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Bar Joan


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews bread fava beans tripe paella spanish omelette tapas fries salad santa caterina market authentic local food bustling market la boqueria cafe con leche sat at the bar nice food cortado euros
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Inside Santa Caterina market. Stopped in here for a small bite. a spinach tortilla on crusty bread and some soppreseta spread also on crusty bread. sit at the small counter with the market shoppers. Wash down with some cava. delicious!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MinnGirl2010
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to try Bar Joan inside Mercat Santa Caterina. We almost passed by this restaurant and the menu was a little out of my comfort zone but the food was so delicious we ate here twice. Our first visit we enjoyed Fideua (a type...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank WanderlustHrts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This little tapas bar in the corner of the market is a true jewel. You know it’s going to be good because all the ingredients are literally from the market in which it is located. The second sign that let me know it would be...More

Date of visit: February 2019
47  Thank kanemochi
Reviewed January 2, 2019

Fantastic Tapas freshly prepared dailey for the locals, by the locals. This little slice of heavan was loved by us all, but especially my son who found he could have calamari for breakfast at 7:30 in the morning. Well worth trying to find.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Spanner72
Reviewed October 31, 2018

3 course lunch for 2, including a bottle of very drinkable white wine.. 24euro. Had the seafood noodle starter, chicken main and coffee cream desert - all good. The fresh food market is across the corridor. Yes, the table area looks like a canteen. Most...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Zzforrest
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Great little place, unfortunately we only had coffee but the food looked amazing and I was very sorry not to be able to try more, this was a family recommendation

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank izzyw6
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

This place is really unique, traditional and friendly in the heart of Barcelona. There is a menu in the lunch time, I recommend to be there early because it will get crowded in that time. The menu is a starter, second and dessert with a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank szabolcsk54
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Grateful to all who contributed to its review. I would not have tried it on my own. First, get a seat at the counter and you will be offered menu in English if you have problems. I asked for recommendations and tried the black squid...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Yves22
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Just amazing. 3 courses of very nice home made food including a bottle of wine for under 20 euros. We went there for a cortado in the late morning and saw the place filling up. I was already getting hungry when I saw the food...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank adam_89_m
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Whenever we get to Bar Joan I just think “I’ve arrived” and we go for breakfast every morning. The same staff have been here for the last ten years, their efficiency never ceases to surprise me. We went for my friend’s 50th birthday breakfast. We...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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