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La Bodega

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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1024 E 7th St, Odessa, TX 79761-4623
+1 432-333-4469
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Odessa, Texas
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

La Bodega, has gone back to being one of the best Mexican Food places in town. For a period of time It lost some of it's Old flavor's and taste. It is now under the ownership of a young lady that work for La Bodega as a waitress many years and learned the right way to prepare the traditional La... More 

Thank Betty M
Mansfield, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Their salsa and Mario are always amazing! I also love their margaritas......rocks is best. Service is slow.

Thank TS1007
Austin, Texas
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84 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Had a great dinner at La Bodega. I ordered the combination fajitas, small portion, and was glad I didn't get the larger one! The fajitas were really tasty, cooked properly and served with flour tortillas. My son had the green enchiladas, which were also excellent! Great service topped off the meal! Will make this a regular stop when I visit... More 

Thank Gary D
Odessa, Texas
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

The Mario smothered with red sauce, raisins, & pecans is our favorite. We also like the Sangria margaritas. The supreme nachos are also very good.

Thank Ughhhh2013
Napa, California
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115 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

We were in Odessa TX for one night and looked for a dinner place. Upon querying the locals this surface as a recommendation which we followed without regrets. The food was good and served hot. Good service and friendly. This is a worthwhile eatery.

Thank CCSC2010
Odessa, Texas
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227 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

Everything on menu is excellent but I fancy the beef fajita nachos, sweet tea is very Texan chips and salsa come with entrees but don't get full on that

Thank BigRobUTSA
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

This was the most popular Mexican place to eat 30 years ago. I had my engagement party here 34 years ago. With the oil field boom dead, this place is suffering. Food quality is still good. Appearance of restaurant still good. Service not so good. We waited 30 minutes for our food which use to take 15 minutes. This is... More 

Thank Kim G
Odessa, Texas
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

Under new ownership. Excellent Tex-Mex food. Love their Mario Burritos and Nachos. Great place to eat.

Thank Tom R
Clarissa B, Manager at La Bodega, responded to this review

Thank you! We greatly appreciate your business!! We will continue to go out of our way to satisfy your dining experience with us. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

So glad they reopened! Love the salsa, nachos and ruedas. My favorite Mexican food in Odessa. Great service and atmosphere.

Thank Gary C
Buckeye, Arizona
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184 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

Very old well-established little Mexican restaurant. Food well above the average Tex-Mex style. I stopped in for lunch on Monday had their special plate with an enchilada taco tostadas and guacamole. It was quite good Service was excellent Price very reasonable Of note their entire menu is in for lunch with a small option available on most items a refreshing... More 

Thank gemstoneking

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1024 E 7th St, Odessa, TX 79761-4623
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Odessa
  • Phone Number: +1 432-333-4469

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