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Can Ravell

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Eixample
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C/ Arago 313, 08009 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 57 51 14
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10:00 - 19:00
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Barcelona, Spain
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45 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

Secret gourmet club hidden behind a beautiful old deli which you access through the kitchens and up two flights of spiral stairs. 15 course tapas menu, 60 euros for 2. Open since 1929 and still in the family. Señor Joseph Ravell is charming.

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Thank ArfaMind
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37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

The place has a good product because it is right next to a market and they have a store with gourmet products downstairs. it is actually a unique experience because you have to go through the store to reach the restaurant. It is a very old gourmet store but they haven't clean or refurbish it in a long time. the... More 

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minneapolis
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

Entering through a small, crowded beautiful deli, greeted by amiable waitstaff and taken to two shared marble tables in the back liquor store,...they had us already,... ala Jerry Maguire. We were hungry and ate our way through a dream menu,..if you like oxtail,pig trotters, tripe, roasted kid leg, and tomato salad with cod. We finished with a sweet tomato confit... More 

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Villanova, Pennsylvania
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191 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

Cam Ravell is located in a gourmet store founded in 1929. I felt like I had stepped back in time. Ask to eat upstairs. The large dining room is located up a spiral staircase. People eat at two big shared marble tables. The menu changes daily. There is a vast wine selection. The food is Spanish and Catalan comfort food.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Hard to find, but well worth the it. The dining room serves authentic Catalan fare prepared and served superbly. We enjoyed the calamari and the suckling pig and will return here next time on Barcelona.

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Singapore
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

Came to this restaurant after reading its review in Frommers Guide. The Restaurant is at the back of the shop which sell liquors and usual ham and dried meat products. We sit around a communal table shared with a couple and and a lone diner. We are mst fortunate to meet and chat up the couple who is regular in... More 

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Athens, Greece
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2014

Not worth the trip there. Very expensive. There are many other places around that are more genuine without the big price tag. No tapas either. Just full size dishes.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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142 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014

We were hungry and arrived at the restaurant at 6pm. Most places open at 8pm so we were quite happy that they invited us in and made us some nice food. The Russian salad was very tasty and nicely presented. The entrees were better and more interesting than the mains in my opinion.

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New York City, New York
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53 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014 via mobile

We've been here twice in the last couple of years. You are eating in the rear section or the upstairs of a shop that sells various gastronomic delicacies. The atmosphere is kitsch, but the most positive and enjoyable kitsch you can imagine. The service is friendly and attentive. And then there is the food: a wonderful array of tapas and... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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82 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2014

The "restaurant" consists of two long shared tables in. Space behind the grocery stor. No matter. Food is good, wine tasty, plentiful and well-priced. Loved the salad but the cannelloni stuffed with salt cod was too rich for my taste buds.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$93 - US$465
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 19:00
Monday
10:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 19:00
Thursday
10:00 - 19:00
Friday
10:00 - 19:00
Saturday
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/ Arago 313, 08009 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Eixample
  • Neighbourhood: Eixample
  • Phone Number: +34 934 57 51 14

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Staying in Eixample

Neighbourhood Profile
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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