What to eat in Barcelona?

Barcelona, a city that seduces with its vibrant culture, its incomparable architecture and a gastronomy that will captivate you. Let yourself be taken on a sensory journey through these 5 must-try foods in Barcelona.

Tips to make the most of your dining experience in Barcelona:

  • Visit the local markets: Mercat de la Boqueria, Mercat de Sant Antoni, Mercat del Ninot…
  • Try different types of tapas: Patatas bravas, croquettes, Spanish omelette, calamares a la romana…
  • Enjoy a good Catalan wine: Priorat, Montsant, Penedès…
  • Join a gastronomic tour: A fun way to get to know the culinary culture of the city.
  • Book a table at a Michelin star restaurant: If you are looking for a unique gastronomic experience.

Pa amb tomàquet

The basis of Catalan cuisine. Crusty bread rubbed with fresh tomato and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil. A simple but delicious snack that can be enjoyed on its own or as an accompaniment to a variety of dishes.

What to eat pa amb tomàquet with?

  • Sausages: Serrano ham, chorizo, salami, sausage, fuet…
  • Cheeses: Manchego, brie, goat, ricotta…
  • Vegetables: Escalivada, roasted peppers, olives…
  • Meat: Grilled, broiled, stewed…
  • Fish: Grilled, baked, en papillote…


A unique culinary tradition. Grilled tender onions, served with a romesco sauce of hazelnuts, almonds and tomatoes. A smoky and irresistible flavor that is especially enjoyed during the calçot season, from February to April.


A feast for sea lovers. Thin noodles cooked in a broth with seafood, meat or vegetables. An explosion of flavor and aromas that will transport you to the Mediterranean coasts.

Catalan Cream

A classic dessert with a special touch. Smooth vanilla cream with a caramelized sugar coating that melts in your mouth. A perfect end to your gastronomic experience in Barcelona.

Vermouth on a sailboat

A unique experience that combines the taste of Catalan vermouth with the beauty of the Barcelona coast. Sail the Mediterranean while enjoying a glass of vermouth, delicious tapas and the fresh sea breeze. An indelible memory that will stay with you forever.

Already know what to eat in Barcelona but lacking a complete experience?

What does the experience include?

  • Sailing: Enjoy a 1.5 hour sailing trip along the coast of Barcelona. Admire the panoramic views of the city from the sea, including the Columbus Monument, Barceloneta and Maremagnum.
  • Glass of vermouth: Savor a glass of vermouth, a traditional drink made with wine flavored with herbs and spices.
  • Delicious tapas: Enjoy a selection of typical Catalan tapas, such as cold meats, cheeses, olives, bread with tomato and other specialties.
  • Music: Enjoy ambient music on board the sailboat.
  • Snorkeling equipment: If you feel like it, you can take a dip in the sea and enjoy snorkeling.

You can book the experience here

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