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MoVida Next Door

164 Flinders St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (148 reviews)
“sardines” (20 reviews)
“gambas” (5 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
164 Flinders St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We popped into this restaurant twice whilst in Melbourne, superb service and lip smacking delicious tapas. You could easily pop in for half an hour or for three hours with a date, family or friends. Highly recommended.

Thank Georgie_Richards
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

Having tried the awesome original MoVida next door, we were looking forward to trying the Next Door version of MoVida. And we weren't disappointed. It even gets a slightly better review - although the food was equally delicious, the more rustic tapas bar vibe, and...More

Thank Calum G
Reviewed May 19, 2018

While the service was good I was somewhat disappointed. I found the menu uninteresting, although the sardines with tomato sorbet were yum. Very expensive for what I thought was quite ordinary. Not sure how it can be classed as a Mexican restuarant. The extensive drink...More

Thank ericanelson100
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Shared 3 tapas dishes, awesome food. Very knowledgeable and friendly staff. Very small restaurant but great atmosphere.

Thank Peter D
Reviewed April 30, 2018

This is a tiny restaurant so on Saturday night if you're thinking "Tapas" it's a great choice even if you do have to wait outside til there's a place at the bar. There are only 6 tables so service is quick, immaculate, and precise. Staff...More

Thank LindatNewZealand
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Just go, you can only enjoy this small tapas bar ! Great ambience , great staff, excellent food. We enjoyed several small plates & a fantastic dessert with sangria to wash it all down. Service is quick, we sat at the bar & the staff...More

Thank KIMJ808
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Had a relaxing lunch with my fiancé, didn't feel the need to dress up, love the food, had a great time, drank some sangria and enjoyed every minute

Thank May G
Reviewed April 22, 2018

What a place - its got a busy atmosphere but the staff manage to be attentive - service was really very good. Beef tartare outstanding (my wife doesnt like tartare but loved this) lamb was exceptional (my wife doesnt like lamb and LOVED it) beef...More

Thank Nickneal
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Really good service, people were lovely. The tapas were delicious and they had a pretty good range of drinks. Just wish I was more hungry so I could have tasted a bit of everything. I will be back!

Thank Candice M
Reviewed April 5, 2018

called in pre theatre and had selection of tapas. All were very good, also a gin and tonic which was good too. Has always been a good drop in spot for a snack but pricey as all the little things soon add up. However quality...More

Thank emelian
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Questions & Answers
Lija L
February 16, 2018|
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Response from Ross H | Reviewed this property |
No. And no reservations either - just walk in
January 5, 2015|
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Response from Louisa B | Property representative |
Good Afternoon Lyn, MoVida Next Door takes reservations for lunch only on Friday, Saturday and Sundays. In the evening we operate purely as a walk in venue. If you would like to make a reservation for lunch please call... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$64
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 164 Flinders St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 96633038
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