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442 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1929
(757) 622-8527
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Ranked #76 of 613 Restaurants in Norfolk
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Tapas
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: E. Charlotte St.
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English first
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 

Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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82 reviews 82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The atmosphere at Bodega is great. It's a small space, dimly lit, exposed brick, in downtown Norfolk. However, the food was a miss. I don't know if my expectations were too high, but I thought the food should be better. I got the fried oysters and the paella. The fried oysters were served with a sauce that tasted like honey... More 

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ronvabea, Owner at Bodega, responded to this review

Jennifer, Thanks for your review even though I would have hoped it would have been better. We strive to be better everyday,but apparently in your case we didn't live up to yours or our expectations. I wish I could convince you to give us another try . I think our fried oysters are the best in town, perhaps they were... More 

Norfolk, Virginia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I called Bodega 10 days in advance to make a reservation for a special dinner and theater evening for four. At the time of my call, I was told "we're pretty busy that night, but let me check". I was pleased when they came back to the phone saying they could accommodate us. The problem came when we showed up... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Fabulous restaurant. The food was VERY flavorful and boastful. Recommend anyone visit this establishment.

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Asuncion, Paraguay
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68 reviews 68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

It's probably a good thing that I live far away from this place or I might end up eating there every night of the week. Excellent food, both in quality and presentation. Good portions size, but realize that this is tapas. Great service, very attentive.

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Portsmouth, Virginia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This is a great, small tapas place on Granby Street. I had dinner with family on a Wednesday night. There was a nice crowd, but there was no problem getting a table without a reservation. The service was great. Delicious tapas and wine. I will definitely return. They have great specials as well. I would recommend to locals and folks... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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142 reviews 142 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I have been to many Spanish restaurants but Boidega was excellent. Amanda our server was awesome. A bit pricey, but what Spanish restaurant isn't. Service. food and ambiance was excellent. Would recommend the manager to be a bit more personable... That makes a difference is a small restaurant like Bodega. Otherwise excellent and well recommended.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I really enjoyed my dinner at Bodega. I was alone so I sat at the bar and my service was impeccable. I immediately felt as if I was among friends. I was very impressed by the awesome selection of craft beers. The wine list was really great too, but I was in a beer mood. I have never had paella... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

The small plates (tapas) are such a great way to share food with the table and to try new and exciting dishes. The fried oysters are amazing and although not a big fan of ribs, these ribs were the BEST I have ever had. I can't wait to go back and try some more tapas. This place is a must,... More 

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Virginia Beach
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

My first time visiting Bodega , and I must say , very impressed !! From the food to staff , and even price wise , it was a great experience. We started out with the crab bisque followed by several tapas !! The calamari had a great chili sauce for dipping , that was awesome ! I will definitely return... More 

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Additional Information about Bodega

Address: 442 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1929
Phone Number: (757) 622-8527
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
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
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Tapas

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