Mercat a La Planxa

4.3
4540 Bewertungen
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31 bis 50 USD
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Spanisch
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  • Tapas
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  • Passend für Feinschmecker
Das Mercat a La Planxa verfügt über eine außergewöhnliche Auswahl an Tapas-Gerichten mit Wurstwaren, Käse und frische Meeresfrüchte, Steaks und Koteletts. Die Küche ist inspiriert von der spanischen Region Katalonien. Die beeindruckende Speisekarte legt den Schwerpunkt auf Fleisch und Meeresfrüchte, die 'a la planxa' oder direkt vom Grill serviert werden. An der Bar genießen Sie eine verlockende Auswahl an saisonal inspirierten Sangrias und spanischen Cocktails. Eine umfangreiche Auswahl von spanischen Cavas und eine sorgfältig ausgewählte Weinkarte mit 40 spanischen Weinen in der Flasche oder im Glas werden ebenfalls angeboten. Privat Speisen können Sie in den zwei Bereichen im Obergeschoss - dem La Veranda und dem Barcelona Zimmer. Die untere Lounge kann auch als exklusiver Raum für besondere Empfänge gebucht werden.
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4.3
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4.3
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3.9
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Chicago
76 Bewertungen
vor 2 Tagen besucht
Gesamt 4Essen 3Service 3Ambiente 4

Came here with my dad for Father's Day brunch. The menu was pretty standard as far as brunch goes. We each got a bloody mary. I found mine to be a bit salty, but it got better the more the ice melted. My dad ordered the burger, we shared the pancakes and I got eggs sunny side up with wheat toast, potatoes and sausage. Everything tasted just fine, although I would not say that this was any better than any other brunch place. I felt it was expensive for what it was and prefer to have happy hour or dinner here as the Spanish food is divine.

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Tampa
17 Bewertungen
vor 2 Tagen besucht
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

Booked on Open Table and told them it was our 40th wedding anniversary. We arrived on time, was seated quickly at a great window table. Service was spot on, wine was very good and food was excellent. One of the items ordered was I believe a pork dish that had some bleu cheese “puffs” with it and I even ate those (and I usually hate bleu cheese anything). All really good and go back in a heartbeat. Kudos to the staff and chef!

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Los Angeles
4 Bewertungen
Besucht am 10. Juni 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

Beautiful dining room; tables not too crowded; great food and wine.

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Memphis
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 10. Juni 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

An amazing dining experience from beginning to end! Authentic, fresh food that is seasoned to perfection. We shared around eight tapas & the vegetable paella. All were exceptional, seasoned to perfection. Sangria was refreshing. Service was impeccable with a very attentive & knowledgable. We will from now on always make a point to dine here every time we are in town!

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JJ
Austin
9 Bewertungen
Besucht am 8. Juni 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

Celebrating a mother daughter weekend and wanted Spanish food. Didn’t want the hustle and bustle of Cafe Ba Ba Reba so tried something new. Food was terrific, drinks were amazing (recommend the Mercat gin and tonic) and Jerry, our server, did a great job! I’d go back!

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SL
Philadelphia
2 Bewertungen
Besucht am 8. Juni 2019
Gesamt 4Essen 4Service 5Ambiente 4

Food was very good, but a bit too salty, especially the paella.

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Chicago
2 Bewertungen
Besucht am 8. Juni 2019
Gesamt 4Essen 4Service 4Ambiente 4

This location was very close to Hilton Hotel on S. Michigan. It has an upscale feel and the food was good.
It was very confusing how to get to the front entrance. We entered through the street and walked into a bar area. There was no clear signs that we had to go upstairs. We made it upstairs and it dropped us off in the corner of the restaurant floor so we had to walk thru tables to get to the front. And then we had to wait to be seated.

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BO
Chicago
5 Bewertungen
Besucht am 7. Juni 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

Wonderful meal in a beautiful space. The service was excellent and we had a great time.

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San Francisco
2 Bewertungen
Besucht am 4. Juni 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 4

Celebrated a birthday here and it was an absolute great experience. The staff were super friendly and helpful in figuring out what to order. They really made me feel special. Would 100% recommend a visit.

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Neuengland
3 Bewertungen
Besucht am 3. Juni 2019
Gesamt 2Essen 2Service 4Ambiente 2

Agree with several comments that everything was over salted and I generally am heavy with the shaker. Pimientos de padron were undercooked. Should be blistered and falling off the stem. Garlic shrimp okay flavor but tough. Cod croquettes served cold and were tasteless. Marinated olives were a generous portion but not good flavor. Tortilla was bland. Had a rocking table. Decor seemed tired. Other than pleasant and efficient service it was an overall disappointing dinner experience.

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L
Chicago
3 Bewertungen
Besucht am 2. Juni 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 4

The food was quite exceptional. The blue fin tuna flatbread was amazing. The only item that disappointed, oddly enough, was the paella. Our waiter was nice, efficient and knowledgeable. The tables seemed a little too close together and, as a result, the noise level was higher than it might have been. We will definitely go back to get some more of the tuna.

