Best markets in Barcelona
Barcelona is really famous for its supply of Markets. From food markets to flower, art, and flea markets that you must visit and discover. We will give you all the necessary information and recommendations, so you can save time searching and choose the best that suits you. So, are you ready to discover these amazing markets and try traditional food and buy fresh fruits and veggies? 😉 Here we go!!
Top 5 Markets in Barcelona:
Mercat de la Boquería:
This market is the largest and most famous in Barcelona and well known in Europe welcoming its visitors with a big iron entrance. The market is also known as Sant Josep de la Boquería and It was first mentioned in 1217, and it is still a really famous and busy market. Hosting a wide variety of fruits, meat, fresh veggies, it’s the perfect place to try typical plates when walking in the city center. In addition, the market has a restaurant called “El Quim” at the heart of the market where you can try amazing dishes.
Address: La Rambla, 91, 08001 Barcelona
Mercat de Sant Antoni:
This market has been fully renovated and reopened in May 2018. It has more than 200 establishments selling fresh fruits, veggie, and products inside the market. If you are looking for a place where to find fresh fish and have lunch, we recommend you go to Bar Casa Blanca. Outside the market, there are establishments as well mainly selling books and clothes.
Address:Carrer del Comte d’Urgell, 1, 08011 Barcelona
Mercat de Santa Caterina:
Located in Placa Nova, you will find this amazing market with its unique architecture. Colored, undulating rooftop designed by Enric Miralles, with a modernist style representing the fruits and veggies that you can find inside the market. This market is less chaotic than La Boquería and it has fewer visitors. Bar Joan is really well known in the market for its delicious Catalan food that you must try!
Address:Av. de Francesc Cambó, 16, 08003 Barcelona
Mercat de San Andreu:
Are you a Chocolate lover? This is the perfect place for you!! This market is located in the charming neighborhood of Sant Andreu. It might not be that big but it has all the necessary products you would need at home. It has a wide variety of high-quality chocolate, ice creams, and tea establishments. We recommend you to visit the restaurant Rabasseda.
Address: Carrer de Sant Adrià, 16, 08030 Barcelona
Mercat de la Concepció
If you are looking for the perfect flowers, this is your place! In this market, you will find all types of flowers and gardening utilities. It also offers all types of fresh veggies and fruits and it is also really well known for its smoothies and fresh juices. Forn Pastisseria L’Eixample is highly recommended. Since 1910 this bakery offers delicious cakes and healthy food as well. You must try it!
Address:C/ d’Aragó, 313, 317, 08009 Barcelona, B
We hope you will visit some of these lovely markets. Don’t forget to follow us on insta: @barcelona_home. In addition, we will give you the ultimate guide to the Best Museums in Barcelona.