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La Bodega - Kansas City

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703 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108-2124
+1 816-472-8272
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Topeka, Kansas, United States
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our Spanish exchange student to enjoy some food he was missing from home. We went during happy hour and had a great time sharing tapas. Our server was excellent too. We can't wait to go back! It was well worth the hour drive to get there.

Thank DjArmadillo0
Kansas City, Missouri
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

La Bodega is the best place I've found in Kansas City for tapas. They have a great happy hour, even on the weekend, with discounted food and sangria. The decor is very eclectic and they have a decent size outdoor seating area that allows for passing the time on a weekend afternoon. The location is a little awkward tucked almost... More 

Thank slday0825
Platte City, Missouri
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

The food was delicious and the service was outstanding. There were five girls in my party and we ordered 10 tapas. Favorites included flatbread with salmon and goat cheese, meatballs, beef tenderloin and chicken and chorizo skewers. The S'Mores dessert with a melty homemade marshmallow was heavenly. The waitress was the best. She was knowledgeable about the menu and made... More 

Thank DKM53
Manhattan, Kansas
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139 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I'm disappointed in you. I'm disappointed that you are sitting there reading my review instead of getting down to La Bodega and enjoying one of the best meals you can have in the entire region. We took a couple of hours to work our way through some tapas, and every single bite of every dish was excellent. There's variety here... More 

Thank JSSKansas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

The food was FANTASTIC. We had the bacon-wrapped, chorizo-stuffed dates, potatoes, meatballs and goat cheese. It was all incredible. The service was on point and will definitely be back! Make a reservation on the weekends, we did in advance and it was worked out great.

Thank Suzette M
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Great place to go for happy hour and half price small plates and sangria. Always busy at happy hour! Great helpful staff and service.

Thank Melody B
Lawrence, Kansas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

La Bodega was good as usual but better tonight. 1/2 price Red Sangria pitchers are a deal. Ahi tuna peppers were extra flavorful and also half price! Great atmosphere, great patio, friendly staff. The place to go for an amazing Happy Hour.

Thank GirlReetz
Kansas City, Missouri
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

After studying abroad in Spain, I always look for some great Spanish food state-side. La Bodega has it all. A wide variety of tapas. You can go with the classics like Queso de Cabra or Patatas Bravas or try something out-of-the-ordinary like Pulpo (Octopus). Their Gin and Tonic Project is pretty cool. Also, the happy hour has the best prices... More 

Thank Garrett F
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187 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I've been here three times, and have had great food every time. Besides a menu of several dozen tapas, La Bodega always has a chef's menu with other tapas. I have yet to try even half of the options, but everything I have eaten was delicious. The wine menu is extensive, but if you like sangria, give it a try.... More 

Thank Darin J
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Great selection of tapas. Don't let the location keep you from experiencing this amazing experience.

Thank chris b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Latin, Mediterranean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 703 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108-2124
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-472-8272

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