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BARcelona Tapas Restaurant

32-34 N. Central Ave, Clayton, Saint Louis, MO 63105
(314) 863-9909
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Ranked #6 of 47 restaurants in Clayton
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Spanish, Tapas
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Maryland and Forsyth
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English first
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

The exterior of this restaurant conveys the image of a bar with a restaurant tacked on. The surprise is how good the food is. Delicious Albondigas ( meatballs) , potatas bravas (deep fried potatoes with a spicey sauce) , cauliflower with pine nuts and raisins, grilled asparagus, broccolini were all delicious.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

This was my first (but not last!) tapas experience! I loved the whole atmosphere of BARcelona Tapas, and I also devoured the food. My boyfriend and I ordered 4 different dishes (I can't remember what they were anymore), but we devoured every last bit. And even made room for an equally tasty desert! Highly recommend!!

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Ladue, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We went to try this restaurant last weekend. Made a last minute reservation on open table. Its in the Clayton downtown area so parking is an issue, having valet parking is very convenient. We ordered 4 dishes and were served within the first 10 minutes, very quick service which was what we were looking for. The service was efficient and... More

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morristown, nj
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Great variety of food--we shared numerous small plates--the salmon was outstanding as were the sauteed mushrooms and fried artichokes. Spanish tortilla was really good too. Good service considering we were a large crowd and they were pretty crowded. Good menu of drink options too as well as Spanish desserts--3 leches, churros, etc. The bread pudding was terrific. Would go back... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Excellent food, a little pricey. Good portions. Lunch salad was $10. ............................ Not crowded plenty if beers on tap full service bar.

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

We were looking for a better experience than J Bucks and found it at Tapas! Great food (hot , delicious, great prices)and the staff was gracious, although it was on the rowdy side ( Friday night) the atmosphere was nice and welcoming. Definitely worth another visit.

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NY
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

My daughter brought me here. Fabulous food. Wonderful prices on food and wine! Everything was so delicious. Will go back next time in town!

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Richmond, Virginia
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9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

went there for lunch-enjoyed a number of the tapas selections-everyone was fantastic! The service was excellent. Not rushed-good timing. Mushrooms, assorted cheeses and hams-all outstanding This is a go to spot in Clayton.

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St. Louis, MO
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146 reviews 146 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

We love this place for date night just sitting at the bar or with a group of friends on the patio. I think their lamb is second to none and when I am trying to stay vegetarian they have a ton of options to choose from. Their goat cheese and tomato sauce is delicious. Other favorites are the veggie paella... More

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Springfield, MO
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

The food was very good, and it had plenty of vegetarian options, which is big for my wife and I. The Spinach Empanada was great, as was the Goat Cheese with tomato sauce and bread. That Goat Cheese dish seemed to be a big seller the night we were there!

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