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Barcelona Food Guide: Where and what to eat in Barcelona?

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Explore where to find perfect Churros, luxury dining, Mediterranean seafood, and traditional Catalonian Cuisine.

From architecture that leaves you breathless to sunny beaches, Barcelona is known to be a European tourist mecca. Due to having a Mediterranean lifestyle, you can eat extremely well, for a decent price.

This Barcelona food guide aims to steer tourists and visitors towards restaurants and bars that will everybody enjoy and have an amazing Barcelona dining experience, so let us dive into Where and what to eat in Barcelona?

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Where and what to eat in Barcelona, Spain?

Fresh and fluffy cinnamon buns and toffee almond tarts are staples of this small bakery. Flour, water, sourdough, and salt are the only ingredients being mostly used when creating their products, alongside with the main principles being quality and ingredients that are being used.

Pastry in Cloudstreet Bakery Barcelona
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Looking to eat some Eggs Benedict? The Egg Lab is a perfect breakfast spot in Barcelona for you! They have some of the best Eggs benedict in whole Barcelona, alongside that their egg sandwich is to die for and pancakes are mind-blowing.

They recently opened another location in Sarriá-Sant Gervasi, so you can visit them at two locations!

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Catalonians love rotisserie chicken, and in A Pluma you will find one of the best Rotisserie chickens in Catalonia. Be sure to order the half-chicken platter with is their most popular order, served with a side of potatoes, roasted in a a tray of the charcoal-powered Josper rotisserie grill.

The dish is finger-licking good, but there are other things on the menu such as salad of marinated heirloom tomatoes with ribbons of leek, a paper cone of extra-crispy fried chicken tenders with fries, and a palate-cleansing piña balsámica for dessert.

A Pluma restaurant in Barcelona
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You will find multiple Flax and Kale locations scattered around Barcelona, but the one in Passage is by far the best one. Offering amazing dishes such as their most famous wood-fired vegan pizzas to bao stuffed with jackfruit “pulled pork” and house-made spicy chai kombucha, Flax and Kale has something for anybody.

Pizza at Kale and Flax in Barcelona
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Rarely a restaurant of this magnitude can maintain its identity, but Bodega La Puntual has been doing it for the longest time, offering great food and even better service, you can have dishes such as sauteed wild mushrooms, flour-dusted fried squid, grilled sausages, and traditional tortilla.

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A cheap and tasty place where you can have a quick lunch of tapas and vermouth. Keep in mind that both locations of Jai-Ca are usually full, but you can maybe catch a seat if you wait a couple of minutes or are lucky.

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After a long day of walking, or if you just want to have a coffee after lunch, the Nomad Coffee lab is a perfect location. They offer freshly roasted coffee from multiple countries that are a must-try. You can easily buy them and bring them home if you would like.

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Fismuler is founded by three friends sharing the came culinary vision. The food has Spanish roots, but also a taste from north and west, with Provençal pate and burrata with black truffle.

Dishes to try are ortiguillas (sea anemone) omelet and delicate semi-cured dorada (gilt head bream) with grapes and almonds.

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BierCab is a premium place if you are looking to try some local and international beers. They offer beers from over 30 taps and there is no chance a better place for craft beer in Barcelona.

Also, while there you can grab tapas, sandwiches, burgers, and main courses, some dishes to try extra-spicy patatas biercab potatoes, or the grilled wagyu steak with a house-made, hop-spiked chimichurri.

Interior of Biercab in Barcelona
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Dating all the way back to 1958, this kiosk is a Barcelona Churros Icon.

Open 24 hours on Fridays and Saturdays, this is a perfect place to grab some churros after a night out.

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When an ice cream has a Michellin star on it, you know it is amazing. Ice- creams are not only delicious but can be found in all sizes and shapes such as Jordi’s famous oversized nose, or if you are a huge fan of the iPhone there is an iPhone made of yogurt, licorice, and lime.

Rocambolesc Barcelona
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