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Cafe de L'Opera

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La Rambla
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La Rambla, 74, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 17 75 85
08:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 01:00
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Victoria, BC, Canada
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175 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We wanted to eat dinner somewhere while strolling on La Rambla one evening, so we had a look at the menu for this restaurant. The pictures looked great :) so we decided to sit down at one of their outdoor tables and have dinner there. We decided to share a platter of tapas and our waiter suggested one of the... More 

Thank CoolCouple99
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113 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We called here on our first night in Barcelona, and went every night thereafter! There is an incredible welcome here, the staff are excellent and friendly, particularly Henry. We went in search of Churros and Hot Chocolate. It was superb. However, we also discovered what must be one of the largest collections of spirits in the city. WE thoroughly recommend... More 

Thank Pick1962
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped by here to have something sweet on our first day in Barcelona. The churros and hot chocolate was divine and such a treat that we went back on our last day before heading to the airport! The rating is based on the churros (I'm not sure about the rest of the menu). Ambience and service was great too!

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Tucson, AZ
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45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

had a fully cooked breakfast and coffee here for under $8 USD. Great location right on La Rambla, great food, good service, nice decor.

Thank ssparlin
Calvisson, France
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A return visit after perhaps a seven year delay,whats changed, absolutely nothing ! Cosy interior, slow service,glorious hot chocolate with chouros ,the place to watch the world go by on the ramblas

Thank Stuart D
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879 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 417 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been told that we should visit the Café de l'Opera on La Rambla. The place is all gorgeous old world charm, with its lovely, high-ceilinged interior and somewhat dated façade. It has been in operation since 1929, so has stood the test of time. When we visited, the place was full of locals; we seemed to be the... More 

Thank RandyRoss
Bucharest, Romania
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We liked the service. The waiters were very nice and helpful. The inside is cosy and warm. We tried only desserts but they were tasteful and very satisfying.

Thank AndreeaEC
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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225 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst visiting Barcelona with my partner back in May we popped here on our first night for a very BIG beer sitting outside watching the world go by on The Ramblas. Good service and nice beer. Looked like they have an extensive menu too.

Thank David0ff82
Manchester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Billed by some guidebooks as a top historic café, we stopped in to rest our aching feet and try out the hot chocolate and churros. It felt dark and cramped, with the feel of somewhere cheap. Like a themed historic café that's a bit naff rather than a place with any heritage. The churros were almost too hot to taste... More 

Thank James T
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were looking for somewhere to have a cup of tea and coffee on a rare damp day in Barcelona and picked this place over a couple of nearby establishments because we thought it looked quaint. It took some prompting to have our order taken and the waiters were universally grumpy at best. The coffee was ok,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cafe, European, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Rambla, 74, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > La Rambla
  • Neighbourhood: La Rambla
  • Phone Number: +34 933 17 75 85

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

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La Rambla
Barcelona's most famous street was once a dry riverbed. Now, La Rambla is a 1200-metre boulevard, and a major draw for visitors. During the day, La Rambla fills with pedestrians, some of which stroll past impressive human statues and artists while others take a break to people-watch while enjoying a drink at one of the many terraces. Housed here is the iconic Boqueria Market that offers one of the most varied and appetising selections of local produce and specialty meats and treats. While it’s important for tourists to keep an eye on their belongings at all times, this area is most safely explored in the daytime and is a must see for everyone who visits.
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