Best Breakfast in Barcelona

This blog post was originally posted on October 26, 2016 and was updated on September 11, 2017.

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day…

Breakfast in Barcelona is no exception! There are so many tasty options in the city that it can be hard to narrow down. Luckily, we here at Devour Barcelona are happy to help! Here’s where to find the best breakfast in Barcelona and start the day off right.

Find the best breakfast in Barcelona with our complete guide!

Granja Viader

Obviously, one of the best Spanish breakfasts in Barcelona is chocolate and churros! However, another sinfully delicious option is ensaimada with a suis. Enjoy the best of both worlds! Head to Granja Viader for some of the best breakfast in Barcelona with a side of history. This place has been in the family for five generations!

Address: Carrer den Xucla, 4-6

Holy yum, we are obsessed with Spanish hot chocolate, and there's no better place to get it than Granja Viader! Head there for one of the best breakfasts in Barcelona!
A delicious ensaimada pastry with a hot chocolate “suis.” Yes, this does actually exist. Head to Granja Viader!

Can Tosca

Want to try the quintessential Spanish breakfast in Barcelona? Look no further than the wonderful family-run Can Tosca, where you will find locals munching away at sandwiches rubbed with tomato and olive oil, filled with Spanish cured meats, cheeses, and other delectable bites!

Address: Carrer del Torrent de l’Olla, 77

We love authentic spots like Can Tosca for a great breakfast in Barcelona!
Head to Can Tosca to have breakfast with locals!


Owned by Australians, the incredibly successful Federal has become a local favorite for top breakfast in Barcelona. As can be seen with their great coffee and a varied menu, we guarantee you will love your first meal of the day! Check out both locations in the Gothic Quarter and Sant Antoni neighborhoods.

Address: Carrer del Parlament, 39 & Passatge de la Pau, 11

Federal Cafe is home to some of the best breakfast in Barcelona!
From classic pastries to trendy avocado toast, you can’t go wrong at Federal!

Pastisseria Hofmann

No compilation of the best breakfast in Barcelona would be complete without the best croissant in Barcelona! And we are absolute die-hard fans of the croissants at Hofmann, a famous pastry shop in the Born neighborhood. Get them to go, or head two doors down to enjoy them with a coffee in a beautiful medieval patio. Or better yet, join us on our Tastes, Tapas & Traditions of Barcelona tour to try them in good company!

Address: Carrer dels Flassaders, 44

Looking for the best breakfast in Barcelona? Look no further!
The incredible croissants at Hofmann! Photo Credit: Love & Olive Oil.

Devour Barcelona Breakfast

Looking for so much more than just great food? Join us on a morning food tour and have breakfast the best way possible—at soulful and historical establishments, in great company, and with fascinating commentary from your local guide! From savory to sweet, we devour all the best bites in Barcelona on our morning food tours!

Already hungry? Join Devour Barcelona guide Victoria for breakfast at Granja Viader and inside the Boquería market!

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