Teresa Carles Cocina Vegetariana

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Jovellanos, 2 (at Metro: Placa Catalunya or Universidad Metro), Barcelona, Spain, 08001

Family-owned establishment that's part of a small network of individualized vegetarian restaurants including: Vegetalia in Barcelona, Paradis in Lleida, and Baobab in Zaragoza. Offers breakfast, brunch, dinner, and takeaway. There is a salad bar and 3 daily changing menu options which usually includes at least 1 vegan. English spoken. Busy, pleasant atmosphere, eclectic ambient music, modern decor. Opened since March 2011. Previously named Vegetalia - Jovellanos (same owners). Open Mon 12:00am-12:00am, Mon-Sun 9:00am-12:00am.

Category: Lacto, Ovo, International, Western, Salad bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Spanish

Reviews (116)

First Review by Ruby X

Tasty - Edit

I had to spend a fair amount of time in Barcelona recently and ate at this restaurant three times in the span of four weeks. The third time was a bit disappointing from a service perspective but the food is great.

Pros: Good choice and for the kids as well, Both vegan and veggie option

Cons: Service could be better

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great food, atmosphere and staff! Much vegan and glutenfree - Edit

I am so haooy we decided to visir this restaurant, we went there almost every night on our stay! They have delicious food, and much to choose from for me with glutenallergy.

Pros: Many vegan options, many glutenfree options, more fancy than regular food

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delicious! - Edit

Very good food for a reasonable price and lots of vegan options! Love the interior too, they have an open kitchen.

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*****food/beverages but only *service - Edit

The food and equally creative and healthful juices/smoothies are amazing. I enjoyed my meal.

The service was one of the worst I've experienced in 7 weeks of eating out while touring the Iberian Peninsula. The servers are doing their best but the restaurant was woefully understaffed.

I'll give them another try and revisit my review.

Pros: creative healthful food, creative healthful drinks

Cons: was understaffed--poor service

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pricey but well worth it for amazingly creative food and drink - Edit

Amazing atmosphere, lovely waiters and some amazing vegan food, that is creative but also delivers on taste. Try and resist the temptation otherwise you'll end up spending but sometimes it's worth it.

Pros: lots of vegan options , creative, locally inspired

Cons: expensive

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Popular lunch restaurant - Edit

A bit too loud and noisy for my taste. Due to its popularity it's always full to the brim. Love the idea with a changing menue, but it also means that there sometimes is only one vegan option, while all of them are vegan other weeks.

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Perfect (unfortunately not completely vegan) - Edit

Definitely a perfect place to visit in Barcelona. Unfortunately not all dishes are vegan. However, we had a couple of vegan options and all of those were very delicious, not to say simply perfect. Friendly staff and a cozy atmosphere in short it is absolutely recommendable. I will hope to come back very soon.

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absolutely delicious - Edit

I walked quite a ways to get here only to discover only part of their menu was available due to the time 6pm?). Initially I was disappointed by this and was second guessing having trekked my tired ass here after a 24 hr journey to Spain. .
Until the croquettes arrived.
Cooked to perfection
Flavor balanced to perfection
The waitress was a pleasure.
My first real tapas in Barcelona and it was delicious!
Will certainly return before my trip is over.

Cons: no outdoor seating

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Terrific vegetarian resturant with lots of vegan options - Edit

Amazing vegetarian spots seems to be very popular with locals as well. We got the vegan spinach coquettes, black rice dish and portabello freak-all were fantastic. I would say those this place is a little expensive its about 13.50 for a main but id say its worth it.

Pros: Lots of vegan things and English menu.

Cons: A bit pricey

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Hay que ir / Always a must - Edit

Vivo en Barcelona y nunca me canso de ir al Teresa Carles. Platos sabrosos, menú variable y buena localización. Muy recomendable.
I live in Barcelona and never get tired of going to Teresa Carles. Tasty dishes, changing menu and good location. Highly recommended.

Pros: Menú del mediodía / Lunch menu, Servicio rapido / Fast service

Cons: No 100% vegano

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Cozy - Edit

Cozy place, really good food

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la meilleure cuisine végé de bcn - Edit

L'ambiance du restaurant est assez sombre, ce qui tranche avec Flax & Kale qui appartient au même groupe. Ici, on mange d'excellents plats préparés sur place. OK, c'est cher mais mieux vaut ne pas passer à côté. L'assiette d'aubergine (végétarien) est d'un fondant absolu: absolument divin. Certes, les proportions ne sont pas non plus énormes.

Pros: excellentissime, calme, service discret

Cons: cher, raffiné

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Fine dining, best vegan croquette and sangria! Interesting vegan tuna! - Edit

We ordered 3 different vegan Tapas and probably one of the best Sangrias we had in the city (Rosé). La Bomba de Barcelonetta turned out being a delicious croquette filled with artichoke, topped with vegan mayo and a red sauce. Creamy inside and a crunchy crust, soo good... The veggie tempura had green asparagus, squash, carrots and leaks and was served with a very good spicy sauce. We ordered vegan tuna and got a platter with a little can filled with juicy vegan "fish" and some pan con tomate on the side. For dessert we had the snowflake cake which was a good solid vegan cake, but also not as special and delicate as the rest of the dishes. I would try next time the vegan millefleur or one of the other vegan desserts. The atmosphere is modern, cozy and a bit fancy (in a good way), so if you want to go out for a dinner on a special occasion, this is the place.

