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Bodega
Spanish
  • 216 Commonwealth St,
    Surry Hills,
    Sydney, NSW
  • (02) 9212 7766,
    www.bodegatapas.com/
  • Lunch Fri noon-2pm

    Dinner Tue-Sat 6pm-10pm

Bodega
-33.883564,151.210198

Bodega in one word? Swingin'. The tunes. The skirts. The tapas and share plates making their way from the open kitchen, carried by some of the friendliest waitstaff in town. The energy is infectious. Slide into a baby-blue leather banquette and peruse the strictly Latin wine list while well-coiffed chefs build queso fresco towers atop arepas. The grill and deep-fryer are the weapons of choice here. Soft maple-laced brisket meatballs are rich and sticky, while a mint and cabbage slaw lifts charry calamari with romesco. Regulars still rave over the marshmallow and dulce  de leche "banana split" - an MVP since Bodega opened - but there's equal  pleasure to be had in mango and passionfruit-topped milk parfait. Bodega has some much-loved siblings (Porteño, Continental and Stanbuli among them) but 10 years on, Elviz Abrahanowicz and Ben Milgate's first-born still rocks and rolls in spades. Thoroughly modern party food.  


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At a glance

  • Food:
  • One Star
  • Wine:
  • One glass
  • Price:
  • E $7-$22

    M $22-$30

    D $16

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Vegetarian
    Wheelchair Access
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings lunch only

    Bookings for 5 or more only at dinner
  • Chef:
  • Ben Milgate & Elvis Abrahanowicz

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