After touring La Sagrada Familia we decided to explore the city simply by walking 30 minutes to our dinner spot, La Casa Lolea. After dinner, we walked over the Arco de Triomf since it was nearby and across the street from our train station.
The main streets of Barcelona are lined with beautiful buildings, shops, and homes. They are complemented with narrow and dark alleys with even more beautiful buildings, small restaurants with delicious food, curious shops, and buzzing with tourists and locals.
The restaurant is located along Carrer de Sant Pere Més Alt (a narrow and long alley) which spills open to a main street where you will find buses and trains.
This place was recommended by our foodie travel friends. They know good food and they were right… again! Casa Lolea is a small restaurant with a front and back seating area. It is a mixed crowd but always busy.
Casa Lolea provided a booster seat for the kids!
Let me tell you that Casa Lolea had the best Sangria on our trip! They have their very own brand of Sangria and provide a few options but the classic Sangria was clean, crisp, and so refreshing.
The Black Truffle Risotto was creamy and flavorful. Our son absolutely loved it.
Tabla de surtido de embutidos paired perfectly with the sangria and our daughter could not stop picking.
Drizzle olive oil on the toast then rub fresh tomato and garlic for a burst of flavor and comfort in each bite.
We highly recommend you stop at Casa Lolea for at least a sip of their Sangria. If you can’t make it to Spain, no worries. You can order a bottle at Wine.com
Before we walked off our tapas dinner we stopped for some late night Gelato
Observation: There was still some light in the sky at 9pm
We made it to the Arco. Honestly — not much to see here but makes a perefect background for beautiful photos or sitting for break.
The night was not over. Before we retreated to our Airbnb we let the kids run around and burn energy at the local playground