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Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!

€€ - €€€Mediterranean, Spanish,
2024 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614-4314
+1 773-935-5000
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (39 reviews)
“paella” (96 reviews)
“tapas” (289 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2024 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614-4314
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After been around 8 years since we came here it was a great experience, a group of 20 we where nice and comfortably accommodated in a small private section of the restaurant, the tapas where great and very nice portions with 2 great paella at...More

Thank Antonio B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurant was very clean, very well attended, and the service and staff in general were outstanding. If for nothing else The Bloody Mary Bar was worth the trip. Menu is tapas and as I like to EAT this does not meet my quantity needs. Some...More

Thank mmull1947
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place for a great family meal. Our niece and nephew hosted us, did all the ordering and we enjoyed! Excellent food! Calamari and aioli were outstanding. Patatas bravas!

Thank Brent H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came here for my birthday with my bff on November 29. The food is great. The waiter thoroughly explained everything. There is ample metered street parking. The shrimp are wonderful, the mushrooms are excellent, just to name a couple.

Thank Kami1129
Reviewed 7 February 2018

I've been going there for the last 15 years or so. We take our friends, children visiting family. The place is very lively and busy most of the time. The food is good and they maintain good quality, however over the years we've noticed that...More

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We ordered a variety of tapas, a sangria pitcher and a pallea. We had just recently been to Spain and we felt like we were back in Valencia! great food, great drinks and great staff. highly recommended.

Thank riverab
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We had a great time at this restaurant in Chicago yesterday. Food was delicious and interesting and the wine was great. Service was friendly and helpful (thanks, Didi). It has been over 20 years since our last visit, but it is still a fantastic restaurant...More

Thank MauricioBabilonia
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

From the waiters to the busboy to the food everything was excellent! We'll definitely go here again. We has the garlic shrimp, stuffed mushrooms, bacon wrapped dates (out of our food comfort zone :-) - but the waiter highly recommended) with chocolate cake for dessert....More

Thank 159jodyg
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Sangria , Tapas , Paella , dessert and coffee equals awesome dinner ! The restaurant has lot of seating and yet fully packed on Saturday night . Service was awesome and food was great amazing. Celebrated special occasion and glad we did !

Thank Prasad W
Reviewed 18 January 2018

My wife and I picked this restaurant for our wedding anniversary and boy we were glad that we did. We have lived in Chicago area over 10 years ago but never end up going to this restaurant. Service was amazing and very attentive, while the...More

Thank getshak
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free zoo open to visitors year-round. This
pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks,
row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln
Park itself borders the lakefront area offering
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13 April 2017|
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Response from Joanne3104 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we were given the regular wine list and told bottles were half off.
Richard B
24 June 2016|
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Response from jocelynd102 | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant with your specific needs to get an accurate answer. Each person is different with what they can navigate through. Sorry I couldn't be more specific but I just don't know your limitations or... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Valet Parking, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2024 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614-4314
  • Public Transportation: Just North East of the Brown Line on Armitage.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
  • Neighbourhood: Lincoln Park
  • Phone Number: +1 773-935-5000
Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! Is Chicago's original Spanish tapas bar, serving the Lincoln Park neighborhood since 1985.
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