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About Bodega Spanish Tapas & Lounge
Located in the Heart of Georgetown, Bodega Spanish Tapas and Lounge makes a dramatic design statement with its hammered-copper bars, boldly patterned red-and-black walls, and tables set in intimate alcoves perfect for sharing moderately priced authentic Spanish tapas, traditional paellas and sangria. Don't miss our stylish "Matador Lounge" for dining and cocktails, with an arresting mural of a bullfight arena and opens up to a charming fountain patio - making it a perfect venue for private parties. For corporate lunches, first dates or any other occasion, our guests cannot help but feel transported to the breath-taking Costa del Sol.
Washington, DC 20007
Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates
Hours of operation:
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm, Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 3:00pm - 12:00am
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Parking is available at Colonial Parking, located on 31st St. just south of M St. In addition, there are several other conveniently located lots within a short walk of Bodega.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine
Bodega Spanish Tapas & Lounge Ratings and Reviews
I went to Bodega because I wanted a Spanish restaurant with Tapas that had an upscale dining environment. There are some other Spanish restaurant around that may or may not have better food, but I needed a place that would be good for a date. It turned out that the food and overall experience was excellent. The environment is very interesting. It's not exactly a black tie restaurant, but you would want to be dressed appropriately.
The only quirks were refills on drinks. There were some times when I was out of water for a while, but I do drink a lot of water, probably 3 to 4 glasses. They did have a separate server who goes around filling drinks so they do what they can I suppose.
It really seemed like a cool place.
The service was horrible; it took them 15 minutes before they even took our drink order. The servers were not attentive and the food was sub-par at best. We ordered the seafood paella and everything came out pretty dry. The best part of the meal was the complimentary bread. Would not recommend this restaurant.
Food was mainly pretty good, my friend got the chicken skewers which were not flavorful at all, they were very bland. The waiters were a bit inattentive and we had to keep asking for more silverware and water. Nonetheless, the food was good and it came it quickly.
I'm a very biased reviewer as this is one of my favorite places in all of DC. I don't think I have written a review before so felt compelled to provide one after having a great time celebrating my mom's 60th birthday at Bodega this weekend! Highly recommend this restaurant for all occasions and for all ranges of people, can't say enough good things!
We have eaten a number of times at Bodega and have been delighted each time. The tapas are delicious, gorgeously prepared, and it's such a fun and social way to share lots of different menu options. We always feel like we get just the right amount of food, a ton of variety, always top quality, and terrific value compared to other restaurants in Georgetown. The atmosphere and Spanish décor is appealing. The small outdoor courtyard is a nice dining option. Bravo!
Was at Bodega for Sunday brunch. Overall the experience was very good, food was great and it's a cool place. The one issue would be that our server seemed to want to be anywhere else but at work - watching a soccer game at the bar, and generally being absent. The hostess was actually just as attentive to our table as the server.
Had water drop on us and our food during our meal from broken window during storm, as we were seated near front window of restaurant. They moved us to a new table but have to say I was very surprised they did not comp us for anything given how this affected our meal and experience. They were apologetic but on the house drinks or dessert or something would have been the least they could do. Disappointing. Food okay but mostly cold since food had just been delivered to our table when we had to move to another table due to the water issue in restaurant.
My friend arrived early and was soaked. The staff helped her find a seat away from the vents so she wouldn't be cold.
We ordered tapas to share: bacon wrapped dates, papitas bravas, scallops, and short rib stuffed peppers. All were delicious.
We chatted for nearly two hours and service was attentive but we never felt rushed.
Very good and authentic Spanish tapas. We enjoyed delicious tapas we had not seen on other tapas menus--Basque chorizo sausages and calamari with aioli were the best. The tapas were brought out all at once instead of sequentially, as at other tapas restaurants, so don't order more than six, which is quite generous for two people. We liked the Spanish pop music, but combined with the din from the packed dining room, it became too noisy for us to hold a conversation.
My fiance and I were in the mood to have a date night with a movie.
We decided to try the Bodega and boy we enjoyed everything. The appetizers and paella were phenomenal as well as their homemade sangria. The sangria was a bit over priced but we ordered 2 for the special occasion.
We would definitely recommend this place for a quick bite as well as a new cultural experience.
The food is decent and was delivered to us fairly quickly, but the waitress service was lousy - really surprising since this place is on the main drag in Georgetown.. The restaurant smells like what a smokey bar smells like the next day - stale cigarette smell, and the decor leaves a lot to be desired. Not much of an ambiance.
I have been here a few times for brunch and dinner and it has not disappointed. Bodega is a great place for a date and to take your family. I've gone twice for brunch with my wife and infant daughter and Bodega has been able to accommodate a table that meets our needs.
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