Hop across these 10 favourite Tapas Bars in Barcelona

El Xampanyet Tapas

El Xampanyet Tapas

El Xampanyet is one of Barcelona’s best-known cava bars offering the house cava, tapas, and Cantabrian anchovies, among other dishes. This small family run bar is a great place for a quick bite before hitting the bars or clubs.

  • Carrer de Montcada, 22, 08003, Barcelona
  • +34 933 19 70 03
Lolita Taperia

Lolita Taperia

An incredibly popular tapas place, Lolita Taperia stands where the also incredibly popular Inopia once stood. With a complex menu, playful atmosphere, and simple yet modern decor, no wonder the regulars are a mixture of foodies and hip locals. Late night turns into a party with cocktails and a DJ!

  • Carrer Tamarit, 104, local2-4, 08015, Barcelona
  • +34 934 24 52 31
Elsa y Fred Tapas Bar

Elsa y Fred Tapas Bar

Family run Elsa y Fred is a class tapas bar with creativity, and is one of the busiest places in the Born neighborhood, with mostly locals frequenting the restaurant. With a variety of tapas and other dishes, and a homey atmosphere, it’s a great place for a meal any time of the day.

  • Carrer Del Rec Comtal 11, 08003, Barcelona
  • +34 935 01 66 11
Quimet i Quimet Tapas

Quimet i Quimet Tapas

Quimet i Quimet is a great little, standing room only, family run place. Serving a variety of simple dishes including tapas and a meat and cheese plate, along with their own label of bottled beers and cava, it’s a great place to get a small bite to eat before dinner.

  • Carrer del Poeta Cabanyes, 25, 08004, Barcelona
  • +34 934 42 31 42
Paco Meralgo

Paco Meralgo

Paco Meralgo, an intimate tapas bar, one of the best places to eat in Spain! Choose from a wide variety of cuisine, from the Spanish delicacy espardenyes (sea slugs) to delightful variations on tapas and montaditos. Of course you can’t forget the wine, order by the glass or bottle. Salud!

  • Carrer de Muntaner, 171, 08036, Barcelona
  • +34 934 30 90 27
Cal Pep Tapas

Cal Pep Tapas

A tiny seafood tapas restaurant in Barcelona, Cal Pep Tapas offers dishes with the freshest ingredients that vary from day to day based what products are available. With an inventive Mediterranean cuisine you’re sure to get a delicious, and fresh meal.

  • Plaça de les Olles, 8, 08003, Barcelona
  • +34 933 10 79 61
La Cova Fumada Tapas Bodega

La Cova Fumada Tapas Bodega

Said to be the birthplace of the spicy potato bomba, La Cova Fumada is a family run tapas bodega. Located in the fishing town of Barceloneta, a variety of dishes and locally sourced fresh seafood comes out of their small open kitchen. A great little hole-in-the-wall type of place!

  • Calle Baluard, 56, 8003, Barcelona
  • +34 932 21 40 61
Tapas24

Tapas24

Run by Chef Charles Abellan, the master of Comerc 24, Tapas24 is known for their gourmet take on old favorites such as the McFoie Burger or the Bikini (cured ham and cheese sandwich with a truffle). You can’t book a reservation, but it’s definitely worth the wait!

  • Diputacio 269, 08007, Barcelona
  • +34 934 88 09 77
Braseria Canota

Braseria Canota

El Canota, the younger brother of the renowned Rias de Galicia, offers Galician-inspired seafood tapas. With many delicious traditional dishes to choose from, and the opportunity to purchase a tee shirt covered with cartoon seafood characters, it’s definitely an experience!

El Vaso de Oro

El Vaso de Oro

El Vaso de Oro, in the heart of Barcelona, is a popular tapas bar in an unusual space, only counter seating is available as the interior is long and narrow. Serving traditional tapas and their own brew of beer, they take great pride in their offerings.

  • Balboa, 6, 08003, Barcelona
  • +34 933 19 30 98
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