Smack bang in the middle of the bustling Boqueria market lies this small tapas bar. A favorite among the locals, El Quim de la Boqueria is known for its fabulous Catalonian breakfast offerings. Mouth-watering fare like Tortillas, Sautéed Squid (with garlic, olive oil and eggs), Lamb Strips (in dark beer) and lots more are available at reasonable prices. So grab one of the available seats and enjoy your drink with Chef Joaquin Márquez Durán's delicious offerings.
Bar Cañete offers delicious and elegant tapas, some of the very best in Barcelona. The scallops served with Iberian ham and tenderloin and their steak tartar are absolute must-tries. Have your pick from a selection of fine wines to accompany your meal - including, but not limited to red and sparkling wines directly from Spain - and immerse yourself in the sophisticated setting.
Founded by Tomàs Sirvent Pla and now managed by his son, this Horchatería is considered one of the best in Barcelona. Their Horchata de Chufa (tiger nut milk) is made the traditional Valencian way, a time-consuming process. The result is a unique and deliciously refreshing drink. Horchatería Sirvent also serves ice cream, sherbets and ice-drinks. You can sit down in the simple and modest interior or order a take away.
Be ready for a long wait if you intend to dine at Tickets in Barcelona as this is one of the most popular resto-bars in the city. This trendy restaurant owes its popularity in part to the Michelin star chef Ferran Adrià and to the globally influenced menu that comprises tapas and other Spanish delicacies. Whether it's the savory rabbit ribs or the tasty oysters and slices of tuna belly, Tickets will leave you satiated with the variety of treats offered. Finish your meal with a glass of wine or cava. This acclaimed restaurant is an ultimate dining experience you should not miss out on. Reservations are highly recommended.
Step into the chic Hotel Omm for a cutting edge dining experience. Trendy interiors replete with large windows, clean lines and hand-painted plates beckon you back time and again. The culinary expertise of the Roca brothers keeps the diners coming in for more. Creative cuisine consisting of contemporary Catalan fare makes up the innovative menu at Moo Restaurant. The half portions option makes sure you enjoy your meal perfectly and ensures that you don't over indulge yourself. Choose from dishes like sea bass with lemongrass, monkfish with wild mushrooms, or the baby goat roasted in honey and rosemary. Make sure you try their trademark desserts. If selection becomes a tad too difficult, just order the recommended Joan Roca set menu, consisting of five dishes and wine.
Abac Restaurant is located in the Abac Hotel and shouldn't be missed. While each table is covered with a white cloth and a single flower of the same color, this restaurant is bustling with conversation and outgoing service. Chef Jordi Cruz cooks up bold creative cuisine, with dishes ranging from Artichokes and Foie Gras to Baby Goat Roasted with Kalamata Olives. The avant-garde menu is known to change often, providing its regulars with variety and always maintaining its delicious flavor.