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“Very Tasty Will Return”
Review of Tapa the World

Tapa the World
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Ranked #115 of 2,057 Restaurants in Sacramento
Price range: US$15 - US$30
Cuisines: Spanish
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Good for: Bar Scene, Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Tapa The World opened in May of 1994 and is owned by brother and sister Paul Ringstrom and Conni Levis. Both owners spent time in Spain during their college years, studying Spanish and taking in as much of the local culture as they were able to on student's budget. Paul's educational background (he earned his bachelor's degree from Cornell's Hotel/Restaurant Management School) coupled with his love of the Spanish life-style brought him back to Spain in 1990, where he opened a Tex-Mex restaurant off the Gran Via in Madrid. Meanwhile, Conni earned an M.B.A. from San Francisco State University and moved to Sacramento in 1992. The concept for the restaurant evolved during many late night conversations between the two owners, until Paul finally returned to the states in 1993, eager to open the first Spanish restaurant in Sacramento. It is our goal to provide the food, wine, music, and dance of Spain in an atmosphere that is warm, welcoming and fun. We encourage our guests to linger over their conversations, to invite their friends, and above all, to feel "bienvenido" each time they visit.
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

A tasty selection of Tapas and main courses in a fun casual ambiance. Friendly attentive service. Will definitely return to try more.

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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I don't know why have never been to this restaurant before, it's been here for years, but I won't make that mistake again. Staff is good, food is better than good, but, the tables are small. With a place designed around sharing a number of small plates, this is a problem. They charge for bread, which is nothing special. Other than those two issues, I recommend this place. I'll be back for sure.

Thank Ashlin9
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

Tapa the World is an exceptional restaurant. Offers authentic Spanish meals including tapas and other dishes which make for a wonderful lunch or dinner setting. A wonderful restaurant and must for any visit to Sacramento.

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Thank LaAbogadaMelinda
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Went with some friends for a birthday on Saturday afternoon/early evening. Variety and quality of food is excellent. Service was fantastic. Will go again soon. For our meal we did a tapas variety mix: Shrimp, mushrooms, Grilled Vegetables, Tortilla Espanola (my favorite), Empanada of the day (yes!), Seared Ahi (wish I had tried this at the beginning...it was amazing but I was just too full by then) and, of course their amazing bread.

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Thank Janice B
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Love tapas as you can sample so many different dishes and flavor. There is a regular menu but we prefer the tapas for the variety. Order the bread it is great but make sure you tell your server to bring it when it is fresh from the oven. Love the rice pudding and the flan for dessert.

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Thank robbmadd
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