The 8 finest low-priced places to eat in Barcelona


Barcelona has hundreds of eating places ranging from significant-end and Michelin-starred to uncomplicated tapas bars and informal cafés. There is no require to commit a fortune to get pleasure from an fantastic food in the metropolis – these are some of our favorite dining establishments where by you can try to eat perfectly without having breaking the financial institution.

Main courses at Mabel the Granja include tuna or beef steak

Main courses at Mabel the Granja include tuna or beef steak

Principal classes at Mabel the Granja include things like tuna or beef steak

Ófis

This straightforward, informal cafe is in particular excellent price at lunch time when it delivers a 3-training course food and a drink for close to €12. Anything at Ófis is freshly cooked on site (which includes desserts) and options contain Italian/Argentinian-influenced fare with vegetarian dishes, warm and cold soups, meat dishes and salads. In the night you can get à la carte from a far more comprehensive, however pretty fairly priced menu. Typical dishes incorporate lemon risotto and calamari cooked in Jägermeister, as well as pasta and salads. The cafe is open Monday–Tuesday 0900–1600, Wednesday–Thursday 0900–2330, Friday 0900–0000, and Saturday 2000–0000.

Metro: Paral-lel

Mabel the Granja

Throughout the road from Parc de l’Estacio del Nord and close to Parc de la Cuitdadella, this straightforward cafe with terrace is a popular location for a great, funds lunch in Poblenou. The 3-course lunchtime menu fees all over €12 and changes each day. It provides around four alternatives for each individual of the initially two classes – or you can fork out a pair of euros more to up grade to dish of the week or include a glass of wine. Regular starters could contain Catalan style rice or salad dishes or soups, even though major courses may possibly be a tuna or beef steak. Mabel the Granja is open from early in the morning until eventually 1900, other than for Sundays.

Metro: Marina

Watch pizza being cooked in the wood-fired oven of the open kitchen at Lúzia

Watch pizza being cooked in the wood-fired oven of the open kitchen at Lúzia

Observe pizza currently being cooked in the wood-fired oven of the open kitchen area at Lúzia

Les Truites

Open up due to the fact 1978, this abnormal restaurant specialises in omelettes ­– ‘truita’ means ‘omelette’ in Catalan. Les Truites would make 180 distinctive types of omelettes in overall and all those on present change each working day. You can order a taster plate of 9 slices of unique styles for about €12 – types may involve ham and croissant, foie gras or tomato and ham. There’s even a sweet omelette of the day available for considerably less than €4. The cafe also has a shorter menu of other solutions which include gazpacho, Iberian ham, salads, and burgers, steaks and meat carpaccios. It’s open up Tuesday–Saturday 1230–2300.

Metro: El Puxtet

Rasoterra

This ‘slow food’ vegan and vegetarian restaurant features a good worth lunch menu – two programs for all-around €11 and a few for €13. Menus at Rasoterra alter every week or so but usual starters may consist of pumpkin and sage soup or potato salad, while key classes may possibly be together the lines of black bean stew with rice, baked tempeh with hazelnut and almond satay sauce or natural egg frittata. Many elements are nearby and/or organic and some arrive from the restaurant’s have backyard garden. Meal is offered à la carte and is also very moderately priced. The restaurant is open up Tuesday–Sunday 1300–2300.

Metro: Jaume I

Les Quinze Nits

Serving imaginative Mediterranean food items in an stylish eating space and on a substantial terrace on Plaça Reial, Les Quinze Nits serves a broad array of fish, meat, paella and pasta dishes. Its a few-course lunch menu fees around €12 and involves wine, bread and olives, and you just can’t ebook so be prepared to hold out. The à la carte menu is also incredibly very affordable, and the terrace is excellent location for individuals-looking at. The cafe is open up daily 0900–2330.

Metro: Liceu

Mosquito

In the fashionable Born district, Mosquito serves Asian cuisine and is famed for its excellent dumplings which occur in boiled, steamed and pan-fried versions, and there is also an great vary of craft beers. Tables are packed in tightly alongside one another but even so, you are probably to have to queue to get in – bookings are not acknowledged. The cafe is open up Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday 1300–0000, and Friday–Saturday 1200–0030.

Metro: Jaume I

Mosquito serves Asian cuisine and is famed for its excellent dumplings

Mosquito serves Asian cuisine and is famed for its excellent dumplings

Mosquito serves Asian cuisine and is famed for its outstanding dumplings

Lúzia

Near to Las Ramblas, Lúzia is open all day from 0830 and into the evening, and tends to make a wonderful brief prevent if you’re with a group with mixed preferences. The huge, eclectic menu serves everything from pasta, sandwiches and burgers to tapas. You can watch pizza being cooked in the wood-fired oven of the open kitchen, and there’s a set lunch menu obtainable for all-around €14. Shut Sundays.

Metro: Urquinaona or Paral-lel

Chen Ji

Following to the Arc de Triomf in the city’s Chinatown, Chen Ji is broadly regarded one of the most authentic Chinese places to eat in the town. The restaurant is rather basic and noisy with plenty of Chinese clientele, an considerable menu and significant parts. Fried dumplings are a speciality, though other possibilities contain handmade noodles with numerous meats and vegetables, or Szechuan duck. The restaurant is open up daily 1130­–0000.

Metro: Arc de Triomf





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