Restaurante Barceloneta Restaurante Barceloneta is known for its seafood which is cooked in a traditional Catalan style. The experienced professionals use the best ingredients, always freshly caught. Sample the Catalan and Mediterranean cuisine in its purest form, based on traditional seafood cooking. The restaurant has a second floor with three magnificent private rooms with different capacities (up to 150 guests). It has exceptional views of the seafront. Area : La Barceloneta Average Price : 45€ Dishes : sea snails, cod fritters, local prawn “carpaccio” with citrus vinaigrette, fisherman’s rice with broth, fresh grilled local lobsters, grilled wild asparagus, grilled fresh prawns “Palamós”, steak tartar Cuisine : Catalan
Casa Agusti Casa Agusti is a restaurant of Catalan food which was founded in 1936 by Augustín Ros. The 80 year old restaurant has a classic charming decoration which make it feel nostalgic and comfortable. The original decoration from 1955 has been improved over the years but it still has the old style. The restaurant is located in the middle of the city close to Plaza Catalunya which is near to all of the tourist attractions. More information on the restaurant contact details can be found below. If you want more information on restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
Felice Felice is a restaurant located in the trendy residential district of Gràcia. Set in modern surroundings this charming spot offers a combination of tapas and Spanish cuisine with international influences. They offer options to suit all palates and also a €10 daily menu. Starter specialties include sautéed prawns, salmon tartar and beef carpaccio. The tapas menu is split between dutch tapas, small sandwiches and classic tapas like calamari, chorizo, Spanish omelette and patatas bravas. There are also more creative tapas like fried camembert with raspberry sauce or grilled cuttlefish. Main dishes include seabass with sesame and poppy seed crust, leeks and rice and aromatic Cambodian style fish curry. There are also tuna, cod and sea bream dishes. Meat options include spare ribs with homemade BBQ sauce, burgers or beef. The heart and soul of the business is evident in the quality of the food and the generous portions. The desserts include crepes, chocolate fondant, white chocolate mousse with pistachio or cheesecake with raspberry sauce. With so many reasons to visit this restaurant, check it out when you are in Barcelona.
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
Horchatería Sirvent de Barcelona Horchatería Sirvent de Barcelona is an ice cream and nougat shop in Barcelona which was founded in 1920. They offer a set of different desserts such as nougat, ice cream and sorbet with a variety of flavors ranging from popular and sugar free options. What makes this shop unique is their main product: The Horchata. This is a sweet beverage originated in the Mediterranean Coast and is usually made with chufa, water and sugar with cinnamon or lemon zest to add flavor. Check out this video on how a real production of Horchata is made in Sirvent! If you are interested in trying this tasty beverage and all the other delicious desserts from Horchatería Sirvent de Barcelona you can visit the restaurant, where you can enjoy the meal and then ask for a special dessert. Otherwise if you want to enjoy it at home, you can easily order it online from their website. Contact information of the company can be found below. If you want more information on where to find the best ice cream shops in Barcelona have a look on our blog.
Restaurant Ferrum Restaurant Ferrum lies between the district Gracia and district Eixample Dret. It offers a warm and intimate atmosphere. Therefore, it is the ideal place to relax with your love one(s), after a long day of sightseeing. The menu presents a creative Mediterranean food 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 goes from scallops with lentils covered in truffle oil, to cream 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: In the central 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 You can check out other suggestions of Mediterranean restaurants and food & restaurant types here in Barcelona.
Gelaaati! Di Marco As the name indicates, Gelaaati! Di Marco is an Italian artisanal ice cream shop, located in the Gothic quarter of Barcelona. The ice master has over 20 years of experience in creating traditional ice cream with plenty of passion as his driving force. He works with fresh, top quality products to achieve the best flavors possible. As well as traditional flavors, they offer a wide variety of ice-creams made with biologic products, as well as gluten-free, lactose-free and vegan options. This means that everyone can enjoy delicious homemade ice cream. Or if you would prefer something else, they also offer crepes, waffles, tiramisu, cannolis, and brioche.
7 Portes 7 portes is a restaurant that was founded in 1836 and its development is part of Catalan history. The menu offers traditional specialties, innovative creations and seasonal dishes which is accompanied by a range of wines that fit perfectly with the different dishes. In the evening the restaurant has shows with live piano music and sometimes organise theme nights. It is located in El Born which is one of the oldest areas of Barcelona and worth visiting, as it is important to the city’s history. Area : Born – Barceloneta Average Price : 40€ Dishes : paella, black rice, operetta … Cuisine : Catalan If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
Bamboo restaurant Bamboo is a Mediterranean restaurant in the H10 Itaca Hotel. It is on the first floor of the hotel and has large windows which gives it good light. It serves seasonal cuisine cooked by the chef Héctor Mármol and uses the best Catalan products. The restaurant is ideal for any occasion, for couples, families or business dinners. It has a private room, small room, medium room, large room (around 80 persons) and a terrace where you can eat and drink. Area: Eixample Esquerre Average Price: 20€ Dishes: roast pork tenderloin with truffle, couscous, cod carpaccio with tomato and olives Cuisine: Mediterranean
Balmes 103 Balmes 103 is a Mediterranean restaurant located in the Hotel Barcelona Center. The restaurant has a cafe and different dining rooms which are ideal for all types of celebrations. The menu has lots of different dishes to choose from including seafood, Iberian pork and lobster or simple pasta options. There is something for everyone. The fish selection is large and excellent quality. The prices are competitive considering the quality of the food served. Area: Eixample Esquerre Average Price: 40€ Dishes: lobster, Iberian pork, duck cannelloni with chanterelles and truffle Cuisine: Mediterranean Contact information for the restaurant 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.
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 […]
Addis Abeba Addis Abeba is an Ethiopian restaurant located in the Sants-Montjuïc district of Barcelona. Named after the country’s capital, the restaurants serve a good selection of dishes packed with flavour. Conveniently located within walking distance of Sants metro station, the authentic decor will transport you to East Africa as well as the perfectly seasoned dishes which you are encouraged to eat with your hands. Don’t worry they have cutlery as well! The low tables, traditional African tools and vibrant pictures create the perfect setting. The menu has colourful dishes with interesting textures and aromas, offering a combination of marinated meat and vegetable dishes served on injera bread, native to the Horn of Africa. There are four different combination plates so you can sample the different flavours. Chicken, veal, lentils, pumpkin, cabbage, broccoli and chickpeas are available as part of the various options. Larger dishes include raditional dorowot, meser kek and segawot. Dorowot is an aromatic stewed chicken, segawot is braised beef dish with onion and tomato and meser kek is a sautéed chickpea dish with leeks and crushed ginger. For dessert they offer tropical fruit bowls or delectable carrot cake. Visit this restaurant when you’re in Barcelona for a unique and exciting meal.
