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Bodega Tapas Restaurant and Bar

Shop 1 216 Commonwealth St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9212 7766
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish fingers” (31 reviews)
“tapas” (62 reviews)
“arepas” (9 reviews)
Closed today
Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 1 216 Commonwealth St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

4th visit - this time for dinner and we were all disappointed after such excellent meals and service previously. Everything didn’t seem right- the service, the food and the loud noise made for an unpleasant experience.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank parkgra
Reviewed 29 October 2018

A fun, welcoming place to spend a Saturday night. Food was delicious. We had the fish fingers, which were zesty and a great starter. Followed by the pumpkin dumplings which were rich and sweet..super delicious. The stand out though was the lamb with eggplant...we just...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jo V
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Came here to celebrate our wedding anniversary and we really loved the food. Would definitely go back :)

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kairaa2017
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We visited Sydney and a friend recommended this place, so we booked. If we’d walked in off the street the sound would have put us off, but as we had a booking we were kind of obligated to sit down. The music was possibly Psychobilly,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Erin V
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Pick your time, it can be very busy and then at 8.30, it seems to empty. Wonderful buzz and good range of small and tapas dishes. Had a long lunch so didn't need a lot but the menu options were so enticing - the staff...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

I’m not sure which I enjoyed more. The food was amazing and the ladies that run the front of house make you feel like you’re home.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jeanette P
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We walked by this restaurant and jumped in without a reservation. They asked us if it would be ok to sit at the bar. Which we were. This means you are literally looking into the kitchen. We had three dishes to share and a bottle...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ReneM2134
Reviewed 13 June 2018

The food was mediocre and quite overpriced. No wine under 60 dollars. First we had the fishfingers, quite nice raw fish on blackened bread. Second dish was crispy chiken. Not crispy at all en still pink on the bone. We sent it back to the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Nils V
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Quirky, friendly staff with great banter. Posh tapas with unusual flavour combinations that completely work and a great ambiance and decor. The sort of place where you sink in for the evening and are never rushed to leave. Also able to cater for my multiple...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Bee101
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Found this little gem...For starters - Savoury Portuguese tart with miso, roast king crag, beautiful! Mains I had Duck with scallops avocado crisp apple and chocolate sauce. I’m not a huge dessert fan, man this was WOW factor for me! Burnt baked cheesecake with cumquats,...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Myles C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 1 216 Commonwealth St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9212 7766
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