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Bodega

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442 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1929 (E. Charlotte St.)
(757) 622-8527
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5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Private Dining, Reservations

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  • 30
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Warm and tasty

The environment was very warm with the rough brick walls, cozy dining tables and long bar. We enjoyed the soup to start with including the Cream of Crab and Oyster Stew. The Oyster was unlike any we had seen or had before but my mother raved about it while I thoroughly enjoy the Cream of Crab... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
Michele21061
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Glen Burnie, Maryland
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Glen Burnie, Maryland
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

The environment was very warm with the rough brick walls, cozy dining tables and long bar. We enjoyed the soup to start with including the Cream of Crab and Oyster Stew. The Oyster was unlike any we had seen or had before but my mother raved about it while I thoroughly enjoy the Cream of Crab soup. We followed that... More 

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ronvabea, Owner at Bodega, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your fantastic review. Our oyster stew is the very best and my personal favorite. I'm glad your mom enjoyed it, and was willing to share. We strive to do better everyday. Don't forget to try our nightly specials Wednesday 1 pound of steamed shrimp with side 10.99 Thanks Again .. More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We had tickets to an event at Chrysler Hall and walked right over to Bodega. What a pleasant surprise! It is popular so you are best to have reservations since it is a small place. All of the dishes are served tapas-style unless you wish to order something as a dinner plate. We ordered a smattering of tastes: serrano &... More 

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ronvabea, Owner at Bodega, responded to this review

LMK, Thanks for your fabulous review. We hope you return real soon. We strive to do better everyday !!! Don't forget our nightly specials.. Wednesday -Pound of Large Steamed Shrimp 10.99 Thanks Again More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We have been to Bodega before on several occasions and we are always excited to try a new tapa. Last night we tried the garlic mushrooms for the first time and all I can say is amazing! My boyfriend's eyes literally rolled back in his head with sheer delight as he savored these morsels of deliciousness. We had some of... More 

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ronvabea, Owner at Bodega, responded to this review

Denise, Thanks for your excellent review. Our oysters rock is my favorite . I will pass your comments on to our entire staff. We strive to do better everyday !! Thanks Again !! More 

Greenville, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Nice small restaurant serving local beer on tap. Small plates at a small price allow you to try lots of different items. The breads are not on the menu but delicious. The oysters rock was good but the fried oysters were the best! 4 large delicious oysters on a bed of sea weed and sauce.....delicious for $8. Parking lot is... More 

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ronvabea, Owner at Bodega, responded to this review

PirateGirl , Thanks for you great review . We are glad you enjoyed your dinner. We strive to get better everyday.. Don't forget our nightly specials-Wednesday - 1 # Large Steamed Shrimp 10.99 Thanks Again !!! More 

Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is located in the center of Norfolk and easy to reach by quite a few hotels in downtown Norfolk. Good selection of various tapas and great taste. Good selection of vines and beer. The staff was attentive and swift. The atmosphere was relaxing and I good really enjoy the tapas. The beer was a bit overpriced though. Overall... More 

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ronvabea, Owner at Bodega, responded to this review

Stefan Thanks for your wonderful review . I will definitely pass your comments on to our entire staff. We strive to do better everyday .. Don't forget our nightly specials - Wednesday - 1 pound large steamed shrimp - 10.99 Thanks Again !! More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

It was my husband and I 1 yr anniversary🙌🙌 March 15th.. We celebrated it on 3/14/15. The reason why we turn because of the atmosphere and the awesome friendly service.Plus the food had the same consistency. Our first time was October of last yr.. Can you say the bomb.. I forgot the waiters name ,but he look like Matt Damon... More 

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ronvabea, Owner at Bodega, responded to this review

Bubblegum , Thanks so much for your very kind review. Matt Damon is actually Will and we will treat him to a gift certificate at one of our other stores on your behalf. We strive to gert bertter everyday. Dont forget our nightly specials. Wednesday - Pound of large Steamed Shrimp 10.99 (fabulous) Thanks Again !! More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

What a great hidden gem! Been visiting for several years and have never had a bad meal. A tapas style, trendy restaurant where you can enjoy many delectable tapas dishes, wine and great drinks. The tuna dish is by far my favirote plate and tonight gave the empanada's a taste. Delicious! Tasty deserts and custom dinner drinks make the evening... More 

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ronvabea, Owner at Bodega, responded to this review

Eddie, Thanks so much for your wonderful review. Don't forget to try our nightly specials Tuesday Night - Oyster Night 3 oysters (steamed or raw) for 1.50 We strive to do better everyday !! More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

While the food is very good and the atmosphere is pretty good, I will never step foot in this restaurant again. It had nothing to do with the food (which was good) or the service (which was acceptable). It was the manager (or who I am guessing was the manager). Not only was he rude and very short with us,... More 

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ronvabea, Owner at Bodega, responded to this review

Kory, so very sorry to see your first review was about us. We are actually making our granite table tops made bigger to solve the problem you encountered . I aopologize for your experience. Our manager at Bodega is one of the best in our organization . I'm surprised you found him otherwise. I certainly hope you give us another... More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Love this place. The tortellini is to die for and Sangria is the best I have ever had. Our server was very attentive despite it being a busy night. Definitely recommending this to all.

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ronvabea, Owner at Bodega, responded to this review

Lisa, Thanks so much for your wonderful review. I will definitely pass your comment on to our staff . I also love the Sangria. We strive to do better everyday . Dont forget our nightly specials Wednesday 1 pound of large Shrimp 10.99. Thanks Again !!! More 

Hampton, Virginia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

My husband took me to Bodega for my birthday. We had never eaten there before, but we like tapas and based on the reviews we wanted to try it. We ordered the cheese board, which was very pricey at $16. The three cheese servings were tiny (probably no more than two ounces all together). We also ordered ceviche. The seafood... More 

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ronvabea, Owner at Bodega, responded to this review

I apologize for everyone in our company for your experience. I searched all our dinner checks for a month to try to find one with all the items you mentioned and was unsuccessful. Perhaps there was more than one check involved. Our Cheese Board is one of the lowest profit margin items on our menu. Some of those imported cheeses... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 442 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1929
    (E. Charlotte St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: (757) 622-8527

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am

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