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Xiringuito Escriba

Avinguda Litoral, 62, 08005 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 21 07 29
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“paella” (313 reviews)
“rice” (41 reviews)
“fideua” (12 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Avinguda Litoral, 62, 08005 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just an authentic experience, very cool beach restaurant with terrific paella, drinks, at good prices. The playa feeling is great as is the atmosphere of the restaurant: informal, straightforward service. But do you want to eat well or not?!

Thank felipevaz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate pulpo that melted in your mouth (the best I have had in Barcelona), a ceviche that was tangy and delightful and a rice paella and a noodle paella, both of which were flavorful and I couldn't get enough of the plump mussels. Would...More

Thank Marla A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had paella for dinner here on recommendation from our food tour guide who said they had the paella in Barcelona. We were very disappointed when we had the worst paella we ever tasted. The rice was nice but that was it. There were two...More

Thank ZAFoodie_NL
XiringuitoEscriba, Responsable de Comunicació Online at Xiringuito Escriba, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Customer, We are sorry that your visit to our restaurant was not to your satisfaction. And with regard to your comments, we would just like to say that our restaurant is a benchmark, and while we may not manage to please all of our...More

Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Per recommendation of my friend, we tried this restaurant during a visit in Barcelona. Boy, his superlatives were on point! The confluence of flavors was simply perfect and the servings were more than sufficient! The dishes were well-balanced with no single flavor dominating. I think...More

Thank Geronio U
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Felt really welcome when we entered after an afternoon at the beach! Found extra high chairs for our two young daughters and a little funny toy each to play with while we ordered. We chose their signature paella and enjoyed it together with white sangria...More

Thank Charlotte S
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with my husband, daughter, son-in-law and their small children. We hadn’t booked and the restaurant was very busy. However, they were helpful and managed to find us a table immediately. The food was delicious and our waitress was amazing. Can’t wait to...More

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We liked L'Escriba so well we came back for another night! The seafood dinner for two was more than enough for three people, everything very well prepared. Had paella the second night and it was as good as the first night's repast!

Thank hb1038
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

A very nice fish restaurant in front of the beach and the sea. It has delicious fish dishes, very nice environment and too friendly stuff. It is not too expensive and it definitely worth its money. A must of eating in Barcelona!

Thank Γιώργος Π
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

I was given the recommendation to come here and was not disappointed. The paella was amazing, the best I have ever had. There are great views of the sea from this restaurant. The desserts are also very enticing, the restaurant brings out a tray so...More

Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We just been for the first time at this establishment,family of four,two young children age of seven and three.We booked in advance,we were looking forward to a relaxed evening on our well deserved holiday.Service was relatively good,food was ok,drinks expensive but hey ho we are...More

1  Thank Karina1883
XiringuitoEscriba, Responsable de Comunicació Online at Xiringuito Escriba, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Dear Karina, Let us explain that in our menu, that we offer to all our clients at the beginning of the service is reflected that the price of paella is per person or per serving. In this way, our customers know from the beginning our...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avinguda Litoral, 62, 08005 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Poblenou
  • Neighbourhood: Poblenou
  • Phone Number: +34 932 21 07 29
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Xiringuito Escriba restaurant is the best place in Barcelona to eat paella. Enjoy our rice dishes by the sea, served by a friendly staff and in a cosmopolitan atmosphere. A unique culinary experience, signed Joan Escriba. We are waiting for you!
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