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La Bodega Mexican Restaurant

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2700 N Big Spring St, Midland, TX 79705-6626
432-684-5594
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Food and service average

The hype was that just hype. The food was not spectacular nor was the wait staff. Very crowded with above average wait time.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
bjbeaty
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Midland, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

I was in Midland for the first time in many years. I asked at the hotel where the best Mexican food place was and they suggested La Bodega. They said to ask for the chili rellenos. I did and they were fantastic. Meat in a chili pepper covered with a sweet sauce with raisins and pecans on top. These were... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Have been dining here for over 20 years. Most wait staff are long time employees who value your patronage. Always there to fill your glass or bring fresh chips. Nachos are great for lunch,or for hungry appetite the chili Rellanos are fantastic.

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Nacogdoches
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Very comfortable atmosphere. The taco salad was very good and at a good price. The wait staff was johnny on the spot. Will return.

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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Of course on our first night in West Texas we went looking for some authentic Mexican food. One of our employees suggested La Bodega and man, he was right on the money! We have been back twice already! All of the food is wonderful but the highlight for me are the shrimp stuffed jalapenos. They are well worth the price... More 

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Midland, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I was in restaurant on 6-13-14 placed a call in order of four enchilada plates so when I go in to pick up the order there was a cup of Salsa which was filled on a fourth of the way so intern I return to the inside and inquired is that all the salsa you get for four full enchilada... More 

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Midland, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The hype was that just hype. The food was not spectacular nor was the wait staff. Very crowded with above average wait time.

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Midland, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I don't know why this place is still in business. The drinks are watered down, the food is terrible. Maybe it is just me but I just can not see why people eat here.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Very average food and service. I really liked that the sangria was not very sweet. I would probably come back again. Chicken enchiladas were very good.

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Midland, TX.
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I thought the service might pick up with new ownership but can tell no difference. I ate there this past Monday for the last time in my life after frequenting La bodega since it opened. The crowning blow was when I was in the bar having dinner. On the flat screen, was the goriest movie I have ever seen. Kinda... More 

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Midland, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

If there was a star lower than 1 star, this restaurant would be rated that. The past couple of times I've had dinner/drinks here, the management/service was below average. With the exception of 1 waitress, every cleaning/serving staff member was lower than competent. Not to mention, the most current management is a joke. Don't even think about ordering a patron... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2700 N Big Spring St, Midland, TX 79705-6626
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Midland
  • Phone Number: 432-684-5594

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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