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Karakala

#693 of 8,022 Restaurants in Barcelona
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Torrent de L' Olla, 136, 08012 Barcelona, Spain
+34 931 06 40 19
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13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 20:00 - 23:30
Sun - Sat 13:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 20:00 - 00:00
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place by coincidence, walking through gracia streets! We asked for the menu of the day!!! We were in 7 people so we had the opportunity to ask all first and second plates of the menu!!!! All of them were spetacular!!!!! The kebbe was the best in my opinion and also chicken couscous!!!! But, dont worry, everything you... More 

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Thank Gabriela J
Campinas, SP
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice environment, friendly people, excellent food and fair price. These would be the best words to describe this restaurant. Strongly recommend this place.

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Thank FelipeFozzatti
Bratislava, Slovakia
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

we found this restaurant by accident, but it was a very good choice. Although we didn't know the half of the food, we tried to risk it. The food was delicious, some of it was a little bit spicy, but the combinations were something new. It wasn't expensive for a Sunday lunch, because they have a menu for a good... More 

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Thank evuss
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Very recommended. dishes are elaborated very carefully with very nice variety. The Bamye with rice is very recommended!

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Thank Aviv H
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

I went here with my boyfriend and I really enjoyed the food and the general ambience. The waitress was very friendly and helpful when it came to accommodating to my gluten and dairy allergies. I am definitely going to go back soon!

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New York City, New York
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623 reviews
449 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Karakala is an authentic Lebanese restaurant which serves excellent food. We decided to go for a mezze dinner and ordered 6-7 dishes which was the perfect amount. Chose the Lebanese flan for dessert. Very nice staff.

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Thank Laurent G
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent and very pleasant service, authentic lebanese dishes and other middle eastern dishes. Excellent quality ingrediants and spices and herbs used in preperation Was amazed at reasonable prices for the set menu Will go again

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Thank nhbooya
Shanghai
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

A very good ambience and menu with traditional lebanese fares. Although small and unpretentious it is worth the visit.

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Thank FlybyChuba
Badalona, Spain
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245 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Mezze Karakala is a Lebanese restaurant in the Gracia district We went there as a group of 5, the restaurant had been chosen by one of the others and proved to be an excellent choice. The place was fairly quiet, and they had reserved a circular table for us by the window. The waitress (owner?) was really knowledgeable about the... More 

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Thank Mark R
Karakala, Gerente at Karakala, responded to this review

Thank you! It was a pleasure. Hope to see you soon. Kind regards More 

Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Visited the restaurant with my family and arrived after a long drive at 4:20 pm. The waiter told us that they closed and the Chef left. Although the working hours do not show that kitchen closes at 4:30. We even tried calling the restaurant to book before I leave my hotel and they were not answering. Bad experience and I... More 

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Thank NAYIF79
Karakala, Propietario at Karakala, responded to this review

Dear costumer, First I would like to tell sorry about the confusion on friday. Our kitchen close every day at 16.00 p.m. We processing the possibility to stay open more time but at the moment we are not ready yet. Thank you to choose us We wait your next visit during our opening time. Greetings The owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$38
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
Monday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Thursday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Friday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Saturday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Torrent de L' Olla, 136, 08012 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Gracia
  • Neighbourhood: Gracia
  • Phone Number: +34 931 06 40 19

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

Staying in Gracia

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Gracia
Gracia literally stands out from the pack. It used to be an independent town until late into the 19th century. Though it’s just a short commute away from the centre, a visit here feels like you’re in a whole different city. The bohemian vibe has drawn many international artists to this area, resulting in a wide selection of galleries, live music and artsy boutique stores. The nightlife is centered around the vibrant Gracia’s plaças, where young and old gather to enjoy a drink outside. Carrer de Verdi, its main street, offers affordable restaurants and a movie theatre that screens new as well as classic films in their original language. However Gracia's greatest treasure lies just up the hill at Guell Park, where Antoni Gaudi's vibrant and revolutionary art sculptures stand atop unequaled views of Barcelona.
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