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Bodega - CLOSED


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


Dinner, After-hours

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Soup Du Jour
Crab Bisque
With Lump Crab & Sherry Wine
Crab and Spinach Gnocchi
Moist potato gnocchi tossed with baby spinach and lump crab cream
Crispy Skin Fried Flounder
Roasted red pepper remoulade, crispy shoe string potatoes, and bodega's slaw
Chicken Scallopini
Dusted​ with flour and sauteed then topped with marinated artichoke hearts and capers in a white wine lemon butter. Served with garlic whipped mashed potatoes and asparagus.
Char-Grilled Flat Iron Steak
8 oz. Steak with roasted garlic whipped potatoes, sauteed garlic spinach and a blue cheese sofrito
Garlic Spinach
Bodega's Slaw
Mashed Potatoes
Shoe String Fries
Blue Cheese Mashed Potatoes
Sauteed Asparagus
Bodega Simple Salad
Served with romaine lettuce, strawberries, grapes, cashews, feta cheese, and marsala vinaigrette
Classic Caesar Salad
Served with hearts of romaine, parmesan chip and roasted garlic croutons
Blue Cheese Salad
Blue cheese, baby spinach, fresh strawberries, candied pecans and pears tossed with sherry vinaigrette
Shrimp, scallops, and flounder marinated in fresh lime and tequila with tomato, avocado and bell peppers served with crostini
Greek Salad
Crisp iceberg, feta cheese, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, black olives and pepperoncini tossed in greek dressing
Cheese Platter
Assortment of artisan cheeses, seasonal fruit, nuts, olive tapenade and crostini
Serrano Ham, Roma Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella
Serrano​ ham, house made mozzarella, extra virgin olive oil and sweet basil
Sesame Crusted Rare Tuna
Masago​ caviar, pickled ginger, seaweed salad, wasabi cream, ponzu and red chili sauce
Marinated Artichoke Hearts
Manchego cheese, kalamata olives, roasted red peppers, extra virgin olive oil and chiffonade of basil
Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Satay chicken, crisp lettuce, and sweet chili sauce
Tortellini Alexandria
Cheese tortellini tossed with caramelized onions, crimini mushrooms, English peas, & prosciutto ham in rich locatelli cream
Prime Beef Lasagna
Layered with fresh mozzarella, oven dried tomatoes, bolognaise, sweet basil and roma tomato puree
Shellfish Paella
Shrimp, chorizo, chicken, mussels, calamari and sweet peas in a saffron infused seafood stock over arborio rice
Bodega Baby Back Ribs
Bacon pineapple braised ribs with bodega slaw and myers rum flamed black strap molasses
Petite New York Strip
Mesquite blackened, with cabrales blue cheese, mashed potatoes, and our famous house steak sauce
New York Cheesecake
Raspberry​ sauce and pine nuts
Crema Catalana
Vanilla creme topped with fresh fruit
Chocolate Cake
Vanilla ice cream and whipped cream
Vanilla Gelato
Whipped cream, fresh mint and fruit
Chocolate Gelato
Whipped cream, fresh mint and fruit
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is a great place to stop in on the way to a show, opera etc. downtown.the menu is tapas and also they do have whole meals.The menu is very diverse and tasty. The sangria is also a must.

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank 1969johnny2040
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were looking for a relaxed atmosphere and casual, unusual food. Bodega was just right. We sat at the bar, ordered drinks, a Cosmo and Mojito. We took our time, started with grilled Caesar and focaccia. Delicious. We lingered, enjoying the unrushed...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank LSNS2652
ronvabea, Owner at Bodega, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

LSN , Thanks for your wonderful review. We will pass your comments to our complete staff. We strive to do better everyday !!

Reviewed 11 April 2017

We visited Friday night after a long day at work, before we went to watch a play at the Chrysler Hall. Our waiter was professional, knowledgeable and attentive to all of us. He made awesome drink and food recommendations. It was happy hour and the...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Selina S
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Nice evening out with another couple before a show at the Chrysler Theater in Norfolk. Walking distance to parking and the theater - minutes away. Food was interesting/different and wine was reasonably priced. I guess it's more of a beer and Spanish Tapas menu but...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Mario C
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I when Saturday night for an early dinner at 6. The tapas plates where as delicious as they were speaking to the eye. We will be returning to try more selections. The atmosphere is upsale and modern. Reservations are required but I...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank ghappliancerepair
ronvabea, Manager at Bodega, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Thank you for your review! I personally love how tapas allows you to try so many different items on our menu. We look forward to your next visit. We strive to do better everyday!

Reviewed 24 February 2017

Food was only mediocre. The people were friendly. Decor was nice. We got a soggy salad and they adjusted the price when pointed out. likely will not go back to dine.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank pioneer c
ronvabea, Manager at Bodega, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

I do apologize that you did not have a 5 star experience while you were dining at Bodega on Granby. I hope that you will give us another chance to impress you with our menu and staff. We strive to do better every day.

Reviewed 24 January 2017

My husband and I ate at Bodega after seeing the Virginia Symphony at Chrysler Hall. It is in walking distance to the venue which meant that we were able to leave our car in the Bank Street parking garage while we ate dinner. Because the...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank PT0wnTraveler
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing dinner. Super friendly and accommodating staff. Ryan the GM was a great host. Coelacanth and the chef did a remarkable job pairing the course together. This place is a gem for sure I will definitely be returning soon.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Michael C
Reviewed 7 December 2016 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...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank philip s
Reviewed 15 November 2016

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!

Date of visit: November 2016
1  Thank ggconk
ronvabea, Manager at Bodega, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2016

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!

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