Boca Tapas Bar

4.7
258 reviews
CAN$30 and under
Spanish
An authentic Spanish experience in the heart of St. John’s. Boca, the Spanish word for mouth, encourages you to use our namesake to taste, drink, and smile.

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What 258 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
Food
4.7
Service
4.6
Ambience
4.3
Value
Noise · Moderate
96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Pizzaperson246
Atlantic Canada
3 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5Food5Service3Ambience4

The broken Diet Coke machine put a delay on drinks but otherwise food was delicious and amazing!! If you’re a person on a budget looking to leave very overly full I’d choose another place but this restaurant lives up to its name and style of eating. Delicious, yummy picky plates!

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food and service was awesome!

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JennieLou
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great night out for folks who have something to celebrate (like the end of the most recent lockdown). Great food, great service, fun atmosphere.

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Maria
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall2Food1Service4Ambience5

As a Spanish person I was very unimpressed with the quality of the food. The website menu does not correlate with the actual menu in the restaurant. Even my Canadian friends thought the food tasted very poorly. I was expecting more from a “Spanish restaurant..”

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vipPizzaLover
Atlantic Canada
3 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent unhurried meal and experience. Great service and food.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Good food, nice atmosphere

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Cassie
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2021
Overall2Food4Service4Ambience1

Table was extremely wobbly and needed to be propped up with coasters (all tables on the dining floor were in the same condition)

Restaurant has limited its wine by the glass menu over the last few months, making it hard to choose a wine to enjoy with dinner.

This restaurant clearly isn’t following covid restrictions on capacity or distancing, every table and booth was in use as well as seats at the bar.

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Christinea
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Get food and drinks

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always a great place to enjoy some delicious food and drinks! The music is bomb too !

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love the new menu items and some old favourites - especially the Moroccan lamb stew and the new seafood dish. All around great night!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Live music was great, food as always, was amazing! My favourite is Gregory’s famous chicken sandwich! Perfect place for date night

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Jenn
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Came for a New Year’s Eve dinner. Arrived early in the evening so it was nice and quiet at first but towards the end of our dinner more people were arriving. Had the 4 course special dinner which was delicious. I particularly enjoyed the pina colada tuna tartar and the chocolate lava cake desert but everything else was great too. A bit pricey for the portions you are given compared to other local restaurants, but I think it was reasonable and left with a full (but not full too full) belly!

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Christinea
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was great and the drinks . Enjoyed it to the fullest.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Amazing food!

OT
OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food, drinks and service! Loved the moose spring rolls.

JB
JanetB
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Service was friendly and efficient. The food came out quickly, so ordering tapas in rounds was easy, and made for a nice long dinner. Lots of choice for all ranges of tastes.

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SteveP
Atlantic Canada
9 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food, great atmosphere and great service. One of our favourite restaurants.

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CoryM
Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always a very enjoyable experience. We go there all the time

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic Canada
2 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

21st Birthday

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CicilyE
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience4

Food and atmosphere were great. Service was great to start but slacked a little towards end. Great evening overall.

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None
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great night with family enjoying a variety of appetizers! The tuna tartare and seared tuna both awesome!

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic Canada
4 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely experience and awesome food.

JP
JohnP
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Lovely Tapas spot in St. John. Food is fresh, tastes are sharp, service great. Definitely recommend.

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MaureenG
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Good food and great service. Very cozy. I will definitely go back again.

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LeslieE
Atlantic Canada
3 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A fabulous place for those who love to share! The food is incredible. Cool atmosphere, great live music and fantastic service. Highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic Canada
2 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Awesome as usual! Delish food!!

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TinaF
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

While the live music was nice, it did make it difficult to have a conversation. Overall it was an enjoyable experience where sharing is encouraged! Food and service were really good.

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BonitaL
Atlantic Canada
2 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always amazing food and service one of my favourite spots in the city.
Atmosphere is perfect to relax after a long week.

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LukusO
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience5

A wonderful atmosphere with very attentive staff. The live music was also a bonus, the girl that was singing Friday night was excellent! Only downside was that we were expecting a bit more to our food. Don't get me wrong, the food was to die for, but unfortunately it just wasn't enough and with the price point we expected more of a meal. Me and my two other friends ordered the chicken burger which was delicious, but was only a burger and nothing for a side (with the price point we expected something like fries atleast). Though, my other friend had a rice bowl which was to die for (and a great portion). The drinks were fairly priced & DELISH!!

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Luka
Atlantic Canada
2 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

A very interesting place for a small group to get together to experience a little touch of Spain and its special treats. Totally enjoyed our experience and especially the sangria!!! Cheers👍

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JonM
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great location for a nice meal and different from the usual fare.

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DennisK
Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Well managed for cov19 restrictions. Clean. Good wine choices. Interesting non traditional choices in food. Excellent margaritas

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SteveP
Atlantic Canada
10 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Warm and welcoming spot. Great service and a fun selection of dishes all of which were very well prepared.

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CobraRick
Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great place to unwind, socially or even a business lunch or dinner.

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LenEatsalot
Houston
7 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food. Excellent service. Try the lamb stew, very tasty!

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great family birthday night! Great food and great service!

JH
JackieH
Atlantic Canada
2 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic as always!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service, super friendly, great atmosphere and amazing food!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Atlantic Canada
3 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

Excellent food and drinks - we really enjoyed being put at a booth as it was a birthday dinner for a group of girls who wanted to catch up! My only complaint would be that the performer (who was quite talented!) was very loud, we had to yell at each other to have a conversation. Would definitely go back but would pick a night that doesn’t feature live music.

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vipLeahM
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Birthday. Delicious food and great atmosphere. Definitely will come back again!

FAQs

Boca Tapas Bar offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (709) 237-2622.

Boca Tapas Bar is rated 4.7 stars by 258 OpenTable diners.

Boca Tapas Bar does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.bocatapasbar.com/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.