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JV
Chicago
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 31. Mai 2019
Gesamt 3Essen 4Service 2Ambiente 3

Large menu provides an opportunity to try a lot of traditional tapas. The food on our visit was good, but nothing stood out. The upstairs dining room is large and loud, even with not that large a crowd. The service was poor-- we had to wait awhile to put in our orders, the food took a really long time even for tapas (5 items over 90 minutes), and we had to flag our server down to get the check after a long wait.

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GJ
Mexiko Stadt
2 Bewertungen
Besucht am 31. Mai 2019
Gesamt 1Essen 1Service 1Ambiente 2

This was the worst dining experience I’ve had in Chicago. With a reservation, we wouldn’t be sat down at our table for another 30 min. We ended up sitting at the bar to order drinks. We waited another 30 min and ended up ordering food because of the wait. The food did not even come out. From beginning to end, the experience and service was terrible. The manager and staff apologized, but acted as if this behavior was typical of this restaurant. We will not be returning.

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Mexiko Stadt
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 31. Mai 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 3Ambiente 3

Great food!! Problems at the beginning with service since we had a reservation but had to wait to be located, but the initial impression improved with the fantastic food we had.

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JB
San Francisco
5 Bewertungen
Besucht am 31. Mai 2019
Gesamt 2Essen 4Service 1Ambiente 2

Food is good but the staff needs training. Requested a specific table and were told it was reserved just be seated 30 minutes later and the “reserved”table that we were denied remained empty.

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RM
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 31. Mai 2019
Gesamt 4Essen 5Service 3Ambiente 4

Greating food in a busy bustling large open format restaurant. The waiter was inattentive due to the large amount of customers that he served.

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MA
San Diego
9 Bewertungen
Besucht am 30. Mai 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

Best Spanish cuisine in U.S. Iberico secreto extraordinary.

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Raum New York
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 30. Mai 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

What a great place the food was fresh interesting and very tasty the service was gracious the room in the atmosphere beautiful we had a perfect experience thank you

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Columbus
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 28. Mai 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 4Ambiente 5

Work anniversary

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Omaha
2 Bewertungen
Besucht am 28. Mai 2019
Gesamt 4Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 4

First and foremost, the food was excellent as was the service.

The reason I maked the value down is because I don't think it was the price. We had the tasting menu and it was 55.00 per person. There were certain items that there definitely could have been more of, like the croquettes and the bacon wrapped dates. All in all, it was a good experience, but just be prepared for smaller portions that aren't really worth their asking price.

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London
6 Bewertungen
Besucht am 28. Mai 2019
Gesamt 1Essen 1Service 1Ambiente 2

The room was empty. No visible host or location to check in. Stood in front of staff (who were congregated together) and looked visibly confused. No one approached. Approached staff and the room was EMPTY. They couldn’t decide where to seat me. At the table it was awkward with the host/server. We ordered. Food came out. Good flavors except the sausage disc which looked and tasted like it had spoiled. No “check backs”. Food runner was very nice, but again, that sausage dish was terrible. Bill came and was at least double what we felt it should be. I think others felt that, too, because it was empty. Never going back. Save your money and go somewhere else.

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NQ
Sacramento
3 Bewertungen
Besucht am 26. Mai 2019
Gesamt 2Essen 2Service 4Ambiente 3

Just flat out bad food! Call it what you want but Spanish

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Minneapolis
13 Bewertungen
Besucht am 25. Mai 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 4

Wow! Amazing Spanish restaurant - that cannelloni will be something we talk about for years. But every plate was delicious. We also got the special treat of a 10 year old (that’s right, 10!) Shaya Verdejo that was among the best we’ve ever had. If you want a great Spanish cuisine experience in Chicago, don’t miss this place!

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SG
Chicago
2 Bewertungen
Besucht am 25. Mai 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

The chef’s tasting menu was delicious and filling.

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MB
Chicago
5 Bewertungen
Besucht am 25. Mai 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 4

Great paella — specialty cocktails! This is my 3rd visit in as many months. Check it out if your around the south loop!

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TG
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 25. Mai 2019
Gesamt 4Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 4

Lots of choices on the menu. Great recommendations from our server. Branzino was excellent. We should have followed our server's suggestion and gotten the pork more medium well done.

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MR
Chicago
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 25. Mai 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 4Ambiente 4

The food quality is excellent, wine selection pretty good and service is correct. This is a good place to enjoy food, but very noisy for couples. I highly recommend it.

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MI
San Francisco
2 Bewertungen
Besucht am 22. Mai 2019
Gesamt 4Essen 4Service 5Ambiente 4

Very enjoyable! Great menu selections, presentations, superb service and friendly atmosphere.

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Neuengland
11 Bewertungen
Besucht am 18. Mai 2019
Gesamt 4Essen 5Service 4Ambiente 5

My sister and I took my mom here for her birthday. We’ve both lived in Spain and the tapas we ordered were pretty authentic. We decided to just do tapas instead of also ordering paella but it looked good on other tables. My favorite was the tortilla española although it was strange that it was served hot. The calamares were good too but the only dish that looked more American than Spanish. The sangria tinto was delicious. We’d definitely go back on another trip to Chicago.

