Rainbow Located in the Eixample area of Barcelona, Rainbow is a restaurant that offers traditional dishes from Japanese cuisine in a friendly and informal atmosphere. The menu is made with fresh, quality products that transmit the genuine flavors of Japanese gastronomy. They have sushi and a selection of Japanese tapas and other dishes like tempura, noodles and tatakis. The restaurant’s specialties are the rainbow sashimi and yakishimi. You can either eat in the restaurant or take away and enjoy at home. Contact details for the restaurant can be found below. Area: Right Eixample Average Price: 25€ Dishes: fish and vegetable starters, salads and soups, rice, sushi, noodles, tempura, tataki (raw fish), tartare, grilled meat and fish, asian dessert and lot more… Cuisine: Asian. If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
Rosa Negra Rosa Negra is a Mexian restaurant located in Barcelona. Rosa Negra and Rosa del Raval are two girls who break typicall stereotypes that are associated with Mexico. The restaurant has a modern style, spontaneous decoration and is definıtely extraordinary. Creative and kitsch, is it one project made by the designer Lorena Zertuche. She uses colour and popular objects from everyday life and culture of Mexicans. The philosophy is “bueno, bonito y barato” (good, beautiful and cheap), both in the environment and the kitchen and treatment. Their original Mexican chefs create their dishes with fresh ingredients from typical Mexican recipes. Especially guacamole, nachos, quesadillas, tacos and burritos are their specialties. You will definitely enjoy this colorful atmosphere if you are lookiıng for a night that brings you to sunny and yummi Mexico! Area : El Barrio Gothic Average Price : 8-10 € Cuisine : Mexican Dishes : Guacamole, quesadilla, tacos, nachos, burrito, fajitas, Mexican eggs and more.
Ají Ají is the newest restaurant from the Casino of Barcelona, opened in 2014. The menu merges two of the most fashionable cuisines in Barcelona: Japanese and Peruvian, specialising in ceviche and sushi. This union, called nikkei, is full of flavours that pleasantly surprises customers. The restaurant offers a selection of sashimi, ceviche, salads, maki, fish and meat kebabs and more. The kitchen is visible from the tables, making it possible to see the preparation of the dishes. The restaurant has a very good quality/price ratio. Area : Vila Olimpica Average Price : 25€ Dishes : maki parmesan, maki shrimp, makbrie…. Cuisine : Japanese/Peruvian
Can Vallés Can Vallés is a restaurant with a Mediterranean cuisine which is located in the Eixample area of Barcelona. Using locally sourced ingredients the restaurant serves good food in unassuming surroundings. The dishes all have a distinct Catalan flavour. Starter options include deer carpaccio, homemade cannelloni with pigs trotters, cuttlefish carbonara pasta, prawn carpaccio, grilled vegetables and three cheese risotto. The restaurant also has a diverse seafood menu with mussels, prawns, clams, tuna, hake, monkfish and cod. The specialty is the lobster and chickpea soup. There are also meat options like suckling milanese lamb chops, beef cutlet, caramelised duck confit and partridge with vinaigrette. For dessert they offer options such as cheesecake or chocolate cake. The wine menu compliments the food well and the staff are thoughtful and attentive, proudly showcasing everything this Catalan restaurant has worked hard to achieve over the last twenty years. Make sure you visit Can Vallés whilst you’re in Barcelona.
El Paraigua El Paraigua is tapas bar located behind plaza St.Jaume, open to all those who enjoy a good cocktail. They have an extensive choice of tapas and a wide variety of national wines. The great acoustic of the bar makes the music really good so that you can fully enjoy your night. The team of the bar has re-invented some of the classic cocktails and developed their own creations by combining new techniques and trends from all over. For those who don’t want alcohol, no problem, they have a wide range of alcohol free cocktails. Cocktail, tapas and music live, what better way to spend a wonderful night in Barcelona?
Koy Shunka is a gourmet Japanese restaurant with one Michelin star located in the Barrio Gótico neighborhood of Barcelona´s historical district. The professional and talented chefs will prepare all of the dishes in front of you. The local, seasonal ingredients are selected to ensure the dishes are of a good quality. The restaurant has a tasting menu of 12 small dishes, each of which is individually presented and explained by the chef. The best dish is the Kobe beef. It offers traditional Japanese classics fused with a Catalan style. Reservations should be made in advance, and ask to sit at the kitchen bar for the full experience! Area : Gotico Average Price : 50€ Cuisine : Japanese Dishes : oysters, tuna tartare squid, cockles with a sake sauce, steamed scallops with asparagus cream, sea cucumbers and octopus with peas, sushi, sashimi
Mercadona is one of the most popular supermarket chains in Spain. It has a wide range of own brand products and is known for a good quality to price ratio. The supermarkets are clean, the checkout process is fast and the cashiers are helpful. There are 20 Mercadona locations in Barcelona, found at the following 5 addresses: Carrer d’Aribau, 240 +34 932 09 01 36 Plaza Cultures, 5 +34 933 85 88 06 Carrer de la Indústria, 129 +34 938 82 34 18 Carrer de Calàbria, 129 +34 934 23 17 09 Calle Sant Gervasi de Cassoles, 103 +34 934 34 45 14 Mercadona also provides the option to shop online. Contact details for the company can be found below.
Less than 5 minutes from Barceloneta beach, Las Fritas is the perfect solution to choose when you are feeling peckish after a long day in the sun. The cafe offers takeaway french fries with a wide range of toppings, including chili con carne, bacon and roquefort cheese. They also have lots of different sauces, from traditional ketchup and mayonnaise, to yoghurt, garlicky aioli and brava sauce. Whether you´re in the mood for a small snack or a full-on meal, you are guaranteed satisfaction at Las Fritas. The menu offers 3 sizes with different prices, ranging from 2.50€ to 5.90€. Area : Barceloneta Average Price : 3,50€ Cuisine : French fries Dishes : french fries with different toppings
B Lounge B Lounge is a modern restaurant located on the ground floor of the Barceló Raval Hotel in Barcelona. The restaurant has a quiet atmosphere which is good for a relaxing evening. The menu is typical tapas style and is inspired by traditional Spanish taste. The hotel also has a bar with terrace on the eleventh floor with incredible 360º views of the city. Area: El Raval Average price: 28 € Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas Dishes: mini foie burger with onion and potato straws, cream of onion with cod and romesco sauce, Catalan stew croquettes, octopus Galician-style, crispy bread and ravioli chocolate with olive oil and hibiscus salt …
La Forquilla La Forquilla located in the Poblenou district of Barcelona is an intimate and modern restaurant serving high quality Mediterranean cuisine. The Head Chef Vidal Gravalosa will take you on a charming journey with the finest seasonal produce. The restaurant offers two tasting menus alongside a conventional a la carte menu. There is a “degustation” menu and a “sensations” menu priced at €55 and €30 per head. The “degustation” menu is made up of eleven different courses with dishes such as prawn and mushroom rice, crab stuffed ravioli, crispy suckling pig served with pumpkin puree and cinnamon sauce and a dessert of apricots basted in red wine with almonds and tangerine ice cream. The “sensations” menu, which is only available for lunch, showcases five elaborate courses including a tomato cream dish served with strawberries, cheese, samphire and mussels, squid and sausage rice, gnocchi with pesto, broccoli and eggplant puree, ribs with onions, potatoes and mustard and the dessert of french toast with vanilla, passion fruit, red fruits and baileys ice cream. The a la carte menu includes a scorpion fish terrine, grilled fresh red mullet, succulent Galician beef sirloin steak and white chocolate, mint, pepper and lemon dessert. Visit La Forquilla for exceptional food in comfortable surroundings.
Just Eat is a popular food delivery service that is very easy to use. Wherever you are, the company can deliver delicious food to you in a matter of minutes. The site allows you to select the type of food you would like to eat or, if you haven’t decided yet, browse restaurants in your area and make your choice from there. The company works with a vast array of international and local restaurants and offers something for all palettes. To order food through Just Eat: 1. Enter your postal code to view the restaurants closest to you 2. Choose the type of food you are craving (or select all types and make your choice afterwards) 3. Choose a restaurant and the dishes that you want 4. Edit your payment information and wait for your dishes to be delivered to you!
