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Buena Vida Tapas Bar

4.5
4.5
618 Reviews
$30 and under
Spanish
"Buena Vida Tapas & Sol is a restaurant on Atlanta's Beltline in Old Fourth Ward inspired by Southern Spain run by General Manager Lorenzo Masini and owned by local restaurateurs Adam Berlin & Juan S. Calle. Fun and approachable Spanish tapas by Executive Chef Jaime Guzman are served in an airy, beautiful space with a large indoor bar and Beltline-facing patio. This Atlanta concept is located in the corner of the North & Line apartments, just down the Beltline ramp from New Realm Brewing (or driving accessed down N Angier Ave NE from North Avenue, behind Ponce City Market). @buenavidatapas on IG to stay up to date."
We offer 2-hour parking validation at North & Line apartments. Please call 404.948.2312 for directions or if you'd like to book a party over 10 please email events@buenavidatapas.com

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2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 24 times today

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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates, Latin / Spanish
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon, Tue 11:30 am–9:00 pm Wed, Thu 11:30 am–10:00 pm Fri 11:30 am–11:00 pm Sat 11:00 am–11:00 pm Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (404) 948-2312
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Cash not accepted, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Owned/operated by
    Latinx or Hispanic, LGBTQ
  • Executive Chef
    Jaime Guzman
  • Private party facilities
    Our upstairs Park View Room overlooks Historic Fourth Ward Park is available for private events. It accommodates up to 25 people. We also have other options for the partial or full building buy-outs, including our patio, lounge area, and more.
  • Private party contact
    Lauren Finn: (404) 948-2312
  • Neighbourhood
    Old Fourth Ward
  • Cross Street
    Off North Ave across from Ponce City Market in The North & Line buildin
  • Parking Details
    Private Lot
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Vegan, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Offers

  • Half off Bottles of Wine on Wednesday!

    Multiple dates available
    Wed - 5:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
    Enjoy our 1/2 off bottles of wine special every Wednesday, available for our full wine list! We feature a wide selection of new and old world wines, including certified organic, certified vegan wines and a large selection of our favorite Spanish wines.

    Half off Bottles of Wine on Wednesday! photo
  • Happy Hours

    Multiple dates available
    Mon - Fri - 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Monday To Friday 4.30 PM to 6.30 PM $5 Tapas Drinks starting at $5

    Happy Hours photo

What 618 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

618 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta Metro

    1 review

    vip
    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    While the food is great, the service the couple of times I have been here have not been good. We initially were a walk in and were told they were seating reservations first. Ok, that’s fair. I then go check reservations and there are reservations available for every time slot. I make a reservation and we got seated within 5 minutes. After being seated it took 20-25 minutes for someone to even come by and great us. Much of the staff was huddled around the bar clearly chit chatting. Over half the tables were empty with plenty of staff available, so having no one come greet us, fill waters, and take drink orders was unacceptable. The previous visit to Buena Vida was similar, it took about 20 minutes before even being greeted. It, again, was not even close to busy.
    Buena Vida Tapas BarResponded 4 days ago
    We are truly grateful for your feedback and deeply sorry for the disappointing service you encountered during your visits. It is of utmost importance to us that all our guests feel warmly welcomed and promptly attended to, and we sincerely regret that we failed to meet this expectation during your visits. Your concerns regarding the availability of our staff and the lack of attention to your table are indeed troubling, and we will take immediate steps to address this issue internally to ensure significant improvements. While we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the food, we fully recognize that exceptional service is a vital aspect of the dining experience. We genuinely hope that you will grant us another opportunity to provide you with the outstanding service you rightly deserve.

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta Metro

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 11, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    I like the live music on the patio, but it was extremely loud. My friend and I could barely hear each other
    Buena Vida Tapas BarResponded 4 days ago
    We're thrilled you enjoyed the live music on our patio! We're truly sorry to hear that it was too loud for you, though. Please know that live music is only featured once a week, and on other days, the music is not as loud. If you prefer a quieter atmosphere, we recommend trying our inside seating when we have bands or DJs performing on the patio. Your feedback is valuable to us, and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back soon. Thank you.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta Metro

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food, great service and yummy cocktails. I especially loved the vegan options. Will definitely visit again.