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PD
Chicago
2 Bewertungen
Besucht am 18. Mai 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

Service was great. Each dish was special in some way. Server was knowledgeable of the wine list and made good recommendations.

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c
Chicago
130 Bewertungen
Besucht am 16. Mai 2019
Gesamt 4Essen 3Service 3Ambiente 4

Menu is great, and some items are more amazing than others. Great: desserts, bacon-wrapped dates, lamb chops (but so pricey!), branzino (good deal, but a bit over-vinegared). Good: various croquettes (mushroom, cod), paella (mariscos paella didn't have much flavor), drinks.

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Chicago
35 Bewertungen
Besucht am 13. Mai 2019
Gesamt 3Essen 2Service 3Ambiente 3

My friend and I were on our way to a concert. We were seated and declined to order drinks. Our waiter disappeared until I spoke to the host about our time-frame. We friend and I ordered the same entree, the grilled eggplant, roasted red peppers and onions on flat bread. The restaurant specializes in tapas dishes. This item was served cold (!?). That was a shock. The flatbread was hard to detect as it was so thin, and was completely soaked through. It was not appropriate to support the heaviness of the vegetables. The table next to us had the paella. It looked and smelled delicious. Both diners raved about the dish. I'll go back to try that entree!

The host did a wonderful job getting our checks to us so we could get to our performance on time.

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OT
Chicago
2 Bewertungen
Besucht am 12. Mai 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 4Ambiente 4

Came here for Mother’s Day. DELICIOUS FOOD but a little overpriced. I would come here MUCH more if it wasn’t so expensive. We got tapas and split the vegan paella. Incredible

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JS
Chicago
7 Bewertungen
Besucht am 12. Mai 2019
Gesamt 2Essen 1Service 4Ambiente 3

Overall the five of us were pretty luke-warm on the experience for brunch. The menu was limited (which is OK) but I was a bit put-off when the waiter informed me that the restaurant did not have the smoked salmon which was a featured part of the dish I had ordered (TRUITA DE SAMO). He offered sushi grade tuna, but that didn't seem to fit, so I suggested bacon (hoping at least the smokiness would work). The four other people at the table then immediately were served while I had to wait another few minutes for my dish to arrive. Nothing worse than being that one guy at the table who doesn't have a dish, while the others awkwardly stare at their plates not sure what to do. I encouraged them to go ahead and not soon after my plate arrived.

How disappointing. It was obvious that the egg/potato "pancake" had been already made when the chef discovered there was no salmon. There was a smattering of bacon crumbled over the egg with the capers sprinkled about, but no hint at all of the roasted tomato cream cheese which is called out on the menu. Perhaps the chef decided to leave that off since the salmon was missing? If so, it was a bad call - the dish was rather dry and bland.

I opted to not make a scene as everyone else seemed to be enjoying their dishes and I didn't want to potentially make an already awkward brunch even more so.

Overall underwhelming.

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CB
Chicago
16 Bewertungen
Besucht am 12. Mai 2019
Gesamt 2Essen 2Service 1Ambiente 2

Not on their game. Service was poor, food was not prepared to order. Never received Mother’s Day wine my daughter pre-ordered with the manager.

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HT
Chicago
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 11. Mai 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 5

Wonderful food, atmosphere, and service. Everything is prepared with attention to flavor, texture, and composition. Mercat provides a memorable dining experience.

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m
Chicago
13 Bewertungen
Besucht am 10. Mai 2019
Gesamt 3Essen 3Service 2Ambiente 3

Nearly every dish was overly salted. Service was indifferent to poor. Meal was timed poorly, first three dishes came out - 25 minute wait - another dish, 15 minutes more - the final asparagus dish. No one available to take dessert order, so we flagged another server to pay and left. Was much better when I was there a few years ago. Maybe it was an off night.

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P
Edmonton
6 Bewertungen
Besucht am 10. Mai 2019
Gesamt 2Essen 2Service 2Ambiente 4

Most of the food was quite excellent. Their Romesco sauce is unbelievable. Two Dishes were extremely salty and they ran out of the sea bass I had come for. We also had an 815 reservation but weren’t seated until well after 9. Our server was excellent though. Nice but disorganized. Great building and cocktail bar. We were at it for a long time.

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Raum New York
2 Bewertungen
Besucht am 10. Mai 2019
Gesamt 3Essen 2Service 2Ambiente 3

Years ago, I dined at Mercat 3 times and enjoyed it immensely. This time, years later we found the overall experience lacking. The food was not up to par, it was fine, but not special. Our order was mixed up a bit and we received a few plates that we didn’t order.

Having said that, our server and everyone who served our table were kind, responsive, helpful.

The overall experience felt like the servers were very busy, and perhaps the kitchen was very busy as well and didn’t have the time to fully focus on getting everything right.

I’m sure I will return again one day, and hope it is more like the delicious, special place that it was in the past.

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MC
Chicago
4 Bewertungen
Besucht am 9. Mai 2019
Gesamt 5Essen 5Service 5Ambiente 4

Absolutely fantastic food and service. Highly recommended.

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