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Los Toreros

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El Raval
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Carrer d'en Xucla 3-5, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 18 23 25
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this restaurant after a couple of disappointing experiences. It was full of Spanish people, which we thought was a good sign. The menu was mainly Tapas and Paella/Fideuolla. We were seated quickly and the atmosphere was good. We chose the tasting menu Tapas for 2 and the Paella for 2, but we shared everything between the 4 of... More 

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Thank shellysheddy
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and great service !!! It was a busy evening with only one waiter and one waitress but they still provided good service with us and other customers! We order a mixed seafood paella and it was lovely! My son had a pasta dish and my daughter had a seabass and both dishes was tasty too!! Will return if... More 

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Warren, Canada
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352 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the bullfighting pictures. The restaurant has been around since the 50's. It's worth a visit. The food is good but we've had better. The service was excellent. Had their tapas dégustation and would not recommend it. Would have preferred to chose individuals tapas. The deserts were very good.

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Tipperary, Ireland
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64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ran in here out of torrential rain during a thunder storm. The staff were friendly & funny - restaurant was almost empty & they wondered if they had a free table for 5!!! We ordered from the set Tapas menu for 4 or more - we got a lot of tapas plates, I think about 10-12. There was a jug... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Went to there as a recommendation for Tapas. I probably would look else where in what I view as a tapas. But can't fault the restaurant. Staff where friendly. Tapas was ok. Would recommend the chicken croquettes. You get a sense of history and is just off the las Ramblas.

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dubai
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner and had the black seafood paella which was very good! Decent prices compared to other restaurants on Las Ramblas. Would definitely go again.

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Thank Traveller12319
1 review
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I really liked this place in 2015 and wanted to go back to it. But now it was totally another experience. First, many menus were available only for at least four people. The service was bad. The starter and main course came at the same time. The main course was totally tasteless. And then suddenly they came to ask to... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

The food is delicious!!! I am warmly recommend the taste menu...for only 17 euros you receive a lot of delicious food. It's the first restaurant in Barcelona after 3 days of visiting where I have truly eat delicious food at a very fair price!

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Thank Lucian L
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Wow what a nice venue with nice friendly staff and the food was fantastic. Big thumbs up to you guys. Highly recommend the seafood paella great taste. And the sangria was great too 😉

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Thank Ioan W
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Wanted to try something local and searched the web.Came across this restaurant which stated off the tourist beaten path.Cosy ambience, simple selection of good dishes.Service was courteous and good.Tried the Iberian meat selection,ham croquettes,black sausage and black paella cuttlefish..all very good polished off with some house red.Desserts (creme Catalan)was a let down and did not hit the mark,but on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 01:00
Monday
17:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 01:00
Thursday
17:00 - 01:00
Friday
17:00 - 01:00
Saturday
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer d'en Xucla 3-5, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Raval
  • Neighbourhood: El Raval
  • Phone Number: +34 933 18 23 25
Description
This historical place, defined as a museum by many people, is one of the few restaurants in Catalonia where you can enjoy several tapas and paella in a very special taurine/bullfighting ambiance with old pictures, paints and trophies that remember how bullfighters lived some time ago, when Barcelona was an important place for bulls! Take note that, at the beginning of the XXth century, bullfighting was as important as football in all Spain... This restaurant opened in 1950 being the headquarter of one of the oldest taurine/bullfighter association in Catalonia, called Peña de Gallito y Belmonte, created in 1920 and still alive in spite of the current situation (bullfighting is now forbidden in Catalonia). Thanks to this association, our restaurant received many famous bullfighters like José Tomas, Luis Miguel Dominguin or El Cordobes, well known dancers & singers as Lola Flores and other important people as Matias Prat. Even a movie called "tiempos mejores" with Arturo Fernandez has been filmed here in 1994! We kindly invite you to discover the photos hung on the walls around you... Conscious of this important historical heritage, we refurbished a few months ago our restaurant and tried to enhance all these testimonies. We maintained a classic decoration with warm colors and stones at sight. We placed a small red wood wall around our two main rooms in order to imitate a Taurus square and in our two smaller rooms, we used old ceramics and rustic painting to recreate the Andalusia style. We remain specialized in tapas and paellas but we also offer salads, meat and fish with a special mention to our traditional and delicious oxtail... As a complement, we offer different kinds of menus for groups too, with prices between 17,90 Eur and 22,50 Eur per person (beverage included like sangria, wine, water, softdrink or beer). These menus are compound by several tapas to share and it is a good way to discover many typical Spanish dishes at a very reasonable price. We hope you will enjoy our restaurant!

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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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