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La Bodega - Kansas City

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703 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64108
816 472 8272
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Today
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 89
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Happy Hour offered every day from 2 PM to 6 PM

This, the original La Bodega, is full of atmosphere and located on Southwest Boulevard. I recommend Happy Hour which is offered every day. During Happy Hour, the excellent red sangria is half-price as are many of the items on their Happy Hour tapas menu. I have tried most all of them and they... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Anne C
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Independence, Missouri
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Independence, Missouri
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174 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This, the original La Bodega, is full of atmosphere and located on Southwest Boulevard. I recommend Happy Hour which is offered every day. During Happy Hour, the excellent red sangria is half-price as are many of the items on their Happy Hour tapas menu. I have tried most all of them and they are excellent. Do try their green beans;... More 

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Fort Leonard Wood
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Huge shout out to the La Bodega Tapas and Lounge near downtown KC, off Southwest Boulevard. Our family of six adults showed up on a Saturday evening and the lovely hostesses slipped us right in by the window and within seconds our server Zach showed up to take our drink orders and clue us in on the awesome Happy Hour... More 

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Dallas, Georgia
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83 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I've driven by this dozens of times when I'm in KC and always thought I should try it, but kept forgetting about it. What a mistake that was to delay. The food was great, service was very good and the white sangria was amazing!! Normally I'm not a red or white sangria fan as I'm not a huge wine drinker,... More 

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Liberty, MO
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I visited La Bodega with a group of co-workers this week. This is a foofoo restaurant. The food was good but the portion sizes were small. The person who waited on our group got a couple orders wrong. It took a long time to order and get our food. We had to ask for bread for our table. This was... More 

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Sherwood, OR
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63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The short rib soup was probably one of the best soups I have had in my lifetime. Great white Sangria drink too. I also liked the short ribs. A fun place to share several small dishes.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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99 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This enjoyable tapas restaurant lies in the shadow of I-35 on Southwest Blvd - there is 2 hr free parking underneath the Interstate. The 'flat-iron' interior is reasonably authentic: bright decor, a large, jolly mural, and several round tables with inset marble patterning. We found our food to be delicious, and also more filing than is usual for tapas. The... More 

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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79 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Stopping in for a couple of drinks to finish the night up.... one of my favorite night cap cocktail drink is their Mexican coffee! Taste great and provides a little entertainment watching them prepare this drink. Enjoy!

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Manhattan, Kansas
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I have now tried both La Bodegas in Kansas City and have had a great meal at each. The food and service are spectacular and the food is served Spanish style with tapas arriving at the table as soon as they come out of the kitchen. The paella is so tasty and as someone who has lived in Spain, I... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

We were really looking forward to eating here, wish we wouldn't have. Nice service great wait staff, cool atmosphere, food was under seasoned, not one thing we ate was something that I would remember.Worst of all, the manager was ripping on the kitchen staff in front of all of the tables on the patio, then tried to play the nice... More 

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Midwest
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183 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 321 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

My wife and I visited La Bodega for her birthday. We did not order off the main lunch menu, rather we focused our attention and energy on the tapas...which did not disappoint. We had five different dishes and each items was something new and something delicious. I especially loved the short ribs, while my wife loved the pulled pork. We... 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 703 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64108
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: 816 472 8272

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?