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La Bodega Mexican Restaurant

2700 N Big Spring St, Midland, TX 79705-6626
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Ranked #49 of 238 restaurants in Midland
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jun 21, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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62% Recommend
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English first
Leonard, Texas
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214 reviews 214 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
342 helpful votes 342 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We needed a place to stop for lunch and noticed quite a few cars at the La Bodega restaurant so we stopped in. The restaurant seems clean and well kept. Service was good. Food was average. We could not figure out why there were so many cars there. It must be a local favorite. I think I will go to... More

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Midland, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Service was very slow and were ignored for about 15 minutes after we were seated. The fajitas were ok but more fillers of tomatoes and peppers than chicken. The enchiladas were decent but not worth the wait. Probably won' t be back for awhile.

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Midland, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Just a typical hole in the wall mexican place. Not great but better than some places. Service is decent for Midland, have to check out at the register though which I don't like. Not a nice restaurant by any means, run down, old but food is passable.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We had dinner at La Bodega on the Friday before Mother's Day this year. We were in town visiting our daughter. The restaurant was an old favorite from the 80's when we lived in Midland. The stuffed peppers were cold with the cheese inside not melted. The chili relleno batter tasted like it had been cooked much earlier and held... More

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Midland, tx
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

I've eaten here since it opened in 1972. I love their cheeseburgers, mario burritos, taco salad, bean rueda, and especial plate and lately it seems that dinner is staffed with different people than lunch. The servers are inattentive and make mistakes (or the kitchen does). My most recent experience had both our dishes messed up and the waitress going back... More

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Midland, Texas
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133 reviews 133 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Excellent food and some unique dishes. The fajitas are very good with the chili rellano being the signature dish. Overall, it is the best Midland has to offer for Mexican food, so it is pretty good. It is geared toward upper scale customers rather than the folks who like the hole in the wall Mexican places. I eat here often... More

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Tyler, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

By far, the most exciting chile rellano I have ever eaten. Being from way out of town, I have only eaten at the restaurant twice, and both time have had the dish. It's been over a year now since I last visited, and I still think (dream) about that chile rellano. There is certainly a Mediterranean influence that is golden.... More

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Carlsbad, New Mexico
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82 reviews 82 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

The shrimp stuffed chile relleno was excellent. The queso com crane was good as was the steak. The service was delightful and it was imperative to the server we enjoyed our meal.

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Midland, Texas
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66 reviews 66 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

I don't eat here often, but the food is always pretty good, so I don't know why not. They used to have a great bowl of chili, maybe it's just too early for cooking a big pot of chili, I hope!! The Beers are still cold and the chips and salsa are good, I'll be back soon.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

This was our first visit to La Bodega. We were seated immediately. We needed a highchair for my baby, the hostess brings me a broken one. We order our drinks, they bring them in cracked and chipped glasses. We order our food. It was disgusting. I couldn't even chew the beef fajitas and the pico de gallo smelled rotten and... More

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