Castro

Eixample

Around since 1998 in the heart of Gaixample, Castro with its industrial decor is one of the best known gay restaurants in town, but people talk more about the cute

  • Café or Bistro
  • Mediterranean

ABaC Restaurant

Sarria-Sant Gervasi

Chef Jordi Cruz is a culinary wunderkind, who won his first Michelin star at age 24. He has headed ABaC since 2010, garnering it two Michelin stars. It offers prix...

  • Fine Dining
  • International

Osbar

EIxample

From breakfast early in the morning to cocktails late at night, Osbar stands ready to serve. It isn't a bar for bear ("os" means "bear" in English) but owned by...

  • Café or Bistro
  • Spanish

Rita Blue

El Raval

On a quiet square just off Las Ramblas near La Boqueria market, the funky Rita Blue is a highly popular two-story restaurant-late night bar with an impressive...

  • Pub
  • Mexican

Bar Betty Ford

El Raval

Bar Betty Ford is addictive, an inside joke you may not get if you don't remember the US president's wife who went into detox. Nobody is headed in that direction...

  • Casual
  • American
  • 5
  • 1

Costa Pacifico

El Born

The Costa Pacifico serves authentic Mexican ceviche and fish tacos with decor and atmosphere to match. Mexican beer and margaritas (frozen and on the rocks) are...

  • Seafood
  • Mexican

Nakashita

El Born

Tucked beside the Arc de Triomph, the trendy Nakashita is very small and specialized mostly in traditional sushi. Although the chefs behind the bar are not Japanese,...

  • Casual
  • Japanese

Pappa e Citti

Gràcia

Pappa e Citti is a quaint little restaurant that serves Sardinian cuisine, including a Sardinian paella called fregola and pastas and ravioli home made from

  • Casual
  • Italian

Restaurant CentOnze

La Rambla

An elegant restaurant off Las Ramblas, CentOnze in Le Meridien Hotel serves a Mediterranean market menu, highlighting Catalan cuisine, in a modern dining room...

  • Fine Dining
  • Spanish

Angle by Jordi Cruz

Eixample

Celebrity chef Jordi Cruz, the youngest Spanish chef and second youngest in the world to receive a Michelin star, serves up his avant-garde cuisine these days at the...

  • Fine Dining
  • Fusion

9 Reinas

Eixample

The 9 Reinas sets the benchmark for Argentine cuisine in Barcelona and is known for its meat not only imported from Argentina but choice cuts from around the world....

  • Fine Dining
  • Argentine

Amaltea

Eixample

Amaltea is a vegetarian restaurant, open since 1998, which emphasizes natural flavors in its weekday luncheon specials and more elaborate meals evenings and

  • Casual
  • Vegetarian

Atapa-it

Eixample

Atapa-it is a good spot to try the Catalonian spin on tapas such as grilled Galician octopus and a potato broth with egg and truffle. It offers a variety of menus to...

  • Market
  • Local Cuisine

Bembi

Eixample

Bembi, which means "belly button" around Mumbai, is authentic Indian from decor to menu. Its chef Anand Singh Negi, trained in classical Indian cooking, has shared...

  • Casual
  • Indian

Brown 33

Eixample

On three levels in an elegant building on Paseo de Gracia, Brown 33 serves a fusion of Italian and Mediterranean cuisine and is known for it authentic truffled

  • Fine Dining
  • Fusion

Bun Sichi

Eixample

Around for 20 years, Bun Sichi is the venerated grandfather of Japanese restaurants in Barcelona. Eat sushi at the bar or settle down at a round table for yakitori

  • Casual
  • Japanese

Casa Chelis

Eixample

Casa Chelis, a tapas and traditional dish place, and its sidekick La Martinera, a cocktail bar, have separate entrances but share a sleek design. La Martinera is...

  • Casual
  • Spanish

El Berro

El Berro, part tapas bar and part café, is a favorite spot for lunch or to grab a coffee and croissant after closing down the clubs. It has a bright and homey decor

  • Casual
  • Mediterranean

El Calafate

Eixample

El Calafate, named for a town on the edge of the Patagonian ice field, is best known for its grilled meats, both national and imported, but it also has other typical...

  • Casual
  • Argentine

El Oso Goloso

Eixample

Close to Sagrada Familia, the gay El Oso Goloso (the greedy bear) is run by Alfonso and Cristian, who specialize in locally sourced, homemade Italian meals served in...

  • Casual
  • Italian

Enoteca

Vila Olímpica

Under the direction of Chef Paco Pérez, the Enoteca in the Hotel Arts has won two Michelin stars for its creative cuisine. It offers a tasting menu for €170, a "wine...

  • Fine Dining
  • Mediterranean

Favorit

Eixample

Opened in 2008, Favorit is an elegant yet intimate restaurant with a terrace and both a la carte and set menus. Some of its more creative dishes include potato and...

  • Fine Dining
  • Mediterranean

Hana Bishi

Eixample

Hana Bishi has a Zen-inspired interior with an extensive menu including sushi, gyozas, okonomiyake (Japanese pizza), sashimi and rice bowls with eel and raw tuna.

  • Casual
  • Japanese

Hard Rock Cafe

Plaça de Catalunya

Hard Rock Cafe brings its rock ' roll memorabilia and American classics like hamburgers , wings and barbecue to Plaça de Catalunya just off Las Ramblas. After lunch...

  • Café or Bistro
  • American

Hitit

San Marti

From the other end of the Mediterranean, Hitit is an authentic Turkish restaurant with kebab, felafel, hummus, kofte and baklava for dessert.

  • Casual
  • Other

L'Office

Eixample

L'Office brings French bistro dining to Barcelona under the direction of Chef Jérôme Perraudin, a French Basque who started serving up French classics like...

  • Café or Bistro
  • French

La Cantina Mexicana

Eixample

The most authentic Mexican food you'll find in Barcelona, La Cantina Mexicana has favorites like guacamole, nachos, ceviche in a spicy lime sauce, a big selection of...

  • Casual
  • Mexican

La Tata

Eixample

La Tata is a simple bar-restaurant with tapas and snacks downstairs and fine seasonal cuisine of generous proportions served upstairs. The dishes are homemade from...

  • Market
  • Local Cuisine

Lasarte

Eixample

Basque chef Martín Berasategui, who has garnered a galaxy of Michelin stars at his various restaurants, earned two of them for Lasarte, which opened in 2006. In...

  • Fine Dining
  • International

Lisboa

Eixample

Lisbona features cod, rice with shrimp and pork alentejana and a good selection of Portuguese beer and wine served in a family atmosphere. An acclimatized terrace is

  • Casual
  • Other