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“A reminder of Valencia!”

Marbella Restaurant
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Ranked #8 of 154 Restaurants in Bayside
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $50
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 220th Place
Description: At Marbella Restaurant Lunch & Dinner are always a memorable experience. Relax in an elegant environment and enjoy the distinctive cuisine as prepared by Chef Esteban Barroso who is proud to present the most flavorful dishes from various regions of Spain as well as a number of French and Italian masterpieces. Chef Esteban Barroso's ambition is to offer each client a memorable dining experience. Memorable for the indisputable quality of the ingredients, expert preparation, and beautiful presentation. Marbella also offers well appointed private event spaces to accommodate large or intimate occasions. You will find unique & upscale settings fit for Weddings, Birthdays, Luncheons, Cocktail receptions, meetings.
Reviewed March 28, 2013

I haven't have Spanish food since I visited Spain almost 3 years ago. It was in Valencia, the birthplace of paella, that I sampled my first. I thought it was about time to try it locally, so I visited Marbella this past weekend. You are greeted with "hola" by the friendly host. I ordered the vegetarian paella, which was good, and my sweetie ordered the filet of sole topped by plantains, which he loved. We went on a Saturday night and really enjoyed the music provided by a harpist--an unexpected surprise!

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Reviewed January 22, 2013 via mobile

I have been going to marbella since1980
as a child it was something special. One thing I can say is consistency. Great service is excellent but within 23 years there needs to change and move forward. Make sure you do. Not go on holidays it I'd absolutely horrible...vold and dry. Overall solid and consistent I think they should have gotten it by now. Ps definitely get the sangria...

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Reviewed January 21, 2013

This restaurant has been in the same location for years. It has a loyal following of people who enjoy the food of the Iberian Peninsula. The service is impeccable. The service is reflective of a staff that respects the clients and is sophisticated and well trained. The wine list represents some of the best wines in Spain. The sangria is a process. The waiter mixes a bottle of red wine with triple sec and Brandy in the appropriate proportions at the table so you can watch. The appetizers and main courses are authentic and tasty. The price is reflective of a Manhattan restaurant so some people are surprised at what cost to serve good food in a neighborhood joint. But that's just the nature of the restaurant business. If you want fresh produce, good fish and meat, you have to pay theVig of what it costs. All in all it was a delightful dinner at a good location.

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Reviewed October 11, 2012

Marbella is a Spanish restaurant and that is unusual to begin with. The waiters are older gentlemen in black suits, white shirts, and black bowties. They know how to give professional dining service including preparing dishes tableside such as Caeser salad and Crepes Suzette. The food was outstanding, fresh, tasty, well seasoned and presented. The only minus was that it was very noisy, but some would consider that "lively".

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Reviewed October 4, 2012

Have not been to this restaurant in many years and was pleasantly surprised by the great service and delicous cuisine. Lovely atmosphere, gracious waiters--the shrimp and sole in champagne sauce was superb. The half pitcher of Sangria (quite good) was pretty pricey at $28.00. The only disappointment was the key lime mousse which was, sadly, moldy. When I returned it to the waiter he was shocked, came out and said he through the whole cake away. He did offer us another piece from a fresh cake but at that point we were not interested. It happens occasionally - but otherwise it was a lovely dinner and we will certainly go back.

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