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“Cool and hip with good tapas”
Review of MoVida Next Door

MoVida Next Door
Ranked #85 of 4,419 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $16 - $64
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Reviewed January 18, 2013 via mobile

Had a wonderful everning at MoVida next door. Started slowly with a 45 min wait to get into the place.. No bookings taken.

A run down of our tapas played
Eggplant Chips with dip - interesting texture, delicious.
Sardines - were ok, needed lemon,
Barramundi - soft texture, very delicious
Clams in pea sauce - sensational fresh flavours - a highlight
BBQ quail - soft, juicy morsels of quail. Amazing flavour - dish of the night
Squid in squid ink - so, so - not for me
The Spanish donuts were fantastic- crispy on the outside and fluffy inside.

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Thank RobCug67
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Reviewed January 8, 2013 via mobile

Very friendly service from the Italian waiter. Made the occasion for us. Food was good and reasonable value for money. Not a linen table cloth / silver cutlery style joint. Go, eat, enjoy.

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Thank M-moate
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Reviewed January 3, 2013

casual, cramped and loud but fun. I had lamb skewers that were seasoned perfectly but the quality of the meat was not the best (my only complaint and not that big a deal, but still). The goats milk cheese cake is a must. Good cocktails. Little bit pricey and staff a little bit snooty. Still, definitely worth a try. I think next time I will try to book the main restaurant.

Thank LondonRebel
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Reviewed January 3, 2013

Tiny, friendly, amazing service, fantastic food, at the beginning of a typical Melbourne alleyway. Movida is sooo Melbourne it's the restaurant you should try if you are from out of town... dine like the locals do.

Thank neverwannagohome
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Reviewed December 27, 2012

I like MoVida and the food is tasty and clever. Hoever, I hate the idea in Melbourne that Tapas should be expensive. TAPAS SHOULD BE CHEAP. The Spanish have been doing tapas for hundreds of years and they have the formula down pat.

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