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Tapas Barcelona

1615 Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-4504
+1 847-866-9900
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“tapas” (136 reviews)
“paella” (27 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
1615 Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-4504
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1 - 10 of 317 reviews

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

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.

Thank dendawn
Reviewed October 2, 2018

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

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

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.

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...

Thank Marc C
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Great tapas and very friendly wait staff. Sauses used on many plates are special. Can be pretty busy at prime time so be prepared to be patient.

Thank David D
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Had a wonderful time before going to play at Northwestern. Loved the small plates and we ordered 6 different dishes. Good service even though restaurant very busy.

Thank Stmp1120
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

I was not impressed by the food. Based on the reviews, I expected a much higher quality. It's just ok...and definitely not authentic "Spanish tapas".

Thank MP L
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Craft beers and EXCELLENT tapas. You must go. Bacon wrapped dates, grilled veg, and amazing deserts. Just go.

Thank StevenAK
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Sra. L
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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MJM0327
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.
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naeosc
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
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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