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“Small plates. Big hit”
Review of Commonwealth

Commonwealth
Ranked #11 of 432 Restaurants in Burbank
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Wine Bar
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed May 6, 2014

We've visited this tiny yet classy restaurant twice and weren't disappointed. Tried seven different plates and found them outstanding. The folks who run Commonwealth definitely know their stuff. Service matched the food. Recommended this gem to others who were equally impressed. Some pretty decent eateries in this city but only Granville raised the bar when it came to town. This place moves it higher. Because of the limited seating, reservations strongly recommended.

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Reviewed May 6, 2014

Tiny restaurant featuring small plates, in Burbank, worthy of NYC or LA. Chicago foodies went expecting average and left raving about the innovative, but down to earth 5-Star tasting food. We brought our own wine and paid the $18 corkage and then bought a wonderful bottle too--for four of us. Our daughter and son-in-law who live in Burbank are taking everyone they know there, and ALL have the same opinion--BEST! Do not walk--run to this restaurant--but be sure to have reservations! Can't wait to go back!

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Reviewed April 27, 2014

Wow! It's hard to know where to start, the service, the food,the funky Hipster feel. this place is the real deal. Is it small, is it loud? Yes, but what great service and wonderful food. The Server was very helpful and informitive, right down to pouring a sample of a wine we were interested in, but had never tired. Our meal started wit oysters and was filled with great small plates, that let us share and compare. Every item was excellent and the presesntation was perfect. The butterscotch pudding and Cake capped the evening. You will need a reservation. This is easily the best foodie place in Burbank.

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Thank NoHoMike
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Reviewed April 21, 2014

In all fairness, the food is good, as was the service up until it all went downhill. We were celebrating a birthday. A member of our party arrived late...an hour and twenty minutes into our meal due to having to work late. We were NOT holding up the table without ordering any food, in fact we ordered wine and tons of food the entire time we were there to the tune of over $220 dollars. We would have racked up an even larger bill had we not been made to feel so unwelcome. A few minutes after our tardy dinner guest arrived the server came over and told us they only allot a two hour window per reservation and that we may have to leave. That really rubbed everyone in the party the wrong way and ruined our friend's birthday celebration. Final nail in the coffin is they charged a corkage fee of $18 dollars which would have been fine but they do not have decanters which I would expect as part of the service. We will not be returning and have told all of our friends and coworkers about our bad experience here.

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2  Thank Michelle K
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Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

Thank you Peter and Kevin for finally bringing a little cuisine to Burbank. You are a very welcome newcomer to, what was, a very tired food town.
Big hit for us was the octopus with the Brussels sprouts. It was definitely the standout, and the butterscotch pudding was a really fun big finish.

Thank Jimmy C
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