Monday - Saturday. Restaurant: 19:00-00:00 / Cocktail Bar: 19:00-01:00

Welcome to Raó Restaurant & Cocktail Bar.

Raó is a new restaurant and a cocktail bar in Barcelona. We opened 31st of May 2018!

Raó restaurant has 3 zones: a cozy spacious salon with a comfortable sofa, armchairs and marble tables; the bar with a kitchen view and a private dining area, decorated with modern Graffiti.

RAO restaurant fully booked
RAO restaurant dining room
RAO restaurant dining room with cosy chairs
RAO restaurant dining room and a bar

REASONS BEHIND "RAÓ"

Welcome to Raó restaurant & cocktail bar. "Raó" in Catalan means "reason". Everything we do is for Raó:

Reason #1
The talented chefs use locally sourced and seasonal products to plate creative modern delights based on a variety of Mediterranean and traditional local dishes.
Reason # 2

Our beautifully decorated restaurant is located in one of the most emblematic streets of Barcelona, with comfortable seating and select lighting.

Reason #3

Our experienced and energetic staff will ensure a perfectly enjoyable, relaxing and fulfilling evening that will be an unforgettable experience.

Our talented chefs use locally sourced and seasonal products to offer diners a variety of creative Catalan dishes.

IBERIAN JAMÓN

Jamon Ibérico Bellota cured 18 months

OUR CROQUETTES

Croquettes of Jamon Ibérico, Emulsion of Jamón *3 units

BRAVAS RAÓ

Patatas bravas Raó style with salsa brava y all i oli

PUMPKIN CANNELLONE

Pumpkin Cannellone, creamy Mascarpone and Feta with Watercress Salsa, Pumpkin Crispy and Hazelnut Powder

SALMOREJO

Market Tomato Salad with Salmorejo “Our Way”

GREEN SALAD WITH MOZZARELLA

Market Garden Green Salad with Mozzarella, Nuts and Passion Fruit Vinagreta

SPANISH TORTILLA

"Lazy" Tortilla of the Season

AVOCADO & BEET TEMPURA

Avocado and Beet Tempura, Served with Romesco Dip

CALAMARI

Grilled Beach Squid, Asparagus, Radishes, Salicornia, Bimi and Snow Peas, with Pomegranate Mayo

SCALLOPS

Scallops with Pancetta and Toasted Cauliflower

ROASTBEEF

Slow Cooked Roast Beef Served Chilled with Coleman’s Mustard Ice Cream and Fennel

DUCK BREAST

Catalan Duck Breast with Smoked and Candied Eggplant Puree and Baby Corn

KOKOTXA

Slow Cooked Acorn Fed Pork Cheek, with Green Apple Compote

TUNA TARTAR

Mediterranean Tuna Tartar and Seaweed Bread

OCTOPUS A LA GALLEGA

Grilled Octopus Leg "a la Gallega", Creamy Potato with Paprika and Kalamata Olive Emulsion

ENTRECOTE STEAK

Entrecôte Steak with Padrón Peppers km 0

"PAELLA" RAÓ

Special rice according to the season

GRILLED TURBOT

Grilled Turbot, Violet Potatoes and Fried Chilies with Cream of Plancton, Salicornia

CHIKEN WINGS

Deboned Chicken Wings Teriyaki and Chili Emulsion

CRISTAL BREAD

Catalan Coca Bread with Tomato, E.V. Olive oil

What people say about us:

We are happy to share with you other's people experiences with us!

  •   Had a excellent fine dining experience. The setting was calming and cosy if you are passing through Barcelona highly recommended!

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    6/19/2018

      My mother and I came across this restaurant while visiting Barcelona. The location is great - just off Las Ramblas; the atmosphere is charming; the staff was welcoming and friendly; and the food was amazing. We had red wine and shared three medium sized plates:...More

    thumb Cathy B
    6/19/2018

      We went there for a dinner with another couple and we had a great time. Specially loved the great care they took to make some amazingly tasting dishes that were specially good to share among friends. Please specially try the kokotxa and the calamari, no...More

    thumb Angel R
    6/18/2018

      We really enjoyed having dinner here. The food was delicious and the staff were lovely. Thanks to Jason in particular for the great service. If you're in Barcelona, I strongly recommend having dinner here!!!

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    6/16/2018
  •   My wife and I had just arrived in Barcelona a few hours prior and having briefly walked along La Rambla, tasting some of the delicious foods that Spain are well known for at the La Boqueria markets, we had worked up quite an appetite. We...More

    thumb PatMedia101
    6/15/2018

      Eat here when in Barca! You won’t be disappointed! Great tasty food, excellent efficient and friendly service, good atmosphere...I highly recommend!

    thumb Izzy R
    6/15/2018

      Great food, great place, great people😊Apsolutely place to visit when in Barcelona😊 We had fun, food was amazing, stuff is friendly and the atmosphere was great!

    thumb Masha K
    6/15/2018

      This was truly the best meal I’ve had in years! The dishes were well balanced and we were so impressed we asked for them to choose for us. You couldn’t ask for a kinda and more welcoming atmosphere. The holiday was a treat for my...More

    thumb kimvfreeman
    6/15/2018
  •   This would be a great idea for a couple to spend an evening at the heart of Catalonia capital. A nice, cozy place, fairly new, fairly small. The food is delicious and they offer a full bar too. The staff is very polite and attentive....More

    thumb mf2199
    6/14/2018

      Perfect find. Strolling around the narrow streets we came across this very inviting restaurant. The host made us feel so welcome. Very warmly decorated with a contemporary rustic touch. The menu consisted as "Jason" told us of having all shapes colours and flavours to please...More

    thumb GentlemanJah
    6/13/2018

      This place is really worth to visit and spend a long evening eating super tasty food. Plenty of flavors and colors. You eat the serving with your eyes first and the flavors are mouth-watering. Perfect combination.

    thumb Jussi K
    6/12/2018

      We stumbled upon the Rao Restaurant by chance on their opening night and enjoyed a sensational meal to celebrate our 29th wedding anniversary. The food was simply superb, every dish we had was a delightful sensual experience, the waiter (also the owner we suspect) was...More

    thumb Raymond G
    6/12/2018
  •   Deliciuos food and wines, relaxing atmospher and attended staff all of this you can find in RAO. It was great experience, we'll come back for sure.More

    thumb mkonstantynowicz
    6/11/2018

      Great food! The Roastbeef, Tuna and Duck are exquisite 🙂 We also recommend the so called ‘spunge’ with ice cream for dessert. Service is kind and professional.More

    thumb Jebrah
    6/09/2018

      We had a marvelous night at RAÓ. A gem of a find. Incredibly presented plates and perfect service. I can't recommend this restaurant enough.

    thumb Tanya D
    6/06/2018

      Unexpected!! Good priced food for absolutely amazing food & service. The waiter was very attentive. My favourite: Octopus!!

    thumb Jordi B
    6/04/2018

RESERVATIONS

There are several ways you can book a table with us: fill the reservation form and receive a confirmation immediately; call us; text us on WhatsApp; send us an email. If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us!

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