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  4. Maja

    Dallas

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 5, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    They need more umbrellas now that is sunny and hot outside

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  5. Tony1967

    Atlanta Metro

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food and atmosphere in a cool location. Tapas were as good, if not better, than local benchmarks in the city. Will definitely come back back into ITP for this treat!

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    West Palm Beach

    8 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on May 4, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    Food price vs. quantity was poor. Ordered steak bites that had to be sent back twice due to being raw in the middle and the third time was raw and cold.
    Buena Vida Tapas BarResponded on May 9, 2024
    We're truly sorry to hear about your experience with the steak bites. This is certainly not the standard we aim to uphold. We apologize for the inconvenience and frustration caused by the undercooked steak, especially after multiple attempts to get it right. We're sorry to hear that you felt the price versus quantity of our food was poor. We strive to serve only top-quality food and fresh ingredients, and our chefs make everything we serve fresh from scratch daily. Your feedback is crucial, and we'll address this issue with our kitchen team to ensure it doesn't happen again. We hope you'll consider giving us another chance to provide you with a better dining experience. Thank you for bringing this to our attention.

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  7. Atlfoodie

    Atlanta Metro

    101 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    101 reviews

    Dined on May 2, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was good but service varied with the wine dinner happening in the other room

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  8. DoreenS

    Atlanta Metro

    13 reviews

    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on April 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, lovely presentation. Lively vibe. Live music alternated with taped Latino music. Party atmosphere with a designated dance floor. Beautiful outdoor setting. Definitely will be back.

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 26, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Quite overpriced for what you got. Especially the drinks.

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta Metro

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Food is decent young crowd great location, right off the beltline

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  11. VanceW

    Denver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent experience! Very attentive staff.. Food came out in timely manner and it was delicious. I expected the Paella dishes to be a larger portions but the flavor/taste was great! Thanks for the hospitality off the Beltline!

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  12. OpenTable Diner

    Nashville

    1 review

    vip
    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 14, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was good but nearly everything was under salted. If this had been seasoned properly with salt it would have been outstanding. Vibe was good but hard to hear people at our table. The server was friendly and knowledgeable. however the speed of service was slow. Order taking, getting drinks and food took forever. We had one missing item from our order and the team went above and beyond to rectify it. Lots of pros, looking forward to giving another try.
    Buena Vida Tapas BarResponded on April 21, 2024
    Thank you for your feedback. We're glad you enjoyed the food, but we apologize for the lack of seasoning. Your input is noted, and we'll work on ensuring proper seasoning in the future. We're pleased you liked the vibe but apologize for the noise level. We appreciate your compliments on our friendly and knowledgeable server, though we regret the slow service. It's great to hear our team went above and beyond to rectify the missing item. We're grateful for your understanding and look forward to your next visit, where we aim to provide an even better experience.

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  13. RachelL

    Atlanta Metro

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 14, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    Our service was extremely poor: the server was not timely and lacked the etiquette of a dining experience, they were out of most of their dishes but did not inform us until later, the parking is not clearly labeled, and the bathrooms were atrocious. The restaurant has great potential was is not managed well at all.
    Buena Vida Tapas BarResponded on April 19, 2024
    We sincerely apologize for the disappointing experience you had during your visit. It's disheartening to hear about the service lapses, lack of communication regarding menu availability, unclear parking signage, and subpar restroom conditions. Providing a positive dining experience is paramount to us, and we regret that we fell short of your expectations. Your feedback is invaluable, and we're committed to addressing these issues promptly to ensure a more enjoyable experience for all our guests. Thank you for bringing these concerns to our attention, and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back for a much-improved experience.

