This blog post was originally posted on January 8, 2016, and was updated on September 25, 2017.
Let’s face it—we all love food! Especially when visiting a city as food orientated as Barcelona.
If you’re anything like us though—after a few days of eating and drinking some of the deliciously indulgent food on offer in Barcelona, you may need something a little lighter! As always, we’re here to help. We’ve been there—the jeans start to get a little tight, and it’s time for something a little healthier. Check out these deliciously healthy restaurants in Barcelona for the ultimate quick and tasty detox!
Tucked away in one of the narrow streets of Barcelona’s charming Born district, Picnic is a cozy cafe with high tables and stools and a long list of deliciously healthy eats! It’s one of our very favorite healthy restaurants in Barcelona! From gorgeous salads to smoothies and more. And because you deserve it, make sure to finish off with a slice of one of their many homemade cakes. If you’re looking for a girly brunch, make sure to try their homemade lemonades with cava and pancakes! Incredible!
Address: Carrer del Comerç, 1
2. Taca de Cafè
Taca de Cafè is a tiny Italian, family-run cafe in Gracia, and a perfect spot for that light comfort food you know you’re craving. Didn’t know light comfort food existed? The set lunch menu includes things like perfectly roasted chicken, Roman porchetta, sandwiches and salads, and the homemade pastas are the perfect serving.
Address: Carrer de la Riera de Sant Miquel, 77
3. Teresa Carles
“Eat better, be happier, live longer.” How could you not want to try a place with that mantra? Teresa Carles is one of the authorities when it comes to healthy restaurants in Barcelona, so check it out for their set lunch menus or delicious dinner options, also including a variety of gluten-free dishes.
Address: Carrer dels Jovellanos, 2
4. Veggie Garden
Looking for one of the best healthy restaurants in Barcelona, look no further. The colorful and unassuming Veggie Garden is the perfect place for a casual meal with friends, a delicious vegan burger, or even just a coffee or smoothie on their outdoor terrace.
Address: Carrer dels Angels, 3
5. The Juice House
There’s a lot to love on Parlament Street, one of Barcelona’s hippest spots for food-lovers, and The Juice House is no exception. This place is gorgeous, and their clean eating dishes and juices are packed with flavor, with exotic influences inspired by the Venezuelan owners.
Address: Carrer del Parlament, 12
Double up your healthy search not only by eating light, organic, fair-trade products but also at a place that gives back to the community. Mescaldís, a beautiful little patio restaurant in the Born, is all about making social change, and by enjoying a wonderful hummus or veggie burger, you are too!
Address: Carrer dels Carders, 35
7. La Esquina
New in town, La Esquina is a British inspired corner restaurant just a stone’s throw from Plaça Catalunya. The menu consists of seasonal, market-fresh, and, as they call them, “contemporary grandma” dishes. Homemade comfort food with a modern touch. Yum!
Address: Carrer de Bergara, 2
Gut, a small, bright restaurant on the edge of Gracia and Eixample, includes freshly squeezed juices as part of their set lunch menu. What’s not to love? Plenty of simple, organic dishes that have us always coming back for more! If you’re looking for one of the tastiest and above all, healthy restaurants in Barcelona, make sure to visit this spot!
Address: Carrer del Perill, 13
Address: Carrer del Viladomat, 23
10. Les Tres a la Cuina
Eat in or take away, Les Tres a la Cuina is the perfect spot to grab that homemade, mom’s style cooking, but where mom is ultra-creative with ingredients and new flavors floating in and out of her kitchen every day.
Address: Carrer de Sant Lluís, 35