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Radio Maria

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119 N Walnut St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-4009
217-398-7729
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16:00 - 02:00
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Mon 17:00 - 02:00
Tue - Fri 16:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 10:30 - 02:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the menu and the interior. Food and service were great! We would highly recommend for a couple family or big group.

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Thank Amy D
Champaign, Illinois
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here mid week for tapas-as-dinner. Radio Maria has one room with a bar, and another that is a sit-down restaurant. We are in the bar half, because we like ambiance to the room. We also like restaurants with hardwood floor, because carpets in restaurant seem too hard to really keep clean. Radio Maria has hardwood floors. We ordered... More 

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Thank marchtraveler2015
Champaign, Illinois
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Good FOOD. Great Food. Bad Coffee. Coffee is a must man. Drinks are costly, so will be heavy on your wallet. but yeah, champaign is costly now so yeah will have to dole out 45 bucks for Bloodymary + Food and Bad Coffee!

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Thank Anirudh K
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to take a first date. It's appetizer menu is a cultural colidiscope of yummy bliss. Don't pass this one up!

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Thank Shannah C
Chicago
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We had such high hopes for this Spanish restaurant. The interior is beautiful. The ceiling has tin tiles and the walls are covered with amazing art. We were seated promptly upon arriving. We ordered drinks and apps. They came out quickly and were very tasty. And then came dinner, what a mess it became. Two of us ordered paella and... More 

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Thank ralstonChicago
Champaign, Illinois
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Wonderful brunch good food cooked well great tapas ,dinners here are also great. Service is always first class wonderful restaurant

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Thank lreid2016
New York City, New York
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Always enjoyable to travel around the world and come home to Champaign to find a unique restaurant always offering up some charms. Yes, the menu changes here and there, but that's the point of a good restaurant, if I wanted the same script, I'd go to a chain on Prospect Avenue. Or wait, I wouldn't. Great drinks and importantly, dessserts,... More 

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Thank TravelGavin
Monticello, IL
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265 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I had been here before and had a very nice tapas dinner. However, it seems as though they've changed the menu quite a bit. Not exactly tapas anymore - so the menu is a little hard to figure out - from appetizers, to full entrees, to a couple of tapas items. Regardless, it was very good and I would definitely... More 

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Thank Beachlover1989
Springfield, Illinois
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1,002 reviews
641 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Very good place that serves tapas style with creative twists. The bar has an extensive cocktail list as well as a decent beer and wine list

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Thank Clevlander
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great downtown location in a nice decor. The chef has changed a few times over the years and so has the tapas menu...however not for the best. Still a very decent food, however not on par with what it used to be...enjoy!

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Thank Bernard K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 02:00
Monday
17:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 02:00
Thursday
16:00 - 02:00
Friday
16:00 - 02:00
Saturday
10:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 N Walnut St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-4009
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Champaign-Urbana  >  Champaign
  • Phone Number: 217-398-7729

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?