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7 Portes

Passeig Isabel II 14, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 19 30 33
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“paella” (1,172 reviews)
“fideua” (24 reviews)
“black rice” (22 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Passeig Isabel II 14, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After reading so many good reviews of the food here we thought we'd go a try the paella. We were thoroughly disappointed. Smaller portion than expected and did not deliver on flavour. Not worth what we paid. We ordered a vegetable side which took so...More

Thank Georgina S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went to 7portes at the recommendation of a friend and the food certainly did not disappoint, the appetizers were great; but the paella was the star of the evening, perfectly balanced, not too salty, and the right mix of seafood and meat. The only reason...More

Thank ApNp8
Reviewed 6 days ago

We ordered a set of 8 excellent appetizers. All very good. The ham we got was the best I have ever eaten. Fresh anchovies fantastic, typical local appetizers also good. The fillet perfect and the house wine kept the quality of the food.

Thank Leszek-2020
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is has excellent paella, it is a timeless restaurant with professional waiters. The only drawback is that it is a bit touristy, going in August is probably not the best time, but the food is worth putting up with that.

Thank JOMA S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed there 19:00-20:15 on Sep 8,2017. An old waiter, THROW plate, fork, credit card... on the dinning table. Maybe this old waiter was not in a good mood but why he expressed his bad mood to me? The old,old waiter is really very very...More

Thank Chen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After waiting for a table we were served with what can only be described as the blandest paella with an aftertaste which left us feeling queasy. They charged us €12 for dry bread rolls and miniscule olives which we hadn't ordered but which we assumed...More

1  Thank Jack50s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The resturant looks very nice, but.. The food was way way below a minimum criteria, along with antipathetic and sloooow service. I am glad that I didn't meet this resturant on my first visit to Barcelona, it might created the wrong image of the city's...More

1  Thank Keeno N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is very nice. Service was good but slow. The 7 portes appetizers were excellent however the Paella was dry and solty.

1  Thank Amir S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fancy restaurant with polite staff. Very disappointed with the giant asparagus appetizer which was emptied into the plate from a jar! The rabbit was tasty but you can tell it's not being cooked on a paella ring. A good bottle of wine definitely helped....can...More

Thank ontheroadet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Consistent quality (which is high!) in a pleasant environment. I go there every time we want to celebrate with the king of rice dishes.

Thank Acalpixca
Originally a fisherman’s quarter, this quaint area
can’t escape its small village feel: laundry hanging
over the narrow streets, old ladies clamoring at each
other from their balconies and elder gentlemen playing
games on short wooden benches gossiping the day away,
Barceloneta could double as a film set. Artists line
the boardwalk displaying their magnificently detailed
sand structures making this the most visited beach in
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8 April 2017|
Response from KTA-ID | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember the menu exactly but I think so. My sister had the fish of the day that was delicious and simple, the paella was great. They may have menu on website?
jen y
16 October 2016|
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Response from kallirache | Reviewed this property |
Little late to the party but we ordered one paella for two people and it was plenty.
28 March 2016|
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Response from Esseily | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$42 - US$54
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Passeig Isabel II 14, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barceloneta
  • Neighbourhood: Barceloneta
  • Phone Number: +34 933 19 30 33
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Opening its doors in 1836 to begin offering over 150 years of excellence, Restaurant de les 7 Portes is truly the most classic of Barcelona's eating places. Here, you can enjoy the finest Catalan cooking in an intimate setting or in one of the spacious banquet halls, accompanied by Spain's best wines and "cavas" (sparkling wines) from the well-stocked cellar. The restaurant is housed in the Pòrtics d'en Xifré, a building declared a national monument and the first place in Barcelona where running water was installed. In 1942, it became the property of Paco Parellada, founder of one of the foremost dynasties of restaurateurs in all of Catalonia.
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