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ABaC Restaurant

Avinguda Tibidabo, 1, 08022 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 19 66 00
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“tasting menu” (73 reviews)
“foie gras” (28 reviews)
“sweet corn” (7 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Avinguda Tibidabo, 1, 08022 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 18 August 2015

Have been to many other restaurants that are much better rated but didn't get the same service/quality/innovation than ABAC.. Definitely a place to try while passign by the city Take the 16 course menu with assorted wines, and enjoy one of the best foodies experience...More

Thank ImadBz
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Barcelona has lots of great restaurant. ABaC is defenitely one of them. The service and food was impeccable. The wine pairing was great and after the dinner I was given the opportunity to look at the kitchen where the food prep was done. Great work...More

Thank Romeo S
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

They have two tasting menus, one is ~135 euro; the other one is ~ 185 euro (don't remember the price exactly). We picked the expensive one and I also picked the wine pairing (which is ~ 85 euro). Food is great, meets our expectation for...More

1  Thank Victor L
Reviewed 13 August 2015

If I had been unaware of the Michelin rating of this restaurant beforehand, and if their prices were half what they are, my summary would have been that Abac has good potential, with a bit more effort, a lot of training and polishing around the...More

6  Thank traveleasttowest
Reviewed 1 August 2015

We spent big bucks to do this while in Spain but worth every penny! They took care of our food allergies and aversions. Our group was louder than the other people who took pics of every dish and didn't speak. Food was forward but delicious....More

Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

We were a table of four, for a menu degustacion, together with matched wines. Let's understand firstly that this menu is more expensive than the menu degustacion at Celler de Can Roca. ABaC does an excellent job with at least 3-4 stand out dishes on...More

3  Thank BCNTrends
Reviewed 10 July 2015

I booked a couple of months in advance and received an email confirmation but did not see there was a dress code notation at the bottom. My fault. I arrived where nice shorts and a button up but was informed men were not allowed to...More

Thank Elitaste
Reviewed 8 July 2015

This is a superb restaurant.There is soemthign bizarre that it comes so low in Trip Advisor ratings when it is such an outstanding restaurant.The food was as interesting as any of the three star Michelin restaurants we have eaten at, except maybe the deserts.We arrive...More

2  Thank hopkinson
Reviewed 30 June 2015

I've recently been to some of the best restaurants in the world, and ABaC did not disappoint. We tried the longer tasting menu, and from the Bloody Mary to the chocolatey desserts, this meal was delicious. The food was presented artistically, yet there was more...More

2  Thank LimaBean1977
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Our dinner was extraordinary and so was the price! Every dish of our 18 course meal was exquisite, for us, a once in a lifetime experience! To start our dinner, we had Bloody Mary's like we never had before. All of the tomato pulp was...More

Thank mark H
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Wendy S
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Response from WalterMHalifaxUK | Reviewed this property |
I'd give it a miss if I were you. The chef who created the original ABaC now has his own place in Barcelona. It is called Celeri and I think you will find it a much more rewarding experience. His ethos is based on pleasing... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$167 - US$193
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avinguda Tibidabo, 1, 08022 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona
  • Phone Number: +34 933 19 66 00
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In 2000 ABaC Restaurant opened its doors in his first location, Carrer del Rec 79 in Barcelona. In May 2008 changed to his new address in Avenida Tibidabo, 1. The gastronomy is the fundamental axis of the project. The restaurant awarded with 2** Michelin, and nominated by The Best Restaurant 2011 in Catalonia by the Catalan Academy of Gastronomy, can seat up to 56 diners. Located in the newly constructed pavilion in direct contact with the garden, the interior and the exterior are found through large windows. It is a caprice of whites, in all tones. In a calm, neutral and elegant atmosphere, the sense of sophistication is shaped by the small details and the materials used, as well as a sophisticated combination of lights. The kitchen of 200 m2 has been designed by Joaquim Casademont. It is a black container, in which stainless steel furniture takes all leadership, an effect that has been reinforced by the lighting, a route marked by leds serves as a guide and allows the guests to cross it. Rooms for private events with a capacity of 20 to 60 diners respectively, complete its restoration facilities. The "Lounge Bar", which opens until 2.00 p.m. and where the music, light and color of the room subtly change;There is also an extensive cellar, offering near 1000 references, and from which you can select your perfect wine. Chef Jordi Cruz and his team of young professionals develop a creative cusine of superb technique, based on the product and which meets both creativity and tradition. In addition, our attentive yet friendly service create a professional but relaxed atmosphere, which makes ABaC holder of 2** Michelin.
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