This is a 3-hour tour to introduce you to the real world of tapas. If you want to find out more about this now world-famous eating custom, read our blog post, “Do you really know what tapas means?”
This is a tour for adventurous visitors who are willing to try new tastes or are already familiar with Spanish cuisine. In our opinion, the world of Spanish food is relatively easy to explore. Most dishes are based on quite classic flavors, and Spanish cuisine is not spicy (remember we are in Europe). However, to thoroughly enjoy the tour you’ll need to let out your adventurous streak.
For the Tapas tour in Barcelona, we love exploring the old city because that is where you can still find some very interesting and traditional “bodegas” and restaurants offering lots of great options for everyone.
Bodega La Palma is on a very narrow street, and still retains the flavor of the traditional, simple but incredibly tasty classic dishes. In our opinion, nobody does better croquettes than they do, and you can try out its different kinds of Spanish omelets; the restaurant is a must for food lovers.
La Vineteria del Call is another of our recommendations, located at the very heart of Barcelona’s old Jewish Call. It offers a variety of cured meats, cheese (only local ones), and other specialties such as leeks with tuna or “escalivada” with anchovies.
Bodega La Pineda, the smallest restaurant on the tour, is known for its Spanish acorn-fed ham.
Bodega La Puntual serves slightly more elaborate dishes; we recommend trying the oysters and grilled octopus.
These are just some options for us to visit. Depending on what you are more interested in, we will combine them or take you to other places that might offer other specialties that are more to your taste.
Combine the Tapas tour in Barcelona with a wonderful Flamenco show.