Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!

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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.

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Events & Promotions

    Monday, March 20th

    Flamenco Dinner Show

    WHERE: Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! - Chicago, IL
    WHEN: Monday, March 20, 2017, Dinner 6:00PM; Show 7:00PM
    CONTACT: 773-935-5000

    On Monday, March 20, 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 + tax. Please call for tickets and click here for more information

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    Friday, March 24th

    Paella Cooking Class

    WHERE: Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! - Chicago, IL
    WHEN: Friday, March 24, 2017; 1:00PM-3:00PM
    CONTACT: 773-935-5000

    Executive Chef Matt Holmes will lead an interactive cooking class, demonstrating a how-to recipe for the classic rice dish, paella. Enjoy a six-course lunch menu including Bacalao Croquette, Iberico Chorizo and Shishito Pepper, Cana de Cabra with membrillo honey, Market Greens Salad, Tortilla Espanola with Sherry Aioli, Grilled Iberico Pork and Arroz Negra with monkfish, 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. Click here for more information.

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Open Positions

  • Cook - Line

    Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! - Chicago, IL
    2024 North Halsted
    Chicago, IL 60614
    (773) 935-5000
    Shift: PM, Part Time

    Casual Dining

  • Host - Lead

    Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! - Chicago, IL
    2024 North Halsted
    Chicago, IL 60614
    (773) 935-5000
    Shift: PM, Full Time

    Upscale Dining