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IRATI Taverna Basca

9.1/10
154

Average price €40

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Contactless, digital or single use menus
Extra cleaning services implemented at the tables, toilets and kitchen
Guest spacing 1,5m
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Staff wearing masks
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A rare pearl among our careful selection of the best addresses right now

Irati (Grupo Sagardi) introdujo la cultura del pintxo donostiarra en Barcelona. De la mano de los cocineros Iñaki y Mikel Lz de Viñaspre, se ha convertido en lugar de peregrinación para los amantes de la auténtica cocina vasca en la Ciudad Condal. Aquí vienes a disfrutar con amigos y a explorar esa descomunal barra de pintxos que te ofrece lo mejor del País Vasco en miniatura. Si te apetece algo más relajado, puedes optar por el formato de mesa y mantel. En este espacio te espera una carta corta y sencilla con platos muy aplaudidos por la clientela como el chuletón de vaca vieja o el tartar de atún rojo de almadraba de Barbate y guindilla de Ibarra. Mmmm…

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En temporada no hay que perderse las alcachofas de Tudela ni las alubias de Tolosa. ¡Estás avisado!

Restaurant menu

  • Average price €40 Special request
  • American express Welcome
Lettuce with spring onions from the vegetable gardens of Hernani 4 € (1/2 portion)
€7
Goat cheese, leaves and sprouts
€16
Salted cod (winter version)
€18
See à la carte and set menus

User photos

Coulant
Postre vasco típico de las fiestas
Leche frita
Txuletón
Tortilla de bacalao
Chistorra
Pintxo

Ratings & Reviews

Excellent

9.1/10
based on 154 reviews
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Quality of food :9.1/10
Service :9.3/10
Setting :8.9/10
  1. Baxter D.
    Baxter D.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    The service there was the best I've had in Barcelona. It was a great meal -- I love how they let you have the pintxos to start, and then you can sit down for your main course afterwards. Also, the wine selection is very impressive, and it's not some over priced tourist trap -- everything there is fair value. Really impressed, and that's coming from a local!

  2. Catherine w.
    Catherine w.
    • one review
    10/10

    We got the tasting menu. Excellent and helpful service.

  3. Jane L.
    Jane L.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Recommended by a friend a few years ago, decided to try on a Sunday (yes! They’re open) evening. Our waiter was so informed and helpful in our ordering. The food - spectacular! Try the aged beef - and the..... oh, try everything it’s all delicious.

  4. Remi D.
    Remi D.
    • 11 reviews
    9.5/10

    Definitely an excellent address! We opted for the restaurant, but the tapas at the bar also looked delicious!

  5. Jordi V.
    Jordi V.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Francamente bien

  6. David O.
    David O.
    • 14 reviews
    6.5/10

    We booked in for a meal at 7pm this week. We cannot fault the service the tidy restaurant, and the starters were very goog, we had a salad and local sausage . For the main course we had what we thought was a beef steak. You buy this by weight per 100g. We were advised it was large so we shared this but we were not asked how we liked this cooked ? It actually was like a big t bone and on the bone. It had only been cooked for for a Minuit or two at best it was rare and in places raw and slimy . I feel we shd have been asked how we wanted it cooked. Hence our low score.

  7. Bert P.
    Bert P.
    • one review
    9/10

    Great food Very friendly atmosphere Food excellent quality Very large choice of wines Happy client! I certainly recommend this restaurant in the heart of Barcelona

  8. Ben M.
    Ben M.
    • 4 reviews
    10/10

    Excellent food and service. The waiter was amazing. Highly recommended. We did the a la carte menu/sitting in the back of the restaurant, not the tapas.

  9. Marina B.
    Marina B.
    • 2 reviews
    9.5/10

    Bacalao sensacional !

  10. Doug F.
    Doug F.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Great staff to match the quality of the food.

  11. Matt R.
    Matt R.
    • 2 reviews
    6.5/10

    Very overpriced for the amount of food.

  12. Franco F.
    Franco F.
    • one review
    7.5/10

    ????????

  13. MAMIKO K.
    MAMIKO K.
    • one review
    10/10

    very good!!

  14. Don S.
    Don S.
    • 3 reviews
    9.5/10

    Marvelous food, nicely presented. The sausage appetizers and the bread were excellent.

  15. Miha g.
    Miha g.
    • one review
    9/10

    Very cosy tapas bar. Nost of the tapas were delicious. Maybe beer could be 0,5l. I think big one was only 0,4l but I guess it is like this in Spain.

  16. Bernardo L.
    Bernardo L.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    IRATI is a hidden treasure in the middle of La Rambla. The best part of the restaurant is the unbelievable service and friendliness of the staff. The food was delicious and note that reservations are accepted for the dining area in the back of the restaurant. Quiet, clean, and roomy!

  17. Marilyn E.
    Marilyn E.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    What a great dining experience! We ate in the sit-down section of the restaurant, not the tapas bar. As typical Americans, we were seated at 7:00, so the restaurant area was uncrowded. Oihana, who appeared to be the manager, guided us through the menu. To start, we were served tasty Basque sausages with a rustic bread. Oihana recommended a Rioja which was reasonably priced and excellent! Due to a little language confusion, we ended up getting more than we could eat—wonderful, farm fresh tomatoes, sautéed mushrooms with an “egg sauce,” and lettuce salad in addition to the main course. Husband had duck with figs. Pertfectly cooked duck and the figs were yummy. I had San Sebastián style fish stew. I enjoyed the clams and fish, but the broth was a bit too fishy for my taste. On the menu is aged beef which you can order in 100 gm (3 Oz) portions. A fun place to eat. The staff is engaged and liking serving you!

  18. Mercè C.
    Mercè C.
    • 18 reviews
    10/10

    Com sempre, perfecte

  19. Dorota G.
    Dorota G.
    • one review
    2.5/10

    Dry, greasy tapas (pinchos) Poor service. After we have finished eating, waiter offered us something to drink. ..... avoid as there are many wonderful places to eat in barcelona.

  20. Torun P.
    Torun P.
    • one review
    4.5/10

    The meat we got was really expencive, and we had to order more meat than we wanted. Not Worth it! Very little information about the food and how to order sideorders.

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Opening time

Barra: 11:00 a 00:30

Restaurante: 13:00 a 16:00 (sábados y domingos hasta las 17:00) y de 19:00 a 00:00-11-00 a 00-30

How to get to the restaurant

Carrer del Cardenal Casañas, 17, 08002, Barcelona, Spain, RestaurantAddress

Public transport

Metro: Liceu (L3)

Directions to get there

"Aparcament Agrupació Bonet", C/ Hospital, 25.

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Features

European, Spanish, Tapas, Birthday, Good for families, Good for groups, Romantic, Traditional, , New year's eve, , TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

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Wheelchair Accessible

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