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The Black Trumpet

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18344 Beach Blvd, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-1311
+1 714-842-1122
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (33 reviews)
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Mediterranean, International, Spanish, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
18344 Beach Blvd, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-1311
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had not seen my friends Alec and Alicia in months. It took some time, but we finally were able to meet. I had never been to the Black Trumpet before, but I like tapas and small dishes in general. With only three people we were...More

Thank John K
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Met an old friend of mine and his wife for dinner there. Drove down from Marina del Rey (60 mins) but worth the drive! Really affordable, loud, vibrant, colorful and fun.

Thank dpjHawaii
Reviewed March 17, 2017

I had a business dinner here with 5 people. Although I loved the cozy atmosphere, it was really difficult to hear everyone at the table even though we were only a few feet apart. We ordered several bottles of wine and lots of tapas and...More

Thank MN_Traveler_3333
Reviewed March 11, 2017

This place is small and packed most evenings. The bar is positioned around the kitchen so you can watch your food being cooked. They serve small plates, salads and pasta. There are daily specials and their sangria is great. The manager welcomes the local patrons...More

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed February 8, 2017

So glad we stumbled upon this place. The restaurant itself is cozy. Service-excellent. But I really liked the menu. Everything we tried was delicious. We ended up with the Brussels sprouts for appetizers as it was highly recommended by friends. The selection of salads was...More

Thank Vicky P
Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

I have since moved from HB, but miss this cute little place with delicious small plates and good wine selection. Small and intimate, but nicely decorated. It's fun to be able to watch them prepare the food in front of you if you sit at...More

1  Thank Krista B
Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Very small place but great tapas to share for lunch but do book especially if you go after 5 pm as you may not get in Owned by the same owner as Capones on beach at Adams same great freshly base hot bread Friendly service...More

Thank DeniseLock
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

great menu and excellent food but expensive by the time you order few played. I have to keep it for special occasions.

Thank Howaida T
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Sit at the bar for the full experience. Great menu items are made for sharing and a great staff that is eager to please.

Thank brent8213
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Love this place! It's quaint and cozy and atmosphere is like being on vacation somewhere exotic. Don't let the strip mall location fool you - it's just as good as any upscale downtown establishment and has the best food to boot! Tapas are great -...More

Thank T747
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18344 Beach Blvd, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-1311
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Huntington Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 714-842-1122