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Where to eat in El Gotic and El Born in Barcelona for less than 10 euros

Barcelona does boast a thriving foodie scene with plenty of reasonably priced dining options, if you know where to find them. Its diverse restaurant scene, whether its Mediterranean Food or Fusion Cuisine for example, reflects the capital city’s cosmopolitan culture.

The Gothic Quarter and El Born Quarter are an absolute must if you are visiting Barcelona, and there’s many restaurants with a great food quality. In this article you can discover our selection of bars and restaurants where you can eat for under 10 euros.



El Casal Cafe Bar – enjoy a relaxing atmosphere in a quiet square, breakfast and lunch with the best Catalan seasonal products. Mediterranean Bistro with a wide range of Catalan charcuteries, tortillas and cheeses served in tapas or in sandwiches. You can have the special of the day for 9.50€.

El Born,  Plaça Victor Balaguer, 5


The Pans’s Club – French take away shop in the Borns neighborhood. This restaurant is famous for their fabulous lunch boxes, they serve quiches with vegetables, salmon, spinach, cheese, potatoes and onion. The restaurant is also known for their bagels. The price of one quiche and two salads is 9.40€.

El Born, Plaça de la LLana, 16




A Tua Bola – Fusion cuisine, their main purpose is “Gourmet chef food can be offered to everyone at an affordable price”. At A Tu Bola, the food is shaped as a ball, they have meat balls, fish balls, and veggie balls, blending many ingredients into one cohesive dish. Almost all the options of their menu costs less than 10 euros.

El Born, Carrer de l’Hospital, 78







The Box – a small, colourful bar-restaurant with Latin-American street food and super chilled party atmosphere. Here you can eat delicious mouthwatering hot dogsburritos and tapas for under 10 euros. Bear in mind the restaurant is open only for dinner. 

El Gòtic, Carrer d’en Gignás, 30





Pizza Pazza –   traditional Italian Pizzeria, considered for many as one of the best pizzerias in Barcelona, the pizzas are prepared with typical Calabrian products such as peperoncin sauce. Here you can find also Italian drinks and cervantes and artisanal breweries. Their Lasagna Casereccia costs 4.50€ and the pizza’s average price is 8.90€.    

El Gòtic, Carrer Ample, 44





Made in Sicily – Italian Cuisine, here you will find delicious pizzas, pastas and lasagnas and a very good and friendly service. Their menu costs 7.90€ and includes lasagna or pasta, soft drink, desert and coffee.

El Gòtic, Carrer Dels Escudellers, 35




Enjoy Vegan – Vegan, Crudivegan, Macrobiotic and Free Gluten gastronomy. At Enjoy Vegan the food is mainly fruits and vegetables, different types of grain and flours, and nuts. The recipes are based in proteins, carbohydrates, mineral salts, vitamins and saturated fats. The options of the menu costs under 10€.

El Born, Plaça de Sant Augustí Vell, 10





Vegetalia –  vegetarian, homemade and natural cuisine, they present a menu with new and traditional recipes. What makes them so great are their  fresh organic ingredients, they decided to plant their own organic garden, in order to supply their restaurants, achieving a healthier, fresh and balanced meals. Almost all the menu costs less than 10€.

El Born, Carrer dels Escudellers, 54



Eating on a budget in Barcelona often means foregoing the traditional three-course meal, but that’s not a bad thing when you also want to leave some time for sightseeing. If you want to discover the best of Barcelona’s cultural attractions, we suggest that you take a Segway Tour or a eScooter Tour with Barcelona Segway Day, and you will be able to visit many places, in a short period of time.  We hope you enjoy our selection of restaurants to eat on a budget.
Written by Elisa Rodrigues