Bar del Pla Bar del Pla is a tapas bar located in the district of Born-La Ribera in Barcelona. The menu has various tapas and seasonal small dishes including traditional tapas like ham and chicken croquettes but also fusion tapas like tex mex and sushi style tapas. They also have a large choice of wine from Spain and France. The atmosphere is friendly, the service is quick and the price is good. If you want to try tapas with a twist go to Bar del Pla. Area: Born-La Ribera Average Price: 30€ Cuisine: Tapas, Spanish Contact information for the company can be found below.
The Hard Rock Cafe is located on the corner of Las Ramblas, on the side facing Plaza Catalunya square. This exciting bar/cafe blends the local culture and ambience of Barcelona with American (and specifically Hard Rock Cafe) culture. The restaurant offers a wide array of delicious American dishes, along with great music and flashy memorabilia. The most interesting of these are the guitars of Metallica and Jimi Hendrix, the waistcoat of Prince and the jackets of Michael Jackson and Bruce Springsteen. Near the cafe there is also a Hard Rock shop where you can buy clothes and accessories designed by famous artists.
Rokelin Gourmet is a cozy restaurant in a familiar atmosphere. The restaurant is well located in the Raval district of Barcelona, near Sant Antoni metro station. It is easy to access by public transport and is near lots of tourist sites. Rokelin Gourmet The menu offers a wide variety of dishes and tapas including pork carpaccio, Iberian ham with eggs, beef cheeks and slow cooked ribs. All of the dishes are made with fresh, high quality ingredients and the menu follows the tradition of Mediterranean cuisine. The chef is passionate about the menu and makes a masterpiece with each dish. The service is good and the staff are friendly and helpful. The price is also affordable. The restaurant is perfect for a couple or small groups of friends. Area: El Raval Average Price: 30€ Dishes: ribs, Iberian ham, tapas Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish
La Tagliatella is a lovely Italian restaurant situated in ronda Universitat, between Plaça Catalunya and Plaça Universitat. The restaurant offers an extensive menu featuring some of the best dishes from Italy, particularly the north, including pasta, pizza, meat, salads and carpaccio. The friendly waiters are always willing to help you decide which dish to choose. The atmosphere is pleasant and it is perfect for families, couples and groups. Area : Eixample Right Average Price : 18€ Cuisine : Italian Dishes : salads, antipasti, gratin, risotto, pasta, pizza, homemade desserts Contact information for the restaurant can be found below. If you want more information about restaurants in Barcelona, have a look at our blog.
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.
Cup and Cake is a popular cafe run by a creative team with a passion for simple things and the best ingredients. It is a cupcake paradise! When visiting their beautifully designed cafes you will find high quality and pure honesty in their products. You can feel the passion and affection the staff have for their job and their care for the products made. When possible Cup and Cake uses organic and locally sourced ingredients. In addition, they use 100% organic coffee and valrhona chocolate, which is an old-fashioned and hand-dipped chocolate. They have four other cafes in Barcelona: – Brunch&Cake – Travel&Cake – Pilates&Cake – Brunchelona Area : Eixample Average Price : 4€ Cuisine : Cakes Dishes : cupcakes : red velvet, carrot, chocolate, oreo, tiramisu, granola, lemon, vanilla, brownie …
On Sushi is a Japanese restaurant that has become, in a short time, a landmark in town due to its delicious food and beautiful decor. The restaurant was opened by Kin Sushi Bar. It is a modern and stylish Japanese restaurant with a menu that combines traditional favorites with a unique twist. Their signature dishes include classic gyozas, yakisoba noodles, ebi no tempura, red maki, on maki, uramaki tempura. If you go you must try the toro no nataki (half roast tuna loin with Japanese citrus fruits vinegar) which is the restaurant’s special dish. There are two different areas in the restaurant: the first is a bar and the second is the main room where you can eat delicious Japanese dishes. The quality/price ratio is excellent and the service is fast. The restaurant is located in Eixample next to Provence metro station, so it is very easy to get there. Area : Eixample Average Price : 30€ Cuisine : Japanese Dishes : gyozas, yakisoba noodles, sushi, sashimi, miso, california maki, red maki, on maki, uramaki tempura.
Café Schilling is located in the centre of Barcelona, near the Ramblas which is a dynamic area and popular with people from all over the world. What makes this restaurant special is that people who come there are from various cultures, countries, they speak different languages and they don’t dress the same way. This variety proves how welcoming this place is, to everyone! The menu, like the customers, is multicultural. They have breakfast and lunch dishes from British style to Mexican fajitas, nachos, hamburgers, sausages and products from all over. Enjoy a diverse and cosmopolitan cuisine in the centre of the great city of Barcelona. Photo Credit : barcelona.com
Mexiterranean Fusion Cuisine What is special about Rita Blue? Rita Blue is a unique and charming place where the Mexican cuisine and the diversity of the refreshing Mediterranean gastronomy meets in a collaboration of harmony. Rita Blue is located in the multicultural neighborhood of Raval in Barcelona. It’s a modern and transgressive restaurant that surprises its customers with an innovative and varied decoration. When it comes to the food, the restaurant keeps a very high standard with it’s providers being locally oriented and having a rigorous selection of high quality products in the kitchen. The dishes perfectly combine the Latin character with the Mediterranean flavors. If you’re planning on visiting this harmonized restaurant with a big group of people, don’t worry – their specialized on family celebrations and enterprises meetings and will go the extra mile to make your event unique and memorable. Vegan & Organic Menu Take a quick look at their impressive Vegan & Organic menu.
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.
