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“Best fillet steak I've ever had!!”
Review of Bodega!

Bodega!
Ranked #5 of 180 Restaurants in Waterford
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $32
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Listed in The McKenna Guide Best 100 Restaurants in Ireland 2014.In the heart of Waterford City is a restaurant that champions the local food experience. Vaguely Spanish in decor with a funky eclectic mix of food and ambiance that may well be described as Mediterranean. Most definitely, not a conventional Irish restaurant experience. Critics and regulars alike acknowledge this place is fun and different. With early bird menus from €20, this is an affordable treat in a relaxed atmosphere. But it's worth persevering according to the critics:" With its warm Mediterranean colour, this place would bring the sun out on the darkest of days" Georgina Campbell "Much loved menu that hits all the right buttons" The Irish Times"It's a dream vision of owners - Cormac & Donagh - who stamp their left field imprimatur on the excellent food & the fine drinks that make folk flock here in their droves" John & Sally McKenna"Bodega! Gives the taste of the med, and also the vigour & joie de vivre of the med" Bridgestone Guide
Reviewed November 16, 2013 via mobile

Went for dinner with a friend and we are still talking about it. The food was fantastic and definitely value for money. The goats cheese tart was unreal and the 8oz fillet steak really was the best I've ever had! Service was good and the red wine perfect. One criticism would be the chocolate and peanut butter brownie :( The popcorn ice cream was surprisingly nice but the brownie was cold and dry. If it was hot and had some chocolate sauce on it, I'm sure it would have been lovely. Will definitely be back!!

Thank Joanne H
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Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

On the night I visited to restaurant with a friend it seemed they were having some photo shoot. Throughout the meal they constantly took photos and then had the cheak to trow us out for next sitting! Place could do with a sweep and mop and it was only after 7pm! The was the last chance for bodega as previously the sliders I got were in a brown bread til and NOT a waterford blaa!

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9  Thank Waterford-365
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Reviewed November 1, 2013

Was beginning to think that we were never going to find anywhere decent to eat in Waterford that would suit a family. Stumbled across Bodega on our way to check out another restaurant and we were delighted with what we found. Great service, food and staff!! Would love to come back without the kids :) Overall though we were made to feel welcome and the food was of an excellent standard.

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Thank Flosoup01
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Reviewed October 29, 2013

We visited Bodega during a recent weekend visit to Waterford City. Although the restaurant was busy and we had no reservation, Cormac (the proprietor) was able to accommodate us. We had learned through other TripAdvisor reviews that this place was supposed to be good – and it did not disappoint.
Firstly, they support the growing numbers of Irish Craft Beer brewers (O’Hara’s, Metalman and Dungarvan to name but a few), and that alone scored points with us, even before we sat down! The food was excellent, the atmosphere was great, and the service and staff couldn’t be faulted. Highly recommended - and we’ll call to see Cormac again whenever we’re next in the city.

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Thank packymag
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Reviewed October 29, 2013

Had dinner here over the bank holiday weekend and it was fantastic. Busy restaurant obviously well known for quality food and service. Keep up the good work. We will be back

Thank Profguy2013
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