Restaurants

Top Choice Tapas in Asheville

Cúrate

Owned by hip Ashevillian chef Katie Button and her Catalan husband Félix, this convivial downtown hangout celebrates the simple charms and sensual flavors of Spanish tapas, while adding an occasional Southern twist.…
Top Choice Tapas in Durham

Mateo

A poster child for Durham’s remarkable comeback, this James Beard–nominated ‘bar de tapas’ is downtown’s culinary anchor. Many dishes come with a Southern bent, and particular revelations include the pan com tomate …
Top Choice Tapas in The Strip

Julian Serrano Tapas

A splash of sunset colors stolen straight from Ibiza enlivens this sociable tapas bar, positioned for prime people-watching just off Aria's hotel lobby. Start off with white sangria, then choose several small plates…
Top Choice Tapas in East of the Strip

Firefly

Firefly is always packed with a fashionable local crowd, who come for well-prepared Spanish and Latin American tapas, such as patatas bravas, chorizo-stuffed empanadas and vegetarian bites such as garbanzo beans sea…
Top Choice Tapas in Newark

Mompou

With a zinc bar and a snappy cocktail list, this chic bar-lounge hums with convivial conversation. Tapas include bacaloa (salted-cod croquettes), patatas bravas, txistorra (basque sausage) and, our fave, calamari in…
Top Choice Tapas in Candlewood Lake

Ibiza Tapas

We challenge you not to gorge yourself on too many small plates at this exceptional tapas restaurant in an unexceptional strip mall in industrial Danbury. Friendly staff who obviously love their job makes it even ea…
Top Choice Tapas in Denton

Tex Tapas

Unusual and good tapas include green curry meatballs and grilled vegetable rellenos plus constantly changing seasonal specials. There are artworks inside and outside the restored vintage building. The cocktail list …
Top Choice Tapas in Lawrence

Hank Charcuterie

As the name suggests, this classy-but-casual eatery is a great place for a bottle of wine and some small bites, such as a cheese plate or meat board. There are also some inventive mains (think farro-stuffed quail or…
Top Choice Tapas in Streetcar Suburbs

Tres Gatos

This small space is not only a tapas bar, but also a bookstore and music store. It all feels like you are eating, browsing books and listening to music in somebody's living room, but that somebody is a gracious, fun…
Tapas in The Strip

Jaleo

The Vegas version of pioneering Spanish chef José Andrés' flagship restaurant in DC brings modern tapas to a light-hearted setting with a rustic-chic look: recycled wooden tables with mismatched chairs, whimsical gl…