All lovers of mussels must visit restaurant La Muscleria, located in the Eixample district. It is believed that it serves the most delicious mussels Barcelona. The hosts of this institution with 1997 year decided to devote himself to the preparation of this particular shellfish.
In the menu, a huge number of options for cooking the mussels, the choice more 30 different recipes. You can try the mussels cooked with cider and onion with blue cheese, sparkling wine, cava, mussels in mustard sauce, with fresh lime, with mushrooms and bacon with squid or salmon and many other variations.
Mussels are served in a small saucepan, which look very appetizing. Large portions and reasonable prices. Do not forget to order white wine to enjoy maximized. Besides mussels on the menu has salads, seafood appetizers and desserts. The room of the restaurant is very simple, it is informal and family institution. There is a terrace.
At lunch it serves a good set lunch of two courses and dessert for 10 €
*Meat of mussels - a high-grade protein. It is rich in phosphatides? Which are beneficial to the liver. These mollusks pretty greasy, but so-called "useful" fat, which is composed of a particularly beneficial polyunsaturated fatty acids. This special substances that improve brain function and return to its former acuity. Trials demonstrate the properties of mussels to resist cancer, arthritis, and improve the body's immune defenses. Moreover, the mussels - a natural antioxidant, as they contain vitamin E and B vitamins & D, trace elements and biologically active substances. According to their nutritional value is often equated to chicken eggs, because the mussel protein contains all the essential amino acids.