Barcelona's best Vegetarian and Vegan tapas

By Local Heroes

Being Vegan and Vegetarian sometimes means not being able to (or not wanting to) try traditional food while traveling... Tapas are a big part of the Spanish and Catalan cuisine and can be found in most restaurants and bars of Barcelona, and there are good news for vegs: some of the most delicious and common tapas can be included in their meals! This article will help you clear that information for you.

The 5 veggie tapas you need to try in Barcelona

The following 5 items are considered the best Vegan and Vegetarian tapas by tripUniq's Local Heroes and they are included in the Barcelona Guides.

The 5 veggie tapas you need to try in Barcelona

#1 Patatas bravas

Typical in most regions of Spain, they consist of fried potatoes with a spicy paprika sauce and alioli.

Included in 4 of 55 Barcelona Travel Guides

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Josefina

Josefina, 26, Travel Journalist

Josefina
It’s always a good time to have some bravas! You can ask for the sauces on the side, and vegans shouldn't have alioli, it's mayonnaise with garlic.

Josefina, 26, Travel Journalist

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The 5 veggie tapas you need to try in Barcelona

#2 Pa amb tomaquet

Typical of the Catalan cuisine, this is bread with tomato and garlic spread over it.

Included in 4 of 55 Barcelona Travel Guides

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Gemma

Gemma, 33, Tour guide

Gemma
I know it sounds pretty normal, but don’t underestimate it, it’s delicious!

Gemma, 33, Tour guide

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The 5 veggie tapas you need to try in Barcelona

#3 Escalivada

Roasted mix of vegetables that consists of onions, red peppers and aubergines.

Included in 4 of 55 Barcelona Travel Guides

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Marc

Marc, 37, Event Organiser

Marc
There are many ways to eat it: on the side of a main dish, on a “coca” (type of bread), alone or as a small pie.

Marc, 37, Event Organiser

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The 5 veggie tapas you need to try in Barcelona

#4 Pimientos de Padrón

Roasted small green peppers with intense flavour.

Included in 4 of 55 Barcelona Travel Guides

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Sergi

Sergi, 25, Executive consultant

Sergi
Some might be a little bit spicy so beware!

Sergi, 25, Executive consultant

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The 5 veggie tapas you need to try in Barcelona

#5 Gazpacho

Cold soup based on tomato, garlic and olive oil, although it can have other ingredients like peppers or onions.

Included in 4 of 55 Barcelona Travel Guides

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Helene

Helene, 31, Corporate Finance

Helene
As it’s served cold, it’s perfect for a break during summer.

Helene, 31, Corporate Finance

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