Can Ros Can Ros opened its doors almost a hundred years ago as a winery but has now become one of the best seafood restaurants. It has kept the original interior style typical of fishermen.\ The restaurant serves traditional Catalan seafood as well as a selection of tapas, different types of fish including the special cod au gratin with aioli, paella, and many more delicious plates. The prices are reasonable considering the fresh products. It is located near the sea which is the perfect place to discover Barcelona´s beach. If you want typical food from Spain in an emblematic and charming environment this is the restaurant to choose. Area: La Barceloneta Average price: 35 € Dishes: Rice dishes, Shellfish, Tapas, Paella Cuisine: Catalan
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
Chen Ji is a Chinese restaurant located next to Ciutadella Park and the Arc de Triomf. They specialize in traditional Chinese food, served from noon until midnight. The food is delicious and prepared with high quality products. Some of the most popular dishes include homemade noodles or rice with vegetables. You can enjoy a buffet lunch for the very low price of only 5 or 6 euros. It is very popular among Chinese people, which is a very good sign if you´re looking for something authentic. Chen Ji is a great place for a meal with friends or family, as many of their dishes are served in portions large enough to share. With it’s flavorful and fresh dishes, it is one of the best Chinese restaurants in Barcelona! Area : Eixample Average Price : 10€ Cuisine : Chinese Dishes : dumplings, rice noodles, fried starch ravioli, rice cake with crab, noodle soup
Petit Pau is a small but cozy restaurant located 10 minutes from Plaça Espanya. Its size should not put customers off, as it offers the most delicious Catalan cuisine. All of the ingredients used are fresh and carefully chosen. The quality/price ratio is good, earning the place a spotless reputation. Whether you´re just visiting the city for a short period of time or if you have lived here for a while, the restaurant is worth visiting to experience the flavors and textures of authentic Catalan food. To match their wonderful cuisine, Petit Pau also has a wonderful wine selection. The restaurant is very popular so reservations must be made in advance to make sure there is a table. Area : Sants Average Price : 35€ Cuisine : Catalan Dishes : foie gras and baked apple cake, monkfish tail with citrus and fennel, warm salad of spinach, stuffed pasta shells soup, pumpkin and cabbage roast with prunes and pine nuts, sweetbread.
La Forquilla La Forquilla located in the Poblenou district of Barcelona is an intimate and modern restaurant serving high quality Mediterranean cuisine. The Head Chef Vidal Gravalosa will take you on a charming journey with the finest seasonal produce. The restaurant offers two tasting menus alongside a conventional a la carte menu. There is a “degustation” menu and a “sensations” menu priced at €55 and €30 per head. The “degustation” menu is made up of eleven different courses with dishes such as prawn and mushroom rice, crab stuffed ravioli, crispy suckling pig served with pumpkin puree and cinnamon sauce and a dessert of apricots basted in red wine with almonds and tangerine ice cream. The “sensations” menu, which is only available for lunch, showcases five elaborate courses including a tomato cream dish served with strawberries, cheese, samphire and mussels, squid and sausage rice, gnocchi with pesto, broccoli and eggplant puree, ribs with onions, potatoes and mustard and the dessert of french toast with vanilla, passion fruit, red fruits and baileys ice cream. The a la carte menu includes a scorpion fish terrine, grilled fresh red mullet, succulent Galician beef sirloin steak and white chocolate, mint, pepper and lemon dessert. Visit La Forquilla for exceptional food in comfortable surroundings.
El Foro This is an Argentinian restaurant in the Born neighbourhood, in Barcelona. El Foro has the atmosphere of a bistro which makes this a very charming restaurant. They offer great Argentian dishes for a good quality-price ratio. El Foro serves an extensive menu, with meat imported from Argentina, Italian handmade pastries, Pizzas, Grilled cheeses (the famous provoletta), salads and homemade desserts At noon, from Tuesday to Friday, there is a menu of Mediterranean fused cuisine, consisting of an amuse, a starter, a main course, desserts and a drink. It also has four meat menus, Creole, Pampas, Patagonian and barbecue. The place also offers menus for groups, which will make their meals or group dinners more intimate and they have a private room, named The Forum Club, located below the restaurant, an intimate and welcoming space, available for private events, dinners, weddings, meals, communions … Area: El Born, La Ribera Average Price: 25 € Dishes: Different menus Cuisine: Mediterranean, Steakhouse, European, Spanish, Argentinean If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
Rangoli Rangoli is a perfect restaurant for trying typical Indian food. It is within walking distance of the beach of Barceloneta. At this delicious Indian restaurant, they serve unique Indian dishes with a touch of creativity and a beautiful presentation of your plate. It has a typical Indian interior which creates a very unique and attractively atmosphere. Beside the beautiful interior, they also have a very nice terrace where you can enjoy your food with a Mediterranean view under the stars. This restaurant is known for having one of the most ancient traditional decorative folk art of India. It’s also a symbol of religious and cultural beliefs. Come and visit this wonderful restaurant and discover the great Indian culture and delicious food. Area: Barceloneta Average Price: €21 Dishes: Grilled scallops, ragda partis, lamb ribs, chicken curry, quail, tasting menu Cuisine: Indian If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
El Racó D’en Cesc El Racó D’en Cesc is a gastronomic restaurant with class, founded in 1986. It’s situated right in Eixample, the heart of Barcelona. They offer a fresh combination of the modern Catalan cuisine and the best kind of wines and beers for the perfect fine dining experience. There also is an exclusive wine cellar with over 350 fine wines and beers from all around the world. The restaurant has an intimate atmosphere with cosy corners and they also have five private dining rooms. So if you’re looking for a business meeting place or just a perfect family event, El Racó D’en Cesc will have the ideal offer for you! The freshness of the dishes, the surprising flavours and the very attentive service will make your evening in Barcelona just perfect. Area: Eixample Average Price: €48 Dishes: Fish, meat, Gazpacho with lobster, Catalan ice cream Cuisine: Catalan, Mediterranean, Spanish If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
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?
Makamaka, located just a few metres from Barceloneta beach front was founded in 2012 by two friends who were flatmates in Amsterdam.
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
Bacaro Bacaro is an Italian restaurant located in El Raval in Barcelona, near the Boqueria market. It serves a selection of Italian dishes like pasta and gnocchi as well as the specials of the day which are always very popular. The products used are fresh and good quality and the restaurant is one of the most traditional and tasty Italian restaurants in Barcelona. The restaurant is well located in the centre of the city which is easy to get to. It is near the Liceu metro station. Area: El Raval Average price: 30€ Cuisine: Italian Dishes: pasta with mussels, gnocchi, seafood, lobster… Contact information for the restaurant can be found below.
