From Mediterranean cuisine to Japanese Sushi, here's our guide to outdoor dining in Maresme
The Maresme region offers a warm, sunny climate all year round making outdoor dining a possibility almost every day of the year. There are numerous cafés, bars and restaurants that offer outside space whether it be an intimate patio setting, a chiringuito right on the beach or a sprawling terrace overlooking the sea. We’ve put together our favourite restaurants with a terrace in Maresme whether it be to sip a cocktail, enjoy a meal with family and friends or to celebrate a big occasion.
In the heart of Vilassar de Mar is the Verdeguer. It is located on the ground floor of a modernist house in the Old Town and specialises in Catalan gastronomy. The building was constructed at the beginning of the last century and is beautifully decorated. All the food is made from fresh produce and sourced locally. Make sure you accompany your meal with their wide selection of wine, it is all delicious! The terrace is a great place to enjoy lunch or dinner with family or friends during summer or winter (when they out out the patio heaters).
Carrer de Josep Anselm Clavé, 14
08340 Vilassar de Mar
T: +34 93 797 52 98
Can Rin is located in the heart of Cabrils in an old manor house built at the beginning of the 19th century. They serve the best mediterranean cuisine in Cabrils, some would argue even in Maresme. They offer a different menu every season depending on what they can source locally. The Can Rin terrace is perfect on a sunny day or warm evening to come and sit for breakfast, lunch, dinner or even a cocktail after dinner. It is also perfect for a romantic and relaxed evening with your partner. They serve good local wines and all the staff are attentive and friendly
Carrer Torrent Roig, 2
T: +34 93 750 90 01
Yumé is located in a pretty square in Vilassar de Mar Old Town, less than a five minute walk from the beach. This gastronomic project was first established in Sant Vicenç de Montalt and they went on to expand their business to Vilassar de Mar. Yumé has a cosy room inside and and lovely little terrace overlooking the square. They offer a catering service in the Maresme area and also offer take aways and delivery. There is a car park just underneath the square.
Carrer de Ca l’Aduana, 71
08340 Vilassar de Mar
T: +34 93 782 50 39
The Ibiza-style Pez Globo restaurant is located in the newly renovated port of Mataró, built in an old farmhouse and is one of many new eateries which have emerged as a result of this new vibrant area. It has two wonderful terraces that are perfect in the summer evenings. Food is locally sourced and specialities include fish and rice dishes. You might also want to give the oysters a try. You get two hours of free parking, and it has a playground just in front of it if the kids get tired of sitting at a table!
Passeig Maritim, 250
T: +34 608 92 44 61
Els Garrofers is a beautiful restaurant in the market town of Alella. It is built in an old Masia surrounded with pine and carob trees and has a dream terrace that is perfect in the summer and winter months to eat with family or friends. They offer award-winning Mediterranean cuisine and ensure that the produce is always locally sourced. The extensive menu varies from season to season. The restaurant is ideal for special occasions including Christmas and New Year, but you need to book well in advance. The restaurant is also ideal for families as it serves a great kids menu. Parking is easy on any of the streets nearby.
Passeig Antoni Borrell, 13
T: +34 93 540 17 94
Ostres! Quib Racanet is arguably one of the best restaurants in the entire Maresme region. Situated on the seafront at Caldetes, it offers exquisite contemporary Mediterranean cuisine made with local produce. The restaurant is divided into two terrace style dining areas, one air-conditioned/heated which is open all year round and another outside with a capacity for over 100 diners. The space has been beautifully integrated within its environment, reflecting the beauty of the Mediterranean right in front of it.
Passeig dels Anglesos
208393 Caldes D’estrac
T: +34 646 04 32 95
Blau de Mar is located on the seafront in Arenys in an old Indian house built at the beginning of the 20th century. The building has several indoor dining rooms and terraces ideal for families or groups of all sizes. It serves delicious Mediterranean cuisine lovingly made from local produce. The paella in particular is one of their stand-out dishes. There is car park located just 50 metres from the restaurant.
Passeig Xifre 2,
08350 Arenys de Mar
T: +34 93 158 60 65
Located at the upper end of the Caldes d’Estrac, Jardí del Vellard is a restaurant that offers daring haute cuisine locally sourced Mediterranean dishes. Elegant and sophisticated in style, the establishment is divided into two distinct parts. The interiors have a more “retro” aesthetic and the magnificent terrace surrounded by mulberry trees and is ideal on warm summer days and evenings.
Carrer Riera de Torrentbo
108394 Sant Vinçenç de Montalt
T: +34 937 91 00 03
Saloma is located in the vibrant Port of el Masnou. It offers a wide range of options on the menu including delicious and freshly caught fish and seafood as well as exquisite rice dishes. The service is always friendly and professional and the terrace is perfect for sunny days with family and friends.
Port esportiu local 90,
08320 El Masnou
T: +34 93 193 55 43
The Bahari beach club in located on Garbi beach in Calella, known as one of the best beaches on the Maresme coast. Its location makes it a perfect spot to have a quick lunch or aperitif as well as a relaxed dinner or cocktails overlooking the seafront. It is open all year round. Their menu offers a wide range of dishes with its rices being their speciality You can park on the streets close by in the car park 100 metres from the restaurant.
Platja de Garbi
T: +34 606 60 83 33
Restaurant Terrassa Voramar is located in the heart of Sant Pol de Mar, between the ocean and the train station. They serve a delicious range of seafood and paella. The terrace has a canopy of trees that offer a cool shade, which is a welcoming break from the sunny beach, steps away.
Avinguda Doctor Furest, s/n,
08395 Sant Pol de Mar
T: +34 937 60 06 54
Located on the Port Esportiu del Masnou overlooking the boats and steps away from Platja del Masnou is Gran Muralla d’Or. This beautiful Chinese restaurant is a perfect place for a quick bite with fast and friendly service. They have a terrace and indoor dining, extensive hours, and lots of affordable options.
Passeig del Port Esportiu, 96, 97
08320 El Masnou, Barcelona
T: +34 935 40 48 54
Gran Muralla d’Or