About BARcelona Tapas - Indianapolis
BARcelona Tapas prides itself on creating a traditional authentic Tapas Bar atmosphere. This includes a warm decor and the traditional hanging of Serrano hams and dried bacalaos. The service reflects a traditional tapas experience as you might find in Madrid, Barcelona or Sevilla. Small plates of food are prepared to order and delivered one or two at a time, as to encourage sharing of the plates and conversation together with great Sangria.
Barcelona Tapas Indianapolis is an open air restaurant when the weather is nice! Come and enjoy one of our two large patios or sit at the bar and enjoy a breeze through the restaurant on warm summer days.
Spanish, Mediterranean, European
Hours of Operation:
Full Tapas Menu Served:
Monday through Thursday 11am to 10pm
Friday and Saturday 11am to 11pm
Sunday 4pm to 9pm
Sunday Sangria Brunch:
Sundays 10:30am to 2pm
All you can eat Tapas Lunch Buffet:
Monday through Friday 11am to 2pm
Two for Tuesdays menu:
Tuesday evenings 4pm to 10pm
Happy Hour Menu:
Monday through Friday 3pm to 6pm (bar area only)
Corner of Delaware and Ohio
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Great Spanish Music piped in all day and night!
Tapas Party at your home or office? We can do it! We accommodate everything from box lunches to full on-site catering and everything in-between! Please look at our website for more details or call 317-638-TAPA and ask for Michelle or Dennis to set up a delivery or full fledged Tapas Party with or without our Tapas Crew to serve it all for you!
All surrounding streets are meeter parking on both sides. The meters are free after 9pm through the week. There is a parking garage on the Northwest corner of Ohio and Delaware, a parking garage on the south side of Ohio street between Delaware and Alabama, and a $3 honor lot just north of our building on Delaware which is open after 5pm weekdays and all weekends.
There are numerous IndyGo bus stops on all streets surrounding us. Please see www.indygo.net/routes.htm for bus schedules.
Private Party Facilities:
We have the space for you! Up to 30 of you - that is...... A seperate private dining room with large Barndoors that close, your own music and, of course, our "Party Platters" or simply choose from the Tapas Menu. Call us to help you make this a successful "private party" to remember. In the summer we also have a patio that can be reserved for parties which seats up to 25.
Private Party Contact:
Dennis Gurnell or Michelle Sirum: 3176388272x
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
BARcelona Tapas - Indianapolis Ratings and Reviews
We were traveling to Indianapolis, from ...
We were traveling to Indianapolis, from a smaller city of Indiana. My husband is Spanish and I thought it was the opportunity to have food from home. WHAT A DISAPPOINTMENT!!! I understand that ethnic food in the States is always "americanized" and we were ready for that. But not to that extend. It was not Spanish AT ALL, just the names. The croquetas were obviously not made with a bechamel, the jamon in it, we are still looking for it. The chorizo was a bradwurst sausage!!! Even the salad that was supposed to come with a sherry vinaigrette came with some creamy dressing, and looking for the Manchego in the salad was like looking for a needle in a haystack. In short, if you crave for Spanish food, don't go there and hang it there until you can go to Spain or to a real Spanish restaurant in Chicago, Washington or somewhere else! If you crave for good food, go to the steakhouses or Italian restaurants!!!!!!
This is a wonderful restaurant with grea ...
This is a wonderful restaurant with great food -nice people and a warm environment ! Highly recommend
the restaurant has no air conditioning. ...
the restaurant has no air conditioning. Definitely do go if you plan on sitting inside in the summer time. Some of the staff was not to eager to help either
Food was great. Service was slow. I ge ...
Food was great. Service was slow. I generally think of service as being slow when the wait staff doesn't even try to catch their patron's eyes as they walk through the room. If they are looking out and seeing you and nodding when you try to catch their eye, then you know that the waitstaff knows you want them. Our waitstaff had to be stopped in order to get their attention. For a tapas place, waitstaff needs to be very attentive because you order food in increments.
We have been to Barcelona Tapas many times and always had a wonderful experience! However, this experience was far different. Our waitress was not attentive, never asked us how our food was or if we needed anything, and would disappear for 15 -20 minute intervals when we were out of beverages and wanted to place an order. It was very disappointing as we were celebrating our one year wedding anniversary. We had our first date at Barcelona Tapas and wanted to enjoy it for this special occasion, but the poor service really put a damper on the enjoyable evening. The food and drinks were delicious as always and we will return, but hopefully will enjoy our time better!
