Tapas, like books, cars, and husbands, are designed to be shared with those closest to you. Indulge in the best of Spanish-style sharing with today’s Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of tapas, paella, and more at La Tasca Tapas Restaurant, located in Arlington Heights.
In its energetic, vibrantly colored dining room, the award-winning La Tasca Tapas Restaurant serves a savory array of Spanish cuisine in both tapas and full-sized dishes. Browse tapas menus and pick a handful of small plates, such as the pimientos asados with fire-roasted peppers and olive-oil vinaigrette ($6.95), or the herbaceous queso de cabra al horno, consisting of baked goat cheese resting in a tomato basil sauce ($8.25). Those tired booking a Zeppelin bound for Madrid for fresh paella can instead nosh La Tasca's paella valenciana, a culinary triumph of chicken, pork, Spanish sausage, mussels, and clams resting in a bed of saffron rice ($14.95 per person, minimum of two people). Wash down Iberian entrees with vino tinto from the wine menu, or indulge in a dessert drink such as the velvety East India Solera Oloroso sherry ($7.75 per glass) or Fonseca Port Bin 27 ($7.25 per glass).
With intricate, Spanish-influenced murals on the wall and plants wrapped around parts of the ceiling, La Tasca's interior design fosters a lively, romantic vibe. Hear Spanish guitar on the first Thursday of every month, when La Tasca comes alive with flamenco, a traditional Andalusian dance featuring sensual arm-movement and tap-dancing on discarded New Kids on the Block records, or rock out on the third Friday of every month to the international rhythms of Bandoleros.
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25 W Davis St.
Arlington Heights, Illinois 60005Get Directions