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Gastro-route: 'calçotada' in the city center!

Gastro-route: 'calçotada' in the city center!

Today in the blog, we have some good places in Barcelona where you can go to enjoy a 'calçotada' without going far from the city center. Didn't try it yet? Don't take to long, otherwise the season will be over!

Brasería Maur

It's super close to Sant Antoni metro station. It's a cozy restaurant where the specialty is the grilled and the traditional cuisine. They have a complete menu called 'menú calçotada' –with some apetizers, calçots included of course, and a first course based on grill meat–. It also includes dessert and a beverage, and it costs 26€ per person.

L’Antic Forn

Also, a traditional place where you will amazing grilled dishes. It's located in the city center, in Ciutat Vella district, and a great option for a 'calçotada' in the city center. The 'calçotada' menu is 35€ per person, but you will end up with a full and happy belly. 

El Jardí de L’Apat

This restaurant is located 10 minutes walking from Alfons X metro station. Its specialty is Catalonian food, concretely calçots! They have also a fix-priced menu to have a perfect 'calçotada'; it includes calçots and grilled meet, bread, a drink, sparkling wine –cava–, and coffee, all of it for 32€.

Can Vador

Another recommendation! It's a couple of blocks away from Monumental metro station, and they they are experts also in traditional Catalonian cuisine. It's a cozy place where calçots are totally a must, but in this case you must order them in advance –and during calçot season, of course!–.

Restaurante Carmen

You will find it in Sants district. It's a little rustic restaurant especialized in grilled cuisine. Their 'calçotada' menu is also really complete, and it costs 30,90€ per person.


If you don't mind to go a little further for your 'calçotada', we recommend you to go to Can Cortada or Can Travi Nou to enjoy it in a Catalonian 'masía' –a traditional country house from Cataluña–. You will love the experience!