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Pez Vela

Mediterranean Restaurant€€€€
La Barceloneta, Barcelona
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  • Joaquín G.
    "The Patatas picantes are amazing, and si is the butifarra paella."(84 Tips)
    Matteo L.
    "Clams, croquets, Iberian ham, octopus, all amazing"(16 Tips)
    Ophelia J.
    "Loved the Paella - beautiful view on the beach from the restaurant"(15 Tips)
    Okan E.
    "nougat ice cream is the way"(2 Tips)
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  • Lucy X.
    Lucy XuNovember 13, 2017
    Get the seafood paella, don’t think twice!
  • samantha c.
    samantha cantoreNovember 11, 2017
    Arugula salad is good, and one of the best Riesling wines I ever had. Great views of Barcelona landscape
  • Joaquín G.
    Joaquín GamboaSeptember 8, 2017
    Turrón ice cream - please don’t leave without trying it.
  • Joaquín G.
    Joaquín GamboaSeptember 8, 2017
    In a city where servers have a bad attitude, Pez Vela stands out both for its amazing service and delicious food. The Patatas picantes are amazing, and si is the butifarra paella.
  • Shurooq A.
    Shurooq AlsadaSeptember 4, 2017
    Great paella, steak, and fresh salad 👌🏼
  • Katerina👑🔨💍 I.
    I am not really into paella but this one was fair enough. Spicy chorizo and shrimp paellas were the best.
  • Bartosz F.
    Bartosz FederAugust 6, 2017
    Delicious paella, nice service, great views.
  • Lowie D.
    Lowie DeseyneJuly 10, 2017
    A big DISAPPOINTMENT! Had a seafood paella for two and it was barely enough. Besides that you could count the clamps and squids on one hand! So actually we paid €47 for some rice. Really a bummer.
  • Jocelyn
    JocelynJuly 10, 2017
    We came there for the paella but were very disappointed. We paid €44 for paella for two and got barely nothing. 5 clamps en a few pieces of baby squid. The sangria was very good though.
  • S P.
    S PJune 15, 2017
    Disappointing, worst meal in Barcelona. 44€ paella for 2 with 6 small shrimps, clams and a few pieces of squid, green salad made with cheap iceberg lettuce... A meal for birds with bad service. Avoid!
  • Sarp E.
    Sarp ErkayaJune 12, 2017
    Fun beach front restaurant with decent service and good food. Enjoy the tapas (get the small fried fish 🐟)to start with and finish off with the paella. Enjoy the beach vibe with wine 🍷
  • Olga B.
    Olga BejleriMay 19, 2017
    Great paella, nice view, a little bit expensive.
  • Luis O.
    Luis OreamunoApril 20, 2017
    Too expensive for small portions that are not that amazing
  • Remo M.
    Remo MalarikApril 14, 2017
    Also a bit touristy. And you're paying more for the view than the food, but the paella here is also great.
  • Dalal N. A.
    Dalal N. Al-عessaMarch 7, 2017
    One of best spots for paella. ✋🏻
  • Nilay
    NilayFebruary 25, 2017
    excellent paella! perfect size for two. great people watching + heat lamps outside.
  • Abdullah A.
    Abdullah AlnasserNovember 15, 2016
    Good paella ( classic paella with prawn only ). Their ice cream is 👍👍 ( nougat ice cream )
  • Matteo L.
    Matteo LombardiSeptember 25, 2016
    Clams, croquets, Iberian ham, octopus, all amazing
  • Farhad R.
    Farhad RostamivandSeptember 15, 2016
    Paella is delicious 😍
  • Ali A.
    Ali Al-HamidahAugust 21, 2016
    We been here in late hours when the kitchen already closed.. They have good drinks and free wifi
  • Refika S.
    Refika SenturkJuly 7, 2016
    santurce type cod fish 👌
  • Okan E.
    Okan ErolJune 14, 2016
    Lobster broth paella is good, galician octopus is fantastic, nougat ice cream is the way to finish an amazing meal! The coolest place in Barcelona! Not cheap though. 😎
  • Krista M.
