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The Best Shot Bars in Barcelona

Written by Rachel G

It’s no secret that Barcelona has an amazing bar scene. You can find just about every type of bar imaginable in the city center, including those that specialize in “chupitos,” or shots in English. Here at ShBarcelona, we’ve rounded up a list of a few of the best shot bars in Barcelona for you to try when you’re looking for a little something different from your average bar.

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Espit Chupitos

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Running the shot bar business since 1989, Espit Chupitos is one of the most popular shot bars in Barcelona. You’re sure to find at least one shot you love at Espit because they’ve got over six hundred different shots and cocktails on the menu! Their shots range from classic and simple to very elaborate and inventive. They make a show out of pouring the shots, sometimes even including fire. The prices are quite affordable, and with many central locations in the city, all their bars are conveniently close to the main tourist attractions and popular areas. The atmosphere is always fun and lively and the shots never stop flowing.

The Mint

Famous for their strong and affordable mojitos, The Mint also offers a great selection of shots for just two euros a piece. The atmosphere is relaxed and it’s a popular bar to visit before going out to the nightclubs in Barcelona. They offer shots with all types of alcohol, but their specialty is gin. They have over twenty house-infused gins with unique flavors to choose from.

Address: Passeig d’Isabel II, 4, 08003 Barcelona

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Dow Jones

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In the center of Barcelona, Dow Jones is known for its unique and quirky atmosphere. The prices, displayed on screens above the bar as if it were the New York Stock Exchange, going up and down depending on demand.  And their shots are just as inventive as their pricing. Stop in at Dow Jones for a cocktail or shot and you’ll have a unique beginning to your night out at one of the most interesting bars in Barcelona.

Address:  Carrer del Bruc, 97, 08009 Barcelona

No matter what kind of bar you’re looking for, you can probably find it in Barcelona. Next time you’re going for a big night out, why not try one of these great shot bars to get your night in Barcelona started off right?

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*Main photo by Ferminius via Visualhunt

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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