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- 58%Nightlife Lovers
- 51%Outdoor Enthusiasts
- 51%Luxury Travelers
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- Cafe Ba-Ba-ReebaMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 4Jul 09, 2013
You know how good this place is by the fact that its always busy. Very good Tapas and Sangria. Get the spicy potato's and spicy mayo. Get a big group together for a fun night out. Located in Lincoln Park.Recommended for
- Cafe Ba-Ba-ReebaMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBusiness Travelers+ 1Feb 07, 2013
Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba advertises itself as a tapas place, but like most such places in the States, it seems they haven't had the real thing. It's not so much that the food is not good, it just isn't really the authentic tapas experience.
- Cafe Ba-Ba-ReebaFeb 07, 2013
If you want to go out to eat with a large group of girlfriends, be moderately loud, drink copious amounts of sangria and eat delicious tapas, go here. I've never gone with fewer than four people as it's always the more the merrier with tapas. I recommend the patatas bravas. Yum.
- Cafe Ba-Ba-ReebaFeb 07, 2013
Like Peter R, I should have written this review long ago. I haven't been to Chicago in two years and marking my return in a few months I decided I really need to update all my Chi-town reviews!
Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba is very understated and kind of elegant in its own way. Their menu is extensive, their sangria is delicious and the food is amazing (well priced as well!).
I love the ambiance inside when its dark and mysterious and outside when the outdoors are nice and breezy. The wait staff is friendly and always willing at a moment's notice to explain more or less the whole menu down to itty bitty bits. Their ceviche's are very well flavored and the food comes out quickly. Their white sangrias tend to taste better IMO than their red ones but better is a relative word since they're ALL good.
Short rib stuffed pepper is the way to go and the paella's are on my next hit list!
- Cafe Ba-Ba-ReebaMember ofFoodiesFeb 07, 2013
easily one of my favorite spots in Chicago! come for tapas and sangria, stay for flamenco dancing. check in on foursquare for free pintxos, and eat drink and be merry!
also - brunch is great! bloody bar is amazing and fantastic brunch tapas.
- Cafe Ba-Ba-ReebaCommunity ManagerMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 10Feb 07, 2013
This Spanish-Tapas-Style restaurant serves some of the best sangria in Chicago. Be prepared to try and share goat cheese, bacon-wrapped dates and the famous paella. Great for groups- ladies really seem to love this place.
- Cafe Ba-Ba-ReebaJan 21, 2013
Went here to celebrate my birthday on a Thursday at about 7.
It was crowded! The hostess said it would be an hour wait! (Probably because it was Easter weekend)
But she said there was no wait at the bar...if we could find a spot. We somehow managed to find a table at the bar! :)
Service was relatively quick, we were waited on by the bartender, who did an excellent job balancing a few tables and making the whole restaurant's drinks. All of our food and drinks came out quickly.
-Dates wrapped in bacon
Everything was tasty, although I felt like the portions were pretty small for the price....$9 for 4 regular sized shrimp? I can't complain, because at the end of the meal I was in a serious food coma.
On a side note: the sangrias are yummy.
And pparently their olive oil is imported from Spain? Either way, it was awesome, and I loved the bread they brought to the table. So tasty!
Address:2024 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614
Total Reviews:19 Reviews
Open Hours:Mon-Thurs: 4pm-10pm Fri: 11:30am-12am Sat: 10am-12am Sun: 10am-10pm