    Krista MacDonaldJune 11, 2016
    We ordered the prawns/squid/clams paella for 22€ each and the rice was good but very skimpy on the seafood. Equaled very expensive rice :(
  • Abdullah .
    Abdullah 😀June 6, 2016
    Kalamari 💘 .. coozy place💆
  • Serhat Ş.
    Serhat ŞenMay 10, 2016
    Great view of the beach and the sea. Good fish and nice ambiance.
  • Edward C.
    Edward ColleyApril 24, 2016
    Great paella and tapas for sure
  • Edward C.
    Edward ColleyApril 23, 2016
    Great food - excellent octopus speciality and of course paella; good views too😄
  • 10things •.
    Pez Vela truly captures the essence of what Barcelona and its beach is all about. With the inside being decorated with contemporary, industrial, furniture, the outside is the real gem of Read more
  • Aban B.
    Aban BahabriJanuary 15, 2016
    Excellent clams 👍🏼👍🏼
  • Rene J.
    Rene JoergensenDecember 8, 2015
    We had tapas and paella, nice and no fancy stuff. Service was good. Overall a nice restaurant kinda average, as I did not pick the bill, price value is a difficult call :-)
  • Sara F.
    Sara FracassoNovember 13, 2015
    Everything!
  • Sara F.
    Sara FracassoNovember 13, 2015
    The best paella and service ever! Have to come back! 10+
  • Anthony J.
    Anthony JacobsonOctober 4, 2015
    Trendy . Food secondary to being there.
  • Steph S.
    Steph ShihSeptember 13, 2015
    Paella is more al dente, depends on whether you like that. Tastes good but the finish was too gritty for me. Their roast chicken is a solid dish. Awesome Apple tart too.
  • Sean L.
    Sean LöfgrenSeptember 3, 2015
    The paella obviously.
  • Alejandro D.
    Alejandro DuránAugust 12, 2015
    Paella, sea view, comfy
  • Mohammed A.
    Mohammed Al-mJuly 21, 2015
    Good food , Great service.. Paella 👍 - steak - kalamari 👌🏽
  • Denisa I.
    Denisa I.July 20, 2015
    The seafood paella was really good!
  • violeta
    violetaJuly 6, 2015
    Awesome place with high quality dishes, whatever you order it'll be good. Not all the staff is very friendly, and the prices are high. Worth for the location.
  • DxbM
    DxbMMay 31, 2015
    Paella is great .. Tartar was ok .. Loved the beans and clams .. Burrata rocket was very good and so were the desserts - apple pie and naugat...
  • Spyridonas K.
    Spyridonas KMay 30, 2015
    Paella!!!!!!
  • Dami S.
    Dami SuerteMarch 31, 2015
    The restaurant is very cool , has a nice design , the menu is fine like the price (under w hotel) but I think they must be better in the service and also for the paella nothing special and the poor
  • Michalis L.
    Michalis LagosMarch 12, 2015
    Great paella! Very nice place! Well done!
  • Majoros K.
    Majoros KrisztaFebruary 27, 2015
    Nice, trendy, cozy places with cool sea-view. The paella was nice but nothing special.
  • Fatima A.
    Fatima Al HashimiJanuary 3, 2015
    Great atmosphere. I personally liked it better in the warmer weather, but was still amazing. Awesome paellas. Lobster in brothy rice was good, but a little messy. Desserts were good too.
  • eda b.
    eda bNovember 8, 2014
    delicious paella but be careful when ordering- the portions are huge!
  • Claudina P.
    Claudina PittalugaOctober 26, 2014
    Great ambience & scenery.
  • W magazine
    W magazineSeptember 26, 2014
    A favorite “chiringuito” (food stand) by the beach. For lunch, dinner or cocktails, it has the best view of the coast and serves delicious fresh fish and paellas. Read more
    Downvoted Jan 6
  • Önder B.
    Önder BingölSeptember 19, 2014
    Great paella, nice spot.
  • Sinem Eylem A.
    Sinem Eylem ArslanSeptember 16, 2014
    I think I found the best mojito in the whole wide world!
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