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La Fonda

Carrer dels Escudellers, 10, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 01 75 15
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Carrer dels Escudellers, 10, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spotted this lovely local Spanish restaurant and were not disappointed.The atmosphere ,service and food and wine were excellent and just what was needed . Unbelievable value too .Enjoy !

Thank RichardC9980
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The vegetarian paella as the crema Catalana were very good. Also the waiters were friendly. But it was very loud inside, this disturbs the atmosphere

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We waited for a table in a queue outside for about half an hour on Saturday afternoon. Certainly it was not worth it. Service was OK but indeed not fast. Prices were reasonable but quality was low. Glasses were dirty and our food was not...More

Thank Łukasz B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant and great value. We had the mixed paella and it was really tasty and went down well with the sangria. Highly recommended.

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was OK, service was adequate. When I asked for a latte macchiato, they brought me a cortado. After three attempts of trying to explain what a latte macchiato was, where they kept bringing me cortadoes, I decided to give up and just ask for...More

Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Originally chose this restaurant as it seemed very busy so thought this was a good sign - it was! Friendly atmosphere and food service. The sangria was great at cheap for a litre at 9.95. We had the seafood paella which was delicious, we would...More

Thank Gabriella R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best things first. We had a fixed menu and the tapas were in plenty and mostly very good. But the real disappointment were the main dishes. I ordered a pork dish. It was quite disappointing. Those who ordered other options like chicken breasts or...More

Thank Somsubhro C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent place for the Spanish seafood with great services. Must try the squid ink paella, absolutely amazing! However, be warned that the waiters there do expect tips ;).

Thank travelgirl282
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner here my first night in barcelona and was underwhelmed by my experience. The service was lackluster and the food was ok. I had a cream of leek soup which was ok but served luke warm. The roast pork dinner was very one note...More

Thank Jon33305
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved everything about La Fonda! Although we had only the mixed paella and a pitcher of sangria, I feel confident recommending La Fonda’s full menu. The service was efficient and friendly. We were waiting at the door for the 12:30 opening on a Thursday,...More

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If I am not wrong, yes :)
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The do no accept reservations, you'll have to cue outside, the place is very big and generally is not too long before you get a table
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer dels Escudellers, 10, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
  • Phone Number: +34 933 01 75 15
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