4 Latas 4 Latas is a tapas restaurant in Barcelona. It is casual with a relaxed atmosphere, making it the ideal place for a quick lunch. The menu is very large, so there is something for every taste. It includes a selection of sausages, cheese, mini toasts with different toppings, hot dishes and desserts. The food is good quality and a reasonable price. Area : Left Eixample Average Price : 20€ Cuisine : Tapas Dishes : smoked salmon with truffled yoghurt cream and honey, salted tuna, a tomato layer with tabasco and chives, tuna with diced tomato and chilli, sardines with diced tomato citric vinaigrette and chives, anchovy, clams ….
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.
Ca L’Isidre Ca l’Isidre is a locally owned restaurant located in El Raval, which is near many tourist sites. The restaurant offers traditional Mediterranean food with contemporary touches. They have a range of good food on their menu, including starters, fish, seafood, meat and desserts. The restaurant is open for lunch from Monday to Friday. Area : El Raval Average Price : 60€ Dishes: traditional veal and pork canneloni, morel mushrooms with duck liver cream, grilled “king – sea cucumber”, grilled prawns with sea salt, lamb brains in black butter, eggs with chocolate fondant and sabayon with rum Cuisine : Mediterranean
BioCentre, is a family run restaurant that aims to spread a new vision about vegetarian and vegan food with over 30 years of experience.
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 […]
Comaxurros is a modern churros shop located in Sant-Gervasi, known for its innovative take on the traditional fried dessert. The talented pastry chefs reinvent tradition by serving both the classic version of this Spanish speciality, as well as new flavors influenced by other Spanish dishes, like a churro filled with cheese cream and sobrasada (a spicy and creamy Mallorcan sausage), and another with Iberian ham. The shop also offers a variety of sweet churros, such as the Xurrasco, made with pistachio cream and raspberry jam, and the traditional churros served with homemade chocolate dipping sauce and crystallized sugar. Contact information for the shop can be found below.
Carlota Akaneya Carlota Akaneya is a unique restaurant in Barcelona specialising in Japanese Sumiyaki (Japanese BBQ) which will transport you to Japan for a night of authentic cuisine in a welcoming environment. Each table has its own built in barbecue which is inspired by a famous restaurant in Kyoto. The restaurant offers two set menus priced at €37 and €66 per head or dine a-la-carte. The decor is cosy and inviting with wooden panels and backlit screens in keeping with an authentic Japanese hibachi. It is famous for the outstanding quality of the meat, especially the kobe and wagu beef. Cooked on the homemade charcoal grill, called the shichirin, this type of cuisine is an important part of Japanese food culture. The meat is imported directly from Japan and the kobe beef grade A5 is famous for its marble texture and buttery flavour. Rarely served outside of Japan, Carlota Akaneya became Europe’s first restaurant to offer this grade of kobe. The €37 per head set menu is made up of eleven different courses including traditional miso soup, gyozas with chicken and vegetables, yakisoba noodles, lemon mousse and chocolate truffles. They also offer seafood and beef chuck flap, tri tip, rump or brisket available as part of the €37 set menu and some more […]
One of the most emblematic chocolatiers of Barcelona, Granja Dulcinea, was founded in 1941 by Juan Mach and Elvira Farràs. Their wonderfully sweet treats are perfect for celebrating a special occasion with family or friends. Indulge yourself by dunking their sugar-coated churros into smooth hot chocolate. Granja Dulcinea will not disappoint. As well as their famous churros, they also have a range of teas, coffees and pastries for breakfast or for a sweet afternoon snack. Next time you happen to find yourself in the Gothic Quarter, do not miss out on a visit to Granja Dulcinea Churrería. Contact information for the company can be found below. If you want other suggestions for cafes in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
Pitarra Restaurant Pitarra Restaurant was founded in 1890 in the old town of Barcelona. It is located in the Gothic Quarter. The menu is based on the traditional Catalan cooking and they are specialized in the hunting season. You can choose one of the several starters, continue with a dish of meat or fish and finish your meal with one of the delicious desserts. In the restaurant, you will enjoy the warm atmosphere while eating different delicious meals. The menu includes a huge variety of typical Catalan dishes and a wide section of wines and champagne. Area: Barrio Gotico Average price: 20€/ 40€ Cuisine: Catalan Dish: fish, meat, hunting
Café Rembrandt Café Rembrandt is very nice Dutch cocktail bar and a restaurant at the same time, situated in Villa Olimpica. This nice place owes its name to the Dutch painter Rembrandt who is considered as one of the biggest painters in the European Art History and the biggest in the Netherlands. He is well-known for not showing any differences between wealth, ethnicity and social origin in his paintings. They serve International and Dutch food that’s delicious and perfectly made such as hamburgers, nasi and other typical Dutch dishes. Besides a restaurant, Rembrandt Café also offers cocktail workshops in a private room, an ideal activity for a bachelor party or just before a night of clubbing, as if it’s nearby the best clubs of Barcelona! Area: Barri Gótic Average Price: €11-20 Dishes: Hamburgers, Nasi, typical Dutch dishes Cuisine: International, Dutch If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
Disfrutar Disfrutar restaurant opened in 2014, inspired by the restaurant Compartir by the chefs Mateu Casanas, Oriol Castro and Eduard Xatruch. Disfrutar is not a copy of Compartir but it shares the most important aspects of a warm and welcoming ambiance, an attentive service, and relaxed staff. The restaurant is bold, fun and modern, with taste being the principal value. Located infront of the Ninot Market, the restaurant is surprising in its design. It has respect for the history and heritage of the Mediterranean, while the ceramic is the thread that marks the inside space. The central corridor, made of ceramic, passes through the kitchen which is totally visible to the customer and leads to the main room, inspired by the fishing villages, a bright, white space, leading to the terrace. In late 2015 and in celebration of its first year of opening, the restaurant received its first Michelin Star and also was recognized with two Repsol Suns. The Catalan Academy of Gastronomy and Nutrition also nominated it “Restaurant of the Year” and the world of design has give it first prize in the Interiors category of the Restaurants & Bar Design Awards. Area : Left Eixample Average price : 100€ Dishes : pesto […]
