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Bar Pinotxo

#204 of 7,968 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
El Raval
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Rambla, 91. Mercat de la Boqueria, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 17 17 31
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06:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Sat 06:00 - 16:00
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go for an early lunch; wait until someone leaves if it's crowded; try everything you can eat. Chat with people both serving and around you. Fabulous!

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Thank Ozge K
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mercat de la Boqueria at lunchtime can be overwhelming so it was nice to find this tapas spot near one of the entrances. They do wonderful things with beans and of course offer some of the classic seafood dishes of Barcelona. When we visited our server recommended the baby squid with beans in a black ink sauce. I tried... More 

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Thank tastywords
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

5 Star - if your visiting Barca then you have to visit this bar. In the front of the market - brilliant vibe - food and more.

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Thank Mark C
Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I could have sat there and eaten everything and anything they gave me and chatted with them every day

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Thank acrist623
Dallas, Texas
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you don't understand the title, it's OK. Just go there for breakfast, repeat the phrase, and prepare for delight. A xixu is a cream filled pastry with cinnamon and sugar... Light, flaky, and heavenly. Cafe con leche is simply coffee and milk, but not that gas station variety. Smooth, creamy, and perfect. Enjoy the sites and sounds while taking... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Visited this shop last year but we did not have stomach space to try too many dishes. Food as wholesome, made fresh and some are old recipes. Our first trip in 2016 we had: cod in red oil - fish was a bit tough. maybe it was a bad cut but overall taste was balance. baby squid with bean and... More 

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Thank Jonas N
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

This tapas bar, in the Boqueria market, will be full of a mix of locals and tourists. It's good for a quick breakfast - you can grab a pastry and a cup of coffee. For lunch, grab a seat and the friendly owner will be over in no time. There is no printed menu, as it changes daily - just... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Go there, ask for coffee and Vanilla corasson. Cheap tasty and fresh. Fast service with all the locals

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Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

This is a small tapas bar near the entrance to the Mercat de la Boqueria. The Mercat swirls around you as you sit and enjoy your tapas. If you are in the market, hungry and you can find a space at this crowded spot, jump on it! The 'menu' is the set of things in and on the long case... More 

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Sacramento, California, Usa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Very nice tapas in a happy space from larger groups of people. Most tapas places are small and you stand up. Here one can sit, relax, and soak up the atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
06:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 16:00
Thursday
06:00 - 16:00
Friday
06:00 - 16:00
Saturday
06:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rambla, 91. Mercat de la Boqueria, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Raval
  • Neighbourhood: El Raval
  • Phone Number: +34 933 17 17 31

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in El Raval

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El Raval
Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic spots in the entire city. A sense of humble authenticity protrudes from the many independent record stores, second hand shops, and student bars that seem to light up the streets day and night. The rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day forum for bohemian youth, abuzz with the sights and sounds of late-night gatherings and talented skateboarders showing off their latest tricks.
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