Spain

Restaurants in Spain

Local artists have painted the wine casks that line the walls of the vaulted tavern, which is popular for traditional Spanish fare, such as chipirones rellenos (small squid stuffed with shellfish) and croquetas de bacalao.

The restaurant features a blend of seafood and fresh countryside ingredients and is helmed by a local celebrity cookbook author.

The Chef: Spanish molecular gastronomist Ferran Adrià captured the world’s attention in the 1990s; today, landing a seat at his Michelin three-star restaurant El Bulli is the culinary equivalent of winning the lottery.

With its urban-chic décor and classic Catalan dishes such as a salad of tuna belly with Montserrat tomatoes.

Managed by acclaimed chef Martín Berasategui, this Michelin two-starred restaurant is located in the Hotel Condes de Barcelona, which comprises two 19th-century palaces on Passeig de Gràcia.

Bodeguita A. Romero, despite its pink walls, is renowned for its he-man’s oxtail stew, grape-size caper berries, and pringa—cocido (boiled dinner meats) pressed into sinful sandwiches.