Domino Bar Domino Bar specialises in cocktails, pizzas and empanadas. Located in the bohemian district of El Raval, Domino Bar is the perfect place to sit back and enjoy freshly prepared food in a cozy yet lively atmosphere. The Italian style pizzas are complimented by an empanadas and starter menu. These include traditional tapas dishes like patatas bravas, nachos, cheese and ham boards, as well as more creative plates including provolone cheese with sobrasada cured sausage and honey. The cooked to order Italian style pizzas include new creations and spins on classic dishes. Try the “beso de uva” (grape kiss) made with mozzarella, cured manchego cheese, almonds, white grapes, strawberries and chicken. Each of the pizzas have unique flavours and creative touches. The Domino Bar also has a variety of empanadas with different tastes and flavours made using fresh pastry and baked to perfection. The choices include chicken, beef, tuna and vegetarian options. The specialities are the caprese empanada stuffed with fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil and black olives and the chicken empanada of fried onions, zucchini, eggplant, peppers and seasoned chicken. The bar is also famous for its large and elaborate cocktail menu. There are nineteen different colourful choices like dark ‘n’ stormy, maui dog and lady pleasure, the […]
A Angelo Marcelo A Angelo Marcelo is a restaurant which perfectly combines traditional Italian and Catalan cuisine. The Italian dishes on the menu come from the owner’s grandmother’s traditional recipes. Every weekend the restaurant offeres a different traditional Catalan dish, as well as their a la carte menu, which is worth trying if you want to try something different. The staff care about the customers and can speak Spanish, English, Italian and French. Area : Right Eixample Average Price : 20€ Dishes : meat cannelloni, pasta stuffed with mushrooms and cheese, spinach and ricotta cannelloni, lasagna bolognese, escalopines chicken in white wine, peppers with sausage and mushrooms, beans with clams, pizza d’ Angelo Marcelo Cuisine : Catalan, Italian
Located in the stylish Eixample neighborhood of Barcelona, DelaCrem specializes in home-made Italian ice creams and cakes, prepared with high quality products. They use gluten-free ingredients, most of their ice creams are low in fat, and the sorbets only contain fresh fruit. The ice cream is prepared fresh each day to make sure it is smooth and that it always tastes fresh. The shop has 21 different flavors of ice cream and sorbet to choose from, so there is something for everyone. Enjoy your ice cream on their terrace, in the shop, or take it with you as you explore the neighborhood. DelaCrem is no doubt one of our favorite places in the city for ice cream!
Located alongside the beach, Xiringuito Escribà is a traditional Spanish restaurant serving up delicious dishes with a sea view. They have seafood plates which are typical of the region, along with a variety of tapas and their specialty paella. The recipes at Xiringuito Escribà are from local Catalan cuisine and tasting them is a great way to experience the local culture. The restaurant has a calm atmosphere, which enriches the dining experience. The service is quick and the waiters are helpful and friendly. Area : Villa Olimpica Average Price : 40€ Cuisine : Spanish, Catalan Dishes : paella, fidea, fresh fish, sardines with mint, battered langoustines with romesco sauce, salads, cakes.
Al-Jaima Al-Jaima is a traditional Lebenese restaurant, situated in the Eixample neighbourhood. Here you can taste very delicious Lebanese halal food, made with a fusion of flavours and colours. Also, the prices are very reasonable for what you get. The interior of this gastronomic restaurant is typical Middle Eastern and Lebanese which creates a very cozy atmosphere. This place is considered as one of the best Lebanese restaurants of Barcelona, so you should definitely try this tasteful restaurant if you’re into halal and/or Middle Eastern food! Area: Eixample Average Price: 25 € Dishes: falafels, bonito, empanadas, quesadillas, asado Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Halal, Mediterranean If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
Eldiset Eldiset is a bar and restaurant located in the El Born area in Barcelona. This classy establishment is one of the go to places in the city for tapas and wine. It serves a variety of different dishes and is popular with both locals and tourists. For an authentic Catalan experience Eldiset definitely ticks all the boxes. The atmosphere is lively with modern and trendy decor. The restaurant offers a cold, hot and classic menu with enticing flavours and creative recipes. The cold selection of tapas include hummus, guacamole, salmon tartare, anchovies, duck mousse with orange and sweet mustard vinaigrette and cured sausage with shredded prunes. The hot tapas menu includes spicy sausage with goats cheese and honey and wild asparagus, blue cheese, raspberry jam and apple flambé. For something more traditional the classic menu has Catalan cheese boards, meat boards, croquettes, carpaccio and empanadas. Aside from the food make sure you try the “Micheladas”. This drink, whose origins lie in Latin America, is made with beer, lime juice, assorted sauces and spices. Make sure you check out Eldiset when you’re in Barcelona. It’s bursting with character and not to be missed.
Casa Dario Casa Dario is an authentic restaurant, situated in the Eixample neighbourhood. It started like a common place for workers and has developed to be very high class. Their menu is very complete, good fish, excellent seafood and wonderful meats. It was founded by a couple from the north of Spain, from Galicia and with a family of restaurateurs. They are about to celebrate their 50th birthday because the restaurant started in December 1968. Back then it was just an economic tavern serving Galician tapas and meals for students and workers based in Barcelona city centre. Their dishes are created with the best selection of raw materials coming from Galicia, which are very exclusive products. That’s why they became one of the greatest seafood restaurants in the city. This classic restaurant is definitely Barcelona’s best kept secret! Area: Eixample Average Price: 45 Euros Dishes: Salads, seafood, meat, rice plates Cuisine: Galician cuisine If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
Can Paixano, more popularly referred to as “la Xampanyeria,” is a famous bar in Barcelona where tourists and locals often meet to grab very cheap glasses of cava (local sparkling wine) and enjoy delicious tapas. This is one of the rare spots in the city where you will find both tourists and locals, sipping “Can Paixano” cava, rosado or Brut (the choice is yours) in a charming old champagne cave decorated with barrels and bottles. A bottle of cava costs 5€ and comes with 3 tapas. The ham and camembert sandwich and local cheese cake are very popular. Area : La Barceloneta Price average : 20€ Cuisine : Tapas, Cava Dishes : ham, cheese, black pudding, chorizo, tapas, croquettes, anchovies
Yubari Yubari is a Japanese restaurant located in Example on the famous Diagonal Avenue. It uses Japanese tradition and products to make the food. The restaurant will offer you innovative dishes, sophisticated organic cocktails and exquisite starters. The Japanese rolls and sashimi are their specialty. The staff are very friendly and speak Spanish, English and French. This restaurant will make you feel like you are on a journey to Japan. Area: Right Eixample Average Price: 45€ Dishes: seaweed salad with crispy rice, foie gras with chutney sauce and yuzu unary, kyoto style sea bass, pancetta with fresh sansho and karachi, steamed turbot with mango sauce robata grill, wagyu with Japanese mushrooms haromaki, yakiniku octopus with smoked aubergine cream, tuna tataki with icing marrow and homemade karachi … Cuisine : Japanese
Bambarol Bambarol was created in 2013 by the chefs Albert Ferrer and Ferran Maicas and has become one of the most popular tapas restaurants in the Santaló area. The restaurant has a seasonal menu which has small dishes and cold and hot tapas. The menu is traditional and includes classic tapas such as Iberian ham, croquetas and fish curry. The atmosphere is friendly, the service is quick and the price is good. It is located in the Gracia area of Barcelona and is near the Muntaner metro. Area: St. Gervasi-Santaló Average Price: 30€ Dishes: hot and cold tapas, small dishes Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas
22 Alf@ 22 Alf@ is a restaurant located in Poblenou with a selection of different menus to choose from. The menu is based on Mediterranean-style dishes and is always made with fresh products, at a very affordable price. They also have a long wine menu to accompany the food. The restaurant has the capacity to accommodate large groups of diners as well as smaller ones in the semi-private rooms which have stylish decoration and are located on two floors. Area : Poblenou Average Price : 36€ Dishes : rice with lobster, oysters and live clams, risotto with mushrooms and Idiazabal cheese Cuisine : Mediterranean
La Fitora La Fitora restaurant offers high quality Mediterranean cuisine at an amazing location. While eating salmon, asparagus or sorbet you can enjoy the beautiful view of the Olympic Port and the beach nearby. The cuisine is a combination of modern Ingredients and seafaring tradition, so that you not only feel like a sailor because of the view. The young kitchen team gives its best while providing you with a wide range of fresh seafood, high quality meat and fresh vegetables. One of the star dishes of the house is the delicious rice pudding with lobster, next to the Galician octopus or the grilled lobster. La Fitora also offers different possibilities for group gatherings. The large salon of La Fitora allows business meetings, food tastings or celebrations. Area: Villa Olímpica Average price: 30-40€ Dishes: Fish and Seafood, Salad, Ice Cream and Sorbet Cusine: Mediterranean
Etapes Etapes is a little cosy restaurant situated in the Eixample neighbourhood, the heart of Barcelona. The food is gastronomic and can definitely compete with Michelin star restaurants. Every dish they serve is very original and perfectly cooked and presented. They only use fresh and local products to develop a gastronomic proposal aimed at recovering the flavours and aromas of their cuisine. To give you the possibility to enjoy more of their Original dishes, they also offer a tasting menu with adapted wines. Area: Eixample Average Price: 35€ Dishes: Fish, meat, burrata’s, paella, foie gras Cuisine: Healthy, Mediterranean, Spanish If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
The Good Burger is a Spanish fast-food chain, specializing in hamburgers. The products they use are of very good quality, allowing you to experience fresh flavors. They prove that fast-food does not necessarily need to be unhealthy or low quality. The food is inexpensive and the burgers are the perfect size to fit in your hands, unlike all the oversized burgers found in Barcelona, which make for a messier meal. If you´re not in the mood for a burger, they also have many other items on their menu including 6 different types of hotdogs, nachos, chicken wings, onion rings and chicken sticks. The Good Burger has something for everyone! The restaurant has 3 locations in Barcelona : – Av. del Paraŀlel, 97 – Carrer de la Ciutat d’Asuncion, 43 – Ronda de la Universitat, 13 Area : Barcelone Average Price : 5€ Cuisine : Hamburgers Dishes : crispy chicken, cheeseburger, BBQ pulled pork burger, veggie burger, bio burger, hot dogs, chicken wings, nachos, salads…
