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Bacaro LA

Central L.A
Spanish, Wine Bar
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2308 S Union Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90007-1843
213 748 7205
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Phoenix, Arizona
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175 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

We attended an event at the panorama and were looking for a nice place to get a bite afterwards. I am so glad that this was just across the street. We shared four plates that were super delicious. I love the atmosphere and some of the unique programs such as the open bar for $20 for 90 minutes. The staff... More 

Thank pcmasuedu
Los Angeles, California
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

Was sadly disappointed by this place. Came for DineLA restaurant week and the menu looked great. Had rave reviews from coworkers and as the only DineLA menu with an open bar, we were excited. This bar is in a crappy location and doesn't fit with its surroundings at all. I wouldn't come back based on the area alone. The space... More 

Thank jbarotspencer
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This place started off as a tiny place but has since grown a little bit. Still small and intimate, this place offers different but not pretentious food at a decent value. It's frequented by USC students, but they have a good mix of people. Parking is hard to find at times, but worth a short walk if you do park... More 

Thank Eddie V
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553 reviews
323 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 377 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

This is not for "adults" but more of the classic college drinking establishment and looks nothing like the picture on tripadvisor. Very cave like with large bench tables of students and a few smaller tables. Cheap sangria $14 pitcher. Food is Spanish inspired ( although they say ciccetti) but not memorable and plates can be very small. We had 6... More 

Thank Gemma'smum
orange, ca
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78 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Was looking for breakfast near USC, and wanted to try something different in the area. It was Sunday, so nothing better than brunch on a Sunday. Logistically it is pretty tough to park so either share a rider over, or plan to park several blocks away. A sorority booked the big table, so the only thing left were side seats... More 

Thank fmationg
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

Had to wait soo long on a Tuesday night approx 1.5hours to get seated. The servers messed up the orders as well so we got some free food. Extremely expensive for very small portions of food. The in house sangria is great! They should expand to cater to the vast population of USC.

Thank Kingissu
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115 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Bacaro is one of my favorite restaurants around the USC area. It's a great place to come with some friends. I like the atmosphere, their prices are amazing (especially during happy hour), and the food is delicious. They serve tapas-style dishes which are $7 each if you get 3, or $5 each during happy hour. One of my favorites is... More 

Thank Linnea R
Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I eat/drink here with friends all the time. Almost on the food on the menu is great, especially the grilled chicken breast. They've also recently opened up for brunch. Yummy food and great prices on drinks. The $20 all-you-drink deal is awesome.

Thank Myles H
New York City, New York
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88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

Tasty dishes but not brilliant and unless you hit a special price it is not reasonable Wine offerings are unusual but the bartender is very stingy Atmosphere dorm room special

Thank debralynn108
Los Angeles, California, USA
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great atmosphere, friendly staff and great small plates! Definitely a must! I highly recommend the chicken plate and the caprese salad!

Thank Jaime S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
Spanish, Wine Bar
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2308 S Union Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90007-1843
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighborhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: 213 748 7205

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