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Barcelona Restaurant and Bar

263 E Whittier St, Columbus, OH 43206-2323
+1 614-443-3699
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (92 reviews)
“paella” (100 reviews)
“peach soup” (10 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
263 E Whittier St, Columbus, OH 43206-2323
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The restaurant presents itself as Catalan cuisine, whatever this means, but all it has is the standard dishes on any poor quality Spanish restaurant, poorly prepared and over priced. Paella, a typical regional dish in Valencia region, delicious when properly prepared, was rather a mixture...More

Thank Oneplus O
Reviewed 1 week ago

A short walk from our B & B and a pleasant surprise when we arrived. Great atmosphere and vibe. Very good service, the food was better than expected. Will dine there when we visit again

Thank swellbob
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First-time visitor - had the tasting menu and it was very good. Chocolate-tomato soup with goat cheese, cheese potatoes, lobster, steak with almonds and brussels sprouts, and cookies and milk. The place was crowded - make sure you have a reservation. Our server was attentive....More

Thank FuninPhx71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time here, came with Mom. She lives in the Village. She had a gin and tonic and the small plate shrimp dish and I had a dirty martini and the small plate mussels. She didn’t have quite enough food but my mussels were plentiful...More

Thank Linsan53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful ambiance and great service! Tapas were varied and all excellent and served quickly. Paired well with great selection of wine!

Thank ColumbusTripper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tapas and most of dinner were awesome! Service was great. Great atmosphere. Only reason I didn't give 5 stars is because my wife's steak was very charred... cooked to order (medium rare)... but outside crust was too charred, tasted burnt (she didn't even eat it)....More

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

I believe I’m a discerning judge and picky with a 5 star rating. Everything we had here was excellent.

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Came here for my birthday with my husband. I chose the fixed price menu and he chose individual items. They have a wide selection of Tapas and main courses. The food was very good. The prices are a bit steep, but it was a special...More

Thank Woiyvonne
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Da wife and I have been here several times before and had excellent meals. We went on a Saturday night for their prix fixe offerings. Choice from 4 appitizers, 4 entrees, three desserts for $35 each. The sourdough bread was very good and crusty. I...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

For excellent Spanish food in Columbus Ohio, visit Barcelona. The paella is fabulous-we ordered the paella for 4 and still had to take some home as the entree was huge. Our waiter, Paul, was excellent and made our dining experience great. Definitely a must when...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 263 E Whittier St, Columbus, OH 43206-2323
    (Jaeger Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-443-3699
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