Barcelona’s Famous Tapas Bar, TICKETS: 24 Must-Eat’s

Here’s how “the surprise menu” went at Barcelona’s TICKETS.

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PHOTO Wendy Hung

TICKETS is one of the most coveted restaurants in Barcelona. With an order of a “Surprise Menu,” accompanied by glasses of cavas to kick off the meal, seemingly endless plates of tapas arrived with bewildered anticipation and sheer gastronomic satisfaction.

1. Watermelon infused with sangria

2. White anchovies dipped in olive oil – The Olive-S by Tickets

3. Xuxi with tomatoe seeds and Cantabrian anchovie

4. Joselito’s Gran Reserva iberian ham

5. Miniairbags stuffed with manchego cheese

6. Codium tempura with its vinagrette jus

7. Slices of tuna belly with its tartare, panceta and salmon roe

8. Tomato salad with transparent gazpacho jelly

9. Avocado cannelloni with crab and romesco sauce

10. Tomato tartar cone

11. Raw oysters with its pearl

12. Razor clams in escabeche sauce, saffron pearls and soy sauce shards

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PHOTO Wendy Hung

13. Steamed “Mollete” with chicken, funghi porcini and foie

14. Rabbit “taco” in Salmorejo style

15. Confit potatoes with pork rib jus and boiled iberian ham

16. Liquid ravioli of Payoyo cheese

17. Tuna belly tartare with a light spicy sauce and lime

18. Free range chicken “Sot y Less” brochette with mini Shiitake

19. Fried egg with truffled duck fat and potato cream

20. Grilled ribeye steak with potatoes and red peppers

21. Macerated prawns with soy and ginger

22. Marinated fried fish

23. Watermelon and soft Catalan cheese with basil ice cream

24. “The Animated Forest”: chocolate cake, pistachio sponge cake, ice cream, coconut caramel, meringue.

To make reservations at Tickets, visit their website here. 

Wendy Hung


As the founder of Jetset Times, Wendy is an avid traveler and fluent in five languages. When she's not traveling, Wendy calls Paris and Taipei home. Her favorite countries so far from her travels have been: Bhutan, Iran, and St. Bart's because they were all so different!

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