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Brunchelona: Best Brunch Spots in Barcelona

One of the most important parts of visiting a new country is trying the local food, of course. When in Barcelona, brunch is the way to go. Check out these spectacular places to eat brunch while you are enjoying this extraordinary destination.

by Catherine Hamilton

 cup and cakeCup and Cake

Brunch and Cake

Unique and sophisticated, Brunch and Cake redefines the concept of brunch food. Come try one of their signature dishes made completely from organic and locally sourced ingredients while sipping on 100% organic coffee and Valrhona chocolate. Take the perfect breakfast instagram at the hottest brunch spot in the city. Although the diverse selectionswill make choosing a dish challenging, no meal will disappoint. The extensive array of options include different dishes such as the quinoa salad, black croissant with smoked salmon and an avocado syringe to classic brunch options such as eggs benedict and pancakes.

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La Esquinia

Classic brunch food with a stylish and cozy ambiance, La Esquina is the place to go for all your favorites. Cure your aching head from last nights frivolity with an Eggs Benedict and a Bloody Mary (or a mimosa with their fresh squeezed orange juice). Try their own in-house smoked salmon and coffee from the most famous roasting locations in the city. Every week, the restaurant brings in its coffee from different places such as La Aurora, Nicaragua. Read more about La Esquina here:

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picnic barcelonaPicnic Barcelona


Try to arrive early in order to ensure a table at Picnic. Primarily a seafood eatery, Picnic also specializes in brunch while taking inspiration from the deep South of the United States. Try some of more cultural dishes such as prawns, grilled squid or hake in bread crumbs. Not in the mood for seafood? Order their famous strawberry pancakes or pulled pork sandwich while cooling down from that summer heat with a sweet ice tea or a pink lemonade with vodka in hand. The bright interior with fresh flowers and individualized decorations will slowly energize you for the day. Picnic Restaurant

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tonka barcelonaTonka Barcelona

Dine like a local over freshly baked cakes or a cheese platter. Regulars often go into Tonka and and relish in their ‘create your own’ option. Diners can choose from a sumptuous array of meats, cheeses, jams and even tofu to create their ideal breakfast board. Finish off the meal with the beautifully baked breads and cakes made in the next room. Check out their extensive options here:


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