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Cera 23

Carrer de la Cera, 23, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 42 08 08
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef cheeks” (115 reviews)
“black rice” (84 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Carrer de la Cera, 23, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hidden in a unexpected side road . My husband and I enjoyed one of the most delicious meals we have ever had . We had Gazpacho and Octopus to start followed by the Cod and Beef checks and the yummy cheesecake to share. An evening...More

Thank Manthacb72
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Mere words are not enough to rate this restaurant From the moment we walked in the door we were looked after like VIP's To start you really must have a Blackberry Mojito their signature cocktail in the words of She Who MUST Be Obeyed its...More

4  Thank Blair H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to the restaurant based on the high rating of Tripadvisor (within top 25 of over 8,000+ restaurants in Barcelona), however my partner and me were very dissapointed. We had to wait for our table, but had the option to have a drink at the...More

Thank Iris B
Reviewed 3 days ago

we had a wonderful dinner at Cera 23 when we were in Barcelona on a cruise. Prior to the trip, I contacted American Express and asked for suggestions about where to eat dinner- with a focus on tapas. We could have enjoyed our dinner here...More

Thank Shireen S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Make a reservation here when you arrive in Barcelona. Beautiful food for every course. I recommend the burritana salad to start, very delicate and flavoursome. My partner had the prawns, which were also excellent. I had the fillet steak for the main, it was cooked...More

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 4 days ago

Gorgeous food, great ambience, octopus melts in the mouth, steak was superb. The waiting staff were hilarious and made the visit very personal. Quite hidden in the back streets but worth the effort

Thank WoodyAsh
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The black rice with seafood and tagliatelle was phenomenal. Would also recommend the blackberry mojito! Amazing and a fun experience!! Recommend to book in advance

Thank romblu
Reviewed 5 days ago

This little restaurant is placed in an obscure place BUT has amazing food and the signature Blackberry Mojito is delicious! My friend and I received a recommendation to eat here, unfortunately we didn't book, however the manager found us the last 2 bench stools near...More

Thank nurse2003sam
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited Cera 23 and walked in without a reservation at 8.30pm and they were able to squeeze us in. I'd advise making a reservation to avoid disappointment as the restaurant was full. The atmosphere was perfect. The food tasted fresh and delicious. We had...More

Thank Nicola H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a superb dinner - in a relaxed informal and friendly small place. Food was fantastic (slow cooked lamb was wonderful) house wine was local and to die for. This place deserves its high rating - very special.

Thank John P
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
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Barry M
Hello, I tried to make an online booking but have had no reply. Could I reserve a table for 2 please at 7:30pm on 16 January? Many thanks
6 January 2017|
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Response from Ricardo Martin L | Reviewed this property |
We had the concierge of our hotel call them directly and make a reservation for us. That was the easiest and most secure way to do it I think.
Je M
If we have tickets for a performance at 21:30 and our dinner reservations is 19:00. Will we be able to complete dinner in 2 hours or less?
9 October 2015|
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Response from Anna J | Reviewed this property |
I think so, yes. Just ask the staff to call a taxi for you right when you finish.
Isabella W
we have 4 adults and 2 young adults age 9 and 12, is that ok?
18 August 2015|
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Response from Linda F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, just make sure you have reservations. They turn away people without reservations all the time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:00 - 01:00
13:30 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
13:30 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
13:30 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
13:30 - 16:00
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13:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer de la Cera, 23, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Raval
  • Neighbourhood: El Raval
  • Phone Number: +34 934 42 08 08
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Nuestra unica pretension es hacer que salgas del restaurante, al menos algo mejor de lo que entraste. Para conseguirlo ofrecemos el producto del mercado mas fresco, preparado con carino y servido con una sonrisa.
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