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La Republica

#1,765 of 7,632 Restaurants in Barcelona
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Neighbourhood:
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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Carrer de la Merce 13 | Carrer de la Merce #13, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 95 66 84
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Today
19:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 01:00
Mon - Thu 19:00 - 01:00
Fri 19:00 - 03:00
Sat 13:00 - 03:00
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Oberursel (Taunus), Germany
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Very friendly staff, great food and longdrinks, unique menue with great dishes. We went there for 3 times in our week in Barcelona, you can also watch sports TV !

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Thank Andreas R
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The 2,50€ mojitos are an absolute treat - as well as the range of super tasty cocktails on the menu. The atmosphere is lively and upbeat, the service is good and the food is also great. I was shown this bar upon moving to Barcelona and proceeded to take near enough every visitor to it! My friend described it as... More 

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Thank izzyviney
Sandnes, Norway
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

€2,5 mojitos is right up my alley, although they were a bit small. We went over to the bar across the street, with bigger mojitos:) The empanadas were tasty though!

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Thank Kylliz
Turku, Finland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

We went here to have a saturday lunch. Food was good. And we enjoy the decoration of restaurant. It took quite a long time to have the lunch, but we aren't in hurry.

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Thank JanitaSu
Mollet del Valles, Spain
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76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

The food is good but the staff act as if they don't have a clue. The waitress was absolutely clueless. She brought the menu and they took their time. When they brought the empanadas, they didn't bring the cutlery after 15 minutes, so when they did, the empanadas were cold. The guy had to remind her to bring the cutlery... More 

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Thank edekramer
Barcelona, Spain
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

My experience with this place was not good at all. We went there to grab some drinks with a couple of friends. I took 3 glasses of wine (vino de casa) and a piece of empanada con carne, the next day I spent in bed vomiting. I guess the alcohol was not good and probably mixed with something bed. At... More 

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Thank vladislavmavrin
Lisbon District, Portugal
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

It hás a cool decoration, walls fully painted with a bunch of references to music and Barcelona. Nice meals for a fair price. Eat in Lá Republica and go for a stroll in marine Gardena afterwards! The steak and the burguers are good! Order some empanadillas for starters, they are delicious!

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Thank Margarida M
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Been here for a late drink. The staff is friendly, the restaurant is ok decorated. The drinks are normal priced. Don't know how it is to dinner here.

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Thank Jur H
Washington
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128 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

The really helpful and friendly staff was a big plus for our visit. It's a little thing, but something that so many restaurants fall down on. Empanadas were quite good and I would recommend them. The grill meat platter was okay - not real high quality meat, but a good value for the price. I wouldn't hesitate to go back.

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Thank traveler30
Amman, Jordan
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

The most friendly staff, the waiter is super nice and patient with us since we don't speak Spanish. The food is great i had the best burger of my life in this restaurant, prices are reasonable and it is the only place i was interested in visiting more than once during my 9 days in Barcelona.

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Thank Farah A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$21
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Latin, Bar, Argentinian, South American, Barbecue, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 01:00
Monday
19:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 01:00
Thursday
19:00 - 01:00
Friday
19:00 - 03:00
Saturday
13:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer de la Merce 13 | Carrer de la Merce #13, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Phone Number: +34 932 95 66 84
Description
The place from which you will not want to leave! The best breaded steak in town, bbq, Argentine empanadas, pizzas, burgers, the coldest beer -2 º, low cost cocktails, music, football and more!

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Staying in Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)

Neighbourhood Profile
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas brought to life by the many small bars and local musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.
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