Barcelona’s food markets are piled high with fresh products. Here you can enjoy a lively atmosphere and experience the daily bustle of the locals. The most famous one in Barcelona is La Boqueria market, it really is a must-see place. If you are searching for a grocery store in Barcelona, you can find it here as well. We have listed our favorite food markets below for you to experience the authentic taste of Barcelona as you are submerged into the buzzing sound of a food market! They are also located near some of our APARTMENTS.
Here you have our top-5 best food markets in Barcelona:
#1 La Boqueria
La Boqueria market is the most famous market in Barcelona and no trip to Barcelona is complete until you have visited this market! Here you can find everything from ham and seafood to cheese, olives, and chocolate. We recommend you to head here in the morning as it can get crowded later during the day.
Try the freshly squeezed fruit juice that you can buy for just one or two euros. It is the perfect refreshing treat to cool down in the Barcelona-heat! The legendary Pinotxo Bar within the market is also a place you can’t miss out on!
Address: Rambla, 91 08001 Barcelona
Opening hours: Monday- Saturday: 08:00 – 20:30
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#2 Sant Antoni Market
The Sant Antoni Market is located in the Eixample neighborhood. Here you can find all different stalls of fruit, vegetables, fish, and meat. They’re selling all the flavors you can imagine! On the outer skirt of the market, there are plenty of stalls for clothing, shoes, accessories and porcelain.
There has a typical Spanish atmosphere with a positive vibe. At the Sant Antoni market, you will definitely have a memorable experience from discovering this awesome place. You will never want to leave!
Address: Carrer del Comte d’Urgell, 1 (prov. Ronda Sant Antoni, 18), 08011 Barcelona
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday, from 7am to 2.30pm and 5.30pm to 8.30pm.
Friday and Saturday, from 7am to 8.30pm.
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#3 Mercat de la Barceloneta
This market is more hidden away and used to be a hub for the fishing industry in Barcelona. It is a perfect market to visit to be able to understand Barcelona’s history and traditions. If you want the atmosphere of a local market and enjoy the finest and freshest seafood from the coastline, you have to visit the Mercat de la Barceloneta!
Address: Mercat de la Barceloneta, Placa de la Font, 1-2, Barcelona
Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 8am-3pm
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#4 La Llibertat Market
Llibertat Market is known for its more relaxed atmosphere and is the most popular one among locals. It’s located in Grácia, one of Barcelona’s most popular neighborhoods. The visitors really appreciate how clean and nice the market is, and also the high quality of its products. The Llibertat Market has a perfect combination of small stores and a lunch counter. And of course, it offers all sorts of fruits, vegetables, fish and pulses. Enjoy!
Address: Plaça de la Llibertat, 27, 08012 Barcelona
Opening hours: Monday-Friday 8am-8.30pm
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#5 Mercat de Santa Caterina
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Mercat de Santa Caterina is one of the most famous markets. It’s recognized for its multi-colored roof with curves that contains 325,000 ceramic pieces in 60 different colors. The roof represents the colors of the vegetables and fruits inside the market. It’s also know for being less busy and touristic than La Boqueria. If you’re looking for seafood, fresh spices, meet or cheese, this is the place for you!
It opened in 1848 which makes it the first covered market in Barcelona. This is definitely worth a visit, not only for the market’s fresh food and restaurants but also for its beautiful building.
Address: Mercat de Santa Caterina, Av. de Francesc Cambó, 16, Barcelona
Opening hours:Monday, Wednesday Saturday 7.30am-8.30pm
Tuesday, Thursday 7.30am-3pm