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  14. OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta Metro

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 14, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food and ambience however our server seem to have very little interest in serving us, gave us no cutlery or napkins, we had empty drinks and had to request service multiple times, the management did however react quickly once it was brought to their attention and did everything to rectify the situation.
    Buena Vida Tapas BarResponded on April 19, 2024
    We're grateful for your positive remarks about our food and ambiance. However, we're truly sorry for the service lapses you encountered. Providing excellent service is paramount to us, and we apologize for any inconvenience caused. We're glad our management swiftly addressed the issue, and we're taking steps to prevent recurrence. We appreciate your understanding and hope to welcome you back for a smoother experience in the future.

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  15. OpenTable Diner

    St. Louis

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 7, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    We made a reservation for 10 people at 8:45. We arrived on time for our reservation and were told we would have to wait “a few minutes” for a table to be ready. We patiently waited over 30 minutes, and then the host proceeded to seat us separately at 3 different tables. There was no apology from the hostess or supervisor regarding the delay, and they in fact blamed us for “making the reservation late”. Once we were seated, the server was great and food was tasty and timely, but the initial experience was very disappointing.
    Buena Vida Tapas BarResponded on April 19, 2024
    We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience and disappointment you experienced with the handling of your reservation. Your feedback is concerning, and we're sorry for the delay and the miscommunication from our team. This falls short of the level of service we aim to provide, and we take full responsibility for the inconvenience caused. We'll address this issue internally to prevent similar occurrences in the future. We're glad to hear that once seated, your experience improved with great service and tasty food. We truly appreciate your patience and understanding, and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back for a much smoother and enjoyable dining experience.

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  16. OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta Metro

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on April 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    the service was excellent and most of the food was tasty. The fried chicken was overcooked and dry who was disappointing. Drinks took a bit too long. They are also transitioning to a qr code to pay your bill which I hate.
    Buena Vida Tapas BarResponded on April 21, 2024
    Thank you for your feedback. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed the excellent service and most of the tasty food. However, we apologize for the overcooked and dry fried chicken and the delay with your drinks. We'll address these issues with our kitchen and bar teams for improvement. We understand your frustration with the transition to a QR code, I can assure you that is not our intention to transition to QR code payment, we offer that possibility as an added service that we provide for faster checkout, however, our servers will always be available to bring you a check and process the payment regularly on our handheld devices. Your comments are valuable to us, and we hope to provide a better experience for you in the future.

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  17. Bbrock4

    Charleston

    79 reviews

    5.0

    79 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The server was excellent. Food was delicious. Perfect Easter brunch.

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  18. JMP1

    Atlanta Metro

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on March 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic Tapas - a little expensive, but the quality is very good. Excellent service too - highly recommended!

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  19. Evan

    Atlanta Metro

    8 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on March 20, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    We were excited to go to a good Tapas restaurant. The menu looks fantastic but the quality was mediocre. The service was awful. Had to prompt waiters and servers to move things along. They never asked if we wanted additional drinks, etc. Then there was the suggested default tip percentage of 25%. No tip would have been more appropriate. Will never return.
    Buena Vida Tapas BarResponded on April 19, 2024
    We're truly sorry to hear about your disappointing experience at our restaurant. It's disheartening to learn that the quality of the food and service fell short of your expectations. Providing exceptional dining experiences is our priority, and we apologize for not meeting that standard during your visit. Your feedback about the service lapses and suggested tip percentage is concerning, and we're addressing these issues internally to ensure improvements moving forward. We understand your decision not to return, but we hope you'll consider giving us another chance to provide you with the experience you deserve. Thank you for sharing your feedback with us, and we apologize once again for the shortcomings you experienced.

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  20. OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta Metro

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 17, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    Was sat near the back entrance which was very dim. Which was not the vibe for brunch. Overall the food was tasty. Service was a little slow. Even with not a lot of tables sat. But the food was tasty. Will give another try.
    Buena Vida Tapas BarResponded on April 19, 2024
    Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the tasty food, although we apologize for the dim lighting and slower service you encountered. We understand the importance of ambiance and efficient service, especially during brunch, and we're taking your feedback seriously to make improvements. We appreciate your understanding and willingness to give us another try. Please let us know if there's anything specific we can do to enhance your next visit. We look forward to the opportunity to provide you with a more enjoyable dining experience. Thank you again for your feedback.

