Tocca is the Italian restaurant at Port Olímpic. After just one year it has become a leading dining destination at the port. Chef GinoRichi and his wife Alexa masterfully oversee the restaurant, providing pleasant and attentive service.<
The restaurant can accommodate up to 300, distributed between its fully-equipped tent area, indoor rooms and upper floor, decorated with allusions to Italian music and cuisine. A menu for business and Christmas dinners is offered. A great choice.<
Pizza, pasta and fish
La Fonda del Port is a classic amongst classics, frequented by tourists and locals alike. At this restaurant patrons can savour Mediterranean cuisine, mainly paellas, fish and seafood, as well as meats and dried sausages from Salamanca. According to Eva, its communications director, La Fonda del Port was opened in 2004, ever since serving up dishes featuring the very finest ingredients, providing excellent service thanks to its thoroughly professional waitstaff, and offering customers a pleasant atmosphere.
The restaurant can accommodate 500, between its interior area, three private rooms, and an enclosed, climate-controlled terrace right by the port, seating 300. They have designed multiple corporate menus, which you can find on their webpage: www.lafondadelport.com
A select and elegant restaurant offering exquisite service, overseen by head waiter Santi Gibert, who has a very clear objective: to guarantee dishes of the highest quality and unique service.
El Cangrejo Loco offers 4 private dining rooms, in addition to multiple terraces offering spectacular views of the sea and the port, some covered and climate-controlled for the winter. A perfect venue for Christmas get-togethers.
Worthy of note is its outstanding, temperature-controlled wine cellar containing more than 500 wines, both Spanish and international, along with cavas and champagnes.
You can find the menus at: www.elcangrejoloco.com
La Taberna Gallega is one of Barcelona's best-known marisquerías, or seafood restaurants, famous for its paellas and rice dishes, fresh fish, and Castilian meats, cooked in a traditional oven. Communication directors Ángeles and Marcos say that the lobster paella is one of the most popular dishes, drawing high praise from customers.
La Taberna Gallega is an elegant venue featuring a favourable architectural distribution, with ample ceilings and highly customised decor. It has 4 dining rooms in which to hold great Christmas dinners, with attentive service and menus designed specially for this time of year. You'll find all the information on their website: www.latabernagallega.com/
El Tinglado de Moncho constitutes a veritable institution at Port Olímpic. There we find Francisco, an excellent waiter who oversees the place in a careful and coordinated way, along with all the restaurant's staff.
The food is excellent, as this eatery serves up great values while evoking the atmosphere of a genuine fishermen's tavern. All the ingredients are fresh, straight from the seaside market, ready for customers to choose what they like most, and prepared on a large natural charcoal grill. More information at: monchos.com/es/el-tinglado/
The restaurant La Barca de Salamanca offers a stellar menu, based on seafood and Mediterranean cuisine, and is a place to enjoy excellent food with good service and a pleasant atmosphere.
It has seven dining rooms featuring 100% marine decor, and well-designed spaces to accommodate its customers. La Fonda del Port Olimpic and La Barca de Salamanca belong to the Grupo Silvestre. These two restaurants offer superb dried sausages from Salamanca, and suckling pig, as they boast their own ranch. The group has designed special menus for this Christmas, also offering a customisation option.
You can find all the details at: labarcadelsalamanca.com
Tapas Locas is a place dedicated to Mediterranean tapas, rice and fideuás. At night they also serve up some excellent cocktails. Rose, the proprietor, opened the restaurant a year ago, shortly before Christmas. This Christmas she plans to offer some great menus for groups, and will be open on all the holidays. An excellent value.
More information at: www.tapaslocas.com
La Fitora is a restaurant serving Mediterranean cuisine. Its menu lists rice and fish dishes, and a range of seafood options. Fresh, high-quality ingredients.
The place is run by Toni Herrera, a lover of restaurant operations, who also manages El Cangrejo Loco.
Of special note is the great capacity of its dining rooms, which can accommodate groups, family get-togethers, and company dinners. Simple and minimalist decor, with views of the beach. Who could ask for more?
On the webpage you can find the menus, specially designed for the holidays, along with a section of weekly menus. More information at www.lafitora.com
Fish and rice dishes
One of the most longstanding restaurants at Port Olímpic, opened in 1992 after the Olympic Games. Mediterranean cuisine with wonderful rice dishes, fideuás, seafood platters, barbecued items and suquets. Its dishes include veal entrecote with roquefort, a seafood bisque with diced lobster, and seafood paella, among others.
The restaurant also offers three spacious private rooms and multiple terraces, each with exceptional views of the port and beaches. An excellent place to make reservations.
Genis Pizza is anchored at the Olympic Port, with the beach to port, and the port to starboard. It is the perfect place to grab a bite before or after going to the beach, to get off your bike, or take a break on your walk, rest, and take in the views of the horizon.
With views of the beach and the Olympic Port, it is the ideal place to enjoy the best hamburgers, along with delicious cocktails. A California-style beach bar offering an exquisite menu of salads, hamburgers, tapas and other delights. A good place for before, during or after a day of fun in the sand and sun.
Seafood and burgers