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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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“paella” (22 reviews)
“saffron rice” (7 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1192 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-3315
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Hands down the best restaurant in Albany. Minerva and Paul are awesome hosts. The food is incredible with moderate portions. Staff is attentive and friendly. Talapia Perez will blow you away. Great wine list as well. Love the wine pairing dinners as well.

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food very good. Nice atmosphere. Reasonable price. Wine prices good. Attentive and knowledgeable server

Thank GDS309
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

This restaurant is on a main street in Albany with free parking. It seemed like a small restaurant but they do have a dining room upstairs. The upstairs may be reserved for larger groups. The bathrooms are upstairs. We were seated immediately. The main dining...More

Thank dese2
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Had a birthday dinner here for 7. Good and service were good, but the placement of our table left a lot to be desired. We could barely move and it was all we could think about during our meal. Reservations are a must and parking...More

Thank Kathleen E
Reviewed 24 November 2017

We were in Albany looking for a different eating place. Very nice food and menu. Good wine selection. Nice ambiance

Thank Slocman2014
Reviewed 12 November 2017

My wife and I had been here a couple years ago,and the service was horrible. Noone took our order for at least 15 to 20 minutes. This time we weren't eve greeted by a person upon arrival for at least 10 minutes. Waiter server was...More

Thank printer36
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Waiters all over the place. Very busy and the paella was good, but not the best. I had a vodka on the rocks and it was $14 LOL glad I did not have two.

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Visited Barcelona Restaurant on a recommendation of our hotel clerk and are very glad we tried it. It’s quite small, 13-14 tables & 6 bar seats. The menu is interesting with many items served with saffron rice. My husband said his seafood Alfredo was the...More

Thank BobbyS1951
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Great food, Spanish of course (with some Italian dishes as well) but superb first-rate wines, nice atmosphere, terrace if you enjoy that.

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

This place was just ok. Nice cozy atmosphere with fair service. Our server suggested a couple great wines, so I appreciated that. However the issue I had was with the seafood paella. I'm sure people who have never eaten paella would find it tasty, but...More

1  Thank Catherine G
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12 August 2016|
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
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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