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De Tapa Madre

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Mallorca, 301, 08037 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 59 31 34
12:00 - 23:00
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the lovely welcome to consistently great service and delicious food, we would highly recommend this great restaurant. The staff are very friendly and were able to make suggestions for food and drinks to suit us all, our children were made to feel especially welcome even though the rest of the restaurant was exclusively adult. The Catalan dishes are particularly... More 

Thank Emma S
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dropped in for a glass of Cava which turned out to be the best we had while in Barcelona. Returned to beat several times - staff were very friendly and welcoming, food very good. We especially liked the salt cod salad (generous portion), the local deep fried little green peppers, the grilled vegetables and the fried artichokes. We will... More 

Thank lamb472017
Melbourne, Australia
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for lunch here after visiting La Sagrada Famila. Shared 3 tapas; tuna salad, fried calamari & croquettes. The croquettes were the only ones we enjoyed. The tuna salad came with a couple of small pieces of bread, but should have had more because you couldnt eat it by itself. The calamari looked nice, but was actually quite bland,... More 

Thank ShaAndOllie
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

From the US and staying near by. Wasn't disappointed at all! Food was excellent and the wine was divine. Aman was friendly kind and funny. Gave excellent recommendations. Have the lobster paella and was NOT disappointed. I've eaten paella here several times before and this was by far the best. Happy crew and didn't mind that I didn't speak Spanish.... More 

Leuven, Belgium
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144 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here and choose for the tapas suggestion menu. Unfortunately they did not serve us the typical tapas, like jamon, tortilla, gambas, patatas bravas, ... we got serves a sort of tuna salad with a lot of mayonnaise, vegetables in a lot of mayonaise, somethin (meat?) In... mayonnaise. Also some small sausages (which were good), croquettes and a... More 

Thank Keppebolletje
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Tapas ordinary with calamari just batter and no substance. Main dish cold and terrible should have sent it back. Waitress made the mistake of asking about the meal. We explained that the main meal was so so and her smiling persona totally changed. We were outcasts from this point. We are accustomed to good tapas and Spanish good and this... More 

Thank Judy S
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We had 3 kids with us who weren't too sure about the Tapas options but gave it a go! We ordered a couple of tapas samplers which were good but a bit too tuna/ mayo focused but the fresh cannelloni and fried egg / chips ( for very fussy child) were delicious. Good beer, wine and drinks. The staff were... More 

Thank Nicky N
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Visited here in search of dinner -well located, with indoor and outdoor seating. I had two starters -grilled veg and the Catalan bread, (Was in dire need of something green!) as well as a glass of red wine. Prices are reasonable, the menu has a range of different items - tapas, paella, starters, etc. Staff were friendly and spoke enough... More 

Thank thewearykind
Montreux, Switzerland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

the tapas were ok, but nothing special. Waiter rather unmotivated, with the "these tourist idiots" attitude between lines.

Thank PaulinaTanewska
Toronto, Canada
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71 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Our meal here was the most memorable of all our meals during our time in Spain. We had tried paella but were disappointed and decided to give it a go once more at this place. After a long morning of touring we came across this place one our way back to our hotel by luck. We were fortunate enough to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mallorca, 301, 08037 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Eixample
  • Neighbourhood: Eixample
  • Phone Number: +34 934 59 31 34

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Eixample

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Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes recognisable by its more spacious streets and elegant atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district, Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognised architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.
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