Review: Enoteca Paco Perez

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Enoteca Paco Perez (Two- Michelin Star Restaurant)
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Enoteca Paco Perez

Enoteca Paco Perez
Enoteca Paco Perez entrance

On our last evening in Barcelona we dined at Enoteca Paco Perez, the two Michelin starred restaurant residing in the Hotel Arts Barcelona. We booked our reservation online a few weeks ahead of time. A credit card is required to secure a reservation.  We booked the earliest available time since we were dining with our two year old son.

Enoteca Paco Perez

Upon arrival we entered to an empty restaurant and were greeted warmly and we were offered to choose a table of our choice.  However due to our party being larger than two we were not allowed to select a table outside on the patio.  We then selected a nice semi private corner table

Enoteca Paco Perez seating

The decor and setting of the restaurant is nice and the walls are adorned with many bottles of wine and expensive champagne.

Enoteca Paco Perez interior

Our corner table at Enoteca Paco Perez

Enoteca Paco Perez outside seating

Enoteca Paco Perez outside patio seating

Enoteca Paco Perez drink display

We had a lovely waiter and waitress both assigned to our table. They both took our orders and plated our food at the table together at the same time. They were very friendly and professional.

Our family at Enoteca Paco Perez for dinner

We had decided ahead of time to go with the tasting menu to be able to try a large variety of dishes. We did not however splurge on the drink tasting menu but just had a few glasses of wine which worked out to only be slightly cheaper than the tasting menu.

Wine tasting menu

Spanish wine tasting menu

Tasting menu

Ala Carte menu

The dinner was never ending as we had so many different plates.  We liked all of our dishes but none were head and shoulders above the rest.

Prawn crackling

Razor clam


Duck with pear

Duck with pear

For our son, we kept it simple by ordering some gnocchi with sauce which he generally enjoys.  For some odd reason he was not hungry for that and just had about 3-4 pieces of the scrumptious bread they served us.

Our son’s gnocchi

My wife loved the LLUM olive oil that we had with our bread and our waiter mentioned that they do sell the product in the restaurant to take home. 

My wife loved the LLUM olive oil

Shrimp with avocado and tomato

For our wine’s we tried to stick with wines from the Catalonia region. The sommelier was knowledgeable and friendly and helped with our selections.

Some of the nice wine we tried

White asparagus


Lobster and rice

More wine

Sole with almonds and fruit

Squab, mole sauce and dumplings

Truffled brie crunch

Assorted fruit and sheeps milk ice cream

To help our son sit through a nearly three hour dining affair we let him play games on our iPhone so he was quite well behaved!

My son is satisfied after a long meal

Prince cookie

Petit fours

The damage

PointsPinnacle Breakdown

An overall satisfying meal with impeccable service and nice setting. We have eaten at a few of the more expensive Michelin star restaurants during our travels but I always feel that  in the end, although enjoyable, it is never worth the price paid. But we do enjoy trying new restaurants and treating ourselves every now and then. If you are staying at the Hotel Arts (like we were) Enoteca Paco Perez is perfect for a special occasion or for foodies wanting a nice gastronomic experience.



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