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La Bodeguita del Medio

#133 of 1,561 Restaurants in Kiev
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Latin, Cuban, Caribbean, Bar, Spanish, Pub, South American, Central American
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Yaroslaviv Val vul. 21/20, Kiev 01054, Ukraine
+380 44 272 6500
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food and nice live music to spend time after work. The main disappointment is absence of good beer. Only some cheep versions are available

Thank вадим к
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

The CONCLUSION: a small taste of Cuba 🇨🇺 very very far away at reasonable prices. We ate 6 very good authentic dishes with a 3 liter Mohito as "side dish" :)). The PRICE TAG: € 55 for all of the above

Thank Ale A
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188 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

The decoration is nice and mostly the music, since it is a Latino like restaurant. The staff are very nice and happy, and the food is good.

Thank Roger C
Kiev, Ukraine
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Everytime when in Kiev we come here for great food and atmosphere! Live music on everything's. Must visit, highly recommend.

Thank KatyaTsygankova
Kiev, Ukraine
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

love to hang out at the place. Just what one needs after a hard working week. best drinks and relaxed atmosfere. Super friendly stuff and good food.

Thank yuliabr2016
Kiev, Ukraine
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69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Me and my friends wanted to find paella in Kiev...and chef of this restaurant agreed to cook it just for us (they dont have it in menu). So we do appreciate and really enjoyed a nice dinner and good service. Thank's a lot! It's really nice place and i will advise it to my other friends and colleagues as a... More 

Thank Tatiana T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

The food is very tasty and interesting (recommend meat, empanadas, grilled corncobs, Neleja cake and others). I can’t say it’s restaurant for daily dinner but a good chance to taste something new without leaving Kiev. The visit card is sure mojito, which there in two variants: Cubano and European. I like the interior because sometimes it’s funny to found interesting... More 

Thank asya_apachi
Kiev, Ukraine
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92 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

To be fair, it could have been a busy evening, which would explain why it took 30 minutes for our drinks to arrive. We were wondering if our food would take the same amount of time. What we found odd was that the dinners arrived well before the soup. Other friends who were dining said that the Cuban menu items... More 

Thank TravelingLittleBird
Kiev, Ukraine
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

It is a La Bodeguita franchise. Very good meal, polite and congenial staff. Very congenial atmosphere. Authentic image. Nice location in the central part of Kiev. Highly recommended.

Thank Mobilities
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144 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

A real nice place to stop by for a drink and/or snack, for a cocktail or two, listening to the very pleasant music of the latino trio performing guitar, maracass and violin to their songs. Nothing special in the menu, yet you'll find salads, fajitas, meats and some local inventions Such a pity they work only umntil 22h Be sure... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Latin, Cuban, Caribbean, Bar, Spanish, Pub, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yaroslaviv Val vul. 21/20, Kiev 01054, Ukraine
  • Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Kiev
  • Phone Number: +380 44 272 6500
Perfect Mojito as in Havana, unique Cuban dishes, fantastic ambience, wonderful rhythms of Cuban songs, passionate salsa... In Bodeguita you always feel the real spirit of Cuba.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?