Barcelona- Food!

Guides - Barcelona



Embat (wonderful catalan bistro style, no too pricey)

C/Mallorca, 304

08037 Barcelona, Spain

93 458 08 55



Ca la Nuri (beach, typical good catalan food by the beach, family place not too expensive)

Passeig Maritim de la Barceloneta, 55

(in front of the Hospital del Mar by the beach)

34 93 221 37 75



Sauc (pricey but excellent taster's menu!)

Passatge Lluís Pellicer 12

08036 Barcelona, Spain

+34 933 210 189



Hisop (one of my favorites, pricey, modest, great tasting menu)

Passatge Marimon 9

08021 Barcelona, Spain

+34 932 413 233



****D.O. (wine bar with creative tapas based on seasonal food, ok for kids too if they have willing tastebuds, not pricey)

C/ Verdi 36

08012 Barcelona, Spain

34 932 189 673

don’t need to reserve


Alkimia (pricey but excellent taster's menu!)

C/ Indústria 79, Barcelona

34 932 076 115



Bar Mut

Excellent and pricey, hip, great for breakfast

C/ Pau Claris 192

08037 Barcelona, Spain

34 932 174 338



L’Anxoveta (tapas bar)

C/Sant Domenec, 16 (near Gran de Gracia)

Don’t need to reserve, open all day



Cal Pep (pricey high level catalan bar cuisine, be there before opening time at 1pm to get a place for lunch,)

Plaça Olles 8

08003 Barcelona, Spain

34 933 107 961




Kibuka (good japonese food in Gracia)

c/Verdi 64

93 415 9217



La Singular (in Garcia near placa Rius I Taulet)

C/ Francisco Giner 50

34 932 375 098

menu del dia about 10 euros

don’t need to reserve for lunch

be there at 1:30



*****Cerveceria Catalana (tavern style, not pricey but good, open all hours, can only reserve at the restaurant)

C/ Mallorca 236

08008 Barcelona, Spain

34 932 160 368

reservation at the door


Can Culleretes (family restaurant with loads of space, not expensive, very catalan)

Quintana 5

08002 Barcelona, Spain

34 933 173 022



Quimet & Quimet (excellent tapas)

C/ Poeta Cabanyes 25

08004 Barcelona, Spain

+34 934 423 142


El Vaso de Oro (excellent tapas)

C/ Balboa 6

08003 Barcelona, Spain

34 933 193 098


Inopia (tapas bar owned by Ferran & Albert Adria, hip and yummy maybe not for kids, have to be there early 7:30 or no place)

C/ Tamarit 104


34 /93 424 5231

****Sagardi (basque tapas in el Borne, family friendly, standing room and tables outside for tapas and dining room inside)

C/Argenteria, 62

93 319 9993

no reservation needed







In the Boqueria food market on the Ramblas (lunch only):

These are lunch counters with excellent fresh food

Watch out for pick pockets, always keep your bag close to you

Need to arrive at 1:30 or you will have to wait for a seat

Kiosk Universal, Quim's, or Pinnochio


Recommended Pastelerias and Bakeries with great products:

Baixas (c/Muntaner and Rambla del Prat)

Paul’s (near the Llibertat market)

Escribá (next to the Boqueria market)

Canal (c/ Calvet or the café c/Muntaner 566)

Bocamel (c/Comerc)

Bubó (plaza Maria del Mar in the Borne neighborhood)

Cacao Sampaka café/shop (C/ Consell de Cent, 292)