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I will be coming in on a cruise ship. My plan is to take a bus/taxi to town.Ride hop on/off bus and then find some places to eat tapas and listen to some music. Is there a certain time that tapas are served?

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1. Re: tapas


Tapas are served whenever the restaurant is open. It is not like lunch (1 pm to 4 pm) or dinner (8 pm to midnight) which have fixed times.

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2. Re: tapas

Thanks for the reply....I love trying new food. Is there some must have favorites of yours?

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3. Re: tapas

Hola lolalu,

There's a Top Question about tapas which contains a list of popular places as well as a Google map.


Hope you try some more traditional Catalan cuisine too. There's another Top Question on that.

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4. Re: tapas

Strictly speaking, tapas in this area are something to eat "in between" meals, just a bit to accompany your drink when you feel hungry or before a proper meal. So, yes, these are served at most local bars all day, but these are simple bites. Eating sophistcated tapas is a new trend and these are usually eaten as a meal, at regualr meals times (this trend started as a touristy thing but now there are many good places were we locals go too)

Have a look at the Top Question suggested by Gigis_mum above.

I do not know any place where you can have tapas and listen to music (I guess you mean live music).

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5. Re: tapas

Thanks for all the help! I am such a foodie! New food influences my travel a lot....haha. Glad I don't have a weight problem! I really enjoy live music so I just thought I would ask,,,,but I like people watching too! 2 more weeks to go..

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