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Petra

#209 of 8,102 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
El Born / La Ribera
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sombrerers 13, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 19 99 99
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Today
13:30 - 16:00
21:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 13:30 - 16:00
Mon - Thu 20:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 21:00 - 00:00
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Union City, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had lovely lunch at Petra today. We both were awestruck by delicious and memorable prix fixe 3 course lunch menu with choice of a drink for 12.5 Euros! This quant, cozy, friendly restaurant is a must if you are in Picasso Museum area.

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Thank JHLee2014
Montreal, Canada
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely delicious. Menu choices were wonderful, decor is fantastic, desert out of this world. I would stand by my recommendation 100%. Gracia

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Thank Gailyouste
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Top quality dining experience in Barcelona: truly outstanding food; friendly, courteous and impecable service! Beautiful ambiance and neighborhood. The perfect experience! Very highly recommended!

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Thank Carlos M U
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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162 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very nice meal a Petra. The food is prepared with love and very good. Prices are also acceptable. The place of course has tourists (like us) but is the closest to a real Spanish restaurant in the quarter. Certainly recommendable...

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Thank francien2015
Barcelona, Spain
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This restaurant is one of the best in Barcelona. I've been quite a few times for lunch and even had their New Year's Eve dinner menu with my husband this past year. I highly recommend it! The house wine is tasty and the menu changes regularly, I've had several dishes on the menu and every one of them was superb!... More 

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Thank Tracy W
Oakland, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Had high expectations based on tripadvisor reviews. Very disappointing experience. Portions were tiny compared to other restaurants we've eaten at in Barcelona. Food ideas were good, but quality just wasn't there. It cost us literally 2x as much as other restaurants for about half the quantity of food. Not sure if it was an off day or what, but most... More 

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Thank urbangarden
Warren, Canada
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352 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Not sure if you can make reservations but we went and there was an hour wait. We loved the food, service and atmosphere. What a first class food!

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Thank Patate
Manchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We hadn't booked a table, but we were lucky, as we arrived quite early and managed to get a table,before the restaurant started to fill up. A very quirky place, with all the menus on wine bottles and cutlery used as lamp shades, very unusual. We all opted for different dishes on the menu and each one was delicious and... More 

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Thank Kerry S
Barcelona, Spain
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We were 5 people that arrived much later than we had booked, but they didn't complain at all, waited patiently for us to order the dishes and all with a very frank smile in the face at all times. We order a little bit of everything (various salads, pasta, fish, duck, burratas, hamburger) and every dish came with a very... More 

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Thank Ruth B
Tampa, Florida
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579 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is right in the El Born district and is a great choice for the selection and the price. Their menus and specials are printed on wine glasses! I did one of the daily specials and was NOT disappointed!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:30 - 16:00
Monday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
Thursday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
Friday
13:30 - 16:00
21:00 - 00:00
Saturday
13:30 - 16:00
21:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: sombrerers 13, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighbourhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 933 19 99 99

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few places that live and breathe such exciting energy regardless of the time of day. This neighbourhood seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants ranging from fancy Michelin-star establishments to trendy fusion restaurants. Here you'll find historical and cultural attractions such as the popular Picasso Museum and the Gothic cathedral La Santa Maria del Mar, where you just might be able to catch a traditional Catalan wedding.
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