Restaurants in Barcelona, Spain. Are you going to Barcelona? If so, this section with good and wonderful restaurants in the Catalan capital in Spain will come handy. This is our restaurant tips of the best restaurants in Barcelona. They all have that little extra that makes all the difference, even though they are not the most expensive restaurants in Barcelona.
Barcelona have every opportunity to give you memorable restaurant visits. The range of dining options are great and the quality is generally high. Choose from tapas bars or traditional restaurants, or try both options during a weekend. The Catalan version of tapas is called PicaPica. Whether you’re on vacation with your family, girlfriend, friends or a business partner, you should treat yourself to at least enjoy a good dinner and the big city.
Remember that the locals in Barcelona and the rest of Spain, eat late at night. Lunch is often between 1400 and 1600, and therefore there will be dinner as late as between 2100 hours and 2400. The most touristic areas are open for dinner earlier. Catalan cuisine is based on ingredients that are typical of Mediterranean. It can be fresh vegetables, olive oil, cheeses, meat, mushrooms, and several types of fish. Other popular dishes are paella, bacalao (main ingredient is cod), Catalan bread with tomato, bocadillos (baguette) and Serrano ham.
The Best restaurants in Barcelona
In many big cities like Barcelona it can be difficult to find good restaurants among the many mediocre. Here we look at the best restaurants in Barcelona which is guaranteed to give you a an experience above average and provides a culinary experience. And are you going out for a drink after your meal, you can read more about the nightlife in Barcelona.
Restaurant Dos Palillos – Barcelona
In November 2012 restaurant Dos Palillos got its first Michelin star, and is one of our favorites in Barcelona. Dos Palillos restaurant serves traditional Spanish tapas inspired by delicate scents of Asia. At the restaurant Dos Palillos, the chef has decided to get his food perspiration from the Far East, and mostly from Japan, China, Thailand and Vietnam. Not the cheapest restaurant in town, but is definitely worth every penny.
Contact information Dos Palillos
Address: C / Elisabets 9, Barcelona
Phone: 933 040 513
Restaurant PerBacco – Barcelona
PerBacco is an Italian restaurant located in the northern part of Barcelona, only 10 – 15 minutes walk from the famous basilica Sagrada Familia. The restaurant has a warm atmosphere and serves a wide range of tasty Italian dishes – like. risotto, pasta and pizza. Here you can order appetizer, entree and dessert for a reasonable price. The place has also has a good selection of Italian wines.
Contact information PerBacco
Hours: Monday – Friday. 12.30 to 15.45 and noon. From 20.30 to 23.45. Saturday. From 12.30 to 15.45. Sundays closed.
Address: Avinguda Diagonal 339, 08037 Barcelona
Restaurants Moments – Barcelona
In the brand new and beautiful Mandarin Oriental hotel you will find the exclusive restaurant Moments. The restaurant is a very chic venue that has already been awarded two Michelin stars. The chef Carme Ruscalleda and her son Raül Balam serves Catalan recipes, and even invented the first anti-aging menu of Barcelona. The Catalan side of the menu you’ll find classic dishes like arroz caldoso de gamba con picada de Pescador (rice dish with broth) – Fricando (veal stew) and suquet (fish stew) – Shrimp tartaric Seabass with fig chutney and hibiscus salt – Veal with turnip vegetable ravioli and red fruits.
On the more trendy anti-aging menu, the food chosen by Carme Ruscalleda and Dr. Manuel Sanchez, both driver Anti-aging Unit Clinic Planas- and specialize in anti-aging treatments. Say no more, it must be experienced, and we believe that this could be one of the major new food trends in Europe.
Hours: Lunch 13:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday // Dinner: 8:30 p.m. until 22:30 Tuesday to Saturday // closed Sundays and Mondays
Address: Passeig de Gràcia, 38-40
Phone: 93 151 87 81
Ziryab Fusion Wine and Tapas Bar
Ziryab Fusion Wine and Tapas Bar is a cozy and intimate restaurant in Barecelona center, which serves Tapas with an Arabic twist. Here you can order tasty tapas and dishes from the Middle East. The place also has a good selection of beers, wines and liqueurs. Every Wednesday between the hours. 20.00 and 23.00, the restaurant “live” music. Ziryab Fusion Wine and Tapas Bar has only 20 seats, so here one should pre-book a table.
Contact information Ziryab Fusion Wine and Tapas Bar
Hours: Tuesday – Friday. 12.30 to 15.30 and noon. From 19.00 to 01.00. Saturdays and Sundays. From 10.00 to 16.00 and noon. From 19.00 to 01.00.
Address: Calle de Grunyi 4, 08003 Barcelona
Restaurant Céleri – Barcelona
Tribu Woki continues its conquest of wellness through organic food with the opening of the restaurant Céleri. We have already mentioned their organic supermarkets (Woki Organic Market) in Barcelona. With Céleri the idea is to show that you can create seasonal vegetables in the hands of a good cook. Xavier Pellicer has therefore opened a stylish place for green food, natural and gastronomic!
