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Barcelona Restaurant

1192 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-3315
+1 518-438-1144
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1192 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-3315
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

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...More

Thank mrnugget
Reviewed 28 April 2017

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...More

Thank DawgOnTheRoad
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 Lisa M
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...More

Thank Takemetoalaska
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...More

Thank Caroline A
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
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...More

Thank Wayne-Librarian
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...More

Thank james l
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...More

Thank Martha K
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

I've had several meals here and each was delightful. The service was never rushed but I was always able to leave (if I chose) in about an hours time. However, tonight the service was painfully slow. The food was still as good, as always, but...More

Thank Travel-in-excess58
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Response from Paul R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to say we had a toddler with us so we were part of the noise problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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