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Bar Jai-ca: tapas in la Barceloneta

Bar Jai-Ca is a traditional tapas bar in the heart of Barceloneta that has been serving up delicious food and drinks for over 60 years. The bar is a popular spot for both locals and tourists, and it is a great place to experience the flavors of Barcelona. The menu features a wide variety of tapas, including fried fish, montaditos, and patatas bravas. Bar Jai-Ca is a great place to enjoy a leisurely meal with friends or family.

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Bar Jai-ca tapas en Barcelona

Bar Jai-ca has been in business since 1955 but is still as fresh as the first day and shows a very a typical decoration from Barcelona: paintings on the walls, endless shelves with bottles, traditional wooden tables and tiles, Barça photos on the walls and Wine boots decorate the place. They offer a great variety of tapas, I would recommend you to try the anchovies and boquerones, the tortilla de patatas,  chipirones and a good ration of tigers (stuffed and fried mussels) all paired with a good vermouth.

There’s also  a terrace to enjoy the good weather in summer after a day at the beach.

The public is a mix of locals, foreigners living in Barcelona and tourists. Do not be fooled,  the bar has not lost its authenticity over time and remains a frequent meeting point for families or groups of friends from the city. 

Terraza del bar Jai-ca en la Barceloneta, Barcelona

It is located in the neighborhood of Barceloneta (Carrer de Ginebra, 13), a fishermans district located in the coastal area of ​​the Barcelona. The nearest bus station is Passeig Joan de Borbó and you have to take one of these lines 39, 45, 59, D20, N8 or V15 to get there.

I leave you with a serving of cuttlefish.

Chipirones en el bar de tapas Jai-ca en la Barceloneta, Barcelona

Useful items for your stay in Barcelona

Below you will find some items that will be useful during your trip to Barcelona. In addition, the options that I recommend are committed to environment/social causes and are vegan.

10l backpack for day trips and trekking

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This 10 L backpack 10 is ideal for visitng cities or going hikimg. It has two compartments to organize your stuff properly and internal space for a hydration bag, as well as a side pocket to carry a bottle.

The size is suitable for 1 day trips and to go running, since it allows you to take everything you need with ease. In addition, it covers less of the back and thus avoids being overheated.

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Insulated bottle (BPA free)

vegan + environment commitment

The Super bottle Sparrow is very practical to carry water and liquids when you are visiting around, or your are planning on going to the beach or trekking; and is made of stainless steel.

It is thermal and can maintain the temperature (hot and cold) for 12 hours. This is a great way to cool off when you go to the beach or in hot weather. In addition, it comes with an additional cap for practicing sport, two straws and a cleaner.

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Waterproof windbreaker

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Carrying a waterproof windbreaker in your suitcase is essential in case temperatures drop, it rains unexpectedly, or to go hiking.

When traveling, it’s important to choose a jacket that is lightweight, takes up little space and that you can use in different situations; that is to say, that transpires, is waterproof and has a hood to protect you properly from bad weather.

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