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Restaurants and tapas

The NBA Cafe in Barcelona

Written by Paula

Basketball fans, rejoice! There is a new and exciting venue in the city: the NBA Cafe Barcelona, the first official NBA Cafe in all of Europe.

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Located in a historical neoclassical building on the bustling Ramblas, the venue boasts three floors full of everything related to the NBA. The sports-themed restaurant opened its doors only a couple of months ago, in September of 2016, to offer a haven for the fans and for anyone who wants to come and enjoy good food while emerging themselves in the culture of one of the best basketball leagues in the word.

The venue lives and breathes basketball, with a variety of original NBA memorabilia like signed jerseys, and balls, sneakers. There is also an interactive zone where kids and adults can participate in activities and play games.

This is the place to go to in Barcelona to watch NBA games, which are shown in the venue’s gigantic screen, to attend events related to the world of basketball, and to shop for official NBA merchandise.

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Grab a bite

The NBA Cafe Barcelona serves a mix of American food with Oriental and Mexican influences. On the American side, they offer some of the beloved classics such as Buffalo wings, hamburgers, chicken fingers, and hot dogs. On the Mexican side, they offer quesadillas, tacos, and fajitas. On the Oriental side, they offer Thai noodles, Korean-style tacos, and tuna tataki.

Those with a sweet tooth with immediately start salivating when reading the dessert menu, which offers delicious American specialties such as pecan pie, apple pie, red velvet cake, brownies, sundaes, and milkshakes.

Not feeling hungry?

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The NBA Cafe is also a great place to stop for a drink with friends and chill out after a day of working. They offer a variety of beers and wines and also sodas, for those who prefer to steer away from alcohol. Their menu also contains an impressive selection of cocktails, with all of the classics, plus their signature cocktails such as the October Afternoon, with vodka, gingerbread syrup, lime juice, cranberries and fresh blackberries; the Jack Berrys, with Jack Daniel’s, Triple Sec, lemon juice, 7UP, lime and fresh blackberries; and the June of Alex, with L’Esprit de June, chocolate cream and milk cream. There’s also something for those who like gin and tonics and for those who appreciate a good Spanish sangria.

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Useful information

NBA Cafe Barcelona is located at Las Ramblas, 120. It is open from Monday to Thursday from 1 pm to 12 am, Fridays from 1 pm to 1 am, and Saturdays and Sundays from 12 pm tp 1 am.

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Paula is an experienced content writer, translator and editor.

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