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!

  •   I went with my friend and we both enjoyed the food & the setting. Service was good as well. The portions are small to medium, so order a starter as well if you are hungry.More

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    6/23/2018

      We came across Rao on trip advisor. Registered as a new restaurant but the reviews looked excellent. Arrived at the restaurant without a reservation, seated immediately. Explanation of the menu and wine was also super quick and helpful. Food was very good, we thought about...More

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    6/22/2018

      We love Barcelona and absolutely loved Rao! Recommended by a friend, we were not disappointed. It is in a lovely location and so well decorated - rustic but modern. We were welcomed and took the waiter's recommendation for dishes which, we felt, gave us a...More

    thumb miami09Uk
    6/22/2018

      Amazing food and super enthusiastic servers who made the experience really special and wonderful. No wonder it’s rated so well!

    thumb marysas93
    6/22/2018
  •   Hidden on a narrow street right by Las Ramblas cost and romantic place.Deliciuos food and lots of cool creative details.Check the secret space inside ,you will love it;)

    thumb forinfo177
    6/21/2018

      We are regular restaurant goers both at home and while traveling and Rao has been the most exceptional place we have been so far. From the moment we approached the door we were impressed. Huge variety in the menu, outstanding service, including the waitstaff explaining...More

    thumb TravelBug511
    6/21/2018

      The restaurant is the best restaurant we have been to in our 2 weeks’ travel in Spain. The food was very very good, thoughtfully created, makes you savour every bit up to the sauces too. The service is impeccable. The friendly serving staff comes by...More

    thumb Petapantan
    6/21/2018

      All around wonderful. Great location. Great food. Wonderful service. Prices very reasonable. Go now! Jason and Julian will take great care of you.More

    thumb samc37
    6/21/2018
  •   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

      This place is a must visit! I found this restaurant by chance and had the best meal ever. The food is to die for 🙂 The place is very cosy and the staff really friendly. Me and my boyfriend enjoyed it so much, that we...More

    thumb Camila L
    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!!!

    thumb NCH462
    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

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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