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La Bodega Gourmet


is a small piece  of Spain located in Bee Cave. Owned and managed by Chef Eric Paz, we offer a different culinary experience bringing to the area an exotic taste of Paella,  imported cheeses,  wines from Spain, Portugal & Argentina, we also carry our own brand of organic coffee from Colombia, Guatemala & Mexico, infused oils, jellys and a rare selection of spanish food, including cookware to make traditional Paella.

We have a great dinner and Tapas take out menu and we cook Paella every day for you to enjoy with family and friends.

About The Chef

Eric Paz




Originally born in Panama, with Spanish blood and an incredible enthusiasm for rice and cooking.

Chef Eric has more than 27 years experience making traditional Paella.

A private chef and entrepreneur, Chef Eric lives in Austin, Texas, "La meca de la buen comida", and is the three-time winner of Austin's Paella Cook off with his team "Los Piratas del Sabor" in 2008,2009 & 2012.

As a devoted chef he has experience developing new recipes, several products and a food writer & critic.

“The Creator of Paella Mix, the most revolutionary and authentic spanish rice making the process to cook Paella easy and fun every time”.

Dinner's Menu

Wednesday to Saturday From 5PM to 9PM
Make Reservation at 512-263-8844


Authentic Spanish Tapas
Pan y Aceite
bread & oil, delicious Catalan bread with garlic infused olive oil

House Olives
Spanish olives marinated in sherry vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, salt & fresh crack pepper

Empanadas (2)
made with ground beef, olives & raisins, family recipe!

Spanish Tortilla
traditional Spanish potato omelet with onions, served with house pimiento alioli

Sausage Pinxos (2)
sausage skewers served over Catalan bread with chimichurri sauce on top

baked Spanish meatballs with saffron sauce

Latas (cans - your choice)
Spanish anchovies, mussels, tuna or sardines served with Catalan bread

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Main Course

*served with choice of rice, vegetable or house salad
House Salad
fresh greens, cucumbers, tomatoes, vainilla vinaigrette & manchego cheese

Cheese & Salad
baked valdeon blue cheese croutons & house salad

Paella of the day
daily Chef choice

Lamb Chops
roasted & prepared with garlic confit

Cornish Hens
half hen roasted basque style with olive oil, fresh vegetables, white wine & garlic

Shrimp Creole
Canarias style, made with peppers, tomatoes, garlic & spices

Tuna Chimichurri
pan seared served with our house chimichurri

Mar y Tierra
surf & turf, pan seared scallops served with roasted lamb chops

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Cheese & Ham

3 oz. of select cheese Catalan bread & house jelly
Manchego (Spain)
firm, sheep $6.00

Ossau Iraty (France)
semi-soft, sheep $7.00

L'Amuse Gouda (Swiss)
hard, cow $7.00

Oriol de Montbru (Swiss)
semi-soft, buffalo $7.00

Sternshnuppe (Germany)
firm, raw cow $8.00

Valdeon Blue (Spain)
blue, cow-goat $6.00

Dunbarton (USA)
hard blue, raw cow $7.00

Spanish Serrano Ham
2 0z. $8.00

Spanish Ham & Cheese
serrano & manchego cheese $15.00

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House Sangria $6.00

Wine by glass $6.00

Spanish Beer $5.00

Water $2.00

Sodas $3.00

Texas Brew Iced Tea $3.00

Coffee $3.00

Cappuccino $4.00

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Alfajores (2)
shortbread cookies with "dulce de leche" 

Crema Catalana
cream brulee

Bread Pudding
made traditional with golden raisins and served with vanilla ice cream & house butterscotch sauce

Torta de Santiago
almond cake with splash of lemon liquor

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Lunch Menu


Monday to Saturday 11am-2pm


Tapas Catering & Take Out

Available any day of the week, please order ahead of time

Tapas Prices

Spanish beef empanadas

$15.00 /dz

Spanish Tortilla, traditional or w/asparagus, (Spanish potato omelette)


Moroccan Chicken Bruschette (Pinchos Morunos)


Chicken in lemon & garlic sauce


Albondigas in saffron sauce


Mussels with white wine in garlic sauce


Marinated olives, cheese & mushrooms (1/2 Pound)


Serrano Ham & manchego plate

$25.00/Medium, $50.00/Large

Smoke Salmon w/ 3 cheeses tray

$25.00/Medium, $50.00/Large

Spanish Chorizo w/white wine


Chicken livers w/sherry


Chicken livers paté & Sherry (1/4 Pound)


Garlic bread



Paella Menu

Paella Styles Available for Catering any day of the week, Please order ahead of time, minimum 4 orders.

Paella Valencia
(made with Shrimp, Pork & Chicken)
$15.00 p/person
Paella Montañeza
(made with Pork, Sausage & Mushrooms)
$15.00 p/person
Paella Marinera
(Shrimps & Clams)
$15.00 p/person
Vegetarian Pella
(made with zucchini, mushrooms artichokes & carrots)
$15.00 p/person
Chicken & Chorizo Paella
(Chicken & Spanish chorizo)
$15.00 p/person
Black Paella
(made with Squid Ink Stock)
$18.00 p/person
Seafood Paella
(Shrimp, squid & Mussels)
$18.00 p/person