Caelum This is a cute little coffee bar with fresh baked pastries. Situated in one of the authentic streets in the Barri Gótic neighbourhood. Highly recommended if you fancy a sweet dessert after some tapa’s or just as a snack while drinking a coffee. They have a lot of different pastries, like grapefruit cakes, chocolate truffles, donuts and cupcakes. It’s a paradise for the real sweet food lovers. Some of their sweets have been made in monasteries and convents all over Spain. If you go there, you should definitely check their basement ass well, in the past it was part of the Jewish baths. Best place to get to know some of the historical Spanish baked goods! Area: Barri Gótic Average Price: €10-25 Dishes: Pastries Cuisine: Breakfast and brunch If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
El Fills de la Joana El Fills de la Joana is a restaurant chain that offers five different gastronomic restaurants. The first restaurant is the Blau Restaurant in Sants. The interior has a glassed terrace which makes you able to look at the sky of Barcelona. Here, they serve seasonal products, used in creative but traditional dishes. The other restaurant is called Canela. It offers the traditional cuisine of Balaguer. Here, you can expect the creative Mediterranean dishes that are based on classic dishes. Its location is in the Eixample neighbourhood. In 2005, Els Fills de la Joana added a new Senyor Pablo Restaurant in the neighbourhood of Les Corts. This is a small but very cozy place, ideal for couples and small groups. At this restaurant, they serve the Mediterranean cuisine highlighting the variety of salads and dishes of the day. After the success of Senyor Pablo, the group Els Fills de la Joana have created two new restaurants both named Lolita. They have the same decoration style, that includes a 60’s style combining withe with red. Those restaurants are aimed at the people that are interested in a healthy and balanced kitchen. Area: Eixample, Les Corts, Sants, Barceloneta Average Price: 20 € Dishes: Salads, […]
BOO Barcelona BOO Barcelona is a restaurant and a beach club which offers a wide variety of high quality mediterranean dishes. They have a gastronomic menu and their food is prepared with the freshest products. The new gastronomic menu of BOO is presented in a renovated and cozy environment with classic and comfortable sofas and the best linen. It is the perfect spot to enjoy a good drink while listening to the best music and enjoying a nice view on the sea. BOO is a boat shaped restaurant and bar and has an amazing roof terrace where you can sit whilst enjoying the sun. The restaurant/beach club is situated at the beach of Mar Bella, which is also a great spot for doing activities near the seaside. Area: Poble Nou Average price: €30,00 – €40,00 Dishes: Tapas, Fish Tapas, Rices, Meat, Fish Cuisine: Mediterranean
Divinus Divinus is a gastronomic restaurant that has 2 locations in Barcelona, one at the Passeig de Gracia and one at Ronda Universitat, both in the Eixample neighborhood. This restaurant serves an international cuisine with touches of modernity and creativity, including tapas, pasta, paella, salads and many more. As you can see, it offers a very wide arrangement of delicious dishes, having something for everyone’s taste. For only 20 euros, you can get a 3-course menu including wine. Both places have a fresh, tasteful décor with wine racks as decoration and an outdoor terrace to enjoy your meal in the Barcelona-heat. Divinus attracts both locals as tourists, making this the perfect place to go for all kinds of foods. Area: Eixample Average Price: 17 € Dishes: pizza, pasta, paella, tapas, salads, meet, fish Cuisine: International, Mediterranean, Catalan, Tapas If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
If your taste-buds are craving a trip to India, Mayura restaurant is the choice for you! This authentic Hindu restaurant has gourmet Indian dishes in a colorful and calm atmosphere. They also have a terrace where you can enjoy food outside. The menu has classic dishes like Tandoori chicken, chicken Tikka Masala and vegetarian curries. It focuses on tradition, taste, smell, texture and color. There is an online reservation system and a takeaway service if you want to enjoy their wonderful cuisine from the comfort of your own home. Looking for the perfect gift for your family or your partner? How about a MayuraBox? The restaurant offers a gift box which is perfect for birthdays, anniversaries or romantic getaways. During the meal you will get to enjoy a bottle of wine and a selection of some of the most popular dishes. Area : Eixample Right Average Price : 25€ Cuisine : Indian Dishes : kheema aloo ( potatoes stuffed crispy lamb ), mayura salad, chicken tikka masala, tasting tapas …
Viana Viana is a restaurant that serves high quality international cuisine with traditional Spanish influences. Conveniently located in the heart of the Gothic Quarter near the bustling Plaça Reial, it has beautifully presented food and great cocktails. The trendy and modern decor sits perfectly with the appealing menu. This self acclaimed gastronomic oasis has a mix of tapas dishes, larger plates and desserts to try. The blackberry mojitos are a perfect spin on the classic recipe. The tapas menu has prawn and white fish ceviche, tuna marinated in soya with apple and avocado and octopus tempura with potato and seaweed foam. Main dishes include slow cooked beef cheeks with sweet potato and cinnamon puree, atlantic hake in blood orange sauce with spinach and cassava chips, suckling pig, organic chicken and creamy carnaroli rice. The dessert menu has selections such as homemade torrija, chocolate trio, cheesecake and seasonal fruits. For quality food in stylish surroundings Viana Barcelona is the place to go whilst in the city.
Los Caracoles Los Caracoles is a charismatic and historic restaurant that was founded in 1835. It is still run by the same family as 180 years ago. The restaurant has a great central location near the Ramblas, in the Gothic quarter. They offer a traditional and high quality menu, made with love. Their menu offers classic dishes, including their special of snails (‘caracoles’) and they also have a range of delicious desserts. Area : Barrio Gòtico Average Price : 30€ Dishes : special “los Caracoles” snails, paella, ham and chicken croquettes, grilled salmon supreme, grilled king prawns, baked young goat with sauce, Catalan “butifarra” sausage with white beans Cuisine : Catalan
Perhaps one of the best Japanese restaurants in Barcelona is Futami. Just one bite will send you traveling to Japan. The chef works right in front of you, slicing fresh fish, meticulously assembling delicious sushi and ura maki! Don’t miss the unagi, one of their most popular specialties prepared with soft eel and ripe avocado. Transport yourself through Japanese culture and don’t be scared to try things you have never tried before! On Futami´s varied menu you will find a wide selection of nigiri, sushi moriawase (sushi platters), hoso maki, te maki, ura maki, zensai, sashimi, ippin, miso shiru (miso soup), meshi (rice) and men (noodles). They also have some typical Japanese kanmi (desserts). Area : Eixample Left Average Price : 30€ Cuisine : Japanese Dishes : nigiri, sushi, te maki, miso shiru…
Whether you live in Barcelona or you are just visiting, it is worth checking out Cañete! Located in the heart of the historical district, this restaurant has a friendly Catalan atmosphere. The food and the wine are known to be good and the service is quick. The restaurant has two different areas: Restaurant Cañete Barra and Mantel. The food is slightly different in the two areas, but it is all prepared with fresh ingredients. The fish and seafood is purchased from Catalan fish markets and the seasonal vegetables are grown locally. The specialties are Rabo de toro (oxtail with red wine and potato purée), Fricandó (a traditional Catalan beef stew) and Fritura Cañete (a variety of fried seafood). Visit their website to choose which restaurant suits you and make sure to book at least a day before to avoid the wait. Area : Raval Average Price : 30€ Cuisine : Catalan Dishes : rota shrimp, muffin with pringán, anchovies of Santoña, steak tartare, wild tuna tartare, scallops with Iberian ham, Santa Pau beans with baby squid, pollard cannelloni, artichoke omelette with bacon, fried anchovies
La Cúpula La Cúpula is a very extraordinary restaurant that permanently exhibit 7 Hispana Suiza cars in their dining room. Its location is near the Sagrada Familia, in the Eixample neighbourhood. Here they cook typical Catalan but also Mediterranean dishes, made with fresh products and served with a touch of creativity. For a reasonable price you get a three-course menu with drinks included. The courses are made of high-quality and luxury and the presentation of the dishes are impeccable and gorgeous. La Cúpala is very attractively as if there is live piano music every night. So after visiting the beautiful Sagrada Familia, it’s definitely worth to satisfy your hunger in this delightful and charming restaurant. Area: Eixample Average Price: 30 €, menu: 18€ Dishes: Grilled turbot, lamb shoulder, paella, seafood, meat, chocolate dessert Cuisine: Catalan, Mediterranean If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
Dunne’s Irish Bar Dunne’s Irish Bar and Restaurant has all of the charm of Ireland. The wooden bars and floor are a pleasing to the eye and there are lots of details on the walls that make the interior enjoyable. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful and offer traditional Irish food and drinks with a warm welcome to the customers. There is also an outdoor terrace area where you can enjoy a drink outside. They also show the major sporting events like football, rugby, formula one and more. Area : Barrio Gotico Average Price : 20€ Dishes : scrambled eggs with toast, chicken cesar salad, shepherd’s pie, Irish sausages and mashed potatoes, steak Cuisine : Irish
Petit Pau is a small but cozy restaurant located 10 minutes from Plaça Espanya. Its size should not put customers off, as it offers the most delicious Catalan cuisine. All of the ingredients used are fresh and carefully chosen. The quality/price ratio is good, earning the place a spotless reputation. Whether you´re just visiting the city for a short period of time or if you have lived here for a while, the restaurant is worth visiting to experience the flavors and textures of authentic Catalan food. To match their wonderful cuisine, Petit Pau also has a wonderful wine selection. The restaurant is very popular so reservations must be made in advance to make sure there is a table. Area : Sants Average Price : 35€ Cuisine : Catalan Dishes : foie gras and baked apple cake, monkfish tail with citrus and fennel, warm salad of spinach, stuffed pasta shells soup, pumpkin and cabbage roast with prunes and pine nuts, sweetbread.
