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La Tasca Restaurant

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Spanish, Tapas
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25 W Davis St, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1424
847-398-2400
Today
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 47
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The place to go for tapas on the North Shore

This is the place to enjoy great selection of tapas, washed down with excellent sangria. Friendly service, great atmosphere, delicious food. Prices are very reasonable as well!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
Roger H
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Chicago, Illinois
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
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111 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This is the place to enjoy great selection of tapas, washed down with excellent sangria. Friendly service, great atmosphere, delicious food. Prices are very reasonable as well!

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

La Tasca Tapas Restaurant is quite simply the best restaurant in downtown Arlington Heights. The food is out of this world, and the portions are generous, too. It's tapas-style, so you don't need to commit to one dish, but rather, you can try several different ones on the menu, all of which are fresh and delicious. The ambiance is perfect... More 

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Chicago
Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I can't remember how many times my wife and I have been here and it's either just us or with a group of friends. This is a tapas restaurant with a great selection of permanent menu options as well as some specials on various nights. The black bean soup, the potatoes with the cayenne dressing, the steak tenderloin or chicken... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We had a fabulous meal at La Tasca! We were a party of 5 adults, 5 teenaged children, order after order of delicious tapas. Don't miss the bacon wrapped dates!

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I cannot stand smelling Pine Sol cleaner when I walk in. The bar staff is rude. Many waiters act as if they are doing you a favor by waiting on your table. American food portions are very large in general but the portions here are nothing like what you see in Spain. When you walk into a Spanish tapas bar... More 

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Streamwood, Illinois
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

At La Tasca you order a number of small plates so that you end up tasting a little bit of this and a little bit of that. The service and food were very good. Our bill ended up being a little more then expected, because we ordered so many items. But over all we had a very enjoyable dining experience.

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Evanston, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My wife and I honeymooned in Spain, and Tapas is one of our favorite cuisines. I often cook it when entertaining. So when we had theater tickets in Arlington Heights I was pleased to find La Tasca just a block from the theater. We ordered a few of our favorites - Patatas Bravas, Chaminones Barcelona. We tried a special: goat... More 

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Chicagoland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

LaTasca offer the opportunity to engage in communal dining with friends. Great menu options and fantastic wine list. This restaurant has expanded over the years - the main dining room is still the best seating.

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Illinois
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I visited this Tapas place after a few years. It used to offer great tasty food with Spanish zest and crisp entrees. It has lost that a bit. However, drinks and ambiance is great. Location is great. Service was very good but a bit slow. We ordered a few entrees from specials. They were not that great. Felt like Chef... More 

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Schaumburg
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Went here for a girls-night outing and had a blast. The restaurant was very quiet and good for an intimate meal. We ordered a number of plates (as this is tapas style) and shared amongst our group. The food was a tad bit on the pricey side but not too bad once split-up between us each. Great spot on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25 W Davis St, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1424
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: 847-398-2400

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?