Best of Boston

2012 Best Spanish Restaurant

Tres Gatos

At this tapas-bar-within-a-bookshop, the garlicky gambas all i pebre, fat wedges of creamy tortilla española, and chorizo-enhanced albondigas are all outstanding versions of the classics. After a few sugared churros dunked in spiced hot chocolate (pictured above), you’ll swear that Las Ramblas is just around the corner.

470 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, 617-477-4851,