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La Paradeta

#158 of 7,828 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
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Passatge Simo 18, 08013 Barcelona, Spain
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 13:00 - 16:00
Tue - Thu 20:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sun 20:00 - 00:00
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Lisbon, Portugal
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152 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited for lunch, a bit late perhaps and there was still a line forming at the door and the restaurant was full. Maybe because we were late there were some things already sold out. Nonetheless, everything we had was amazing, especially the fish soup and the lobster. The concept is really fun, you choose your seafood at the beginning,... More 

1 Thank Rita593
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You enter and choose the fresh fish from the counter. They will give you a ticket with a number. You can seat wherever you want. They will call you by PA to pick up your ready food from kitchen. Prices are popular, this makes restaurant widely used by turists. Fish is always fresh. Service is quite fast.

1 Thank Paolo B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I personally allergic to not fresh seafood. We have ordered king prawn, cutle fish, calamari and clams. All of them are just so fresh and delicious. I think their seafood might just cured my seafood-allergy! We tried seafood in Vancouver, sf, Japan, two and this place has the best quality of seafood in terms of freshness and juiciness. Will def... More 

1 Thank cindylax
Pitt Meadows, BC
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202 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would come here when the business opens, lunch at 1PM and dinner at 8PM. You may encounter long line up but theirs adequate seating if you are among the first 50 people. Once you make it through the entrance, have someone in your party to hunt for a table, especially if you are 3/4 of the first 50 people.... More 

Thank mjbcmjbc
Treviso, Italy
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I have been there during our visit in Barcellona in December. We have well been surprise for the Quality of the Sea food. This is a particular restaurant were you can choose the fresh fish and They Cook it for you. It is so felicissimo. Raccomandable. 65 euros in 4.

Thank Fabry F
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We dropped at this restaurant after visiting Sagrada Famila - 5 mins walking distance from the monument. We chose octopus, lobster, crab, 4 prawns, calamari which was cooked fresh for us and tasted like what fresh seafood should taste like! We had bread and salad to go with it along with soft drink and a glass of wine. Total bill... More 

Thank shabm7
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

If you are in Barcelona and you like seafood do not miss this restaurant. I liked the most calamari, pulpitos and the salad. Everything is great there, it worth the waiting and the prices are ok.

Thank Visan I
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is definitely the best one I have ever visited with seafood menu! Everything is fresh and looks very appetizing!;-) Lobsters are even moving their claws! There is a lot of seafood here, you can surely find something which you prefer: shrimps, oysters, squids, octopuses, mussels, lobsters and a lot of different clams and of course fish! You can... More 

Thank Natalia F
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

It was a simple enough concept- you choose your seafood, the items get weighed & cooked and you pick up from the counter when they call your table ("mesa") number (which they helpfully announced in Spanish and in English). The queue can be long though, even though we are talking offpeak, and past 2pm. Granted, the Spaniards eat lunch only... More 

1 Thank SLNeoh
Philo, California
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We have been to this restaurant many times. You enter and stand in front of an amazing array of fish and other seafood, some that I am not sure what it is but it looks good. You choose what you want, let them know how you want it cooked, order your drinks. Good wine selection by the way. You pay... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Spanish, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Passatge Simo 18, 08013 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona
  • Phone Number: 34934500191

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?