Inopia www,barinopia.com - great locals tapa bar
Can pineda - very traditional, authentic spanish food. to die for! www.canpineda.com
Mercat de la Boqueria - in the middle of Las Ramblas Street. Large market with great eats! www.boqueria.info
La pallaresa - breakfast! www.lapallaresa.com
El Lobito - Great seafood selection in Barceloneta neighborhood. c/ Ginebra, 9
Comerc 24 - amazing tapa. www.comerc24.com
Chiringuito Escribà - right on the beach. great paellas but the view is even greater. make a reservation. http://www.escriba.es
Can Martí - an informal restaurant on a mountain. reserve in advance.
Pasaje Font Del Mont 4, at the Carretera de les Aigües
Quimet y Quimet - a novelty place serving jarred gourmet jarred food. delicious!
c/ Poeta Cabanyes, 25
+34.934.423.142 about 6 years ago
I recommend this site for shopping around for cheap hotels : http://www.eurocheapo.com
I also recommend this relatively affordable hotel right in the center of the city, near off of the main street, Las Ramblas.
or do it up in style without emptying out the bank account
hope it helps about 6 years ago