El Casal El Casal is a family run restaurant in the heart of Barcelona that offers breakfast and lunch dishes with locally sourced ingredients. Located in El Born in the centre of Barcelona, El Casal is the perfect place to sit outside and indulge in Catalan cuisine. Within walking distance of the Plaça de Sant Maria and Santa Maria del Mar Basilica, it serves both fusion and original dishes in keeping with the owner’s own culinary experiences. There is a selection of breakfast options including pastries, eggs and a wide range of Catalan “Xapata” sandwiches. With 22 different choices if you fancy an early or mid-morning sandwich then you won’t be disappointed. From 08.00 you can even dive into the ten plate tapas menu with options like manchego toast or chorizo. El Casal has a daily menu with three courses for €11.25 which is published on Facebook each morning. Starters include options such as fish gratin, beef tataki and shredded beef with fresh spinach, mint and coriander and main dishes such as chicken and carrot couscous and roasted pork cheek. Dessert is included as part of the daily menu and include options like banana and chocolate cake, apple tart, chocolate brownie and caramelised apple cake. Make sure you visit El Casal when you’re […]
Natcha is an innovative patisserie located in the Les Corts neighborhood of Barcelona, which was founded in 1958 by a couple who happen to be the pastry chef and his wife. Their objective has been clear from the first moment they opened their business: to make products of high quality, following the traditional craft of baking and to offer customers the best possible service. As a result the company has been open for over 50 years. Natcha sells a wide range of over 30 varieties of chocolates, including their famous musician chocolates. The shop also sells traditional cakes. If you need a personalized cake for a special celebration, they offer a custom-design section on their website. Area : Right Eixample Average Price : 25€ Cuisine : Pastries Dishes : chocolates, cakes, truffles
El Reloj Grupo El Reloj is a consolidated group of restaurants, with more than 20 restaurants in the main streets in Barcelona. Their food is delicious, really fresh, quickly prepared and served. The service is extremely nice and friendly and the prices are good and really reasonable Their menu offers all kinds of flavours and textures, from traditional dishes to the most demanding. They offer a daily menu for an unbeatable price but also menus for groups and personalized menus. Area: Barri Gótic, Eixample, .. Average Price: €11-20 Dishes: pasta, rice dishes, seafood, meat, salad Cuisine: Spanish, Mediterranean If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog
L’Olivé L’Olivé is a classic restaurant that presents you dishes of very high quality, that’s why they got a Michelin star. It’s situated in the Eixample neighbourhood, in the heart of Barcelona. They offer a magnificent opportunity to enjoy the Catalan and Mediterranean cuisine with only high-quality food with a wide variety of homemade dessert and a wide variety of wines. This food will be served in a beautiful stately building, opposite the philosophical faculty of the Barcelona University. The decor is modern chic and has multiple compartments, which makes the restaurant perfect for dinners for larger groups. Area: Eixample Average Price: 55 € Dishes: Fish like tuna tartare, meat, gazpacho, salad, homemade desserts Cuisine: Catalan, Mediterranean If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
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
Café Tarannà Café Tarannà is a quirky, independent café located in the Sant Antoni neighbourhood in Barcelona. It is located close to Calle Parliament – a street famous for trendy brunch places, most notably Café Federal located just around the corner. The cozy café has a distinctive bottle green exterior which contrasts with the Nordic, minimalistic and industrial interior. As well as seating inside and outside, there is also open window seating which allows you to take in the life of the street outside and inside the bar. Since opening in 2012, this café has always been a popular choice with locals and has more recently been discovered by tourists looking to escape the busy tourist streets in the city centre. They have a set menu but also some daily specials that give a nice twist on classic brunch dishes. If you’re looking for a quaint brunch spot, this is the place to come!
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
Senyor Parellada The Senyor Parellada restaurant has very delicious Catalan cuisine. The restaurant is located in the centre of Barcelona, in the vibrant neighbourhood of Borne (Ciutat Vella), close to the Picasso Museum, the Cathedral and St. Maria del Mar. It is an elegant restaurant decorated in a colonial style with multiple rooms that create a timeless atmosphere. It also owns a glaze courtyard with a colonial style where you can relax while eating one of their delicious Catalan dishes. The food is exquisite but because of the popularity a reservation is definitely necessary. Area: Ciutat Vella Average Price: € 11-20 Dishes: Catalan casseroles, roasts, paellas and seasonings Cuisine: Catalan If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
4 Capellans 4 Capellans is a restaurant in the Hotel Barcelona Catedral, located in the Gothic Area. Open only at lunch, the restaurant has a lounge and spectacular terrace where you can have a drink at any time of day. It has a typical Mediterranean cuisine and the menu focuses on bringing pleasure and health together in high quality dishes. The restaurant is located right in the centre of the city so it is a perfect place to take a break from exploring. Area : El Gotic Average Price : 30€ Dishes : foie salad with figs, quince and walnuts, sauteed scallops with mango, coconut and vanilla, parmentier lobster with paprika oil, lamb tagine with spices, Iberian pork with apple, bread and toffee… Cuisine : Mediterranean
Strata is a lovely bakery and cafe with delicious artisanal cakes. The concept of the cafe is to cook with 100% natural products, without preservatives or additives. It is run by a family who mix Spanish and Argentinian flavors into their baked treats. They are always on the look-out for exciting new recipes with unique ingredients and they rotate their products frequently to keep things interesting for customers. Cakes can also be customised to customer’s desires. Visit Strata Bakery with your family, with colleagues after work, or with friends just to have a good time. It is a very quiet and sweet little café, where you are guaranteed to feel right at home.
La Pizza del Sortidor is arguably one of the best pizzerias in Barcelona, specializing in Neapolitan style pizzas. You will notice that most of their clientele are locals from Barcelona, but there are also many Italian regulars and not too many tourists. This pizzeria is very popular, so reserve a table before arrival otherwise you will most likely have to wait. They serve delectable pizzas cooked in a wood-fire oven, with a very wide selection of topping choices! The waiters are welcoming and guarantee a pleasant dining experience for you and your friends. Area : Montjuic Average Price : 8€ Cuisine : Italian, Pizzeria Dishes : pizzas : margherita, mexican, 4 cheese, Neapolitan, goats cheese and bacon …
Café Cometa is located in Sant Antoni, it offers fresh juices, smoothies, milkshakes and coffees making it the perfect spot to have brunch or grab a sandwich.
3 Nusos 3 Nusos is a restaurant with a wide selection on the menu. The restaurant not only offers traditional paella and tapas but also has other dishes from the Mediterranean cuisine. The medium-high price is worth it for their excellent food which has fantastic presentation in addition to the taste. The restaurant has a lounge with terraces to enjoy a drink with a fabulous view of the port. The cocktail menu is varied and is a good way to start or end a meal. Area : La Barceloneta Average Price : 35€ Dishes : squid stuffed with black pudding and pancetta, lobster ravioli with fresh spinach and sea urchin sauce, seafood paella with shrimp and clams, seafood stew, fillet steak stuffed with foie Montsant wine reduction. Cuisine : Mediterranean
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
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.
Café Manila Café Manila specialises in Spanish cuisine with a distinct Asian fusion flavour in a stylish and inviting environment. Located on the Ronda de Sant Pau in Barcelona, the restaurant is the perfect place to relax with friends and family and enjoy some sumptuous food. The restaurant has an extensive drinks and gin menu so make sure you sample some of their fabulous creations. The menu changes seasonally but usually has 12-18 dishes on offer. Previous options have been warm salad with smoked salon, soft boiled egg and zucchini, wakame salad with fresh seaweed, beef tartare or fresh tuna tataki with ceviche onions. They also offer larger tapas dishes like quail with honey, soy sauce and vegetables and duck with spicy pineapple, coriander and a wasabi. The popular desserts are creme brûlée or chocolate soufflé. Make sure you visit Café Manila and their endless cocktails when you’re in Barcelona.
