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Casa Barcelona

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2980 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M8X 1B9, Canada (Islington Ave)
+1 416-234-5858
17:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 00:00
Fri 17:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 01:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend invited us to try out this restaurant. The menu is like reading a book. We had ordered seafood soup which was very delicious. We also ordered a dinner for two and added some mussels for appetizer. Service was excellent but for Friday night this place is very slow. Overall experience was good.

Thank Cindy S
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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35 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I had dinner here. The food was pretty ordinary and taste very mediocre. The long menu gives the false impression that this is a great place to dine. The paella was watery. The rice in the two other dishes we ordered were very similar to the one in the paella.I wish I had chosen another place to dine!

Thank Wilson V
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Incredible evening here just after Christmas. Wonderful selections of hot and cold tapas, and a remarkable wine list.............Great service....................Well worth the visit...Viva Espana

Thank Denis O
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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57 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

We decided on Casa B. for a birthday dinner because we were in Barcelona a year ago and wanted to revisit without taking a flight. We (4 adults) decided on a combo dinner for 4; The Valencia combo. On top of that we ordered a couple tapas starters: GALICIA : Calamari Stuffed With Crab Meat, Piquillo Pepper Sauce and also... More 

Thank Steve B
Toronto, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

To be honest, we felt sorry for them, the couple that were running this place. They seemed very nice, but the food was simply poor. Every dish that came was bland or greasy and simply unappetising. I'm going to give it two stars rather than one because my wife feels bad for them.

1 Thank Rosbif82
Toronto, Canada
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44 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I've been here a few times and the food is consistently good. While a great selection of authentic tapas, there are almost too many options on the menu making you wonder how well of a job they can actually do on each dish.

Thank Paul-T-Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

We have eaten a number of times here. Reviews are generally commenting on it being a little expensive but 6-7 tapas plates is an excellent meal for 2. try the boquerones ('white anchovy') which are generous and excellent or the standard fare taps of patatas bravas which are well spiced and fresh. Owners in my experience are friendly and helpful... More 

Thank youandmehere
Toronto, Canada
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103 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

First time at this restaurant, had a very light supper, shared the fresh bread & butter, garlic shrimps and gnocchi - all were excellent. Service was fast and friendly, would recommend this restaurant. Unfortunately, they are not open for lunch during the week, only Sat. & Sun. I believe.

Thank Elli20
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

We just lucked upon it when hungry, tapas on the signage sounded good and they had paella for one, without an advance order, which is often not the case. I make paella and love it. Its actually a long prep time to do it properly. To do it properly (look it up) one needs to leave in a hot oven... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

We had a horrible experience post dinner when we started asking for the 1k OpenTable dining points that the restaurant posted on OpenTable's website. The reason we checked it out was for the points and to try their tapas. The food wasn't exceptional but it will pass. The tapas were unfortunately lukewarm except for the buerre blanc scallops which the... More 

Thank Robin Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Mediterranean, Spanish, European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2980 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario M8X 1B9, Canada
    (Islington Ave)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Etobicoke
  • Neighbourhood: Etobicoke
  • Phone Number: +1 416-234-5858
Casa Barcelona has infuenced the growing popularity of Spanish tapas in Toronto's dining scene since its conception twelve years ago. It has become the restaurant by which all other tapas restaurants are measured and continues to be the highest rated Spanish restaurant in the country where its secret to succes is uniqueness.
No other restaurant can knock your socks off by offering live entertainmenet every Friday & Saturday, special events such as cooking lessons and wine tasting, and a menu of more than 140 tapas, 50 main courses and the second best selection of wines in Toronto wit over 1100 labels and an inventory of 27000 bottles.
Join the tapas craze and choose Casa Barcelona for a one of a kind dining experience.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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