Bar Verde – Nordstrom at the Grove

4.6
177 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Our full-service restaurant and bar features the freshest local ingredients we can find. From starters and salads to entrées and desserts, the expertly crafted menu has a seasonal focus. The full bar offers wine, specialty cocktails and beer, along with a selection of small plates.

Bar Verde is located on the 2nd floor overlooking the illustrious Grove at the historic Farmers Market in the heart of West Hollywood, California.

Sunset Hour is the time to be at Nordstrom’s Bar Verde. Held Monday through Friday from 4pm to 6:30pm, it’s the time to enjoy specialty appetizers priced at $5 along with $4 beers & $5 wines. Must-have small bites include Pimiento Cheese Dip served with Tuscan grilled bread and Tomato Braised Meatballs with chili infused tomato sauce.
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OT
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Hidden gem in The Grove! Great service, food and views!

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T
Los Angeles
122 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My favorite everyday or wind down from a tough week place. Food is great, service outstanding, good value for money

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j
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good value pretty cafe good service and food
I would recommend and return

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L
Los Angeles
25 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the best spots in central L A. Nice and quiet with a fun view of the Grove; excellent food, great desserts, attentive servers who let you talk as long as you want without making a fuss.

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DD
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The staff was on their game, but they couldn't help it that families with really loud and unhappy children were everywhere. That was the only disappointing part of our experience. The hostess was great our server was great and the food was very good. I definitely recommend the beef bourguignon, I literally kept making Mmmm noises while eating it. The burger was ok but the aioli was a great accompaniment. The chocolate cake was good, but the bread pudding was really good.

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T
Los Angeles
123 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Food and server were good, is usually!

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KF
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Stay away. It's not good, you won't like it. Leave more space for me cause I like it. :)

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KS
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I like this Bar Verde compared to the one at the Americana and the Westfield Century City. And our server Robyn was awesome!

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S
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

They don’t let service dogs on patio anymore. Restaurant ambience is bad without the patio.

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S
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 2

Our service was terrible and the food was ok. We waited about close to an hour after ordering to receive our food and our waiter could care less. He was inattentive and unapologetic. His excuse was "It takes long to make the burgers." Really? When you order before several new guests get seated and receive your food after they do. Hmm. Will not be returning.

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H
Los Angeles
24 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Its our annual event for the holidays. Dinner above the lights at the Groove. Service is always great.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food small plates, Brussels sprouts, pizza, borata, tacos....delicious and great view of the Christmas tree lite up.

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JH
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 5

For what was not a crowded night, with plenty of empty tables ... the service was painfully slow. Just getting silverware took 15 minutes, forget drink refills, or catching the waiter for something additional like a dessert menu. The best part of the night was bonding with the other guest at tables around us regarding the shared experience of being ignored by the restaurant staff.
Which truly is a shame because the night was beautiful and everyone was in a festive mood until the realization of being abandoned by the servers turned the night into group frustration.

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OT
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

Nothing wrong with the service. I used to eat here all the time. Menu has changed and quality of food has gone down. Shame.

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C
Las Vegas
24 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Bar Verde at the Grove is a fun place to eat. They have a decent size menu and the service was excellent (from front desk to waiters to busboys). Nice indoor or outdoor seating and great location at the top of Nordstroms at the Grove.

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AF
New England
3 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Bar Verde had very pretty views of the Christmas Tree and lights. We enjoyed happy hour drink specials and some delicious appetizers! I would definitely come back.

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SH
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Bar Verde always delivers! Great service, pasta and dessert. Always my go-to before or after a movie.

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T
Los Angeles
123 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

One of our go to spots at the Grove. Consistent service and great food choices!

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OT
Hawaii
9 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and staff.

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JG
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good menu, great people watching, excellent service and both kid/dog friendly!

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BI
Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Hostess reception was great.

Very nice for a casual business lunch. Outside terrace very nice.

Service was adequate- nothing bad but nothing more.

Food was good.

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c
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 2

The food had no taste, it was not worth the price

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L
Los Angeles
26 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 4

It was a perfect spot to both dine and talk with a good friend who lives in Milan, and who comes into L. A. two or three times a year. It was so easy - food was tasty - but perhaps above all, it was QUIET.

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BH
Dallas
6 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great selections and chef suggestions for the season! Portion size is perfect!

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m
Los Angeles
33 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 1ambience 3

Slow service and very inattentive
Food was lukewarm
Disappointing
Especially for the price!

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JT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Always great! I eat every bite - ate every bite, rare for me.

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T
Los Angeles
123 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

It’s our go-to place for a Friday night after work! Great food, excellent service and people-watching of the Grove passersby!

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CR
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 18, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I enjoyed a delicious lunch with my granddaughter. The server was very attentive,
but not too! Our meals were enjoyed by both of us. We have been to Bar Verde in
the past and will certainly come again.

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T
Los Angeles
123 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Always a good place for drinks and small plates!

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CC
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great quality and awesome service.

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OT
Richmond
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 3

Terrible food for the second time!

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 3, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

I love to sit out on the balcony on a nice day. If sunny, place me under the umbrella please. Lol. We enjoyed our outing with cocktails and lunch to end our shopping at the grove. Our waiter was pleasant and knowledgeable. The young lady who ran our order didn’t really care to acknowledge us. Just a drop off the food and go. Even after saying thank you it was just like a blank stare. No big deal but we noticed she didn’t care too much for our table. Whatevs. =) Our waiter made up for it, he was great! I genuinely enjoy coming here though.

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H
Los Angeles
24 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful way to experience the grove without the crowds. Priced perfectly for a memorable family dinner.

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S
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I've been to this particular restaurant many times, and the Grove branch never seems to let me down. The food is great, the ambience is classy, beautiful, yet comforting, and the staff are just so phenomenal. I have never met anyone who seemed rude at Bar Verde. Will definitely be back here for years to come!

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everybody was super nice, we asked for a table in the balcony and got a great table... larger than our 3 person need, but still they gave it to us... so nice.

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OT
Los Angeles
61 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Love coming here overlooking The Grove, yet quiet enough for conversation and a light bite.

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BB
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2017
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Lovely terrace table outside you could see large area
I felt menu was limited and with lots of spicy choices. The BLTclub very good.
We had a great waitress and service went smoothly

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SW
Los Angeles
19 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a great early dinner at Bar Verde. Food was terrific, service from server, Nicole, was terrific; and sitting in the bar area we comfortably watched a very exciting World Series game. All good!!!
The dinner was great and the desserts were amazing!!

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OT
Los Angeles
246 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Ah that ever changing menu -- makes me so nervous! The changes are always creative, interesting, and yummy, though, so... New item, Pan Roasted Chicken, was extremely tasty, though I found the fregola sarda (pasta beads) accompaniment a bit uninteresting. My dining partner had the tried and true Calamari, and the Chicken Tacos, both of which seemed even more delicious than usual. Service always delightful and personable.

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A
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2017
Overall 4food 2service 5ambience 5

Maybe only go if you’re starving and have very little time... but don’t go for a great meal and a great lunch/dinner experience. It’s hard for me to leave a review that will help someone decide on whether or not they want to go.
Food- horrible. Sorry. I ordered a simple tomato sauce pasta with spinach- and it came out cold and was the smallest order of pasta I’ve ever seen. More spinach and tomato sauce than actual spaghetti.
But I ate it because it was 3:30pm and I was starving and hadn’t eaten all day.
The service was great. Our server was really nice and funny, and I can’t blame the food on him.
So overall- would I go again- I guess. If everywhere else in the Grove was crazy busy.

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