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Tapas Barcelona

1615 Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-4504
+1 847-866-9900
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1615 Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-4504
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This restaurant has been around for over 25 years and has gained in popularity as others fail. It’s very popular with students and seniors because of the great prices and consistent high quality ingredients. They could buy cheap olive oil that sits on every table...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gordysinc2
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful drinks excellent service and the food is unique and wonderful. The tapas are excellent. Try it!

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

We were in Evanston for a weekend visit. Chose Tapas Barcelona because it was <15 minute walk from our B&B and well-regarded on Trip Advisor. The place was packed when we arrived on Friday evening. We found a place at the bar and began ordering...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank C2887FVjamest
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with friend, we were very confused from the long menu they have. The waiter knew to help and advised us what we should take. Didn't have the chance to take pictures of the food because we devoured it... the food was good!! Very...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AlexPek7
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Have been coming here for over 10 years now & there's a reason! Even when busy they make an effort to seat us quickly. The ambience inside makes you feel like you're taking a little trip to Spain, & the outdoor seating area is lovely...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ksanka123
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Our group of 8 made reservations at 6 pm. Five were vegetarian, one with dietary restrictions, one pescatarian, & 2 omnivores. We were all happy sharing dishes. And the desserts were incredible! Servers were helpful & diligent.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dendawn
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Just try different/new stuff. you won't be disappointed. Drinks are not bad either! Noisy, but friendly

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank glusberg
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

We had never been to a place like this before. It was so different and interesting! The prices are great, the portions are just right so you can get several dishes and try a variety! Husband had the “Hojaldre Catalan” and I had the “Pollo...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mike-n-Terra
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Great food. Wonderful service. It was a remarkable experience. The kids even enjoyed it as only kids can. The server was helpful with what to order. We will be going back.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jmma678
Reviewed August 27, 2018

A pleasant place to nibble and nosh - pleasant staff, decent wines by the bottle and glass, when busy service slows, but so much as to be annoying...

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Marc C
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October 29, 2017|
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Response from TournedosRossini | Reviewed this property |
I did not see that dish on list.
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May 14, 2016|
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Response from James Anthony S | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. My son is guten free and it was fine for him.
February 27, 2016|
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Response from Travelmess | Reviewed this property |
No. But what age child? Have you gone to their website? They have a full menu on it. Except when our children were infants, we never had a problem finding something on an 'adult' menu that they could eat. So I suggest you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1615 Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-4504
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-866-9900
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