The menu is a variation of dishes around eight seasonal vegetables such as cauliflower, asparagus, spinach .. Variations of dishes for vegetarians, but the meat and fish lovers are not forgotten. Resturant Céleri is innovative and the dining experience is great.
Contact information Céleri
Hours: Monday to Saturday 13: 00-16: 00 and 20: 00-24: 00
Address: Passatge de Marimon, 5, 08021 Barcelona, Spain
Phone: +34 93 252 95 94
Restaurant Con Gracia – Barcelona
Con Gracia is a small and exclusive restaurant in Barcelona, which serves Spanish and international cuisine. Con Gracia suitable for romantic dinners or special occasions, but the price range is relatively high. At this restaurant you can choose between two 5 course menus at a price of 59.50 Euro. You can also choose to order surprise menu for the same price, where chef Paul Treacy will serve you seven unforgettable dishes.
Contact information Con Gracia
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday. From 19.00 to 23.30.
Address: Martinez de la Rosa, 08012 Barcelona
Restaurant Can Pineda – Barcelona
Can Pineda has existed since 1904. If you want to discover the Catalan traditional cuisine in all its perfection, then Can Pineda in Barcelona will be the restaurant you will experience. Can Pineda has only one rule: to offer the best products of the season, if possible from local suppliers.
Having said this, your dining experience is like a party in your mouth: “huevos Poche con foie y trufa, Arroz con sepia, setas y bogavante, anchoas de Getaria, Albondigas con sepia, gambas, chuletón o entrecot de buey, Estofado the Rabo de buey con cigalas. An extraordinary expensive restaurant, but the dining experience is fantastic.
Contact information Can Pineda
Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 13: 00-16: 00 and 21: 00-23: 00 // Closed on Sunday and Monday.
Address: Carrer de Sant Joan de Malta, 55
Phone: +34 933 8:30 81
Restaurante Parrilla Alfonsina
Restaurante Parrilla Alfonsina is a small, quaint restaurant located in the Eixample district of Barcelona. The restaurant serves Argentinean dishes at a reasonable price. The restaurant has great atmosphere and an extensive menu with Argentinean specialties. Here you can enjoy meat dishes, fresh homemade pasta (ravioli) and delicious desserts.
Contact information Parrilla Alfonsina
Hours: Monday – Sunday. 13.00 to 16.00 and noon. From 20.00 to 23.30. Tuesdays closed.
Address: Diputacio 379, 08013 Barcelona
Restaurant Tickets – Barcelona
Tickets is a new eatery in Barcelona run by brothers Ferran and Albert Adria. Here it is mostly snacks (tapas plus) which in many cases are quite surprising. The meal is a show in itself, and the interior is mildly sprightly and amusing. The restaurant is pricey, but here the food is absolutely outstanding good. Advised to book a table well in advance.
Contact information Tickets
Hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 7:00 p.m. to 11:30
Address: Avinguda Paral·lel 164, Barcelona
Phone: 932 924 250
Restaurant Cera 23 – Barcelona
The restaurant Cera 23 is located in the El Raval district of Barcelona, offering exciting Spanish dishes at a medium price range. The place has a friendly and warm atmosphere and is known for its good food and excellent service. Restaurant Cera 23 serves both the lunch and dinner menus, and has good selection of alcoholic beverages.
Contact information Cera 23
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday. 13.00 to 16.00, Sunday and Monday. From 19.00 to 23.00.
Address: Carrer de la Cera, El Raval, 08001 Barcelona
Restaurant Lasarte – Barcelona
Restaurant Lasarte is a popular and renowned eatery in Barcelona that exudes an exclusive atmosphere. The restaurant was opened in 2006 and serves Basque cuisine. The place is perfect for those who want “the extra mile” and Lasarte have two stars in the Michelin Guide. The restaurant has higher price, but in return you can choose between delicious lunch and dinner dishes.
Contact information restaurant Lasarte
Address: Mallorca 259, 08008 Barcelona.
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday. 13.30 to 15.30 and noon. From 20.30 to 23.00.
Restaurant Casa Calvet – Barcelona
Restaurant Casa Calvet is a unique and exclusive restaurant in central Barcelona, located in a building designed by renowned architect Gaudi. The restaurant opened in 1994 and serves Mediterranean. The restaurant serves appetizers, entrees, desserts, lunches and children’s menu. The place has a good selection of seafood, meat and vegetarian dishes. Casa Calvet has its own wine cellar – where one can choose from a variety of Cavas (sparkling wine) Champagne, white wine, red wine or rosé wine.
Contact information restaurant Casa Calvet
Hours: Monday – Saturday. 13.00 to 15.30 and noon. From 20.30 to 23.00.
Address: Casp. 48, 08008 Barcelona
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