Away from the tourist end of Plaça Espanya, Homo Sibaris is another great local choice. Plaça d’Osca has all the charm of Gràcia with a very local crowd. The environment on the terrace is perfect if you are lucky enough to get a table on the weekends or evenings. Homo Sibaris is really known for its craft beer culture, but expect a great wine selection and excellent tapas too.
A local favorite of Sants in Plaça d’Osca is La Mestressa. Here you’ll find great value for money tapas dishes and word has it that they do a decent vegan burger. People really do come here for the combination of food, value for money and atmosphere. It’s a firm favorite for tapas and burgers amongst a young, hip crowd and has a genuinely local vibe. Service can be a little slow at peak times, so plan to arrive before 10pm to make sure of getting a table or you’ll have to wait.