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La Bodega - Kansas City

703 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64108
816 472 8272
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Ranked #24 of 1,213 Restaurants in Kansas City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $40
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Spanish
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Ballwin, Missouri
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We went for happy hour and ordered a pitcher of sangria, only $15, and five or six tapas including a dessert. What a bargain! My personal favorite was the calamari which was almost a meal unto itself. All at half price. You can spend much more for dinner but it may well not be as good. Service was aces as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

La Bodega has been a longtime staple in KC restaurants, and I was recently reminded why. The tapas and sangria are consistently good and the atmosphere is great. But it's the service that always brings me back. I actually went to two different birthday meals at La Bodega in the last week, one at each location. Enjoyed both a lot.... More 

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Topeka, KS
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699 reviews 699 reviews
451 restaurant reviews
331 helpful votes 331 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Hubby and I came here after our plane landed for a date night before returning home. We lucked out and found a parking space along the road right in front of the restaurant. The staff was welcoming and there were lots of good options on the menu. We tried a bit of everything, and found the prices to be very... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This restaurant is amazing. Lots of vegetarian options. Flaming coffee presentation is fun and & worth the cost. Highest regards to the staff and service here. Keep up the great work!

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Kansas City
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Their happy hour half-price tapas make this a place we visit frequently. Great food and great atmosphere.

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Huntington, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

First visit and will return. Got the meat and cheese board. Great selection and amazing flavors. Service was friendly and gracious. Will return.

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Kansas City
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65 reviews 65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

If you like paella, tapas and red or white sangria, you're in for a great meal ! Oh, and I forgot the dessert (which is to die for-better yet take it home and be careful of the chocolate..it's addictive). I need not say anymore. The food is fresh, seasoned appropriately and delicious. I suggest you order several different tapas, share... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My wife and son went with two friends to La Bodega on their Saturday afternoon 2p - 6p Happy Hour. Many of their outstanding tapas items were 1/2 priced and they had cold Modelo Especial cerveza (beer) for $3 each. My wife and her friend both drank Sangrias and agreed it was some of the best they have had. We... More 

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Fullerton, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Found this restaurant through my AAA TourBook and it seemed to be the perfect place for a refreshing drink and light meal (i.e., tapas small plates) on a hot sultry evening in Kansas City. I had spent the day touring Truman's home and museum in Independence, and wanted someplace casual where I could relax enjoy a good meal. I was... More 

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kansas ctiy
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57 reviews 57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We went for our first time during lunch, we ordered the garlic shrimp tapas (comes with 6 shrimp), chicken skewers (3 small skewers), and meatballs (3). Each dish was $8-$12. What was nice is food comes out quickly but our tab for still not being full was $36 for two of us, which is just too over priced for us.... More 

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Additional Information about La Bodega - Kansas City

Address: 703 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone Number: 816 472 8272
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
Cuisine: Spanish

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