Old Town as well as in GrÓcia,
you will find nice tiny restaurants, generally inexpensive. Though of
many kinds, most are specialised in typical torrades (toasted bread)
with sausages, pates or cheese, salads, etc. .
of restaurants are to be found in the Eixample,
usually slightly more up market. You'll find there many "design" places,
although Chinese, Italian and pizzas restaurants abound.
want to have fish, seafood or paella, the best thing to do is go to
the Barceloneta, where you'll find
a more familiar and traditional atmosphere; more recent and "chic",
at the Port Vell and Port
a light or varied dinner, the best thing to do is have some tapas, at
one of the taverns of the Old Town; for instance, at C.
de la MercŔ and around the main
Post office, the typical taverns or "tascas", with specialities
such as panter's milk, cider, Cabrales cheese, etc. L'Eixample has also
an excellent offer of tapas and pinchos.
forget fast-foods if you need to save time. Beside the typical American
fast-food, you can also find the Catalan version (crackling sandwiches
of all kind, with the famous "pa amb tomÓquet", bread with tomato)..
in for an economical meal, remember that almost every restaurant offers
a menu at lunchtime, with prices varying between 6 and 15 €.
we strongly suggest you not to leave Catalunya without trying the excellent
"Cuina Catalana", that you can find in plenty of places, at a wide range
you decide, we enclose bellow a short, but meticulously selected list
of restaurants, classified by area and cuisine, representative of the
whole offer of Barcelona. We are sure this list will fulfil your needs,
but please don't hesitate to send us any suggestion you might have!