Along with our CocoVail team list of recommended places for eating and drinking in Barcelona, we've compiled an Ultimate Guide to Barcelona with Things To Do and Places To See here. It has a full range of restaurants, bars, clubs, and other activities in Barcelona and surrounding areas.
The list starts with restaurants that are separated by either type of restaurant or the location / neighborhood. As you get further down the list there are options for people who like to go out into the wee hours of the morning, and it ends with popular tourist destinations in Barcelona. Lastly, there are some options for things you can do if you would like to get to know areas outside of the city that are generally accessible by train.
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Here are a collection of restaurants in the area that are great options to check out while you are here.
You can't come to Barcelona and not try a paella at least once.
Grill Room (tapas)
Gran Viana (Basque food)
Disset Graus (wine bar + tapas, dinner only)
Tlaxcal (Mexican food, ideal for lunch)
Bar Celta Pulperia (fish tapas)
Alsur Café (brunch)
Bar del Pla (tapas)
Santa Agustina (tapas)
Honest Greens (healthy, vegetarian / vegan-friendly)
Bo de B (quality sandwiches, great prices)
Bunbo (Vietnamese food)
Rosa Negra del Raval (Mexican food)
Tosca (tapas, has a terrace)
La Boquería Market (iconic market with many food options)
Ciutat Comptal (traditional tapas)
Cerveceria Catalana (traditional tapas)
Jobs Restaurant BCN (popular Mediterranean cuisine)
Parking Pizza (great pizza)
El Nacional (several restaurants combined in a unique venue)
Billy Brunch (brunch)
Foc (South American food)
Surf House (brunch)
La Cala (breakfast)
Here's our list of places to go out for a drink, and bars in Barcelona. Some are more for the late-night disco-goers. You party animals!
Brunch Elektronik Barcelona (day parties on Sunday)
Here are some things we highly recommend seeing while you are here.
Montjuïc (museums, a great view, the Olympic Village, and more)
Hospital Santa Cruz (Carrer Hospital, once a hospital where Gaudi died. There's a nice garden with a terrace inside which is called El Jardí)
Parc de la Ciutadella + Arc de Triomf
Here are some great shopping areas in the city.
Passeig de Gràcia (we are located right next to Psg de Gràcia)
Born Shopping (local shops)
Last, but not least, here are some great options you can check out that are either in the city (and not necessarily must-sees) or outside of the city and require a mode of transportation to get there.
Sitges (lovely beach town, accessible by train)
Montserrat (mountain with monastery, views, hiking, accessible by train)
Canet de Mar (Plaça Catalunya)
Girona (from Sants Estació)
Rupit (picturesque Medieval town)