Arola At his Hotel Arts restaurant, Arola showcases imaginative interpretations of traditional Mediterranean cuisine, served tapas style for informal sharing. Its location, Port Olímpic, is amazing with a breath-taking view across the sea of Barcelona. When the weather is good, you can enjoy an aperitif or meal on the restaurant’s stylish terrace with a lot of art on it. Every evening there are DJs playing music and in summer you can enjoy live music every Thursday. They serve top food on a high level, that’s why they got a Michelin star. You should definitely take a menu to try different of culinary dishes and the perfect adapted wines. Area: Barri Gótic Average Price: €55 Dishes: Seasonal menus and dishes Cuisine: International If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
Allium Characterized by its creative cuisine, Allium uses traditional and fresh products from Barcelona. The restaurant opened in 2008 and carries on the owners’ original ethos to bring the best of their houses to the public, allowing everyone to enjoy their typical dishes.Breakfast, lunch or dinner, the restaurant has good food that you won’t forget. Morning to evening, enjoy their delicious bread, tapas and seafood. Or if you just want to have a drink, don’t hesitate to stop by and savour your beverage in a fun location. It is located in the Gothic Quarter, in the historic centre of Barcelona which is close to some of the best tourist attractions. This means it is the perfect place for both locals and those who are visiting.
Bodega La Palma in Barri Gótic Bodega La Palma is a historical wine bar with more than 80 years of history, founded in 1935. And this June 2017 Bodega La Palma has been celebrated 80 year anniversary. It has a very characteristic atmosphere and it is not surprising that both tourists and locals like this place. But this place is not that touristy as other places in this district.The bar is hidden in the historical center of Barcelona at Barri Gótic. Here you can combine the typical Catalan cuisine with exclusive Spanish wines and cavas. They have a wide range of long matured wines with a really strong taste. Also, some of the tapas are different from the ordinary tapas you will find at almost every tapas bar. You should try here stuffed squid, delicious duck,tasty croquettes or sweet peppers stuffed with mushrooms. Do not forget about dessert and order a lemon sorbet. It is a nice place for the date or the small company of friends. So, if you want to get away from the touristic crowd of Barcelona, Bodega La Palma is the place to be. This Catalan wine bar is definitely worth the visit! Area: Barri Gótic Average Price: 18€ Dishes: Tapas Cuisine: Catalan […]
Napa Napa is a restaurant in the heart of the Eixample district of Barcelona that specialises in Catalan and Mediterranean cuisine with a distinct Californian influence. They use only fresh market produce and serve fantastic food in a trendy environment. The restaurant offers a range of warm and cold tapas dishes with classic and innovative options. Classic dishes include olives, anchovies, patatas bravas, Iberian ham, calamari and a cheese platter. More inventive cold tapas dishes include foie gras bonbons with dried apricots and nuts and a high quality salmon and cod carpaccio with citrus fruits and olive oil caviar. The warm tapas include a spin on traditional croquettes with cuttlefish and eggplant and gorgonzola options. Specialties are the duck magret with diced cooked apple and a teriyaki and tonkatsu sauce. Napa specialises in tacos with four different options of tuna, pork, chicken and vegetables. Dessert options include tiramisu, chocolate fondant and the famous Napa banana split with papantla vanilla, maresme strawberry, 72% Antonio Chavez chocolate ice cream over a banana foam. The daily three course menu for €12.50 is available Monday to Friday with a combination of a la carte dishes and specials. You should also try one of their signature gin and tonics or bourbon cocktails. They also offer a good wine and beer selection from California […]
Nomo Nomo is a very eccentric Japanese restaurant, located in the Gracia neighbourhood, at the end of the Passeig de Gracia. Here they serve the finest sushi but also other typical Japanese dishes. Their menu consists of very delicious dishes made with raw materials of high quality. The atmosphere is cosmopolitan and artistic. The restaurant is spacious with high ceilings and modern furniture to emphasize the cosmopolitan atmosphere. Nomo is the best place for sushi after a long day of shopping at the endless Passeig de Gracia. Area: Gracia Average Price: 28 € Dishes: Sushi, spicy tuna, foie maki, sashimi, grilled, meat, salmon Cuisine: Japanese If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
Sirvent Sirvent is an amazing restaurant, located in the Eixample neighbourhood, near the Sant Antoni Market. The interior of this charming restaurant is very unique with a large bar, an open view to the kitchen and a cosmopolitan environment. Sirvent is a multi-gastronomic space where they serve a daily variating menu that combines classics such as croquettes with modern options as Taboulé, all made with high-quality ingredients. Besides this, they also offer very delicious brunch dishes, perfect to take a break while discovering the magical Sant Antoni district. About drinks, you will be able to choose between a good selection of wines and cocktails and sodas of course. But their big speciality is ice cream and they offer definitely some of the best Horxata in Barcelona. Have a look to this video and find out more about a typical day in Sirvent! What’s more, they also offer workshops to try to cook the traditional catalan dishes and event catering to enjoy their food also on special celebrations. It’s is an ideal place to meet your friends and spend some time there while enjoying their amazing food. We recommend you to try one of their delicious waffles with ice cream on top. Area: Sant Antoni Average Price: 20 € Dishes: pancakes, waffles, horxata, eggs, […]
Sopa Boba The Sopa Boba, located in the Eixample district, in Barcelona is a restaurant specialising in creative and fascinating tapas dishes. The menu is well presented with high quality ingredients. Alongside the cozy decor, restaurant offers a feast of mouthwatering dishes. The food showcases the passion of the kitchen and zing and zest of the restaurant. Starters include a nutritious fresh quinoa salad, refreshing sea bream ceviche and sumptuous thyme marinated salmon. There’s more traditional dishes as well including cod croquettes, calamari and chicken wings. For main courses they have wok cooked aromatic thai chicken, cod fillet with tomato jam and garlic or steak tartare. For dessert there is a tiramisu, apple tart with vanilla foam and pink pepper or passion fruit and toffee strudel. Make sure you visit The Sopa Boba when you’re in Barcelona. This restaurant provides its customers with a wonderful experience in the heart of one of the best cities in the world.
Disfrutar Disfrutar restaurant opened in 2014, inspired by the restaurant Compartir by the chefs Mateu Casanas, Oriol Castro and Eduard Xatruch. Disfrutar is not a copy of Compartir but it shares the most important aspects of a warm and welcoming ambiance, an attentive service, and relaxed staff. The restaurant is bold, fun and modern, with taste being the principal value. Located infront of the Ninot Market, the restaurant is surprising in its design. It has respect for the history and heritage of the Mediterranean, while the ceramic is the thread that marks the inside space. The central corridor, made of ceramic, passes through the kitchen which is totally visible to the customer and leads to the main room, inspired by the fishing villages, a bright, white space, leading to the terrace. In late 2015 and in celebration of its first year of opening, the restaurant received its first Michelin Star and also was recognized with two Repsol Suns. The Catalan Academy of Gastronomy and Nutrition also nominated it “Restaurant of the Year” and the world of design has give it first prize in the Interiors category of the Restaurants & Bar Design Awards. Area : Left Eixample Average price : 100€ Dishes : pesto […]
La Pepita Restaurant La Pepita is a charming little tapas restaurant in the Gracia area. It has a selection of traditional tapas as well as a tasting menu with options like ham croquettes, special anchovy La Pepita, pumpkin gazpacho with Iberian nugget sausage and caramelized apple and many more. Their tapas specials are the “trifásicos” (two tapas and one canned-tapa) and the “pepitas”, their special version of the classic pepito sandwich. The restaurant also has a terrace outside if you would prefer to dine somewhere quieter. Enjoy a great dinner with friends or family for a reasonable price. Photo Credit: saboresdecolores.com
El Racó de l’Agüir El Racó de l’Agüir is a family run restaurant. The parents founded the restaurant and now their children have taken over the kitchen.The mixture of generations is what makes this place special as the dishes are constantly improved by the next generation. The speciality of this restaurant is their rice. They cook it in every way possible, you would be surprised what can be done with a simple ingredient! Lunch or dinner, step by this place to enjoy traditional Catalan food prepared in a unique way. Barcelona is full of treasures and this restaurant is one of them. Contact information for the restaurant can be found below.
