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Carballeira

C/ Reina Cristina, 3, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 10 10 06
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“monkfish” (11 reviews)
“seafood” (24 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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C/ Reina Cristina, 3, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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1 - 10 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Situated in the nice neighborhood Barceloneta in Madrid this traditional restaurant really reflects the traditional and delicious flavors of Barcelona . I recommend to try the " cigalas ", the "almejas en salsa verde " the "pulpo" and the sea food paella, paired with a...More

Thank Beatriz P
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Customer, We are glad that you enjoyed some of our seafood specialties. Thank you for taking the time to recommend us and it would be a pleasure to have you back next time in Barcelona!

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We asked our hotel if they could recommend a good fish restaurant. They spoke highly of this third generation of family run restaurant, so made a reservation for us. We need not have bothered with a reservation as there were no more than a dozen...More

Thank Caroline I
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel for my husbands birthday! There was absolutely no atmosphere whatsoever. Dreadful. The restaurant is divided into multiple sections and we were put in a space with four tables with one other couple who left about 15 minutes after...More

Thank Linda H
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Dear client, We really sorry that you didn’t find in our restaurant what you were looking for.

Reviewed 20 June 2017

This was our first dinner in Barcelona.. My wife ordered the "Lubina Salvanje" wild caught Mediterranean sea bass.. It was presented whole.. The waiter expertly removed the bones and she enjoyed.. I had a bit of jet lag. I was content to enjoy the bottle...More

Thank Sequatchie
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Dear Customer, We are so glad to hear how much you've enjoyed your dinner with us. Thank you for your kind words and recommendations. It would be a pleasure to have you back any time. Kind regards.

Reviewed 19 June 2017

Off the beaten path, the restaurant has wonderful waiters and the food is good. We likded the decor and their gazpacho was the best we found in Barcelona. Seafood dishes are Mediterranean in style and, of course, the fish is fresh. I thought the house...More

Thank Frank A
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Dear Frank A, We are glad to know that you´ve enjoyed our Mediterranean specialties and fresh seafood. Thank you for choosing us and we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

I loved this place, start with the fish soup and get a casserole with octopus. The paella was also very nice. I have eaten at many seafood restaurants and the flavors here were just wonderful.

Thank travel604
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Dear Customer, We are glad to know that you enjoyed all your seafood dishes, our speciality. Thank you for finding the time to highly recommend us and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 9 June 2017

If what you are looking for is a traditional mediterranean seafood restaurant, Carballeira is yoir place! Amazingly fresh seafood: gambas, escamarlans, navajas,..., and then the traditional arroz a la banda, bogavante a la americana,..., all superbly done. The look of the place is exactly as...More

Thank maxO174IR
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Dear Max, We are very pleased to know that you found the service and style you were looking for in Carballeira and that you appreciate the quality of our fresh seafood. Thank you very much for your kind words and we hope to see you...More

Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We went for lobster. They asked if we wanted it Americano, which we assumed was boiled with garlic butter. Wrong. They brought them out in a bowl swimming in some kind of sauce. It was not good. The 10€ green salad was just lettuce with...More

Thank Andy S
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Dear Sr, We are really sorry for the misunderstanding with the lobster. Our lobster with “Sauce Américaine”, as described on the menu, is a classic French recipe and it is certainly nothing to do with the lobster with butter you expected. We appreciate your feedback,...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a good seafood carballeira is the place. I would recommend the turbot also the grilled seafood for two.

Thank Mohd Z
R_Carballeira, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carballeira, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Dear Customer, We are glad to know that you appreciate the quality of our fresh seafood and enjoyed your meal. Thank you very much for recommending Carballeira and we hope to see you again next time in Barcelona.

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Poor, bad, expensive, low quality, meh service. That's my summary of the place. People had recommended this one over the competitor around the corner, not trusting "people" again. Wine selection was nice but besides that fish was chewy, paella was tasteless, they bought 4 shrimps...More

Thank Dan W
Nearby
Barceloneta
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$50 - US$66
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 00:00
Monday
13:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 00:00
Thursday
13:00 - 00:00
Friday
13:00 - 00:00
Saturday
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/ Reina Cristina, 3, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barceloneta
  • Neighbourhood: Barceloneta
  • Phone Number: +34 933 10 10 06
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Description
Carballeira is an emblematic restaurant that, since 1944 has been offering the best fresh seafood delivered daily from Galicia.Located in Barceloneta district, a few steps from the sea and right in front of Port Vell, Carballeira has maintained from its beginning, the essence of one of the most popular and authentic seafood restaurants in town.Local waiters with years of experience ensure an excellent service.Delectable seafood carefully selected. Delicious rices: with lobster, "a banda" or black with cuttlefish. Line-caught fish, succulent dishes of monkfish, bass, turbot or hake. And for meat lovers a good T-bone steak or a Galician Veal entrecote. A wide selection of dishes to please every taste.SPECIAL SERVICES • Private dining rooms with natural light inside for groups of 10-40 people. Group menus, also customizable.• All day dining service from 13h to 24h, to dine at your leisure.
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