La Gavina

/ Seafood, Restaurant
#3090 of 23588 places to eat in Barcelona
ClosedOpens at 12:00
$$$$ Average price: 21-40 €
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Plaça de Pau Vila, 1
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
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After a walk around Museo d'Historia de Catalunya, many visitors stop by this restaurant. Mediterranean and Spanish cuisines are recommended to taste at La Gavina. At this place visitors can delve deep into delicious meals, and degust perfectly cooked grilled octopus, seafood paella and tuna. The cooks here prepare tasty parfait, baked custard and gelato. Clients visit this place to try good champagne, white sangria or port wine. Get your meal started with great coffee.

The convenient location of this spot makes it easy to reach even in rush hours. The atmosphere of hospitality of this restaurant highly depends on the staff, that is accommodating here. La Gavina is notable for its cool service. In accordance with the guests' opinions, prices are attractive. The fine decor and quiet atmosphere let guests feel relaxed here. But the rating for this place isn't high on the TripAdvisor site.

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Good food nice view and friendly staff
As we were leaving, a large and angry male waiter chased us (two women) down to yell at us for not paying our bill. He was being very aggressive, telling us that we were wrong and not being truthful. We had to walk all the way back down to our spot for the other waiter to say “oh yes it’s OK!!” Then the man finally allowed us to leave without any apologies. He handled the situation very poorly making us feel very unsafe in this general location. I had a weird feeling about this place when trying to find a table. First of all, this place is GIANT, it takes up most of the boardwalk. When we sat down everything was dirty, all tables near by un-washed, all the menus sticky, and the waitress very unhappy to see us. After a lot of trying to get attention we finally got someone to take our order. Another 15 - 20 minutes passed and finally our drinks (glasses of wine, not hard to pour) came and the waiter brought our check WITH the drinks. We did not ask for it, which felt very rude. We paid and left. Then as we were finally rid of this place the man chased us down.Did I mention it was overpriced? A glass of cava for nearly 6 euro?!
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Address
Plaça de Pau Vila, 1, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Features
Outdoor seating Сredit cards accepted Wi-Fi Booking Wheelchair accessible No takeaway TV
Opening hours
SundaySun 12:00-23:30
MondayMon 12:00-23:30
TuesdayTue 12:00-23:30
WednesdayWed 12:00-23:30
ThursdayThu 12:00-23:30
FridayFri 12:00-23:30
SaturdaySat 12:00-23:30

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