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As part of our ongoing effort to slow the community transmission of COVID-19, LEYE will temporarily close all of its locations for dine-in guests in Illinois, California, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada and Washington D.C. effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020, until we are permitted to re-open by the applicable government authority. Many of our locations are open to provide delivery and carryout options.

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Tapas, Pintxos & Sangria!

An Authentic Taste of Spain

Authentic Spanish Tapas
Try our bite-sized Pintxos
Six styles of Sangria

Spanish Tapas in Lincoln Park

Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! is Chicago’s original tapas bar, serving authentic Spanish cuisine since 1985. The menu is designed to share, featuring tapas, pintxos (bite-sized tapas) and the classic Valencian rice dish, paella. Pair the meal with sangria, craft cocktails, Spanish wine and local beers in our lively Lincoln Park restaurant.

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Can’t make it to the restaurant, but still want all your Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba favorites? Order Spanish tapas, paella and more via DoorDash.

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Half-Off Wines, Beer & More!

No need to go outside: Get your favorite bottles delivered along with your Ba-Ba-Reeba order. Now offering half-off all wine bottles and beers, for both pickup and delivery, and including our ever-popular cava! Click below to place your order. For more information, please call 773-935-5000 • carryout available!

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When Founding Chef Gabino Sotelino first pitched the idea of traditional Spanish small-plate dining to Lettuce Entertain You in 1985, there was nothing else like it in all of Chicago. Sotelino took pride in representing the culture and gastronomy of his home, going to great lengths to achieve authenticity – even having for a wood-burning oven flown in from Madrid. Now over 30 years later, current executive chef Eric Jorgensen holds true to Spanish traditions, while at the same time continuously renewing the menu with modern techniques.

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