Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!

®

Authentic Spanish Tapas, Paella and Sangria

Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! is Chicago's original tapas restaurant, serving authentic Spanish cuisine in Lincoln Park since 1985. Founding Chef Gabino Sotelino’s menu is designed to share, featuring tapas, pintxos (bite-sized tapas) and the classic Valencian rice dish, paella. Guests will experience a variety of tastes and flavors with signature dishes including Spicy Potatoes (patatas bravas), Baked Goat Cheese in tomato sauce and roasted Bacon-Wrapped Dates. The beverage menu boasts an extensive Spanish wine list, along with six types of signature sangria ranging from classic red and white to seasonal flavors like white peach and passion fruit. The restaurant is known for its lively atmosphere and warm ambiance; the dining room is decorated with a range of artwork celebrating Spanish language, cuisine and culture. Guests are invited to dine on the all-season patio,which features a sliding glass roof that opens during warmer months.

Locations

Events & Promotions

    Friday, January 27th

    Friday Paella Class

    WHERE: Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! - Chicago, IL
    WHEN: Friday, January 27, 2017, 1:00PM-3:00PM
    CONTACT: 773-935-5000

    Our Friday Paella Class is the perfect excuse to start the weekend early. Executive Chef Matt Holmes will lead an interactive cooking class, demonstrating a recipe for paella. Enjoy a six-course lunch menu including an array of pintxos (bite-sized appetizers from Northern Spain), traditional Tortilla Española, Grilled Ibérico Pork Hanger Steak and Arroz Negra Paella with baby octopus, shrimp and clams, finishing with Natilla Flan with saffron caramel for dessert. Each course will be paired with Spanish wines. The event is $42 per guest + tax, (gratuity not included). 

    Read more

    Friday, January 27th to Thursday, February 9th

    Chicago Restaurant Week at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!

    WHERE: Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! - Chicago, IL
    WHEN: Friday, January 27 - February 9, 2017
    CONTACT: 773-935-5000

    This Restaurant Week, enjoy an offering of Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!’s best eats! Craft your ideal meal from our prix-fixe menus of pintxos, paella, perfectly-sized desserts and more. Our prix-fixe brunch and dinner menus present a great sampling of Spanish flavors for only $33 for dinner, and $22 for lunch + tax, gratuity not included. 

    Read more

    Sunday, February 5th

    Big Game PJ Brunch

    WHERE: Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! - Chicago, IL
    WHEN: Sunday, February 5, 2017, Brunch 9:00AM-4:00PM (Closed for Dinner)
    CONTACT: 773-935-5000

    Put a Latin spin on tailgating with our Big Game PJ Brunch! Roll out of bed and enjoy some morning sangria or our signature Build-Your-Own Bloody Mary Bar, while snacking on a selection of sweet and savory brunch tapas like Waffles with marcona almond nutella, Spanish Bocadillo breakfast sandwiches, Eggs Benedict with jamón serrano and more.

    Guests who dine in their pajamas or wear their favorite team’s jersey will receive Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! gift cards equal to the price of their meal (tax and gratuity not included), to use toward a future visit. For more information or to make a reservation, please click here or call.

    Read more

In the News