We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Barcelona Restaurant

1192 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-3315
+1 518-438-1144
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (22 reviews)
“saffron rice” (7 reviews)
Closes in 5 min
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1192 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-3315
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (186)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 178 reviews

Reviewed today

I've been here before for dinner on several occasions with family and friends. The meal has always been excellent. Our visit this time was for lunch and we were not disappointed whatsoever. The food preparation is incredible with taste. Both of our dishes the blackened...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Hands down the best restaurant in Albany. Minerva and Paul are awesome hosts. The food is incredible with moderate portions. Staff is attentive and friendly. Talapia Perez will blow you away. Great wine list as well. Love the wine pairing dinners as well.

Thank Sharkkey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food very good. Nice atmosphere. Reasonable price. Wine prices good. Attentive and knowledgeable server

Thank GDS309
Reviewed 28 January 2018

This restaurant is on a main street in Albany with free parking. It seemed like a small restaurant but they do have a dining room upstairs. The upstairs may be reserved for larger groups. The bathrooms are upstairs. We were seated immediately. The main dining...More

Thank dese2
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Had a birthday dinner here for 7. Good and service were good, but the placement of our table left a lot to be desired. We could barely move and it was all we could think about during our meal. Reservations are a must and parking...More

Thank Kathleen E
Reviewed 25 November 2017

We were in Albany looking for a different eating place. Very nice food and menu. Good wine selection. Nice ambiance

Thank Slocman2014
Reviewed 13 November 2017

My wife and I had been here a couple years ago,and the service was horrible. Noone took our order for at least 15 to 20 minutes. This time we weren't eve greeted by a person upon arrival for at least 10 minutes. Waiter server was...More

Thank printer36
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Waiters all over the place. Very busy and the paella was good, but not the best. I had a vodka on the rocks and it was $14 LOL glad I did not have two.

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Visited Barcelona Restaurant on a recommendation of our hotel clerk and are very glad we tried it. It’s quite small, 13-14 tables & 6 bar seats. The menu is interesting with many items served with saffron rice. My husband said his seafood Alfredo was the...More

Thank BobbyS1951
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Great food, Spanish of course (with some Italian dishes as well) but superb first-rate wines, nice atmosphere, terrace if you enjoy that.

1  Thank David S
Nearby HotelsSee all 49 hotels in Albany
Best Western Sovereign Hotel - Albany
1,018 reviews
.23 km away
Days Inn Albany SUNY
540 reviews
.30 km away
Hampton Inn Albany-Western Ave/University Area
995 reviews
.93 km away
TownePlace Suites Albany University Area
177 reviews
1.43 km away
Nearby Restaurants
black & blue Steak and Crab
218 reviews
1.15 km away
City Line Bar and Grill
162 reviews
.09 km away
Bountiful Bread
101 reviews
1.37 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Egg
201 reviews
1.08 km away
Crossgates Mall
121 reviews
2.25 km away
American Italian Heritage Museum
9 reviews
2.59 km away
Albany Indoor Rockgym
19 reviews
2.48 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
12 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Paul R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to say we had a toddler with us so we were part of the noise problem.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1192 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-3315
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-438-1144
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
Stay in the know!
Get the latest updates on restaurants and more in La Calera.
Join TripAdvisor