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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” (93 reviews)
“paella” (98 reviews)
“jamon serrano” (7 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
263 E Whittier St, Columbus, OH 43206-2323
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to Barcelona several times but not recently so we wanted to go back. It was an outstanding meal including the service. We had many of the tapas items (shrimp and Brussel Sprouts) are the best. Two people had entrees and they were...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife stumble into this place walking around German Village and decided to give it a try. They had a Tapas special where they brought out five small plates, one at a time. We had cured ham, lamb stew and quail eggs amongst other tasty...More

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been to Barcelona a few times and the food is consistently good. The sangria is tasty. Some highlights of good tapas include the brussel sprout salad, the fried calamari, and the beef brisket with blue cheese dressing. The ambiance is charming being in a...More

1  Thank Christina C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having spent twenty years in the military, much of it flying in and out of Rota, Spain, I am a lover of real Spanish cuisine. Barcelona is the real deal. No phony, trendy, made up stuff here. This is as real as it gets.

Thank Marvin A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Impeccable, knowledgeable service. A handsome dining room. A delightful menu that invites sharing – creative starters and small plates and a good selection of mains and paellas to meet a range of dining preferences. The beer and wine list is deservedly well regarded, though we...More

Thank NMDave
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I had heard about Barcelona for years, and was happy to have an opportunity to dine there recently. The restaurant space is a bit over the top in its decor. I feel it might be a bit claustrophobic inside in cold weather. But we were...More

1  Thank N_skier
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner at the Barcelona for our anniversary dinner. The restaurant was busy (full) yet not too loud - we were able to reminisce about all our years together in normal voices. Food was good. Our server Erica did a fabulous...More

Thank MAF3754
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Barcelona is in downtown Columbus Ohio. A neighborhood being reclaimed ,and old buildings being occupied by great new restaurant ideas. Barcelona features tapas, and palella. Seafood ,cheeses,meats cooked to perfection. I enjoyed the tastes of the bread, cheeses,seafood, everything was just incredible. Spices perfectly, and...More

Thank patrick B
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Old timers remember this location as Deibel's restaurant, but the real estate if the only familiar thing. The former was another German Village spot, but the Reinvented Barcelona is totally different and more upscale. While I miss the lady with the accordion, the food now...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Visited Barcelona with business associates during "Dine Originals Week" last month. Major mistake. If "Original" is a euphemism for bland, boring and mass produced earlier in the week....then I get it. All dishes were mediocre. I was embarrassed as I had talked up the place...More

Thank AMagone
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22 January 2017|
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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
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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