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The Best Tapas in Barcelona

Here are the best tapas restaurants in Barcelona, recommended by local chefs and food enthusiasts.

Updated on Nov 23, 2023 | World of Mouth team

Barcelona, a vibrant city known for its diverse culture and stunning architecture, is equally renowned for its tapas scene – sharing small dishes that range from anchovies and classic patatas bravas to more sophisticated, chef-crafted creations. Tapas, originally served as bite-sized snacks with drinks, have evolved into a cornerstone of Barcelona's culinary identity, offering a range of flavors at bustling market counters, family-run bars, and even Michelin-starred establishments. In this guide, we bring you the best tapas restaurants and bars in Barcelona.

From the fresh seafood delights at Lluritu to the rustic charm of La Cova Fumada and the buzzing vibe of El Xampanyet, each venue offers a different window into Barcelona's tapas places. All picks in this article are based on recommendations from World of Mouth experts, such as Albert Adrià, Bruna Amendola, and Izaskun Escribano. Whether you're a first-time visitor or a local food enthusiast, join us and discover the best tapas in Barcelona.

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Erik Videgård
Erik Videgård

Erik Videgård

Swedish restaurateur, author and food authority with a love for Asian cuisines.

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