Belushi’s is an American restaurant and bar which has locations in Spain, Paris, Prague, Berlin, Amsterdam and the United Kingdom. The restaurant offers a variety of hamburgers, including beef burgers, chicken burgers, and veggie burgers. Their signature dish is the Belushi’s Classic, a legendary beef burger topped with Monterey Jack cheese, crisp lettuce, juicy tomato, onion and pickles. They also have a variety of hot breakfast options. Area : Raval Average Price : 13€ Cuisine : American Dishes : Bourbon BBQ burger, cajun chicken, veggie burger, nachos, sweet potatoes fries… If you want more suggestions for American restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
Mi Burrito y Yo Mi Burrito Y Yo, is a Spanish restaurant located in the amazing Barri Gotico. For more than 30 years of experience, you will be sure to have the best burrito in Spain. What is a burrito? Burritos originally come from Mexico. It is a dish which consists in a large wheat flour tortilla with filling (meat, vegetables…). It owes its origin to Mexicans has they used to roll up their food. Nowadays it is an international dish enjoyed by many people. In the restaurant, you will enjoy the rustic but cozy and warm atmosphere, whilst eating delicious meals. With its exceptional menu, you will have enough burritos and find one that meets your taste. Mi Burrito y yo is the ideal place for family dinners or to eat with your friends/ lover. You will definitely enjoy the Mexican ambiance with the joyful music playing all day/night long. The restaurant is also located in the city center. With its ideal location, you will be able to visit some of the most incredible museums and do some shopping. The brand has different restaurants around Spain with a variable price between them. Area: Barrio Gotico Average price: 20€/ 40€ Cuisine: […]
El Tio Che El Tio Che is an artisan ice-cream shop that exists more than 100 years and is situated in Poble nou, a neighbourhood close to the sea. They are known for serving flavours of ice creams, slush and traditional drinks made from ancient recipes. Besides these sweet desserts, they also serve sandwiches and hotdogs. Their ice-cream doesn’t contain preservatives, colourings, pasteurizations, lyophilisation but is only made from nutmeg, water and sugar. For the diabetics, they aslo produce sugar free ice-creams and drinks. On Saturdays and Sundays, they also serve vermouth with tapas such as mussels, clams, cockles, razors, olives and patatas al caliu fresh made with aioli. This place is perfect to visit after a long sunny day at the beach or for a dessert after a nice meal at a nice beach restaurant. Area: Poble Nou Average Price: €10 Dishes: ice-cream, slush, traditional drinks Cuisine: Desserts, ice-cream If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
La Polpa La Polpa is part of the Andilana hotel and restaurant management, which has 13 other restaurants in Barcelona. The chic and refined restaurant serves delicious food from Mediterranean and Catalan cooking. The menu has a range of dishes to choose from, which are made with fresh products that are delivered daily from local suppliers. Whether a couple or group, family or friends, the restaurant welcomes all to come and enjoy a tasty dinner in a quiet and well decorated atmosphere. If you are visiting Barcelona and are looking for something traditional this restaurant is a good choice. Contact information can be found below.
GRAN BODEGA SALTO GRAN BODEGA SALTO, is an authenthic restaurant. You will be surprised by its bohemian ambiance, which yet makes the place unique. You might as well find the decor a bit extravagant, but after all it is what makes the charm of the place. For over a century, this Bodega is a very unique place, here in Barcelona. Thanks to two locals Lidia and José Luis, along with their friends, this old wine cellar instantly became the paradise of the boho inhabitants of Barcelona. Hence, it is the perfect place to party, have nice drinks and have a good time with your friends. Why you should go there? Good Music: None other then guitarist Madjid Fahem ( guitarist of band la Ventura, and Manu Chao) along side accordionist Joan Garriga. You can listen to traditional spanish music Good Food: Typical Spanish tapas at small prices To make it short, you should definitely check this restaurant to live a unique experience. Place: Gran Bodega Salto, is located in the vibrant district of Poble Sec. In fact, it is one of the first restaurant to turned this district into the liveliest one in Barcelona. Food: Along with enjoying this unique […]
2254 Restaurant 2254 restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine. It has a friendly atmosphere, but they also have more romantic and discreet tables if you want to have a more intimate meal. The kitchen is in sight, allowing you to see the preparation of each dish and shows how devoted the chefs are to making good food. The staff are professional and can inform and guide customers on the menu including the processing, raw material composition and even history of the different dishes. This can also be explained by the presence of the chef who is also the owner of the restaurant. Area : Right Eixample Average Price : 40€ Dishes : oysters with oxtail juice and sheep’s milk panacotta, smoked sardines with guacamole and soya, rigatoni stuffed with brandade of cod and sausage, grilled octopus with green curry and beans gannet, steak tartare 2254 style Cuisine : Mediterranean
Foc i Oli Located in the Eixample district of Barcelona, Foc i Oli is a cozy restaurant that serves handmade burgers and sandwiches. They use freshly prepared ingredients with different bread, meat, vegetables and sauces. You can even put together your own creation. Foc i Oli puts a spin on traditional burgers and sandwiches. The menu is concise and creative with four sandwich and five burger options to choose from with prices ranging between €5 and €12. The sandwich menu has two chicken, one vegetarian and one beef option. The “El Chivito” sandwich is the specialty, served with beef entrecote, ham, bacon, mayonnaise, gouda cheese, red pepper, onion confit and salad on brioche bread. The chicken sandwiches are served with avocado mayonnaise, lemon, camembert cheese, arugula and apple. The burgers are all served with interesting accompaniments. The specialties are the “La Especial” with gouda cheese, bacon, onion and a fried egg and the “Foie” which is served with foie gras, caramelised onions and a Pedro Jimenez reduction. The restaurant also has a selection of beers to enjoy in one of the best cities in the world.
Vicino Pizza Bar is one of Barcelona’s best Pizza restaurants and is located just a few meters from the beach of Barceloneta.
Gran Paris This cozy restaurant is located in the center of Barcelona, in the Eixample neighborhood. Gran París brings us to the Catalan-Mediterranean gastronomy thanks to its wide and varied dishes and menus. They give you the opportunity to make a taste cruise through the Mediterranaen Sea, with both classic dishes as the most delicate and exquisite combinations of ingredients. It’s a cozy, quiet and familial place with its soft tones, recovered interior and the distribution of its tables. There are three rooms that can accommodate groups in a simple way and can be adapted to the amount of the group. Area: Eixample Average Price: 25 € Dishes: Salads, Meat, Fish, Rice Dishes Cuisine: Catalan, Mediterranean If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
Looking for some flaky, buttery croissants for breakfast? Or maybe a sip of French wine? Cafe Emma, located in the elegant Eixample neighborhood of Barcelona, is a restaurant inspired by the classic Parisian bistro and fine French cuisine. The restaurant welcomes you with a warm and inviting design which is divided into three parts: the terrace, the bar and the dining room. It also features an oyster bar and a small bakery. The breakfast menu includes sandwiches and pastries, while the a la carte menu has classic French dishes, such as duck rilletes, liver terrine, Niçoise salad and duck confit, as well as international dishes like steak and burger. Their $17 lunch menu includes an appetizer, grilled Iberian pork or duck, a cocotte snack and dessert, and is very reasonable in price, considering the quality. Their wine collection is also superb, with labels from all over France.
