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Vega Tapas Cafe

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2051 Metairie Rd, Metairie, LA 70005-3832
+1 504-836-2007
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 17:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sad thing is this place is usually so good but not this time.The soup was tomato and worse than a canned soup. No flavor. . The fish of the day was swordfish. It was overcooked, dry and just plain bad. The mushroom rice with it was not edible. We also had the mussels which were in chopped onions and... More 

Thank lvsutton
New Orleans
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79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We have visited this restaurant several times and the menu is creative and varied. The Atun del Coriader (seared rare ahi tuna) is a favorite that we hope is a permanent fixture on the menu. The Gambas (jumbo Gulf shrimp) are excellent. Skip the Patatas Bravas (potatoes), particularly if having Paella. This time was the first we were disappointed with... More 

Thank KrazyCanadian
New Orleans, Louisiana
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Perfect choice for friends or couples wanting to spend time together while enjoying a few drinks and delicious food.

Thank Brenda W
Destrehan, Louisiana
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131 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

My girlfriend and I had dinner a this wonderful place. Seating arraignment was nice. The restaurant offered a great atmosphere with plenty of choices to pick from. We ordered the steamed mussels, pink caviar smoked salmon, and the chicken cordon blue soup. They were all fantastic and service was excellent.

Thank Alfredo R
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

My kids' first introduction to tapas. They loved it! Everything we ordered was FANTASTIC! Waitresses were helpful. 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

Thank gwilsonmd
Detroit, Michigan
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We had dinner at Vega Tapas. Seating was nice. Food was very delicious. We selected 3 tapas to share, and they were all very good, and we ordered paella de la vega, which was good as a main course for 4 people

Thank K-Mattar
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Took my two kids, 14 & 16 for their first tapas experience. Cute little funky restaurant, great service, terrific tapas! Grilled artichokes with lemon aioli, duck sliders with manchego on brioche, fritto misto with very light batter coating (crisp not gummy), crepes filled with lemon ricotta for dessert. Can't wait to go back!!

Thank gwilsonmd
Metairie, Louisiana
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This place is not what it used to be since new ownership took over the past couple of years now. Food quality and service alike is lacking, and you'll occasionally find the owner himself sitting at the bar drinking and stuffing his face. The old owner was always in his kitchen, or talking with the guests. The new guy is... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely establishment… I believe it has been around for 20 years. Very intimate and Bohemian! Excellent happy hour and delightful fresh tapas

Thank MauriDarling
New Orleans, Louisiana
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44 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

My friend owns this place and does a great job of preparing seasonal, fresh entrees every night. The atmosphere is cozy and the staff can walk you through the nightly specials.

Thank UptownNOLAtraveler

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Restaurant Details

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Cajun & Creole, Spanish
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2051 Metairie Rd, Metairie, LA 70005-3832
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Metairie
  • Phone Number: +1 504-836-2007

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?