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About
This popular food market sells some of the freshest fruit, vegetables and seafood in Barcelona.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Barcelona
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La Rambla, 91, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
El Raval
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+34 933 18 25 84
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 10, 2005

It was en explosion to the senses. Loads of veggies, fruits, nuts, hams, chocolate and a cheap lunches made from really fresh ingredients. Great for a walk through.

15  Thank LAKNOL
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed November 26, 2010

The market is a must for visitors: Full of atmosphere and a magnificant display of local food. But we do suggest you avoid the Pinotxo Bar ( going through the main entrance, at the right side). Juan is the owner, and a legendary figure in...More

16  Thank Founachu
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Reviewed yesterday

Who doesn't love a food market?? This one is fabulous and deserves some of your tour time in Barcelona. Wander through and pick up some samples for a great taste of local food. All under roof, so fine in any weather.

Thank LJL1974
Reviewed yesterday

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Barcelona. We spent over an hour just wandering around the stalls, trying bits and pieces of different foods, and especially admiring the elaborate displays that vendors prepared. It's all really impressive to be honest. A...More

Thank Myles D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just south from the main square of Barcelona (Catalunya Square) towards the sea is the lively market of Mercat de la Boqueria. We advise try one of the many Tapas bars for a light bite and cold drink. Please watch out for PICK POCKETS!

Thank travelhustle
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Second visit to Barcelona and this is one dining option that should not be missed. Extremely busy and pricey but worth the wait and cost. The seafood was fresh and well prepared, try the mussels cooked over a charcoal grill. Good cold draft beer and...More

Thank TJTeddy1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really interesting market, clean and with lots of Siegerehrung stands. It has a lot of restaurants which offer a great variety of tasty food.

Thank MichaelK913
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's a busy place but worth a visit! Too much choice, i got some fruits and were very tasty. The time I was there, some policeman caught a thief stealing a wallet so beware of them!!

Thank Fabioolopes
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Mercat de Sant Josep la Boqueria is a bustling tourist destination in Barcelona. This public market is a feast for the senses. The array of food displays boast the local flavour the city can offer. So inviting that I couldn’t resist to taste. I...More

Thank Inah_travel119
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Do not skip this beautiful market. Take a natural juice and start the journey. Colors, smells, tastes, all can be found here along with smiling faces. Go in the morning cause is not so busy.

Thank AlinaR0403
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

La Boqueria in Barcelona on Ramblas street is an ultimate experience of warmth & smell of the city , a certain place to visit for all gastronomic lovers . It seems the world of food, spice & drinks have found a place to embrace the...More

Thank tanujroy2018
Reviewed 4 days ago

Yes, it's a very nice & interesting market. BUT BEWARE!! It's also a THIEF'S den. With the huge crowds, this is a favorite hunting ground for the pickpocketers. One of our group members had her phone stolen inside the market. Just to warn travelers, don't...More

2  Thank 904Rlai
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Nearby
El Raval
Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this
gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an
excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic
spots in the entire city. A sense of humble
authenticity protrudes from the many independent
record stores, second hand shops, and student bars
that seem to light up the streets day and night. The
rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day
...More
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Vince K
September 2, 2018|
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Response from chilindrinna | Reviewed this property |
It is a covered market. Enjoy!
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LauraJane213
March 22, 2018|
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Response from Theossies | Reviewed this property |
Every day except Sunday, In fact everywhere closes Sunday
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Jane M
February 4, 2018|
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Response from Twigie | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Regular food market in the middle of Ramblas
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