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Restaurant “Bacaro”

Restaurant “Bacaro”

Carrer Jerusalem, 6 Barcelona
Barcelona (Spain)
Telf: (+34) 931 156 679

Hidden in a small street behind the Mercat de la Boqueria there is this venetian tavern worth visiting.

The door is discreet. It does not attract too much attention; in fact, if they hadn't taken me there, I wouldn't have gone in. After the green door, a curious-looking place makes you feel comfortable from the first moment. It is informal in appearance, but lovely at the same time. The decoration is very varied; nothing that is there fits with what is next... but everything together gives it a friendly character.

Personally, I prefer the first floor. It is accessed by a very rustic wooden staircase. Upstairs, there are two separate rooms, but connected at the same time. The wooden tables and the photos of the Caribbean give it a special charm. The place is cozy and fun.

They are very friendly. They don't mind "wasting" time explaining the dishes in detail, which I loved. They live it with passion and that is how they transmit it to their clients. With their explation, I would have ordered all of them!

Type: Venetian cuisine with surprising mix of good products. The menu changes every season.

  • Warm salad of grilled squid with fennel, celery, pecorino, pine nuts and Calamata olives - It is, without a doubt, one of the star dishes. Very refreshing. The contrast of flavors makes it delicious.
  • Pappardelle with Ragu at Genovesa and pecorino cheese - Another star dish. The pasta is served at the perfect cooking point and the ragout is very tasty. No one should leave without trying it!
  • Passatelli con setas rossinyols y rúcula - La salsa estaba buenísima. Aunque este plato me pareció más "pesado" que los demás, es totalmente recomendable.
  • Passatelli with Rossinyols mushrooms and arugula - The sauce was delicious. Although this dish seemed "heavier" than the others, it is totally recommended.
  • Carbonara de Mare - Ravioli with mussels and squid. Very tasty dish. 

I dare say that it is one of the best places where I have eaten pasta in Barcelona, after the "Xemei". 

The wine list is made up mainly of Italian wines.

The restaurant is small and it is always full. I recommend, book a table previously.

Price: Medium. From 25€ to 40€

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