Eating in Vilafranca del Penedés

Eating in Vilafranca del Penedés

The urban center of Vilafranca del Penedés has many medieval and modernist buildings that are better to visit with calm. Close to his, many of the best resting places of the coast of Barcelona. Eating in Vilafranca del Penedés includes delicious local products that enable visitors to enjoy the Catalan cuisine. 

Vilafranca del Penedés is considered one of the capitals of wine in Catalonia. Here, a great number of wineries that produce cava and wines with D.O Catalunya and Penedès can be found. The quality of these drinks has been recognized for the whole nation, but you still should go in person to try them.

Generally speaking, the gastronomy of Vilafranca del Penedés is based in the use of natural ingredients of great quality. From fruits to legumes, Penedès has great local species such as the Gallo Negro and the Pato Mudo, known for being low in fat. Throughout the year, many festivities such as the Feria del Gallo in december and the Fiesta del Xató in january are celebrated. Regarding the sweets, our favorite one is the Catalànies, caramelized almonds covered with a dough made of almond, hazelnut and milk and then sprinkled with cocoa powder. Another example of local dessert is the Coca de Vilafranca that have a strong flavor of anise and cumin.

If you want to enjoy some delicious patatas bravas go to the bar El Paseo, a place where you will find great food in Vilafranca del Penedés. In Indalo you will get some delicious tapas and bocadillos.

But the best place to eat tapas is the bar Cal Ramón, where you can order croquetas and a delicious coca zuccini.

Bar El Paseo
Bar Indalo

An elegant and well known restaurant of Vilafranca del Penedés is Cal Ton, a place that out travelers community loves. With a simple cuisine, they only use quality products. The dishes are not huge but it is worth it to try them. From the sea to the mountains, some of the best dishes here are the cod and the bull tail.

Another restaurant that we recommend is La Fábrica, with great Japanese dishes. You can also enjoy great music in a very intimate ambiance here.

El Cigró d’Or uses local products to build its dishes. This is the perfect restaurant for a special occasion, and they really take care of the presentation of the dishes. An excellent place to eat in Vilafranca del Penedés.

Restaurante La Fábrica Vilafranca del penedes
Restaurante El Cigró d’Or
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