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1492 Tapas Bar - CLOSED

42 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2506
+1 312-867-1492
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible23%
29 Jan 2014
16 Sep 2012
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American, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
42 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2506
Neighbourhood: Near North Side
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11 - 20 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 23 April 2010

We got hooked on to tapas after dining here! And we tried to find some other tapas restaurant to eat at afterwards and they are just not as good as 1492 Tapas Bar. We especially loved the octopus and the dessert Marquesa de Melocotón at...More

Thank zban
Reviewed 13 March 2010

I got there few minutes after they opened so it was kind of slow, Oscar and other waiter were paying attention to the details and checking back often. My sister was saving her drink for the food and they thought she did not like it...More

Thank fansntt
Reviewed 16 February 2010

Wine, salads, tapas---all exquisite. You leave there without feeling uncomfortable from overeating, but satisfied.. The ambience is pleasant, too

Thank ggbeaumont
Reviewed 13 August 2009

This is a must for someone who wants to experience a real Tapas restaurant. It is located in a lovely old home with several floors, and outside seating. The decor is very similar to restaurants in Spain. Service was excellent, the food we ordered was...More

Thank fourseastravelco
Reviewed 1 August 2009

I suppose tapas aren't as nearly as popular as they were 20-30 years ago, but I still love them (mind you, the cost per dish seems to have gone up disproportionaly). 1492 has a wide menu and the size of the servings are perhaps a...More

Thank IslandFolks
Reviewed 13 July 2009

My husband and I went to this restaurant to celebrate our anniversary. My husband had never experienced tapas before, and it had been several years since I had enjoyed them over at Meson Sabika in the suburbs. The restaurant is located in this gorgeous four...More

Thank CorduroyArtist
Reviewed 3 July 2009

We are fond of tapas and were pleased to learn that there was a tapas bar just a few blocks off Michigan Avenue. The restaurant itself was pleasant, but the service was chaotic (the appetisers for the two of us arrived ten minutes apart, and...More

Thank Toronto_Food_Warrior
Reviewed 11 April 2009

Today we tried their happy hour menu and loved the beef empanadas, chicken taquitos, calamari, potato w/beef filling, fried artichokes, and drinks. I ordered mango margarita on the rocks ($10) and my husband ordered local beer ($6). From 4-6pm they offer a bar menu and...More

1  Thank 4,150
Reviewed 15 December 2008

I had the opportunity to visit Chicago recently (November 12-16, 2008) on the ocassion of the American Medical Asociation Joint Symposium. I loved the city, also loved 1492 Tapas. After the closing conference, we asked the Hyatt-Regency concierge to suggest a nice tapas place to...More

1  Thank DrTammy
Reviewed 17 November 2008

I went there with my coworkers during a conference trip and we were totally disappointed by this FAKE Spanish restaurant. First, we arrived around 9.30pm; we asked them if it was OK to eat at this hour. The waitress said Ok but after receiving the...More

Thank cyrilSanfrancisco
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  • Address: 42 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2506
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-867-1492
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