Should I Make a Reservation?
We are currently offering outdoor dining, to-go and curbside...
We are taking a limited number of bookings
so that we can also accommodate walk-ups. We cannot book any group larger than 6 at this time.
Please see our RESERVATIONS PAGE
If you call during open hours, you will speak with a real, smiling,
person that wants to help you (650) 326-7762 (ext. 0)
Tuesday - Saturday
3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
(kitchen closes at 9 PM)
We'd Like to Come in With a Large Party, Ok?
Thank you for thinking of us!
However, we are not accepting bookings larger than 6 at this time.
Please remember us for divan events and celebrations in the post-pandemic future!
Can We Do a "Buyout?"
Unfortunately, we are not able to offer full restaurant buyouts at this time.
Keep in mind the county regulations keeping changing regarding COVID.
Questions re: future events, please reach out...
Is Parking Easy to Find?
Yes, immediately behind the restaurant, we have a nice big lot. Picking up to-go is easier by walking in through the back patio. If you are joining us for outdoor dining, please walk around to the front entrance... Remember at peak hours, our neighborhood has multiple parking garages.
If you are interested in alternate transportation, 'California Avenue' CalTrain station is just a few blocks down.
Also, the VTA bus (22 line) stops at California Avenue at El Camino, and we are just 3 businesses off El Camino.
Do You Have Happy Hours?
They’re all happy here!
"Futurely", we will bring back our "Cuban Social Hours"
with good neighborly deals...
Will I Get Carded?
If you have the good fortune to look 30 or younger, you are likely to be carded, so please bring a valid ID. If you are from out of state, we may require a second form of ID. If you are from outside the United States, we require a passport; foreign driver’s licenses are not valid for alcohol consumption nor tobacco purchases. We will not accept paper extensions or mutilated identification.
Please don’t be angry about this, be flattered.
(And be glad that we’re serious about not serving underage patrons!)
Am I Allowed to Bring an Animal Inside?
We all love our pets, however, unless your animal is a service dog,
we will not allow any animals inside our restaurant, bar, divan and back patio.
(not even pet monkeys :)
We do allow well behaved dogs at the sidewalk tables in front of the restaurant,
and we are happy to provide filtered water for them. Just ask!
Can You Accommodate My Gluten-Free Diet? What About Food Allergies?
We do have quite a few gluten-free choices on our menu. Please notify your server or a manager when you arrive and they will go through the menu options with you. We will do our absolute best to respect allergy notifications. However, if you have a severe allergy to items on our menu, please be aware that, due to proximity, there is the possibility of exposure to such allergens.
Do I Have to Come in To Purchase a Gift Certificate?
No, you can buy from our website and either schedule an email delivery or print on your own! If you would prefer us to snail mail something, please contact BOH@LaBodeguita.com
Do You Offer Vegetarian & Vegan Items?
Some of our most popular dishes are vegetarian or vegan!
Croquetas are a staff favorite, along with our new Impossible TM Cuban Hash...
Great news, all of our year round cocktails are vegan too!
Do You Have High Chairs or Booster Seats?
We do not. However, pre-pandemic we had a variety of child-friendly pillows. We hope to reintroduce our child-friendly secrets soon!
If you are bringing in a little one, please let us know in advance and we will do our best re: your seating.
You are welcome to bring your own seating 'assistance'...
Also, please tell us if you plan to bring a stroller, and we will help to create more space for your visit.
May I Bring in A Bottle of Wine?
You are more than welcome to bring that special bottle of wine and enjoy it here.
We have a corkage fee of $25 per 750 ml bottle and a three-bottle limit per group.
Please keep in mind that we will not allow outside beers or liquors and we do not offer bottle service.
Can We Order Food to Go?
Absolutely! You can order for pick-up directly from our website without having to go through a 3rd party.
HINT: Parking is easier there and you avoid the crowds.
Please enter from the back parking lot.
Also, we are happy to deliver to your car, just let us know.
Raining? We bring to your car under a bright yellow umbrella :)
Do You Cater?
Please reach out and let us know what you have in mind...
Can We Bring a Birthday Cake or cupcakes? Do You Offer Anything?
Yes and yes. You may bring your own dessert; we have a dessert fee of $2 per person if you’d like to enjoy it here.
If we know there is a birthday, we are happy to offer a complimentary dessert
—usually our famous (and delicious) key lime tart.
Can I Bring in Food and Drinks from Outside La Bodeguita? Pizza Delivery? Chinese Take-Out? What About My Own Water Bottle?
Sorry, we do not allow guests to bring in food or beverages, including water, from outside.
We are happy to offer complimentary filtered still water for you to enjoy while you’re here.
(Full, unopened wines and birthday desserts are the only exceptions and involve a fee. Thank you so much for your understanding.)
Can I Get a Copy of A Past Receipt?
If you need a copy of a receipt, the person whose name appears
on the card needs to be the person submitting the request.
Please message us via the contact form for assistance.
NOTE: Our records are kept off site.
We will do our best to obtain your copy within 7-10 business days.
Can I Prepay for Friends Who Will Be Coming in Soon?
We hate to create a hassle, but we are no longer able to simply
accept credit card information over the phone (we miss the old days too!).
We can send you the form and we are pleased to assist in whatever you want to arrange.
If you are pre-paying for alcohol, the purchase will not be approved until the guests' ages are verified.
HINT: Might be easier to buy an online gift card and text/email the recipient?
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