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tasty vegan options and great service - Edit

I was impressed with the service and their kale soup. Also their desserts were great and their bread. Really pleasant inside and vegan options clearly marked on the menu, which I think were a great majority of the menu. Definitely coming back

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Fresh food - Edit

English menu with vegan options clearly marked.
The food was very fresh and home cooked which is great and the vegan cakes were amazing.
I did enjoy our dinner here, however we did feel a little underwhelmed by the portion size in comparison with the price . The vegan lasagna could have been better with a side of bread or potatoes perhaps. I was disappointed the seitan burger isn't vegan.
If it wasn't for how good the cakes were I would have probably only awarded 3 starts.

Pros: Fresh

Cons: Portions could be bigger for price, Majority vegetarian menu

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Recommended - Edit

I came with friends from Sweden and Norway and both, they and I, were delighted. We will be back!

Pros: excellent food, excellent staff, beautiful place

Cons: not 100% vegan (vegetarian)

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best vegan restaurant in Barcelona by far - Edit

I come here every time I am in Barcelona (1 at month) and since I found this restaurant I bring all my friends and they all love it.
Food is just incredible,staff is super friendly,location excellent honestly the best vegatarian/vegan restaurant I have been in Barcelona (and I have been to many)

Pros: excellent food, friendly staff, quality for money

Cons: nothing

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very nice. 40% vegan... I wish it was 100% vegan - Edit

very loud when I visited. but worth it. I had a small tapa with a bomba de la Barcelona and olives. this bomb was very nice. I had to order more of it. and the selva Negra vegan cake.. wow. I would come back for it.

it was amazing.

which shows the potential of this place to cook more vegan. or of course go full vegan.
it is always bittersweet to have amazing vegan food at a place that supports the cruel industries of dairy and eggs

Pros: very nice vegan food

Cons: supports dairy and eggs industry. so doesn't

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Wonderful - Edit

We booked on 09/02/17 as we were in Barcelona for a long weekend for my partner's birthday.
The menu is very good with plenty of choice for vegans. I started with tempura veg and my partner had the veg tower. (she isn't vegan..she's not even a veggie!) Both were delicious.
The dipping sauce for the tempura was lip smackingly tangy!
I had the Portobello Freak and Do which was great, although the sauce is very rich. My partner had the pasta Lasanyuki which she enjoyed.
We had intended to have desserts but found the portions to be on the large side so were too stuffed!
We enjoyed the food so much we got a table on the Saturday night. This time we skipped starters and went for mains and desserts!
I had the Lasanyuki and my partner had the Pappardellisimi. Both delicious, the pasta was nice and thin and not stodgy in the least and the sauces rich, tasty and silky.
For dessert I had the Vegan Snowflake cake and my partner had the Vegan Selva Negra.
We will definitely go back when we are next in Barcelona.

Pros: Amazing food!, Great choice of vegan options, Friendly staff

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Gutes Essen in schöner Atmosphäre - Edit

Dieses viel besuchte, hübsche Restaurant ist empfehlenswert. Die Auswahl der Speisen ist überschaubar. Die Speisekarte enthält englisch, spanisch und katalanisch.

Pros: Die abgepackten, kalt gepressten Säfte sind großar

Cons: Tendenziell ist es eher teuer

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A bit too touristy - Edit

Food is good, but prices are a bit too high. It tends to be very busy, packed with tourists. I have been there a few times, the first time service was very slow, the last time it was a bit faster. I prefer a smaller, more intimate restaurant in which the waiters are not running around the restaurant.

Pros: Food is tasty, Great menu

Cons: too busy and full of tourists, Price a bit too high, Service could be a bit better

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de lo mejor que he comido en mi vida :) - Edit

me encantó el menú. en especial recuerdo el postre vegano de sandía y menta. delicioso! y los jugos una delicia

Pros: menú variado y de alto nivel

Cons: relativamente caro

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Popular restaurant - Edit

This big and popular restaurant had an extensive menu, with adequate vegan and gluten free choices. We had Bomba de la Barceloneta and Pickled Plant-based Tuna as appetizers, and Portobello Freak and Do, and crepe filled with artichoke (not vegan). The Portobello was way too salty, almost unbearably so. The dessert Vegan Mille-Feuille was wonderful. Overall this was an enjoyable restaurant.

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I want to give it 5 stars but the app doesn't accept it - Edit

Delicious and healthy food in friendly atmosphere

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Impressive - Edit

We visited here during our recent holiday and ordered the sweet heart and Berlin juices, which were very satisfying. Inside the decor is very impressive and inviting and most importantly the menu is very vegan friendly with some great options with meal deals available too at affordable prices. Can't wait to sample the food when we return.

Pros: Excellent vegan options, Decor, Nice vibe

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DELICIOUS - Edit

This restaurant was right across from my rental apartment and was AMAZING!! My grandparents (omnivores) thought the food was amazing. The only dish that wasn't incredible was the first vegan pasta dish on the permanent menu. It has an insane amount of salt, but everything else I sampled was awesome!

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Genial - Edit

Comida variada y de mucha calidad. Sin duda repetiremos! En dias festivos puede que tengas que esperar un poco pero lo gestionan muy bien. El precio es un poco caro pero vale la pena.

Pros: Calidad de la comida, Ambiente acogedor

Cons: Precio.

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