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Bar Cañete – quality tapas near Las Ramblas


Bar Cañete
Carrer de la Unió 17
08001 Barcelona

Bar Cañete is a busy tapas restaurant located right off Las Ramblas on Carrer de la Unió. It offers more than the usual tortilla and pan con tomate, this place is simple yet elegant with the waiting staff more than happy to talk you through the menu and attend to your needs. It isn’t recommended for those that have a nervous disposition about being in imitate spaces, as your elbows basically meet your neighbors but that is all part of the fun.

We were actually recommended to go by Barcelona walking tour guide The Treasures and it didn’t disappoint.  As we tucked in to dishes such as berenjenas a la miel (shavings of aubergine with honey), sepia (cuttlefish) and rabo de buey al “vino tinto” (ox tail in red wine) we knew it was a great find and an ideal spot for tapas when in the center.

[…] can’t forget tasty and incredible tapas at Bar Cañete, a rather busy tapas bar located on calle Unio off Las Ramblas. In this neighborhood you will find […]

July 4th, 2013 at 10:09, posted by The riveting Raval district, Barcelona

[…] The city offers a lot of places with different kind of tapas for different moments of your life.  I love the most authentic old ones, like El Jabalí de la Ronda or La Cova Fumada. But also the great news (inspired in the olds), like El Cañete. […]

September 3rd, 2013 at 11:29, posted by Barcelona Insider – Culinary Backstreets

[…] place for tapas? No Doubt: Cañete Bar in Carrer Unió 17, the best eggplant with honey we have ever […]

June 8th, 2016 at 18:08, posted by » Barcelona Insider: Barcelona Cooking

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