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Tapas Valencia

Tapas Valencia

Tapas Restaurant$$$$
Dearborn Park, Chicago
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7.8/10
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    Maria C.
    "The bacon wrapped dates are amazing as is the crema catalana"(5 Tips)
    Jaime D.
    "Try the pomegranate sangria, it's delicious!"(6 Tips)
    Steve S.
    "The paellas are great!"(7 Tips)
    mark
    "Get the crack blacked pepper skirt steak - fantastic."(2 Tips)
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  • Deni P.
    Deni PDecember 7, 2014
    Friendly staff,we were seated promptly even though we were early for our reservation.It's very spacious which is a plus for big parties.Favorite tapa was championes,they tasted like a pizza!
  • michelle j.
    michelle jimenezNovember 13, 2015
    Bacon wrapped dates were good. Chicken with potatoes were good as well. Good to come here to eat light and drink. Tapas are really small portions. Hardly enough to share. Good for dates!
  • Samantha R.
    Samantha RangelJanuary 30, 2015
    They booted the $2 section of the happy hour menu but for $3 you can still get great portions and flavor. On Thursdays, mojitos, margs, & vodka martinis are $5. This place is fantastic for after work.
  • Regan A.heart icon on user image
    Regan AziziJuly 20, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great tapas with a extensive menu and lively evening atmosphere. Tables have a comfortable amount of space between them. Diverse crowd and great service.
  • ISC C.heart icon on user image
    ISC ChicagoJune 10, 2017
    Been here 5+ times
    Very affordable if going with a group: get a variety of small plates while waiting for the paellas! And don't forget the Sangria pitchers!
  • Gray
    GrayJune 10, 2012
    One of the few places with VEGETARIAN paella. I live in Lincoln park but it was worth the drive. Will be going back very soon. Also very good prices for awesome food
  • ISC C.heart icon on user image
    ISC ChicagoJune 10, 2017
    Been here 5+ times
    Paellas can take up to 45 minutes, so get that order in first as soon as you sit down. One of each if you ask me.
  • Teri P.heart icon on user image
    Teri PytelAugust 31, 2013
    Can't say enough good things about this excellent restaurant. Barcelona -quality. A+ service. A must come back to place. Tasting menu-yes!
  • ISC C.heart icon on user image
    ISC ChicagoApril 24, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The restaurant offers a prix fixe Taste of Spain Sunday brunch at $35 pp that features two cold tapas, two hot tapas, three entrees, and two desserts.
  • Karen W.heart icon on user image
    Karen WilliamsJanuary 17, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    I encourage you to explore the menu- the food is very authentic to Spain and the sangria is traditional to Spain
  • Maria C.heart icon on user image
    Maria CortesMay 9, 2019
    The bacon wrapped dates are amazing as is the crema catalana
  • Jillian B.heart icon on user image
    Jillian BurnickasApril 11, 2015
    Delicious but not very authentic. Plenty of spicy options that are very good but Spanish cuisine is not spicy at all.
  • Jessica A.
    Jessica ArandaSeptember 4, 2011
    The Empanada de Buey is amazing! (Puff pastry filled w beef tenderloin) Definitely ordering this next time I come!
  • ISC C.heart icon on user image
    ISC ChicagoAugust 29, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    So much fun going with a large group and ordering to share
  • Jon G.
    Jon GarinnJune 5, 2011
    Great food, terrific service. At our request, they seated us near an electric outlet so we could recharge. How accommodating!
  • Brian C.heart icon on user image
    Brian ChorbaOctober 17, 2015
    Bacon wrapped dates, tiger shrimp on spinach, patatas bravas
  • Srey W.
    Srey WaghrayAugust 6, 2014
    Awesome tapas!!! A bit pricey.
  • Le-Lieu P.
    Le-Lieu PhamJune 15, 2012
    Ask for Ozzy the waiter. He's really friendly and helpful if you can't decide what to order.
  • Mike W.
    Mike WilderOctober 23, 2015
    Service industry discount Sunday thru Thursday - 30% off entire check from 4 - 6:30pm, and 8:30 - 10pm.
