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Date
Sat, 5/26
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7:00 PM
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Bru Grill and Market

4.5
591 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Great for Lunch
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Seasonal Scratch Kitchen and Craft Bar serving farm to table eats, 42 craft beers on tap, 250 bottle beers, 100+ wines and a craft cocktail selection that's nothing less than phenomenal.

Best of OC (OC Register), Best Burger (LF Patch), Best Chocolate Cake (CBS LA), "America's Top 250 Restaurants" (UrbanSpoon), Best Wings (OC Weekly), OpenTable "Diners Choice Award", American Express "Members Favorite" and more! #eatlocal #dineindependent #brugrill

Orange County, California
More information: www.brugrill.com
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Contemporary American, Gastro Pub
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Hours of operation
Monday 11:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday 11:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday 11:00am - 10:00pm
Thursday 11:00am - 10:00pm
Friday 11:00am - 11:00pm
Saturday 9:30am - 11:00pm (Brunch served until 3:00pm)
Sunday 9:30am - 9:00pm (Brunch served until 3:00p/Sunday Supper til 9)
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Phone number
(949) 305-5757
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Chef Ülises Navarette
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Private party facilities
We have multiple options for private groups of up to 300! See www.brugrill.com for a brief video on our private event incredible skills!
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Private party contact
Events Coordinator: (949) 305-5757
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Catering
Full event catering for information email events@brugrill.com
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Cross street
Rockfield
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Parking details
Extensive Parking Available
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Entertainment
Live entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights. See www.brugrill.com events calendar for details.
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Special events & promotions
Beer, wine & culinary events and specials regularly.... check our website for the latest information
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cigar Room, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 591 People Are Saying
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4.4
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4.4
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4.2
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 4 days ago

The Brú continues to improve every time I visit.....food quality/service/cocktails. Under renovation now, and I am looking forward to it’s new look.
It’s getting quite crowded.....good for them & their business.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

We celebrated a birthday. We all enjoyed our brunch meal selections. It was a Sunday so it was very busy but our waiter apologized for a delay in our food coming out and offered us some toast/bread. We opted for an appetizer and our food came out shortly after so it was fine and quicker than we expected. Love the atmosphere and great food choices at Bru.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

We went for Mother's Day and it was very very nice. My son has many dietary restrictions and they accommodated every one of them, we will definitely come again!

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Been to Bru many times and we have never been disappointed

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

We love BRU. The atmosphere, the food, the staff make for a wonderful dining experience. Keep up the good work Matt!

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Mother’s Day lunch. Very good. My mother in law loved it. My dish was a bit too salty. Bottomless champagne was a real good deal. The waitress came to pour the champagne whenever it got halfway down.

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Service has always been excellent . Have always just gone here for appetizers and happy hour and have always been pleased. This is the first time sitting in the dining room with a party of 6.

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Mother’s Day brunch! Delicious and fun :)

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

Oh my goodness! We feasted on Bru's Summer Feast with shrimp, crab legs, sausages and corn on the cob. It was delicious! Messy but fun!!! We'll do this again very soon.

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5.0Dined on May 9, 2018

As always, the food was great. Service was wonderful. It was a "haven't seen you in so long" occasion for lunch. We were given plenty of time to catch up.

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5.0Dined on May 5, 2018

Brew is a nice experience it's American modern eclectic and wonderful drinks good atmosphere

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5.0Dined on May 4, 2018

Food was great. Service was great.

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Met a girlfriend for Brunch because they have bottomless mimosas. Didn't realize the food was going to be great, too! Will definitely return.

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

Everything was great. A little loud due to the live music

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3.0Dined on April 15, 2018

We met friends for Sunday brunch but it was as extremely loud we couldn’t even hear each other across the table! Food, service & value good.

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Making the reservation actually works at this place. They see you pretty much right when you make your reservation. The server was excellent. We never had to wait and he was always very attentive. The appetizer we had was the tuna tartare and it was incredible. My date had the scallops and they were amazing. My porkchop was way over cooked. It was really dry and really flavorless. Other than that I would recommend this place.

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Nice dessert to celebrate a birthday. Thank you!

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4.0Dined on April 13, 2018

If you are reserving a table there is no happy hour prices applicable. I dont understand that logic. Its very unfortunate to know that and people of large groups will definitely try to find another place for this feature alone.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Great Sunday Brunch! Have also enjoyed Happy Hour and dinner in the past. Always good food.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Bru is always a great meal. Very tasty food, great service, and fun atmosphere.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Casey was awesome! He was so friendly and such a great
Customer service.

