Barraca

4.4
744 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Spanish
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  • Tapas
  • Happy Hour
  • Fun
Barraca is a Spanish Restaurant that celebrates the various Regions and Provinces of Spain through its Tapas, Paellas & Sangrias. Chef Pep, a native Barcelonean, brings authenticity to his kitchen: allowing diners to enjoy a unique and genuine Spanish Culinary Meal while sipping on one of the 7 handcrafted flavors available at our Sangria Bar.
Come to our Spanish Oasis designed to mimic the back stage of the traveling theater founded by Dali, Lorca & Bunuel.

Duende, our 1904 Wine Cellar Room is a is the Private Event Space for our restaurant. The original design, left intact, dates back to 1904. Exposed brick walls and columns, concave ceilings, soft amber ambient lights and 14ft bar create an intimate and unique setting no matter the occasion. You can enjoy a sit-down dinner for up to 65 guests or stand-up cocktail dinner for up to 125 guests. We are fully Dj and AVR equipped. Our Events team will work with you!
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates, European
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Hours of operation
Hours:

Happy Hour:
Monday through Friday 4pm-7pm

Dinner:
Everyday from 5pm to Midnight

Brunch:
Saturday & Sunday 11am-4pm
Friday Noon-4pm

Late Night:
Friday & Saturday until 1am
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Phone number
(212) 462-0080
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Payment options
Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Pep Coronado
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Catering
We are a full service events & catering group known for our creativity and ability to orchestrate and execute events of any size. Whether you’re planning a cocktail reception for 50, a corporate event or an elaborate wedding for 500 guests, our professional team will be there to guide you every step of the way.

Please contact us at qtgevents@gmail.com
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Bank Street
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Public transit
14th Street stop.
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Special events & promotions
From family dinner tables to birthdays, weddings and baby showers, food has always been at the cornerstone of the celebrations we hold dear and true in our hearts. Our events and catering division, created 6 years ago, arose out of a passionate desire to contribute to the culinary quality and the overall experience at your events and gatherings. Our philosophy is to make food front and center, to nourish and take you and your guests on a culinary journey. We will always use the best ingredients and quality to create long lasting memories.

Our menus are crafted to suit all dietary needs. When planning your event, you will have the option of selecting a menu from one of our four restaurants or chefs, excellency of our service team and have the option to experience a two course dinner to a five-course feast that is sure to delight and impress your guests. The sky’s the limit.


Please contact us at qtgevents@gmail.com
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Private Dining

Barraca named after the Spanish traveling theatre founded by Dali, Lorca & Bunuel is an authentic Spanish Restaurant, featuring the regional food of Spain through its Tapas, Paellas and Sangrias.

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744 reviews
4.4 out of 5 Stars
Outstanding
62%
Very Good
23%
Good
10%
Fair
3%
Poor
2%
4.3
food
4.1
service
4.3
ambience
4.0
value
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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SL
5.0Dined on July 6, 2018

We enjoyed the experience

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EL
5.0Dined on June 28, 2018

Everything was great; the food was very tasty and the service was very friendly and prompt. The only issue was that even though the restaurant was almost entirely empty when two out of three of us arrived, they wouldn't seat us until the third person showed up. With a full set of open tables, that seemed liked a foolishly strict policy.

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OT
2.0Dined on June 24, 2018

Ok food but terrible, slow service

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MB
5.0Dined on June 20, 2018

My 3rd time here and everything on the Tapas menu has been absolutely delicious.

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YF
5.0Dined on June 19, 2018

Awesome and delicious food. Good service, cool location.

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OT
5.0Dined on June 16, 2018

Very attentive to menu and special dietary/allergy needs... great environment... friendly staff... ❤

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MB
5.0Dined on June 16, 2018

I was meeting my cousin from out of town for brunch and Barraca came highly recommended and it did not disappoint. We had a variety of huevos and tapas. The chorizo was outstanding!! We also indulged in the bottomless sangria- at $15 the value is well worth it, and you can switch up the sangrias as you go.
I would say the only downfall is we got there early 11:30) and although the inside was empty the music was deafening. It was hard to speak at the table - a little much for 11:30. Even so, we will go again for sure!!

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OT
5.0Dined on June 10, 2018

Second time I go to Barraca and I love everything, but specially the churros, they're delicious

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K
4.0Dined on June 9, 2018

Inexpensive drinks, but food was fair. Outdoor seating furniture is also uncomfortable compared to other places with outdoor seating.