Mayura is an Indian restaurant that offers customers a taste of the colours and flavours of India through their traditional cooking methods. The menu has lots of differerent dishes to choose from, for every kind of spice, Mayura has a food. They have traditional Indian specialities like samosa and tandoori chicken or if you want to try something different there are more exotic dishes such as kheema mutter (homemade dish with herbed and spiced minced lamb and peas). The dishes are offered at different spice levels, so there is even something for those who do not like spiced food. Avoid waiting and book a table to make it feel like you are travelling to India in the space of a meal. Photo Credit : atrapalo.com
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 …
Bacoa Fast food does not always have the best reputation but Bacoa is an exception. This gourmet burger chain offers high-quality and freshly cooked food. Their ethos is different from that of other fast food restaurants, as they aim to transform fast food into good food and at a reasonable price. The beef is organic and comes exclusively from certified Spanish farms and the burgers are freshly grilled. The restaurant offers beef burgers, vegetarian burgers and chicken burgers with a wide range of toppings including Spanish cheeses, hams and quality products, giving the traditional burger a Spanish twist. They also offer the option of ordering a burger in salad form (without the bun). They have adopted a unique ordering process to speed up the system. You simply tick which burger, bread and extras you want on the menu, take it to the till and pay up front. There are 5 Bacoa restaurant locations Barcelona. They can be found at: Ronda de la Universitat, 31, +34 932 507 290 C/Colomines, 2 +34 932 689 548 Marquès de l’Argentera, 1 […]
Pim Pam Burger is a small but good burger restaurant, which has become a fast food staple in the Born neighborhood of Barcelona. At the restaurant you can watch your burger being cooked in front of you. The restaurant offers plenty of delicious pork and beef burgers on the menu, but they also have chicken and vegetarian ones. Their homemade french fries might just be some of the best in the entire city! Next time you´re strolling through the beautiful streets of el Born and you feel a craving for a well-made hamburger, check out this restaurant. The addresses and phone numbers of the 2 locations in Barcelona are: El Born: Calle Sabateret, 4 +34 933 152 093 Bonanova: Calle Bigai, 1 +34 932 115 606 Area : El Born Average Price : 8€ Cuisine : American, Hamburgers Dishes : Pim Pam burger, vegetable burger, 3 cheese burger, chicken burger, roquefort burger, hot dogs, french fries …
Less than 5 minutes from Barceloneta beach, Las Fritas is the perfect solution to choose when you are feeling peckish after a long day in the sun. The cafe offers takeaway french fries with a wide range of toppings, including chili con carne, bacon and roquefort cheese. They also have lots of different sauces, from traditional ketchup and mayonnaise, to yoghurt, garlicky aioli and brava sauce. Whether you´re in the mood for a small snack or a full-on meal, you are guaranteed satisfaction at Las Fritas. The menu offers 3 sizes with different prices, ranging from 2.50€ to 5.90€. Area : Barceloneta Average Price : 3,50€ Cuisine : French fries Dishes : french fries with different toppings
Having a cold ice-cream in Barcelona is always a pleasure and Gelaaati! di Marco sells traditional and authentic Italian gelato, produced with the best ingredients. Select from among a wide range of quality and delicious flavours. Not only can you choose between lots of flavours, but they have a choice type of ice creams too! Gelato cream, natural fruit sorbets, low in sugar, lactose free, gluten free, yogurt espresso, slushies, patisseries, coffee and many more. They only use the best natural ingredients and do not make their products with preservatives or hydrogenated vegetable fats. You can be sure that there is only the taste of the ice cream itself! Photo Credit : eyecities.com
La Bella Napoli is an authentic Italian restaurant in Poble Sec, with delicious dishes made with fresh seasonal products. Their menu is divided into four major categories: antipasto, fresh pasta, risotto and pizza. The restaurant is especially well known for their pizza with truffles and their homemade tiramisu. The chef is a proud Italian who is keen on sticking to his roots, making this place like a little Italy in the heart of Barcelona. The quality of the food is consistently great and the staff will help you with whatever questions you may have about the menu. Service is fast and the prices affordable. Area: Poble Sec-Montjuic Average Price: 25€ Cuisine: Italian Dishes: wood-fire pizzas, antipasto, pasta
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.
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.
Casa Dario Casa Dario is an authentic restaurant, situated in the Eixample neighbourhood. It started like a common place for workers and has developed to be very high class. Their menu is very complete, good fish, excellent seafood and wonderful meats. It was founded by a couple from the north of Spain, from Galicia and with a family of restaurateurs. They are about to celebrate their 50th birthday because the restaurant started in December 1968. Back then it was just an economic tavern serving Galician tapas and meals for students and workers based in Barcelona city centre. Their dishes are created with the best selection of raw materials coming from Galicia, which are very exclusive products. That’s why they became one of the greatest seafood restaurants in the city. This classic restaurant is definitely Barcelona’s best kept secret! Area: Eixample Average Price: 45 Euros Dishes: Salads, seafood, meat, rice plates Cuisine: Galician cuisine If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
B Lounge B Lounge is a modern restaurant located on the ground floor of the Barceló Raval Hotel in Barcelona. The restaurant has a quiet atmosphere which is good for a relaxing evening. The menu is typical tapas style and is inspired by traditional Spanish taste. The hotel also has a bar with terrace on the eleventh floor with incredible 360º views of the city. Area: El Raval Average price: 28 € Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas Dishes: mini foie burger with onion and potato straws, cream of onion with cod and romesco sauce, Catalan stew croquettes, octopus Galician-style, crispy bread and ravioli chocolate with olive oil and hibiscus salt …
La 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.
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.
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.
Pomarada Choosing the right restaurant in Barcelona can be hard because of the wide selection on offer. But if you like Mediterranean food, pizza or specialities from Asturias, Pomarada is the restaurant to choose. The restaurant is located on Passeig de Gracia which is one of the most beautiful areas of Barcelona and near lots of the tourist areas. They offer a permanent reception service and lounges where you can eat in comfort and quiet. The cooking is refined and made with the best products. It is open for non-stop cooking from 1PM to 1AM, so relax in the lounges and enjoy your dinner!
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.