Out of China is a modern Chinese restaurant whose cooking shows deep respect for the traditions of Oriental cuisine. The restaurant first opened in 2002 in the heart of Barcelona’s Eixample district. The ambiance is very unique, as it is influenced by the cosmopolitan Shanghai of the 1940s. The waiters wear traditional costume and Oriental motifs decorate the walls. Out of China has a capacity of 120 people, while also offering an intimate and very special environment for diners. The kitchen specializes in traditional Chinese food, with several vegetarian and gluten-free options to choose from. They are known for their grilled and steamed dim sum. This restaurant is the perfect place for friends or family. Area : Left Eixample Average Price : 25€ Cuisine : Chinese Dishes : steamed, grilled or fried dim sum, duck ravioli with grilled foie, roast duck, sweet potato noodles with spicy kimchi, egg with Shanghai style tomato, beef with spicy guilin sauce, quails with spicy caramelized soy
La Bella Napoli is an authentic Italian restaurant in Poble Sec, with delicious dishes made with fresh seasonal products. Their menu is divided into four major categories: antipasto, fresh pasta, risotto and pizza. The restaurant is especially well known for their pizza with truffles and their homemade tiramisu. The chef is a proud Italian who is keen on sticking to his roots, making this place like a little Italy in the heart of Barcelona. The quality of the food is consistently great and the staff will help you with whatever questions you may have about the menu. Service is fast and the prices affordable. Area: Poble Sec-Montjuic Average Price: 25€ Cuisine: Italian Dishes: wood-fire pizzas, antipasto, pasta
Boca Grande This attractively restaurant is a well-known spot in the Eixample district. It has a very unique atmosphere with a stunning interior design and became one of the top hangouts for some local celebrities but their service is still discrete and confidential. Their dishes are of high quality made with excellent ingredients because it has really fresh fish and seafood dishes. Beside that it’s a very sophisticated restaurant, it is also known for its high quality wine and cocktails which makes Boca Grande one of the finest cocktail bars in the city: Boca Chica. Area: Eixample Average Price: 50 € Dishes: Seafood, soups, meat Cuisine: Mediterranean, European, Spanish If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
Pitarra Restaurant Pitarra Restaurant was founded in 1890 in the old town of Barcelona. It is located in the Gothic Quarter. The menu is based on the traditional Catalan cooking and they are specialized in the hunting season. You can choose one of the several starters, continue with a dish of meat or fish and finish your meal with one of the delicious desserts. In the restaurant, you will enjoy the warm atmosphere while eating different delicious meals. The menu includes a huge variety of typical Catalan dishes and a wide section of wines and champagne. Area: Barrio Gotico Average price: 20€/ 40€ Cuisine: Catalan Dish: fish, meat, hunting
ABaC This delicious restaurant belongs to the fancy ABaC hotel. It is founded in 2000 and is now located at Avenida Tibidabo, Sant-Gervasi. The restaurant is in a newly constructed pavilion large windows and comes with a big garden, where you can enjoy their culinary dishes with the perfect glass of wine in the sun. They are well-known for their gastronomy that’s why the restaurant is awarded with 2 Michelin stars. In 2001 they were also nominated for the Best Restaurant in Catalonia by the Catalan Academy of Gastronomy. The interior is in all tones of white with a calm, neutral and elegant atmosphere. And they can also offer rooms for private events with a capacity up to 60 diners respectively. What’s more, there is also an extensive cellar, offering near 1000 references, and from which you can select your perfect wine. Area: Sant-Gervasi Average Price: from €80 to €110 Dishes: Changing menu Cuisine: Mediterranean, European, Spanish If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
Arco Iris Arco Iris is a vegetarian restaurant which was founded in 1969. The word ‘arco iris’ means “rainbow” and that is definitely what you will find on their colourful plates of fresh food. The restaurant serves good food in a relaxed and familiar atmosphere. Although it is vegetarian the menu can be enjoyed by vegetarians or non-vegetarians. It is only open for lunch. It is located closed to the Sagrada Familia so it is easy to access. Area : Right Eixample Average Price : 9,50€ Dishes : gazpacho, pumpkin soup, rice with mushrooms and parmesan cheese, mussaka, stuffed eggplant, yogurt with biscuit and cake, crepes … Cuisine : Vegetarian
Petit Comitè Petit Comitè is a very fine restaurant located in the center of Barcelona, in the Eixample neighbourhood. They serve Catalan dishes combined with the best seasonal and local products with a very creative presentation. Here you can experience the most traditional dishes transformed with different products, such as wood, the sea and fresh vegetables from the garden. Because of its fine dishes, they got a star in the Michelin Guide. The interior of Petit Comitè is familial, warm and gastronomic. It exists already for more than two decades, which also give the restaurant an authentic atmosphere. Come and visit this taste-explosion restaurant and explore a totally new pleasure of good taste. Area: Eixample Average Price: 70 € Dishes: Coca with duck liver, maresme peas, truffled cannelloni, rice with sea cucumbers, shrimp, monkfish, squid, cod, roasted lamb Cuisine: Catalan If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
Uma Restaurant Uma in Barcelona a unique restaurant that serves a mixture of international and mediterranean cuisine with a renowned creative twist. The mantra at Uma Restaurant is “cooking is not enough”. Uma is widely considered as one of the top ten restaurants to visit in Barcelona. With impeccable service and an exquisite menu the team will take you on a remarkable journey as you embark on an incredible dining experience. The restaurant prides itself on its intimate setting and personal flavours. The Head Chef, Iker Erauzkin, frequently invites guests into his kitchen creating a “in-home” dining experience. The dynamic à la carte menu made up of around 14 different courses that changes with seasonality and offers a flavoursome and fun cuisine. The chefs and waiters carefully explain how is dish is prepared and the tastes you should experience whilst enjoying the food. Each plate is beautifully presented as if it were a work of art. One of the dishes is even disguised with six edible items amongst other non edible rocks. Tucked away on a side street, this cash only restaurant, can also be hired for private events or large groups of friends. Dishes include grilled octopus, plankton and peas, lamb tagine and eggs with […]
Bacoa Fast food does not always have the best reputation but Bacoa is an exception. This gourmet burger chain offers high-quality and freshly cooked food. Their ethos is different from that of other fast food restaurants, as they aim to transform fast food into good food and at a reasonable price. The beef is organic and comes exclusively from certified Spanish farms and the burgers are freshly grilled. The restaurant offers beef burgers, vegetarian burgers and chicken burgers with a wide range of toppings including Spanish cheeses, hams and quality products, giving the traditional burger a Spanish twist. They also offer the option of ordering a burger in salad form (without the bun). They have adopted a unique ordering process to speed up the system. You simply tick which burger, bread and extras you want on the menu, take it to the till and pay up front. There are 5 Bacoa restaurant locations Barcelona. They can be found at: Ronda de la Universitat, 31, +34 932 507 290 C/Colomines, 2 +34 932 689 548 Marquès de l’Argentera, 1 […]
18 Octubre 18 Octubre opened in 1977 and has important history which has welcomed politicians, actors, writers, singers and filmmakers. The restaurant has remained faithful to three basic principles: organic food, good techniques, and an excellent quality/price ratio and ensures that the dishes correspond to the season. The restaurant has been using both modern cooking methods and traditional Catalan cooking for more than 3 generations. Through the years and generations, the restaurant has kept the same warm and friendly environment. It is quite small with eight tables and one private room (mostly for small groups). It is perfect for business lunches, a romantic dinner or a pleasant and relaxed meeting with friends. Area : Eixample Average Price : 30€ Dishes : Andalusian fried prawns, duck breast with salt and foie porto sauce, spicy red chicken curry with mashed potato Cuisine : Catalan
Can Culleretes is a traditional Catalan restaurant where little has changed since its original opening in 1786. It is a real trip back in time to Barcelona´s past! The restaurant is hidden on a narrow street in the Gothic Quarter, which you need to be attentive to find but once you do, it will be a treat. The dishes are authentic and some typical Catalan classics are escudella (a traditional soup), botifarra amb seques (pork sausage and beans), civet de pork senglar (stewed wild boar) or canelons d´espinacs amb brandada de bacalla (a spinach and cod cannelloni). They also offer grilled seafood, fried fish or steamed mussels and wines from all over Spain. Enjoy a meal in one of the oldest Catalan restaurant of the city! Area : Gotico Average Price : 25€ Cuisine : Catalan Dishes : escudella, sausage with beans, civet of wild boar, spinach cannelloni with codfish brandade, rovellons cake, pica-pica seafood, rack of lamb
Pomodoro Restaurant Great news for all Barcelona-home customers who want to try the real Italian food experience in Barcelona. Special offer in collaboration with Pomodoro Restaurant: 40%/ Discount till the end of August. You just have to show the flyer below at the entrance of the restaurant. Pomodoro is an Italian restaurant in Eixample which propose a lot of delicious dishes with ingredients imported from different towns and regions of Italy. In this restaurant, you will not eat the same traditional Italian food because you could experience dishes that you would find in a small village in Campania called Salerno prepared under the supervision of chef Francesco. This restaurant is unique and includes products that can’t be found in any other Italian restaurant in Barcelona. The pizza selection is very interesting, including traditional pizzas and specialties that can only be found there. As well as the pasta and lasagna that are hands made in the restaurant and made just with high-quality ingredients from Italy. Have you ever tried Parpadelle with truffle and porcini mushrooms and the pasta with potatoes and red prawns? These are some recipes that you can try just in this amazing restaurant. And if it wasn’t enough, Pomodoro has a special cocktail bar where you can enjoy a drink and good music after dinner in a spacious […]
Gilda by Belgious Gilda by Belgious has very exquisite tapas and a delicious selection of the typical Belgian cuisine. It’s located in a cozy place in the Gothic Quarter, in the historical center of Barcelona. The restaurant offers a fusion of the best international recipes, with most of them coming from the Mediterranean and Belgian cuisine. They serve creative dishes and tapas, made with products of the highest quality.Gilda offers one of the best proposals Tapas Original, unusual dishes, Exotic and Creative Gothic Quarter of Barcelona. This extraordinary restaurant is definitely worth trying because here you can enjoy a personalized and professional treatment in a local with two different atmospheres, with contemporary design that characterizes both the Belgious Group restaurants. Area: Barri Gótic Average Price: 24 € Dishes: Belgian steak, chicken curry, ham croquettes, moules, salmon, … Cuisine: Mediterranean, Belgium If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
La Bona Sort La Bona Sort is a tapas restaurant with lots of different rooms for you to choose from, where you can enjoy your dinner. There is a bar at the entrance, two main dining rooms and an interior terrace. The menu offers tapas, entrecôtes or even hamburgers. The tapas are traditional like mussels, broken eggs with ham and foie, octopus and meatballs. The restaurant also has a wide range of drinks to accompany your dinner. Fine wine, cocktails or beer, the choice is yours! This year the restaurant was awarded the Restaurant & Bar Design Award in the surface interiors category.