I have been to Barcelona Tapas on previous occasions and was very impressed. The past two (one more than a year ago) have been a bit disappointing. The food has been very good on all occasions, however, it's pricey, and the amount spent vs. the amount received is disproportionately unfavorable. Lower the costs of tiny dishes, or, provide more would be my suggestion. Second, while the manager was very kind in seating us, service during this most recent visit was ridiculous. Fundamentals like remembering to bring what was ordered, listening to what was ordered, and, paying attention to the table were well below par. I would understand this if the place were packed and the waitress was juggling several tables, but there were fewer than 6 tables active in the entire place (it seemed) during our visit. Lastly, the Sangria was water, and had no fruit. Disappointed.
Pre-race Dinner with Out of Town Friends
We had a great time with some friends from out of town. The food was very good and the service was excellent. We have been to Barcelona Tapas a number of times and have never been disappointed.
Delicious food and great service! Thanks ...
Delicious food and great service! Thanks for helping make our anniversary special!!!! Can't wait to visit again!
Great food and quite the bargain
Dined as a party of two and scored a high-top in the bar area. Our server was polite and knowledgeable steering us to a moderately priced and exceedingly tasty carafe of red wine. We tried four tapas plates - marinated olives, baked goat cheese, grilled asparagus, garlic shrimp and lamp chops. We selected four plates to start, thinking that based on the price we would still be hungry and could order another plate or two later. While the lamb and shrimp were what we consider tapas-sized, the olives, asparagus and baked goat cheese could each feed a group of four quite easily. The price of each item did not hint at this. We asked our waiter about the plate size and he said, "well, this is mid-west tapas." And you know, I'm completely fine with that. I suppose you would rather have someone complain about too much food than too little. All four plates were delicious - especially the garlic shrimp and baked goat cheese - and I didn't leave hungry. I would definitely recommend this place to others.
This was our second visit. First time w ...
This was our second visit. First time we went for dinner this time lunch buffet. Would have liked to have seen more variety but what was on the buffet was very tasty. I did have to ask them to refill the goat cheese in marinara sauce, the staff was not keeping the items filled. I thought our party was very pleased with the curry chicken delicious and the mac and cheese was absolutely the best I have tasted. The value was outstanding.
Baked goat cheese with spicy tomato sauc ...
Baked goat cheese with spicy tomato sauce was delicious
Had reservations..seated in an area that was a small room that had large groups of 8-12 per party. So loud we couldn't hear each other talk. Waitress didn't write down our order and forgot one of the things we ordered. Also got the garlic bread but no olive oil like it said on the menu. Would have been helpful if had some guidance on how much food we might order to serve 2 people. Had to keep ordering throughout the meal until we got full. Not impressed at all with the place.
Nice Place to gather...
This was our family second gathering at Barcelona Tapas and we have enjoyed it both times. It was a bit noisy but it was Mother's Day. I would recommend it.
Terrible Mother's Day Brunch
This restaurant was highly recommended as a Mother's Day Brunch spot and I have always wanted to try it so we did. The food was almost gone when we got there, the service was terrible (not the server's fault by the way). Had to take the brunch and couldn't order off the regular menu, which is understandable if there was food available in the buffet. They were clearly not ready for the crowd they received. This was very disappointing and because of this experience will probably not go back.
We went for Mothers Day. When we made th ...
We went for Mothers Day. When we made the reservations, the price was 17.99 for the brunch. When we got there, it was $10 more than advertised. For the food and service, the 17.99 would have been equitable. The napkin on the table had been rolled up wet and smelled disgusting!! I advised the manager who didn't even apologize. Pretty pathetic.
We love it!
We eat here quite a bit but on this occasion we forced ourselves out of our usually menu choices. Our server actually chose most of our meal and it was as awesome as when we order our regular items. The special was a seafood bowl which was amazing. This seems to be one restaurant in Indiana that actually has reasonably priced delicious fresh seafood!
Would recommend the chicken wings, white ...
Would recommend the chicken wings, white sangria, and large plates with sausage.
Enjoying my friends.
Had lunch with 2 of my good friends Adriana and Fatima, everything was great, we really enjoy it!
A Fun Place Where Tapas is a Passion
I have eaten a lot of tapas; some done well, and some done very poorly. BARcelona definitely puts thought and passion into the food they serve. The atmosphere is casual and welcoming, and our server steered us in good directions as to what to order.
We needed to be in and out in an hour, so we notified our server early on. She was very accommodating, helping to keep the tapas flowing and guiding us in the selection of ones that would work for our palates and schedule.
Very, very poorly managed restaurant. I ...
Very, very poorly managed restaurant. I gave it three failed tries and I won't be back. There are so many great options in the Mass Ave area, go somewhere else.
Barcelona Tapas was an awesome restaurant!
From the point we met our server on, the experience was top notch! We enjoyed the ambience, food, and incredibly prompt and insightful service! The team was awesome! I live in Madrid Spain for 5 years and love the Tapas style of dining. Barcelona lived up to what I experienced in Spain and brought some fan favorites to the menu. If you ever need menu suggestions, I can share some more I missed. This was a truly genuine Tapas experience with an extremely knowledgeable and insightful server.