  • Denetteheart icon on user image
    DenetteSeptember 29, 2015
    Decent tapas. Good sangria. Great service. Good for groups.
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    markFebruary 19, 2017
    Get the crack blacked pepper skirt steak - fantastic.
  • Roosevelt Collection
    Roosevelt CollectionJanuary 10, 2012
    Get the bacon wrapped dates and wash it down with your choice of pomegranate or peach sangria!! Both are spectacular!
  • Joey M.
    Joey MathewsJune 15, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Try anything! I live across the street and stopped in for the first time today. This place is absolutely amazing, the gem of the south loop!
  • Lucy T.heart icon on user image
    Lucy TrevinoAugust 27, 2018
    The fettuccine salad was amazing!
  • Tommy T.
    Tommy ThorntonMay 17, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    I highly recommend the Pomegranate Martini, skirt steak w/ bleu cheese and the stuffed mushroom caps.
  • ISC C.heart icon on user image
    ISC ChicagoJanuary 27, 2019
    Been here 5+ times
    2019 Chicago Restaurant Week Menu
  • Manoj A.heart icon on user image
    Manoj AmbalavananJune 27, 2020
    The goat cheese spread and lamb was very good - some of the others were meh.
  • Lindsay R.
    Lindsay ReedDecember 14, 2011
    I loved the salmon with goat cheese...its been a whole day and its still on my mind lol
  • Elizabeth W.
    Katie is wonderful. Food is fabulous, great recommendations on food and wine.
  • Crain's Chicago Business
    Here you'll find 44 hot and cold tapas, several paellas and a selection of hot and cold entrees, salads and soups. Read more
  • Paul C.heart icon on user image
    Paul ChunMarch 1, 2014
    Must have the calamares a la plancha
  • Nicole C.
    Nicole CatalanoApril 17, 2010
    For cocktails get the Sangratini or the champagne (cava) sangria. Bacon wrapped dates are amazing!
  • ISC C.heart icon on user image
    ISC ChicagoSeptember 26, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Perfect for brunch
  • Stephanie B.heart icon on user image
    Stephanie BrownApril 4, 2015
    Be prepared for a long wait for a mediocre meal when ordering the paella.
  • Ken X.
    Ken XPsSeptember 16, 2012
    Great food. But the choice in music is odd...pitbull???
  • Tommy T.
    Tommy ThorntonAugust 31, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    They have a $2 tapas menu M-F from 4:00-6:30
  • Framos 2.
    Framos 242July 22, 2010
    Not the best tapas but worth your taste buds. Drinks are mixed well. Service is very good and patient.
  • Brian A.heart icon on user image
    Brian AndersonJune 21, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Happy Hour Menu $2-$3 Tapas & $5 margaritas
  • Vithida S.
    Vithida SueblinvongJuly 28, 2011
    Ask for special price drink, love the mojito
  • Paul M.
    Paul MichaelJanuary 1, 2015
    New Year's Eve menu was amazing
  • Leslie D.heart icon on user image
    Leslie DrishFebruary 12, 2017
    Food is great! Service was slow.
  • Jaime D.
    Jaime DOctober 8, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the pomegranate sangria, it's delicious!
  • David W.heart icon on user image
    David WeathersbyApril 13, 2016
    Love the lamb.
  • DeMareio W.heart icon on user image
    DeMareio WilliamsAugust 6, 2018
    Excellent!!!!!!!!
  • Steve S.
    Steve SimmonsNovember 21, 2011
    The paellas are great!
  • Jaime D.
    Jaime DJanuary 29, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Sunday brunch, 1030 to 3pm
  • Donnell W.
    Donnell WrightSeptember 19, 2011
    4:30-6:30 happy hour $2 tapas Read more
  • Matthew N.
    Matthew NaffahApril 21, 2010
    The beef stuffed puffs are great!
  • Veezworld
    VeezworldMarch 28, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    $2 tapas @ the bar M-F 4-6pm
  • Merrill O.
    Merrill O'RyanNovember 29, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    Gotta try the Sangriatini...perfect drink with the $2 Tapas Plates for Happy Hour!!
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