Restaurant Ferrum Restaurant Ferrum lies between, the district Gracia and Eixample Dret. It offers a warm and intimate atmosphere. Therefore, it is the ideal place to relax, with your lover, after a long day of sightseeing. The menu presents a creative Mediterranean cuisine. Furthermore, it offers premium, fresh ingredients. To put it in other words, they are only seasonal. Also, Ferrum serves a wide variety of dishes. That go from scallops with lentils covered in truffle oil, to a cream of onion with a garlic sausage. Moreover, fish and meat are creatively cooked in an authentic way, to become a toothsome platter. To say nothing, the plates are affordable. So what’ s not to like? You will like the stoned walls and mirrors that recall the authentic vibe of the cuisine. Area: The restaurant Ferrum is located in the centric district of Gracia only a few steps away from the incredible Sagrada Familia Average price: 25-30€ Cuisine: The cuisine is Mediterranean Dishes: You have the choice between fish or meats
Rangoli Rangoli is a perfect restaurant for trying typical Indian food. It is within walking distance of the beach of Barceloneta. At this delicious Indian restaurant, they serve unique Indian dishes with a touch of creativity and a beautiful presentation of your plate. It has a typical Indian interior which creates a very unique and attractively atmosphere. Beside the beautiful interior, they also have a very nice terrace where you can enjoy your food with a Mediterranean view under the stars. This restaurant is known for having one of the most ancient traditional decorative folk art of India. It’s also a symbol of religious and cultural beliefs. Come and visit this wonderful restaurant and discover the great Indian culture and delicious food. Area: Barceloneta Average Price: €21 Dishes: Grilled scallops, ragda partis, lamb ribs, chicken curry, quail, tasting menu Cuisine: Indian If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
Hugo This is a Chilean restaurant located in La Ribera area. If you fancy something different than all the typical Spanish tapa’s, you should definitely try this local Chilean restaurant. Hugo is very different to most of the touristy tapa’s bars in this quarter. Its focus is on a traditional starter-main meal set up and seems to aim at the locals and students for most of its trade. The food is authentically Chilean, as are the drinks, although non-Chilean varieties are also available. Area: La Ribera Average Price: 19€ Dishes: Meat, potato’s, salads, empanada’s Cuisine: Chilean Food If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
Gusto Ristorante Pizzeria is one of the best known Italian restaurants in Barcelona, located in the Eixample area. It was founded in 2006 by two brothers very passionate about cooking classic Italian dishes. The decoration of the interior is devoted to Sofia Loren, one of the most famous Italian actresses in history. It has a familial and cozy feel so you will feel at home as soon as you enter. The varied menu is divided into sections with typical Italian dishes such as real Neapolitan wood-fired pizzas. Gusto Ristorante Pizzeria has had a number of visits by famous celebrities, including American singer, song writer and record producer Beyonce. Make the trip out to this wonderful little Italian restaurant and enjoy their delicious pizzas and meat dishes, all prepared with Italian know-how. Area : Eixample Average Price : 25€ Cuisine : Italian Dishes : paccheri ai tre crostacei, raviolone alla caprese, pizza Sophia Loren (pizza with tomato, mozzarella, fried eggplant, fried peppers, artichokes, mushrooms, arugula, buffalo mozzarella and parma ham )…
Bananas Bananas is a restaurant which offers small dishes and drinks in a fantastic atmosphere. The decoration is eclectic and has colonial and tropical elements. The menu includes pasta, seafood and meat dishes. There is a dining area, private lounge, covered porch, terrace and bar area where you can eat and drink. The restaurant is in a good location in the city centre and is close to tourist attractions like the Picasso Museum and the Chocolate Museum. It is a good place to go inbetween sightseeing. Area: Born-La Ribera Average Price: 30€ Dishes: octopus, chicken lollipops, cod and mushroom omelette, mushroom risotto Cuisine: International
Located in the Poble Sec neighborhood, Spice Café is a cafe and cake shop, where you will find what is perhaps one of the best carrot cakes in Barcelona. They have a wide array of delicious cakes, all baked fresh in-house. The portions are very generous, and the prices affordable. They also offer a variety of teas, ice teas, fresh drinks, infusions, bagels and quiches. The cafe itself has a relaxing atmosphere and friendly staff who will always welcome you with a smile. Almost every week Spice Café organizes events, such as language exchanges and book clubs. But the most special thing about this coffee shop is that they have 3 small private tables, and one large communal table to share with friends, family or strangers. Spice Café is the ideal place for cake lovers looking for an afternoon treat with a good cup of coffee! As soon as you enter, you will feel at home. Area : Montjuic Average Price : 3,50€ Cuisine : Cakes Dishes : home cooked cakes: carrot cake, Guiness & Baileys cake, bagels
Tapa Tapa is a bar and restaurant that offers a wide range of tapas, including classics such as patatas bravas, Iberian ham croquettes and prawns but also tapas inspired by more modern styles of cooking. The menu has over 50 different tapas, all presented in a beautiful and original way. No matter what your taste preference, you are guaranteed to find something that will make your mouth water! Tapa Tapa on Passeig de Gracia was the first location to open. There are now three, located at the following addresses: Passeig de Gràcia, 44, +34 93 488 33 69 Moll d’Espanya, 5, +34 93 225 86 97 Centro Arenas Plaza de España, +34 93 292 46 44 .. Area : Eixample Right Average Price : 18€ Cuisine : Tapas Dishes : charcuterie, croquettes, prawns Beverages : Great selection of beers.
1902 Café Modernista 1902 Café Modernista is a restaurant with an authentic Catalan cuisine, in the heart of Barcelona. The restaurant mixes Catalan styles of cooking with international ones to create new flavours and a real “Café Modernista touch “. It focuses on simple cooking and remaining loyal to its Catalan beginnings. The menu has a range of dishes and all of the products that are used are taken from traditional Catalan cooking. The restaurant is open all day for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner or just for appetizers. Located in the Eixample area near the Modernista Sant Pau, 1902 Cafè Modernista is the place for authentic Catalan culture, modernism, and food. Area : Right Eixample Average Price : 30€ Dishes : tuna tartare with tomato confit, scrambled eggs with sausage, beef entrecôte with candied shallots, grilled pork cheek with ratafia sauce, bread with oil and chocolate, fruit salad with coconut ice cream Cuisine : Catalan If you want other suggestions for traditional restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog which has a list of the best Latin American restaurants.
Little Italy is one of Barcelona’s most loved Italian restaurants which revolutionised the restaurant scene in 1991 when it was founded.
Griego Leo’s is an authentic Greek restaurant, where you can sample delicious dishes with rich Mediterranean flavors. It is perhaps the restaurant with the largest variety of Greek dishes in Barcelona. The menu has traditional choices like souvlaki, moussaka, falafel, gyro, spanakopita (spinach and feta cheese wrapped in layered filo pastry) and their very popular iman bayildi (eggplant stuffed with onion, garlic and oil). They also offer lamb and serve a variety of well-spiced spreads and sauces. Griego Leo´s serves high quality food at affordable prices with very friendly and fast service. The restaurant works with the delivery company Just Eat, which allows you the option to enjoy Greek delights in the comfort of your own home. Area : Sant Marti Average Price : 15€ Cuisine : Greek Dishes : moussaka, hummus, tzatziki, kebab, gyros, iman bayildi, greek yoghurt
Pans & Co. is a restaurant which was opened in 1991, with locations in many Spanish cities including over 20 in Barcelona. It specializes in sandwiches with a wide variety of ingredients including succulent chicken breast, bacon, Bretón sausage and roast beef. They also offer other dishes such as salads, patatas bravas, french fries, chicken nuggets and onion rings. Their breakfast selection includes fresh baked goods, such as croissants and donuts. The service is excellent and very fast and it is good value. It has a colorful atmosphere, which is good for friends or family. Area : Barrio Gotico Average Price : 8€ Cuisine : Sandwiches Dishes : sandwiches : chicken breast, bacon, tuna, salads, onion rings, nuggets, mozzarella fingers, cheesecake, brownie with cream …
Apat The Eixample area in Barcelona is a great place to eat because it has lots of restaurants to choose from but this makes it difficult to choose the right place from the selection. If you don’t know where to go but want something traditional, try Apat. This Catalan restaurant offers Mediterranean meals with Italian inspiration. It selects the best seasonal products and serves tasty food with a contemporary style. The modern and well decorated inside will make sure you have a pleasant experience. Apat! is away from the busy city centre so it is good if you are looking for something a little quieter. The service is also excellent, so go and enjoy your dinner with family, friends or even by yourself. Contact information for the restaurant can be found below. photo credit: eltenedor.com
BioCentre, is a family run restaurant that aims to spread a new vision about vegetarian and vegan food with over 30 years of experience.