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

The food is always excellent. The service is perfect. Gave us privacy.

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Our waiter, Jay, was outstanding. Personable, good at fielding my friends quips, on top of our special needs . Thank you, it was a good experience!

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3.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Easter Brunch - I made the Open Table reservation about two days ago and was uncertain of whether to book here because their were still time slots available for such a busy day (considering all other places i wanted to go were fully booked). I decided to book here and left disappointed. Although we were seated right away, they put us in the furthest booth in the back closest to the bathroom and prep area. Not only was it dark, noisy an unappealing, but when I went up to ask the hostess if we could be moved to a better table, she outright said “No!” I mentioned that this was our first time there and there was a booth right next to ours open and asked if we could move there if she couldn’t move us to another part of the restaurant. She said all the tables were spoken for and if she moved us it would cause a “domino” affect throughout the rest of the restaurant. Nobody was waiting at this point at the entrance to be seated and there were open tables and the one open booth next to ours. It took some time for our waiter to come to our dark, little table in the corner, but when he did, we asked him if we could move to the booth next to us and he said he would go ask. Upon returning, he said the hostess did not give him an answer so go ahead and move. There were only 3 of us and although the restaurant was busy, the fact that the hosted replied so quickly and rudely, made me think she really wasn’t happy to be working today. She didn’t even try to accommodate my request. That was rude. The waiter was very good and our meal was average. Nothing special enough to make us want to return unfortunately.

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Great food, drinks and service. Live music was HORRIBLE on Easter Sunday.

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Easter brunch was great. Service was wonderful. We eat at BRU often and have never been disappointed.

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1.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Sat by the hostess and the server never came to greet us. We ended up walking out after over ten minutes of waiting. Was really excited to try this place for our anniversary and was extremely disappointed.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Alec was outstanding! Food is always good and the bottomless mimosas are great! Thanks a lot!

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5.0Dined on March 20, 2018

We had wonderful food and our server was excellent!!

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3.0Dined on March 17, 2018

I've eaten at Bru on several occasions now. Food is relatively consistent, though this trip my hot wings were a little on the dry side. Sauce was delicious as always.

My date had the lobster mac n' cheese. He loved it, but I find the sauce to be awfully runny. It was my first time trying the margarita flatbread which was very lackluster. I also had a petite filet for the first time. I would not order steak from here again. It was stringy and not cooked to temperature all the way through. I ordered medium rare and it was rare in the center. I ate around the rawness. Mashed potatoes and brocollini were good though.

While items I ordered this visit were hit or miss, my usual favorites are: the hot wings, the arugula and fit flatbread, the burger and the meatloaf.

Service was great! Cocktails, beer and wine are usually top-notch too.

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5.0Dined on March 14, 2018

THIS PLACE ROCKS! SO BUSY FOR SPECIAL "PI DAY" SO MUCH FUN!!!!! KILLER PIES!!!!!!

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4.0Dined on March 12, 2018

Service and ambiance were great. Food was good for the price but falls short of great flavors at higher end restaurants in the area. Could stand to use better ingredients and better kitchen staff to bring what is a strong menu to a higher level to better compete in this South OC market.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Food and service was amazing

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

We had a great time at brunch! 5 of us had bottomless mimosas and 1 chose to have a few beers from their list. We all enjoyed our entrees, except the two in our party who ordered the biscuits and gravy. They said they were below average, with very little flavor. However, the service was great, we all enjoyed ourselves, and will definitely be back!

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

We were at Bru this weekend for restaurant week. The menu & food did not disappoint! We had filet mignon topped with grilled shrimp & it was excellent. The creme brûlée was awesome. Cool vibe, delicious food and excellent service! We’ll be back soon.

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5.0Dined on March 7, 2018

I'm a regular at Bru. It's a favorite spot as the food and service and always excellent

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Fantastic brunch during OC Restaurant Week. Great ambiance. Fun place to do Sunday brunch.

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3.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Disappointing

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

This restaurant had such inviting appetizers, dinner salads and a great wine selection that we never got around to the main course. So, we came back the next night and enjoyed several different Pris Fixe menu's. Everyone went away satisfied with the quality and value. We will definitely visit again when we are in town.

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

We had Pork chop which was made to perfection, juicy, full of flavor! Also the Salmon, always great. Very moist and flavorful.

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