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Lake View East, North Side, Lakeview
Tapas, Mexican Restaurants, Spanish Restaurants, Mediterranean Restaurants, Restaurants

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""Olive Garden""-level tapas!

I don't honestly know how this place got such great reviews. Based off of this sites' previous ratings for the restaurant, we decided to go there. The service was good and prompt, however, the food was definitely lacking. It lacked culinary sophistications, and the portions were lackluster -- even by tapas standards!! We have been to several tapas places in the Chicago area, and this was by far the worst. We hig... view more

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romantic and authentic

Very much enjoyed the ambiance and the food. A small, intimate space. I felt like I was on a short visit to Spain, and I got to use my Spanish a bit, too!

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The closest to the real thing

I was born and raised in Spain and this is by far the closest thing to Spanish tapas I've found in this city so far. I admit, I haven't tried all, but this place can run circles around Cafe Iberico. The place is small, but we found a table for 3 no problem when we went in. Most of the menu seems reasonable, sticking to typical tapas. My biggest gripe in most places is always the ""Pan con Tomate"" (bread with tomato)... view more

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I am part of a nationally redognized Spanish tapas bistro in Grand Rapids, MI and have done a lot of research on Spanish style dining through out the United States. The only consistent inspriation we have is Arco De Cuchilleros. I have recommended more people to this place then any other restaurant ever! I even keep a menu in my office to give to people from Chicago that are visiting Grand Rapids. Keep up the g... view more

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Great, authentic Spanish Cuisine

I wanted to echo some of the comments already posted. Arco's food is very tasty and probably some of the most authentic in town. We took my brother (upon his return from 7 months in Spain) to Arco's as a sort of welcome home dinner. He was quite pleased with the meals, which really says a lot as he had probably the best chef in Sevilla preparing meals for him daily while he was abroad. Regardless, if you're hungr... view more

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best tapas in town

I was born to eat tapas, but if you weren't, this is the perfect place to begin your education. Lovely room that ranges from romantic to energetic depending on the crowd, beautiful outdoor patio and excellent food prepared in a very authentic style. Start out with two or three plates and then order another round. Be adventurous! This is one of the few restaurants in this town where I can honestly say I have NEVER had... view more

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3445 N Halsted StChicagoIL 60657

(773) 296-6046

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