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Xiringuito Escriba

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#1,065 of 9,208 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner
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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!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Catalan, Asian
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront, Beach
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very touristy and this place is always claimed as the best paella in Barcelona. If this is already the best paella in Barcelona I would never eat any paella in Barcelona again. The food isn’t very bad to be honest but given such a reputation...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank KingYinM
Reviewed 4 days ago

In 4 days we chose to eat here twice. Friendly staff, no waiting, delicious food from seafood paella to grilled sardines, even the beef was perfectly prepared. Have the fish of the day with the finely cut vegetables. Even dessert was fantastic! Our favorite place...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Rayna K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went here while staying in Barcelona. We were skeptical because many of the locals say to stay away from any restaurants near the beach but we wanted to give it a shot. We started with calamari and mussels which were both very tasty and then...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Samantha M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I came to this restaurant for our first night in Barcelona. It is next to the beach so has some lovely scenery! The restaurant had a rustic feel and was decorated tastefully. We arrived at 8:30 and were seated straight away! We...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank annabelcarr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here after we read a recommendation from a barcelona food site which said you could eat tasty paella here. We got their brand paella with seafood and we were not disappointed, as it was super big and tasty. Also their sangria was perfect. The...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Cristian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nicely located right on the sand of Bogatel playa; very good service in the restaurant and on the beach. The food is just beach food, lacks seasoning and just tastes average to below average; they need to improve their salad and ceviche seasoning. The...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Nadim A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to us by a friend in Barcelona. We were traveling with our two teenage kids, and all of us enjoyed the open-air atmosphere, beach view, upscale restaurant, casual feel, excellent paella and great sangria. Would highly recommend, and would return again.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank coconuttipelli
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the restaurant twice in a week of staying in Barcelona. The seafood is so fresh. Service is fantastic. All staffs are with passion and smile and friendly. You need to book by phone in advance to avoid disappointment as it's a super busy...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Dan L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to say during the day, is very different as during the weekend. We were there a group of friends Sunday, we went early, we had to change cava 3 times, for different reasons. After we ordered food that they didn't bring and some...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Zoltan0024
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Typical xiringuito in front of the beach of Barca with one of the tastiest paella (classic and black are 🔝) you can try - definitely recommended. P.s. great Sangria as well!

Date of visit: July 2019
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ownwo
September 19, 2018|
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Response from RestaurantsEscriba | Property representative |
At Xiringuito Escribà we make paellas for one person charging only one portion, but during high demand, due to a logistical matter of stoves and pans, when ordering a paella for one person, it may takes longer than usual. In... More
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CarnivoresandVegans
April 13, 2018|
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Response from RestaurantsEscriba | Property representative |
Hello, indeed some people of the team speak English, and the letter can be consulted on our website, where you will find the letter in 10 languages. Regards!
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March 30, 2018|
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Response from RestaurantsEscriba | Property representative |
Yes, we have high chairs for babies. Regards!
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