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Maitea Taberna

#218 of 7,617 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Calle Casanova, 155, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 39 51 07
11:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Iasi, Romania
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Los pinchos were delicious, we tried as many as we could. The place is nicely decorated and the saff was very friendly. The serving is different, because if it's crowded the waiter comes at your table with the plate and you have to choose witch pinchos you wanna try. When I come back to Barcelona I will definitely go to... More 

Thank Mireille93
London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here for dinner on a Saturday, and it was great! First of all, venue was packed, and it seemed like a lot of guests were locals - always a good sign. In fact, this venue had been recommended to me by a friend who has been living in Barcelona for 10 years. We had booked for 9pm, but... More 

Thank GiuliaGrassi2014
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96 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Managed to get a seat at the bar straight away (a night when Barca were playing!) and pretty much worked our way through the menu. Really tasty, made to order, good service... One of the better places of this type in Barcelona.

Thank FishCatBadger
Rome, Italy
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133 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been coming to this place for 6 years and it's without a doubt my favorite PINTXOS place in Barcelona. Great variety of cold and hot, and the steak is also amazing. Best prices in BCN since it's not in the center. I bring all my guests here for a great meal.

Thank RHC1224
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212 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Take your pick: you can choose between tapas at the bar or eat at the taberna. Basque kitchen. Traditional fare. Great service.

Thank MrTrovador
Seattle, Washington
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A quick cab ride from anywhere in the city, this tapas bar and restaurant are a treasure. Small plates are each excellent and a couple of them are spectacular. And they are inexpensive. Close to a major hospital, Maitea is a favorite lunch spot for medical staff. But after 7 the dinner service is excellent and uncrowded. Deserves a better... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Visited yesterday at 9pm, we tried 20!! Tapas between us both. The Crab was great so we're the hot tapas, well everything was good. Friendly staff and happy to explain what everything was in English to us. We sat at the bar and helped ourselves, probably the best way to eat in here. May come back before we go home!

Thank SRB1981
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This place gets really busy. Take a stool at the bar and then just either help yourself to cold pintxos or have some hot from the kitchen... loved the foie gras and fig, hot chorizo, mini burger and wine very nice too... pay by the number of sticks from the pintxos, well worth a visit.

Thank UkTravellerdotcom
Chatham, New Jersey
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Decent sized tapas. Whole other room to sit at tables. Can order cold tapas from a case and/or hot tapas from the menu. Other items on menu. Food is good and medium priced. Waiters go around offering more tapas. Hot tapas smell so good when they are coming by. Try the chicken thighs with curry sauce, goat cheese au gratin... More 

Thank MackMam
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Very wide variety of hot and cool tapas in a combination with friendly staff who carries the plates of tapas around you right from the kitchen's hot plate - for you to take from and stuff yourself with the ultimate goodness. Quality ingredients and quite a lot of it balanced on each tapa. Located a little bit off the tourist... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
Mediterranean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Casanova, 155, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Eixample
  • Neighbourhood: Eixample
  • Phone Number: +34 934 39 51 07

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Eixample

Neighbourhood Profile
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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