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“Consistent Taste Explosions!!! Great Wines!”
Review of barbrix

barbrix
Ranked #928 of 10,090 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Price range: $6 - $50
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Description: Nestled in a crest of the Silver Lake hills, and set in a 1940s era house, barbrix offers a distinctive “home-away-from-home” atmosphere in a charming urban setting with both indoor and outdoor patio seating, a sleek, square seating-on-all-sides bar, bustling dining room and a back bar with kitchen/chef's counter seating.
Los Angeles
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Consistent Taste Explosions!!! Great Wines!”
Reviewed January 30, 2012

My husband and I recently went to Barbrix for the first time on a "date." We arrived on the earlier side of the evening and sat at the bar. First, our bartender was fantastic. Just outstanding. I wish I got her name. All of her recommendations were spot on (she was as good a sommelier as they come). The food was out of this world. We decided to eat tapas style and just share a number of plates. I highly recommend it - we shared in all of the different flavors and it was fun. We started with the crostini appetizer (three different flavors). Moved on to the octopus salad and polenta with mushrooms. Then a cheese course. And finally their pasta entree. Oh and we also shared their doughnut/ice cream desert. Nothing lacked for flavor or presentation. We tried several different wines through the evening, which were heavenly but obviously made up the majority of our bill.

Two notes... the plates are small portions. We filled up quickly (the copious amounts of wine didn't hurt) but just be aware. Also the restaurant gets very loud as the night progresses so it may not be as intimate at 8:30 if that is what you are looking for (but since we were at the bar away from people, we didn't have that issue).

  • Visited January 2012
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Colorado
Level 6 Contributor
111 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“The food is delicious (small size) but the service....”
Reviewed December 6, 2011

We took our friend here for some tapas. One of my friend said that she had a explosion of flavors, overall a great time.

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