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18344 Beach Blvd, Huntington Beach, CA 92646
(714) 842-1122
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Eclectic, Fusion
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Fountain Valley, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

It's not surprising we loved The Black Trumpet when 2 of our fave HB places are Capone's and Mona Lisa, which are owned by the same chef! This little place is a little different in that it's mostly tapas or appetizer dishes. Which is a great way to taste a lot of different dishes and have fun doing it! We... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Love this place! Can't believe I had never heard of it before. Stuck in a strip mall with not much else happening. My first visit was a real treat. Got to eat at bar and talk with chefs tasting all the many different tapas and tastes. The beer battered asparagus is to die for as is their version of Mac... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I'm Spanish, & we love tapas, little dishes to share wIth one another & enjoy conversation whilst sharing dishes. It's seemed like when the main entree comes out, that everyone is focused on their dish, lost contact w/their guests, @ Black Trumpet, you can avoid that & continue to engage, enjoy & order more food to share, enjoy & have... More 

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Anaheim, California
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98 reviews 98 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Wanted to try someplace new in the area. Found Black Trumpet on a search. Got there on a Friday night about 7- since rather small venue had to wait about 30-40 mins, but WELL worth the wait. Got seated at the "bar" where you can watch them prepare your food. Everything appears to be freshly made and the waitresses are... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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99 reviews 99 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Choose from 28 Tappas (and don;t forget the Greek Burger on the other side of the menu). We keep trying different items. Yes some are better than others; some are good; some are great. This is the only Tappas place in Orange County that is open for lunch. And the service at lunch is outstanding.

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Mombasa, Kenya
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136 reviews 136 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

A quaint small bistro serving Mediterranean food and tapas. Seating is very tight. Service is okay but slow. Tapas menu is good. Great variety. Only serves beers and wines for alcoholic drinks. Food is very good. No reservations accepted! !! And closes early in the evenings.

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

After driving by The Black Trumpet hundreds of times I finally decided to try it out. It is now my favorite restaurant in Huntington Beach and possibly all of Southern California. Excellent food, excellent service, cool atmosphere, fair prices. The only slight drawback is that they do not take reservations and so plan to wait, but there is a nice... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Heard lot of good things about this restaurant, so we gave it a try. Go early, because this small place fills up fast! The lamb shank with the fig sauce was out of this world! The small plate of beef wellington was so yummy too. Located in a very unassuming strip mall. Can't wait to return!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

What a cool restaurant! It's a bit on the small side but, that also translates to intimate. I love the intimacy versus feeling like you're sitting in a huge room with tons of people around. And the serve staff.....they're awesome!! They're friendly, accomodating, and just the best. The restaurant has a variety of tapas style menu items and 3 specials... More 

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Huntington Beach, California, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Small, you will be seated at close proximity to others.Can get loud but never bothers me. Looks like the best seats would be at the bar area that places you viewing the chefs as they prepare food. I have yet to sit here as they are always taken. The food is very good (check out their menu online) keep in... More 

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Address: 18344 Beach Blvd, Huntington Beach, CA 92646
Phone Number: (714) 842-1122
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Huntington Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Eclectic, Fusion

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