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Bru Grill & Market

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23730 El Toro Rd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-4711 (Rockfield)
949-305-5757
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 44
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  • 38
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 6
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Happy Hour

For Happy Hour, we sat in their limited outside terrace on stools. Inside the restaurant it was too noisy. Great selection of food and drinks for happy hour and great service. Will definitely return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Denise B
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Lake Forest, California
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Lake Forest, California
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168 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

For Happy Hour, we sat in their limited outside terrace on stools. Inside the restaurant it was too noisy. Great selection of food and drinks for happy hour and great service. Will definitely return.

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Newport Beach
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

The food is....pretty good. I feel like the kitchen is trying to copy Banderas but is only at a Salt Creek Grille ability (ono was mis-cooked, chicken a little tough, burger not quite medium). That stated, they do seem to try to get it right. And the wait staff, while young, does try too. The wine prices are fantastic for... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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179 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We love to come to Bru for a Girls Night Out. Plenty of good hearty food options and wines to choose from. We love the flatbread pizzas and sliders.

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Carlsbad, California
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170 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

It was fantastic. I had the prime rib and it was delicious. My husband had the Salmon, he said it was good, but he liked my prime rib better.

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Aptos
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

The food was excellent, the whiskey flour less cake was amazing. Go during happy hour, a great value.

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Vancouver, Canada
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We were there for an Engagement Celebration. It was a Brunch and we were on the lovely patio.We were making choices off a menu specifically for our group.Our servers were very attentive to all of us.I ordered and thoroughly enjoyed the Monte Cristo Sandwich which was delicious and very filling. I loved the fresh orange juice with the Champagne that... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Hmmm. While I absolutely hate to leave any negative comments, this was not the best experience. We had a fairly large party: 8, with two children and a teen. Our orders were pretty straight forward, but we did have two exception requests. Leave off blue cheese and put caviar on the side. The blue cheese was all over the salad,... More 

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Aliso Viejo, California
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Came here for the first time for a late lunch the other day with my husband and we both liked the look and atmosphere of this place but the food did not stand up to the rest of the restaurant. We both had the burger, frie and beer combo- i got pone beer and it was horrible so they switched... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I had lunch with a friend--It was pleasantly quiet enough so we could talk. Nice atmosphere and decor Super soup

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Long Beach, California
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I've been to Bru once before for brunch and it was pretty good, so I tried to plan a Corporate event since we had some out-of-towners coming in and I wanted to allow them to try a place they couldn't have back home. Here's what happened. Called Bru on Monday to make our large party reservation for next month. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 23730 El Toro Rd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-4711
    (Rockfield)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Lake Forest
  • Phone Number: 949-305-5757

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
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

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?