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Restaurante Sesamo

#144 of 7,893 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
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Sant Antoni Abat, 52, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 41 64 11
Tue - Sun 20:00 - 00:00
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New York City, New York
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went to Sesamo on a Saturday night and had the tasting menu. We absolutely loved the food and the friendly and attentive staff made it an outstanding dining experience. I highly recommend Sesamo for vegetarians and the price for quality food really cannot be beat. Try to make a reservation if possible since it's a small... More 

Thank prt322
Dublin, Ireland
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193 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this came highly recommend it by the local guides, i was disappointed. Food vwas really mediocre, Nothing special we had the tasting menu for 25 euros each with wine included 7 course meal to share. Very basic vegetarian. Best dishes were the mushrooms croquettes and the coconut macademian nut soup it was delishious the rest was just a bit of... More 

Thank ItalianinDublin
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

We have been here twice over the past two years when visiting Barcelona. The tasting menu has been great both times. A funky little restaurant with nice ambiance in a neighborhood a bit outside of the trendier areas.

Thank Jonathan D
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Excellent tasting menu that can be made vegan. Great value for the creative food and warm atmosphere.

Thank Mary S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

A very nice vegetarian and vegan restaurant in the center of Barcelona with delicious food and an open view on the kitchen. Funky!

Thank Sam B
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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39 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We were looking for place to have dinner without being attracted by anything in particular in the area till we found this bar-looking-place in Carrer de Sant Antoni Abat. Nice service, incredible vegetarian tapas that combined tastes from high cuisine. Drinks were a bit too expensive, but we paid it happily after satisfying our bellies.

Thank ElTataNL
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Wow. Wow. Wow. Sesamo is a must for vegetarians and vegans visiting Barcelona. On arrival we declined the tasting menu, as we both thought we couldn’t eat that much tapas. We were so wrong. We ended up spending more, as we soon wanted to try as much as we could from the fantastic main menu. Moreover, we couldn’t fault the... More 

Thank Steven B
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We had dinner at Sesamo. Selected this because it is one of the best rated vegetarian places in Barcelona and we were not disappointed. Every dish we had - we tried most of the items on the menu - was very good. Would highly recommend.

Thank raviranjini
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Went here with my boyfriend and friend, really wonderful experience. Lots of choices as vegetarians, we had lots of small tapas dishes- each of which was delicious! And the deserts were extremely tasty (an indulgent brownie with ice cream and baileys sauce, and a mango and coconut mousse with chia seeds). Staff were very friendly and attentive. Would definitely recommend... More 

Thank anika p
Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

All vegetarian and lots of vegan options. The food was excellent. One of the best meals I had in Barcelona. The peppers are so simple but extremely tasty!

Thank ridhster

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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$28 - US$42
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
20:00 - 00:00
20:00 - 00:00
20:00 - 00:00
20:00 - 00:00
20:00 - 00:00
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sant Antoni Abat, 52, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Raval
  • Neighbourhood: El Raval
  • Phone Number: +34 934 41 64 11

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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El Raval
Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic spots in the entire city. A sense of humble authenticity protrudes from the many independent record stores, second hand shops, and student bars that seem to light up the streets day and night. The rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day forum for bohemian youth, abuzz with the sights and sounds of late-night gatherings and talented skateboarders showing off their latest tricks.
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