Restaurants in Spain
The tortilla, the seafood noodles, and the dreamy crushed-potato salad drenched in olive oil are better than ever. Since the owner’s son took over and moved the bar here, the place has snapped into focus.
Named for Tara, the female side of Buddha and the embodiment of truth in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, Drolma—and chef Fermín Puig—turn out a classical Mediterranean and Catalan cuisine that strives for that ideal every time out.
Black walls and artful lighting provide a stylish setting for gourmet sandwiches conceived by rock-star chef Sergi Arola.
Known for its waterfront view, this Barceloneta port restaurant brings in ingredients fresh from the fish market, located a mere 100 meters away.
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 Gallega) are grilled to uncanny perfection over freshly made oak coal.
Lhardy is a grand 19th-century museum piece famous for its burnished interiors and cocido (boiled dinner).