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Bodega Wine Bar

Santa Monica
Bar, Pub, Wine Bar
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814 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2711
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Wasn't overly impressed with Bodega. Stop for a quick drink as it was close to where we were staying. The drinks were a little subpar and the waiter was definitely not very attentive. It had a pretty cool layout a vibe, we just weren't feeling it.

Thank Steve D
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Great prices, great service.. got there at 8PM for a bday party. Place was only 25% filled but at the end of the night it was 100% with lot of beautiful people and more girls than I have seen in other places..

Thank OCDane
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Went for Happy Hour specials as part of a large group, so I was able to try a number of options from the menu. Their wine list is quite broad, and they also offer a good number of bottled beers if wine isn't your thing. Appetizers are nicely sized and actually fairly generous (each could serve as a light dinner... More 

Thank unepoire
Manhattan Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I used to love going to Bodega. Yes, it is a wine bar but not in the snooty way some wine bars can be. They have very affordable glasses and bottles of wine and also serve beer. They don't have a full liquor license so no vodka, tequila, etc. I have never had a problem getting a table, but if... More 

Thank Abigail F
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

My friend and I came here for a drink after work and stayed hours after we originally planned. It was really nice inside Bodega- low lighting, candles and comfy bar stools. We sat at the bar and even chatted with the friendly bartenders. I came here because I was out of town when my good friend had her birthday here.... More 

Thank Katiesarahflynn
Palm Desert, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Great Happy Hour. Nice food choices and the food is tasty. Good wine selection. Staff are very pleasant.

Thank missjaneofthedesert
Santa Monica, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Bodega is a perfect place to unwind with friends, meet new people, and enjoy some great food, wine and beer. It's a wonderful lounge with a fun staff, too.

Thank Alvin H
Santa Monica, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

this is my go-to place for a fine glass of malbec. they also have different drink specials each day of the week, and games on sundays!

Thank jennifer w
Lugano, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

Bodega is a really nice wine bar with great atmosphere and delicious bar food. They also have pretty good happy hour that you can catch every day from 5 to 7 p.m., but even regular prices are very reasonable.

Thank Elena S
Santa Monica, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

wine selection great! food not so great. love the seating and atmosphere.

Thank Gracie17

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $25
Bar, Pub, Wine Bar
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 814 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2711
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: 310-394-3504

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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