One of the most fantastic characteristics of Barcelona is that it is a city for all tastes, pockets and needs. If you are looking for a good place to eat, exquisite food, nice atmosphere and with a street style, here are 5 cool restaurants that will make you enjoy the visit.
PEZ VELA: rice by the beach
If you are looking for a relaxed atmosphere, with the sea front and exquisite food, Pez Vela is perfect for you. It is a new concept where you will find a simple kitchen, with products of quality and very fresh. Located in the extension of the Barceloneta, it also has a terrace with spectacular views facing the sea, as if you were in a bay. Its menu focuses on rice and fresh entrees from the market and the sea, where you will also find exquisite salads, fish and seafood, or beef chops on the natural charcoal grill.
Are you looking for a place with no stridencies, to take a bite but special? That's what you will found at Mosquito, authentic tapas bar with an exotic oriental touch where you will find exceptional flavors. Their specialty are dumplings, very trendy in the city, and you can find them combined with delicious noodle soups, crispy vegetables, smoked cold duck, among many other combinations.
You will also have at your disposal an excellent variety of craft beers, as well as the most original teas you can imagine ... and all at
If you prefer to enjoy a quiet place where have a coffee or enjoy a good cocktail, Picnic is for you. It is a comfortable corner of the Born where you will find an original homemade food with influences from all over the world. However, the star of the place is the brunch time, where they serve a typical menu of: pancakes, salads, eggs, cereals with yogurt, sandwiches or hamburgers that can be consumed accompanied by natural juices or cocktails. The restaurant, tastefully decorated and also open on Saturdays and Sundays for brunch, features a cozy private cellar in addition to terrace.
Carles Abellan, the prestigious chef trained in El Bulli with Ferran Adrià, is responsible for Tapas 24, a place he describes as "a tribute to tradition".
A cool and friendly place with high tables, stools and painted glass that creates a family atmosphere that's Tapas 24. There you can enjoy classic tapas and magnificent dishes made with the best market products from 8 a.m until 12 p.m.
At La Pepita you can go at any time: from lunch to night, and taste their homemade vermouth or enjoy a gin tonic. Their snacks are exquisite, as well as each of their dishes, but the star of the menu is the incredible variations of the tenderloin pork.