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One of the more annoying aspects of walking down Barceloneta's main boulevard is waiters trying to coax you into their overpriced outdoor restaurants. None of this goes on at Puda Can Manel as it's both a genuine local and a considerable cut above others along this touristy stretch. On Sunday afternoons you'll see people waiting patiently for a table while neighboring restaurants remain empty. They are lining up for succulent, tasty paellas and fideuàs (like paellas but with noodles instead of rice), rich arroz negre (rice cooked in squid ink), and calamares fried to perfection, all at excellent prices considering the standard.