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El auténtico sabor mediterráneo se cocina en los fogones de Ostaja. Un restaurante que combina la pasión por la cocina y por la región italiana de La Liguria del chef Giacomo Boero. La gastronomía ligur es una unión culinaria entre los mejores platos del mar con los mejores productos de la tierra. Platos simples (solo aparentemente) que se potencian con el uso de hierbas aromáticas, típicas de la maquia mediterránea. Cocina de altos vuelos perfectamente atendida por sus dos propietarios, en la que ofrecen un menú degustación con 5 platos a elegir y una carta de temporada muy apetecible (calamar con escaluñas caramelizadas, col de Milán y salsa maltesa, botones artesanales rellenos de calabaza, costillas de cordero con crema de remolacha…). Para beber y acompañar, lo mejor está en su carta de vinos, en el apartado reservado a pequeñas joyas italianas. Ahí lo dejamos.


Todas las semanas traen una variedad de albahaca fresca directamente de Liguria para hacer la salsa de la Bavette con pesto. ¡Pídela sin dudar!

Restaurant menu

Chef’s recommendations Giacomo Boero

New Year's Menu €95.00
Average price €40 Special request

TheFork offers

-30% -30% off the "à la carte" menu!

Set menus and drinks not included. Available on the booked timeslot.
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Set menus and drinks not included. Available on the booked timeslot.

MENU New Year's Menu €95.00

This menu includes: Aperitivo + Starters + Pasta + Main courses + Desserts
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Scores & Reviews

based on 610 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Food :9.3/10
Service :9.5/10
Setting :9.2/10
  1. Jose Maria O.
    Jose Maria O.
    • 10 reviews

    Fantàstico calidad excelente y buen trato,para repetir....

  2. Maria P.
    Maria P.
    • 26 reviews


  3. Dmitry T.
    Dmitry T.
    • 25 reviews

    The meals were delicious but I wish the portions were larger. Otherwise everything was good

  4. Chris W.
    Chris W.
    • one review

    A small Italian restaurant with emphasis on ingredients. Decor is very modern and sophisticated. We were warmly welcomed by the owner and decided to have the 5 course tasting menu, which was delightful. A range of wines both Spanish and Italian are available to suit all tastes.

  5. Albert P.
    Albert P.
    • 160 reviews

    un placer como siempre, nuevos platos....Davide gran cómplice en Sala, i quina traça té en Giacomo amb els plats, vi acertat com sempre....chi vediamo presto....

  6. David m.
    David m.
    • 23 reviews

    Excellent quality food, well presented. Amazing restaurant finish. Reasonably priced wine options. Attentive, informative service. Plenty of gluten free options. Highly recommend.

  7. Mats O.
    Mats O.
    • 3 reviews

    Great food with excellent service by the Italiens from Genoa. Desserts? Not my top priority normally, but irresistible this time. Magic

  8. Francesca T.
    Francesca T.
    • 4 reviews

    Well, what wonderful food! It was a feast for the eyes as well as the body. Fresh local, seasonal food cooked to perfection. David was the perfect host. A huge thank you to the team and a recommendation to go here????

  9. Charlie V.
    Charlie V.
    • one review

    Useless to say more: "Simply the best of an authentic ligurian cuisine"

  10. Andres C.
    Andres C.
    • 2 reviews

    One of the better meals for my wife and I during our trip to Barcelona and Madrid. The pricing for the meal was particularly impressive as well, for the presentation and quality of the food. Thank you.

  11. Egle C.
    Egle C.
    • 9 reviews

    Elegant delicious food, outstanding hospitality.

  12. Janelle W.
    Janelle W.
    • 5 reviews

    Food was delicious, very authentic Italian! Waiter helped us pick a great bottle of wine. Service was great, we would definitely go back. Price was very reasonable!

  13. Robert D.
    Robert D.
    • 2 reviews

    Had a great dinner with my wife. Chose it based on reviews. Was not disappointed

  14. D D.
    D D.
    • one review

    Great new spot in Barcelona. Owner is from Italy and take great pride in his offerings. Small menu but all items well executed and beautifully presented.

  15. Laurel C.
    Laurel C.
    • 18 reviews

    An authentic Italian restaurant in Barcelona ! The Genoese touch , the Liguria wines. And a chef revisiting his roots. This is a beautiful surprise.

  16. Alexandra V.
    Alexandra V.
    • 4 reviews

    This little restaurant was everything we were looking for! We had the 5-course menu, which was delicious. Portions were great, we left full and happy! Personnel was very friendly, explaining in full about each dish! We found it a bit weird that they left us pour in our own wine, hence the 9/10 and not a full 10, but we didn’t care much! Would go again in a heartbeat!

  17. Esperança B.
    Esperança B.
    • one review

    Sobra la música de fondo.

  18. Don M.
    Don M.
    • 3 reviews

    The Italian dishes were excellent. A welcome change from eating typical Spanish dishes /tapas. The hosts provided outstanding service and the price was very good considering the food quality and the service.

  19. Martina C.
    Martina C.
    • 10 reviews

    Creative Genovese cuisine. Kind and attentive service. Very nice calm and cosy atmosphere. Every dish was executed to perfection and delicious. This restaurant is a gem.

  20. Karin v.
    Karin v.
    • 7 reviews

    Great service, best food ever. Small portions though

More information

Opening time

LUNES: Cerrado

Comida: de 13:30 a 15:30 ( Viernes, Sabado y domingo)

Cena: de 20:00 a 23:00

How to get to the restaurant

Carrer d' Aribau, 58, 08011, Barcelona, Spain

Public transport

Metro Universidad

Directions to get there

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