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Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria

Address: Plaza de la Boqueria | Ramblas, 08001 Barcelona, Spain (El Raval)
Phone Number: 93 31 82 584
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Barcelona Gourmet Food and La Boqueria Market...
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Ranked #5 of 1,107 things to do in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Flea & street markets, Shopping & Fashion
Activities: Shopping, People-watching, Dining, Wine tasting
Fee: No
Owner description: This popular food market sells some of the freshest fruit, vegetables...
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Type: Flea & street markets, Shopping & Fashion
Activities: Shopping, People-watching, Dining, Wine tasting
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Hours:
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Owner description: This popular food market sells some of the freshest fruit, vegetables and seafood in Barcelona.
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21 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Amazing colourful food market selling everything from fruit, vegetables, meat, eggs, salads, quiches, samosas to a huge choice of fruit smoothies! This is a really nice place to see and the fruit and the smoothies are all at a great price and are delicious!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

It's right off la Rambla, and you really ought to make this part of your visit to Barcelona. It's free to walk through, of course, and just packed full of life - people, sounds, colors, smells - and all kinds of food. Fruits, meats, fish, nuts, sweets, breads, wines - all in beautiful displays at varying prices, and all packed... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

This place is off the charts for foodies. Hectares of fresh everything, plus restaurants, food stalls, wine, candy, deserts. I could go on and on. Everything you could ever need to cook just about anything, all fresh, clean, good. If I lived in Barcelona I would shop there every day, or eat there every day. How about both?

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

This place is magic. You will love it. The smell, the colors, the flavors. Everything is unique and full of life. La Boquería will always be one of my favorite sites in Barcelona.

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West Chester, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Full contact food shopping so you have to push your way through the aisles. Great selection of foods.....almost wish we had an apartment to cook in during our visit. We went there about 3 times during our week in Barcelona. Once for late afternoon refreshment of cups of fresh fruit, once to buy provisions of bread, cheese and sausage for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 NEW

After watching so many shows about Barcelona, and so many travel and food personalities comming here it was my turn, and let me tell you it was great... there are so many stands and it was very crowded but take your time and try diffrent things.. chorizos, jamon iberico, cheese, fresh fruits and juices is not expensive at all there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Love this place. My husband and I went here at about ten on a Saturday morning and it was buzzing. We had various things from different stalls for breakfast including some Chinese spring rolls, little meat pies, chorizo and fresh fruit juice. It is a delight to wander round and take in the sights and smells. Will definitely go back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Definitely a must see in Barcelona. I was amazed with the quality of the fruit and fish. Nothing too expensive. Way cheaper then in most places in Barcelona, with a bit of everything.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Amazing displays of fresh food, your eyes will be blinded by the colourful displays. Gets very busy so go early. Tiny tapas bars through out frequented by locals. You will see every fruit vegetable meat fish cheese egg under the sun. Well worth a viewing

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We arrived to the market at around 4PM and some of the shops were closed. It looks like they close early… We did manage to get some taste of the market, but most of the open places were for sweets only. On another visit during lunch time it was very crowded and it was very hard to get a seat... More 

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