Best food markets in Barcelona

It’s well known that Mediterranean diet is one of the best in the world. Barcelona is a city that offers easy access to quality products without the need to find specialized shops. The market culture has always been present in the city until it became indispensable. The aim of this article is to surprise you by presenting a list of 5 markets that you should visit if you are a lover of Mediterranean gastronomy:


Mercat de la Boqueria

Behind the large modernist arch of La Rambla is located the famous Mercat de la Boqueria. Despite its small size, it is one of the largest markets in Catalonia, famous for its architecture and the high quality of its products. It has more than 300 stalls where it is easy to find both local and exotic products. Also, it’s surrounded by different stands of seafood and fresh fish tapas of unsurpassed quality.


How to arrive?
La Rambla, 91, 08001 Barcelona
Metro: L3 Liceu


Mercat de Santa Catarina

In the beautiful Born district, near the Cathedral of Barcelona, you will find the Mercat de Santa Catarina. It is striking for its construction: a wooden façade and arches with metal beams. It is famous for the variety of fresh and quality Catalan products.


How to arrive?
Av/ Francesc Cambó, 16, 08003 Barcelona
Metro: Jaume I


Mercat de Sants

In the middle of Sants district, next to Sants Station, you will find this modernist jewel. All products are of the highest quality. It is worth visiting a market because it is far away from the touristic city center and it enjoys the neighborhood life.


How to arrive?
Carrer de Sant Jordi, 6, 08028 Barcelona
Metro: Plaça de Sants


Mercat de la Concepció

This is a market that strives to maintain the spirit of the neighborhood. The perfect place to enjoy a gastronomic and social experience. It offers different activities related to the food culture intended for a wide age bracket.


How to arrive?
Carrer d’Aragó, 313-317, 08009 Barcelona
Metro: Passeig de Gracia


El Nacional

It is not a market like the previous ones, It is a hidden restaurant inspired by the market culture. It is composed of 5 spaces Each one offers to the customer a different concept of the restaurant. The closest one to the market experience is La Llotja (fish market) the customer can pick the amount and the type of fish that wants to eat.


How to arrive?
Passeig de Gràcia, 24 Bis, 08007 Barcelona
Metro: Passeig de gracia

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *