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Can Lluis

#1,279 of 8,129 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
El Raval
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Carrer De La Cera, 49, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 41 11 87
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Today
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
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Mon - Sat 13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
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Miami, Florida
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88 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow is this place terrible. Took over an hour to get the food. I ordered sea bass and no where does it state on menu it is a whole fish. It was the entire fish, head, eyes, scales and all. No one wants to cut off a fish head and pick out scales with every bite at dinner. When I... More 

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Thank Loves2travel726
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered one of the evening set menus. The quality of the food was excellent and the portion size was generous. The welcome and the service were also great.

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1 Thank Colin B
Barcelona, Spain
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78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

If you come to Barcelona, this place is a must, a classic to visit. You will enjoy the food, the place and the waiters.

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Thank jlrbBarcelona_Spain
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We have ordered a seafood Paella for four people. It was not paella absolutely. It was full of liquid when paella should be dry or creamy. The seafood was very good but the paella execution was completely wrong in our opinion. Probabily other typical plates are better.

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1 Thank Carlo C
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The place is very original, you have a rough and particular service, but if you don't take it seriously, it's fine. The food is regular, nothing amazing, but not bad at all. Good menus, check them.

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Thank ElTataNL
Cantu, Italy
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I have had a dinner here. I ate a very very tasty black paella, I drunk 4 glasses of sangria (amazing gin sangria) and I ordered a coffee. In the end I spent 27 euros. It's a very honest price. The service was simple PERFECT. Congrats to all the staff!

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Thank Giorgio B
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Very charming restaurant with a long history of Can Luis that survived wars and more ... The service is excellent the personnel is so kind and so funny, The food is typical with the best codfish beignets ( Bacalhau) I have ever eaten ! A very nice restaurant mainly visited by locals in the nice neighbor of San Antonio (... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Excellent drinks - the mojito is fantastic and minty, and only 5,50 euro. Beer and vermouth only 2 euro and really fresh, lots of seating outside, friendly service. The patatas caleuche were fantastic and great value. The perfect place to chill and relax with a great atmosphere.

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Thank ColinTuer
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Good local experience, old timey restaurant. Next time will ask for the Catalan menu. Olives were something else, also great anchovies. Monkfish main dishes pretty good.

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Thank Oli A
Minneapolis
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156 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Can Lluis is one of my favorite restaurants in Barcelona, and I have been coming here for more than thirty years. My wife, however, who also loves Barcelona and food, is not as fanatic. She complains that the food is heavy. I think that we each are right in different ways. The food is traditional Catalan cuisine, without flourishes. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
Thursday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
Friday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
Saturday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer De La Cera, 49, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Raval
  • Neighbourhood: El Raval
  • Phone Number: +34 934 41 11 87

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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 El Raval

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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 forum for bohemian youth, abuzz with the sights and sounds of late-night gatherings and talented skateboarders showing off their latest tricks.
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