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El Bitxo

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El Born / La Ribera
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Verdaguer i Callas 9 | a lado de "El Palau de la Música", 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 68 17 08
13:00 - 01:00
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Matlock, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food in a good location creative cooking and a inspiring menu. Short menu but lots of interesting dishes lovely wine all in all great value and friendly service in English thank you!

Thank Tim S
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stopped in early evening. We were the only customers while we were there. Started with only the owner? working. He was very nice. He was interested in our opinion on his cheese selection. We had some nice tapas, cheese, and charcuterie. My wife ordered the duck confit. Tip, when ordering a hot food look for the kitchen. When we... More 

Thank Robert F
Cupar Fife
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268 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here on Sunday evening. Food was unusual without any fussy presentation. I had chilli. Which was just OK served without rice so ordered bread, received little pieces of dried crispbread a very strange combination. Wine was very good and from Leon, I thought we would have had a Catalan wine. there were six of us seated around a... More 

1 Thank Wyandour
Reading, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awful weather so didn't want to travel too far from our apartment but came across this lovely little place. Lovely food and amazing service!

Thank emilykdriver
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We went to this place after dinner for dessert. We just happen to stumble upon it . So we went inside and Got a lava cake and Chocolate cake. They were very good!. The deserts were very cheap too. The bartender was extremely nice and friendly. (Her name is Ivanna) I do recommend this place for dessert and after dinner... More 

Thank angrykid15371
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

super small bar with great food and wine (the best wines order a bottle), jazz music and warm ambient! a great place for meeting up with friends, small talks and just enjoy! might be full and don't take reservations

Thank Lopso
Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We came across this tiny tapas bar in the late afternoon and were pleasantly surprised by the superb meal we had and the kindness of the owner. It was a wonderful way to relax and take a break from visiting the district. We came back later in the evening another day but unfortunately it was chock full.

Thank Bettinak_5
District VII / Jewish Quarter, Hungary
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was amazing. It's small and tucked in a little alley, but the food is incredible. Try the coffee smoked salmon with ginger and wasabi cream!

Thank kileydelaney
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

The best tapas bars need bookings and not pushchair friendly. This place was recommended to us and did not disappoint. Super friendly service and very accommodating. A small venue, but fit our pushchair in.

Thank Rups T
Frisco, Texas
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150 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This is a crowded area, so we were happy to find an open table at El Bixto to have drinks and tapas before the concert. Cozy atmosphere with friendly and prompt service.

Thank Linda Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Verdaguer i Callas 9 | a lado de "El Palau de la Música", 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighbourhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 932 68 17 08

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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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