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NL
5.0Dined on June 9, 2018

Had a small brunch to catch up with an old friend, great outdoor seating area. Really can’t get better.

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OT
2.0Dined on June 9, 2018

Terrible hostess

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OT
4.0Dined on June 8, 2018

We had a good meal, food was super tasty, and filling for the three of us! Will be back!

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AT
5.0Dined on June 4, 2018

Overall my friend and I had a great experience. We used their happy hour menu and ordered several tapas and sangria and then finished with churros for dessert. Their sangria was the best that I’ve had. My only qualm is that happy hour is advertised on their website (and on their sign outside their restaurant for that matter) to be 4-7. we initially made reservations at 4 but when we arrived we were told that the restaurant doesn’t open until 5. I’m not sure if this is a new time they are implementing but they should update their website and sign if that’s the case.

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OT
2.0Dined on May 30, 2018

We booked a table for 8 at 6:30 hoping to get a drink at happy hour, I picked a tapas place as not all of us cld get there by 6:30. I thought it would be more casual venue for moms that had different timings. Wouldn’t seat up until a majority were there. Not at four people, not at 5. Asked us to wait until 6 people were there. I said fine, we want a table for 7. Then they seated us. In total, we had 9 people come. A couple came early but left early, some later and stayed late. I think it’s ridiculous they made us wait on the sidewalk instead of letting us come in a get a drink.

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OT
3.0Dined on May 19, 2018

1 member of our reservation of 4 was stuck in traffic and was very late. However, we didn't lose our table and were seated in the downstairs area of the restaurant that we never even knew existed. We were next to several large parties and in turn, were overlooked and forgotten. We came for brunch and opted for the bottomless sangrias, but we waited long periods of time between drinks and sometimes were even served the wrong kind of sangria. In all fairness, our waiter was basically covering the downstairs area by himself for most of the time but we just kept watching other tables get served first. When our food finally came, it was overcooked and not very good. The waiters didn't come to check on us after we got our food and it was a bit frustrating.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

I booked on Open Table and thought that I was booking at a restaurant that I had been to in October 2017. When we walked in I asked, “Have you changed the decor since last October?” The hostess looked at me oddly and then when my husband and I sat down at the bar, I realized that I was at Barraca and not my original choice. Boy, were we lucky. We were bringing a group of younger friends to celebrate the sola exhibit of one of the guests who is a photographer. Every single thing that we tasted was excellent, and the servers were totally attentive. In addition, even through we had 2 of everything that we ordered plus desserts and drinks, our bill averaged about $60/person. For the quantity of food, the ambiance and the service, it seemed almost like a bargain. Anytime that I am in NYC again with a small group, I will definitely book at Barraca. One especially nice thing was that the hostess gave us a seat in the lower dining room in what was probably the quietest place in the noisy restaurant. That was especially thoughtful.

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MC
5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

I love this place! I came here for a birthday brunch this past Saturday with 6 friends and we all had a great time! Our waitress Michelle was super attentive and always made sure our sangria glasses were full (they have a great bottomless sangria deal)! Will definitely be returning!

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OT
5.0Dined on May 8, 2018

Delicious food, best sangria in the city.

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OT
4.0Dined on May 5, 2018

Was REALLY hot in the basement dining area. Otherwise no complaints

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OT
1.0Dined on May 5, 2018

The service was discombobulated from the start. The hostess confused our reservation which resulted in a delay in seating. After we finally sat down, it took forever for the waiter to come to the table and even longer for the food to arrive. Once it arrived, it was overwhelmingly disappointing. Both paella dishes were cold, soggy and lacked much flavor. Overall, it was a horrible experience and not worth the time.

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ED
3.0Dined on May 4, 2018

I was super excited to come to Barraca for happy hour and tapas after work. The place was super cute and the staff was friendly. To be honest, the food was not great.. it was mediocre. I was looking forward to it all week because the menu looked great..but the tapas were subpar.. the only tapa that was really good was the dates wrapped in bacon. Cute place to go for drinks and happy hour special.. but don't expect much from the food..

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n
5.0Dined on April 30, 2018

Love this place!

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SM
4.0Dined on April 29, 2018

The food was great. The sangria was weak. Stick to wine, preferably red with Spanish food. The music was too loud. The service was great.

