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About Boca Bistro

Boca Bistro, a Spanish Bistro and Tapas Bar, blends vintage Spanish elements with a distinctive contemporary spirit unique to every DZ Restaurant. Combining earthen and distressed textures with stylistic accents and a touch of Mediterranean influence Boca Bistro embodies the charismatic old-world essence of an authentic Spanish restaurant. A diverse menu of authentic Spanish cuisine and tapas matched by superb interior design results in a dining experience to rival any to be found on the cobbled streets of Spain.

384 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates

Hours of Operation:
Bar: Daily: 11:30pm - CLOSE;

Monday - Thursday: 11:30am – 9:30pm,

Friday - Saturday: 11:30am – 10:30pm,

Sunday: 11:30am – 9:00pm

Happy Hour: Daily 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Happy Hour: Sunday 11:30pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Division Ave

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(518) 682-2800

Website:
http://www.bocabistro.com/

Entertainment:
Downtown District

Parking Details:
On street Parking and Parking Garage less than one block away

Executive Chef:
Roslyn Zecchini

Private Party Facilities:
Boca Bistro's warm, intimate atmosphere is the perfect setting for your private event. Aesthetically inspiring, its brick walls, hard wood floors and pressed tin ceilings invoke the authenticity of conventional Spanish architecture while still remaining slightly modern.

Private Party Contact:
Private Event Coordinator: (888) 338-4515

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wine

Boca Bistro Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.7

ambience

4.5

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

100% would recommend it to a friend

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·Dined 3 days ago

Lovely evening out on Valentine's Day! The roses they gave out to the ladies all night were a really sweet touch. Thanks Boca!

Tags: Tapas, Good Vegetarian Options, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Healthy
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·Dined 5 days ago

Food, service, atmosphere were all good. Will definitely go back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Tapas, Casual, Quick Bite, Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Boca always delivers--this time around we had a blend of tapas including the garlic shrimp (dunk the bread in that sauce), the sweet and sour brussels sprouts, pork belly, and chorizo. While the chorizo was a bit dry, it still had good flavor. Highly recommend for a laid back, leisurely dinner with plenty of delicious food and friendly service!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Casual, Special Occasion, Fun, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Tapas
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 4, 2018

The food was so fresh & expertly plated. Octopus tender pork belly crispy delicious and the soup was a recommendation we are glad we chose. Service was exceptional! We’ll be back !

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Birthday party table of 9. Excellent service as always!!! Love the food

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Our food was excellent and our server was attentive and helpful, Half way through the meal the AC came on and it was cold. We told her and she gave us a menu to cover the vent which was helpful, but the air didn't get turned off. Our dessert was delicious and we look forward to returning one day. The only negative is the noise level as the tables are very close together and this is a popular place which means it was packed!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Tapas, Notable Wine List, Gluten Free Options
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Great date night restaurant. Order several different dishes and share for the best experience. Can be a bit noisy, but the food is worth it.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 15, 2018

A great experience as usual.

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 (New England)·Dined on January 13, 2018

The food is OUTSTANDING, but pricey. This is not somewhere I would go every day, but we went for my 30th birthday, shared 8 plates between 5 people with 2 bottles of wine (cheapest bottles are around $30) and it came to about $170. Not bad for the unbelievable quality of food, but you won't get a cheap dinner here. I will certainly be back for a date night or another friend reunion. I also LOVE the vegetarian options - it's not often I can get a good quality meal without having to order off menu to omit meat. Highly recommend!!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on January 13, 2018

It was my birthday and it couldn’t be more perfect. My husband lived in Spain and loved the authentic flavors of the taps we had. The pork belly blew us away, as did the bone marrow with toasted brioche. The octopus had good flavor but the pepper seasoning was overwhelming and took away from the seafood flavor. The ham croquettes were good, but we expected more flavor. And the tortilla wasn’t something I’d order again. The Serrano and manchego plates were heaven; the ham was sliced so thin. The wine list was bliss, so much tempranillo! The crema Catalana was nice and light with a refreshing citrus flavor and the churros were crispy on the outside and soft and fluffy inside. Our server was fantastic and the entire staff was friendly. The restaurant was beautiful.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 8, 2018

Wonderful birthday dinner. Sean was an excellent server.

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vip
 (Louisville)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Dinner was ok. Nothing remarkable. I felt a few of the tapas were severely overpriced for what we paid but on the other hand, the charcuterie board we ordered was loaded for much less than I’m used to paying. Service was great. I really wanted to like this place so maybe I will have to give it another chance.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Great food, wine and service. I fantastic choice for a frigid New Year's Eve. It was warm and lively, and the waiter was great - willing to make recommendations and share opinions, and special requests to accommodate dietary restrictions. Boca is high on our list and part of the regular rotation and this last visit only reinforced that.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Bar Seating, Gluten Free Options, Fit for Foodies, Tapas, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 30, 2017

My husband and I really enjoyed everything we had, My only complaint was that the wine list was very expensive for not such great wines

Tags: Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 27, 2017

The food was fabulous, service impeccable!

