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MoVida Next Door

#103 of 2,900 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
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164 Flinders St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
96633038
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch

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  • 24
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
great little bar

we ended up here because movida was full and found this great little place with a personality on its own . nice service and food ... drinks are great and the atmosphere easy and sweet ... well done

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
London
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60 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

we ended up here because movida was full and found this great little place with a personality on its own . nice service and food ... drinks are great and the atmosphere easy and sweet ... well done

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Auckland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

On a Thursday night there was a waitlist for a table, but it was no hassle to order a drink whilst we waited. The staff were friendly and helpful (especially being coeliac). The food was quick to come out, and very tasty. I will definitely be back. If you prefer a guaranteed time -there is sister restaurant MoVida where you... More 

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Northolt, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Couldn't get into MoVida proper but was advised to try MoVida Next Door which is literally next door. They crammed 5 of us onto a four space table and having wide shoulders I had to eat twisted around as I was next to the window. However, the discomfort was well worth it for the food which was outstanding. We shared... More 

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Brunswick, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Definitely have to make a booking for this place as it's quite small and not many tables. Very fine quality food. Delicious and perfect tapas for sharing. Would love a few more vegetarian options but still enough to fill me up.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

On a work trip and while wondering around the city I chanced upon this little gem. Looked packed from outside mmmm I eased my way in the door to be greeted by a monster of a hipster who said with an Irish /Aussie accent that he could squeeze me in . All seating is on communal table but as I... More 

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Melbourne
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This place is great but pricey. Not as pricey as the restaurant next door, but this place has a great vibe, friendly efficient staff, a varied menu and sensational food and sangria

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Very busy night, but we didn't have to wait long. We didn't have a booking. Once seated, service was quick and food came out quickly. It was too hot in the restaurant but the food was so worth it. Bathrooms are in Movida, which is one drawback.

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Food great as always - have dined many, many times! Staff are friendly that's not the problem - however attention to detail in customer service - such as - offering a drink when u arrive, not having to ask for bread after the first serve, not having to ask to continually fill up yr glass AND wait and wait and... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This place is packed with people every evening. I came with a friend for dinner and we waited about 30 minutes for a seat at the bar. They served drinks and snacks while we waited. This place has a wide range of tapas as well as larger dishes. The tapas allowed us to sample several tasty items. Everything was well... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This was recommended to us and we had a ball. Arrived on a Tuesday night 6.30 ish without a reservation and the place was packed but a drink at the bar and we were seated before long. Not a big place but fun and dynamic. You have got to try the Croqueta, made with Wild Mushroom. We went back for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 164 Flinders St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: 96633038

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 64
  • Cuisine: Spanish
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?