Eat with locals in Barcelona

The best way to really experience all that Spain has to offer is by its food! From tasting traditional Spanish paella in Catalonia, local calçots and romesco sauce to wandering around the famous El Boqueria market with a personal guide, Barcelona is full of fun foodie things to do! Join an Eatwith experience to have the best time in Barcelona!

Eat through Barcelona like a local!

Are you looking for unforgettable food to eat in Barcelona while you're visiting this beautiful city? Rumors say Barcelona has the best seafood, like squid, salted cod (or bacalao), and anchovies, as part of a good meal, topped with authentic sauces like alioli or spicy bravas to highlight the flavor. Traditional catalan food like croquetas, iberian ham, pintxos, or botifarra are the city’s specialty and definitely must trys.

Finding what to eat in Barcelona is not always easy because there are so many amazing options! Why not start by exploring local neighborhoods like the famous Gracia district in Barcelona or look around the AMB for great food? Taste the catalan cuisine by sampling some bombas and tortilla dee patatas for starters, escalivada and snails as the main course, and crema catalana for dessert. Vegetarians are also welcome to taste dishes made out of potatoes, peppers, and vegetables, the authenticity of the dishes will make your mouth water. Otherwise, go on a walking food tour and discover the colorful food markets, guided by experienced local hosts who will show you the best things to do in Barcelona. From potatoes to onions, peppers, and tomatoes, all the freshest ingredients are available!

Eatwith dinners highlight the cuisine in a truly unique way. Our Barcelona hosts will welcome you into their homes around the city in beautiful venues featuring stunning rooftops or hidden gardens, and will feed you the best local Spanish food you can find in Barcelona!

Why choose Eatwith

We are absolute food expertsOur mission is to connect the best local chefs and food connoisseurs in Barcelona with adventurous travelers.
Social diningThe best way to make new friends and learn the local culture firsthand when traveling.
Unique food experiencesTry one of our immersive dinners, lunches, brunches, tastings, food tours and cooking classes with local hosts.

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Dinner parties with local chefs in their own homes

  • Our hand-selected local hosts create unique dining experiences in their own homes or private venues. Check if wine is included in your experience!
  • Browse the menu and contact your host if you have any dietary requirements. They can create a custom menu just for you.
  • Dine at a communal table with Barcelona locals and other people from around the world. Get insider tips and recommendations from those in the know.

The best cooking classes in Barcelona

Want to learn to make authentic esqueixada like a restaurant would during your stay? Or perfect the art of tapas like bombas? Or how about a gin-making workshop? Join our hands-on Barcelona cooking classes with expert hosts on site who will share their culinary tips and tricks and learn how to prepare a meal just like at a restaurant. A cooking class is the best way to discover the local cuisine and take home some special recipes to wow your family and friends! Discover our Barcelona cooking classes today.

Immersive Barcelona food tours

From the famous Mercado de la Boqueria market to off-the-beaten-path butchers and bakeries, let our local hosts show you a side to Barcelona you never knew existed. Try a tapas tour around BarrioGótico, embark on a tasting in El Born, or book a spot on a classic food walk through the Mancha region of Spain. From snails to noodles to fideuà and churros, the variety is endless. Visit famous neighborhoods and roads like Carrer de Joaquin costa on popular Barcelona tours and make sure you share a glass of vermouth or orxata to end the tour and call it a day. Browse all our Barcelona food tours!

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    Barcelona is one of those cities that routinely pops up on lists of the best places in the world to visit. And that’s for good reason; this city on the Mediterranean has a little bit of everything, from stunning architecture to beautiful scenery to a slew of cultural offerings both modern and historical. On top of that, it has a strong tradition of wonderful food.