FOR €10

Cheap and delicious in Barcelona? It's possible!
If you think that saving money in Barcelona is only possible if you feed on fast food or bake potatoes on a campfire, we have great news for you. Surprise! Here is our ultimate list of truly inexpensive meals in Barcelona for tourists or locals on a tight budget. We have carefully chosen places that not only charge less, but serve healthy and tasty dishes from the world's cuisines.
Specialty: morning coffee and croissant
Fresh pastry and coffee and good prices 365 days a year.
Coffee & croissant: €1.7
Big sandwich & drink: €2.5
Lunch menu: €5
365 cafés are all around the city. You can find one near almost any metro station.
Here's the address of one of them: Via Laietana, 46 (Urquinaona metro: L1, L4)
Open Monday to Sunday 6 am - 10 pm


Specialty: amazing dumplings
The best Asian tapas in Barcelona and well-deserved 9.2 points on Foursquare.
Pork chops: €2.75
Large plate of dumpling soup: €5.85
Heavenly mochi: €2.95
Address: Carrer dels Carders, 46 (Jaume 1 metro: L4)
Open: Tuesday to Sunday 1 pm - 6 pm, 7 pm - 12 am; Monday 7 pm - 12 am

100 Montaditos
Specialty: beer and tapas
They have 350 restaurants all around the world and serve more than 150 thousand tapas and 18 million litres of beer daily! 100 Montaditos is a Spanish restaurant chain that serves simple and tasty tapas. On Wednesdays and Sundays the math is easy: any "montadito" costs just €1. You won't find anything cheaper!
Here's the address of one of them: Plaça d'Urquinaona, 1 (Urquinaona metro: L1, L4)
Open Monday to Saturday 10 am - 12:30 am, Sunday open 24 hours

Specialty: cheap meals and snacks
They have good special offers if you want something fast and tasty. Salads from €2, first or second plates from €2.50, focaccia for only €1.30. Lots of restaurants all around Barcelona.
Here's the address of one of them: Plaça d'Urquinaona, 1 (Urquinaona metro: L1, L4)
Open Monday to Sunday 8 am - 10 pm

La Malandrina
Specialty: Argentine beef
A real carnivores' heaven! The biggest portion of mean for the lowest price in Barcelona. Don't think too much, just order your steak and you will be served meat, potatoes and salad. €8-10 for serving.

: Carrer de l'Almirall Cervera, 5 (Barceloneta metro: L4)
Open Monday to Sunday 1:30 pm - 12 am

El Tianguis
: delicious taco
Mexican restaurant where excellent quality meets reasonable prices.
Taco from €1.80
Quesadilla with cheese: €3.80
Nachos and guacamole: €6
Drinks from €2.30
The price shown in menu is by the piece.
Address: Carrer de Villarroel, 42 (Urgell metro: L1)
Open Tuesday to Friday 7 pm - 11:30 pm; Saturday and Sunday 1 pm - 4 pm, 8 pm - 11:30 pm

La Tasqueta del Blai

: the best montaditos in town
"Montaditos" are small sandwiches that can be made of more that ten ingredients. Find the tastiest skyscraper sandwiches here for only €1. Besides this tavern, there are about 30 cheap & tasty tapas places on Carrer de Blai street.

: Carrer de Blai, 17 (Paral-lel metro: L1, L5)
Open Monday to Sunday 12:30 pm - 2 am

Wok Arc de Triomf
Specialty: all-you-can-eat
An ideal place if you are really hungry but have a limited budget. Sushi, appetizers and main courses, fresh seafood and meat cooked in front of you, various desserts and ice-cream for only €10.50 at lunchtime or €13.95 at night. Drinks are payed apart.
Address: Passeig de Lluís Companys, 19 (Arc de Triomf metro: L1)
Open Monday to Sunday 12:30 pm - 5 pm, 8 pm - 12 am

Kaitenuchi Dao
Specialty: all-you-can-eat deluxe
Another buffet, but with a touch of luxury. You are seated next to a conveyor belt where delicious Asian and seafood dishes pass by. Eat as much as you want for €10.50 at lunchtime or €14.50 at night.
Address: Passeig de Colom, 4 (Drassanes metro: L1, L5)
Open Monday to Sunday 12:00 pm - 4 pm, 8 pm - 12 am

Chen Ji
Specialty: gigantic Chinese dishesAuthentic Chinese food in the Chinatown of Barcelona. Order almost a litre of soup for €3-4 or almost a kilo of noodles or rice with meat for €4-5.

: Carrer d'Alí Bei, 65
(Arc de Triomf metro: L1)
Open Monday to Sunday 11:30 am - 12 am

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