Giorgio This charming Italian restaurant called Giorgio is located in the heart of Barcelona, the Eixample neighborhood. They offer an exquisite and authentic Italian experience to their clients. Here you can taste an excellent Italian kitchen made with quality ingredients: risotto, pasta, fresh pizza cooked in a wooden oven. The interior is elegant and the atmosphere is relaxed, which makes it ideal for couples and gatherings of friends. At Giorgio you can enjoy their dishes in a cozy and nice environment and for big groups they offer group menus. Area: Eixample Average Price: From 20-30 Euros Dishes: Bruschetta, beef carpaccio, risotto, gnocchi, spinach and ricotta ravioli, beef tagliata, pizza Cuisine: Italian If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
La Cremeria Toscana La Cremeria Toscana is an ice cream and sorbet shop which guarantees an artisan and natural ice cream with a unique and exceptional flavour. Their products are made daily with seasonal ingredients, which is why the result is so delicious, creamy and incomparable. La Cremeria Toscana offers a personalized service to satisfy every customer. They have a varied menu of ice cream depending on the time of year and all of their ice creams are without gluten, except for those with cookies.Hand-made ice cream and nice interior will be waiting for you at Cremeria Toscana. Location is pretty good too, it is close to street Diagonal and metro Hospital Clinic. If you are in Barcelona during summer, this place is a mandatory stop. The tasty and cold ice cream will refresh you!
Little Italy is one of Barcelona’s most loved Italian restaurants which revolutionised the restaurant scene in 1991 when it was founded.
Are you looking for an authentic Greek dining experience in Barcelona? Dionisos offers top quality Greek food at their 5 locations. Since 1993, when their first restaurant opened on Calle Urgell, the goal of the owners has been to satisfy their clients by providing fantastic dishes made with original Greek products. The food, the design of the restaurant, the music, the atmosphere and even the imported Greek wines will bring you on what feels like a vacation to the beautiful country of Greece. Dionisos restaurants in Barcelona : Carrer del Comte d’Urgell, 90 +34 934 51 54 17 Carrer d’Aribau, 50 +34 933 23 55 86 Avinguda Marquès de l’Argentera, 27 +34 932 68 24 72 Calle Arai, 3 +34 932 50 49 48 Carrer del Torrent de l’Olla, 144 +34 932 37 34 17 Average Price : 30€ Cuisine : Greek Dishes : dolmades, giouvetsi, moussaka, pastiche, soutsoukakia
In Barcelona it is always nice to enjoy some tapas while having a drink. Café Berlin is a friendly and welcoming cafe where you do just that in comfortable and relaxing environment. They have a selection of tapas for all tastes, as well as a wide selection of cocktails and drinks. Presentations, dinners, birthdays, meetings, parties and events, all of these can be done at Café Berlin. If you want a little privacy, there is the “basement”, with a lounge equipped with a projector, tables, sofas and perfect service. Located near the centre of Barcelona, this bar is easily accessible on public transportation.
Melo-Jiā is a traditional Chinese restaurant with high quality, home-made dishes which gives an experience of the sensations of authentic Chinese traditions. Chinese cuisine is related to the Ying and Yang and involves a wide range of cooking techniques which try to find the perfect harmony and balance when combining spices to marinate their ingredients. For Chinese food lovers, this is the place to be. The staff are always pleased to advise you on choices. The restaurant accepts reservations for groups. If you want to enjoy the food in the comfort of your home they offer a take away service. Area : Right Eixample Average Price : 18€ Cuisine : Chinese Dishes : rice, noodles, pork, fish, vegetables, dim sum
Yashima Yashima was one of the first Japanese restaurants to be opened in the city of Barcelona. Divided into different eating areas, it owes it’s prestige to the high quality of the cuisine. There is a choice to eat where the chefs cook everything on two teppanyaki plates and a griddle in front of you. Maximum of 7 people. Or the main restaurant which has Tatami, traditional Japanese low tables. Area : Les Corts Average Price : 45€ Dishes : steamed sake, Japanese steak tartare, yakisoba, carpaccio scallop with miso sauce and plum, tempura prawns, Japanese fondue of vegetables and meat, grilled fish, combined sushi and sashimi, yakitori, tuna tartare. Speciality : Japanese.
Can Dendê Can Dendê is one of Barcelona’s premier brunch spots. Located in the area of Poble Nou this wonderful restaurant delights locals and tourists. The pink lemonade and peach iced tea are both delicious and refreshing. The menu includes things such as pancakes, french toast and granola with banana and fresh seasonal fruits. They also serve eggs scrambled or fried with pancakes, bagels, smoked salmon, ricotta or bacon. The larger dishes they have are chicken burgers served in a panko breadcrumb with fresh avocado, salad, sour cream and pickle, a pulled pork sandwich or beef burgers. The floor to ceiling windows create a luminous atmosphere submerged in natural light. Can Dendê is a go to place in Barcelona. Make sure you check it out when you’re in one of the best cities in the world.
Manning Lobby Bar Barcelona We have discovered a cozy bar called ‘The Manning Lobby Bar‘ located in a XVIII century old patio, right beside the MacBa. The Manning Lobby Bar is a marvelous bar to take a break in a shady and relax place. Here you will be able to enjoy the good weather you usually do at noon while tasting many of their dishes. They serve Basque cuisine, with dishes such as sukalki, and Argentinian specials such as its famous empanadillas. All at an affordable price. Whether you’re hungry or if you just want a simple snack or to drink a beer in the afternoon without stress, we would definitely recommend Manning Lobby. Let’s not forget to mention their delicious homemade cakes. Get to know the works of artists or ask us to show your works in our lobby-gallery bar. Discover a quiet place between Las Ramblas and Raval de Barcelona. Area: El Raval Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 9 a.m to 9 p.m Prices: € 5 – 10 Metro/Bus: Universitat You can check other suggestions of South American restaurants and food & restaurant types here in Barcelona. Photo Credits: by miriamarcera
For the past 40 years Tokyo Sushi has been offering restaurant-goers a wide range of delicious Japanese dishes prepared with high quality ingredients and traditional knowledge of Japanese cuisine. At this restaurant “tradition” is the watchword, which explains why their signature dishes are so representative of typical Japanese cuisine. All the ingredients they use are fresh and chosen with keen attention to detail. The waiters at Tokyo Sushi are very friendly and pleased to offer sushi newbies advice on what to order. The restaurant is the perfect choice for couples, families or larger groups of friends. Book your table in advance to make sure to have a seat! Tokyo Sushi has two locations in Barcelona: one in the Gràcia neighborhood and the other in Barrio Gótico. Area : Gotico Average Price : 25€ Speciality : Japanese Dishes : shitake mushrooms with ginger sauce, meat and vegetable gyozas, tempura prawns, squid and vegetables, yakisoba with vegetables and fish plates, nigiri, maki, tuna sashimi, salmon sashimi
Els Fills de la Joana Els 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 with the red. Those restaurants aim at the people that are interested in a healthy and balanced kitchen. Area: Eixample, Les Corts, Sants, Barceloneta Average Price: € 20 Dishes: Salads, pasta, […]
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.
