Food Glossary

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Term Definition

Dátil (Date)


The date is the fruit of the date palm. It is a golden yellow or brownish red berry at maturity. Its flesh is soft, aromatic and sweet in taste. Inside it has an elongated stone with a longitudinal groove.

Dates can be eaten fresh or dried and are a staple food for the people of North Africa and the Near East, who are the main producers.


Dátil De Mar (Date Mussel)

Dátil De Mar

Mollusc of the mussel family that receives its common name from its resemblance to the fruit of the palm tree. It is found in the Mediterranean Sea and in the more temperate eastern Atlantic Ocean.
Historically these shells are considered a delicacy, cooked and served in a broth of white wine, garlic and parsley.


Municipal Markets

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Where we are

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Av. Francesc Cambó, 16
08003 Barcelona
T: 933195740

Monday, Wednesday, Saturday:
 7.30 to 15.30

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday:
7.30 to 20.30

Summer Opening Hours
1st July - 1st September
Monday to Thursday 07.30 - 15.30
Friday 07.30 - 20.00
Saturday  08.00 - 15.00