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#112 of 7,893 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
El Born / La Ribera
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Carrer dels Mercaders, 10 | Sant Pere - Santa Caterina I la Ribera, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 95 64 67
12:00 - 00:00
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was recommended by our hotel,who also booked the table for us. Small,but lively is the best way to describe this restaurant. the food was excellent and I had the best steak I have ever tasted and I have tastes a few in my time ! We also had a fish dish which was excellent also along with a couple... More 

Thank rocketron2016
Peoria, Arizona
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We are here for Christmas Eve and loved it so much we came back again before our trip was over. Staff is friendly. Food was amazing and they had their own brew of beer that was excellent! Highly recommend! More 

Thank Erica K
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a good place. Tasty food good atmosphere. Nothing not to like. Quite reasonable for 2 - €100. I spudefo go back

Thank tmed50
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic restaurant recommended to us by concierge at Hotel W Barcelona. Brilliant service, fantastic food. We had the steak and home made ravioli for mains and they were totally gorgeous!! Cooked to perfection, tasty and perfect portion size. the staff were very knowledgeable about the food they were serving, explaining the source of the food and the recommended accompaniments, We... More 

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Berlin, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this Place, for us the Perfect Mixture of best served Food (you should try Pulpo and Goat Cheese Cake) Service and the Nice room

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Thank Alexander G
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reviewed several places for a meal for two and came up with this wee beaut. Had a couple of lovely starters of tomato bread and grilled cheese followed by salmon and a ravioli. Finished with a citrus tart and some chocolate bon bons, coupled with drinks. What a lovely time we had and there was so much more on the... More 

Thank scottishbrit
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of value for money in daily menu options. 3 steps for less than USS 20. Good atmosphere, and better attention.

Thank Jose V
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love, love, love Arcano! I had been to Arcano before and was so excited to go back that I ended up going back twice in the space of five nights. The steaks here are 10 out of 10 - so delicious. Highly recommend this restaurant for steak lovers!

Thank SarahHighfield1
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I found Arcano while google-searching restaurants near our AirBnb. We wanted to find someplace where the waiters spoke some English because I have severe food allergies to peanuts and nuts. I brought along a translated notecard regarding my allergies for the trip, but feel more comfortable when I can confirm that the food I'll be eating is... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my girlfriends first time in Barcelona, we made a booking after looking at the reviews. Fair to say, it was a fantastic evening! Reception was calm and welcoming, allocation to the table was smooth and well mannered! The gastro has a really calm atmosphere with very subtle background music. The overall experience was fantastic, the staff were really... More 

Thank João N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$37
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Argentinian, Fusion
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer dels Mercaders, 10 | Sant Pere - Santa Caterina I la Ribera, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighbourhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 932 95 64 67
Next to one of the main streets of Barcelona, Laietana track and a short walk from the central market of Santa Caterina, Arcane is the restaurant.Located in an old seventeenth-century barn, mark of beautiful Romanesque arched forms and stone walls that crown many of its spaces.The Mediterranean cuisine is an invitation to the traditional recipes of the coastal region from fresh and balanced dishes that will make your stay a real moment of joy and pleasure.Vegetables, meat and fish dishes are a real specialty Josper house you should not miss on your visit to Barcelona.Our extensive letter without being intended to be balanced, with meat imported from Argentina in vacuum packaging, preserving its taste and quality, pastas and homemade pies, grilled cheese, salads with touches of the house, fresh fish and desserts.At noon, the market offers an elaborate menu with excellent value for money. The restaurant has a private event booked, "winery" intimate and cozy space.And if you just want tapas and peck at the bar have an interesting proposal for this purpose, from fried eggs to escalibada coca bread.And after dinner, nothing better than enjoying our cocktails in a relaxed atmosphere and good music.Oh and if you can not be disconnected from the world, do not worry, we have wifi!

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El Born / La Ribera
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 ranging from fancy Michelin-star establishments to trendy fusion restaurants. Here you'll find historical and cultural attractions such as the popular Picasso Museum and the Gothic cathedral La Santa Maria del Mar, where you just might be able to catch a traditional Catalan wedding.
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