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El Portalon

Carrer Dels Banys Nous 20 | Street Dels Banys Nous 20, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 02 11 87
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“paella” (25 reviews)
“tapas” (51 reviews)
“trout” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Carrer Dels Banys Nous 20 | Street Dels Banys Nous 20, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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1 - 10 of 211 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice staff, nice atmosphere, really good food and reasonable prices for Barcelona! I tried the oxtail stew and the meat was really tender with a tasty sauce

Thank Stella V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were winding our way through the Gothic Quarter and were hot and hungry. There were lots of unappealing touristy places around and then we noticed this place, which looked inviting and cool. We took a chance and only later learned that it's highly rated...More

Thank Basiluzzo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son and I discovered this place while wandering around the small streets of Barcelona and decided to go in for paella. I'm not a paella expert by any means, but we both enjoyed the combo (seafood and chicken) version a lot. It was a...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice tapas the service was excellent and the menu of the day really tasty 😋!! I will back again

Thank Ginni L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

good restaurant . fair price. really tasty food . Our waiver was really professional the cured meat was delicious .

Thank Espinochet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a few misses in Barca, El Portalon was a pleasant surprise. Not overly touristy, in need of a bit of decor TLC, but very quaint and dare I say authentic. I only say that as we were the only tourists there. Despite asking for...More

Thank FE450
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in while walking around the Gothic Quarter, looking to get out of the heat and have lunch. Owner or manager was very helpful and gave me a great table, even though I was by myself. I'm vegetarian/vegan so I ordered gazpacho and the garden...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Found this restaurant totally by accident as one of few places open on a Sunday in the area. Looking for the obligatory seafood paella and we were not disappointed. The service was friendly and we didn't feel rushed at all. Paella takes 25 minutes to...More

Thank Vegemightyuk
Reviewed June 26, 2018

That was one of the worst experiences i ever had in a restaurant! I am really amazed with all these positive reviews and makes me wonder if all these reviews are really real... We order 3 dishes, one cannelloni with meat, one bravas potatoes and...More

Thank panost3
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Great little old school restaurant hidden away from the hordes. Very nice food and wine, good service and excellent atmosphere.

Thank Andrew J
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
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Response from Lee W | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer Dels Banys Nous 20 | Street Dels Banys Nous 20, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
  • Phone Number: +34 933 02 11 87
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