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BARcelona--Indy

kep Feb 19, 2008 01:10 PM

Just thought I'd make a few notes about my lunch at BARcelona in downtown Indy.

Granted, lunch is probably not the hour to try out a (relatively new) tapas place...but it was nearby and different. In general, I found the service to be...slow. Not horrible, but not quite as attentive as one might hope. The food was also...bland. Not bad, but not really worth the price. I had the Shrimp Po'Boy, which had a whopping 4 pieces of breaded fried shrimp, and was drowned in creamed avocado and (supposedly) an aioli sauce. Even a hint of lemon or lime would've salvaged the flavors. I can say that the fries were really good.

My guest had the pasta dish on the lunch menu (sorry I didn't write the item names down). The Spanish sausage gave the dish a nice smoky flavor, but the pasta was overcooked.

All in all, it really wasn't a horrible meal. I just don't think it was worth the high price.

I'd really like to know what people have thought of the dinner meal? Is it worth going back to find out?

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  1. porkanista Feb 22, 2008 03:52 AM

    Yes, yes, and more yes. I've been there several times for dinner and haven't had any bad experiences. I love spicy food, and have asked in advance of ordering to make my selections on the spicy side. They have always accomodated me. I know during luch they offer the 30 minute lunches, and that is probably where the focus is.

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