Shanti Shanti is an Indian restaurant in Barcelona with traditional Indian dishes. They have a wide menu with vegetarian and meat curries and tandooris, so it is good for everyone.They also provide a menu for groups. The restaurant is located in Calle Agustina Saragossa and is well located, the station L’Illa is next to the restaurant. The restaurant is ideal for quiet dinners or business lunches. You can be sure that the restaurant will give you everything you need to enjoy your meal. Area : Corts Average price : 20€ Cuisine : Indian Dishes : murg Malai tikka, chicken breast stuffed with minced lamb and marinated with green mint sauce and cilantro accompanied by basmati rice, prawn curry …
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 […]
Viana Viana is a restaurant that serves high quality international cuisine with traditional Spanish influences. Conveniently located in the heart of the Gothic Quarter near the bustling Plaça Reial, it has beautifully presented food and great cocktails. The trendy and modern decor sits perfectly with the appealing menu. This self acclaimed gastronomic oasis has a mix of tapas dishes, larger plates and desserts to try. The blackberry mojitos are a perfect spin on the classic recipe. The tapas menu has prawn and white fish ceviche, tuna marinated in soya with apple and avocado and octopus tempura with potato and seaweed foam. Main dishes include slow cooked beef cheeks with sweet potato and cinnamon puree, atlantic hake in blood orange sauce with spinach and cassava chips, suckling pig, organic chicken and creamy carnaroli rice. The dessert menu has selections such as homemade torrija, chocolate trio, cheesecake and seasonal fruits. For quality food in stylish surroundings Viana Barcelona is the place to go whilst in the city.
Nakashita Nakashita is a small, cosy Japanese restaurant, located near the Arc del Triomf, in the El Born neighbourhood. The interior is reminiscent to a typical Japenese tavern but mixt with a Western style which creates a very intimate, attractively atmosphere. At Nakashita they serve Japanese dishes like sushi, ramen, etc. made of high quality ingredients. For drinks you should definitely try the typical Japanese beer or sake but they also serve wine and sodas of course. The nicest thing of this delicious Japanese restaurant is that you can see live how the sushi man behind the bar makes your fresh made sushi. Come and visit this wonderful place with taste-explosion sushi’s, but better be prepared and make a reservation in advance as it is often crowded. They also offer a delivery service within half an hour. Ideal for the people that really want to eat some good sushi but don’t want to leave the apartment, Area: Born/ La Ribera Average Price: 26 euros Dishes: Sushi, ramen, miso soup, sashimi, fish tartate Cuisine: Japanese, Asian If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
La Burg is an American restaurant specializing in top quality burgers and steaks. It was founded in 2008 and was one of the first restaurants in Barcelona to create hamburgers with the best quality ingredients. The meat comes from a pure Alpine race of cattle or from a breed of organic lamb raised in the Pyrenees Mountains. The bread and french fries are fresh and homemade, and desserts and pastries are crafted by a talented pastry chef. La Burg also has a wonderful selection of beers and wine. The restaurant is located next to the Les Tres Torres station. Area : Sarria Average Price : 22€ Cuisine : Hamburgers Dishes : New York burger with tomato, onion confit, poached egg and emmental, ninja burger, Mexican burger with beans, tomato salsa , guacamole and onion
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
Located in the Poble Sec neighborhood, Spice Café is a cafe and cake shop, where you will find what is perhaps one of the best carrot cakes in Barcelona. They have a wide array of delicious cakes, all baked fresh in-house. The portions are very generous, and the prices affordable. They also offer a variety of teas, ice teas, fresh drinks, infusions, bagels and quiches. The cafe itself has a relaxing atmosphere and friendly staff who will always welcome you with a smile. Almost every week Spice Café organizes events, such as language exchanges and book clubs. But the most special thing about this coffee shop is that they have 3 small private tables, and one large communal table to share with friends, family or strangers. Spice Café is the ideal place for cake lovers looking for an afternoon treat with a good cup of coffee! As soon as you enter, you will feel at home. Area : Montjuic Average Price : 3,50€ Cuisine : Cakes Dishes : home cooked cakes: carrot cake, Guiness & Baileys cake, bagels
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!
Pau Claris 190 is a restaurant located in the Eixample area of Barcelona. It is located near the famous Passeig de Gracia. The restaurant was created by two families who were inspired by the love of food. With the pride of being able to focus on what the owners loved, the restaurant continues to select the best products of the season for the menu. The menu includes tapas and other dishes which can be chosen as single dishes. All of the food is made fresh with authentic flavors such as the cream of broccoli and pear soup, Iberian pork, grilled duck and more. The restaurant also has a good selection of wines. ” Dedication and quality is what you will find in our kitchen ” is the saying of the chef, Raphael Warda who comes to the table to explain the dishes. Do not hesitate to call to reserve a table.
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.
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!
Xurrería Sagrada Familia is a churros shop located close to the famous Sagrada Familia. Churros are the classic fried dough pastries, which are a very popular breakfast or snack item in Barcelona. Founded in 1950, Xurrería Sagrada Familia is a small family business that used to only sell their products to locals businesses but today is open to individuals as well. The shop has a cozy terrace where you can taste different types of churros, including those covered in chocolate or filled with vanilla cream. And, of course, you must try their speciality, fried churros covered with sugar and served with a cup of hot chocolate.
Tapa Tapa is a bar and restaurant that offers a wide range of tapas, including classics such as patatas bravas, Iberian ham croquettes and prawns but also tapas inspired by more modern styles of cooking. The menu has over 50 different tapas, all presented in a beautiful and original way. No matter what your taste preference, you are guaranteed to find something that will make your mouth water! Tapa Tapa on Passeig de Gracia was the first location to open. There are now three, located at the following addresses: Passeig de Gràcia, 44, +34 93 488 33 69 Moll d’Espanya, 5, +34 93 225 86 97 Centro Arenas Plaza de España, +34 93 292 46 44 .. Area : Eixample Right Average Price : 18€ Cuisine : Tapas Dishes : charcuterie, croquettes, prawns Beverages : Great selection of beers.
Semproniana Semproniana is an authentic restaurant situated in Eixample, the heart of Barcelona. It is established in 1993 by two passionate Spaniards. Located in a former working place, it has a unique kitschy interior. Their decor is peculiar, bold and sophisticated, full of details which creates a very magical and romantic atmosphere. At Semproniana, they serve modernize seasonal Catalan dishes cooked with the best ingredients. Their menu always changes depending on the season. For the real daredevils, you can try a surprise menu for only 30 euros with a lot of delicious and excellent dishes. Area: Eixample Average Price: 45 € Dishes: lasagne, fish, civet, cod, meat Cuisine: Catalan If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
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.
