Barcelona Restaurants

El Vaso de Oro

  • Balboa 6 Map It
  • Barceloneta
  • Spanish
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

A favorite with gourmands from Barcelona and beyond, this often overcrowded little counter serves some of the best beer and tapas in town. The house-brewed artisanal draught beer–-named after the Fort family who own and run the bar–-is drawn and served with loving care by veteran, epauletted waiters who have it down to a fine art. To eat, the solomillo con foie y cebolla (beef filet mignon with duck liver and onions) is an overwhelming favorite, but the fresh fish prepared a la plancha (on the grill) is also excellent. If you avoid peak local lunch and dinner hours (2–4 pm and 9–11 pm) you will have better luck carving out a place to perch your food and drink.

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Balboa 6, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08003, Spain

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  • Closed 1st 3 wks of Sept.

Published 08/18/2015


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