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155 Temple St, Between Crown Street and Chapel Street, Downtown New Haven, New Haven, CT 06510-2622
+1 203-848-3000
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (161 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
155 Temple St, Between Crown Street and Chapel Street, Downtown New Haven, New Haven, CT 06510-2622
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an awesome first experience at Barcelona. First all the staff are top notch- they go out of their way to make you feel welcome. CIci, AJ, Francisco and Adele were very knowledgeable about their menu and all were so upbeat about what they...More

Thank Denstevj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This a great place with an excellent selection of wines! The manchego salad was great. The tapas were amazing. I strongly recommend it!

Thank U9453SUmarianaa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sorry, I couldn't resist the play in my title. My wife and I were thrilled with our experience at Barcelona. While she attended a conference on the campus of Yale University, I took the opportunity to scout around for a worthy dinner location. We stayed...More

Thank drsteve76
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing experience!!! I have a food allergy (garlic) and our server, Kayla, actually went into the chef and came back with a customized menu -- for real! He made alternative suggestions and everything was delicious! I have never been accommodated like that before. I also...More

Thank travelerdebjo
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is a terrific place for a glass of wine with a few tapas or a meal. Interesting food, good wine list, lively atmosphere. Never disappoints.

Thank maschwartz31
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Found this place while staying at the Omni on business. I've had tapas in Spain, and my favorite in the U.S. is the famous Jaleo in Washington, D.C. Barcelona is as good as Jaleo and very authentically Spanish. The list of wine selections by the...More

Thank pachecod
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Lots of variety, portions are pretty big, good quality, ingredients. I had the branzino and it was over cooked. My brother in law and nephew had a meet platter that was delicious and enormous. It was packed on a Saturday and service really suffered. They...More

Thank Karen D
Christopher P, General Manager at Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Hi Karen My name is Rob Atkinson and I am the general Manager here at Barcelona in New haven. I want to apologize for my delayed response here. Thanks so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us. I am disappointed to...More

Reviewed 10 May 2018

Great restaurant. Barcelona is a tapas bar for those who like a taste of Spain and something a little different for dinner. There are two main rooms and the one on the right as you walk in is a little quieter if the place is...More

Thank R K
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Lively for a cold Monday evening but the welcome was warm and the food very nice. Enjoyed a mixture of different plates all of which were delicious which were promptly served with a smile.

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Went to Barcelona with 6 others to celebrate a birthday. The atmosphere was great! Our server was wonderful! The food was tasty, however, for the quantity of food, I believe it was a tad pricey.Tapas restaurants are the rage right now and Barcelona does a...More

Thank Maria P
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Christina G
10 December 2017|
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Response from CAMA1959 | Reviewed this property |
I really don’t know , we went for dinner and had a great time , great food and service , but did not find out about Brunch , perhaps you should call Sorry
Sandy S
23 March 2017|
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Response from ervul | Reviewed this property |
Not as far as I know. From what I saw, I would very much doubt that the kitchen is kosher. Call them and ask.
18 February 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 Temple St, Between Crown Street and Chapel Street, Downtown New Haven, New Haven, CT 06510-2622
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-848-3000
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Barcelona New Haven opened in 2006 and is our largest restaurant in CT. Winner of the New Haven Advocate's "Best New Restaurant" and "Best Wine List," Barcelona is located next to the Omni Hotel in downtown New Haven just steps from Yale University. Here we have combined some of our favorite elements in a single location. A street level lounge overlooks a dining bar area with a stone fireplace. The sophisticated glass-and-steel dining room is framed by a 2000-bottle refrigerated wine cellar. The dramatic 80-seat private room is dominated by a larger than life, wall to wall, 30-foot mural of a Spanish bullfighter, and a 20-person chef's table, fashioned from a single walnut tree, borders the busy open kitchen.
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