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La Bodega Tapas Bar & Restaurant

1st Street, Holetown, Barbados
+1 246-422-3245
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“meatballs” (5 reviews)
“tapas” (22 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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1st Street, Holetown, Barbados
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Perfect for all ages
"authentic tapas bar with a good selection of reasonably priced dishes."
David H
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2. Relaxed atmosphere
"beautiful food, lovely staff and good prices. Would recommend."
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3. Great for all occasions
"A table for thirteen, great food, good service and sensible prices"
Trevor L
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for Tapas after reviews before a later dinner Unfortunately didn't make it back a second time our mistake Meatballs and bruschetta were great as well as the staff definitely a place to stop in and try you won't be sorry

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Guidosarduce
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We have been there twice. We were skeptical when we walked in the first time, but not the second! Wow. It’s great! Every thing we had was great. Don’t miss the bombas with vanilla rum sauce at the end!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank BruceColumbus_NJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Historic atmosphere of 1st Street (First street in Barbados). Very good Tapas selections. 10 or 12 choices, hot and cold.Other things such as burgers also on the menu. Very friendly staff. Same owners as Spago (Italian Restaurant) on 2nd street.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Graham S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tried this quaint little place on 1st street. Was warmly welcomed in by Rochelle. Very friendly and efficient. Food was absolutely superb. Patricia was very knowledgeable about the food and ingredients. Never felt rushed to order. We ordered 4 different tapas hot and cold mixed....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Fantastic tapas and paella, the staff were very attentive and the chef was very friendly, we had a great family dinner

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank emmaT862IM
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

What fab food, really great tapas. We had shrimp, meatballs and mushroom bruchetta all lovely. Puddings looked good but we were too full

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank tracy1964311
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We love tapas so this restaurant was on our must do whilst in Holetown. The food lived up to our expectations and we were happy with the number of dishes ordered and the advice given in this respect. Meatballs were exceptional, with a wonderfully rich...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank AB9999
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We went into this restaurant to experience something different and, as strange as it might sound, smaller portions! The staff were very friendly and when I asked which of the tapas dishes were popular, gave us some good suggestions. We had 6 dishes between us...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank LizzieH738
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

On holiday in barbados with the family, and walked past la bodega and after checking the menu we knew instantly we would be dining there that evening and we did! The service was fantastic and the food authentic! We had found out that it had...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Vincent M
Reviewed 28 March 2018

After a long hot day at the beach or out on the water, it is always a pleasure to visit 1st street and have dinner at one of the great restaurants to be found there. We were really pleased to find La Bodega with its...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank James B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 31
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1st Street, Holetown, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint James Parish  >  Holetown
  • Phone Number: +1 246-422-3245
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La Bodega offers tasty traditional Spanish dishes, fine wines and a cosy relaxed atmosphere.
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