Food Tour of Authentic Barcelona

Duration: 3 hours

Location: We meet at the metro exit just outside the old Sant Antoni Food Market


69 €

Youth (13-16)

55 €

Child (5-12)

35 €

Prices shown in EUR include 21% Spanish Tax and Booking fees (3€). Tours occur rain or shine. Cancellations and refunds are feasible before the tour happens.

Discover Barcelona´s top foodie neighborhoods as you taste tapas from genuine food artisans & learn about local gastronomy and culture.

  • Enjoy 9+ classic yet modern delightful tapas dishes. Cod Fritters, Esqueixada, croquettes, ham & cheese, patatas bravas & crema catalana
  • Take a crash masterclass on Cava, the Spanish Sparkling Wine, at a wine shop with the cellar owner
  • Sip vermouth while you taste the best and yet most unknown Tortilla de Patatas (Spanish Omelette) in Barcelona
  • Experience first hand how the locals source the best food at the Sant Antoni Food Market and talk to knowledgeable food vendors
  • Visit 5+ genuine establishments, food stalls at the Market, tapas bars, wine shop and one of Barcelona oldest restaurants
  • Discover the history and character of these iconic neighborhoods, and the legacy of Barcelona "modernisme" architecture left by Antoni Gaudi

All food tastings provide enough for lunch.

Our tours take place in rain or shine. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes for walking.

This food experience is for all age groups and all fitness levels.

Food Tours run daily at 11.30 am

What to Expect

A unique food tasting – On our 3-hour guided food tour in Barcelona iconic districts, Sant Antoni and El Poble-sec, we visit five authentic families` owned eateries, ranging from a market stall to a top-notch Barcelona restaurant, including a tapas bar. The culinary stroll starts at the historic Sant Antoni Market, where you will taste delicious and fresh tapas, including a glass of cava (sparkling Spanish wine) and vermouth. We sample a variety of foods that are representative of the world-renowned Mediterranean diet, a healthy lifestyle, such as ¨cod pastries¨ and ¨crema catalana¨ that follow ancient recipes. The food tastings are enough for a satisfying lunch and are all included in the ticket price.

Architectonic, Cultural and Historic Experience – As you wonder through beautiful Barcelona streets you´ll experience life as a local. Our well-informed local tour guides will help you uncover offbeat landmarks and stunning modernist architecture of these iconic Barcelona neighborhoods. Our food tour allows the curious traveler to discover the historic significance of Sant Antoni and El Poblesec to Barcelona present life vis-à-vis their industrial, eclectic and immigration past embedded into their streets and squares. While you enjoy this guaranteed interesting walk, our foodie tour guide will share recommendations and tips about how two unknown Barcelona neighborhoods became a foodie´s haven today!

This guided tour is perfect for natives and tourists willing to taste a homemade ¨tapa¨ or a cool drink from friendly shopkeepers and restaurateurs, see some stunning architecture, and learn historical facts and unknown insights into these fascinating neighborhoods, and moreover to learn how the healthy Mediterranean lifestyle can be exercised at glance. The Sant Antoni and Poblesec Food Tour in Barcelona it is also a great activity for birthdays, bachelors parties, team building experiences or as a gift idea to enjoy time with friends. Rated 5 stars on Tripadvisor and with a certificate of excellence, Barcelona Eat Local Food Tours guarantee a fun and unique food experience to eat like a local.

Escape the Barcelona tourist areas and join a delicious and fund food-journey at:

Sant Antoni Food Market

Learn why fish recipes with 1000 years history are yet top gourmet dishes and devour them!

Wine Shop

Become a cava-tasting expert by learning how to spot a good at any shop or restaurant, and walk away with essential food pairing techniques while talking to a local wine expert

Oldest restaurant in Barcelona

Prepare your own "Pan con tomate" and eat the best "patatas bravas" in a genuine atmosphere while learning historical facts about tapas at one of Barcelona´s oldest restaurants

A hidden VIP restaurant

Visit a top class restaurant with more awards than any Michelin starred restaurant, and sample the best " crema catalana" in Barcelona

Tapas bar

Celebrate the ancient "fer vermut" local tradition in an old school tapas bar while you taste the best tortilla of Barcelona


Learn the ins and outs at an ancient Orxateria while you taste nougats and drink orxata (tigers nut milk)

Where to Meet

We meet Outside Els Tres Tombs bar in front of the Sant Antoni Market. The food tour finishes at a close location.

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Children of all ages, whether walking or in a stroller, are welcome to join. If they are not participating in the food tastings just let us know once you purchase your ticket and there is no cost associated, otherwise please make sure that you purchase a discounted children’s ticket.

Gratuities are greatly appreciated, although not mandatory. The standard gratuity in the service industry is 10%-20%.

Yes, bathrooms are available during the tour at selected food-tasting locations.

The tours are held rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, we will be able to go inside many of the establishments on the tour. We advise to check the weather conditions for your days event and dress appropriately.

You should bring with you a camera and a big smile. Barcelona has a nice weather all year long and most of the tour takes place in shaded areas. If it looks like rain, we recommend you bring an umbrella.

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This was one of the best Barcelona tours I have been on in any city! The tour was varied so you get to try many different food items and even some cava tasting. The neighbourhoods where the tour takes place are full of local life, which is something I go out of my way to find when travelling

Lynne, TripAdvisor