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BARcelona Tapas Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Spanish, Tapas
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34 N Central Ave, Clayton, Saint Louis, MO 63105 (Maryland and Forsyth)
(314) 863-9909
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Good for:
Casual Dining
Romance
Bar scene

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fun and flavor!

Enjoyed our weekday night out at Barcelona! Four of us shared a flavorful paella, broccolini dish, fried codfish, and one other dish and they were all delicious! Atmosphere is fun but you can still have pleasant conversation without having to shout across the table. Our server was new but very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Stlflora
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
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104 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed our weekday night out at Barcelona! Four of us shared a flavorful paella, broccolini dish, fried codfish, and one other dish and they were all delicious! Atmosphere is fun but you can still have pleasant conversation without having to shout across the table. Our server was new but very accomodating and welcoming. Overall fun and flavorful experience nd would... More 

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santa Clara, CA
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61 reviews 61 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Very tasty tapas, you need about 3 to make a nice meal. The garlic shrimp were particularly good. We managed to snag an outside table, very pleasant. I would go there again!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Nice place over all. The atmosphere is nice and food is good. Service can be hit or miss. Had some that were very attentive and others that took forever.

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Phoenix, AZ
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159 reviews 159 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

It took 15-20 min for our server to come to our table after being seated. Another 15 before we were served water. Like any Tapas restaurant, there are many selections, which is great as it affords the opportunity to try something new. Although the place was busy, which we took as a good omen, the food was less than stellar.... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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84 reviews 84 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

To be fair, I am not reviewing the restaurant as a whole, only an experience at the bar on an early Friday afternoon. We had already eaten lunch so we stopped in for some afternoon drinks and maybe an appetizer or two. We ordered two red wine Sangrias while making a decision on an appetizer. The Sangrias came out in... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I was really in the mood for espresso when my co-workers and I went here for lunch! They had good service, good food and really good espresso. :)

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St. Louis
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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Cocktails are fairly expensive for the size of the drink, but that is rather standard for the Clayton area. However, the food was excellent. We got a steak skewer that was delicious and cooked perfectly with some balsamic like sauce that was too die for. We also got the roasted cauliflower and additionally the goat cheese and bread. Really, really... More 

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O'Fallon, Missouri
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

A buddy and I had time to blow in Clayton and were in the mood for wings. After having googled "wings" and "Clayton, MO" an article from the River Front Times mentioned that this place had "Best Chicken Wings St. Louis 2008". Now mind you, I don't necessarily need to have traditional hot or spicy "buffalo" chicken wings", but the... More 

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Broomfield, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We tried several tapas and enjoyed all of them. The atmosphere is lively and good for going out on the weekend. I would recommend it to anyone.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a great restaurant to go to with friends. It's loud, but the food is extraordinary! It's a fun atmosphere with a good wine and cocktail list. We shared several fabulous small plates and had a blast!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 34 N Central Ave, Clayton, Saint Louis, MO 63105
    (Maryland and Forsyth)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: (314) 863-9909

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?