Most bars in Barcelona do not offer a free tapas in the style of Andalusia or Madrid. However, there are a select few that treat customers to a delicious tapa with their drink. In this list we’ll explore the best that I have found.
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El Ninot Cuina (the doll market in Catalan) is situated inside the Mercat del Ninot in the Esquerra de l’Eixample neighborhood. The market dates back to 1892 and was recently renovated. Unlike La Boqueria and the Mercat de Santa Caterina the location is somewhat outside the typical tourist trail. The restaurant is owned by Tomás Tarruella, who co-founded of Grupo Tragaluz and founded […]
La Plata has a simple menu of only four classic dishes, which have not changed since it was founded in 1945. These are a simple salad of tomato, onion and Arbequina olives, botifarra (Catalan sausage), fresh anchovies and finally deep-fried sardines (pescaditos).
La Pepita opened in 2010 in the lower part of the Gràcia neighborhood, led by Sergio Andreu and Sofía Boixet. The pair had recently returned from Paris, where Sergio had worked for a gourmet Spanish restaurant called Fogón.