Patatas bravas is one of the best known traditional dish in Spain. As the name states, this is a fried potato dish (patatas in Spanish), cut in cubes and covered in a brava sauce, a spicy tomato or garlic sauce (this is where the name “brava” comes from). This sauce is served over the hot potatoes and its recipe varies depending on the region.
The “patatas bravas” are served as a dish but most commonly as a tapa, and they’re accompanied by beer or wine.
If you want to have a taste of the best patatas bravas in Barcelona, a visit to the Bar Tomas is a must. They’re famous for having the best bravas in town, made with a traditional and secret recipe.
The bar is open every day except Sundays and bank holidays, it has a great atmosphere and it’s a great place to enjoy a cold beer on the terrace along with the best bravas in Barcelona.
Hours: Monday to Saturday from 12.00 to 16.00 and from 18.00 to 22.00
Tel: +34 932 03 10 77
Address: Carrer Major de Sarrià, 49, 08017 Barcelona