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“Great tour”

The Barcelona Taste
Ranked #8 of 174 Food & Drink in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase
Reviewed 22 July 2014 via mobile

We really enjoyed our guides. Great way for us to have started our stay in Barcelona. A very knowledgable introduction to the foods you will find of Barcelonese culture. Great tips for ordering like menu del dia. Great value we were stuffed afterwards. Small intimate groups.

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Reviewed 14 July 2014

The Barcelona taste was amazing! Our tour was with Joe and we did a 3 hour tour of the Gracia area foods. We tried a ton of stuff that we wouldn't have ordered on our own, but all of it was amazing! You get to eat and learn about how the make the food, and which tapas and meals are more culturally important to the people. The places we stopped at were more local places. Our group was 5 people so you really get an intimate setting. Near the end of our tour Joe got an idea of what other types of restaurants and food we would like to try during our visit. That next morning I had an email with specific suggestions for us which helped us to plan our meals for the rest of the trip. Very rewarding experience I would do it again in a heartbeat!

Thank Lauren H
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Reviewed 9 July 2014

Great experience. Do early in your vacation because you will be able to ask your guide for other recommendations, - food or anything else. We experienced 4 locations. One for cheeses, one Catalan style tapas, one for Spanish style tapas, and one for desserts. I personally would have preferred going to 3 tapas bars and skipping the cheese one. The cheese location was wonderful; I just would have liked to try more variations of tapas. That said, you can't please everyone all of the time and others would probably feel that the cheese and dessert provided a feeling that at the end that the tour provided a complete meal. FYI - in planning the part of our trip that concentrated on the Gothic district, I debated leaving off walking around the Gothic part for fear that it might be redundant. I'm glad I scheduled separate walking time for the Gothic area because we were too busy talking as we walked from from bar to bar to really appreciate the amazing district. (See Rick Steve's Barcelona for great walking tours.)

Thank 973CJM
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Reviewed 5 July 2014

An excellent 3 hour tour of Barcelona that was very personal; my wife and I learned a great deal about the city as well as the culture... with food & wine. Tito was a very good host / tour guide... entertaining and educational all at once. A truly unique start to the vacation... I highly recommend the Gotico Tour for any first-time visitors to Barcelona.

Thank Lansdowne10
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Reviewed 3 July 2014

We had a great 3 hr tour with Jo the first night we arrived in Barcelona. We really got an authentic taste of the Tapas bars in the Gottico area. We learned about vermouth, mousca and beer and ate wonderful treats. They keep the tours small - 6 guests which makes it a lovely evenng. She even gave us great restaurant recommendations for the rest of our visit.

Thank pfk721
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