14th street in Washington DC has become a Foodie heaven. Restaurants, wine bars and cafes have sprung up everywhere. You could find everything from Dutch food to French, Italian and Chinese but there was no actual good tapas. There are two popular tapas restaurants in the Logan Circle area but nothing that was OMG good that you needed to go back and have again. When I saw a new Spanish restaurant open I was very skeptical and when I looked for Barcelona on 14th reviews, and didn’t find any, so I figured lets give it a shot and be the first to give honest reviews of Barcelona restaurant on 14th street in Washington DC.
Best tapas restaurant in DC, Barcelona on 14th!
If you can’t tell from the header, this place was amazing! Barcelona on 14th street is the best tapas restaurant in Washington DC! Based in Connecticut, they brought down their Managers and Servers to train the locals on how to provide everything from knowledge on how to cook, serve and when to serve your food as well as how to eat, prepare and order tapas the right way. The drink selection at Barcelona on 14th street was incredible and they helped us pick an amazing sweet syrup and bourbon cocktail that was a perfect match for our tastes and all of the food. The Sangria with San Germain was amazing, but didn’t even compare to the bourbon drink. If you go to Barcelona restaurant on 14th, you have to try it!
Next was the food.
We started with the brussel sprouts and bacon for an appetizer. There wasn’t enough salt, but the slab bacon chunks more than made up for it when you scoop them up from the bottom and eat them with the baby brussel sprouts. They definitely could have used more salt on it for flavor and everyone at our table and the other people I talked to agreed. They were absolutely amazing, but would have been better if they used that extra bit. Next we had three more appetizers come out and then another round before dessert.
Albondigas (which is my favorite tapas from when I lived in Madrid) or spanish meatballs with a tangy sauce. A tortilla Espana which they chose to serve hot instead of cold and with a scoop of sour cream and chives. We also had an amazing Lobster and rice dish. The Lobster and rice dish tasted like spaghettios for adults, however it was actually really good so don’t let it discourage you from ordering. The lobster was cooked perfectly and the rice was crispy and amazing.
Because the menu never got old, we ended up stuffing ourselves with orders of ham croquets and finished with one of the best Churros and Chocolate that I have ever had. I do have to warn you, the bread is amazing and when you don’t want to let the sauces go to waste, it can fill you up fast. Save room because every plate you order is amazing and you won’t want to lose your appetite.
Everything we ate and drank at Barcelona on 14th was amazing. I highly recommend going and it isn’t over priced. If you’re looking for Barcelona on 14th reviews and find any but amazing quality and comments, ignore them and go. You would have to be insane to give bad reviews for Barcelona on 14th in Washington DC. Thank you all for reading and if you want to share your favorite dishes or plates from Barcelona restaurant in DC, feel free to leave a comment.