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Barcelona Restaurant and Bar

263 E Whittier St, Columbus, OH 43206-2323
614-443-3699
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Ranked #19 of 2,006 Restaurants in Columbus
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Spanish, Bar
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Jaeger Street
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  • English first
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English first
Santa Barbara, California
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Atmosphere,delicious food and a perfect martini. AND you can carry on a conversation without being drowned out by the noise...This shef knows how to prepare an excellent paella.

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Columbus, Ohio
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I had the pleasure of dining at Barcelona's on their patio...in November. They are known for their great summer patio, but during the Holiday season they enclosed it. What a fantastic room. The owner, Scott, stopped by to make sure everything was perfect. It was. Great Food and Great service. I highly recommend Barcelona's.

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Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We had been to Barcelona Restaurant previously and enjoyed the food and music. We visited this time after having visited the city of Barcelona and with true Barcelonans visiting Columbus. The staff was pleasant but ironically none spoke Spanish. Our guests felt much of the menu would not be served in most family restaurants in Barcelona, but did enjoy the... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The only reason I would not give this restaurant a five across the board is that I'd like to see some new items on standard menu . We were just there on New Years Eve and had great food and service. We are regulars and will always recommend .

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

It's a large restaurant with a somewhat antiquated feel. Service is okay, wine list pretty good. Food, however, is average at best. Many of the server's recommendations were not authentic Spanish cuisine (seriously, tacos are not Spanish), and the food we ordered did not taste authentic, such as the paella. And for the prices they charge, it most definitely should... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The food...paella barcelona was excellent, and wonderful staffs...our server...she was knowledgeable.. definitely will go back there again.

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Delaware, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We discovered Barcelona a couple of years ago for a birthday dinner. Since then we have been back for dinners, lunches, happy hours, and tasting events. The food is always fresh and fantastic with a tapas tasting menu that changes weekly. They have a wonderful staff, atmosphere, and a great happy hour. If you get an opportunity eat on the... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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275 reviews 275 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Very good for lunch or dinner. They have a great set menu that you can choose an appetizer, main course and drink for a reasonable price. Staff is very attentive. Best patio in the summer.

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Ashville
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The food is excellent and the atmosphere is fantastic. Great patio for outdoor dining during the summer months.

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Columbus, Ohio
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52 reviews 52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I really am from Spain and have been looking forward for a good Spanish restaurant in Columbus...Barcelona is not the one- I have been there in different occasions and somehow even knowing that I was not going to find real Spanish food, it's been disappointing. Please, please, please do not order the paella with meet balls, it's a sacrilege!!!- and... More 

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Additional Information about Barcelona Restaurant and Bar

Address: 263 E Whittier St, Columbus, OH 43206-2323
Phone Number: 614-443-3699
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Spanish, Bar

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