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briscopa Mar 7, 2011 05:14 AM

Is Restaurant Me open for dinner on Sundays? Also, is Comerc24 just as much fun at lunch? If I had to choose a restaurant for one very adventurous eater, and one who is fairly a traditional eater, would you choose El Principal, Dos Cielos, or Pla?

  1. PBSF Mar 7, 2011 12:31 PM

    Though the food is the same, if you are looking for "fun" such as buzz and people watching, do Comerc24 at night. And the lighting is much more flattering.
    Dos Cielos in the MeMelia hotel is very good but definitely not for the traditional eater.

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      briscopa Mar 7, 2011 03:30 PM

      Thank you for your answers. They have all been so helpful in our planning. I wish i could meet you in person!

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        PBSF Mar 7, 2011 07:37 PM

        No problem; Barcelona is a beautiful city and has some of the best and most innovative food. You and your husband will have a great time and eat very well with your choices. If you have some extra Euros and looking for a restaurant that might please both an adventurous as well as a more conservative diner, might consider La Dama. The food is updated traditional Catalan with excellent ingredients. We took the advice of a very informed poster on this board and had a excellent meal there last year. If you want something less inexpensive and more casual and lively, Fonda Gaig is very good.
        I read an earlier post of of yours that you will be dining at Can Fabes in this trip. I don't know if you are aware that Santi Santamaria, the great chef and owner, passed away couple weeks ago. He is such a strong force, no one knows what the future holds.

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          briscopa Mar 8, 2011 06:00 AM

          Yes, I read on this post that he passed away. I can't imagine that his staff isn't well experienced as well, and if his passing was not a sudden event, they were gearing up for it. Is there another place on the Costa Brava we should think about in case we hear that Can Fabes isn't up to its standards?

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            erica Mar 8, 2011 06:48 AM

            His passing was a very sudden event.

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              PBSF Mar 8, 2011 07:14 AM

              The cooking of other two Michelin 3 star restaurants near Barcelona, El Celler de Can Roca and Sant Pau are very different from Can Fabes. So is the ambience. Both can be reach by train and about 20 minutes further. If by train and do not plan an overnight stay, must take lunch as there is no return train for late night. If you have only 3 or 4 days in Barcelona, I would just stay put and enjoy the city rather spending most of a day traveling. If you are interested, there have been earlier posts on both.

      2. SnackHappy Mar 7, 2011 06:32 AM

        Here are the opening hours for Me:

        Lunch: Wed. to Fri from 13h45

        Dinner: Tue. to Sat from 20h45

        http://www.catarsiscuisine.com/site/c...

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