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“La Bodega”

La Bodega Restaurante and Tapa Bar
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighbourhood: West End
New Westminster, Canada
Level Contributor
96 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“La Bodega”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2014 via mobile

Having just returned from a long stint in Memphis I took a friend for her birthday dinner at the best Tapas bar in Vancouver .We have been going to La Bodega for more then 20 years and have never been disappointed .The service ,the food and of course the Sangria is the best.Being located on Howe street parking can be a bit a problem, otherwise the location is excellent.A must when in Vancouver.

Visited January 2014
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Thank Roger P
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  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Ottawa
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65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“A walk down memory lane...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2013

The last time I had been was almost 20 years ago and the welcoming staff and unpretentious atmosphere didn't disappoint. We had the ensalada verde (my sis-in-law's favourite 30 years on), patatas bravas, fried squid, the garlic shrimp, the meatballs (a bit too tomatoey for my liking but there were fans from our group), the pinchos morunos (skewered beef) and the fried chicken. We were a group of 7 and we walked up without reservations and quickly attended to. We figured with the varying tastes in our groups that tapas would be the best bet and we weren't disappointed. The service was fast and the staff was very attentive even as the restaurant got busier and busier. Gracias to the staff both out front and behind the scenes and salud to another 42 years!

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank OttawaTatonka
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Saskatoon, Canada
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80 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Tasty, but nothing special”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2013

The items we ordered were tasty, but compared to other Tapas restaurants I have been to in other cities this was nothing special. The atmosphere was nice though.

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank Greenapple05
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Kelowna, Canada
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235 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Good company good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2013

I had heard so many good things about this restaurant, from a person that goes 3x per week.
I had to see what was so great.
Everything we had from the Sangria to the Paella was great, including the olives.
We got to meet most of the staff, they were all very nice !
I will come back for sure.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank k0sm056
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Izmir, Turkey
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Cosy and friendly”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2013

Nice food good housewine and delicious tapas though spicy
Service was fast and friendly since place was not too crowded or noisy we were able to enjoy conversation

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank heidi298006
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