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Barraca
Barraca

Barraca Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.barracanyc.com
  • Email: barracanyc@gmail.com
  • Phone: (212) 462-0080
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday through Friday -12pm - 4pm
    Dinner: Daily 5:00pm - 12:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Spanish
  • Executive Chef: Jesus Nunez
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Full Bar, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Bank Street
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Barraca
Barraca is a Spanish restaurant featuring genuine and authentic tapas, paellas and sangrias by Chef Jesus Nunez. New York City will finally be able to eat like Spaniards!

Now debuting our Private Dining Room; the perfect way to dine for up to 30 guests!
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Diner Reviews
  • "Cute restaurant with good food. Stuck to the tapas menu and enjoyed what we ordered."
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "I love this place. The Tapas and sangrias are just right. It never fails to satisfy! "
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "Food took almost two hours to arrive because of an error in the kitchen. When it finally did, we only received half of the items we ordered. Waiter was unapologetic and evasive. Terrible experience all around."
    Dined on 4/14/2014
  • "My experience at Barraca was definitely worth it. I was with a group for a friend's birthday and everything went perfectly. We all had an amazing and memorable time. Our server Eugene made the day what it was. The food and drinks were great. Very tasty Spanish food with a unique twist. Definitely recommend it to anyone looking for great food and a great time!"
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "I purchased the unlimited sangria brunch deal through Urban Daddy and it was great. Definitely got a good deal out of it (at least 4-5 drinks and anything off the menu). Food was good but nothing incredible and the many sangria options were fun and not overly fruity. Good atmosphere and space. Service was good except took a while to get a couple things (another drink/straw etc)."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "I visited Barraca last Sunday for brunch with friends. We had bought a deal on UrbanDaddy and it was a $25 bottomless brunch. We could pick 1 entree + bottomless sangria for 2 hours. We ordered a couple of tapas as well - the dates wrapped in bacon & the bruschetta (my favorite of the two). I ordered the Huevos Benedictos, with Serrano ham, and it was really good! The sangria was amazing too. I tried a few different kinds and they were all really fresh. Unfortunately, our service was lackluster. Our waitress was covering the outdoor space as well and barely came back to check on us. So we had to ask other servers for more sangria and only had 3 drinks each in the 2 hours we were there. I'd go back for the food, but the service was poor."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "When Barraca started to follow me in Instagram I knew he was the one! I needed a spacious locale for a brunch date with a couple friends. We loved it so much we were there from 2-8. Quiet a brunch eh? The music was energetic just like the ambiance. The food was superb. The staff was a bit slow but considering the amount of people this place generated , its understandable. The sangria were to die for. We will all definitely be returning!"
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "Two pitchers of sangria and seemed like we were drinking juice. Didn't taste like there was even any wine in it. Also the eggs benedicto was pretty dismal"
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "Decent food & sangria but service needs an improvement. The wait staff failed to check up on us throughout the meal - we had to flag people down as they were constantly forgetting things. It took forever for us to get our food & drinks. The staff continued to open the door right in front of our table despite us repeatedly asking for them to close it as it was relatively windy and chilly out. There are too many other great places in the city to go to - I wouldn't recommend this place"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Great selection of crafted sangria's and paella that was amazing...... great location will be back again soon"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Although it was a relatively warm evening (around 45 degrees), they had the heat pumping through the hot bench which was practically cooking our bottoms. The waiter confirmed the hot air emanating from between our legs and it was shut off temporarily. It went back on and became so uncomfortable that we had to leave. Several tapas were good including tomato bread and Serrano ham. The meatballs were wimpy. We shared a paella which was very disappointing. I have been to Spain many times and have eaten good (and bad) paellas. For 50 bucks (for 2) I would expect something more than some burnt rice and a smattering of sorry looking shellfish. Despite leaving a paella pan three quarters full, no one bothered to ask her about our meal."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Brought my friends from Europe to have a nice tapas meal, and they were trilled by the food and drinks. Highly recommended for a nice meal with good friends."
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "This place never disappoints! The food is awesome (especially the paella) and the service is always exceptional! I have been here for numerous dinners and love coming for special occasions (birthdays etc.) because it is always a memorable night. This time, we had ordered some appetizers and when our paella didn't come out right away (20 minutes tops), our attentive waiter brought us two extra appetizers on the house! This is truly one of my favorite NYC restaurants."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "on friday night the music inside the restaurant was too loud otherwise the food and service were fantastic."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Yummy food & 8 different sangrias. Love their fruity ones, with elderflowers, guava."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Will definitely go back. Great selection of food. Sangrias are most excellent and so many varieties to choose from."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Brunch dishes are delicious; add $15 to your main brunch dish (11:30-4pm) and get unlimited sangria! Great service, delish food. Great prices..... love this place. Keep it up!"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Went here for brunch with a group. The food was delicious and reasonably priced, and the sangria selection was extensive and great! We also got great service. Thanks!"
