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Barcelona Restaurant

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1192 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-3315
+1 518-438-1144
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Celebrated my birthday at Barcelona. What a perfect choice. The food and service were exceptional (as always). Truly felt like we were in Barcelona! Can't wait to go back😀

Thank Laurie N
Capital District, NY
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Companion and I visited on April 29, 2017 for dinner. I have driven past this place for years and never thought about it for dinner. We won't be making that mistake again; it is excellent. I was torn among 6 entrees that I wanted to try. I chose the fish special - Mahi Mahi, cooked perfectly with rice and veggies.... More 

Thank mrnugget
Athens, Georgia
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend and I were visiting Albany, and after a long walk around the old Albany neighborhood in which this restaurant is located, we were ready for something different for dinner. It was a perfect spring evening, and without a reservation, we still scored a table on the upstairs deck. I had a simply scrumptious "Zuppa di Pesce" that was... More 

Thank DawgOnTheRoad
Albany, New York
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Small local place worth checking out..if you like eggplant parm..this is the place to go! My husband had the lamb and loved it. They have something for everyone and a great wine menu as well.

Thank P4221CXlisam
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281 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We had a party of 9 for Easter dinner and it was very good. There was only one mishap...that being the fact that someone at our table had a long piece of hair in their salad. The waiter apologized profusely and returned with a new salad. The prices are a little high but everyone enjoyed their food. The building was... More 

Thank Takemetoalaska
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 February 2017

My husband and I come here whenever we want a meal we know will be good. The tapas at the bar are delicious (and so is the sangria). One of my favorite meals of all-time is the rack of lamb. We've never had a negative experience here and it's a place I always recommend to friends.

Thank Caroline A
New York
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83 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I went here with my family for my cousin's baby shower. The staff was great. The location was perfect from the hotel. The food was great even for vegan and vegetarians. I would go back.

Thank Marissa C
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187 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Tiny sign out front. Drove past it three times (look for the Key Bank, it's next door). Pleasant interior. Not that busy, but we stood there way too long to be seated. Some tables have white linen table clothes, some do not. Reasonable menu and prices (for Albany), but for a restaurant named after a Spanish city, a majority of... More 

Thank Wayne M
Latham, New York
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

My group of five wanted to try something different for lunch this past Thursday. So someone mentioned Barcelona on Western Avenue in Albany NY. Three people had diet coke and the other two just had water. For lunch I had the Ensalata Romana – Grilled chicken atop a bed of fresh spinach garnished with goat cheese and garbanzo beans with... More 

Thank james l
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have been to Barcelona several times because the food is delicious! Service is always wonderful! We've been for both romantic meals and fun nights at the bar for their tapas menu. We recommend it always for people looking for a good restaurant in the Albany area.

Thank Martha K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1192 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-3315
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-438-1144

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