Best tapas bars Barcelona
Try delicious tapas in one of the best tapas bars Barcelona!
Visiting Barcelona obliges you to try at least one time their delicious tapas. Spain and thus also Barcelona are famous for this kind of eating style. In fact, eating tapas or ‘tapear’ – Spanish verb for eating tapas – stands for sharing some small aperitif snacks, often accompanied by a typical Spanish alcoholic drink such as cava, sangria, tinto de verano or just a cervesa. In the authentic Spanish bars, you sometimes get a tapa for free with your alcoholic drink. Because of its popularity and often use, they created a broad list of different tapas over the past years. The most famous tapas are patatas bravas, tortilla de patatas, pincho’s and many more! Doesn’t that sound delicious? Take a look at this blog and explore the tasty tapas world of Barcelona! Here, we provide you a list of the !
Viana Barcelona is located a few steps away from the famous Plaza Reial and offers great international tapas and dishes with a touch of authentic Spanish traditions, made with care and without any haste. With its high recommendation score on TripAdvisor, Viana is the 4th best restaurant in Barcelona. Although they serve food and drinks with a high-quality, they aren’t expensive. This marvelous restaurant is located in a small venue with a cozy interior, making it perfect for a romantic evening with your loved one. The service is very kind which adds extra charm to this perfect restaurant. For drinking, we advise you to try the super tasty blueberry mojito. If you want to be sure about getting a seat, make a reservation in time because it is always very crowded since it is really popular.
Address: Carrer del Vidre, 7
Phone: +34 934 63 82 95
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday: 18:00 – 23:30, Friday to Sunday: 13:00 – 15:30, 18:00 – 23:30
Ziryab Fusion Tapas Bar
Although, tapas are orginally Spanish, this tapas bar is based on the Arabian fusion of tapas. Ziryab is a small cosy wine bar with great tapas, located near the Picasso museum in the Born neighborhood. It has a medieval cozy interior with brick walls, beamed ceilings and a mezzanine balcony which is typical Catalan. On their menu, you can find local tapas that are mixed with Middle Eastern flavors, to create whole new kind of delicious tapas. Besides the tapas, they also offer an exclusive wine menu, consisting of fine wines from both the Catalunya region as well as great wines from the Bekaa Valley on the Lebanese-Syrian border or the wine regions of Morocco, who have a very sophisticated taste that goes well with their tapas.
Address: Carrer Dels Ases 16
Phone: +34 932 68 17 74
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 13:00 – 16:30, 18:00 – 00:00
Bodega Biarritz 1881
This delicious tapas restaurant is located in Barri Gotic, nearby the Liceu metro station. Here, you can expect traditional Spanish tapas, wherefrom the most are meat-based, but there are also vegetarian options. A young woman from Biarritz started this little Spanish quant and it grew in no time into one of the best tapas bars in Barcelona. They have especially gained enormous popularity among locals because of its huge portions and affordable rates. It also thanks its success to the quality and the care of the extremely delicious dishes. Besides that, it is also known for nice cocktails, spirits and good wines. Thus, reasons enough to visit this wonderful tapas bar!
Address: Calle Vidre 8
Phone: +34 618 67 79 27
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 17:00 – 23:00
El Xampanyet, hided in a narrow street in the Born district, is one of the most authentic tapas bars in Barcelona. It is originated in 1929. Here you will drink and dine between the locals in a small cozy interior with marble tables and a zinc bar. El Xampanyet is named after the home-made sparkling wine they serve. This credible bodega is known for its high-quality tapas for good prices. It is not possible to make a reservation because of its popularity and small setting. So be on time, if you hate the line.
Address: Carrer de Montcada 22
Telephone: +34 933 19 70 03
Opening hours: Monday: closed, Tuesday to Sunday: 12:00 – 16:00, 19:00 – 23:15
Casa Lolea can be found in the center of Barcelona, in the Born neighborhood. Here, they serve a wide variety of 40 different tapas, including cheese and ham plates, bravas, montaditos, tortilla’s, etc. But the big quantity of dishes makes the quality not less. All the ingredients they use are natural and they even make their own Sangria, which you can also buy to take home. The bottle of their homemade sangria contains a nice kitschy packaging and it comes in different tastes, having something for everyone. This little vermuteria, with its handsome red, white and black color scheme, elegant tiled floors and exposed bulb fixtures is the place to go if you want good sangria to go with their delicious tapas for nice prices.
Address: Sant Pere Mes Alt 49
Telephone: +34 936 24 10 16
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 09:00 – 01:00
Are you still in for a drink after eating at one of these great tapas bars? Go for nice cocktail at one of the best rooftop terraces in Barcelona and watch the beautiful sunset from above.
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