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La Tasca Restaurant

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25 W Davis St, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1424
847-398-2400
Today
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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
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Chicago
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking around the town we saw the place and decided to stop for dinner. Eggplants and fried calamares were good, the goatcheese bruschetta fine. I did expect a something better for the pulpo a la gallega. It was a bit too dried and not that soft as it should be (it was quite tasty, though). The beer estrella gallega was... More 

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Thank HopperChicago
Portage, Michigan
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with the family to celebrate a birthday. Paella takes about 45 minutes so be prepared to wait. Presentation was good, good selection of seafood - large mussels, clams, shrimp, fish, squid. All tasted very fresh. However, it lacked any flavor. Also our waiter seem like he was just ready to go home - towards the end, he disappeared... More 

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Thank seletives
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great neighborhood Tapas restaurant. My favorite dishes are the chicken/chorizo/rice dish, the garlic shrimp and the stuffed mushrooms. We usually order 3 dishes for the 2 of us. My only complaint is they bring all the food at once instead of staging it as a multiple course meal.

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Thank jtt300
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great variety of delicious food to share. It's a nice way to try foods. The cost of meals could very well surprise you. At $7.95, $8.95, $9.25, or whatever for each dish, your check can be surprisingly high. The restaurant has an attractive setting with wonderful service. The food is delicious and it's a great way to experiment with foods... More 

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Thank Smagacz
Chicago
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87 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

La Tasca has been around for years and is – in my opinion, the best Tapas in the NW Burbs…it is also the only tapas place I know of in the NW burbs, so there you go. It is in a convenient spot off Vail and has street parking, valet and a parking garage around the corner. I tend not... More 

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Thank Tundraclown
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

First dish was great and then it steadily declined. Maybe our taste buds were not used to the spices in the food. Waiter was helpful in explaining dishes.

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Thank Maria D
Chicago, Illinois
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

My husband and I love Tapas and happened to be near La Tasca with our 12 year old daughter. The food we tried was very good but the waiter's recommendations were outstanding. Definitely ask what he recommends. Our daughter is not super picky but also not adventurous so she struggled finding something she liked (she ate a lot of bread).

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Thank jfbeaner
Chicago
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

The food is consistently great! We love the tapas but we especially enjoyed the order of trio of grilled sausages – chorizo, duck and lamb and the herbed goat cheese.

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Thank Sealover1968
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

I've been here several times over the past few years, and the food is just OK. Whenever we order something different than the popular dishes we are disappointed--but if you stick with the popular dishes it is good.

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Thank SaMoCh
Fort Mill, South Carolina
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Excellent lamb chops. Don't pas up the calamari or grilled octopus. The service was great bud hard to fit all those small plates on the table.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Latin
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, 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
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

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