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 (New England)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Great! Good food, good service and a pleasant atmosphere.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Wonderful paella dinner and whiskey

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Excellent food with excellent flavor combinations at good prices! They offer something for everyone and the staff is friendly and very attentive.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 16, 2017

This was my third visit. I love the ambiance and the food is always delicious. Thank you!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Tapas, Cozy, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 15, 2017

I have not had chicken crouquettes in decades! What a fun fun fun item to have in the menu!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Vibrant Bar Scene, Sunday Lunch, Disabled Access, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Fun, Vegan
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Great food and drinks. Nice long bar. But a bit pricey for drinks

Tags: Bar Seating, Afternoon Tea, Tapas, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Brunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 5, 2017

great ham crouquetts - great suated kale. just enough for a light meal

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Healthy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 22, 2017

One of our favorite restaurants in Saratoga Springs. The food is always fresh, hot, and delicious! The service is always prompt. Try the paella. It is amazing!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Wonderful authentic cuisine

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 18, 2017

The food selection was very different with a great wine selection. Casual and fun for groups.

Tags: Bar Seating, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Organic, Happy Hour, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Tapas
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 11, 2017

On a busy night we were seated immediately and only had short wait for our very personable waitress. She was quite busy but never made us feel rushed. Food was excellent and the wine even better.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

We enjoyed the atmosphere. The waitress (Beth) was personable and very informative in regards to the menu. Being our first visit we appreciated her explanation of the combination of foods and the ordering process. We gave 4 thumbs up and we left with smiles.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Tasting Menu, Comfort Food
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 6, 2017

The Seafood Paella was great!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great food and service! I has the shishito peppers and the seafood fideo. The picture does not do it justice! It was beautiful and delicious

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 3, 2017

It was good with plentiful portions. Other than that, not much to say. It was good, not mind blowing.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Normally a very reliable spot for lunch or dinner. We have enjoyed several very good meals. This time they missed the mark on several dishes. Appetizers and meals were significantly overseasoned and over salted. The octopus special was tough and not well prepared. We will try again but were disappointed on this occasion.

Tags: Casual, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 3, 2017

I loved the ambiance and the food. Went to catch up with my mother and she recommended since she loved it so much the first couple times she’s been. Incredible

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 31, 2017

We had a good experience overall, but I wished they do more for birthdays. We told them that it was a birthday and our server didn’t seem to care, plus she was not good at her job. The bartender was more attentive when we sat at the bar. I even asked our server to take a picture and she said no, that she needed to go and do something else and come back.

Tags: Bar Seating, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Casual, Tapas
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Fantastic food...excellent service...delicious cocktails! Thank you for a great night out!

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 (New England)·Dined on October 27, 2017

It was very crowded on a busy regatta weekend. So glad we made reservations.
We tried 6 tapas, plus dessert and left very full and satisfied.
There weren't as many tapas selections as we had hoped or as we have had in other tapas restaurants, but what we had were quite good...most especially the pork bellies, devilled eggs and stuffed dates. Desserts, white chocolate mousse and chocolate chacouterie were also excellent.
The seating was very tight and the noise excessive, due to the large crowd, but we would definitely try it again on a non-event weekend!

Tags: Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Authentic, Tapas, Fun, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Good service good food something bc a little different.

Tags: Tapas, Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Authentic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Great service. Excellent selection of tapas and wines. Food was phenomenal

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Very nice evening. I'd reserved the wrong night and was in a quiet panic but the hostess managed to slip us into an available table, and a good one. Our friend ordered one terrific tapas dish after another. Lovely wines. A long and jolly and convivial night. Our best meal at Boca yet.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 17, 2017

We had a pleasant dinner at Boca Bistro. The service was excellent, and two of the dishes (bacon wrapped dates and ham croquettes) were outstanding. The other two dishes (brussel sprouts and shrimp in garlic) were not up to our standards. The atmosphere was great, and overall we would recommend the restaurant.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Fun, Tapas
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

The food was simply spectacular as were our servers. Please extend our thanks to them as well as the folks in the kitchen. We were there for a light meal before a concert and had no idea what a treat we were in for. We had the Lamb chops and Garlic Shrimp.
Besides being very knowledgeable about the food and beverages (I enjoyed a local IPA from the Other Half Brewery) our servers shared some great ideas about things to do during our all too brief visit to Saratoga Springs. We will definitely return to Saratoga for another visit and look forward to sampling more of the delights that Boca surely has to offer!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great Beer, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Tapas
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