Spoonik Spoonik provides an exceptional culinary experience in the residential district of Sarrià-Sant Gervasi in Barcelona. The team will take you on a memorable journey full of surprises and top quality cuisine. The Head Chefs at Spoonik, Jon Giraldo and Jamie Lieberman, showcase dishes with distinct Latin American and Mediterranean influences. This fabulous fusion creates sumptuous flavours and textures. The evening will start as you’re invited into the Spoonik kitchen to meet the staff and chefs, and enjoy an array of “amuse bouches” and drinks. You’ll see the chefs regularly throughout the night as they carefully and passionately explain each dish in person as it is served to you. The high quality and artistic nature of the food highlights the fact that this restaurant is a labour of love. For keen foodies you can even marvel at the kitchen in full flow. The kitchen is situated in full view of diners adding to the innovative atmosphere. Situated in modern surroundings the various dishes are complimented by musical and visual entertainment. This delightful accompaniment to the food adds to the creative tone of the restaurant as customers marvel and laugh their way through an unforgettable evening. The €95 per head menu has over ten different courses and is also available with additional […]
Agust Restaurant Agust Barcelona is a restaurant that will take you on a culinary journey around the world. Located in Sant Antoni, the area is bustling with locals and tourists. The menu has quality dishes prepared by Head Chef, Hicham Houmidide. The restaurant will take you on a tour of international cuisine with destinations including France, Spain, Mexico, Peru and Japan. The menu includes small bites, cheese and oysters. There’s plenty on offer! Both meat and fish options are available for main course. The specialties are short ribs, 21 day matured dry aged beef entrecote, avocado cannelloni stuffed with prawns and salmon yubiki with apple ponzu sauce. Desserts include their famous “Cactus” and passion fruit créme brulée. Agut is not only known for good food but also the cocktails and wide selections of gins. Alongside more traditional cocktails like margaritas they have in-house specials such as their signature Mojito Agust made with aged rum, fresh raspberry, blueberry, lime, sugar and mint. The knowledgable staff and chefs have created a standout restaurant that you should visit when you’re in Barcelona.
Sésamo Sésamo is a small restaurant that promotes a slow food philosophy with fantastic vegetarian food prepared with organic seasonal products, mostly from the Mercat de la Boqueria. Their cuisine will please even the most carnivorous as it rediscovers new flavors. The menu is extensive, the spinach or chocolate mousse with avocado are the specialties. All of the dishes use different spices, so they recommended customers enjoy spices if coming to the restaurant. You will find this little veggie paradise in the Sant Antoni area. Area : Sant Antoni Average Price : 20€ Dishes : mushroom croquettes, gnocchi stuffed with gorgonzola cheese, homemade puff pastry tartlet, tart with ice cream, Manchego cheese Cuisine : Vegetarian
Can Culleretes is a traditional Catalan restaurant where little has changed since its original opening in 1786. It is a real trip back in time to Barcelona´s past! The restaurant is hidden on a narrow street in the Gothic Quarter, which you need to be attentive to find but once you do, it will be a treat. The dishes are authentic and some typical Catalan classics are escudella (a traditional soup), botifarra amb seques (pork sausage and beans), civet de pork senglar (stewed wild boar) or canelons d´espinacs amb brandada de bacalla (a spinach and cod cannelloni). They also offer grilled seafood, fried fish or steamed mussels and wines from all over Spain. Enjoy a meal in one of the oldest Catalan restaurant of the city! Area : Gotico Average Price : 25€ Cuisine : Catalan Dishes : escudella, sausage with beans, civet of wild boar, spinach cannelloni with codfish brandade, rovellons cake, pica-pica seafood, rack of lamb
Located in Gracia, Café Adonis has seven decades of history in Barcelona. The restaurant is divided into two levels and combines tradition and modernity in its style. There is also a terrace where you can enjoy a drink with friends or family. For locals or tourist, Café Adonis is a perfect venue to relax after a long day at work or an afternoon of visiting tourist spots. Every day they have new food on the menu, made with fresh and seasonal products. Don’t hesitate to order a delicious meal for your lunch or dinner, you won’t be disappointed. Tortillas, chili, entrecote, hamburgers,… The choice is yours! Photo Credit : mamenfiol.wordpress.com
La Pepita Restaurant La Pepita is a charming little tapas restaurant in the Gracia area. It has a selection of traditional tapas as well as a tasting menu with options like ham croquettes, special anchovy La Pepita, pumpkin gazpacho with Iberian nugget sausage and caramelized apple and many more. Their tapas specials are the “trifásicos” (two tapas and one canned-tapa) and the “pepitas”, their special version of the classic pepito sandwich. The restaurant also has a terrace outside if you would prefer to dine somewhere quieter. Enjoy a great dinner with friends or family for a reasonable price. Photo Credit: saboresdecolores.com
Peggy Sue’s is an authentic American-style diner in Barcelona. The restaurant has a 60s theme which creates an environment that perfectly matches its name. (The Francis Ford Coppola movie “Peggy Sue Got Married”.) There is even a jukebox to add to the atmosphere and make it feel like the 60s. The food is good quality and the ingredients are conservative and additive-free. The restaurant offers popular American classics, including hamburgers, steaks, french fries, salads, wraps, milkshakes, and baby-back ribs. The restaurant has three locations in Barcelona: Carrer Balmes, 24 +34 933 042 094 Travessera de Gràcia, 35 +34 934 142 520 Carrer de Benet Mateu, 57 +34 932 520 890 Area : Eixample. Average Price : 15€ Cuisine : American Dishes : BBQ chicken wings, peggy burger, angus burger, pink carrot cake
Deliverum is a food delivery service that provides a fast, easy and convenient way for you to enjoy food from your favorite restaurant at home, at the office or any other place you choose. Deliverum works with some of the best restaurants in the city with more than 50 different kinds of foods suitable for all tastes. Their online search options make it very easy for you to find exactly what you need. You can order food in 3 easy steps: 1. Search a restaurant 2. Choose dishes 3. Receive your order at home If you want more information on fast food restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
Caelis Caelis restaurant in Hotel El Palace Barcelona was awarded a Michelin star in 2010. This elegant venue serves exquisite and intricate dishes by celebrated international chef Romain Fornell. Located within walking distance of the Passeig de Gràcia in the heart of Barcelona, this is a perfect setting for an afternoon or evening of luxury. With world class service and cuisine, in spectacular and spacious surroundings, you will be taken on a culinary journey befitting of its Michelin standard. Head Chef Romain Fornell has successfully gained Michelin stars in France and Spain and his passion for cooking is epitomised in his diverse and creative menu. Average prices are approximately €85 a head and with over 300 different wines available from the extensive cellar to balance and compliment your meal. Diners can choose from the two tasting menus or the a la carte menu. The restaurant draws inspiration from the Mediterranean. They offer seafood and meat options beautifully prepared with premium ingredients. Starter options include the bluefin tuna with foie gras, granny smith apple and ginger vinaigrette, beef tartar or crispy egg with summer truffle, courgette, almonds and tomato. The main courses feature wild sea bass or red mullet, smoked beef fillet or pressed duck. The popular dessert offering […]
Looking for some flaky, buttery croissants for breakfast? Or maybe a sip of French wine? Cafe Emma, located in the elegant Eixample neighborhood of Barcelona, is a restaurant inspired by the classic Parisian bistro and fine French cuisine. The restaurant welcomes you with a warm and inviting design which is divided into three parts: the terrace, the bar and the dining room. It also features an oyster bar and a small bakery. The breakfast menu includes sandwiches and pastries, while the a la carte menu has classic French dishes, such as duck rilletes, liver terrine, Niçoise salad and duck confit, as well as international dishes like steak and burger. Their $17 lunch menu includes an appetizer, grilled Iberian pork or duck, a cocotte snack and dessert, and is very reasonable in price, considering the quality. Their wine collection is also superb, with labels from all over France.
