Catalan cuisine offers many dishes able to satisfy all tastes. Among all possibilities include tapas as a typical food of Barcelona, being patatas bravas the most popular with locals and tourists. Will you miss it? Traditional brava sauce is made with tomatoes, garlic, onion, cayenne, paprika, oil and salt, and placed on potatoes, cut into irregular cubes. However, more and more bars and restaurants try to innovate by adding or changing some ingredients and paying attention to the presentation adding a touch of creativity. Both types of patatas bravas are valid, since every cook has their own way of preparing and serving. So you can try and find out for yourself if you prefer traditional or creative, then we show you the neighborhoods of Barcelona where the best patatas bravas you can not miss if you decide to visit the city are made.
There are many who consider the Eixample district as one of the best preparing both traditional and creative patatas bravas, because here you will find all kinds of bars and restaurants. Standing, especially, those located in the neighborhood of Sant Antoni, since this area of Barcelona is known precisely for the quality of its tapas and service offerings. Another of the most popular districts in developing traditional patatas bravas is Sarria-Sant Gervasi. Here, there are some of the oldest bars specializing in the art of tapas and, in particular, this type of potatoes. It is the case of Bar Tomas, considered for years as one of the best in making this famous tapa.
As for the preparation of the most creative and innovative patatas bravas, you can go to the districts of Poble Sec and Born and discover its presentation and delicious taste. While most restoration services specialized in this practice have received good reviews and are highly appreciated by the locals, there is a restaurant that stands above the rest, it is the one located in Rec Comtal street, Elsa and Fred.
Do not hesitate and go to try the best patatas bravas in Barcelona while enjoying a nice walk through the emblematic neighborhoods of the city.