9 Michelin Star Restaurants in Barcelona for the Meal of a Lifetime

Moments is one of the top Michelin restaurants in Barcelona, with many dishes inspired by chef Carme Ruscalleda's Catalan heritage.

This blog post was originally posted on June 24, 2019 and was updated on October 21, 2020. Few experiences are more prized in the foodie world than dining at a Michelin-starred restaurant. These are the kinds of places where you’ll never have the same meal twice, thanks to their constant innovation and focus on seasonal […]

Where to Eat in Barcelona: The Essential Guide, by Neighborhood

Exterior of Els Sortidors del Parlament bar in Barcelona

This blog post was originally posted on January 22, 2015, and was updated on October 5, 2020. Wondering where to eat in Barcelona? In a city with options ranging from rustic, traditional Catalan fare to sleek fusion spots, there’s no short answer. Barcelona is a food lover’s city. And even with up to six meals a […]

65 Small Businesses in Barcelona You Can Support Right Now

Staff of Bodega La Palma in Barcelona

It’s hard to believe that in 2019, Barcelona was suffering a completely different tourism-related crisis: we had too many visitors. Overtourism was a hot topic in Barcelona in recent years, and visiting the city in a responsible way had never been more important. But now, like many cities in Europe, Barcelona hasn’t been immune to […]

How Much to Budget for Food Per Day in Barcelona

Patatas bravas

Barcelona is a magical city full of amazing places to eat, but it has a reputation for being a little pricey.  So, what is the cost of food per day in Barcelona? We’ll give you some insight into that question along with some recommendations for great value food in Barcelona.  Breakfast In Barcelona breakfast is […]

Cozy Up at These 6 Spots for Afternoon Tea in Barcelona

Cup of tea with milk on a table

While not the first beverage that comes to mind when you think of this beachside city, tea rooms in Barcelona are more popular than ever.  Furthermore, with blocks and boulevards lined with thousands of restaurants and bars, it can be a daunting task to choose! Take our advice and check out some of these can’t-miss […]

Navigating the Natural Wine Scene in Barcelona

Can Cisa wine bar in Barcelona

Looking to make your diet more organic? Why not choose one of Barcelona’s natural wines to wind down with after a hard day’s work at the office?  Catalonia is fast-becoming Spain’s number one producer of natural wine, and is now home to some of the most famous natural wineries in Europe thanks to the growing […]

8 Unmissable Lunch Spots in Barcelona

Quimet i Quimet is one of the most delicious places to try. Especially if you're trying to find where to eat in Poble Sec

Lunch in Barcelona, when done right, can be both very affordable and of tremendous quality. Here in Spain, lunch is the main meal of the day, so many restaurants offer a “menú del día”—a fixed-price lunch deal that usually includes a primero (first course), a segundo (second course) and postre (dessert) and is typically cheaper […]

Our Top Picks for the Best Hot Chocolate in Barcelona

Swiss hot chocolate at La Nena in Barcelona

Nothing beats winding down during the winter months with a decadently delicious hot chocolate.  When you think of Barcelona, you think of sun, sea and sangria (though whether or not we actually drink it here is a different story!) Yet during the winter months, the city is home to some of the best hot chocolate […]

Food with Memory: A Jewish Culinary Feast at Toldot Barcelona

Sharing a traditional Jewish meal

Monica and Eva tell stories through their food.  Monica grew up in a Syrian-Jewish family in Mexico. Eva was born in Australia into a Jewish family with Irish and Polish background. Together they are the heart and soul of Toldot Barcelona, an institution that promotes Jewish heritage through food.  Through Toldot, Monica and Eva offer […]

Where to Eat Dinner on New Year’s Eve in Barcelona in 2019

Restaurant Fonda España in Barcelona

This blog post was originally posted on December 15, 2015, and was updated on November 14, 2019. New Year’s Eve in Barcelona isn’t complete without a perfect holiday meal. If you’re wondering where, exactly, you can find one, you’ve come to the right place! There are plenty of great restaurants here in the Catalan capital serving […]

Navigating a Catalan Menu: Catalan Food Vocabulary & Tips

Bocata sandwiches and sparkling cava: a traditional Catalan breakfast

Forget everything you learned in your high school Spanish class. Here in Barcelona, it’s all about Catalan. Sure, many people regularly speak Castilian Spanish here in Barcelona. But pride in the local language runs deep in Catalonia, and making an effort to speak a little bit of Catalan will immediately make the locals smile. It […]

Where to Find the Best Crema Catalana in Barcelona

Caramelizing the sugar with a blowtorch on the best crema catalana in Barcelona.

Everyone’s heard of crème brûlée—but what if we told you the Catalans were making a version of the famous dessert centuries before the French dreamed up theirs? Crema catalana is a staple on dessert menus throughout Spain. But in its home region of Catalonia, the obsession for this tasty treat runs deep. It’s not just […]

The More, The Merrier: Top Restaurants for Groups in Barcelona

restaurants for groups in Barcelona

With its warm, welcoming culture and party-ready vibes, Barcelona is the perfect place for your next gathering! Spanish and Catalan cultures both place a huge emphasis on getting together with the people who matter most. Throw in some seriously spectacular food, and you’ve got all the makings of a fabulous shindig none of your guests […]

Foodie Guide: Where to Find the Best Esqueixada in Barcelona

Esqueixada in Barcelona

If you like ceviche, you’ll love esqueixada. Catalonia’s answer to the popular Latin American fish dish is a must-try for anyone visiting Barcelona. Made with salt cod, peppers, onions, tomatoes, olives and vinegar, there’s nothing more refreshing on a hot summer day. Sound good? Here’s where you’ll find some of the best esqueixada in Barcelona! […]

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