Big Al’s American Kitchen is an American restaurant specializing in burgers. It opened three years ago and has served over 75,000 diners from all over the world. The restaurant offers a wide range of burgers. Their signature dish is the Big Al Burger, made with 4 patties, cheese, mixed local greens, sweet onion and special sauce. The Widowmaker has 6 patties, cheese, crispy bacon, 8-hour pulled pork, crispy onions, local greens and tomato, jalapeños, house-made aioli, quadruple-decker brioche bun. If you finish the beast in 30 minutes your picture goes up on their Wall of Fame! The restaurant is great for a meal with friends, with many sharing plates including pulled pork nachos, chicken wings and quesadillas. The prices are reasonable and the staff friendly and will help you choose the right burger for your mood! Area : Eixample Average Price : 15€ Cuisine : American, Burgers Dishes : nachos, onion rings, cobb salad, cheese quesadilla, Big Al’s burger, BBQ burger, spicy jalapeños burger, chicken burger, Big Al’s big black cake
Cal Pep is a restaurant located in el Born, serving classic tapas with a modern twist. They change their menu daily, based on the availability of new products such as fresh fish and seasonal vegetables. The restaurant also offers a set menu with a wide variety of tapas, soups, meats and salads. All of their dishes are inspired by Mediterranean cuisine, which emphasizes simplicity with flavor. Reservation should be made in advance, especially on Friday and Saturday nights, as it is very popular. Area : Born-La Ribera. Average Price : 60€. Cuisine : Tapas Dishes : Cal Pep monkfish, cuttlefish with chickpeas, fried fish
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
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
Gaig Restaurant offers delicious and delicate food, made and created by a great chef. The restaurant is famous for its refined and tasty food which is made with the best products in the traditional Catalan style. If you want a gastronomic meal with your friends or family, Gaig Restaurant is a good option. The restaurant is located near the centre of Barcelona, so customers can walk around in the small streets while admiring the great architecture. Don’t hesitate to stop by this nice venue, decorated with taste and have an amazing dinner in the great city of Barcelona. Reservations should be made in advance.
Monster Sushi is a Japanese restaurant and sushi bar specializing in Asian fusion cuisine, Japanese food and some of the best sushi in Barcelona. The restaurant has three dining areas: a shiny, beautifully lit dining room, a top-floor lounge which is romantic and cozy and a sunny terrace, perfect for enjoying the wonderful Mediterranean climate. This restaurant is a fantastic choice either for family reunions or intimate date-nights. Monster Sushi offers a wide variety of dishes, including warm appetizers, uramaki, tempura rolls, maki, nigiri, sashimi and even some gluten-free dishes. The restaurant is easily accessible, as it is very close to the L7 metro station Gracia. Or, if you prefer to enjoy their tasty dishes in the comfort of your own home they also have a take-away service. Neighborhood: Gracia. Average Price: 30€. Cuisine: Japanese Dishes: uramaki, tempura rolls, maki, nigiri, carrot cake
Salerno Salero is an organic and Mediterranean fusion restaurant located in the El Born district of Barcelona, just a few minutes from the Picasso Museum. The location is good for tourists, as it is near lots of the famous sites. Built in 1996, the restaurant was a former salted fish warehouse and was was one of the first restaurants to be established in this upcoming area of the city. The restaurant’s main aim is to provide good quality, well-prepared food at a reasonable price. You should take a look at their trendy interior with white tones and low lighting. It is mixture of old and new, what is making this place very cozy and chilled. If you are looking for a good food with reasonable price in the heart of the Barcelona, you should reserve a table in Salero. You can go out on a date and enjoy the Mediterranean cuisine or have a business lunch here. Salerno serves healthy and delicious food, using season fruits and vegetables and non-GMO cereals. Because the concept of Salero is «we are what we eat». Try there ecologic beef burger seasoned with rosemary and brie or tasty teriyaki chicken with almonds. One of the reasons why you could be sure about the freshness of […]
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.
