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Bodega

) #66 of 588 Restaurants in Norfolk $$ - $$$ Spanish
442 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1929
+1 757-622-8527
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“paella” (10 reviews)
“tapas” (24 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Spanish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
442 Granby St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1929
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Reviewed 30 September 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...More

Thank an2niomantilla
ronvabea, Manager at Bodega, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2016

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...More

Reviewed 24 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...More

Thank Aaron T
ronvabea, Manager at Bodega, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2016

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...More

Reviewed 16 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...More

Thank Stefanie913
ronvabea, Manager at Bodega, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2016

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...More

Reviewed 29 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!

Thank John H
ronvabea, Owner at Bodega, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

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

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...More

Thank Greg F
ronvabea, Owner at Bodega, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

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!

Reviewed 18 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!

Thank robert m
ronvabea, Owner at Bodega, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

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.

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.More

Thank 456Anonymous1
ronvabea, Owner at Bodega, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2016

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...More

Reviewed 22 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...More

Thank Ed G
ronvabea, Owner at Bodega, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2016

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...More

Reviewed 4 June 2016

The decor and lighting are very good. When full, the noise level makes it hard to converse but once the head count drops it's fine. Perhaps it was an off night. I see a lot of good reviews and the owner's responses suggest a healthy...More

Thank Bob J
ronvabea, Owner at Bodega, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2016

Hi Bob, We are very sorry to hear that your recent experience with us was anything less than perfect. Bodega takes great pride in the quality of our food and service, and we hope that you will come back again so that we can show...More

Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

The server and/or kitchen was off their game tonight. It took 30+ minutes for a tapa app to arrive, followed by our salad (both were good!). Then one entree arrived, but the second never did, and it took the server 10+ minutes to stop by...More

Thank Melissacof
ronvabea, Owner at Bodega, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2016

Hi Melissa, People come to Bodega for our great service and delicious food, and we are so sorry to hear that your recent experience was lacking. Bodega works hard to make sure that a pleasant atmosphere is provided for all of our loyal customers, and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
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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