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Bru Grill & Market

23730 El Toro Rd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-4711
949-305-5757
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Ranked #6 of 174 Restaurants in Lake Forest
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Rockfield
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English first
Compton, California
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Rang the New Year here for the 2nd time. Last year, I feel that we got more for our money. This past experience, they had forgotten about the Goody Bag we were supposed to all get. Also, the lights were turned on my 12:30 a.m. It was those little things that made me give it a score of 4 versus... More 

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Pomona, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Can't beat the home-like atmosphere in this upscale bar-lounge with great happy hour prices. Came in from out of state with computer looking for hookup. Turned away at nearby restaurant but here, the host, sporting an elegant mustache, greeted me like an old friend, welcomed my work ethic, found me a plug, got me a chair that fit the low... More 

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Lancashire
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63 reviews 63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We visited early evening whilst on holiday with family who live in the area. My initial reaction, when told we were going to a bar was a lack of enthusiasm. However, on arrival I realised we were in for an experience. We were in the bar area rather than the restaurant. We had a round of taster beers (from a... More 

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los angeles
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I had only been here for happy hours, which is really nice. My husband and I couldn't find a place at Spectrum without a long wait so we decided to try this place out for dinner. I have to say we were very pleasantly surprised. We loved our meals and the mac n cheese is awesome!! I had some beer... More 

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

Food and service was okay and atmosphere was nice but I thought it was a bit pricey. Nothing stood out for the price we paid.

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Irvine, California
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175 reviews 175 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Sunday Happy Hour until 7:00 p.m. is a good deal. They had at least six IPA's on their beer list, a couple of which were local. /We had the fig and arugula and speck and bru flatbreads. Both were generous, served piping hot, and very tasty. A bit chewy but a good value at $7 each. Service was friendly and... More 

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Lake Forest, CA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We usually go for Happy Hour, because this place is expensive. They have a nice selection of Happy Hour appetizers, that can add up to make a great meal for two. The servers are friendly, but service is very slow and understaffed. The restaurant is packed everytime we go in there, which is a testimony to the excellent food..

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Lake Forest, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Bru is our local watering hole for my friends and myself. We go for the beer and wine selections, they have around 30 beers on tap, also several great wine to choose from the wine store or by the glass. I think the corkage fee is around $10. You have to get there early to get a seat during... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Not very impressed by this location. Food is overpriced, drinks are overpriced and it is a very noisy restaurant.

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Orange County, CA
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I loved just about everything about this place. We went on a Saturday evening. The food was excellent! My wife had the flat iron steak and I had the prime rib. The beer was excellent! We each got a flight of 6 beers of our choice. There were SO many beers on the menu that we wanted to make sure... More 

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Additional Information about Bru Grill & Market

Address: 23730 El Toro Rd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-4711
Phone Number: 949-305-5757
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Lake Forest
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American

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