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Brava

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Wine Bar, Bar, Pizza, Spanish, Pub
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27 Housatonic St, Lenox, MA 01240-2596
413 637 9171
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5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Massachusetts, United States
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Only open evenings but stays open late. A smallish place with different and interesting tappas and salads, local beer and extensive wine list. Everything we had was good. People were very helpful and friendly, we did not feel pressured to make quick choices. The place was full and consequently quite loud but everyone was there to have a good meal... More 

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Thank Barbaa G
Lenox, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After going to Shakespeare and Company, this was the only place we found open and serving food at this late hour. Small and crowded, we finally found a place at the bar. Great selection of beers, pleasant tasting house wines are served to you. We shared their house salad, and several tappas as well as one of their individual sized... More 

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Thank DaveS1942
Boston, Massachusetts
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117 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is possibly the best tapas restaurant ever. It is certainly one of the tastiest restaurants we've ever been to. Small, yes. Great and amiable, unobtrusive service, yes. It accommodates about 30 including 10-12 at the bar. No reservations but the wait is worth it unless you are lucky like we were and arrived just as a foursome was departing... More 

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Cambridge
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61 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb food served informally in a wine bar setting. Unfortunately, it's so popular that there is almost always a wait, and sometimes just not worth the effort because the line is so long. But nice food, wine, and beer.

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Thank CharlieW338
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small but fun place with good food and a great wine and beer selection. Worth waiting for a space. Not for those who want privacy but that is part of the fun. Truly the best pizza I ever had and I really like pizza.

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Thank jimijoy
Oradell, New Jersey
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100 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small space but attentive service allows guests to relax. It is a real wine bar with an extensive beer collection and delicious food. Mostly small plates but if you are hungry you can order enough to satisfy yourself. Some tables are covered with plates as guests pick among the choices. And the cheeses, pates and charcuterie - to die... More 

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Thank Christine F
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't get to try the food because kitchen was already closed but it smelled delicious! The place is small and it can get very packed but it's worth it. They have a huge variety of beers and wine.

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Thank Lorena B
Gatineau, Canada
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We discovered this place on a recent cycling trop to the Berkshires and enjoyed our meal and the service and the atmosphere so much, we returned the following evening. The pizzas were fantastic, we really enjoyed the creative salads, the appetizer plates and the drinks and wine list. We sat at a table the first night and at the bar... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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139 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here on the basis of Tripadvisor reviews, and it was a great choice. We didn't have reservations, and we like to eat late, and made it in here to get the last table. They have a great drinks menu, excellent choices for cocktails, open wines or draft beers, and the menu selection is both varied and exciting, we tried... More 

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Thank Bertha_Venation
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

had a wonderful dinner at the bar...especially loved the sauteed swiss chard and the shrimp. Lots of wine by the glass at reasonable prices for a good pour. Would certainly return!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $25
Cuisine
Wine Bar, Bar, Pizza, Spanish, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Housatonic St, Lenox, MA 01240-2596
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Lenox
  • Phone Number: 413 637 9171

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