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V
4.0Dined on April 27, 2018

Everything else is awesome but please clean the bathroom and have toilet sits

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GM
1.0Dined on April 26, 2018

I’ve been coming here for years, and tonight was by far my worst dining experience. The paella was bland, totally unseasoned, and the service didn’t do much to make up for it. I doubt I’ll be returning anytime soon, if ever.

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P
4.0Dined on April 25, 2018

Excellent attentive service. Ordered several of the happy hour tapas specials and they were all good! Sangria was also tasty!

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AB
5.0Dined on April 24, 2018

Barraca is the best place to bring friends who like a fun atmosphere! Tapas are life!

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NA
3.0Dined on April 22, 2018

The food was good the waitress was fantastic the only thing was we make reservation and they try seat us in the lower floor super dark and no appealing look went they have tables upstair i complain so they seat us in firs floor and they were empty tables all the time we were there when i ask the hosts she was super rude and say they were reserve
i guess they didn't show up more the 10 tables in different parts of the room

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OT
4.0Dined on April 22, 2018

The food was good, though it was quite loud. The staff was great and friendly.

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SB
1.0Dined on April 20, 2018

Food was good service was good. But to be honest I was very taken aback when asked to increase my tip. I had calculated 18% on the amount , not including tax, but a waiter came to the table to ask for more tip money. Very unprofessional. I obliged but would never return nor recommend.

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NA
3.0Dined on April 19, 2018

We tried to order three different desserts and we were told they were out of each of them, one at a time, and then a fourth dessert (the last resort) was basically forced upon us. It is wildly overpriced, although the paella portions are definitely sizable. The sangria was very good. Food was good overall. We basically got kicked out very rudely right before 11 PM even though it says they are open until 12 AM on all weekdays on Google (we went on a Wednesday).

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EJ
5.0Dined on April 19, 2018

Excellent meal. My 4th time here and always leave impressed!

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a
3.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Service was very good and attentive, though food was slow to come out from kitchen.

Probably some backup with food order, that would also explain the overcooked fried or poached eggs.

On the price side, 14$ for a slice of tasted bread with avocado spread, some salad, 2 cherry tomatoes and a single (overcooked) poached egg is a little pricy, compared to other items in the same menu.

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EH
1.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Don’t let them take you to the downstairs dungeon, it’s terrible, horrible room full of huge parties. Bathroom was disgusting. Food and service good

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KE
2.0Dined on April 14, 2018

I was very disappointed with the service at Barraca. It's been on my list forever to try, and I will not be returning. I asked to add 1 to our party, and they refused, claiming they were OUT of tables/chairs and were even borrowing from sister restaurants. When we arrived, the place was EMPTY. The poor service continued throughout the evening and the staff was barely attentive.

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FO
3.0Dined on April 14, 2018

I love this place and have been here before. The food is amazing. I was a little disappointed this time, though, because they rushed us and then try to kick us out early towards the end of the meal. They said they were really busy. Regardless of whether they are busy, they should treat their customers with respect. When you're paying a lot of money for a nice meal, you'd hope that the service would be good and that they would allow you to time to enjoy it. My brother was visiting from states away, and I didn't appreciate them cutting our time together short. They should focus on making sure that every customer has a good experience, instead of trying to crank out as many customers as possible.

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OT
3.0Dined on April 14, 2018

The paella was awesome and so were the drinks. They only problem was the service. It took us almost 30 minutes to get our drinks we ordered and 40 minutes to get our appetizer. We were sat at 850pm and didnt even get our main course till 10 pm.

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2.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Incredibly rude hostess!
I used to love Barraca. After this experience I am not going back. I asked for a table and after confirming that it was a party of two and indicating I had to order food I got seated outside and offered a drink. A couple minutes later the hostess came in and asked me to leave as my party had not arrived, my party was 5 steps away and there 10 seconds after. She still asked me to leave so that she could give the table to someone else.
Not only was I asked to leave, she was very rude and behaved as if I had done something wrong.
She claimed the restauran policy but if she made a mistake by giving me the table she needs to fix it herself.

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3.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Waited for half hour for reservation and then for An hour at the table before the appetizers arrived even though half of the tables were empty. Supposedly kitchen was “backed up”. Once the food arrived, it was good.

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4.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Very nice! Once they got super busy though service got slow. I highly suggest going early. We went at 12 and service started great but definitely dwindled after 115. Food was great, we didn’t get tapas and he open bar sangria selection - just entrees and were very satisfied.

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