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MoVida Next Door

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164 Flinders St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
96633038
Today
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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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: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night

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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
Lovely quick tapas bar

We had a great meal at MoVida next door earlier this year. Lots of tapas on the menu and daily specials. We had delicious duck and thoroughly enjoyed the quick dinner before going to the theatre.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We had a great meal at MoVida next door earlier this year. Lots of tapas on the menu and daily specials. We had delicious duck and thoroughly enjoyed the quick dinner before going to the theatre.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

not sure what all the hpye is about - expensive, small portions, few vegetarian options. Would not go again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Very nice experience. Especially interesting are the super chilled fishy tapas. Each dish was nicely spaced with no wait time between servings. Great atmosphere and attentive staff. $45 a head not including drinks and room for dessert.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

We came to Movida next door on a lonely planet review and were not disappointed. We waited about 10 mins for a table whilst having a lovely glass of wine. The staff were friendly and recommended great dishes. Matt our waitor was extremely kind at the end of the night writing down some great things to do and see whilst... More 

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Encinitas, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Part of the MoVida Restaurant family, Next Door centers round a bustling bar and was a crowded, loud yet convivial eatery. We sat at the bar and enjoyed meeting our local Melbourne neighbors. The menu featured finger-licking good tapas. Daily specials were listed overhead on the chalkboard above the bar. There was also an extensive wine list that complimented the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Loved the food and the whole experience this restaurant gives you. Something a little bit different and very well done.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

If you are tossing up whether to go to the actual restaurant or MoVida next door chose this one. We have never been disappointed here. Such lovely staff and the food is delicious. The bombas (I think they're called) are phenomenal. The laneway it is nestled in as well is worth the visit. Keep up the great work guys!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We asked locals where we should eat, they all agreed Movida Next Door was a must. They weren't wrong. This small eatery is buzzing with atmosphere while patrons perch in the tiny bar waiting for diners to vacate. The food is divine, the wine waiter knows his stuff, and the head chef goes there to socialize (how cool is that?... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We went to mo Vida Next Door for our 20th wedding anniversary. It is just like being back in Barcelona. Exquisite tapas and beautiful tasty raciones washed down with Spanisg Cava and a bottle of rosado. Churros dipped in thick chocolate for dessert. Perfect!

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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Some restaurants have so much hype surrounding them but when it comes to delivering the goods don't deliver! Was so looking forward to a Pisco Sour, which to me is the quint a sensual drink to order any where there is South American food served. Alas, was most likely the worst one I have ever had. Wine list good, so... More 

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Additional Information about MoVida Next Door

Address: 164 Flinders St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: 96633038
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
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
Average Prices: USD 16 - 64
Cuisine: Spanish

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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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