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Bodega

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442 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1929 (E. Charlotte St.)
+1 757-622-8527
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16:00 - 02:00
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Tue - Thu 16:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 02:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you aten't eating here, you're missing out. Will (our server) was amazing. The drinks were perfectly poured by Kaley. And Ryan was a gracious host as the manager. The food was excellent. Especially the hand made tortelloni and the airline chicken brrast special. I will be back.

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Thank philip s
Chesapeake, Virginia
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious seared tuna! Would definitely return to enjoy this wonderful meal. Although Tapas-size in portion, it was plenty for my light, evening preference. Lovely little Bodega restaurant, romantic, great food, excellent service. We look forward to returning soon!

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1 Thank ggconk
ronvabea, Manager at Bodega, responded to this review

GGconk, thank you for your review. The seared tuna is an amazing dish, I love the tapas size portions so that you can order multiple items on the menu to try! We strive to do better every day! More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Visited Bodega a few weeks ago with my wife and decided to try as many tapas as we could. All of them were fantastic and we had a good amount to take home. Parking was a lot easier that what I expected for a downtown location so I was pleasantly surprised. Service was flawless and their Moscow mules as the... More 

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Thank an2niomantilla
ronvabea, Manager at Bodega, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are very lucky to own the parking lot next to Bodega that allows us to give our customers a break from searching for on street parking! We look forward to seeing you and your wife again soon. We strive to do better every day. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Being a local, This quaint little bar popped up on my walk around the block. I stopped in and was immediately impressed by the elegant, but laid back atmosphere. The bartender, Anne-Randolph, works diligently to ensure promptness of your order and goes out of her way to carry on a conversation making your visit personal. I highly recommend this establishment,... More 

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Thank Aaron T
ronvabea, Manager at Bodega, responded to this review

Aaron, thank you for your review! I will pass on your compliments to our staff. We look forward to your next visit! We look at our customers as extensions of our family and love to hear when they enjoy the food staff and atmosphere of Bodega! We strive to do better every day. More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

My husband and I enjoyed a great meal at Bodega. The food was amazing, our server was super nice and attentive. We ordered a total of 7 dishes and absolutely loved each one. We started with the Crab Bisque Soup. It was truly the best crab soup I have ever had! My mouth is watering just thinking about it. We... More 

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Thank Stefanie913
ronvabea, Manager at Bodega, responded to this review

Stefanie, Thank you so much for your review. I love seeing our customers views of the menu items they order. Our chef is always coming up with new and exciting specials for customers to try! The Tortellini is one of my person favorites when I dine at Bodega! We strive to do better every day! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

The Empanadas are my favorite thing on in the menu, drinks are great, and the atmosphere is even better! The Rib special was amazing!

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Thank John H
ronvabea, Owner at Bodega, responded to this review

John, thank you for your review. I hope you come visit again soon to try more of our chefs great specials! More 

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Tara was our server Saturday night and she couldn't have been more attentive and engaging. We had paella, the ribs special, pork belly, and tuna (among a few other things). Everything was fantastic. We haven't been here in a couple of years, we are so happy that they still have "IT"! We will be back often. Thank you Tara and... More 

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Thank Greg F
ronvabea, Owner at Bodega, responded to this review

Greg, thank you for your review. I will be sure to pass on the compliments to Tara. Our chef is creating new and excited specials every day and we look forward to your next visit. We strive to do better every day! More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

2 other people were in there and service was still bad. Paella was edible, not very good. This place can't last another year!

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Thank robert m
ronvabea, Owner at Bodega, responded to this review

Robert, I apologize that you did not have a good experience at Bodega, I hope that you will give us another opportunity to show you our full potential. We strive to do better every day. More 

Norfolk, Virginia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

I just went for drinks but they were good and the bartender Casey was really nice as well as she took care of us at the bar.

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Thank 456Anonymous1
ronvabea, Owner at Bodega, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear about your pleasant experience with us recently. Bodega takes pride in offering great drinks, delicious food, and friendly service, and we will be sure to pass along your kind words to Casey and our management! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Lake Mary, Florida
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204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Intimate restaurant. Friendly staff. Not well trained. The she crab soup was ok. Thankfully hot. The seafood paella was fair. Crunchy rice. Somewhat tasteless. The other diners did tapas food. Tea glasses were not filled unless you asked. There were two large parties going on which must have hurt the service. Some of the seafood in the paella was cold.

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Thank Ed G
ronvabea, Owner at Bodega, responded to this review

Hi Ed, We are glad to know that you found our staff to be friendly, but we are sorry to hear about your less-than-excellent dining experience. Bodega works hard to prepare delicious meals and offer exceptional service, and we hope that you will come back again to let us make it up to you. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Spanish
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
16:00 - 02:00
Saturday
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 442 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1929
    (E. Charlotte St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-622-8527

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