Sirvent Sirvent is an amazing restaurant, located in the Eixample neighbourhood, near the Sant Antoni Market. The interior of this charming restaurant is very unique with a large bar, an open view to the kitchen and a cosmopolitan environment. Sirvent is a multi-gastronomic space where they serve a daily variating menu that combines classics such as croquettes with modern options as Taboulé, all made with high-quality ingredients. Besides this, they also offer very delicious brunch dishes, perfect to take a break while discovering the magical Sant Antoni district. About drinks, you will be able to choose between a good selection of wines and cocktails and sodas of course. But their big speciality is ice cream and they offer definitely some of the best Horxata in Barcelona. Have a look to this video and find out more about a typical day in Sirvent! What’s more, they also offer workshops to try to cook the traditional catalan dishes and event catering to enjoy their food also on special celebrations. It’s is an ideal place to meet your friends and spend some time there while enjoying their amazing food. We recommend you to try one of their delicious waffles with ice cream on top. Area: Sant Antoni Average Price: 20 € Dishes: pancakes, waffles, horxata, eggs, […]
Quimet i Quimet is a traditional tapas bar located in Poble Sec which has been around for 4 generations. The small cellar restaurant has a friendly, lively atmosphere and a huge collection of top quality wines. The tapas and montaditos (bite-sized open-faced sandwiches) are made in front of you, and handed across the bar for you to eat on the spot. The bar has standing room only, so you will have to eat standing around a table, but this gives the place an additional charm. Quimet i Quimet has fallen victim to its own success: you should arrive right when it opens to be sure to find a little corner in which to enjoy their delicious food. The smoked salmon, yoghurt and truffle honey, smoked cod liver and caviar or tuna belly and homemade tomato chutney montaditos are particularly tasty. The specialty for dessert is torta del casar from Extremadura served with syrupy chestnuts. Area : Poble Sec-Montjuic. Price : Between 20-30€. Cuisine : tapas, montaditos Dishes : cheeses, croquettes, salmon with yogurt, anchovy, truffle and honey montadito Beverages : wine, vermouth, champagne, spirits, malt whiskeys
Bananas Bananas is a restaurant which offers small dishes and drinks in a fantastic atmosphere. The decoration is eclectic and has colonial and tropical elements. The menu includes pasta, seafood and meat dishes. There is a dining area, private lounge, covered porch, terrace and bar area where you can eat and drink. The restaurant is in a good location in the city centre and is close to tourist attractions like the Picasso Museum and the Chocolate Museum. It is a good place to go inbetween sightseeing. Area: Born-La Ribera Average Price: 30€ Dishes: octopus, chicken lollipops, cod and mushroom omelette, mushroom risotto Cuisine: International
Mercadona is one of the most popular supermarket chains in Spain. It has a wide range of own brand products and is known for a good quality to price ratio. The supermarkets are clean, the checkout process is fast and the cashiers are helpful. There are 20 Mercadona locations in Barcelona, found at the following 5 addresses: Carrer d’Aribau, 240 +34 932 09 01 36 Plaza Cultures, 5 +34 933 85 88 06 Carrer de la Indústria, 129 +34 938 82 34 18 Carrer de Calàbria, 129 +34 934 23 17 09 Calle Sant Gervasi de Cassoles, 103 +34 934 34 45 14 Mercadona also provides the option to shop online. Contact details for the company can be found below.
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…
3 Focs 3 Focs is a Catalan restaurant which offers typical dishes from the traditional Catalan “Masia“(farmhouse). The quality and taste of their authentic menu is clear in the variety of dishes that they offer. To finish your meal, the restaurant has traditional, artisanal desserts and a long wine selection to accompany your food. The decoration and atmosphere match the traditional menu and make you feel like you are in a typical environment. The restaurant is suitable for families and groups of friends. Area : Left Eixample Average Price : 25€ Dishes : braised artichokes, ribeye beef, Iberian pork, grilled fish, crema Catalan, profiteroles … Cuisine : Catalan
Griego Leo’s is an authentic Greek restaurant, where you can sample delicious dishes with rich Mediterranean flavors. It is perhaps the restaurant with the largest variety of Greek dishes in Barcelona. The menu has traditional choices like souvlaki, moussaka, falafel, gyro, spanakopita (spinach and feta cheese wrapped in layered filo pastry) and their very popular iman bayildi (eggplant stuffed with onion, garlic and oil). They also offer lamb and serve a variety of well-spiced spreads and sauces. Griego Leo´s serves high quality food at affordable prices with very friendly and fast service. The restaurant works with the delivery company Just Eat, which allows you the option to enjoy Greek delights in the comfort of your own home. Area : Sant Marti Average Price : 15€ Cuisine : Greek Dishes : moussaka, hummus, tzatziki, kebab, gyros, iman bayildi, greek yoghurt
La Cova Fumada La Cova Fumada is a third generation family run restaurant in the heart of Barcelona. Located within walking distance of the famous Barceloneta beach and founded in 1944 this wonderful and well respected restaurant has a legion of loyal customers who flock to savour the fantastic food. Once an old winery and set in an informal and homely environment, La Cova Fumada serves fresh seafood and authentic Catalan tapas. Classically decorated with marble tables and wooden wine barrels they cook dishes with passion and full flavours.This restaurant has retained its traditional spirit and rustic edge. One of Spain’s classic tapas dishes is said to originate from this very kitchen, the potato bomb (bomba). Made with a small ball of mashed potato stuffed with pork and rolled in breadcrumbs before being coated in egg and fried in olive oil, these moorish bites are superb. Served with an aioli and spicy cayenne pepper sauce, people literally queue for this dish. The menu is showcased on a vintage blackboard. There are plenty of classic tapas dishes like chickpeas with morcilla (black pudding), black Catalan sausage, aromatic stewed Cartagena beans and wholesome tomato and onion salad. For something a little more unusual try the “callos” a spicy […]
Ají Ají is the newest restaurant from the Casino of Barcelona, opened in 2014. The menu merges two of the most fashionable cuisines in Barcelona: Japanese and Peruvian, specialising in ceviche and sushi. This union, called nikkei, is full of flavours that pleasantly surprises customers. The restaurant offers a selection of sashimi, ceviche, salads, maki, fish and meat kebabs and more. The kitchen is visible from the tables, making it possible to see the preparation of the dishes. The restaurant has a very good quality/price ratio. Area : Vila Olimpica Average Price : 25€ Dishes : maki parmesan, maki shrimp, makbrie…. Cuisine : Japanese/Peruvian
Bar Ángel Bar Ángel is a tapas bar which uses seasonal and well selected fresh market products. The menu has a wide variety of tapas, small plates and dishes including tortilla, zucchini carpaccio with goats cheese, Iberian pork burger, chickpeas with potatoes morcilla and other traditional Catalan tapas. The bar is small but intimate with a friendly atmosphere. It is located near the Estació de França bus station in the centre of the city. Reservations can be made by telephone. Area: Born-La Ribera Average Price: 30€ Dishes: hamburgers, tortilla, zucchini carpaccio Cuisine: Spanish, Catalan, Tapas Contact information for the bar can be found below.