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "I went with a group of friends for brunch and the food and drinks were good. The waitor was new and didn't know much about the menu and didn't seem to try and find out any answers to our questions. We went a little later in the day and they ran out of some of the different sangrias and didn't seem like they would be making any more. We used an urbandaddy perk and the check came to us messed up then once fixed and paid the manager came back to us to say we still had a balance because the waitor did not add his tip. The check already had a tip included and I have never heard of a restaurant messing up a check then making the customer pay a balance as it was their fault. Minus the these issues and food and space was good."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Great brunch offerings, went with a group of 10 and they had no problems accommodating us. Add $15 to your entree for unlimited sangria during brunch. Tried multiple flavors and they were all delicious!"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "First, to be fair, we went during restaurant week. Table all the way in the back, no view, kitchen noises and smells. Service wasn't very good because the place was crowded. All of that's forgivable but the food was just mediocre. Not a single dish was memorable and several were weak. Walk into any tapas place in Spain and you'll get better food. The wine list is good, but it's also pricey. I expected a lot more from the former chef of Gastroarte uptown, which was delicious and inventive and sophisticated. There's nothing inventive, delicious or sophisticated going on at Barraca unfortunately."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "The food was excellent. Great for groups because you get to share all different tapas! Sangria was to die for. Service was great and really great atmosphere! Definitely going back!"
    Dined on 3/4/2014
  • "This is warm, cozy restaurant with great food and service. The Jengibre & Pimms cocktail is a must, and the Sangria de la Mancha is deliciously refreshing."
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "I was underwhelmed by Barraca. The paella was bland and the other tapas were unimpressive. If you are looking for authentic tapas, I would not recommend Barraca."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Despite it was a restaurant week menu, food was very good and right amount of portion for our group. Amazing service, didn't have to wait long, wonderful hospitality. Only issue was the limited wine list, didn't have several wines that was on their previous list."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "I had been to Barraca once before, so was looking forward to returning with a friend. The service here was great -- friendly hosts and wait staff and a nice, chic atmosphere. Also, the sangria was awesome! We absolutely loved our drinks. The problem was the paella. I have never had a paella that was more bland. The table to our left asked for salt and pepper; the table to our right did the same. My friend and I simply left 2/3 of the paella, eating the fish but figuring the rest frankly wasn't worth the calories. I would recommend this restaurant for drinks at the bar, but I can't commend the food. For a bill over $100, I really expected better."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Went here for brunch. I had the pan con tomate (good) and the hanger steak (the meat was tough, but the vegetables that came with it were delicious). Service was friendly but not very attentive. The place was ok."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Loved my meal! Sangria, tapas and amazing dessert! Can't wait to go back"
    Dined on 2/26/2014
  • "Best sangria I've ever had.. Delicious tapas and the paella is good too, definitely a different take"
    Dined on 2/24/2014
  • "Went for Restaurant week dinner. Group of 6, ordered 3 paellas because it's one paella for two people, but it's so big it could feed 3. My only complaint that it was just mostly rice and not much other stuff in it. I know paella is a mostly rice dish but this basically felt like all I was eating was just rice with barely anything in it. Tapas were amazing, Dessert was a sweet ending!"
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "Food presentable and tasty. Very friendly service, not the typical American friendly cold. Exotic ambiance."
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "Food was pretty good, the ambiance quite nice, but the service left something to be desired. The waiter was hardly paying attention to my friend and me as we ate. It took about 20 minutes to get a second glass of sangria and about 30 minutes to get the bill at the end of our meal. I did really enjoy the dates with bacon and the overall feel of the restaurant. Normally I absolutely love Brussels sprouts, but the ones here were bitter and not that tasty. There was a variety of Sangria to choose from which was nice, but I have had better elsewhere. Overall I'd say the place was about average. Not sure I would go back with so many fantastic places here in the city."
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "Would not recommend this place to anyone! Had a reservation for 4 - and waited 30 minutes for a table - nothing offered to us to compensate us for waiting a half hour. Food was bland - no taste - service was poor. Dont waste your time or money on going here."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "GREAT boozy brunch! Interesting sangria choices. They were all delicious!"
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "great place with a beautiful service.......food out stand, i recommend"
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "Waiter was very attentive and pleasant. Everything ordered on the menu surpassed our expectations."
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "Some friends and I went for Restaurant Week for dinner. We hadn't heard the restrictions associated with RW being an all or nothing offer for each table (meaning everyone has to order the pre fix or no one can) but the manager Alfredo did a great job of explaining their policy and making sure that we had the best possible experience once we sorted out our order. The food was good, especially the dates! Overall it was a very good dinner."
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "They were out of red sangria, and while the white sangria choices were plentiful, it was still a disappointment. The paella was not good at all."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "Great for boozy brunch with friends. Not too loud, but right ambiance for a group of 10. Service is great, and the sangria variety and quality is incredible. On top of all of this, the food was delicious and different! Not just your typical omelette/pancake place. Highly highly recommended, especially if you're able to snag the Urban Daddy deal for $25 unlimited brunch! (Otherwise, unlimited is $15 for sangria + your entree order.)"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Went with high hopes. 2pm. 80% full. Here's the list: - Sticky table top, had surface that could be scrapped off with finger nail. - potatas served late at end of meal and were soggy, not crispy (looked like they had sat, waiting to be delivered). No spicy sauce. - roasted peppers w salt (very tasty) but no salt delivered with dish. Had to ask. - bacon wrapped dates did not have any blue cheese. - citrus flan delivered late and cold. (tasted good) bathrooms not up to par, no hand towels. Poor communication between waiters and servers. Roasted Kale flat bread was excellent as were roasted peppers. Shrimp was OK, par, nothing special. Sangria choices were good. All and all, a hot spot that did not deliver on expectations."
    Dined on 2/15/2014