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  21. OpenTable Diner

    Denver

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 12, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Service was just ok, food was excellent but the Paella needed more flavor
    Buena Vida Tapas BarResponded on April 19, 2024
    Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed the food, although we regret that the Paella didn't meet your expectations in terms of flavor. We appreciate your input, and we'll review your comments with our culinary team to ensure that we continue to deliver the high-quality dishes our guests expect. We're glad to hear that you found our service to be satisfactory overall, and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back for another dining experience soon. Thank you again for your feedback; it's invaluable to us as we strive to improve.

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  22. JasmineW

    Atlanta Metro

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very nice ambiance. Great gone. Even better food. The tapas will fill you up. The service was impeccable. Will be coming back!!

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  23. OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta Metro

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great for big groups! Ordered pitchers and lots of plates.

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  24. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Shane was our waiter that brought many laughs and smiles after a long day. Great food that’s seasoned to perfection.

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  25. Rattlerbred

    Atlanta Metro

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on March 3, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was good. Margarita was too spicy. The spice level wasn’t pleasant, like the cocktail was angry and had a score to settle with our tastebuds. Young man who served us was excellent.
    Buena Vida Tapas BarResponded on April 21, 2024
    Thank you for your feedback. We're glad you enjoyed the food, but we apologize for the unpleasant spiciness of the Margarita. We'll make sure to adjust the recipe to ensure a more enjoyable experience for our guests. It's great to hear that you found our server to be excellent. Your comments are appreciated, and we hope to provide a better balanced Margarita and overall experience on your next visit.

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  26. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great experience for a party of 9. Good food. Great service.

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  27. Renee

    Washington DC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 24, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    The experience was good. I do think lighting could a bit better when involving family friendly. However, for girls night out or date night it was great.

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  28. Cocoone

    Atlanta Metro

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My daughter had this on her long “bucket list” of restaurants so we decided to go on her birthday, 2/19/24. What an excellent choice! We loved it!!! The vibe and ambiance was was modern chic and kinda cozy! It was a Monday evening so the crowd was light but that was fine with us!! We enjoyed the tapas style as it allowed us to sample several different small dishes all of which were delicious!! Pricing was reasonable. Shout out to Preston!! He was the best!! He had an awesome disposition, he knew the menu, offered honest suggestions and really took care of my daughter and I all evening!! The entire staff that night was very friendly and professional. Even the server in training was great! We will definitely request Preston on our next visit. The manager also came out to ensure we were good. Gotta love that right? Especially in this day where good customer service seems to be a thing of the past!! Oh yea, they validate parking (2 hr max) so another plus! I would highly recommend Buena Vida!!

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  29. OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta Metro

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    What a great experience! Food yummy, service excellent!

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  30. Jeremy

    Atlanta Metro

    23 reviews

    4.0

    23 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was pretty good but the service and friendly atmosphere is what we loved the most.

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  31. Jenny

    Atlanta Metro

    3 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    The food was very good and the price seemed right all around. Service was strange in the beginning, but once seated, our waiter turned it around.

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  32. LaTonia

    Atlanta Metro

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Always a winner.. The food and drinks are always on point.

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  33. Rene

    Houston

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Brunch was very average. The meal was very ordinary, forgettable and something you can get at any other Atlanta brunch place. I would not return to this restaurant for brunch. Service was very good as well as the ambiance. I've had a better dinner experience at this restaurant before.
    Buena Vida Tapas BarResponded on April 19, 2024
    Thank you for sharing your honest feedback with us. We're disappointed to hear that your brunch experience did not meet your expectations and that the meal was forgettable. Providing unique and memorable dining experiences is important to us, and we apologize for falling short in this regard during your visit. We appreciate your compliments regarding the service and ambiance, and we're glad to hear that these aspects met your expectations. We understand your decision not to return for brunch, but we hope you'll consider giving us another chance to provide you with a more satisfying experience, perhaps for dinner again. We strive to continuously improve, and we're committed to ensuring that every visit to our restaurant is exceptional. Thank you again for sharing your thoughts with us.

