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El Boliche del Gordo Cabrera

#628 of 8,123 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Eixample
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Consell de Cent, 338, 08009 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 15 68 81
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13:00 - 16:00
21:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Sat 13:00 - 16:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recommend steak and grill fish. Goat cheese is devious too. Lunch set start with 10 Euros with full dish. The owner is very friendly we really want to come back for the full steak if we have time.

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Thank jariya c
Basel, Switzerland
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Here you will get good meat, maybe we were expecting more as we are Argentines and meat eaters of course, so we had high expectations. Its is ok, you will have good food, service wasn't the best. I don't like it when they rush to take your plates, but they were ok, its not a personalized attention. The ambiance is... More 

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Thank daisanta
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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102 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Just passed by on a business trip - the place is very inviting. They have this offer of a meal, drink etc and I picked the crumbed veal with cheese and ham because it was the item I like most. It was super as was wine, the venue and the service. I am really delighted.

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Thank Frank_ZA
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

...what's more to say? This place is a kind of a secret place in Barcelona. Family-owned since many decades from a family they come from Uruguay. Hey, and they know about steaks. The place has a very special and nice ambience. It looks like an old storage or manufacturing site. Quite and relaxed seating. it's good to go with friends,... More 

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Thank emdoublyu
Leicester
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Walking past and looked at lunch menu so were tempted. Great value Salmon and roasted vegetables, glass wine, breads ,dips,olives and coffee for 10.50 euros. Great atmosphere and staff ultra friendly

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Binfield, United Kingdom
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264 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

What an experience! Great atmosphere and cooked our own steak which was superb. Good wine and service and whilst not cheap a fantastic experience. recommended

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1 Thank Paul S
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This is a fantastic find. Superb quality food and a nice resturant environment. Extensive wine cellar Supreme beef cuts and the argtinian cook you own on the hot plate is a specitial.. The allacarte menu has some great dishes which are very well excuited.

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Thank GlobalTravelV
Daniela-Boliche, Gerente at El Boliche del Gordo Cabrera, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por tu comentario, esperamos verte pronto Un abrazo de todo el equipo!! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Visited here mid week and it was very quiet so I was a bit apprehensive walking in knowing that the menu was a little on the expensive side. I was hoping it wasn't quiet because it was too dear and not very good. We don't speak Spanish or Catalan so the second apprehension was are we welcome when the first... More 

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Thank Johann D
Athens, Greece
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Been there on my first day in Barcelona. The place is quiet and the interior is nice with good air quality. Food was fantastic and the price we paid was unexpectedly low for this level of service. Would recommend strongly.

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Thank nik p
Barcelona, Spain
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

As a regular customer of El Boliche, all I can say is it's one of the best Uruguayan steakhouses in the city. There you can enjoy the typical meat cuts such as "vacio" (flank steak) and "entraña" (thin skirt) or a just classic "entrecot" (ribeye steak), along with other grill specialties. Desserts are definitely a must. They offer different types... More 

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Thank Francesc A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$33 - US$40
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Mediterranean, Barbecue, European, Argentinian, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
13:00 - 16:00
21:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 16:00
21:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 16:00
21:00 - 00:00
Thursday
13:00 - 16:00
21:00 - 00:00
Friday
13:00 - 16:00
21:00 - 00:00
Saturday
13:00 - 16:00
21:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Consell de Cent, 338, 08009 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Eixample
  • Neighbourhood: Eixample
  • Phone Number: +34 932 15 68 81

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Eixample

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Eixample
Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes recognisable by its more spacious streets and elegant atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district, Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognised architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.
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