Buenos Aires Grill Restaurant Buenos Aires Grill is one of Barcelona‘s premier steakhouses. Minutes walk from the emblematic Passeig de Gràcia in Eixample, this restaurant has an extensive menu and specialises in the best cuts of meat cooked to perfection. The restaurant allows customers to choose their meat from a selection of Argentine and international meats which are imported to maintain their unique flavour. The diverse menu has tastes to suit all palates. The starters include Argentine and traditional options like beef empanadas and grilled chorizo. They offer a choice of sirloin, flank, skirt, rump, rib-eye and fillet steak options at different weights alongside other South American dishes like fajitas and spare ribs. There are also fish options such as salmon with orange dressing and tuna tataki with teriyaki sauce. There are six different sauces available to accompany the steak including blue cheese, pepper and mushroom. The wines and desserts at Buenos Aires Grill are also memorable. With local and Argentine selections there are plenty of red wine options to suit your choice of meat. Their signature desserts are homemade cream caramel pudding or pancakes served with dulce de leche. Meat lovers visit Buenos Aires Grill when you are in Barcelona, you won’t regret it!
Santa Rita Experience The Santa Rita Experience located near the emblematic Parc de la Ciutadella offers freshly prepared food in unique surroundings in Barcelona. The Head Chef, after considerable experience in established restaurants, opened the Santa Rita Experience to showcase his own personal in-home culinary opulence. In intimate and classy surroundings the owner Xabi Bonilla rustles up an appeasing feast of enticing dishes as part of an excellent tasting menu. The restaurant has a “supper club” where you can either dine at a shared or private tables in the chef’s home. Alongside the marvellous dining experience you can also jump into a hands-on cooking workshop. You’ll cook using the freshest ingredients before dining in the restaurant whilst savouring the unique tastes and aromas of Spanish and Catalan cuisine. At approximately €100 per head including food and drinks this adaptable gastronomic occasion is truly memorable. The Santa Rita Experience offers seasonal menus at €65 per head. The menu is made up of 6 courses and organic wine pairing. The 2016 summer menu includes some dishes like hake ceviche with pickled eggplant and a tomato and coriander mojo, almond gazpacho with melon, cured fresh tuna, plums and refreshing iced watermelon, potato ravioli stuffed with mushrooms and truffle mayonnaise, octopus and squid rice accompanied […]
Tomasso – New York Pizza is a restaurant located in the Eixample neighborhood which specializes in classic, New York style and white (without tomato sauce) pizzas. For pizza lovers, this is THE place to be in Barcelona. From their huge selection of toppings, you will definitely find something to match your taste. The portions are very generous so you will never leave hungry and the prices are also very reasonable, considering the quality. All of the pizzas are fresh and homemade, and the owners are very kind and welcoming. If you would like to share a pizza with someone who does not have your pizza preferences, the solution is very simple: order a half/half pizza. If you want a pizza try Tomasso – New York Pizza tonight! Area : Eixample Average Price : 15€ Speciality : Italian Dishes : margarita, 4 cheese, vegetarian, speciality of the house …
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!
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 international cuisine with touches of modernity and creativity, including tapas, pasta, paella, salads and many more. In addition, as you can see, it offers a very wide arrangement of delicious dishes, having something for everyone’s taste. However, 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 and 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 You can check out other suggestions of International restaurants and food & restaurant types here in Barcelona.
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 …
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 […]
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?
Bar Casi Bar Casi is a restaurant that has an authentic Catalan cuisine, located in the district of Gràcia in the north of the city centre. It is a popular restaurant that attracts locals as well as tourists. The attentive staff proudly take customers on a culinary journey and amusingly even display a sign that says “We speak poor English, but we cook very well.” Starter options include mussels, gazpacho, vegetarian omlette, chickpea salad and a local speciality “Trinxat” (pork, potatoes and cabbage). The majority of the main dishes are grilled, like tuna, hake, salmon cod, pork and beef entrecote. The specialties are pork and beef ribs, baked chicken “Pollo al Horno”, and beef “Fricando”. At an incredible €10.90 for three courses including a dessert, bread and a drink this affordable restaurant is a great place to go for something to eat and it’s not far from Park Güell either.
Makamaka, located just a few metres from Barceloneta beach front was founded in 2012 by two friends who were flatmates in Amsterdam.
Con Gracia Con Gracia is a renowned restaurant in the heart of Barcelona. Located in the district of Gràcia, the restaurant specialises in seasonal Mediterranean cuisine. Launched in 2004 the restaurant is perfect for a romantic meal or special occasion. Con Gracia offers two set menus which mix local cuisine with international flavours to create delicious food. The eight course “experience” menu is exciting as each dish is unveiled to you as it arrives at the table. We won’t ruin the meal by telling you what’s included but suffice to say each dish is immaculately prepared, cooked and explained. The food is complimented by a generous five glass wine tasting experience. The cost for this menu is €100 per head including wine pairing. The restaurant is inviting and the staff are extremely knowledgeable and friendly, encouraging you to identify the unique flavours in each dish. There are calls for this restaurant to receive a Michelin star. We’ll let the experts judge that for themselves but one thing is for certain, the food, service and environment are certainly befitting of international recognition. As well as the “experience” menu, they also serve a seasonal “tradition” menu with dishes such as octopus with kimchi, black garlic and violet potato and stewed chickpeas with […]
Swagatam, though very modest and simple in appearance, is known to be one of the best Indian restaurants in Barcelona. The restaurant is characterized by a cozy, quiet ambiance that will help you relax and really enjoy your meal. It is located in the Gràcia district, just a short walk from the Diagonal metro station. If you´re looking for a restaurant with fresh and flavorful food, friendly waiters and a familiar atmosphere, this is the place for you. The menu has a huge range of dishes which can be tailored to your personal spice tolerance. Their specialties are traditional Indian dishes such as naan bread, samosas, chicken tikka masala and basmati rice. Reservations should be made in advance. Or choose to take-away and enjoy your delicious authentic meal in the comfort of your home. Area : Gracia Average Price : 50€ Cuisine : Indian Dishes : naan breads, prawn curry, meat curry
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 )…
La Lluna La Lluna is an intimate restaurant situated in a classy building in Barri Gotic, the historical heart of Barcelona. Here they serve very delicious, creative food for a very affordable price. The restaurant has nice atmosphere in a privileged setting. At the entrance there is a luminous hall with an impressive skylight. The place offers different menus with a Mediterranean, Spanish but also European kitchen with touches of creativity. For the vegetarians and people with a gluten allergy, they also offer gluten-free and vegetarian options. We can guarantee you that you’ll love it! Area: Barri Gótic Average Price: €25.00 Dishes: Salad, beef, lamb’s, porcini risotto cake, swordfish, gigot of lamb Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish, European If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
Xaloc The restaurant Xaloc is located in the Gothic Quarter, near the cathedral, in a street full of antique shops, art galleries and restaurants. It offers a Mediterranean cuisine, based on local dishes that combines simplicity, sensitivity, intensity and good taste. The restuarant specialises in tapas and all of their dishes are home made. The restaurant has two dining spaces, a private space for twelve and eight guests and a room downstairs that can accommodate thirty-five diners. This venue is decorated so that you will feel relaxed and cosy while eating a delicious meal. Area: Gothic Quarter Average price: €11-€20 Cusine: Mediterranean Dishes: Tapas and home made dishes Image credit : xalocrestaurant.com
CUINES SANTA CATERINA CUINES SANTA CATERINA is a tapas counter owned by the Tragaluz Grup and is located right inside the emblematic Santa Caterina market. It offers a family atmosphere and is quite a trendy place, where many young people go. If you like the hustle and bustle of the food market, then, this is the place to go. You will find a wide variety of dishes, cooked with freshly picked products. The dishes served are a mixture of the traditional Mediterranean Catalan food with an Asian emphasis. It is a really nice place, where you can eat also at reasonable prices. You will definitely enjoy the decor making an echo to the market, although you will have the impression to be in a real restaurant Area: Born-La Ribera Average Price: € 20-30 Food: Asian, Mediterranean Dishes: Catalan sausage with mushrooms and foie, Crayfish Rice, Mushrooms Ravioli with moixernons sauce, Vegetable Tempura, Chicken with Thai curry You can check out other suggestions of Mediterranean restaurants or Asian restaurants and food & restaurant types here in Barcelona.
