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.


Events & Promotions

    Monday, October 16th

    Flamenco Show

    WHERE: Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! - Chicago, IL
    WHEN: Monday, October 16, 2017; 6:00PM–8:00PM
    CONTACT: 773-935-5000

    On Monday, October 16, Chicago-based Flamenco ensemble El Payo will showcase the traditional music and dancing of Spain. Enjoy your favorite pintxos and tapas from our full dinner menu, sip on half-priced craft cocktails, and take in the troupe’s contemporary take on the classic art of Flamenco Dancing. Event cover is $15 per person (plus tax, gratuity not included). Please call for tickets and click here for more information. 

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    Tuesday, October 17th

    Fall In Spain Wine Tasting

    WHERE: Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! - Chicago, IL
    WHEN: Tuesday, October 17, 6:00PM to 8:00PM
    CONTACT: 773-935-5000

    Shift into fall and celebrate the rich flavors of the season at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!’s Fall In Spain Wine Tasting. Taste through the lineup of 30 Spanish wines and enjoy signature pintxos and tapas from Executive Chef Eric Jorgensen. Connoisseurs from local distributors will be available to answer your wine questions while pouring you a taste of these beautiful vintages. Guests who find a to-die-for new favorite can even put in a bottle order to enjoy at home. The event is priced at $35 per guest (plus tax). Advanced reservations required; please call 773-935-5000 for tickets. Click here for more information.

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