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Say Hello to Lil’ Ba-Ba-Reeba! Now Open in Chicago’s River North

Your tapas destination in River North

After 35 years, Cafe-Ba-Ba-Reeba!, the iconic tapas bar in Lincoln Park, is getting a little sister with Lil’ Ba-Ba-Reeba! (441 N. Clark St.) now open in Chicago’s River North! The Ba-Ba-Reeba! outpost is open for dine-in, carryout and delivery and features a menu of Cafe-Ba-Ba-Reeba!’s greatest hits from signature pintxos and tapas as well as a selection of classic sangrias served by the glass or pitcher. 

Make a reservation at Lil’ Ba-Ba-Reeba!

Order carryout and delivery from Lil’ Ba-Ba-Reeba!

Lil BaBaReeBa patatas bravas and other dishes

Here’s what you can expect when you come to check out Lil’ Ba-Ba-Reeba! The menu from Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!’s Executive Chef Eric Jorgensen includes some of the iconic favorites like Spicy Potatoes, Bacon-Wrapped Dates and Baked Goat Cheese!

Bacon wrapped dates


You can also check out dishes special to the Lil’ Ba-Ba-Reeba! menu including Rioja-Braised Short Rib with manchego mashed potatoes, and more. 

View the menu from Lil’ Ba-Ba-Reeba!

Rioja Braised Short Ribs

Sip on sangria including Classic Red, Rosé, sparkling Cava and seasonal Sangria Del Día, handcrafted Spanish cocktails, as well as an extensive selection of Spanish wines and bottled beers.

Sangria and other dishes from Lil BaBaReeBa

Lil’ Ba-Ba-Reeba! is located at 441 N. Clark St. in Chicago’s River North. The restaurant is open Monday – Thursday from 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Friday and Saturday from 4:00 PM – 12:00 AM and Sunday from 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Iberico Ham Croquetas

Walk-ins are welcome, however, dining room and heated patio reservations are encouraged and can be made via Tock. The restaurant is equipped with an AirPHX air filtration system to keep you safe. 

Fried Padron Peppers

For more information, visit and for the latest specials and news, follow along on Instagram @lilbabareeba and Facebook.

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