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“Bar Pitxo - Different to any style of tapas I have tried - but very good and great value!”
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Bar Pintxo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $35
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: Santa Monica
Description: Bar Pintxo is an authentic Spanish tapas bar in Santa Monica providing a unique combination of outstanding food and drinks in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Our exclusively Spanish wine and beer list represents wines from every region in Spain, comprised of small and traditional family-owned wineries throughout the Spanish wine regions. Many are offered exclusively to Bar Pintxo, including an assortment of Temperinillo, Cava and Txakolina to enjoy with your meal, or for purchase. We have created a sophisticated space with a relaxed and warm feel, an old world ambiance with modern touches that transports you to Spain when you walk through our door. Remember to check out our retail store, which offers Spanish Jamons, Cheese, Olives and other Spanish foods and wine, so you can create your own Spanish experience at home!
Reviewed December 27, 2010

My husband and I headed into Bar Pintxo on a cold November night, tired of the typical American fare we had consumed for 7 days during our stay in LA. It was a delightful experience! Yes, it is small but the service was great and the food was a welcome relief; it felt like a relatively healthy option. We were there on paella night and it was delicious. We found it a cheaper option than anywhere else we had frequented - $63 for a selection of 6 tapas and a plate of paella plus some drinks (excluding tax and tip). The sangria wasn't to my liking but the wine the waitress suggested was very nice. I will say that this style of tapas was different to what we get in Australia (and 10 times better). The ambiance was warm and cosy. I read some of the other not so great reviews but in all honesty, this was one of the better meals we had while in Santa Monica. Give it a try!

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Reviewed May 16, 2010

My boyfriend and I ate here for his birthday and it was wonderful. The server suggested wine that was fabulous and quite inexpensive. The food was top notch and perfectly seasoned, as well as described accurately on the menu or, as the specials were described, by the server. The restaurant is very small and the tables cramped together, but it creates a very quaint ambiance. I saw that others criticized the prices, but after eating tapas in other places, I found the prices to be relatively inexpensive. We ordered 5 tapas and a "cuarto" of wine and the tab was only $40 - and well worth every penny!!

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Reviewed August 9, 2008

Great wine, great service and unbelievable food! Our favorite place!!

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Reviewed December 21, 2007

spanish style tapas are great but incredibly expensive and very clumsy to eat. I would go across the street to Robata Bar instead.

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