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Cal Pep

8 Plaça de les Olles
Barcelona , Spain
34 93 310-7961

Though the dining bar is more mobbed than Ibiza in August, those who wait by the entrance before 1 p.m. might snag a counter seat. The reward? Shellfish singed a la plancha, or a white bean–and-sausage stew with a port-wine reduction—plus the satisfaction of watching hungry hordes ogle your seat.

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