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  34. JoeB

    Minneapolis

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was a Top 10 dining experience of my life! A group of 10 of us were here to celebrate a birthday last Saturday. We were greeted with a free shot and a personalized card for the birthday boy upon arrival. We had an amazing 2-team wait staff that was funny and informed and helpful all night… and I mean all night - we ended up staying for 3 hours! We tried nearly everything on the menu, the cauliflower and sliders were both to die for. And the mojo steak! Drinks FLOWED. Everyone raved and raved afterwards. The food and ambiance and service and drinks were all 5 stars. The price was very fair for the quality.

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  35. ckadams

    Nashville

    54 reviews

    5.0

    54 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    First time trying it. Tapas were fantastic and the cocktails were very good!

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  36. OpenTable Diner

    Fort Lauderdale

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love coming here for brunch!! Awesome food and cute vibes

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  37. EricP

    Phoenix

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    I went for the first time over the weekend and thoroughly enjoyed all of the food we ordered. Our table of 4 ordered 8 different tapas and each was delicious. The fig and goat cheese salad would be great for someone looking for their own meal that is accompanied with a tapas plate or two. For dessert, we enjoyed the Churros and will definitely go back. My biggest complain is the music is very loud. One of the reviews said to request the room in the front but when I stepped inside, it was just as noisy as the main part of the restaurant. Why can't the music be a loungy vibe instead of making me feel like I am in a dance club? The music is there for background ambiance, not to dominate the room. Most people are there to enjoy great food and conversation. but the ladies in our group both said it was very loud! Please turn the volume down or alter the music selection!

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  38. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 21, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 5
    The music selection was very irrelevant to the ambiance and the food culture. The food is Spanish tapas, the atmosphere is modern, but the music was very loud Latino regggatone. No one was dancing! They should find an energetic, quality European playlist. Just saying!
    Buena Vida Tapas BarResponded on April 19, 2024
    Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We apologize for the mismatch in music selection during your visit. Creating the right ambiance, including music, is crucial to enhancing our guests' dining experience, and we regret that it did not align with the atmosphere and cuisine style of our restaurant during your visit. Your suggestion for an energetic, quality European playlist is appreciated, and we'll certainly take it into consideration to improve the overall ambiance for our guests. We're grateful for your input, and we hope to have the opportunity to provide you with a more enjoyable dining experience in the future. Thank you for bringing this to our attention.

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  39. OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta Metro

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was delicious! Will visit again and hopefully when it’s warmer to take advantage of the patio. Food came out quickly, however drink service was a bit slow. Waters were always filled quickly tho!

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  40. OpenTable Diner

    Wilmington

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    So glad that we have found this gem in Atlanta. We are here for business and went out to dinner last night. The Brussels Sprouts were fantastic and all other dishes had us crave for more too. Definitely leave room for desert!

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You can order delivery directly from Buena Vida Tapas Bar using the Order Online button. Buena Vida Tapas Bar also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Buena Vida Tapas Bar also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (404) 948-2312.

Buena Vida Tapas Bar is rated 4.5 stars by 618 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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2 people

7:00 p.m.


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385 N Angier Ave NE Suite 100, Atlanta, GA 30308

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Additional information

  • Cross Street
    Off North Ave across from Ponce City Market in The North & Line buildin
  • Neighbourhood
    Old Fourth Ward
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon, Tue 11:30 am–9:00 pm Wed, Thu 11:30 am–10:00 pm Fri 11:30 am–11:00 pm Sat 11:00 am–11:00 pm Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates, Latin / Spanish
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    Private Lot
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Cash not accepted, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Owned/operated by
    Latinx or Hispanic, LGBTQ
  • Executive Chef
    Jaime Guzman
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Vegan, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (404) 948-2312
  • Private party facilities
    Our upstairs Park View Room overlooks Historic Fourth Ward Park is available for private events. It accommodates up to 25 people. We also have other options for the partial or full building buy-outs, including our patio, lounge area, and more.
  • Private party contact
    Lauren Finn: (404) 948-2312
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