Tapas dishes were excellent and service ...
Tapas dishes were excellent and service was really good. The restaurant can get noisy sometimes depending on the crowd. However we had a great time here and will definitely come back
Food and portions (even for tapas) vs pr ...
Food and portions (even for tapas) vs price is good but we've had much better quality. For example, the Serrano ham was like jerky. The paella, while different, was very good. Sangria was weak and we didn't even bother to finish the small pitcher.
Was looking for something other than a steak restaurant for a bunch of us from work. This fit the bill perfect! There were 7 of us so we ordered 3 of the tasting menus plus some additional dishes. Everything tastes great! The goat cheese was a group favorite as well as the tenderloin. Sone of the dishes took a while to come out of the kitchen but overall it was very good.
The food was great. A great place
The food was great. A great place
Slightly expensive, but an amazing resta ...
Slightly expensive, but an amazing restaurant. Different dining concept interesting decor and delicious food. Plenty of vegetarian options too!
Great place, great food!
Service was excellent and the food was delicious, can't wait to go back.
Great food at a reasonable price. Fried ...
Great food at a reasonable price. Fried artichokes was the best to me
The only tapas place in town
It's hard to find a true Spanish restaurant in Indy, and I can't say for sure how authentic Barcelona is, but I still like it. They offer a wide array of hot and cold tapas. Unfortunately, the tortilla was not very good. Not enough egg, and unecessary addition of spinach. But many of the other ones were quite good. Each plate is small though, so you need to order a lot of them. Or get a paella or fideo -- just be prepared for the wait. This is a good place to go with a group so that you can try a lot of different dishes. I will definitely be frequenting this restaurant.
Sunday brunch was fully stocked and refr ...
Sunday brunch was fully stocked and refreshed by the minute. It had a great selection of hearty dishes, light and fresh options, cheeses, meats, savory, and sweets. Coffee was extra, but I can't have breakfast or sweets without it.
Have the meatballs amazing. Everything they sat down was great , I was delighted and so was my hubby .
Barcelona Tapas Visit
Our reservation was for 9:30 p.m. We were a couple of min late but there were plenty of tables left. We ordered a glass of wine. Shared a cup of the Chef's choice soup-Carrot Soup..it was divine! So much flavor in a little cup! We shared a spinach salad-very good as well! We opted for three Tapas. Grilled Asparagus, Goat Cheese with Tomato Sauce and Grilled Salmon. Everything was so good. My favorite was the Goat Cheese with Tomato Sauce. This was served hot with toasted pieces of bread. The cheese was so creamy! It was very simple, yet complex. There was some chile pepper sprinkled on top. The heat went well with the creaminess of the cheese. For dessert, we shared bread pudding and flan with a cup of cafe con leche. Our waitress was very good, describing menu items and ingredients so we could really know what to expect. Outstanding! I would recommend Barcelona Tapas to anyone. There are so many creations, they will accommodate any palate!
Great food, quick service
We went here twice in two weeks. The host and server remembered us and provided great service. The food, as always, was sent out extremely quick, and was great. No concerns or problems.
Jaded NYer's take on BARcelona Tapas
The atmosphere felt right for a Tapas restaurant and the beer list was impressive. I have eaten Tapas around the world and found the food to be average. We had 5 tapas and Pallia and nothing stood out. All fine but nothing amazing. However, the tres leches cake was excellent. That said, my associate thought everything was great.
No more Barcelona!
My husband and I were searching for a great paella and chose Barcelona Tapas. We were very disappointed with the seafood paella. The dish was very salty and seafood sparse. The sauce had little flavor and did not even resemble the paella I remember when dining in Valencia, Spain. So our search continues. . .
Delicious Options and Great Atmosphere
There were so many options on the menu that I could hardly decide on what to get. The dishes that I selected were delicious and I am sure that one really couldn't go wrong with any of the selections. Our server was extremely attentive and explained how everything worked since it was our first time in the restaurant. I am familiar with Spanish culture and enjoyed the fact that the restaurant decor and menu selections truly reflected what you might actually find in Spain. There was even a bar with soccer and other sports playing for those that are more interest in that atmosphere. I am definitely going to go back to BARcelona Tapas and would recommend it to anyone and everyone.
I took my daughter there with with friends for her 16th birthday celebration and it was great! It was so fun for them to try all the different foods. It is very conducive to conversation. The waitress was great too and made it really special with one of her favorite desserts, tres Leches! good value as well. Everyone was stuffed and we had 5 people and the total bill was 130ish.
Spain in downtown Indy
A fun spot for tapas, and numerous Spanish dishes Good prices, very friendly staff! Open Sunday!
We had a wonderful time on Valentine's D ...
We had a wonderful time on Valentine's Day this year. This was my partner's and my second date location and we love it.
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