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.
Eyescream and Friends Eyescream and Friends is an ice cream parlour that prioritises originality in its products and fun in its customer service. For many customers it is not only an ice cream shop, but also an attraction, because all of their ice creams are unique creations presented in a different way. If you have a passion for ice cream, you won’t be disappointed, whether you visit with family, friends, or alone. Discover the dynamic personalities of their products including Bob Mango, Miss Fancy, Wild Willy and other delicious flavours! All Eyescream and Friends products are gluten-free and the shop even offers allergen-free vegan lollipops without GMO or gluten. Rediscover the sweet flavours of your childhood and fall in love with their silky smooth scoops of heavenly ice cream right by the beach!
The Tatami Room, located in the Poble Sec neighborhood of Barcelona, is an authentic Japanese restaurant serving delicious Japanese food. At this restaurant, customers must obey the Japanese traditions of taking off their shoes and eating at low tables on tatami mats. The kitchen is specialized in a wide range of high-quality sushi, maki and sashimi, along with yakisoba noodles and wakame salads. The interior features a soothing zen design that is sure to put you at ease while enjoying all of the beautiful food they offer. This restaurant is for everyone: groups of friends, families, colleagues. Book a table before you arrive, to be sure to have a seat! Area : Poble Sec-Montjuic Average Price : 25€ Cuisine : Japanese Dishes : wakame salad, gyozas, yakisoba noodles, sushi, maki, uramakis, gunkan, sashimi
Babilonia Babilonia is a Mediterranean restaurant located in the Avinguda de Gaudí, next to the famous Sagrada Familia and is near the metro station of the same name. The restaurant provides a journey through lands that make up the Mediterranean basin, from the Spanish coast to Turkey, passing through Italy, Greece, and North Africa. The menu is composed of dishes like tapas, paella, Italian cheese and ham, and pizza. It also offers a group menu. The restaurant has a large room for around 40 persons, a private room and a large and beautiful terrace. Area: Eixample Average price: 20€ Cuisine : Mediterranean Dishes: tapas, paella, pizza, pasta, lobster, grilled meat, lasagna…
Monvinic Monvinic is a very outstanding wine bar/restaurant, located in the Eixample neighbourhood, the heart of Barcelona. It is one of the best wine tasting spots in the world with an outstanding selection of wines from all over the world. They have an extensive wine list and sell every wine also by glass. Monvinic has a great and cosy interior with a nice atmosphere, perfect to taste their delicious wines and dishes that go perfectly with it. They also organize wine tastings to experience the best wines from all around the world. A must when you are looking for an “apperitivo” in the Eixample neighbourhood. Area: Eixample Average Price: 50 € Dishes: Artichoke salad, fresh fish, rice dishes, meat, seafood Cuisine: Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
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.
El Rodizio El Rodizio says about themselves that they are the first Brazilian Restaurant that ever opened in Spain. It is a Brazilian style steak house which offers buffet with a wide range of tasty hot or cold dishes. And typical Brazilian that includes a lot of meat. They bring their grilled and roasted meat on spits directly to your table, which creates an cozy atmosphere that let you dream about Copacabana. In addition, they offer something for every taste. They have tasty seafood, pasta dishes, grilled veggies, risotto or salad to choose from next to the high quality meat. For desert they offer the best a warm country like Spain or Brazil has to offer: Milkshakes, fresh juices, or homemade cakes and all of them are sweet and fruity! And with all of the food you can drink ice cold cocktails. With their 20-years of experiences and their excellent Brazilian service, they are well known in Barcelona. Area : Eixample Price : Between € 20 -30 Cuisine : Brazilian buffet Dishes : meat, grilled vegetables, pasta, dessert Beverages: cocktails You can check other suggestions of South American and food & restaurant types here in Barcelona.
El Pacifico El Pacifico is a cosy beach side restaurant, located in Barceloneta. Here you can enjoy the typical Catalan and Spanish food accompanied with a generous glass of good wine or a delicious cocktail. The atmosphere at this wonderful restaurant is beachy, with an outside terrace directed at the beautiful Mediterranean Sea. They serve a mix of traditional dishes from Spain and Catalonia like tapas but also paella. Those dishes are orgininating from the early stage of Barcelona and are made with seasonal ingredients, coming from local suppliers. Area: Barceloneta Average Price: 22 € Dishes: Clams, squids, steamed mussels. tuna tartare, seafood, black rice with seafood, paella, loin of cod, tenderloin Cuisine: Catalan, Spanish, Mediterranean If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
L’Olla de Sichuan is a Chinese restaurant specializing in traditional Chinese dishes. The restaurant is named after the most representative dish of the south-western Sichuan region of China, a place best known for its spicy cuisine. Sichuan food, almost always flavored with a special spice called Sichuan peppercorns, is good for those who like intensely flavored foods. The restaurant is a great place to organize a dinner with a group of friends, a family reunion or a corporate party with 20-40 seat rooms and a good atmosphere. Area : Left Eixample Average Price : 17€ Cuisine : Chinese Dishes : sao cha fried rice, curry empanadas, spring roll, sauteed bok choy, soup agri- spicy, noodles with prawns, guo huo pot, tofu stir fry with chutney, fish with mushrooms and bamboo, veal chop shu
Mixing music and drinks is always fun and The Philharmonic bar offers this in a warm and pleasant atmosphere. Enjoy your stay in the great city of Barcelona by stopping by this bar to listen to quality music and have a drink. They also have a restaurant so you can have tasty and delicious homemade food from an International cuisine, whilst you drink. Don’t hesitate to visit this bar to listen to great music while eating or drinking with friends or family. The bar often organises music concerts that start at 10:30pm and are divided into two parts with a break of 15 minutes. The tickets for the concerts include a drink. If you are dining and attending the concert, it is necessary to reserve a table through their website, or by telephone. Photo Credit : es.paperblog.com
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
La Girgola Italiana La Girgola Italiana is a pizzeria in the area of Eixample in Barcelona that uses fresh Italian products to prepare their homemade dishes. As well as pizzas the restaurant also has burgers. The atmosphere in the restaurant will make you want to return. Don’t feel like cooking? There is also a take away service. If your order is above €30 you will get 3 drinks or 1 bottle of wine for free. Area : Eixample Average Price : 7,50€ Cuisine : Italian, Pizzeria Dishes : margherita pizza, calzone, pasta bolognese, carbonara Contact information for the company can be found below.
