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Barcelona Restaurant

1192 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203
(518) 438-1144
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Ranked #48 of 598 Restaurants in Albany
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Johnstown, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We've eaten here on numerous occasions. The food is always excellent and the service is top notch. Only issue is it is not handicapped accessible (bathrooms on the second floor with a steep stair case). Outstanding northern and western Mediterranean food.

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Albany, New York
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74 reviews 74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I had eaten here a few years ago for dinner & enjoyed it, so when my co-workers asked where I would like my retirement lunch, I thought of here since it was close by, and i always wanted an excuse to go back again. (Since I don't live in the area, it wouldn't be a top choice for dinner unless... More 

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Plattsburgh, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Recommended by my brother. It was a nice place with a quiet and romantic dinning area. Wine selection was great. I had a oakey glass of Hidden Crush from California which was a real treat. The size of wine glass is reasonable for the price of $8.00. My husband had a Rufino Lumina Pino Gigrot which he liked a lot.... More 

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104 reviews 104 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We did not have a reservation on a Saturday night at about 5:15 and they still accommodated us which was nice. The decor and atmosphere are honestly traditional looking and very warm. I love the atmosphere here. The food was quick to come out but we could time it well by holding off on ordering dinners until after our appetizers... More 

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Albany, New York
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123 reviews 123 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Went to Barcelona for a special dinner for my birthday and was very happy with our experience. All of the dishes we had had a little 'extra' to make it more unusual and unique...filet with roasted red peppers and demi-glaze....tilapia topped with lobster meat...escargot on toast-tips. Steaks were cooked to perfection and very tender. Prices were fair for the entrees... More 

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Albany, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Excellent food! Wonderful chef and service. The deck and private room made our event even better. Everyone loved the evening.

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Atlanta, GA
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50 reviews 50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Had a pleasant evening - lovely but inefficient hostess, efficient & pleasant bartenders, waiter just okay. We got to sit upstairs on the outside and the weather could not have been more beautiful. The food was hit or miss. Bruschetta was very tasty - lots of garlic, paella was not the tastiest I have had. Reasonably priced bottle of wine... More 

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Asheville, NC
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219 reviews 219 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
221 helpful votes 221 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This part tapas, part regular Italian/seafood/whatever restaurant has a friendly atmosphere, but the food we tried was mediocre at best. I understand that this is Albany, so I take that into account, but don't expect sophisticated food. Service was good and prices were reasonable. We sat out on the second--floor verandah, which was enjoyable despite the traffic noise.

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Newark, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The staff was very attentive, the food was excellent, the portions were large, but the dining room was very loud.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

We arrived at 4:30 on a Sat.. They were not at all ready for guests. There wasn't a soul in the place yet it took 5 min to figure out there was one table available... Ok. It took a while for our server to come over to us.. I inquired about the specials but wasn't given them because the cook... More 

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Additional Information about Barcelona Restaurant

Address: 1192 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203
Phone Number: (518) 438-1144
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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