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The Best Cuban Restaurants in Barcelona

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Written by Rachel G

You can find great food from just about every country in Barcelona. Whether you’re looking for Italian, Indian, Peruvian, French, or Korean, Barcelona has it. While most visitors are more interested in tapas and paella, the locals know that Barcelona’s gastronomic culture goes far beyond typical Spanish food.

So if you’re looking for a great international cuisine option, why not check out one of the many Cuban restaurants nearby?

The team from ShBarcelona has searched the city for some of the best Cuban restaurants in the city for the next time you’re looking for some great suggestions.

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Where to try some of the best Cuban food

Restaurante La Giraldilla

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Restaurante Cubano La Giraldilla is one of the best Cuban restaurants around. They’re known for their delicious “ropa vieja,” a traditional Cuban dish made of shredded beef and vegetables usually served over rice.

Their entire menu is full of flavor and authentic tastes of Cuba, and they’ve even got some of the very best mojitos you can find in all of Barcelona. Keeping with the traditional Cuban vibe, they play Cuban music for an authentic atmosphere.

With excellent and friendly service, great prices and unbeatable flavors, Restaurante Cubano La Giraldilla is a must if you’re looking for great Cuban food in Barcelona.

Address: Carrer de Provença, 32, 08029 Barcelona in La Nova Esquerra de l’Eixample

Habana Vieja

Habana Vieja is a unique Cuban-African-Spanish fusion restaurant in the heart of the charming El Born neighborhood.

Habana Vieja opened in 1992 and have been serving great food in traditional Cuban style ever since. Their dishes are a surprisingly perfect balance between the three cultures, a delicious and unique combination of flavors.

Even the music is a fusion of Cuban, African, and Spanish styles. They have a welcoming and friendly staff, long cocktail list, and reasonable prices. What more could you want in an authentic Cuban restaurant?

Address: Carrer dels Banys Vells, 2, 08003 Barcelona

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El Cubano

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Located in Poblenou, the restaurant El Cubano has a great reputation for serving some of the best Cuban food in the city. They maintain the authenticity of real Cuban food as all of their dishes are homemade with traditional recipes.

They treat customers like family in the traditional Cuban style, offering the friendliest service you can get. Even the atmosphere of the restaurant is designed to make visitors feel like they’re in Cuba, so it’s popular among Cubans who want to have a little taste of home.

So if you’re craving Cuban food or just want to try more international cuisine in Barcelona, El Cubano is guaranteed to satisfy you and keep you coming back with their authentic and delicious recipes.

Address: Carrer de l’Agricultura, 284, 08020 Barcelona

Do you know another good Cuban restaurant in the city?

About the author

Rachel G

Originally from the United States, Rachel has been living in Spain since 2014. After two years in Madrid, she moved to Barcelona in 2016 to pursue her passions in writing and photography. She spends her free time enjoying life in beautiful Barcelona and traveling around Europe as much as possible.

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