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Elsa y Fred

Carrer Rec Comtal 11, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 935 01 66 11
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (61 reviews)
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“soft shell crab” (16 reviews)
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International, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Carrer Rec Comtal 11, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a fantastic find. Service is exceptional, the tapas is really inventive (and delicious) and the drinks were great too. Thanks guys!

Thank Matt B
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent tapas for a very reasonable price. Wonderful staff and brilliant atmosphere. Make sure to book as it is always full.

Thank stenake
Reviewed 1 week ago

This time the egg dishes were served on toast, an improvement. The bacon was cooked to a frazzle making it difficult to cut. My café con leche was served luke warm and it took too long for the replacement to appear. The ambiance is good...More

Thank Jacko070
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nipped in here just at the right time to get a spot at the bar to eat and drink, busy little restaurant/ tapas bar. Menu is limited- but more than enough to choose from Friendly service and great atmosphere-sure we will find it hard to...More

Thank Vegieplot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Intimate Tapas restaurant filled with locals and friendly, helpful staff! So glad our guide chose this place for lunch and a rest before our afternoon walking tour of the Gothic Quarter! Excellent food and fun place!More

Thank BeverlyVS
Camila M, Propietario at Elsa y Fred, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello BeverlyVS! Thanks for writing us a review on TripAdvisor! We are glad to read that your experience at Elsa y Fred was nice! Our Brunch is really popular in town and we work hard to give you the best service and food! Hope to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Luckily for us, we found this place by chance at lunchtime. We went for the three course set lunch, sampling all of the options that we could, and the standard of the food was staggering considering the price; amazing flavours, presentation, fresh ingredients and the...More

Thank Ed P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here once last year, in August - after reading some amazing reviews, decided to give it a go... and we were not disappointed. The service and food were so good, and spot on, that we’ve felt another visit was just in order. Unlike my...More

Thank Thiago P
Camila M, Propietario at Elsa y Fred, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Thiago, Thanks for writing us this amazing review on TripAdvisor! We are so glad and proud to read every single word! We work hard every day to give our customers the best food and service. I will send this review to Gisele, she will...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family of four had a wonderful brunch on Easter Sunday. The food was fabulous and the atmosphere was warm, cozy and friendly. The pancakes with dulce de leche and bananas was delicious, focaccia with bacon, avocado and jalapeño was yummy. Venetian toast with sausage...More

Thank FromToronto123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I walked here from La Família Sagrada for a late breakfast/brunch midweek. Warm friendly service and delicious food. It’s a cozy place very reasonably priced. Would have went again if I had had time.

Thank London0709
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really have not much to say about this place, I would not knowhow to improve it. I went there several times and it never disappointed me.

Thank fabioputzolu
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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
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Response from casalolea | Property representative |
Hi Ljrlaw, You can e-mail us to info @ elsayfred . es and we will note down your reservation. :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
8:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
8:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
8:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
8:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
8:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer Rec Comtal 11, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighbourhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 935 01 66 11
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Located in one of the quietest corners of the Barrio de Sant Pere, between a New York air and French character, it is Elsa y Fred. With their first 5 years of running in, Elsa y Fred has captured the attention of all who pass through this area and seduce with the delights of their dishes. With an offer based on a great variety of tapas and dishes made with products of good quality selected by Chef Ramon Miracle Segura, this gastrobar has managed to stand out among the local cuisine.
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