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Avinguda de Francesc Cambo 16 Ciutat Vella, Parc, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
El Born / La Ribera
+34 933 19 57 40
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great free stop off with something for anyone who eats. The range and freshness of the produce puts the U.K. shelves to shame! Don’t forget to pick up a sample cone of ham, cheese or sausage for €1 - €3 👍🏻

Thank 698jaymess
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited 3 markets in Barcelona last week - the Boqueria, St Antoni, and Santa Caterina. As soon as we walked in we knew this was, for us, the best of the three. It is a true functioning neighbourhood market, not overrun with people just...More

Thank Robin A
Reviewed September 8, 2018

The display of the food products is stunning. And you can buy some prepared food for your lunch. I loved the fresh fruit juice.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed August 27, 2018

While La Boqueria is bigger, prettier and close to La Rambla, I bought more at the Santa Caterina market. La Boqueria has lots freshly butchered meats and beautiful colorful vegetables all arranged in stunning displays but as I stayed in a hotel I could not...More

1  Thank Chris H
Reviewed August 20, 2018

This market is less touristy and crowded compared to Mercado de La Boqueria. There are many stalls selling fresh meat, fish, fruits and produce. There are also small restaurants serving food and drinks. I bought some apples and peaches here. I personally prefer this quieter...More

1  Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

A nice little market. Not too many stalls but it’s got several fruit, meat, nuts stalls so it’s got all I’m looking for. It’s just not so Instagram-friendly compared to Boqueria as it’s not as ‘fancy’ as Boqueria but other than that it’s excellent. One...More

1  Thank Wendy L
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Excellent selection and quality of local produce available. Staff very friendly and helpful. Reasonable prices.

1  Thank Fwales17
Reviewed July 21, 2018

A wide range of different products - meat, ham, cheese, seafood, fruits, vegetables. Prices as a whole average, products are fresh. Local people in the market are more than tourists. Very clean and light. If to compare in Bokeria, there are no such crowds of...More

Thank Dmitry16
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Not much for tourists to see other than the actual fresh food market the locals use. If you want fruit or cheese this is a good place to get some.

Thank pjgrad
Reviewed July 9, 2018

nothing like eating in the middle of a food market, and choosing your type of food the wines are well selected and it is hard to go wrong

Thank andweisz
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El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent
the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But
this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually
enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few
places that live and breathe such exciting energy
regardless of the time of day. This neighbourhood
seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the
city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants
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August 15, 2016|
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Everyday except Sunday
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Response from Jonas D | Reviewed this property |
5 minutes walk. You will see the colourful roof of the market in distance from the square in front of the catedral.