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Emilio's Tapas

215 E Ohio St, Zip Code 60611, Chicago, IL 60611-3259
+1 312-467-7177
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
215 E Ohio St, Zip Code 60611, Chicago, IL 60611-3259
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We love Babarebas on Halsted but staying down town, this was 3 short blocks from Hotel on Ohio 200 ft west of Columbus, We had a large group and 6 of us each ordered 2 items and the plates were past around, most we all...More

Thank Don M
TapaLover, Manager at Emilio's Tapas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Gracias! We appreciate your comments about Emilios Tapas. Please join us again for Thursday night spanish guitar or our free flamenco Sunday! Just a tidbit of nostalgia, Chef Emilio opened Cafe Babareeba!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here with a business party of 18 and the staff did a great job of taking care of us. Some of us shared our tapas and liked everyone of them. The tapas were very authentic Spanish with a wide range of choices. The...More

Thank Dale H
TapaLover, Owner at Emilio's Tapas, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Gracias! We appreciate that you left a great review. Thank you for choosing us for your business dinner.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wasn't very hungry, so tapas sounded really good. The main menu has bottle of wine on one side, and a wide variety of tapas on the other side. There was also a specials menu that they brought out that had glasses of wine and...More

Thank John A
TapaLover, Owner at Emilio's Tapas, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Gracias for your review, we do appreciate it.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, my daughter and I had dinner last week at Emilio's and we would like to commend the quality of their food and excellent service. It was close to the hotel that we were staying at and we previously made reservations on line. The...More

Thank vacationJan2010
TapaLover, Manager at Emilio's Tapas, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow and Gracias! I'll try to find out who yiur server was to let her know how pleased you were with her recommendations.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great service, great wine, awesome moment. A bit pricy but I really recommend, food quality and nice people made our night. Live music added a nice atmosphere. The waitress gave us also good advice to choose wine.

Thank Laura C
TapaLover, Manager at Emilio's Tapas, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Gracias, I'm happy you commented on your evening. Please join us again.

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We we're able to get a reservation for 10 on a Saturday night on the same day! The food was amazing; we ordered like 10 different tapas and we all shared: salmon, steak, lamb, octopus, scampi etc... The wine was also very nice, great selection....More

Thank Dominik K
TapaLover, Owner at Emilio's Tapas, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Gracias for your great review. I'm pleased we could accomodate your large group and it sounds like you have a great time sharing your tapas.

Reviewed 31 October 2017

Emilio's Tapas was recommended by hotel staff during my recent stay in Chicago for a work-related conference. The staff was so friendly and attentive, offering help with wine selection including tastes. We ordered both cold and hot selections - the tuna was probably the best...More

Thank Nancy O
TapaLover, Manager at Emilio's Tapas, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Gracias for your review! We really appreciate hearing back from our guests.

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped in after a long day downtown. The red wine we were served from Spain was fantastic! The tapas selection was wonderful both hot and cold, we got the hot calamari and it was delicious. We also got the bacon wrapped dates which was...More

Thank Barbara0414
TapaLover, Manager at Emilio's Tapas, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Gracias and happy you enjoyed your evening with us....please return soon.

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We are fresh back from Spain and are always looking for really good Spanish restaurants. Emilio’s is one of the Best and authentic Spanish tapas bars we’ve visited. The fact that they serve chilled La Gitana manzanilla was a dream come true! We sat at...More

Thank Ann B
TapaLover, Manager at Emilio's Tapas, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Gracias for your great review of our little bit of Spain. We appreciate you mentioning our sherry selection.

Reviewed 12 October 2017

Turning up without a reservation, we were pleased with the cute corner booth we were given...a very good start; a well-filled basket of bread was soon delivered to the table. Our server Claudia was great too - friendly and bubbly, helpful with the menu. We...More

Thank SisPerth
TapaLover, Owner at Emilio's Tapas, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Gracias for your visit and feed back, we appreciate it. I will show Claudia your review, thank you!

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globetrotter33221
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Response from dojay111 | Reviewed this property |
I remember a full bar.
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27 April 2017|
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Response from TapaLover | Property representative |
$7.50 Estella Damm Reserva 1925 Mahou Estrella De Galacia Ambar 1900 Ambar Tres Maltas Ambar Gluten Free (8.25)
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Yes, we love reservations! Gracias, we will see you then.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 E Ohio St, Zip Code 60611, Chicago, IL 60611-3259
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Streeterville
  • Neighbourhood: Streeterville
  • Phone Number: +1 312-467-7177
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Description
Locals and tourists have enjoyed small plate and freshly-made tapas at Emilio's Sol y Nieve since 1999. With regular Spanish inspired entertainment including Flamenco Shows and Wine Dinners, the lively, upscale vibe of Emilio's Sol y Nieve make it a grate dining institution to get together. And while you'll see small plates everywhere now, this tapas experience is an authentic one that focuses on helping people interact with one another.
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