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Top cafe recommendations from locals

Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Els Quatre Gats -( Catalan for "The Four Cats") is a café, restaurant , that famously became a popular meeting place for famous artists throughout the modernist period in Catalonia, known as Modernism. The café opened on June 12, 1897 in the famous Casa Martí, and served as a hostel, bar and cabaret until it eventually became a central meeting point for Barcelona’s most prominent modernist figures, such as Pablo Picasso and Ramon Casas i Carbó. The bar closed due to financial difficulties in June 1903, but was reopened and eventually restored to its original condition in 1989. ”
  • 66 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“The design of this place is wery special and your experience will be unique! ”
  • 70 locals recommend
Café
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“Great place for a cozy coffee, very local and chill. European charm, tiny winding stair case to upstairs. A nice place to start the day. ”
  • 68 locals recommend
Bar
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“Yes, a breakfast menu is easier to master than dinner. In which case, you want to go to the place that is the master of the masters - this is the spot. Affordable, friendly staff, and great food! Note: every time I have been, the wait time has been around 20mins.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Best brunch ever, they posess a smoking oven, where they smoke veggies and meat. Everything cooked from scratch all ingredients are super fresh, milk from local farm, meat from local farm. Delicious veggie and vegan options.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“This is known as a bar with great cocktails but they also have some amazing burgers”
  • 43 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
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“A lovely and cozy coffe shop, right in the Gòtic neighbourhood, where you can try and buy traditional pastries baked by different convents and monasteries.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Completely vegan with Indian and fusion food like tapas, burgers, salads, and sandwiches. In the Raval and close to Universitat. Good quality-price ratio. Carrer dels Àngels 3 (Raval) and Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes 602 (Eixample). ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“One of the best coffees in the neighborhood. But just for a quick coffee or take away, not for sitting and relaxing. The place is tiny.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Nice nordic style Café next to home! Brunch, breakfast, hamburgers and more. Laid back and comfortable ;)”
  • 26 locals recommend
Café
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“In Spanish “granja” means farm, and in Barcelona a trip to Granja M. Viader means you’re in for a chocolate treat. At Granja M. Viader, guests can order up churros and melted chocolate, a classic Spanish treat. Granja M. Viader isn’t just a sweet shop. It’s also a historic site, dating back to the mid 1800s when it did in fact operate as a farm in Barcelona. If it’s a hot day and warm thick chocolate sounds too intense, try one of the milkshakes. They’re just as thick the melted chocolate but will still cool you off.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“For coffe lovers, a great place on your way to Arco de Triunfo to stop for a coffee, at Plaça Tetuan”
  • 21 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
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“An oasis of luxury and modern design in the historical neighbourhood. Colourful tiles and ultramodern decorations, a well-executed fusion of modernity and elegance.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Café
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“The best carrot cake in Barcelona. It is also the second best carrot cake in Barcelona!”
  • 21 locals recommend
Café
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“Another classic café in the city -- only tourists sit at the outside tables, but wherever you are, the churros and chocolate are excellent. I like the shrimp omelette!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Food Truck
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“You must have a chocolate with cream, that we call "a Swiss", accompanied with "melindros" (sweet bread), typical of Barcelona. This café was established in 1947, it is very authentic and charming.”
  • 14 locals recommend