Best Tapas Restaurants

Discover the top tapas restaurants in Barcelona, from the cutting edge gastronomy of Tickets Bar to the traditional dishes of La Cova Fumada.

Paz 19 by Sensi Tapas Bar

Paz 19 by Sensi Tapas Bar

Opened in July of 2019, Paz19 by Sensi is a new tapas bar set on the charming Pasage de la Paz, in the heart of the Gothic Quarter.

Restaurante Obrac L’Antiga Porteria

Situated in Barcelona’s Sarrià-Sant Gervasi district, Obrac L’Antiga Porteria restaurant serves avant-garde, market cuisine. The kitchen is led by chef Daniel Roca along with Marco Arriaga and Jordi Gasó. Upon entering Obrac you can see the open kitchen behind the bar. The dining area is bright, minimalistic and comfortable.

El Canalla

El Canalla (the rogue) opened in 2011 and is situated in the heart of Sarriá near the church. The restaurant serves Mediterranean and market cuisine, using locally sourced products. Guests can enjoy both the sunny terrace and the “El Villano” lounge, ideal for meals and private events. The menu features meat, fish and vegetable dishes … Read more

Bar La Plata

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).

7 Barcelona Bars that Offer Free Tapas

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.

Blue Spot

Blue Spot from the group En compañía de Lobos opened in June 2018, set in what is possibly the most spectacular terrace in all of Barcelona.