María Vinyoles Soler (Marieta)…

was in charge of the management of the business since the late nineteenth century. Initially, the current location of No. 5 of the square, was intended for “food house” and No. 6, to the stables that sheltered animals and carriages the days of the fruit and vegetable market, in the old Plaza de San Agustín (whose name derives from the Augustinian convent located in the square),

today better known as Plaza Independencia. At the beginning of the twentieth century, in times of growth of Casa Marieta, inn services were also offered as accommodation.

The tenacity of the foundress was inherited from father to son, until in the Year 1992, the work of several generations was recognized by the Chamber of Commerce and the City Council of Girona, celebrating the centenary with the presence of renowned authorities, such as the president of the Chamber of Commerce and other senior officials of the City Council, Provincial Council, Generalitat or the Parliament of Catalonia itself.

It was especially at this time, when Casa Marieta achieved greater recognition and became part of the selective group of Centennial Restaurants of Spain.


The vicissitudes of the 4th generation were assumed by the 5th generation, With change of family, trying not only Keeping the good in the past, but proposing the constant search to strengthen the path and give continuity over time. From 1995 to 1999 important works were carried out to enhance the spirit of Casa Marieta and to strengthen, even more if possible, the complicity with the people of Girona.

From this moment on…

… The installations show a symphony of places and images that recall the passage of generations:

The Sala Carbonera, was the place where the charcoal for the kitchen was stored, today decorated with spectacular stained glass windows made with the leaded technique, which narrate the process of winemaking from the earth to the table.

In the Costa area, through the windows, we will see some of the most relevant parts of the Costa Brava, bordering the maritime line from Port de la Selva to Llançà and Portbou. These views are offered to us through pictorial art, simulating that we are at the top of the Monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes.

We cannot forget the Rome area, with its Art Nouveau benches, the Deck or the Pedrera, which together arouse to those who visit them, a feeling encountered with history, and as if of a museum It will be, discovers in them numerous gadgets and Old elements that bring us closer to the way of life of the people of yesteryear.

It is worth highlighting the link between Casa Marieta and Dalí’s life…

and his wife Gala that are reflected in photographs dedicated to the Restaurant, including the detail of the departure of his wedding held in Sant Martí Vell (a town very close to Girona), along with many others that can be seen in our facilities.

Presiding over the main hall, we will find an impressive wooden altarpiece that turns it over, with carvings of historical characters and typical locations of the demarcation, starting the tour with the imposing presence of the Cathedral and San Félix, presided over by the patron saint of the city, San Narciso.

Decoration Restaurant with Charm Girona

Noble materials, wood and stone from the nearby mountains, metal forging and ancestral utensils, are available to those who visit them, in constant union with the history of Girona.

At present, the Restaurant Centenario Casa Marieta, continues to be a pillar of the Catalan and market cuisine, highlighting some Typical dishes, among other classics, such as the Duck with Pears, the Roasted Lamb’s Back, the Sirloin with Foie or the “Suquet” of Fish (fishermen’s recipe), presented by A team with a willingness to serve, attentive and close.

In recent years Casa Marieta is projected as a reference for Associations and Tourist Boards, as well as numerous and recognized entities that name it as one of the favorites to enjoy the history and gastronomy of this beautiful city, Girona.

Visit us now!


On request

From 12:30h to 15:30h
From 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.



Plaça Independència, 5-6, 17001 Girona

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