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Santiago's Bodega

802 Virginia Dr, Orlando, FL 32803-2530
+1 407-412-6979
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (86 reviews)
“tapas” (137 reviews)
“saganaki” (25 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
802 Virginia Dr, Orlando, FL 32803-2530
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1 - 10 of 398 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our group was four adults and three kids. We ordered three of the soups and half of the hot tapas choices and not a single one was anything less than fantastic.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank clasico1000
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went to this place for my birthday brunch. I had a group of 12 and we loved it. Brunch is a buffet style which includes desserts, crab legs, carving station, omelet station and best of all, unlimited mimosas and sangria. Everything was amazing. Will be...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Melanie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yummy tapas style small plates and very friendly staff. The outdoor seating was nice and cozy as well. The patatas bravas were fantastic! They were a bit spicy but definitely our favorite dish. I would say 3 dishes is probably enough for 2 people depending...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank michiganfruitfly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there for brunch for the first time yesterday and had absolutely no complaints. Beautiful setting by Virginia avenue, relaxing atmosphere and great service. food: The food was all very well prepared. They had everything from cooked to order omelettes to crab legs and lamb....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Juan V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I felt like I was back in Spain. A lovely place for tapas or drinks with friends or family or date night too! Great outside seating. I have been before when it was busy (normally is because it’s great) but this time I went on...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank littlejewlia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food, drinks, staff and people-watching! Beautiful people of Orlando hang out here - for sure. The food is delicious. The drinks are great. We keep coming back here for more and more.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Eurosailornewyork
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made reservations a week in advance for a Saturday evening as the place is very popular. We arrived to find a small parking area behind the place so we valet parked for $2. From the outside the restaurant appears small but inside it is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Debra C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of our “Go To” restaurants in the Orlando / Winter Park vicinity, something like a “New American” interpretation of tapas (aka Spanish grazing). Service is low-key, but highly attentive, wine list is significantly above average, and there is a great dining porch...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dornbure
Reviewed 17 December 2018

Loved the food selection.Unusual hot and cold tapas available. Creative and delicious. Nice decor. However, it IS a popular place, so be ready for a wait.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ro C
Reviewed 12 November 2018

I have a good buddy of mine which his name will remain nameless "cough" (Daniel) and he thought it would be a great place to have a first date, now mind you, this guy is cheap...I mean Ricky Bobby cheap, he brings coupon books with...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank brentyoung1983
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JillM27
4 November 2018|
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Response from RhythmA5678 | Reviewed this property |
I think it is in the $35 - $40 price range, but one can have smaller tapas and not the entire thing!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$38
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 802 Virginia Dr, Orlando, FL 32803-2530
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-412-6979
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Description
Santiago's Bodega presents a unique tasting experience featuring small plates that hopscotch between decadent (a warm Camembert wedge topped with sauteed garlic, onions, almonds, apricots, chopped dates, bell peppers), refreshing (yellow fin tuna, avocado, mango ceviche), exotic (lamb patties with fresh thyme, sherry, lemon zest) and just plain comfort-food-delicious (Roman meatballs on angel hair, or fried potatoes in a spicy sauce). As nothing costs over $15, there’s no major commitment, and if the relationship doesn't work, move along to the next selection. The menu’s ideal for sharing and for mixing up in endless combinations. Alternate between chevre tartlet, spanakopita, or smoked salmon carpaccio. Invent your own meal. Dining in such a way permits the rules of wine pairings to step aside like snooty impostors, and what goes best with dinner is exactly what tempts you. Santiago’s Bodega is a good-natured, low-key, food-lovers hangout, a neighborhood restaurant. - Margit Bisztray
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