En Ville This Spanish restaurant is an architectural wonder because En Ville is part of a representative building: the “Casa de vecinos de Ramón Mumbrú”, which means House of the neighbours of Ramón Mumbrú. It’s located in the heart of the Old Town of Barcelona and designed and built by the Valencian architect Rafael Guastavino in 1877. The food is delicious and of very high quality with good wines for an average price. They have a very various menu with many different dishes like paella, duck, steak tartare, tuna tataki and so on. Area: El Raval Average Price: €30 Dishes: fish, meat, rice dishes, desserts Cuisine: Spanish If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
1881 per Sagardi 1881 per Sagardi is a restaurant located at the top of the museum of Catalan history with an amazing view of the port. The restaurant specializes in Catalan and Mediterranean food and the tapas, fish and meat dishes are all tasty. Both the view and restaurant decor are great additional features to the menu. The restaurant is in the Barceloneta area which is a good place to rent bicyles, scooters or skateboards to explore the city after your meal. Area : Barceloneta Average Price : 45€ Dishes : grilled squid, Zarzuela seafood, fish from the fish market in San Sebastian, grilled beef, apple tart Cuisine : Catalan, Mediterranean
Mexican Restaurant Rosa Negra Rosa Negra is a Mexican restaurant in Barcelona. The two girls Rosa Negra and Rosa del Raval have launched this restaurant and break typical stereotypes associating with Mexico. The restaurant has a modern style, spontaneous decoration and is definitely extraordinary. ‘Creative and kitsch’ is one project made by the designer of the restaurant Lorena Zertuche. Specifically, she uses colorful and popular objects from daily-life and culture of Mexicans for restaurant’s decoration. The philosophy is “bueno, bonito y barato” (good, beautiful and cheap), both in the environment and the kitchen and treatment. Furthermore, in terms of food, their original Mexican chefs create their dishes with fresh ingredients from typical Mexican recipes. Especially, guacamole, nachos, quesadillas, tacos and burritos are their specialties. Therefore, you will definitely enjoy this colorful atmosphere if you are looking for a night that brings you to sunny and yummy Mexico! Area : El Barrio Gothic Average Price : € 8 – 10 Cuisine : Mexican Dishes : Guacamole, quesadilla, tacos, nachos, burrito, fajitas, Mexican eggs and more. You can check other suggestions of Mexican restaurants and food & restaurant types here in Barcelona.
Local Food Experience Local Food Experience is a company that gives you the opportunity to cook the typical Spanish and Catalan kitchen. This is a great experience to dive into the Spanish kitchen and prepare one of their delicious dishes by yourself in your rented apartment. The company makes it very easy for you because they add everything in the delivery box including the traditional recipes. They only use ingredients that contain an Organic Label and are produced by Catalan small-scale farmers. Also, the boxes are composed by disabled people to give them the opportunity to have a job too. There are different kind of dishes that you can prepare, such as tapas, tortilla, botifarra and many more. All the dishes are fast, healthy, easy to make and clearly explained step by step in the recipe. You can select the number of people you are going to cook for and the price will depend on this amount. For two people, you can pay €34,90 which is only €17,50 per person for a 4 courses meal. Cooking for 4 people, will cost you €59,90, for 6 people €84,90 and for 8 people €109,90. It is also possible to order one or more bottles of wine in the order of your box with a […]
Cera 23 Cera 23 is a restaurant located in the El Raval district of Barcelona. The restaurant serves high quality and imaginative Mediterranean cuisine. The restaurant offers dishes to suit all tastes and they are happy to accommodate slight variations to the dishes if you have any particular requests. Starter dishes include galician octopus, ox fillet tataki and tomato tartar with seaweed, mango and cashew nuts. For main course there is black rice with seafood, parmesan cheese and saffron sauce which is a unique spin on traditional paella, honeyed beef cheeks with white truffle parmentier, sesame coated tuna dices with sweet potato purée and honey and foie gras ravioli with cream of almond and quince jam. Desserts include “crema catalana” and their famous “death by chocolate” fondant with Ferrero Rocher, white chocolate and caramel ice cream. Make sure you visit Cera 23 when you’re in Barcelona.
Suquet de l’Almirall Restaurant Suquet de l’Almirall Restaurant is a cozy and delicious Mediterranean restaurant. Therefore, you can enjoy fresh ingredients picked directly from Barcelona’s sea. Also, they buy their fresh ingredients daily in the market of Barcelona. Why’s not to love? Suquet de l’Almirall Restaurant is a business that has been in the Quim Marque’s blood for many generations. Consequently, 20 years ago, Quim decided to settle down in the wonderful Barcelona, in order to take over his parents restaurant. Then, after a few years, Quim has managed to open Suquet de l’Almirall Restaurants all over Spain. In addition, Quim, has been a finalist in the Spanish Championship of Chefs, and The World Championship of Pierre Tattinger. So don’t worry about eating good food. Area: Barceloneta (and all around Spain) Price range: € 20-40 Cuisine: Mediterranean Dishes: Ostras de Oleron, Jamón Dehesa de Extremadura, Esqueixada de bacalao, Hummus con gambitas y ‘taperons’, Gazpacho suave con salpicón de marisco, Paella Catalana (paella mixta con 12 ingredientes. D.O. Catalunya), ’Rossejat’ de fideos con cigalitas, Arroz de bogavante meloso You can check out other suggestions of Mediterranean restaurants and food & restaurant types here in Barcelona.
El Argentino El Argentino is an Argentinian restaurant, located in the Eixample neighbourhood, the heart of Barcelona. Here you get what you see and even better, for a fair price, good ratio for quality versus price. This restaurant serves really good Argentinian dishes with their typical cut for meat with an outstanding service. The interior has a nice decor with a cozy and welcoming atmosphere. At El Argentino, they’re specialized in the best grilled meats from the Argentinean Pampa. Their menu offers divers and well served dishes, all cooked according traditional recipes,but mixed with both classic and modern styles. Area: Eixample Average Price: Dinner menu: 15,95€ Dishes: Empanadas, handmade ravioli, beef asado, Argentinean sirloin, Argentinean steak, salads Cuisine: Argentinian If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
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.
