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Barcelona Restaurant

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1192 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-3315
(518) 438-1144
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All 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
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New York
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place was suggested to my son and I from the Best Western up the road and it was excellent. The apps were great, I had the chicken paella, my son had the veal daniel and both were very very good. coconut flan was excellent. Also the Sangria was great, we ordered a pitcher and is was very large for... More 

Thank dogroomr
Manassas, Virginia
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here with my family looking for the Italian food I knew in the Capitol District over 40 years ago. Was not disappointed. Only two veal dishes, I seem to recall more variety at Fannies in Latham, but that closed a few years ago. The veal parmigiano was good and the portion was generous. Gambas all aji, steak chimichurri, and... More 

Thank Paul R
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I had the pleasure of eating here on July 16th after a convention we attended in this city. We were just blown away by this wonderful restaurant. Our server was Anne and she was just delightful. Her recommendations were spot on and we trusted her. We had Mejillones Salteados ,Zuppa di Pesce,Grilled Filet Mignon Rojos ....all dishes... More 

Thank Mel R
Albany, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always feel welcome here relaxing atmosphere but exciting at the same time and the food is deliciousif you're from out of town please come here it represents a great Albany local resaurant .if you're in town haven't tried it you must it's delicious here

Thank WolfCoal
Loudonville, New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Five of us went to celebrate a birthday. Each chose a different entrée. I had the veal Daniel . To say it was good is definitely an under statement. The veal was tender & cooked to perfection, however the sauce made the dish. The others enjoyed their meals as much as I did. Among their choices were chicken ala vodka,... More 

Thank FWR2
Delmar, New York
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218 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I met a friend here for lunch on a Thursday afternoon. During our hour visit, there were only about 7 other people in the restaurant. The service was fine, but there really wasn't anything special about the food. I had a wrap which was very large, and my friend had paella which appeared to be reheated. Meh.

Thank DestinyRides
Albany, New York
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Barcelona is one of our "go to" restaurants when it comes to celebrating a birthday, anniversary, etc. The food is just delicious and the atmosphere warm and inviting. As another reviewer stated the menu is diverse with plenty of wine choices too. I had an amazing appetizer (a special the night we were there) that I have talked about numerous... More 

Thank Holly N
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124 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Return visit to try the desserts as we were too full last time to enjoy one. My son's birthday, and his choice to return to the restaurant(no argument from me😊). Great service and very welcoming. Many dishes are more Italian(and fantastic ) than Spanish, but you can get some great Spanish dishes. The waitress brought my son his choice of... More 

Thank elainewny
Upstate NY
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168 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

The atmosphere at this restaurant from the minute you walk in the door is pleasant. We were greeted immediately, seated at our table, and our attentive waiter arrived soon after. He knew what he was doing - the water glasses were refilled promptly, plates removed, very efficient. We all wound up having paella, chicken and seafood - it was very... More 

Thank hitthehighway
Brunswick, New York
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

I loved this restaurant. Nicely appointed - crisp, white tablecloths and napkins. Large, diverse menu and large wine list. Mediterranean cuisine which runs the gamut from Paella to Parmigiana. Potions are generous but not ridiculous. Service is a nice balance of formal and warmth. The server was attentive but unobtrusive. New favorite!

Thank MTMknits

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Italian, American, European, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1192 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-3315
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: (518) 438-1144

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