Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Barcelona: Restaurant Can Majó

Restaurant Cafe Majo is located in the Barcelonetta district of Barcelona. I promised Hubs before we left Barcelona that he would have authentic paella from Spain. Although paella is from the Valencia region, Cafe Majo would have to do. Plus the restaurant was a short walk from our hotel at the Hotel Arts of Barcelona. Since this is a beachfront restaurant, we got to walk alongside the beach and take in the late night scene. Dining at 10pm is the norm so after resting from our lunch at El Celler de Can Roca, I was up for late night dinner.

Bread with tomato spread

Crab hush puppies

Special: Seafood paella with lobster, crawfish, shrimp and clams

Mousse of Passion fruit and White Chocolate

Before settling for Cafe Majo, I read various travel/food reviews and found that Can Majo was a tourist trap. Fortunately, Hubs had rave reviews. He absolutely loved it. I guess paella in any region of Spain would beat anything from the U.S. In my opinion, it was ok. The ingredients were fresh and I liked the atmosphere but there's always room for improvement or at least we need to go to Valencia to have the real deal.

Can Majo
2308003 Barcelona, Spain



Ebenezers Barn and Grill said...

Thoroughly enjoyed the food here!!

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Jack said...

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