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“Fun little pub w/a great local band” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Obama

Obama
Ranked #1,172 of 9,333 Restaurants in Barcelona
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Eixample
Boca Raton, Florida
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128 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Fun little pub w/a great local band”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2014

I liked that it was close to the hotel we were staying. Had a lot of locals there. The music was good and the bar was casual.

Visited June 2014
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Toronto, Canada
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128 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Fun place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2014

This was a great little pub close to the center of the city, walking distance from everything with a great selection of beers and a decent menu

Visited August 2013
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Annapolis, Maryland
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Not Sure...”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2014

Not sure exactly what this place is. They call it the "Obama bar" but did not really have much to do with Obama except the statue of him out in front of the bar. Drinks are alright, but definietly on the pricier side.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Baltimore, Maryland
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112 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Post-dinner bender at this oddly themed bar”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2014

We showed up here as two couples following dinner nearby and had an amazingly fun and odd experience here. First off, I have no idea where this name/theme came from, and I'm wondering if it was intended as tongue-in-cheek but the staff also had no real idea about US politics or Obama, not that we went here looking to discuss US politics. There's an odd little statue of Obama on a bench (similar to Ronald McDonald at most McDonald's) and beyond that, this is just a fun bar with some live music that fits traditional pub performers. There was an unexpected international beer selection including some smaller US breweries. Value was respectable. We strolled in decently inebriated after several bottles of wine during dinner, and left blissfully drunk. One of the members of our two couples somehow convinced the musician to let him play harmonica for a song (or two... or five) and that added to the experience. But overall, this is a run of the mill bar that clearly doesn't mind responsible drunkenness.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Brian K
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Ruwais, United Arab Emirates
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137 reviews
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“Good Food...Interesting Vibe”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2014

I'm not quite sure how to describe Obama's, as the decor was innocent enough, but strangely off-putting and borderline offensive.

The staff was cool and distant and neither accepted nor returned small-talk or flattery.

The food was good, but not great, with small tables that provided inadequate space for drinks, let alone food.

I never felt settled-in or completely comfortable there, and was generally underwhelmed by the entire place.

Thanks for the memories, albeit strange ones...we wont be returning.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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