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La Cucaracha

$$ - $$$
SoFo & Medborgarplatsen
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2 Bondegatan, Stockholm 116 23, Sweden
+46 8 644 39 44
Sun - Tue 17:00 - 23:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 00:00
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Espoo, Finland
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105 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

This place had pretty good tapas, but everything else was lacking. We came in and were told straight away that they weren't allowed to serve alcohol for I think two weeks (I'm guessing this is because they broke alcohol laws). We kind of were fine with this since it was Friday evening so we could go somewhere else for a... More 

Thank Emmi T
south sweden
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Me and my friend was here to eat tapas and drink good drinks. And we were not disappointed. We choose 3 tapas each and did we get full!! We had good beer and mojitos also. The service was great and attentive. And afterwards we went downstairs to a bar/nightclub with latin music.....was like I was back in latin country...! Definetly... More 

Thank KarlSouthSweden
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

A cozy place with great sangria and tasty food. The test menus for 2 is so worth the money as you get several nice dishes. Make a dinner reservation and be prepared for small table and great service!

Thank Anna S
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175 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

It's loud and warm on the first floor. We took the tasting menu which was plenty of food which was average standard. I think this would be a fun place for friends to hang out but the tapas was nothing special.

Thank gravlax
Stockholm, Sweden
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294 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

This tapas restaurant is conveniently located and could have had a nice atmosphere but doesnt really succeed. The tapas variety isn´t among the best and most tasteful and beers and wines are limited. Though the place is large with a number of rooms among the cellar vaults there´s not much space between the tables. Service could also have been better.

Thank Erik S
Budapest, Hungary
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232 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

After a long meeting we landed in this nice Spanish restautant that was completely full. good beer, wine and ambiance was up to our expectations.

Thank Peter Andras C
Espoo, Finland
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140 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

My review might slightly be biased as my hubby´s friend has been working there for years and we got the drinks made by him, but the drinks were really phenomenal. The atmosphere seemed to be very lively, staff was also partying there and more and more people popped in the longer we stayed. Also to be said though, that it... More 

Thank Mars66
Stockholm, Sweden
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

The staff is rude and brutish. The food completely bland. These are NOT tapas - tapas shold definitely taste something. The albondigas are awful and the shrimp dish is cooked with the cheapest, blandest asian shrimp you can find. We went here with a group of friends about 6 ppl and everyone was dissatisfied and shocked of the poor service... More 

Thank FoodieCaro
Espoo, Finland
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174 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

Restaurant was almost full when we entered without any reservation, but luckily we got a table for two. Service was good, menu (attached) included difference tapas courses, also vegetarian. Wine list included also Spanish wines, tasty ones. It was said in menu that if you want to eat just tapas, then 3-4 per a person will be enough. We ordered... More 

Thank Jorma M
Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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118 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

Please, dont go! The food is overrated, the service is non existent and interior dirtyish and outdated a looong time ago. Not only was our table not ready at the time booked, they let us wait for it 30min to then let us wait another 30min to take our orders and then throw us out 1hr later. No words really..

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
European, Spanish, International
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Bondegatan, Stockholm 116 23, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Stockholm County  >  Stockholm>  > SoFo & Medborgarplatsen
  • Neighbourhood: SoFo & Medborgarplatsen
  • Phone Number: +46 8 644 39 44

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in SoFo & Medborgarplatsen

Neighbourhood Profile
SoFo & Medborgarplatsen
Throughout the last decades these neighborhoods transformed from a rather quiet residential area into the birthplace of Swedish hipsterism and became Sweden’s main hub for new fashion labels, independent coffee shops and innovative gastropub concepts. Despite their extreme transformation, SoFo (South of Folkungagatan) & Medborgarplatsen managed to hold on to their residential charm and quietness and became one of the most sought-after places to live among young people in Stockholm. This neighborhood is also home to Sweden’s highest student hall, Skrapan, which used to be the head office of the tax authorities and now combines a mix of student hall and shopping mall with a bar on top.
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