Recommended Barcelona Seafood Restaurants
THE BARCELONA BEST SEAFOOD RESTAURANTS REVEALED
You can’t leave Barcelona without eating in a seafood restaurant! Located by the Mediterranean sea, Barcelona offers a wide selection of amazing seafood and fish restaurants.
These are our favorite seafood restaurants in Barcelona:
Many locals consider it the best fish restaurant in Barcelona. It’s tricky name refers to the censer that receives pilgrims in Santiago de Compostela.
There many features simple plates: plain grilled, steamed, baked or fried fish or seafood, and some reach rice dishes such as that wonderful “arròs caldós”. It is also a great option if you don’t want to wait until locals are hungry to eat, as the kitchen is open nonstop. After your meal, you’ll want to explore the lively plazas of Gracia.
Passadís d'en Pep
And they are serious! They’ll be offering you the best fish they found that day on the market and they mean you to eat it! I must say that I’m usually so full that I usually skip that and go directly for dessert and coffee!
Rías de Galicia
Ferran Adrià, God of the chefs from over the world, decided to partner with some colleagues to open this Barcelona fish restaurant serving super fresh seafood. Its location comes in very handy for a nice meal after seeing the magic fountain show or walking around Montjuïc.
In a cozy plaza you will find a very authentic local restaurant that is not often found by tourists. After your meal, I recommend a nice walk down the Rambla del Poblenou and if you have still some more room left in your stomach stop at Tio Che for a glass of fresh horchata or a scoop of ice cream. Our favorite off the beaten path Barcelona fish restaurant!
If you are into raw fish and you love unusual experiences, the make sure to book a table in the upper floor of Rias de Galicia. Espai Kru has been designed with a more modern touch, with views over the kitchen and a cocktail offer.
Their menu is divided in two sections: raw seafood and produce prepared with a slight touch of sophistication, and the fire-cooked specialties. Of course, Ferran Adrià’s surprising personality can be sensed everywhere there. That’s why it made it to our list of top seafood restaurants.
AND BONUS! Fun affordable seafood restaurants in Barcelona:
Fishop and other similar restaurants
There you get to choose the fish or the seafood that you want to be served, then they prepare it in front of you. If that sounds like fun, check out La Paradeta and Mariscco. By the way, there are no all you can eat seafood buffets, that I know, in Barcelona.
What’s your favorite Barcelona fish restaurant?
Marta is the founder of ForeverBarcelona. She is a passionate tour guide that loves Barcelona and loves writing too. She is the main author of our Blog, and is committed to sharing her knowledge about Barcelona and her best tips with our readers.
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