The best 4+1 places for an American breakfast in Barcelona

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An American breakfast is perfect for gaining the energy required to cover the whole of Barcelona as a tourist. Eggs, bacon, pancakes, coffee and extras are the most popular ingredients for a caloric intake ill-suited to the Mediterranean diet… but we all love making exceptions!

That’s why in Barcelona there are several places that serve delicious American breakfasts, both for the city’s inhabitants and for its tourists. Below we leave a list of the top 4 recommended places as well as a bonus option for getting the best out of the coast.

If you like eating well wherever you go and getting to know local cuisine, we encourage you to go on this Market tour and paella cooking workshop with a professional chef and lunch. Scrumptious!

The Benedict

The Benedict is one of Barcelona’s most popular places for breakfast or brunch. Among its breakfasts you’ll find the popular full-English and the vegetarian breakfast. However, the American breakfast truly stands out, with two fried eggs, rashers of bacon, hash browns and toast with butter and marmalade.

Carrer d’en Gignàs, 23

La Desayunería

The Desayunería (the Breakfast bar) is the only place in Spain that serves breakfasts from sunrise to sunset. You can find national and international breakfasts of all kinds, but its speciality is sweet and savoury American pancakes.

Carrer del Comte Borrell, 75

Desayuno americano Barcelona

Bernie’s Diner Grill & Bar

Bernie’s is a grill decorated in a classic Hollywood style, with red chairs, badges and license plates on the walls, XL milkshakes and, of course, American breakfasts. It includes two fried or scrambled eggs, grilled bacon, pancakes with maple syrup and toast.

Via Laietana, 20

Mama’s Café

Mama’s Café is found in the idyllic neighbourhood of Gràcia. Although it may appear small, it has a cosy patio inside. Its menu has several American breakfast options, with eggs and pancakes being the most popular ingredients.

Carrer de Torrijos, 26

Breakfast on a yacht trip along Barcelona’s coastline

Desayuno en la costa de Barcelona

Our last breakfast recommendation will have you dining like kings as it is by far our most special suggestion. This is breakfast in a yacht which will cruise along Barcelona’s coastline, with impressive views.

During the cruise, you will learn basic navigation techniques and, time permitting, you may even be able to bathe in the crystal-clear Mediterranean Sea. A unique breakfast, along with the calm sea breeze, the sound of waves and the sunlight caressing your skin. You will remember it for the rest of your life!

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