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Barcelona Wine Bar

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Barcelona Wine Bar & Restaurant is a warm and welcoming tapas bar inspired by the culture of Spain. The ever-changing menu is focused on clean flavors, seasonal ingredients, specialties from Spain and the Mediterranean, and rustic small plate presentations created by chefs with tremendous talent. Barcelona offers an award-winning selection of wines from Spain and South America-and boasts one of the largest Spanish wine programs in the U.S.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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All reviews tapas chorizo albondigas paella hanger steak brussel sprouts crepes bread shrimp la plancha omni hotel extensive wine list interesting food small plates busy night by the glass sat at the bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food excellent service. Higly recommended Was there to celebrate my Dad's Birthday and were very happy that we choose Barcelona

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank alanav20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to this restaurant at least twice a month, we really love it. It was truly excellent under their former chef Frank Proto but unfortunately he left. The present chef is doing well to live up the Barcelona's reputation. The food is good the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Veronika G
Reviewed March 20, 2019

Had a family meal at Barcelona on a recent visit to Connecticut. A good range of Tapas style plates, including plenty of vegetarian options. The staff were great and took plenty of care with the various food allergies at our table, even marking up menu's...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank rpress615595
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

When you visit this restaurant, you are transported to another place! The ambiance is comfortable and cool, with just the right volume of music. Its always a busy spot, so you feel special dining here or having a drink at the bar. Ceecee the bartender...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Radonahue7788
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

I can’t pick my favorite tapas at Barcelona! There were no average tapas - all were just excellent! We enjoyed every flavor! The waiters treated us like family - Joe and Francisco were especially wonderful! The drink menu is extensive also! Crispy, fresh Paella was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank hollyr404
Reviewed February 20, 2019

My wife and I immensely enjoyed our visit to Barcelona, Spain this past summer. Dinner nightly at a local tapas restaurant surely contributed to our positive experience. And so, while planning a day in New Haven we came across The Barcelona on Temple Street. Would...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank BroadOakPS
Reviewed February 19, 2019

We had a 7:30 reservation. We left after waiting for twenty-five minutes because they said there were at least 12 parties still in front of us. Yes, you read that correctly, 12. This is not how you should run a restaurant. Why even take reservations?...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Charlotte P
Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

Two recent experiences have been frustrating. Frustrating because the food is excellent but the service so uneven and unpredictable. It's clear that they have cornered the market on tapas in downtown new haven. On weekend nights at prime time the line is out the door....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Rover8993
Reviewed February 11, 2019

Amazing tapas, some larger plates too. Excellent atmosphere and even better food. We loved the swordfish, shrimp, and salmon tapas as well as the garlic Brussel sprouts. The mixed grill (larger plate) is a standout. The night we visited the place offered 50 percent off...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed February 4, 2019

had very good food. the price was good. the location was in the perfect spot. hope to go back sson in 2019

Date of visit: September 2018
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December 10, 2017|
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Response from CAMA1959 | Reviewed this property |
I really don’t know , we went for dinner and had a great time , great food and service , but did not find out about Brunch , perhaps you should call Sorry
March 22, 2017|
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Response from ervul | Reviewed this property |
Not as far as I know. From what I saw, I would very much doubt that the kitchen is kosher. Call them and ask.
February 17, 2017|
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