La Palmera This is a little cosy restaurant in Eixample, the heart of Barcelona. La Palmera is furnished with wine bottles which creates an old wine cellar look, they also used delicatessen products , available to buy, as furnish. Stablished in an old grocery, at the beginning it was a butcher’s shop, where they sold high quality products that the client could taste and buy in a warm and familiar environment but in January 1994 it turned into La Palmera, which is now a well-known restaurant, especially by the locals. They offer different menus like a tasting menu to try the typical Spanish kitchen but also a special menu and a group menu. The tasting menu is also available in a gourmet form. If you want to try different typical Spanish dishes, we highly recommend La Palmera. Area: Eixample Average Price: 20-30€ Dishes: Large variety of plates of salads, appetizers, vegetables, meats, fishes and foie specialities Cuisine: Spanish/ Catalan If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
9 Granados 9 Granados is a tapas restaurant which combines typical Mediterranean cuisine with other culinary traditions. The restaurant was developed from the idea of mixing a typical tapas bar with larger dishes. It has both original and inventive dishes. The atmosphere is very friendly and informal which will give you the time to relax and enjoy your meal with family or your friends. Area : Left Eixample Average Price : 20€ Dishes : roasted foie cannelloni with bechamel and mushrooms and red pepper jam, tartare of beef with parmesan cheese and tortilla chips, T-bone steak, grilled octopus with parmentier potatoes and paprika oil Cuisine : Mediterranean
Sésamo Sésamo is a small restaurant that promotes a slow food philosophy with fantastic vegetarian food prepared with organic seasonal products, mostly from the Mercat de la Boqueria. Their cuisine will please even the most carnivorous as it rediscovers new flavors. The menu is extensive, the spinach or chocolate mousse with avocado are the specialties. All of the dishes use different spices, so they recommended customers enjoy spices if coming to the restaurant. You will find this little veggie paradise in the Sant Antoni area. Area : Sant Antoni Average Price : 20€ Dishes : mushroom croquettes, gnocchi stuffed with gorgonzola cheese, homemade puff pastry tartlet, tart with ice cream, Manchego cheese Cuisine : Vegetarian
Bubó is a cake shop in Barcelona, offering cakes of different flavors. They make centerpiece cakes, bonbons, individual cakes, macarons, petit fours, plum cakes and many other classic tortes and tarts. The shop is run by the prestigious pastry chef Carles Mampel, who one the Champion Pastry Chef award at the 2000 Euro Americas. In 2008, Bubó was officially acknowledged by Relais Dessert, an organization that recognizes the world´s best pastry shops. The shop sells various products for coffee-breaks, parties, weddings and banquets, etc. They also have a bar and take away service. Bubó has four locations in Barcelona: – Born: Caputxes, 10 +34 932 687 224 – Bar: Caputxes, 6 +34 933 105 773 – Pedralbes Centre: Av. Diagonal, 609-615 +34 934 103 659 – Bulevard Rosa : Passeig de Gràcia, 55 +34 931 592 813
La Rioja La Rioja is a charming restaurant, located in Barri Gotic, the center of Barcelona. It is founded as a business company in 1982. Here you can taste the both modern as traditional Catalan kitchen. The restaurant offers daily menus and dishes with different creatives varieties. The interior of La Rioja is cozy and picturesque with a large dining room in a wooden bench. If you want to avoid all the crowded touristic restaurants, try this delicious Catalan restaurant well-known by locals of Barcelona. Area: Barri Gótic Average Price: 25 euros Dishes: paella, salads, meat, gazpacho, entrecote, desserts, crema catalana Cuisine: Catalan If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
Euskal Extea Euskal Extea is a Basque restaurant, situated in the center of the Born district. It is a mix of a ”pintxos”bar and a restaurant that offers traditional cuisine from San Sebastián, in the Basque Country. This gastronomic restaurant was one of the first places to introduce the tapas culture in Barcelona. They serve a wide variety of traditional Basque food such as chorizo’, fried ”txistorra” and duck magret. Euskal Extea has an atmosphere of classic taverns and cider houses of the Basque country. Come and experience the typical Basque cuisine and drinks such as Pintxos, cider, wines and classic dishes in a unique setting in the city center of Born. Area: Born Average Price: 45 € Dishes: Small plates / half portions, meat, tapas Cuisine: Basque If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
Club Miramar Club Miramar offers good food from the Spanish cuisine, in an exciting location. Enjoy fine dishes in the main dining room, the private lounge, the garden or the Miramar room or admire the view from the panoramic terrace. The restaurant has a selection of wines that will accompany and meet the flavour of the dishes. The wine cellar also contains a wide range of champagne and cava. If you want something a bit different, the cocktails are also very good. Miramar also opens its door for events. From parties for 200 people or organizing a presentation of a book or a film, the restaurant is a excellent place to do this. Don’t hesitate and book one of their spaces today! Photo Credit : fiestasbarcelona.com
Balthazar Balthazar is a restaurant that provides creative dishes from Spanish and Mediterranean cuisine. The restaurant is elegant and modern. The original aim of the restaurant was to provide office workers with good food quickly. The menu has dishes including tapas, starters and paella. The classic tapas include octopus and starters of pasta and salads. The restaurant also offers different menus for groups at 3 prices (20,95€, 25,00€ and 30,00 €). The quality-price ratio is very good. Area: Eixample Esquerre Average Price: 20€ Dishes: tapas, paella, meat, seafood, fish, burgers Cuisine: Spanish Contact information for the company can be found below.
Ajoblanco is a drinks and tapas bar located in the Sant Gervasi district that serves top quality cocktails and drinks. The beautifully designed interior has smooth wooden floors and ceilings, ceramic tiles, soft lights and oversized mirrors to put you in the mood to lounge. The bar has a wide range of cocktails, including classics such as caipiriñas, mojitos, daiquiris, margaritas, but also newly trending cocktails which you can enjoy in the relaxing atmosphere. On Friday nights there is a DJ if you feel like a dance. If you´re planning to try Ajoblanco for lunch or dinner, don´t forget to reserve in advance. The restaurant gets quite full, especially on the weekend.
Bernie’s Diner is a typical American-style diner restaurant located in El Born. The interior design is retro, with cherry red booths, pin-up girl posters and other American items that will take you back to the United States of the 40s and 50s. The menu has a wide variety of popular American classics including hamburgers, hot dogs, chili dogs, steaks, ribs, milkshakes and french fries. Bernie´s Diner is truly a restaurant for everyone. It is family-friendly and fun for friends. It opens at 09.00, for a full American breakfast of eggs with bacon or sausage and pancakes. The bar is open until 1 am. Area : Born Average Price : 15€ Cuisine : American Dishes : chicken wings, Bernie’s turkey club sandwich, chicken caesar salad, American rodeo burger, Bernie’s BBQ ribs
Santa Anna Restaurant Want to eat fresh products directly picked from the food market? Then, the Santa Anna Restaurant is the place for you. Located nearby the Boqueria Market, and a short walk from the Rambla de Canalates. Therefore with its ideal situation, close to shops and many other cultural activities. It is great because you will be able to relax whilst eating a delicious meal after a long day of sightseeing or shopping. You will have a new feel of the traditional Spanish cuisine as they remix it to their sauce. Area: Santa Anna Price range: 10€ Cuisine: Spanish Dish: fish, meat, vegetables
3 Focs 3 Focs is a Catalan restaurant which offers typical dishes from the traditional Catalan “Masia“(farmhouse). The quality and taste of their authentic menu is clear in the variety of dishes that they offer. To finish your meal, the restaurant has traditional, artisanal desserts and a long wine selection to accompany your food. The decoration and atmosphere match the traditional menu and make you feel like you are in a typical environment. The restaurant is suitable for families and groups of friends. Area : Left Eixample Average Price : 25€ Dishes : braised artichokes, ribeye beef, Iberian pork, grilled fish, crema Catalan, profiteroles … Cuisine : Catalan
Tapas 24 is an award-winning Spanish tapas restaurant founded by Carles Abellan, owner of Michelin-starred Comerç 24 and Bravo 24 in the W Hotel. The tapas restaurant also has a sister restaurant in Montreal, Canada. The kitchen pays tribute to classic tapas dishes, to the culture, products, traditional dishes and identity of Spain. Their menu includes a huge variety of tapas, including tasty croquettes, prepared in the correct way. Tapas 24 is easily accessible with public transportation, due to its proximity to the Passeig de Gracia metro station. Area: Eixample Dreta Average Price: 25€. Cuisine: Tapas Signature Dishes: fried eggs with sausage, Spanish omelette with beans and peppers, croquettes, McFoie burger, bikini sandwich with truffle
Le Diván Le Diván is French restaurant and cocktail bar located in the area of St. Gervasi-Santaló. The restaurant is small but cozy and they have live jazz sessions on Thursday night and DJ sessions on Friday night. The menu has a variety of French dishes including cheese, salmon marinated with gravlax and dill, duck magret with chutney, beef fillet with red wine reduction and also more international ones such as tasty starters, burgers and tapas. The price/quality ratio is very good. Area: St. Gervasi-Santaló Average Price: 25€ Dishes: cheese, french tartare, tuna tataki, duck magret with chutney, beef fillet with red wine reduction, burgers, tapas Cuisine: French, International
Restaurant El Gordo Carbrera’s Bowling Restaurant El gordo has a special focus on Uruguayan and Argentinian meat. In a cozy atmosphere of an old textile factory in the middle of the Eixample neighborhood creates the restaurant a welcoming environment and affordable prizes at high quality. For those who prefer fish, they are also supplied with fresh fish, served as fish a la espalda, so lying on the back. They also have some Italian specialties in their menu such as homemade pasta. Discover the Uruguayan cuisine with a light touch of Italy and Argentina. Area: Eixample Average Price: 35-45€ Dishes: Meat and Fish, vegetables, pasta Cuisine: Uruguayan, Argentinian, Italian