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Los Caracoles

4.0
16 reviews
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€31 to €50
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Mediterranean
Top tags:
  • Authentic
  • Special Occasions
  • Local Ingredients
In 1835, the Bofarull family founded one of the most charismatic restaurants in the city, Can Bofarull, in the most emblematic part of the Gothic District, near Las Ramblas in Barcelona. Over time, the restaurant was renamed in honour of one of its most famous dishes, Los Caracoles (Snails). Since then, four more generations of the Bofarull family have managed to maintain the excellent standard of it's high quality traditional cooking.

The restaurant's well-earned fame has spread all over the world and is now an absolute must for all those visiting our city. It stands out for always having been a place frequented by famous personalities from the world of art, show business, politics and finance, attracted not only by the choice of culinary pleasures served there but also the charm of its numerous little corners so full of history. All this work has been duly rewarded by the affection people feel for the place and by being awarded the Medal of Merit for Tourism.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Mediterranean
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Hours of Operation
Mon - Fri: 1:15pm - 12:00am
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Phone number
933 01 20 41
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MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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What 16 People Are Saying
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4.0based on recent ratings
3.7
food
4.0
service
4.1
ambience
3.6
value
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58% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Very good quality food - had fillet steaks. Good service. Very friendly Barman who made us a fab Cava Sangria!

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Muy bien todo, un punto en contra , no avisaron a open table de mi presencia y he recibido un email preguntando por mi ausencia, please , indiquen que concurri al lugar.
Taula 607 con un consumo de 83.03 eu. 15.05.18 23:01:48
Gracias

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4.0Dined 7 days ago

Lively historic restaurant with very good typical cuisine. The musicians were entertaining, too.

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5.0Dined on 28 April 2018

Definitely a must when in Barcelona,fabulous Spanish cuisine, great ambiance, nice friendly waiters.
The only hiccup was that we booked through 'Open table' and the gentleman who greeted us when we went to book in could not see our reservation and almost doubted us, until he turned over his booking page and saw our name on the blank side.
Service was quick, the live traditional Spanish music was enjoyed by everyone.
We sat upstairs, so hurry up and go, I believe lunch is also a great experience.

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5.0Dined on 26 April 2018

Great food...only this is I recommend that you ask to sit upstairs rather than in the basement room.

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5.0Dined on 25 April 2018

Lovely and authentic restaurant with good service.

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3.0Dined on 4 April 2018

Das Essen war nur zum Teil gut. Die calamari waren lecker dafür die Fischsuppe und die Muscheln nicht.

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2.0Dined on 30 March 2018

My son and I were celebrating our first evening ever in Barcelona. The restaurant came recommended by a fellow American. Overall, it was a welcoming place, but the food was very disappointing. Everything was overcooked and virtually the same color of brown. The sangria was overly sweet and virtually flavorless. For their reputation — and the price!!! — they should have done a better job. :-(

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5.0Dined on 17 March 2018

Returning here after many years. It was as remembered! Fun, good food, service very good. The only disappointment was that the Creme Catalan was cold. The sugared topping should be fired right before serving to be caramalized so you have the warm top and cool creme underneath. We came specifically for that . Otherwise, it was a great night. Family gathering.

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4.0Dined on 19 February 2018

This is a very picturesque restaurant. You enter by the kitchen, then from there it’s a rabbit warren of connected rooms.

The food was good, nothing surprising but solid, and lots of it.

We are semi-locals and speak Spanish. The clientele was a mix of tourists and locals. As far as we could tell, the service was courteous and helpful regardless of client ethnicity.

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5.0Dined on 15 February 2018

Everything was wonderful. We wanted to have a unique Experience before we left Barcelona and this place was perfect

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2.0Dined on 5 February 2018

Was quite disappointed with the food at Los Caracoles, as we had been looking forward to dining here based on previous reviews.
The paella was over cooked quick a bit - rice was burnt in spots.

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3.0Dined on 3 January 2018

Folkoristic place with traditional Spanish food

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2.0Dined on 29 December 2017

Didn’t really think much of this place, was ok but nothing special

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4.0Dined on 24 December 2017

Food ok, excellent Service , not very spacious but had a nice time

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4.0Dined on 24 November 2017

I found this restaurant to be an authentic taste of Barcelona with an interesting themed decor. Very relaxing and lovely location. A bit pricey but all in all enjoyable.

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