Snack 55 Barcelona

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Snack 55 – Bargain Bikinis

You’ll find Snack 55 on the recently refurbished stretch of Passeig de Sant Joan between Tetuan and Diagonal. It is one of the best value snack bars in the city. If you doubt this then order one of their Bikinis (ham and cheese grilled sandwiches) for €3.25, and see what you get for your money. Or, order one of their Americanos (bacon rashers, fried egg and cheese toasted sandwiches) for €4.25. I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised.

They have a huge menu of hot and cold sandwiches, crêpes, hamburgers, paellas, pizzas, platos combinados, and an extensive list of tapas. There are 20 outside tables and a TV you can view from the street.

Another good reason to visit is that they have a large room at the back with seating for about 80 people with a big TV screen for showing Barça games.

Local teens know this place as Cubalitros or Cubatas, as they serve a huge selection of very large and ridiculously cheap cocktails and mixed drinks, and it can be a lively place in the evening. If you want to join the fun you could buy a 5-litre bucket, a Cubolitro, of a spirits based concoction for just €15.

Friendly staff. 

Be sure to check out the chalkboards for special deals – such as hotdogs for just €1, or 5 quintos (20cl. bottles of beer) plus patatas bravas to share for only €7; and special offers on beers, you can sometimes get a bottle of Estrella or Moritz for just €1.


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Passeig de Sant Joan, 55, Barcelona

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Opening Times

Tue - Fri 08:00 - 01:00, Sat 09:30 - 01:00, Sun 10:00 - 23:00


Bikini: € 3.25
Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)