Poble Sec Restaurants

Undecided on where to eat in Poble Sec? We’re lucky that our beautiful hotel boutique is right in the trendiest neighborhood of the city, where you can find multiple varieties of delicious edible options. In this blog post, we present you with our best restaurant picks to suggest you ideas on where to grab a bite in our area.

Our selection of Poble Sec’s Best Restaurants

Best African: TAiTU – Sabors d’Etiopia 

  • Price range €
  • This is the best Ethiopian place in town, our African cuisine pic of the region due to its intense tastes, that combines dense and spicy flavors with light and fresh dishes.
  •  Must-try: Harar, Gonder and Mekele.
  • Opening hours: 07:30 PM -12:00 AM
  • Address: Carrer Nou de la Rambla, 149


Best Asian: Casa Xica

  • Price range €€€
  • This Asian-Catalan fusion cuisine place is one of our favourite exotic places in the entire city. The chef always picks the best local seasonal products and offers the most delicious asian food in the neighborhood.
  •  Must-try: Baos, garrinet and kimchi pizza.
  • Opening hours: 1–5PM, 8–11PM
  • Address: Carrer de la França Xica, 20


Best Budget: The Quick Greek Poble Sec 

  • Price range €
  • Traditional Greek and Mediterranean, in this restaurant they serve Quick keeping the quality and original taste of their products. This is our best budget option in the neighborhood.
  •  Must-try: Pitas and greek salads.
  • Opening hours: 11:00 AM -12:00 AM
  • Address: Carrer Nou de la Rambla, 121


Best Fine dining: Rías de Galicia Restaurant 

  • Price range €€€
  • This place is quite elegant and modern. At the entrance, the seafood of the day is exposed. The cuisine that Rías de Galicia offers is basically seafood, shellfish, fish, and some meat, and rice.
  • Must-try: All types of seafood is the main specialty.
  • Opening hours: 1–4PM, 8–11PM
  • Address: Carrer de Lleida, 7

Best Italian: Xemei Venetian Restaurant

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  • Bustling spot for Italian cuisine of the Veneto region, including pasta & shellfish dishes. This is perhaps not the typical Italian restaurant that someone can think of, where you only find pizza and pasta but indeed it is real Venetian food, where fish and seafood integrate with the popular culture dishes. It is a must-try place, not to be missed.
  •  Must-try: Venetian specialties, fish, and seafood.
  • Opening hours: 1:30–4PM, 8:30–11PM
  • Address: Passeig de l’Exposició, 85


Best Quality-price: M.C. Fusió Asiàtica Restaurant 

  • Price range €
  • Compact cozy place that serves delicious quality ramen & Asian-fusion cuisine at a very good price.
  •  Must-try: Ramen and gyozas.
  • Opening hours: 1–4PM, 7–11PM
  • Address: Carrer de Blesa, 35-37

Best Latin American food: Bar Restaurant Monte Rio Ariel 

  • Price range €
  • A very traditional Latin food, mostly they serve meat and fish with vegetables on the side. As some people say, they have the best fritadas you will ever eat in your life, we definitely recommend you to try them.
  •  Must-try: House Speciality, Chicharrones also know as fritadas.
  • Opening hours: 2PM–1AM
  • Address: Carrer d’En Fontrodona, 19


Best Mediterranean: Mano Rota Restaurant 

  • Price range €€€
  • Seasonal products, traditional recipes mixed with inventive fusion dishes & Spanish wines, in a stylish brickwork space. This is our best Catalan-Spanish-Mediterranean local food place in the neighborhood. The cuisine has some Japanese and Peruvian influences, and we strongly recommend it.
  •  Must-try: Ceviche, Pekin chicken, Octopus taco, cockle curry and delicious desserts.
  • Opening hours: 8–11PM
  • Address: Carrer Creus dels Molers, 4


Best Tapas: Quimet i Quimet Tapas Bar

  • Price range €€ – €€€
  • This centenary winery founded in 1914, also offers an assortment of tapas that would take away anyone’s hunger.
  •  Must-try: House specialties, canned food, and daring mix
  • Opening hours: 12:00 PM -10:30 PM
  • Address: Carrer del Poeta Cabanyes, 25


We hope you’re hungry and enjoy your Barcelona foodie experience the vicinity of our boutique hotel, in one of the most interesting neighborhoods of Barcelona that you shouldn’t miss visiting!

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