Boqueria UES

4.6
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754 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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Spanish
Lively, Barcelona-style tapas bar serving a menu of Spanish classics and market-driven seasonal specials in a warm, modern space.

Reservation Policy
Boqueria accepts online reservations for parties of 1-10 guests at lunch and brunch and dinner. Parties of 6 or more are provided the Chef's Menu (a selection of our most popular tapas, daily market specials, Paella and Churros con Chocolate) for $49 per person at dinner (plus beverages, tax and 20% gratuity). Please call to inquire about larger parties.

JOIN US FOR A WEEKEND BRUNCH FEAST - $42 per person for unlimited Sangría and Mimosas plus a shared menu of Tapas, Classic Brunch Dishes or Brunch Paella and Dessert. (The entire table must participate. Two hour time limit.)

Thank you again for choosing Boqueria Soho. If you plans change please let us know. We look forward to serving you.

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Sun 11:00AM - 2:00PM 2:15PM - 6:30PM 9:00PM - 11:00PM
Mon - Wed 11:00AM - 11:45AM 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:15PM - 3:45PM 4:00PM - 6:30PM 9:00PM - 11:00PM
Thu - Fri 11:00AM - 11:45AM 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:15PM - 3:45PM 4:00PM - 5:00PM 9:00PM - 11:00PM
Sat 11:00AM - 2:00PM 2:15PM - 5:00PM

What 754 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
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4.5
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4.5
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Most of the food items are deep fried or sitting in a soup of oil. Not healthy. The price per dish doesnt match the quality received. I wouldnt go here for dinner but to get a glass of wine and one snack not eat a full dinner. Service was good and atmosphere was energetic.

OT
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious and our tapas came out quickly. All in all a great experience!

f
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We love Boqueria, we go there very often. The brunch deal with bottomless sangria is great! we love every dish that we have tried.
I go to Spain often and have to say that the churros with chocolate are the real thing!

JC
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food if you’re in the mood for tapas. Not too loud especially during brunch. Great time all around. Thank you

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Really good food

a
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Our fifth New Year's Eve celebration at Boqueria UES! We were welcomed as old friends, had our favorite seating at the chef's counter. Watched all the action as the chef and cooks turned out hundreds of plated tapas. Loved the traditional tapas as well as some new additions. We will be back again!!!

OT
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Service was excellent. We enjoyed exquisite tapas followed by delicious paella!

OT
London
20 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! Loved it :)

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience2

This is unfortunately an Americanized and slightly overpriced Spanish Restaurant. $12 for portion of Patatas Bravas seems a bit too much. Music, a little loud and not from Spain. I don’t think I will be coming back and will never come back here for an experience of authentic flavors from Spain. Quite disappointed as Spain has a lot of unique flavors and differences that are appreciated are sought for in NYC.

E
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Terrible. Just terrible. Expected something worth my time...I guess that was too much.

J
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always fun, delicious and a favorite dining destination! Fresh, interesting flavors and tapas style servings ideal for sharing and tasting. We had a wonderful time, thank you for excellent and friendly service :-)

UR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

We had THE BEST Christmas day lunch ever!! Chef's choice... Every single dish was yum!

JM
Orlando
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Great food and wine. Helpful and reasonably prompt and attentive service. There was a little bit of a wait for our food to arrive and one of the nine dishes we ordered was incorrect. There was absolutely no problem fixing the error. We were well pleased overall and intend to return here or try one of the other Boqueria locations as soon as possible.

SF
Orange County
16 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I love Boqueria! Food is always excellent, fresh and well-prepared. Always something new and interesting...this time it was the new roasted cauliflower--perfect! Cocktails are always fresh and expertly made and the seasonal Sangria (cranberry on this visit) really refreshing and flavorful. Our Server also did a great job and was knowledgeable and very accommodating. The GM came over to introduce herself and make sure everything was perfect--which it was. Boqueria never fails to offer a terrific dining experience and I recommend it highly.

