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Granja La Pallaresa

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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Carrer de Petritxol 11, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34933022036
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Today
09:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Sun - Sat 09:00 - 13:00
Mon - Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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East Amherst, New York
Level Contributor
16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

You know the churros are great when all the locals come here for their fix! It is on a tiny street hard to find, but it is worth the search. Not far off La Rambla.

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Thank Renee Z
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The chocolate and churros was good, not as sweet as Madrids chocolate and churros, but I am giving two stars due to service. My family of 5 (2 elderly parents and two young children) were seated quickly and that was it. The servers took the orders of other locals and served them, and gave change to people leaving before they... More 

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Thank Bklynant
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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128 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is classic, established in 1947, and frequented by locals who arrive with their children or their moms, aunts, or grandmothers for the best thick hot chocolate, freshly whipped and frothy cream (crema Catalana) and warm fresh churros in Barcelona. There is always a line but service is fast and so it is worth the wait! No photo does... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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124 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I got the churros and Spanish chocolate sauce, the churros was great but I wasn't a big fan of the Spanish chocolate sauce it tasted to much of water, so maybe a different sauce would have been better. The price for mine was 4.6€ and I got 4 churros.

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Thank Nicholas N
Budapest
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you start approaching this little hidden gem, you already smell chocolate from the street. The must in this cafe is to get a hot chocolate that is so thick, it feels like you are drinking melted chocolate. It goes perfect with churros that is not too sweet. It makes a perfect afternoon snack.

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Thank boszibaba
Devonshire Parish, Bermuda
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

This little gem was recommended to us by a local. It does not disappoint. The food is delicious and the service quick and efficient. A must try.

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Thank juanitablee4
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Must visit if you are in for local food. There is always a line of people waiting and the place is full. You will need to be patient a bit and you will be rewarded with the nice chocolate and local bread, churro, etc.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Nestled in the labyrinthine streets of Barcelona's gothic district is Granja La Pallaresa a discrete, unfussy cafe that is famous for its sublime hot chocolate. Indeed, as we arrived, the queue confirmed this was a 'must do' venue on the gothic town tourism trail. Therefore, like many other compliant visitors, we joined the line and waited our turn. We didn't... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I felt as unwanted guest when I came 20 min before siesta. For me it was absolutely enough to get hot chocolate with churros, but the staff seemed annoyed. Churros were ok but I actually didn't like chocolate, however its worth seeing because it's popular place among inhabitants.

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Thank joannak85warsaw
Canada
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295 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is a popular spot so can be hard to get a table but it's worth the wait! There are various types of hot chocolate and we chose the espanola on our waiter's recommendation and it was excellent, very thick and delicious, perfect for dipping the crisp churros. The service was good too and our waiter recognized us when we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
09:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer de Petritxol 11, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Phone Number: +34933022036

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Staying in Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas brought to life by the many small bars and local musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.
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