Grup El Glop El Glop is a culinary and gastronomic restaurant chain with 4 different locations, two of them situated in the Gracia neighborhood, one at La Rambla and one close to Plaza Catalunya. They serve typical Catalan dishes with a fusion of different ingredients but also some international dishes. Every restaurant of El Glop has a very nice atmosphere and delicious dishes for an affordable price. The food is simple but culinary, economic, pleasant and tasty. And beside a restaurant, it also has a market where you can buy toasts, sausages, cheeses, snails, grilled meats, rice, fish, and seasonal dishes. Area: Barri Gótic, Gracia Average Price: 25 € Dishes: salads, toasts, meat, fish, paella, different plates Cuisine: Catalan, International If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
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 […]
Whether you live in Barcelona or you are just visiting, it is worth checking out Cañete! Located in the heart of the historical district, this restaurant has a friendly Catalan atmosphere. The food and the wine are known to be good and the service is quick. The restaurant has two different areas: Restaurant Cañete Barra and Mantel. The food is slightly different in the two areas, but it is all prepared with fresh ingredients. The fish and seafood is purchased from Catalan fish markets and the seasonal vegetables are grown locally. The specialties are Rabo de toro (oxtail with red wine and potato purée), Fricandó (a traditional Catalan beef stew) and Fritura Cañete (a variety of fried seafood). Visit their website to choose which restaurant suits you and make sure to book at least a day before to avoid the wait. Area : Raval Average Price : 30€ Cuisine : Catalan Dishes : rota shrimp, muffin with pringán, anchovies of Santoña, steak tartare, wild tuna tartare, scallops with Iberian ham, Santa Pau beans with baby squid, pollard cannelloni, artichoke omelette with bacon, fried anchovies
Vioko Ice Cream, known for its deer logo is located a stone’s throw to the beach. The cool and elegant interior is run by Argentinian Lucila Baiardi.
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.
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.
4 Gats 4 Gats is a restaurant and bar located on a small street in the Barrio Gotico area. The bar was a haunt of the young Picasso in the early 90s and it was here that he began his first commissioned work by designing the the menu motif. The restaurant will make you will feel like you are returning to the past with their antique chandeliers and decorations which makes it look like an old tavern. The restaurant has two rooms: one for the tapas part and the other for the more formal restaurant. Area : Gotico Average Price : 35€ Cuisine : Catalan Dishes : potatoes and sautéed baby octopus with salt, pumpkin ravioli with goat cheese and caramelized onions, beef tenderloin with foie escalope and mushroom sauce …
Rangoli Rangoli is an Indian restaurant which is the successor of Bembi. They provide the same Indian food concept where customers can try new and unique dishes with traditional Indian flavours and spices. The decoration is very attractive and have been chosen from India. As well as the restaurant, there is also a bar where you can enjoy a drink. The restaurant has a terrace to enjoy a meal with family or friends with views of the city. Big groups are welcomed but a reservation will need to be made in advance. Area : Barceloneta Average Price : 27€ Dishes : tandoori chicken tikka, scallops, chicken tikka masala, spinach and cottage cheese, naan … Cuisine : Indian
Boca Grande This attractively restaurant is a well-known spot in the Eixample district. It has a very unique atmosphere with a stunning interior design and became one of the top hangouts for some local celebrities but their service is still discrete and confidential. Their dishes are of high quality made with excellent ingredients because it has really fresh fish and seafood dishes. Beside that it’s a very sophisticated restaurant, it is also known for its high quality wine and cocktails which makes Boca Grande one of the finest cocktail bars in the city: Boca Chica. Area: Eixample Average Price: 50 € Dishes: Seafood, soups, meat Cuisine: Mediterranean, European, Spanish If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
Tablao Cordobes What better place than Barcelona to enjoy a Flamenco show? Cordobes is Flamenco bar and restaurant, located on Las Ramblas in the centre of the city. Since 1970, the restaurant has had distinguished artists show their customers the best of Flamenco during the evening. Have a typical Mediterranean dinner, prepared with first quality local products, while watching a great Flamenco show. Both visitors or locals will appreciate this place for its authenticity. The restaurant also runs Flamenco lessons which are open to anyone. If you want to learn this emblematic dance of Spain, try a class now. Contact information for the restaurant can be found below.
Al-Jaima Al-Jaima is a traditional Lebenese restaurant, situated in the Eixample neighbourhood. Here you can taste very delicious Lebanese halal food, made with a fusion of flavours and colours. Also, the prices are very reasonable for what you get. The interior of this gastronomic restaurant is typical Middle Eastern and Lebanese which creates a very cozy atmosphere. This place is considered as one of the best Lebanese restaurants of Barcelona, so you should definitely try this tasteful restaurant if you’re into halal and/or Middle Eastern food! Area: Eixample Average Price: 25 € Dishes: falafels, bonito, empanadas, quesadillas, asado Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Halal, Mediterranean If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
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
Vicino Pizza Bar is one of Barcelona’s best Pizza restaurants and is located just a few meters from the beach of Barceloneta.
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.
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.
El 58 is a Spanish and Catalan tapas bar located in the Poblenou neighborhood of Barcelona, on a beautiful tree-lined avenue near the beach. The bar offers traditional and contemporary tapas with some international touches. The menu changes seasonally, but specialties include salmon mini burgers, Andalusian fried eggplant with honey and rosemary and marinated and fried shark, caught locally. The bar has a typical Spanish ambiance, it is small in size but is divided into 3 different rooms, one of which is perfect for families or large groups seeking privacy. The waiters at El 58 speak Spanish, English and French. They are attentive and pleased to offer you advice one what to order. Area : Rambla, Poblenou Average Price : 40€ Cuisine : Tapas Dishes : foie gras, salmon, eggplant, patatas bravas and sauces Beverages : great wine cellar.
Blavis Blavis is a restaurant in the Barcelona serving Spanish cuisine. The restaurant is has a limited number of tables, so reservations should be made. The restaurant uses local fresh market produce with a distinctly Catalan flavour. The staff carefully explain each dish creating an “in-house” experience. The menu changes seasonally with a focus on quality and flavour. Typical tapas dishes include eggplant carpaccio, prawn ceviche, broken eggs with chorizo and pork tacos. Located in the Gràcia district of Barcelona, the restaurant also has international dishes such as salmon sashimi, beef tataki served with asparagus and the classic Blavis salad with pears, hazelnuts, blue cheese and argula. The special desserts are chocolate fondant or strawberry sorbet. At approximately €30-40 per head it is superb value for money. A must when you’re in Barcelona.