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Restaurants in Barcelona

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Barcelona restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Barcelona restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Barcelona to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Barcelona restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Barcelona.

  • Alkimia

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Chef and alchemist Jordi Vilà runs the kitchen at this Michelin one-starred restaurant in the Sagrada Familia district of Barcelona. At Alkimia, wh... More
  • Alta Taberna Paco Meralgo

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Most Barcelona bars shut down on Sunday nights—which is why Alta Taberna Paco Meralgo is so indispensable. Plus, Paco serves Barcelona’s greatest t... More
  • Arola

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Catalan chef Sergi Arola—from Michelin two-starred Sergi Arola Gastro in Madrid—opened this tapas restaurant at the Hotel Arts in Olympic Village, ... More
  • Avalon Restaurant & Café

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Chef Ramón Freixa serves Catalan dishes with a fresh twist like black sesame-crusted langoustines served with corn. More
  • Bar Central

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Deeper into the market, Ana Gambeta, of the tourist-friendly Bar Central, hawks her baked dorada (bream), her butifarra sausage with white beans, a... More
  • Bar Mut

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    This L'Eixample tavern is known for its Gallic seafood tapas. Situated on the crossroads of Paseo de Gracia and Diagonal, the restaurant packs in c... More
  • Bar Velódromo

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Don’t bother braving the white-hot dinner scene at this 1933 landmark reopened in 2009 with local superstar Carles Abellán. Instead, come in the mo... More
  • Bohèmic

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Chef Francesc Gimeno Manduley’s low-cost, high-concept miniatures are a marvel of ingenuity. Imagine, for instance, a composition of pink slices of... More
  • Bomba Bar Cova Fumada

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    The past lives on at this historic haunt where actual fishermen order up salt-cod croquettes at a tatty old marble counter. Twenty dollars buys gri... More
  • Bravo 24

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    At Carles Abellán's new-wave asador inside the Ricardo Bofill–designed W, steaks from 10 kinds of pedigreed cows (we loved the domestic Rubia Galle... More
  • Cacao Sampaka, Barcelona

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Hot cocoa goes haute at this sleek shop and café part-owned by Ferran Adrià’s pastry-chef brother, Albert. Dark and dense, the liquid easily qualif... More
  • Caelis

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Located in El Palace Hotel, this Michelin one-starred restaurant serves French and Catalan fare from acclaimed chef Romain Fornell. A high ceiling ... More
  • Cal Pep

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Pied piper Pep Manubens has been pulling off culinary magic in this slender slot of a restaurant for the last quarter century. The formula is simpl... More
  • Camper FoodBALL

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Created by the Camper shoe company which also opened the Casa Camper hotel next door on Elisabets Street in north El Raval, FoodBALL is a unique tw... More
  • Can Majó

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    With tables at the edge of the beach and views out into the Mediterranean, this popular, family-run seafood and rice specialist dating from the lat... More

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