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The Barcelona Taste

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Address: Carrer Radas, 12, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
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The city's first gastronomical tapas tour, The Barcelona Taste is about...

The city's first gastronomical tapas tour, The Barcelona Taste is about food. And lots of it! On this 2-3 hour food tour we stop in 3-4 small food establishments in either the famous Gothic or the lovely Gracia neighborhoods of Barcelona.

Our venues range from high-quality specialty shops to home-style tapas restaurants, each one with its own scrumptious specialties for you to taste.

A knowledgeable and very friendly guide will safely lead you through this labyrinth of a neighborhood, all the while sharing stories about Barcelona life, food, and history. You will enjoy all the cuisine, and, due to the small size of the group, you will also enjoy a more personal, relaxed experience.

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I meant to get a review done right away (didn't) .... but it is well worth the 5 stars! We had such a great time. This is a small group (6) and a guide on a walking tour (not... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

All the places we went to had fabulous food and great wine choices. I would do this again and make it the main point of the evening.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I meant to get a review done right away (didn't) .... but it is well worth the 5 stars! We had such a great time. This is a small group (6) and a guide on a walking tour (not strenuous) in the gothic district of Barcelona. We visited 4 local places, with wonderful food! So nice to get the flair... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a very nice time on the Gotico food tour with our guide Anna. I appreciated that there were only 6 tour participants total allowed, keeping the group small and allowing us to enjoy the social experience of tapas without an overwhelming group. We stopped at three different tapas spots and had quite a few tapas... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having visited Barcelona a few times we were looking for something new and amazing to do and man did we find it! Foodie walking tours are one of our favourite things to do to learn about a city and its culture and this tour excelled in all areas. For a truly unique, fun and delicious evening we HIGHLY recommend The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank-you Tito for taking our group of five on a delicious, plentiful, fun and interesting food tour! We chose the Gotico Tour and had a wonderful time exploring the Gothic Quarter via four delicious eateries! I would recommend The Barcelona Taste to everyone who loves to eat and sight see all at the same time!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We scheduled this walking Tapas tour as a way to assure we did not go to bed too early after the overseas flight - excellent choice! Tito as our host and guide welcomed us in the square and we were off to taste local cheeses to start our evening. Our group of 6 seemed to hit it off quickly making... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I did the Poble Sec tour with Jo and it was so much fun! The neighborhood was really cool to explore, and it was a great way to try a bunch of restaurants at once. We went to 2 places for savory tapas and then one final place for desserts, which were delicious. All the restaurants were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After much exploration of all tour options, we settled on the Poble sec tour, what a great decision! We had a wonderful evening experiencing great cuisine in a neighborhood we had not yet explored. Jo was an amazing host, who organized the tour by having us start at what I would consider a more traditional tapas restaurant (which was very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely evening with a small friendly group, led by Jo, wandering around the gothic quarter stopping at various places to eat and drink. We thought that we would probably get a drink and a tapas plate at each place we stopped, but far from it. Our advice - pace yourselves, there is a lot of really tasty... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After much hemming and hawing, we booked the Poble Sec tour for the second of our 3-night trip to Barcelona. So glad we did! We do quite well exploring food culture and eating local dishes on our own, but this was another level: our guide (Laurea) knew the best things to order from the best places, giving us a combination... More 

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas brought to life by the many small bars and local musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.
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