If, walking through the Gothic Quarter, or after the "exhausting" day at the beach, you wanted to close a snack and spend a minimum amount of time and money, check out the guests to cook from Damascus. That's the name of this ancient Syrian cafes and cookbook, written by its owner.
Coming from a family of restaurateurs, Salem moved to Barcelona in 1980 in upper Raval, to the fourth generation to continue the family business. In his restaurant Cocinero de Damasco he serves one the best kebabs and falafels in Barcelona.
Salem each morning personally buys the ingredients for their meals, he is preparing falafel from raw chickpeas, sweet sauce of yogurt and tahini, thinly cut slices of lamb, turkey or veal, and puts them in a pita bread cake on a bed of onions, parsley, tomato and pickles. If you prefer, you can also add homemade spicy sauce. Kebab or falafel with hummus cost 4,50 €
The interior of the cafe is decorated simply, are always clean, cozy and family-soul, you feel like a guest, where you have to cook with love and care. Apart from shawarma and falafel they serve traditional Syrian sweets. From drinks only water, lemonades and soda different flavors, Alcohol is not sold.