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Amatxu

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La Rambla
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Las Ramblas, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 01 33 50
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Oslo
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

You will be surprised when you get your bill. It's a tourist trap. Be very vigilant on what you order . Very skillfull on cheating tourists. No price can be found on their menu. They have bait promotional menu outside offering 9euro for a set meal of paella. NOT TRUE. Just dont ever try here.

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Thank Cristina C
Milan, Italy
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115 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

The restaurant is very touristic and pretty much always open. We had paella and really enjoyed it. However, it is quite expensive and I would advise to go somewhere else if you are travelling on a budget.

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1 Thank Viaher-G
Malmo, Sweden
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Probably the worst food in the world. No service at all. We just had one bite of the food and then had to send it back again. Don't eat here!

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2 Thank Aquastar30
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

We were foolishly looking for some paella when were walking down Las Rambla and stopped here to look at what they had to offer. In one respect I'm glad we did as we loved their Chicken Paella but the rest was mediocre food that you could get anywhere. We had Tomato Bread and Garlic Bread, and some Iberic Ham. This... More 

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Thank travelstodge
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

We were hungry and just took the menu on face value ,didn't have an Internet connection to check it's reviews otherwise we would have walked on by. Food is microwaved by the bar man ! Chicken was tough as old boots ,chicken fritters tasted unpleasantly strange,bread from the fridge Roch hard and inedible. Avoid

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Thank Roger W
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

Expensive, mediocre, found a cockroach in my table crawling around. Avoid. Waiters (?) where more focused on looking funny and amicable to get tips.

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2 Thank Luisito Q
Brussels, Belgium
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

Pass your way if you don't want to be sick due to food poisoning!! NEVER AGAIN ! This is a typical tourist trap where food is disgusting, toilets dirty and both my man and myself were completely sick 2 hours after our dinner there ... great night we had.

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1 Thank Nathalie N
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

After a long day of walking (Caminada Internaconal de Barcelona) we were looking for some nice food. The service was eexcelent the waiter was english speaking. We ordered several kinds of tapas and the were really good. Bottle of wine was a bit eexpensive but the pint of Sangria tasted very well.

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Thank 19Mies55
Oslo
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

Our experienced in this resto is HORRIBLE. The waiter, the cashier and most especially the person outside or the 'spotter' are dishonest. The price on their bait promo 9.95 euros (1 paella,3 tapas does not match with the bill that they will give you; the end of the meal paid 70euros .THIS MUST BE CLOSED !!!

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6 Thank Cristina C
Jarfalla, Sweden
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120 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Don't even think of visiting this place, the tapas tasted nothing, the mixed sallad was a ripoff for the price. Toilets were truly disgusting and waiters have a lot to improve, they just asked what we wanted to drink and we had to ask for a menu. They set Sangria on the bill instead of Coke and we had to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    1 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Spanish
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Las Ramblas, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > La Rambla
  • Neighbourhood: La Rambla
  • Phone Number: +34 933 01 33 50

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La Rambla
Barcelona's most famous street was once a dry riverbed. Now, La Rambla is a 1200-metre boulevard, and a major draw for visitors. During the day, La Rambla fills with pedestrians, some of which stroll past impressive human statues and artists while others take a break to people-watch while enjoying a drink at one of the many terraces. Housed here is the iconic Boqueria Market that offers one of the most varied and appetising selections of local produce and specialty meats and treats. While it’s important for tourists to keep an eye on their belongings at all times, this area is most safely explored in the daytime and is a must see for everyone who visits.
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