The “pintxos”: a quick gastronomic getaway to the Basque Country without going out of Barcelona (Part 1)

Would you like to eat typical food from Basque Country in Barcelona city? So, it’s easier than you think! You have to go to one of Basque restaurants and approach to the bar counter. There you could see a big variety of cold pintxos with bread, delicious filling and a wood toothpick over the food.

Once you’re there the waiter will give you a dish so you could put all the pintxos that you want to eat. Moreover, there will be a waiter passing by with a tray, who will offer hot pintxos little by little, very recommendable too… it worth to wait it for! When you finish, the process of paying is the following, the waiter comes and counts the toothpicks you had gathered during your visit. Normally, the pintxos cost about 2€ per unit.

In this post, we recommend you two Basque restaurants in Barcelona, where you could taste its typical food:                                 

The Sagardi Restaurant  is situated in Carrer Argentería (Gótic district). It holds about 80 varieties of season food and the new gastronomic tendencies.

The Txapela Restaurant includes three establishments in Barcelona, all of them in Passeig de Gràcia. Shortly, will be the fourth opening of the company in the city, near the Plaza Cataluña.

The next week we will publish the second part of this post about pintxos and tapas in Barcelona. Stay tuned!