Catalan food is famous beyond its borders, why? Very simple!, it gathers the flavors of the best of Mediterranean cuisine with seafood and flavors of the garden and mountains. Do not waste time looking for restaurants that cook Catalan dishes, we will tell you the best places to eat cod fritters, tuna with sanfaina or lamb preparations.
In O´Toxo 3 Hermanos Restaurant, you will find Catalan specialties with a unique home flavor. The food has intense flavors, the style of old wine cellars in the region. Fish and seafood are very fresh and well prepared, as well as the meat in all its local variations. It also has delicious desserts with fresh fruits from the area, as well as good wines to accompany lunch or dinner. It is located in, Carmen 59 and the daily menu price is 15 Euros.
Another great alternative is Alli i oli, its culinary offerings are roasted meats with garden salads, potato caliu and other wonders of the local cuisine, which can be enjoyed in a rustic setting that resembles a cave. There are three full menus, including dessert; coffee and beverages the prices range from 52.50 Euros to 42 Euros for two people. There is also a la Carte dishes such as grilled Cod or Caracoles Llauna. This restaurant is located on Carrer d´Alella 3.
At the Bar, Pub and Restaurant 4 Gats you will find a sophisticated Catalan cuisine offer with gourmet touches, included in their daily menus. The value of the menu is 15.97 Euros plus VAT from Monday to Friday and Saturdays 23.90 Euros plus VAT. It is located on Montsió 3a and reservations in advance are available.
A very attractive family restaurant is Cal Boter, where Catalan food has been adapted to current requirements of lightness, while retaining its traditional flavor. Their specialty is grilled meats, fish and vegetables. It also has a good selection of homemade desserts, traditional ice cream and fresh fruits. Located in Tordera 62, it has a capacity to serve 70 people and the average of the menu is 25 euros, lunch menu 10.8 euros plus VAT.
If you like the farmhouse flavors, restaurant El Suquet is the one you want to visit, it has a menu composed by with the best dishes of Catalan cuisine. Its menu has Mediterranean cuisine made with the best products in the region, while containing rice preparations in all its versions, cod, fish suquet, vegetables, duck and seafood. The average price per dish is 10 Euros and if you want dinner at home, there is also a takeaway service for 15 Euros per person. Located in Valencia 153, it is open from Monday through Sunday, but on Sundays only open from 13:00 to 16:00 hours.
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