The calçots season is here! Prepare your bib and enjoy the best calçotadas in Barcelona

February 8th 2024
María Castillo
The calçots season is here! Prepare your bib and enjoy the best calçotadas in Barcelona

This is one of the oldest traditions in Catalonia and corresponds to one of the most anticipated social activities of the year. As for its physiognomy, calçots are vegetables, similar to white onions, but elongated. They are cooked on the grill, and once ready, they rest between newspapers to be devoured accompanied by an exquisite romesco sauce. 

When it comes to calçots there are no limits, you can eat as many as you can and want. So prepare your bib and write down these facts that will be a meter away in Barcelona.

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1.- La Foixarda: this restaurant is located in two places in Barcelona, in the Pueblo Español and another in Hípica. It has a spectacular terrace and you can go with your group of friends or family without any problem. 

2.- Can Vador: this is one of the classics of Barcelona. In its two restaurants have calçots menu, where for 35 € per person you can enjoy a delicious grilled meats and the classic calçots DO Valls with its exquisite salty Romesco. And the best thing is that it is in the heart of Eixample.

3.- Can Jané: it is a beautiful Farmhouse of the XVIII century that is only 10 minutes away from Barcelona, in Sant Cugat del Vallès. Of course its specialty is grilled meats and traditional Catalan food. It is the perfect place to finish after a day of walking around Tibidabo or the surrounding area.

4.- Cal Ganxo: In this restaurant from Valls, Tarragona, you will enjoy a unique and traditional experience. In addition, the sauce of the calçots is prepared with the original recipe of the grandmother Chisqueta de Can Ganxo and is one of the most representative attractions of the restaurant that ensures the success of its famous barbecues.

5.- Casa Masana: in the middle of Balmes street you will find this place that is a treasure and serves finger-licking calçots. The menu costs 38€ and you will enjoy spectacular calçots and grilled artichokes. Secondly, grilled meat and delicious potatoes with caliu.

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