The Best Tapas In Gràcia, Barcelona

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Gràcia is one of the most loved districts in Barcelona. With its small-town atmosphere and diversity, you’ll love wandering the streets and getting to know the beautiful squares. When it comes to tapas, Gràcia is the perfect place to have an authentic experience away from the tourist masses. Read our guide and try some of the best tapas in Gràcia.

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1. BarraVas


If you like tapas, BarraVas in Gràcia is a must: delicious dishes made with quality ingredients accompanied by wonderful service. The diverse menu will give you taste of the Catalan cuisine. BarraVas also offers craft beer to drink while you enjoy your meal.

BarraVas, Carrer de Mozart 16, Barcelona, Spain +34 658 853 985

2. La Pepita

Restaurant, French, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Street Food, Fast Food

The walls of restaurant La Pepita are covered in marker graffiti, giving the place a really cool vibe. It is a small, family-run tapas bar with very friendly service. You must try all the specialties, or as they call them, ‘pepitas.’ And before you go, ask for a marker and write your own message on the walls.

3. Santa Gula

Restaurant, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian, Vegan, Spanish

© Martin Garrido/Flickr
Barcelona’s Santa Gula restaurant is right in the heart of the Gràcia district. If you’re looking to combine seasonal meals with market cuisine, this is your place. The menu is swapped every fifteen days by the chef in order to grant diversity to the numerous and regular costumers. If you’re looking some great quality cooking in a fun environment and great then this little spot in Gràcia is a perfect choice.

4. Sol Soler

Sol Soler

For those who enjoy taking in the Mediterranean sun, Sol Soler’s terrace, located in the popular square Plaça del Sol, is the ideal place to enjoy some tapas. The menu consists of a wide variety of tasty tapas, salads, and tortillas, and every weekend there are new original tapas offered off-menu.

Sol Soler, Plaça del Sol 21, Barcelona, Spain +34 931 729 975

Anchovies |© Jennifer Woodard Maderazo / Flickr

5. L’Anxoveta

Bar, Restaurant, Tapas

| © Tim Lucas/Flickr
This tapas bar can be found in Carrer Sant Domènec in Gràcia. L’Anxoveta is small yet very inviting. The anchovies (anxoves), which give the restaurant its name, are their specialty. However, L’Anxoveta also offers many other traditional tapas and small Catalan dishes, always accompanied by good wine.

6. Polleria Fontana

Polleria Fontana

Polleria Fontana, even though it’s called ‘polleria‘ (poulterer’s shop), doesn’t serve chicken but offers both traditional Catalan meals and tapas, made by its owner and cook, Nil Ros. The tapas are simple yet very well made with quality local produce.

Polleria Fontana, Carrer de Sant Lluís 9, Barcelona, Spain +34 932 173 904

La Xula | Courtesy of La Xula Taperia

7. La Xula Taperia

Bar, Tapas

© Beer Actor / Flickr
La Xula Taperia is a typical Spanish tapas bar, with an informal atmosphere, small tapas, and cañas. Aside from the classic tapas, the menu also offers a variety of creative and original dishes at a very good price. It is the perfect place to have an authentic tapas experience.

8. Gata Mala

Bar, Tapas

Gata Mala is the perfect bar to share tapas and beers with friends. The fun and energetic atmosphere will make you want to stay all night, savoring the delicious treats. And the best part is all the food and drinks come at affordable prices.

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