La Barceloneta

     Barceloneta beach is a place to be in Barcelona all year long.

From June to September, Barceloneta becomes A MUST for everyone, locals and tourists, I am deeply in love with Barceloneta and the beach is fabulous.

     For me the best part of the beach is the one between W Hotel and Club Natacio Athletic Barceloneta, which by the way, for 10 € you can buy a day pass and spend the day between the beach and their huge pools and terraces.

     In Barceloneta, be aware as not all places are good, in fact some are horrible, the places I’ve chosen in this quirky and charming neighborhood of Barcelona to have something to eat would be starting at the begining of Paseo Juan De Borbon

JUANITA LALA,  A nice mexican restaurant just before starting Paseo de Borbon, very good for a pica pica (a number of different dishes to share among all) and tapas.

BRUNCH & CAKE BY THE SEA. One of my favorites brands, so tasteful!!!! Everything is outstanding here, place itself, deco, staff… you can do a brunch, grab a sandwich, a coffee, a cake, and everything is amazing and very welcoming place

LA MAR SALADA;This is the place where I always eat paella in Barceloneta

MAKAMAKA BEACH BURGER CAFE; One of the most fashionable place in Barceloneta in recent years for the youngers, basically hamburgers, usually always waiting list for a table, and I, I usually go more to this right next door, Colombo Bar BCN


COLOMBO BCN BAR (next to Makamaka)
I just love this place, it is easier to find a table than Makamaka, basically nice burgers and excellent cocktails and the staff is very friendly, so if there is a long waiting in Makamaka, move here!

ONE OCEAN CLUB, The most beautifull bar in the world, acording, a prize it has just won.Super exclusive place with a traditional Catalan cuisine restaurant and an impressive cocktail bar. It is the favorite of the owners of yachts, although it is not a high price, you have all the information on its website, treat yourself!!!



      Once we get to Barceloneta BEACH, there are some nice restaurants and chiringuitos, some of then are only available during the summer season;

MAMAROSA BEACH, PEZ VELA & GALLITOThese three places are at the end of the beach, just below Hotel W.There are three great and very similar options, beach bars with exquisite decor and a menu of rice and salads that never disappoints, its sea views make a wonderful place for a romantic dinner or afternoon with cocktails & friends.

MOMA BEACH BAR & LA DELICIOSA ; Here you got the famous chiringuitos, you will find in this order on the beach, right in the sand, they are just lovely and charm places where you can have from lunch, breakfast, drinks, fresh juices … and everything is a good choice, FYI…. in winter they all disappear, so, it is now or never!

SURF HOUSE BARCELONACalifornian style beach bar, very fashionable among young people with a nice cocktail menu, bagels, salads … very Mediterranean, the terrace is “Super Bonita” and is always very lively.

SANTA MARTA :A real classic in Barceloneta, I love their pizza, calzones and other Italian dishes, those who live in Barcelona are faithful to Santa Marta all year long

SAL CAFE, Another beach bar frequented by locals, with a great international menu, rice dishes and a terrace with spectacular views.