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Tapas Barcelona

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1615 Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-4504
+1 847-866-9900
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (135 reviews)
“paella” (27 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1615 Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-4504
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Based on reviews we thought would be a good time to experiment and try something different. Was passing by another day and the place looked very confy, with a lot of people enjoying their time. So we gave a try... Bad choice today... Service was...More

Thank Daniel F
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

The servings here are very small so you will definitely want to order maybe 5 dishes of food! But, it is very delicious as well. I like the outdoor section which enables you to eat as you enjoy the fresh air and mild activity as...More

Thank kseam6259
Reviewed July 2, 2018

We drove down to Evanston for our wedding anniversary dinner. I'd given them my first and last name for our reservation, but the person on the phone only wrote down my first name, so there was a bit of confusion when we arrived. Small demerit....More

Thank GerfnitAuthor
Reviewed June 24, 2018

We have been to Tapas Barcelona several times and every time has been great! The goat cheese in tomato cause, beef with horseradish, salad with pear and cheese, chicken, fish, ceviche, meatballs - all great! The staff is really friendly and helpful. The place is...More

Thank Scohn
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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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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
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic, 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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