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Businesses with funny names in Barcelona – Part II

Businesses with funny names in Barcelona - Part II
Written by Paula


fun barcelonaLocated in the neighborhood of El Born, Bananas is a restaurant that serves international cuisine with an Oriental and Caribbean touch. Created by entrepreneur Karel Schroder, who is also responsible for the trendy Caké Fafka, Bananas is a colorful and exotic place divided into three rooms: a covered veranda, a dining room, and a Caribbean library for private celebrations.

Bananas is located at Carrer de la Fusina 7.


Chihuahua is a crazy-looking Mexican restaurant where the ceilings are covered with Mexican landscapes that include flowers, cacti, and even a Mexican man coming through a window.  The restaurant serves dishes like burritos, fajitas, hamburgers, nachos, jalapeños and an ice-cream with an interesting selection of flavors like cactus, jalapeño, donuts, and bubble gum.

Chihuahua is located at Passeig Maragall 107.

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Betty Ford 

When you hear Betty Ford you immediately think of the rehabilitation center for people with chemical dependency, in California. Luckily, the Betty Ford that opened in Raval is actually a kitsch gastropub that serves large cocktails, Spanish tapas and other snacks.

The 50’s inspired bar/restaurant is located at Carrer de Joaquín Costa 56.


No, Sugarfreaks is not a candy store where you can go to get hopped up on sugar. Sugarfreaks is a clothing store that sells fashion-forward clothes for kids. For all the parents that are tired of dressing their kids in the same mass-produced clothes, Sugafreaks offers hipster-type outfits and accessories with cool prints and interesting designs. The items sold at Sugarfreaks are actually so nice you will wish they made them for adults.

Sugarfreaks is located at Carrer de la Ribera 1.

fun barcelonaConfetti en los bolsillos

The name of this cheerful business can be translated as “confetti in (my) pockets”. Confetti en los bolsillos is a business that produces baked goods for parties, events, businesses and individuals. One of their specialties is personalized cakes. Confetti en los bolsillos has delivered guitar cakes, minion cakes, mermaid cakes, beer-mug cakes, and even Game of Throne cakes!

Boca Grande 

Boca Grande, or Large Mouth, is a sophisticated restaurant that sells high-quality seafood. This refined establishment is very popular among national celebrities, offering discretion and confidential treatment. The restaurant also has a cocktail bar by the name of Boca Chica, or Small Mouth, that offers a large list of classic and signature cocktails by Sergio Padilla.

Boca Grande and Boca Chica are located at Passatge de la Concepció 12, in the neighborhood of La Dreta d’Eixample.

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