RD
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place for lunch due to availability and quieter space. Love the lunch menu options the best. Always dependably good food. Great churros for dessert! Full coffee service.

OT
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food as always!

OT
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere. Authentic tapas and paella. Would go again tomorrow!

FU
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was wonderful. We come here often and are always pleased.

ST
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food as usual. Our favorite go to tapas . Consistently good through the years.

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Fantastic food: baby gem salad with roasted hazelnuts, grilled squid, roasted chicken and beef a al plancha. Lovely wines.

KM
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ricardo was amazingggggf! The food was superb. Thank you for an experience

OT
1 review
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great evening for our family group of 9, celebrating two 60th birthdays. The restaurant called the day before to tell us that for groups the menu was the chefs menu, a prix fixe (two price points to choose), so no surprise. It turned out to be perfect and avoided long choices. The food was excellent from beginning to end in taste, diversity and amounts. The atmosphere was just right for a birthday and a high level of tolerance for our American and French renditions of Happy Birthday. The service was friendly, informative and diligent. There was a change in shifts and our first waiter took the time to introduce his replacement. Highly recommend!

w
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great escape back to Barca for my boyfriend and I! Will definitely be coming back :)
The staff was very attentive to each and every table; and I loved the seating arrangement being close to other people-very family style bringing many strangers together! The food was AMAZING; very light and fresh. I recommend the meat and cheese board if you want a little bit of everything as well as the shishito marg ;)

D
Philadelphia
14 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, amazing sangria

JP
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Except for the noise level this Tapas bar/restaurant is a perfect place for lunch or a small or larger dinner. Especially good was the grilled Octopus.

BN
1 review
Dined on December 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Impeccable service.
A little crowded, very little space between tables but overall still an awesome restaurant.

V
Raleigh
9 reviews
Dined on December 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very good waiter experience. Food was quite good, too.

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious. Definitely my new favorite tapas place and our waiter Kevin made the evening even more enjoyable.

OT
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The classic prefix is great! We were a party of 4 and got to try different plates, all chef choices and we loved everything. The croquetas are amazing. The paella had crunchy rice... All delicious. Good wine selection too and great service. Will come back

DD
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Went there on a weekend. Place was bustling and lively. Took the Paella which was delicious. Service is quick and friendly.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great time. Good food.

A
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service- thank you!
I have a disability- my left leg doesn’t bend and I an tall.
An optional seating arrangement, other than a high top table would be welcome! I indicated the request but did not find out that lower tables were not available until Ai arrived at tge restaurant.

TL
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We’ve been there numerous times. We love this place and particularly like sitting at the counter by the kitchen where you can watch the food being prepared. Everything is good from drinks to appetizers to desserts.

R
Denver
13 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Spanish food there is. In Spain and the US.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall3food3service1ambience4

We ordered a seafood paella and turkey dish. Since I am allergic to seafood , I let the waiter know. My turkey dish arrived 40 minutes before everyone’s paella. I know paellas take longer to make so this should’ve been considered beforehand so that all of our meals arrive at the same time and I don’t have to eat by myself on thanksgiving. Additionally , I had to ask the waiter TWICE for two glasses of sangria and dessert and ended up asking a different waiter. Our water wasn’t totally present and I didn’t appreciate the bad service.

B
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Not good practice to not seat people for dinner until 5:30. We had to sit and start at the bar and continue our meal in the dining room after 5:30

HB
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Food was delicious.

K
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was very attentive and the portions were very generous! Overall a great deal for bottomless brunch. Would definitely recommend for a small or large group.

MB
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience3

It’s a small tight space for a table for 8. But the food compensated for this significant inconvenience. The server could be a little nicer. She had a frown the whole time as if she’s annoyed and it’s a bit unpleasant experience.

G
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The food was good, and service was fine. The music was a little loud during lunch, but they turned it down at our request.