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Go on a food tour of Barcelona's Sant Antoni and El Poblesec neighborhoods, two areas close to the city center that many travelers miss out. You’ll enjoy nine tastings of regional gastronomy including patatas bravas, Spanish ham and crema Catalana, plus local drinks.

With a local expert to show you the way, you'll visit hidden culinary gems in Barcelona's foodies' districts, meet local restaurateurs, and learn the history and secrets of Catalan recipes. Plus, go home with a food guidebook to assist with further culinary explorations in Barcelona.

- Enjoy over nine classic yet modern delightful tapas dishes
- Taste an amazing Cava, the Spanish sparkling wine
- Celebrate the local’s favorite mid-day tradition: fer vermut, and taste the best Spanish omelet in Barcelona.
- Visit more than 5 family-run establishments
- Discover the history and character of these iconic neighborhoods and the legacy of Barcelona’s modernism architecture left by Antoni Gaudi.
  • Sample nine exquisite dishes of authentic Catalan cuisine
  • Discover charming areas of Barcelona in Sant Antoni and Poble-sec
  • A guide provides context on Catalan history, culture, and cuisine
  • Benefit from insider knowledge on food and activities in Barcelona
What to Expect
Dive into the gastronomic worlds of Sant Antoni and Poble-sec on this guided walking tour. Despite their location near central Barcelona, these lively residential neighborhoods are less frequented by tourists. Both feature stunning architecture, markets, and a vibrant mix of classic cuisine and creative culinary innovations. As you visit restaurants and specialty shops, sample drinks and nine flavorful farm-to-table dishes. Learn about the history and culture of these two distinct neighborhoods and the traditions of Catalan cuisine. Your guide provides recommendations of other restaurants and activities, and your newly educated palate enriches the rest of your time in Barcelona.
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Departure Point
Els Tres Tombs, Ronda de Sant Antoni, 2, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Departure Time
11:30 AM
Return Details
Paral·lel, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
  • Food tastings, enough for a hearty lunch
  • Local Beverages, including a crash course on cava (Spanish sparkling wine)
  • Expert Foodie Tour Guide
  • Food Lovers’ Guide to Barcelona: full of insider’s tips and details
  • Entry/Admission - Bcn Bar
  • Entry/Admission - Mercat De Sant Antoni
  • Entry/Admission - Placa del Sortidor
  • Entry/Admission - Ca l'Isidre
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • A maximum of 8 people per booking
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking (i.e. allergy to eggs, fish, willingness to taste raw fish, pork, and/or alcohol) for you or anyone in your group
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed November 28, 2017

Our Thanksgiving trip to Barcelona was amazing in every way, but the family standout was our food tour with with Andrea. From the cod fish at the local market, to the Cava tasting, to the tapas bar, and beyond, the tour was well worth it....More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Andre A, Manager at Barcelona Eat Local Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2017

Thank you so much, we are humbled by your fantastic review of your experience with us. So glad we made your thanksgiving day! All the best in your travels and hope to see you back in Barcelona for more delicious adventures

Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

Andrea entertained and shared her knowledge and opinions around foods, customs, history, culture and current lifestyles with us, while exploring these neighbourhoods in Barcelona- Sant Antoni and Poble Sec. The walk focussed on traditional foods, and drinks and included sampling delicious morsels of various representative...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Andre A, Manager at Barcelona Eat Local Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 24, 2017

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review of your food experience with us in Barcelona. Indeed, Andrea is a great guide, we are really happy we made it well for you all.

Reviewed October 29, 2017

I am from Spain -Valencia-, and I still learned SO much from this tour! Andrea, our knowledgeable tour guide, took us to places off the beaten track, and taught us about Catalan and Spanish food, Catalan architecture, culture, history and even politics! I will definitely...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Andre A, Manager at Barcelona Eat Local Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2017

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review! Our partners will be delighted to have you back!

Reviewed October 29, 2017

Despite the fact that I live in Barcelona, I was able to discover new places and learn interesting facts about the local cultural and gastro traditions. The guide was very dedicated and passionate about the topic, the time passed so fast as we had great...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Andre A, Manager at Barcelona Eat Local Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2017

We are humble by your words! Its rewarding to hear from the "locals" that our food tour brings value and fun! Thank you so much for your wonderful words about us

Reviewed October 27, 2017

What better way to experience Barcelona's tapas, wine and neighborhoods than with Andrea, a very knowledgeable and personable guide. The variety of tapas was a gastronomical joy. The pace of the tour was relaxed. The night before the tour my wife contacted Andre' , the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Andre A, Manager at Barcelona Eat Local Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2017

I hope your wife, including yourself, will make it another time. We are so glad you enjoyed your tour with Andrea, she is great! and that your tapas and wine experience was superb. All the best!

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I agree- no specific sights- it was more focussing on food, culture, lifestyles, history of the people,...Catalans/Spanish.
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