!

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Thank Rose R
UK
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397 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2013

We went here as it was near our hotel and had good reviews on TA. We had no reservation but a table was found for us by one of the two brothers who run this family restaurant. Don't be put off by the dated decor as the food we had was delicious. We opted for a set 3 course menu... More 

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Thank NorthernHeatseeker
Paris, France
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Don't let the nostalgic 80's family house decor influence your judgement and push the door of this restaurant. Like we did an late summer afternoon, while we looked for a decent place for a late lunch. Manolo the owner, and son of Amelia, was on his own (with his little dog) and gave us a warm welcome as he was... More 

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1 Thank Yves K
Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2013 via mobile

We stumbled upon this restaurant on a Sunday night when almost everything else was closed and it was a by pleasant surprise. We ordered from the 20 euro tourist menu but next time would order from the main menu. The food was very nice and the atmosphere was great, the house wine was great (but not cheap) but the service... More 

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Thank Geoff S
Los Angeles, California
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2013

We had just finished our tour at the Sagrada Familia and were famished after a long day of traveling. Not wanting to settle for Burger King, we looked to TripAdvisor for guidance. We weren't patient enough to wait until 8pm, which is when locals usually eat, so we stumbled into La Yaya which touted "non-stop kitchen hours". I must admit... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2013

the reviews were all great so we chose this place to eat. There is a set menu for around 20 E. the appetizers were uniformly good (goat cheese, soups). But from there the meal was only average. the 'salt cod' is not really salted - those dishes were better than the others (lamb and another fish). the service was very... More 

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Thank estoniamalta
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2013 via mobile

Excellent food: salad with goat cheese, great duck, great steak, great wine (and good price): Faustino5. We did not like the fish, so choose something else. We took menu and was great! 20e menu, we reached ~25e/pers. In spain after 2pm till evening, most restaurants are closed, so call in advance/book, especially if big group. English speaking staff. Overall, best... More 

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Thank DulieD
Manchester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2012

This is a very traditional spanish restaurant.On arrival there was nobody in the place but this did not put us off as the reviews are good .We ate off the set menu where the choice was plenty for us.The starters where very large so was a little worried if we could fit in the main course ! The fish soup... More 

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Thank karen b
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 October 2012 via mobile

Many locals and good food. Excellent gratin. Good choice of single malts and few grappas. Very good katalanian beef and average lamb. Cheap menus. Would check in again...

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Thank Doomkopf
Tallinn, Estonia
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90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2012

First, a confession. My wife is a chef and is nosey about other kitchens. We were staying nearby and so visited the restaurant on the basis of the reviews here. It's a small cosy place and the staff are welcoming and helpful. The prices tend to steer you towards the daily menu (they also have daily specials on top of... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:50
Monday
12:00 - 23:50
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:50
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:50
Thursday
12:00 - 23:50
Friday
12:00 - 23:50
Saturday
12:00 - 23:50
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sardenya, 364, 08025 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona
  • Phone Number: +34 934 56 45 73

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?