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Barcelona Wine Bar Waypointe

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$$ - $$$
Spanish, Bar, Pub, Wine Bar
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515 West Ave, Suite A, Norwalk, CT 06850-4054
+1 203-899-0088
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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New Canaan, CT
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79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Excellent Spanish food with very reasonable prices. Very friendly and helpful staff. It's located at The Waypointe which is an amazing new apartment complex in Norwalk. The location and easy parking make for a very nice destination.

Thank jtperreca
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262 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Always bust bar & restaurant. Great choice of tapas and entrees. Excellent wine list, especially so if you are cognizant of Spanish wines. Service always good. Parking across the street in quite large, pay, municipal lot. Food always quite good.

Thank Doubleeagle
Darien, Connecticut
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90 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

Dinner with friends. Bar is narrow but fun. Good when the DJ gets going (or it used to be !). The food is tapas & Spanish. Great flavors, very good for sharing, best bread & olive oil. Combine with great cocktails & good wine. Feels hip. Feels cool. Tastes great. Somehow better than the sister restaurant in Stamford tho' the... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016

This is one of my favorite restaurants. The food never disappoints, and the wine and knowledgeable servers to help you choose your wine, are always on point. The tapas selections let you try different tastes and not commit to one big meal of something you might not love. There is a really good chef always at work here. Plus it's... More 

Thank junojen
Montreal, Canada
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2016 via mobile

Super service, very tasty food... Really liked that amazing place. Staff is friendly, no rush and they suggest a lot of good(and cheap) ideas!

Thank EricBMontreal
Westport, Connecticut
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111 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

We eat here a few times a year and have always been pleased. They have delicious tapas and v good wine menu. It's fun to sit outside in summer and has great energy Inside The food is great

Thank smsmsm
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Went for family dinner and can't wait to go back. Cocktails were interesting and delicious. Food was really good and the service truly outstanding. Highly recommend.

Thank tat15
Redding, Connecticut, USA
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478 reviews
368 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2015

Went here with a large group for drinks and appetizers and ended up staying for dinner. Great bar, good selection of wines and affordable. I think we sampled every appetizer on the menu and most were great. Especially liked the ham and cheese balls. Sounds odd, but they were yummy. Excellent service and a varied menu. Lots of fun and... More 

Thank yecats59
Jason B, Manager at Barcelona Wine Bar Waypointe, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the kind words and for taking the time to write a review. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and I hope you'll join us again soon. Cheers! More 

Norwalk, Connecticut
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

Barcelona has dropped quite a bit since their early days. What was once a new and creative dining experience has gotten a bit old and stale. The menu is stagnant and uninspiring. Happy hour isn't much of a deal and doesn't change much. For a place that calls themselves a wine bar, they pour some pretty cheap wines that taste... More 

1 Thank CaptainPismo
Jason B, General Manager at Barcelona Wine Bar Waypointe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback about your experience. I apologize for not doing enough to wow you when you came in last. We have made some exiting changes and brought in some talented young chefs to help revamp our menu. We will not only be making changes to our regular menu but we will also be rotating new... More 

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110 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

this place is off main street in sono, right across from the movie theater. we ordered a bunch of tapas. my favorite was the skirt steak. for desset i got the crepas. wow! our waitress was just incredible hustling all night and gave us just impeccable service. nice place for a family dinner or a date night. been here a... More 

Thank rz1519
Jason B, Manager at Barcelona Wine Bar Waypointe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! I'm glad to hear you're a Barcelona fan. Hope you can join us again soon. Cheers! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Spanish, Bar, Pub, Wine Bar
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 West Ave, Suite A, Norwalk, CT 06850-4054
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Norwalk
  • Phone Number: +1 203-899-0088
Opened in 1996, the original Barcelona, South Norwalk, has grown from a tiny tapas bar seating 30 to a 140-seat restaurant with two sophisticated, beautiful dining rooms and an outdoor patio. The original 40-foot-long, hand-carved walnut bar is still there, as are the young and young-at-heart who populate South Norwalk in the evenings. SoNo Barcelona showcases the old brick and raw steel of the former factory building it inhabits. It's a touch of SoHo in SoNo, with the food and flavors of the Ramblas.

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