Vitali Pizza is a well known pizzeria in Barcelona´s Eixample neighbourhood, around 300 meters from the Hospital Clinic metro stop. It is one of the most popular pizza restaurants in Barcelona thanks to its consistently delicious products. The restaurant has been a specialist in artisanal pizza for some time. Each of their pizzas are prepared in house using fresh, local ingredients to achieve unforgettable flavors. The restaurant has a dining area, but they also offer a take away or delivery option. They offer a wide range of pizzas, gluten-free pizzas, desserts, salads and drinks to meet customers´ demands. Enjoy a slice or two with friends at Vitali Pizza. Area : Eixample Average Price : 10€ Cuisine : Italian, Pizzeria Dishes : pizza : 3 & 4 cheese, 4 seasons, barbecued meat, carbonara, bolognese, salads
Restaurant Agut Founded in 1924, the Restaurant Agut offers specialties from traditional Catalan cuisine. Located in the centre of Barcelona, near the Rambla in the Gothic Quarter, it is a friendly and cosy place where you can enjoy your dinner in quiet. Family or friends, tourist or local, there is a dish for everyone. Enjoy one of their specialities such as fried squid with black rice and porcini oil or mashed potatoes and cabbage with bacon. They also have a good choice of meat and seafood. Come and discover this local restaurant whilst in Barcelona, it won´t disappoint!
La Pizzarra La Pizzarra is a small Italian restaurant in vibrant Rambla del Raval. Here you can eat outside in a warm summer evening next to huge palm trees while experiencing the dynamic live in El Raval district. On their menu, they offer a selection of typical Italian pizza’s, all freshly made with 100% Italian products and baked in their wood rotatory oven, which gives them a great taste. They offer common pizza’s like Margherita or Hawaii, but also some more extraordinary ones with seafood or spicy salami. And all off them are brought to your table by typical open-minded and friendly Catalans. In addition, after a solid pizza, you are craving for something sweet, you can choose between Tiramisu, Brownies or Calzone with Nutella! This restaurant also has a delivery service for the days you might be to lazy to go out. Order something over €10 and you will get the delivery for free, otherwise they charge you an extra of €2. This place captivates through its wood rotatory oven and the extremely low price. This is hard to find in tourist areas like Rambla del Raval. Area: Ciutat Villa Average price: €10 Dishes: Pizza Cusine: Traditional Italian You can check other suggestions […]
GRAN BODEGA SALTO GRAN BODEGA SALTO is an authentic 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 of 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 in Barcelona. Hence, it is the perfect place to party, have nice drinks and enjoy a good time with your friends. Why you should go there? Good Music: None other than guitarist Madjid Fahem (guitarist of band la Ventura, and Manu Chao) along side with accordionist Joan Garriga. You can listen to traditional Spanish music. Good Food: Typical Spanish tapas at low prices To make it short, you should definitely check this restaurant to live a unique experience. Place: Gran Bodega Salto located in the vibrant district of Poble Sec. In fact, it is one of the first restaurant to turn this district into the liveliest one in Barcelona. Food: Along with enjoying this unique place, you […]
La Cholita La Cholita in Barcelona provides excellent mediterranean and Spanish fusion cuisine. The charming restaurant, with only seven tables, serves high quality dishes with local produce.The restaurant is located in the Sant Andreu district of Barcelona, just a short metro ride from the city centre. The menu has hearty and full flavoured dishes for loyal locals and adventurous tourists. These include fried anchovies and sobrasada cured sausage croquettes with rosemary, honey and caramelised onions. They also have eggplant with miso, cheese and orange icing and hummus served with dried tomato, rosemary caviar and pita bread. The specialty dishes are tuna sashimi and pork tataki. For something a little more extravagant try the grilled octopus with celery puree or grilled beef entrecôte. Desserts include carrot cake, apple pie and homemade ice-creams and sorbets. Head to La Cholita for local produce and fresh ingredients. This is an exceptional and charming restaurant.
Perita Flexfood & Juices Perita Flexfood & Juices is a new healthy restaurant in Barcelona. The place location is in the Sant Antoni Neighborhood and it offers just healthy and organic food with a lot of options also for vegetarians. The restaurant opened a few months ago and is managed by two young guys that give to this place a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. You can go there for your breakfast, for your fast lunch break or for a more relaxed brunch with your friends during the weekend. Every moment is the right one to jump in Perita and try their healthy dishes. There is an option for every situation: you should try their Fitness Salad, their fresh and take away Raspberry Juice, as well as their Energy Shake with raspberry, strawberry, açai and hemp seeds. And as the Peritas’ Team said: “If you have to go back to work, buy another one for your boss that for sure he will thank you! You can check other suggestions of Vegetarian and Vegan and food & restaurant types here in Barcelona.
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 […]
Shanghai 1930 is a Chinese restaurant that has traditional food from Shanghai. The restaurant is unique in that it is decorated with the popular motifs of 1930’s Shanghai style, which create a pleasant atmosphere. The menu consists of the best dishes from Chinese and Japanese cuisine. The restaurant is large, with four private rooms, a large banquet hall and a public room so it is perfect for couples, families and for large groups. It offers customers one free hour of parking. They also provide a delivery service for those who would prefer to enjoy their dishes in the comfort of their own home. Area : Eixample left Average Price : 25€ Cuisine : Chinese, Japanese Dishes : hakaou (pasta stuffed with bamboo and prawns ), nigiri, peking duck, lamb segoviana
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.
Paco Meralgo Paco Meralgo is a typical tapas restaurant located in the Eixample neighbourhood, in the heart of Barcelona. It is established in 2002 in the former location of the restaurant L’Olivé. Here you can try the delicious typical Spanish and Catalan tapas with a creative twist. At this restaurant, they offer a different way to snack by ordering their tapas menu. Sit down and enjoy the originality and quality of the tapas, dishes and little baguettes, freshly made with high quality ingredients. Besides tapas, you can also order other dishes if you’re not in de mood for some delicious Spanish tapas. The decoration of the restaurant comes with high wooden tables and barstools which creates a pleasant and casual space where you can chop tapas in a very cozy and nice atmosphere. Area: Eixample Average Price: 34 € Dishes: Tapas Cuisine: Catalan, Spanish If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
Amarre 69 Amarre 69 is a gastro bar that is situated one minute away from Barceloneta beach, in the Poble Nou neighborhood. Their interior is inspired by the seafaring tradition of the surrounded area and has a cosmopolitan atmosphere. Besides very delicious cocktails and juices, they offer a great selection of different dishes, such as tapas, sandwiches, salads and desserts, all made with local ingredients of good quality. They have a nice terrace outside to enjoy to sun but when the weather is bad you can also sit inside at the bar, tables and sofas. This bar/restaurant is perfect for an aperitif in the sun or a morning coffee and a hangover solution juice after a heavy night of partying. Area: Barceloneta Average Price: €11-20 Dishes: tapas, sandwiches, salads and desserts Cuisine: Mediterranean, European, Spanish, International If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.