Café Ba Ba Reeba

2024 N Halsted St Chicago

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“Tapas, Pintxos, & Sangria” is the motto for this authentic Spanish restaurant that has been open since 1985, bringing a Spanish spice to the city of Chicago. Café Ba Ba Reeba offers a delicious menu that is designed to share with others, creating a moment that will guarantee a great time. From dozens of tapas to pintxos (smaller dishes) and the classic Paella, Café Ba Ba Reeba has it all. Along with authentic Spanish food, they have a long Sangria list, along with Spanish wines you are going to want to introduce your taste buds to.

The restaurant not only is a dining spot, it’s an experience you will not forget. Café Ba Ba Reeba offers fun and exciting events such as Paella Cooking Demo, Flamenco Dinner Show, and Spanish wine tasting. The daily Happy Hour from 4 to 6 PM offers old school prices that brings the restaurant back to when it first opened. It includes low priced sangria, $1 pintxos, and selected tapas to enjoy at the bar top. Owned by the renowned Chef Gabino Sotelino and Rich Melman, the two also own Ambria and Un Grand Café. Sotelino pushed for the restaurant with the thought a need for a taste of Spain in Chicago. Since then, Café Ba Ba Reeba has been an acclaimed Spanish restaurant in the Chicago area.

Join Café Ba Ba Reeba on the weekends for a Spanish brunch, which includes a build-your-own Bloody Mary bar. Stop by Saturday or Sunday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM but reservations are recommended as they can get pretty busy. Yet, Café Ba Ba Reeba is known for their fast service to make sure you get a table so don't be afraid to do a last minute reservation.

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