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El Viejo Pop

$$ - $$$
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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Via laietana, 57, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 18 06 69
08:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Thu 08:00 - 00:00
Fri 08:00 - 01:00
Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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Rome, Italy
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not a bad sote to have a burger in Barcelona. It could be a little more gourmet and offer different tapas.. Indeed it is an average burger spot in Barcelona downtown

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere close by to have a quick burger, nothing fancy. This hit the spot. We both had the Johnny Depp burgers, nice big patties and well made. €26 for both meals plus a coke and a beer. Drinks a but overpriced but we were happy enough. Tables were a bit close together.

Thank gorgeousgeordie
Dallas, Texas
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147 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Two doors from our hotel we needed a quick lunch bite after our overnight flight from the States. Diverse menu. Frozen paella. BUT, two beers and a shared HUGE HALF KILOGRAM HAMBURGER later, we were impressed! Really hit the spot! (We have yet to figure out how they charged us 20.9 euros for 16 euros worth of food, but we... More 

Thank Timmy232
Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We ordered a takeaway from here via deliveroo. It arrived on time. We had bread with tomato and hummus which were nice. We had two paellas; one chicken and one mixed. The mixed one came with mussels, one prawn, some chicken and possibly cuttlefish. My boyfriend was quite happy with it. My chicken paella was disappointing, although it tasted nice... More 

Thank GraceWilkinson
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

There were only a few tourists inside which should have been my first clue that this place was a tourist trap overcharging and cutting corners. I had the "sautéed mushrooms with garlic and parsley" which I'm sure were canned mushrooms heated in olive oil and the fishermens mussels which again I'm sure they substituted with canned mussels in a watered... More 

Thank Amanda M
Adelaide, Australia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Cool atmosphere and decor in this restaurant. Chicken paella was great, as were the sangrias! Top notch, service was fast and attentive and servers could speak great English which was nice. Didn't stay long but enjoyed it nonetheless.

Thank ttorikk
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The food in this restaurant is very tasty. I've tried other establishments and they don't compare to this one. The chicken paella is a must. Been here 3 days in a row.

Thank wollacott
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

It was an ok meal. Pleasant restaurant. Service ok. Tapas starter not brilliant but the burgers were delicious. Beer on draft by the litre!

Thank Patcp66
Halesowen, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The staff were nice, however service was a bit slow, the restaurant had a good atmosphere, I had the al pecino burger, the veal was nicely cooked with the pepperiness of the burger nicely complimenting the salty capers, the grilled peppers were nice and soft and the sweet tomato countered that, the cheese was nicely melted and there was a... More 

Thank brummiechef
Adelaide, Australia
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204 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

This was reasonable food especially if you like to try the local. Had cuttlefish paella which was quite good but service was lacking.

Thank jon m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via laietana, 57, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Phone Number: +34 933 18 06 69
In the El Viejo Pop everybody is welcome, so from his opening many people goes daily to have lunch, have dinner, eating some "tapas" or drinking a beer or a coffee. In his three floors you will find bar, live broadcast of football matches and spaces for groups among other things. But over everything you will find good food and the warm atmosphere of El Viejo Pop.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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