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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Indie Cinema
“Cute simple cinema, comfy seats and all round nice quality of screen and sound”
  • 124 locals recommend
Plaza
“The whole Gràcia neighbourhood is filled with bars, cervecerias, theaters and restaurants where it's possible to hang out alone or with friends. In the surroundings of Plaça Virreina, Plaça Revolució and Plaça del Sol there are a huge offer of places.”
  • 100 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Typical Catalan cuisine. The name comes from Pepa Farré, a Catalan chef who spent a lot of her time cultivating different types of tomatoes. Then he founded this place :) ”
  • 55 locals recommend
Café
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“Its great specialty: chocolate (xocolata) in all its versions (between 2.50 and 4 euros): a cup (real thick chocolate) or Swiss (with cream on top), Russian (with a scoop of vanilla ice cream ), Brazilian (with coffee ice cream) or French (more liquid). If you do not know whether to drink coffee or chocolate, nothing happens, the Nena will serve you something very original: a choco-café (xococafè). GAMES AREA FOR CHILDREN”
  • 66 locals recommend
Theatre
“Gracia’s very own performance arts hotspot. Lively atmosphere. Drinks and a show.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Plaza
“Gràcia’s oldest square, Plaça del Diamant, is home to an iconic air raid shelter built by the locals during the Spanish Civil War. Buried 12 meters underground, it can hold over 200 people and saved many lives. Inside it’s like a hidden maze—just the place for photographers to go mad trying to capture the dramatic spirit of this unusual landmark. You need a guide to visit the shelter, so plan ahead! There’s a tour every Sunday at 11 am that needs to be booked in advance—contact the organization Taller d'Història de Gràcia to sign up. Big groups can also ask for after hours visits.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Special place in Garcia for afterwork, to enjoy a cocktail or glass of wine”
  • 15 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Gourmet tapas (has a happy hour from 7-9 and get a free tapas with your drink) and yummy gintonics”
  • 14 locals recommend
Mexican restaurant
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“mexican place. great authentic food. very nice interior. super friendly stuff. probably my fave place to eat in the neighborhood.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Paella Restaurant
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“Best black rice with calamares in town! Experience the real and traditional catalan food.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“Grilled hamburgers and fries in a lively local with photos and original Vespa motorcycle parts.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
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“It is an emblematic bar in Gràcia, opened in 1922. Marble tables, ancient columns and with character. To take a coffee, drink a beer, gin and tonic or mojito at night.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Traditional grilled food like "Botifarres" and very traditional sauces like "Allioli"”
  • 15 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Small wine bar, booking a table is a must, the owner has a very good selection of wines coming from small wineries with a reasonable price. All platillos they serve are marvelous! Cheese selection is also a must.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Catalan gastromonical space where you can enjoy the richness and variety of our cooking at good prices”
  • 13 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“Don't get fooled for the way it looks: you'll find a lot of ice cream places around the city, but this is one of the best ones!”
  • 7 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Tapas Restaurant
“Typical Catalan cuisine. The name comes from Pepa Farré, a Catalan chef who spent a lot of her time cultivating different types of tomatoes. Then he founded this place :) ”
  • 55 locals recommend
Café
“Its great specialty: chocolate (xocolata) in all its versions (between 2.50 and 4 euros): a cup (real thick chocolate) or Swiss (with cream on top), Russian (with a scoop of vanilla ice cream ), Brazilian (with coffee ice cream) or French (more liquid). If you do not know whether to drink coffee or chocolate, nothing happens, the Nena will serve you something very original: a choco-café (xococafè). GAMES AREA FOR CHILDREN”
  • 66 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“Gourmet tapas (has a happy hour from 7-9 and get a free tapas with your drink) and yummy gintonics”
  • 14 locals recommend
Paella Restaurant
“Best black rice with calamares in town! Experience the real and traditional catalan food.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
“Grilled hamburgers and fries in a lively local with photos and original Vespa motorcycle parts.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“Traditional grilled food like "Botifarres" and very traditional sauces like "Allioli"”
  • 15 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“Small wine bar, booking a table is a must, the owner has a very good selection of wines coming from small wineries with a reasonable price. All platillos they serve are marvelous! Cheese selection is also a must.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Catalan gastromonical space where you can enjoy the richness and variety of our cooking at good prices”
  • 13 locals recommend

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