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Aioli Bodega Espanola

1800 L St, Sacramento, CA 95811-4115
+1 916-447-9440
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (16 reviews)
“tapas” (51 reviews)
“saffron rice” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1800 L St, Sacramento, CA 95811-4115
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great servers Sit at the bar Excellent wine by the glass and just start ordering You cannot go wrong Plate sizes are expected to share Excellent patio when the weather permits otherwise the interior is eclectic, cool and inviting

Thank DPKH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our waitress gave us the option for her to choose the menu items. Not for the fainthearted, only 4 of the 6 of us gave it a go, but it was totally worth it! This is the kind of place where you can trust the...More

Thank Crystal B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here our first night in Sacramento, choosing from dozens of tapas dishes. Especially good were the Gambas, the artichokes, and the special tomatoes with ham and Manchego cheese. The Spanish white wine recommended by our waiter was very good. One of the...More

Thank CarrollZahn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered 3 Tapas - squid, salad, vegetables and of course the sangria...one dish was more tasty than the next. Everything seemed very fresh and plated very elegantly. Just loved it. Music is also a plus! Wonderful place to meet up with a friend and catch...More

Thank Olivia R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Let me start off by saying that I would give this a better rating - but when the owner and young server - roll their eyes because you ask to sit on the patio - it just sets the stage. It was a very hot...More

Thank JenandBobby
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We liked the food. Our four small plates were plenty for two - good lamb kabobs with sauce more California than Spanish but nice nonetheless - watermelon radish salad a winner but had options for improvement, like increasing the citrus a bit, reducing the oil,...More

Thank Bill1andBill2
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Our server, Nick, delivered an extraordinary customer experience. He had a deep and broad knowledge and understanding of the menu, and the ingredients. In addition he was vigilant about ensuring but I would get a tasty meal which was devoid of my food intolerances. Each...More

Thank Amy G
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Sacramento version of a Spanish mother Tapas place. Soup very good, otherwise the Tapas were cold without distinctive taste as to ingredients.

Thank rassociate
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Although we were late due to a GPS error, they were very understanding. We had tapas (pulpo, veggies, calamari and oxtails). All were exquisite. Service was friendly and attentive. The bread and aioli just kept coming. We even went for desserts (an orange is creme...More

Thank Sobe_love_64
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We went here for the first time this weekend and we loved it. There were four of us and we each ordered something different and then we all shared. We all agreed that the octopus salad, duck, roasted vegetables, and tuna tartare were excellent. The...More

Thank OutOfMyElement
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1800 L St, Sacramento, CA 95811-4115
    (18th and L)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-447-9440
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Welcome to Aioli Bodega Espanola where our authentic food, wine and ambiance will transport you to Andalusia. We provide tapas, entrees and desserts for lunch, dinner, private events, and catering.
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