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About La Bodega - Leawood

"Tapas" - In the beginning. Tapas is a daily event in the life of the Spanish culture. Mainly a Northern Spain, Basque regional tradition, it has grown to signify a way of eating and socializing. It is said that tapas originated centuries ago. In Spanish, the word tapa or the verb tapar means "to cover." Tapas represents the Spanish custom of placing a piece of bread over the glass of wine. It is a custom that dates back past the 1500's. Traditionally, the exact food served is less important than the social occasion. Tapas is a way of life. It signifies leisure, camaraderie and good humor. In Spain, Tapas are almost always accompanied by wine. They are not so much about talking as they are about eating and drinking. The wine is the medium that holds the conversation with friends and the food together. You make time to enjoy the moment in an unhurried way. The threefold purpose of snacking on tapas is to dull any hunger pangs that have built up since the previous intake of comestibles.

4311 W 119th St.
Leawood, KS 66209
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates

Hours of Operation:

Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Daily: 4:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Roe Ave

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(913) 428-8272

Website:
http://www.labodegakc.com/

Entertainment:
"La Bodega hosts live music on Fridays & Sundays in Leawood. Fridays feature Matt Shoaf for Happy Hour, playing a wide range of acoustic favorites from the 60s to current hits. Sunday evenings are intimate performances from Mistura Fina or Guitarras Ibéricas. Mistura Fina is a Brazilian ensemble playing jazz, bossa nova, samba, and more. Guitarras Ibéricas is an all-star duo of Beau Bledsoe & Jordan Shipley featuring over 10 different stringed instruments - a must see!"

Catering:
For any catering needs please send email to info@labodegakc.com

Executive Chef:
Nate Deters

Private Party Facilities:
With different spaces available for special and private events, both La Bodega locations can accommodate parties from 6 to 150. Our spaces can arrange for business meetings, presentations, cocktail parties, social occasions, or simply a ladies night out. Let our organizer tailor a menu for you.

Private Party Contact:
Michael Duggan: (855) 824-0284

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

La Bodega - Leawood Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.4

ambience

4.4

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

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Notable Wine List (11)
Cozy (9)
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Bar Seating (8)
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Authentic (6)
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·Dined 5 days ago

Love this place. The service is great and very friendly staff. Special place with outstanding ambience!

Tags: Authentic, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Tapas
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·Dined 6 days ago

The food was amazingly good. The Calamari and Chorizo (hot tapas) was my favorite. The refried potatoes were a close second. If I were to only base the review on the food it would be a 5 star rating. However, the waitress we had was horrible. It took 15 minutes to get my drink and 25 minutes for my husband. It then took a long time for the waitress to take our food order which was well after the customers beside us (who came in 15 minutes after us) got their drink orders as well as food orders taken. While the atmosphere itself was nice it was in my opinion too loud.

Tags: Happy Hour, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups
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 (Kansas City)·Dined 6 days ago

Great restaurant with a very unique menu. High noise level makes it hard to have an intimate conversation though.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Everytime we come here, it's always fabulous. Each bite is a delight and the wine list is absolutely wonderful! Highly recommend!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Tapas, Happy Hour, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, People Watching
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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We liked it so much we didn't want to leave! It was a great experience, great staff and an awesome ambiance.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for Groups, People Watching, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Tapas are great

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Food was delicious as per usual. Service was excellent. Always love coming here.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Had a nice time, but with a reservation we had to sit at a higher table. This was difficult for me as I am recovering from a back injury, so made for a less than enjoyable time. I have been coming to La Bodega for years, but formerly to your SW Boulevard location. Next time I will specify a regular table. I don't think people get the relax they need from the higher tables.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Tapas
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Delicious, creative Spanish tapas. Great service. Easy parking. The only complaint I have is that the bread (for the table as well as incorporated into the dishes) is not very good. It tasted a bit stale. I am used to tapas restaurants having fantastic grilled bread.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, People Watching, Tapas, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Good food. Good service. I highly recommend it.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 28, 2017

I loved everything about the restaurant! From the moment my friends and I walked in until we had dessert, it was amazing! The food was fresh and the tapas are the best! I tried dishes that I normally would not have tried! Excellent experience and I'm recommending the restaurant to all my friends!

Tags: Healthy, Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Afternoon Tea, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 22, 2017

We love the menu and the Happy Hour at La Bodega. We frequently order the La Tabla Espana. We would give the service a 'very good' rating if all of the servers told us what is on the La Tabla Espana so we know what we are eating, but they rarely do.

Tags: Fun, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Happy Hour
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Seafood Paella was ordered as last of 10 items, the first 9 all had good flavor, prepared well and the kids ate them up as well. the Paella, eaxh member of the family took and portion, the kids did not finish there 1st spoon full, my wife and I had a few fork fulls to taste and then left it. it was bland and flavorless, inadequate seafood, rice was not cooked properly. dissapointing.

