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Bodega Wine Bar

££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Santa Monica
Bar, Pub, Wine Bar
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814 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2711
+1 310-394-3504
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17:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 02:00
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Tulare
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53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Wasn't overly impressed with Bodega. Stop for a quick drink as it was close to where we were staying. The drinks were a little subpar and the waiter was definitely not very attentive. It had a pretty cool layout a vibe, we just weren't feeling it.

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Thank Steve D
Los Angeles, California
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352 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

Great prices, great service.. got there at 8PM for a bday party. Place was only 25% filled but at the end of the night it was 100% with lot of beautiful people and more girls than I have seen in other places..

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Thank OCDane
Los Angeles, California
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

Went for Happy Hour specials as part of a large group, so I was able to try a number of options from the menu. Their wine list is quite broad, and they also offer a good number of bottled beers if wine isn't your thing. Appetizers are nicely sized and actually fairly generous (each could serve as a light dinner... More 

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Thank unepoire
Manhattan Beach, California
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77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

I used to love going to Bodega. Yes, it is a wine bar but not in the snooty way some wine bars can be. They have very affordable glasses and bottles of wine and also serve beer. They don't have a full liquor license so no vodka, tequila, etc. I have never had a problem getting a table, but if... More 

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Thank Abigail F
Los Angeles, California
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2014

My friend and I came here for a drink after work and stayed hours after we originally planned. It was really nice inside Bodega- low lighting, candles and comfy bar stools. We sat at the bar and even chatted with the friendly bartenders. I came here because I was out of town when my good friend had her birthday here.... More 

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Thank Katiesarahflynn
Palm Desert, California
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2014

Great Happy Hour. Nice food choices and the food is tasty. Good wine selection. Staff are very pleasant.

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Thank missjaneofthedesert
Santa Monica, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2013

Bodega is a perfect place to unwind with friends, meet new people, and enjoy some great food, wine and beer. It's a wonderful lounge with a fun staff, too.

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Thank Alvin H
Santa Monica, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2013 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

this is my go-to place for a fine glass of malbec. they also have different drink specials each day of the week, and games on sundays!

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Thank jennifer w
Lugano, Switzerland
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2011

Bodega is a really nice wine bar with great atmosphere and delicious bar food. They also have pretty good happy hour that you can catch every day from 5 to 7 p.m., but even regular prices are very reasonable.

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Thank Elena S
Cincinnati, Ohio
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83 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2011

wine selection great! food not so great. love the seating and atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 02:00
Monday
17:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 02:00
Thursday
17:00 - 02:00
Friday
17:00 - 02:00
Saturday
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 814 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2711
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-394-3504

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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