Sitges’ population is made up 22% by foreigners, which highly impacts its variety of restaurants. Mots places offer a mix of Spanish cuisine with a fusion with another such as Italian, French, seafood or Asian. Although most part of the tourists visiting enjoy the unique fusions and different spices and flavors, it is fundamental when experiencing a country’s culture to try traditional food.
L’ambassade is a traditional small bistro located near Sitges’ main church. The place offers simple, traditional tapas that can be enjoyed while watching their cabaret spectacle performed by the fanciest drag queens in town. For the sunny days, the outdoor terrace offers an amazing view of the Fragata beach. To experience food as a local, El Pescadito has a wide variety of the most typical tapas like croquetas de jamon Serrano, mejillones and calamaritos. Simple, cheap, yet full of flavor, like tapas should be. Another great tapas bar is La Picara. Besides offering the freshest patatas bravas in the village, it has a wide variety of designation of origin (DO) wines of Spain from Rioja and El Penedes. For a less busy place, Casa Raimundo usually attracts a local clientele to its 2 rooms with a rustic wooden furniture. Its prompt staff is very efficient and food does not take long to arrive. Its seafood ingredients are always fresh from local markets. In case you would like to try some dishes from other regions of Spain (like Galicia) during your stay in Sitges, head to Ricon Gallego for the best Pulpo Gallega of your life. Open 6 days a week, the Rincon offers traditional daily menus consisting of a main dish and dessert accompanied by a drink. For the meat lovers, a Parellada de Carne will make your mouth water. For more sophisticated style tapas, El Pou offers the traditional tapas with a modern presentation. A little hidden door in the heart of the village, the restaurant has a cozy, informal atmosphere, an attractive for its assiduous customers to enjoy a good Wagyu beef and a glass of DO Rioja. To enjoy art along with your meal, Iris Gallery Restaurant, located at the Arts Hotel Sitges, has the best of Spanish cuisine in a modern, fresh and artistic environment. Its walls are decorated with artwork from Tapies, Dali and local artists.