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·Dined on September 23, 2017

As always, great food, and great service
It is a great dining place for special occasions

Tags: Fun, Tapas, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Cozy
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on September 22, 2017

First time @ LaBodega on a Friday night. Great service, delicious Spanish wines, fun place. All 4 of us got different food & it was all delicious. I got seafood paella-fabulous & enough to bring home for lunch the next day. Everyone else had tapas & all were yummy. We’ll go back for sure.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Tapas, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Fun
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on September 22, 2017

We LOVE coming here and the amazing food and amazing service!!!!

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Great food, great service, happy hour pricing is awesome. We will be back!

Tags: Tapas, Notable Wine List, Happy Hour
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on September 13, 2017

Everything seemed to be prepared ahead and reheated.

Tags: Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Tapas
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Sunday evening drinking, dining and listening to a wonderful musical group play music and sing Spanish songs at La Bodega made a birthday supper a celebration. My friend and I felt as though we were on vacation. I loved the food, the music, the open air and outside patios, the service. What a wonderful place!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Casual, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Fun, Tapas, Live Music, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on September 8, 2017

The service was great. Our waitress was attentive. Food, while usually great, was just good this time. Don't know for sure what it was about it or why it didn't dazzle me this time around. Still had fun. Great place to get together with friends. Great ambiance and noise level is great because we aren't usually very quiet. Still recommend this place.

Tags: Tapas, Fit for Foodies, Casual, People Watching, Hot Spot, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on September 8, 2017

We enjoyed a lively Happy Hour with half price sangria and half price appetizers in the patio.

Tags: People Watching, Good for a Date, Cozy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on September 3, 2017

LaBodega is a good option for a quick and tasty dinner. There are many authentic small plates(platas). Cocktails are well made with quality liquors. Service is a bit spotty. At times you may have a very attentive staff. Other times (especially if a large party is in house) service is slower. My biggest issue is that often menu items are not available. I like to pick 3 dishes to complement each other. When one isn't available, I usually start over.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Tapas, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Casual
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Food was marginal - we were inundated with gnats and the service was so so. Probably will not return.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Fun, gr8 atmosphere, colors r inspiring, fab conversation, service is spot-on...

Tags: Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great Beer, Tapas
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Our visit to La Bodega was fantastic. The food was very good and the service was outstanding.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date
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·Dined on August 26, 2017

Food and drink were wonderful! Sangria was delicious! Tapas are always great, especially for happy hour.

Tags: People Watching, Hot Spot, Gluten Free Options, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quick Bite, Notable Wine List, Healthy
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 (Denver)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Great meal with out-of-town friend who lived in Spain for awhile. Highlight was the flaming Spanish coffee. Very fun evening?

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour, Casual, Tapas, Good for a Date
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·Dined on August 13, 2017

The food was bland. The service was poor. The portions were tiny.

Tags: Live Music
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on August 12, 2017

As always, La Bodega delivered! We sat on the patio on a beautiful August evening. The food and drinks were delicious and our service was really good. We have never had a bad meal at La Bodega. It is our absolute favorite!

Tags: Tapas, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on August 9, 2017

We went at the last minute for a nice meal and weren't disappointed. The sangria was excellent as always (they even shared their recipe with me). The food was excellent and the service very nice. This could be my go to place for out town of guests. The noise level was a little above my preference, but we still could talk to each other.

Tags: Good for a Date, Tapas
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·Dined on August 5, 2017

First time dining at the Leawood location of La Bodega. Great consistency across the two locations. Our server, Alix, was great and the entire experience made for a wonderful evening out with friends.

Tags: Fun
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 29, 2017

We had the most enjoyable and fun evening! Ryan was a fun, personable but not intrusive, knowledgeable server who followed up on our every request. His team served us impeccably, and the manager's visit was so charming. A perfect evening!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Spicy, Tapas, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on July 28, 2017

Great. Happy hour is better value so go then
Great food and service but pricey

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Quick Bite, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Fit for Foodies
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on July 27, 2017

I would like to have been seated near the windows to have a more lively and fresh dining experience.
Otherwise, things were great.

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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on July 23, 2017

La Bodega is one of our standbys if we want to be sure we have a good time and a good meal. We chose the patio because we were in the mood for a quieter meal than we would have had inside on a festive Saturday night. We were able to watch a fantastic lightning display as we finished our meal. Server and other staff were all thoughtful and food was as delicious as always. Thanks for being there, La Bodega!

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on July 21, 2017

La Bodega offered exciting tapas options, excellent service and fun ambience.

Tags: Fun, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Gluten Free Options, Good Vegetarian Options, Tapas, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on July 13, 2017

Haven't been here for a long time. Everything was amazing. From sangria to all the tapas we tried. Everyone needs to have the garlic potatoes.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on July 13, 2017

This occasion was a Thursday happy hour meeting of friends. The restaurant offered 1/2 off a wide selection of their most popular small plate offerings and $5 per glass of some very acceptable red and white wines. We left having had our fill of food and a couple glasses of wine each with only $45 per couple as the tab. Best of all we left feeling the money was truly well spent.

Tags: Casual, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on July 11, 2017

La Bodega is a great lunch spot, especially, if you do their two for $10. You get half a sandwich and a choice of salad or soup, and Tuesdays fare was delicious!

Tags: Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on July 8, 2017

Great food and Sangrias! Especially loved the paella!

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