Bacari Adams

4.6
236 Reviews
$30 and under
Tapas / Small Plates
If you are looking to book a reservation for a party of more than 6 guests, give us a call. We are happy to accommodate your party at separate tables given the current restaurant restrictions.

Bacari W. Adams is a Venetian-inspired small plates restaurant featuring Mediterranean-influenced dishes by Chef Lior Hillel. We are the original restaurant of Kronfli Brothers, a family-owned, growing group of restaurants in the Los Angeles area. Offering a rotating curation of small-production wines and eclectic beers from around the world, we are also known for our one-of-a-kind 90-minute open bar special.

Our team provides warm hospitality in our comfortable, intimate dining room marked plaster walls and vintage light fixtures.

We welcome but do not require reservations — we love to accommodate walk-ins and large parties, even on busy nights. Bacari W. Adams is the go-to spot for our neighbors, and we look forward to hosting you soon!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 236 people are saying
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4.5
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viptamara
Los Angeles
127 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food3service5ambience5

The service was fantastic. They were all very knowledgeable. Bartender was perfect. Drinks were the best! Food was ok.

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TiffanyC
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Get the croque madame. They've got a great outdoor patio — could've used a little more shade and distance from other tables. Our waitress was lovely.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Phenomenal

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vipCynthiaF
Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience2

We waited foreverrrrr to get in...to get our food. Food was good but even for tapas the portions are really small. If they cant accommodate so many people they shouldn’t let more people in.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
9 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Cute place for brunch!

Fries, wings. Pizza, crab cake Benedict were awesome. Also drinks were tasty

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OpenTable Diner
Central Coast
2 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Great for younger college level crowd. Tapas food, great drinks. Service is great too

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vipLukeF
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience2

Dark, busy,

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EDub
Los Angeles
18 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Fun, young, atmosphere. Outdoor seating in the back with heat lamps. Good food, but choose wisely. Three stuffed mushrooms for $9? Sea bass was good Slow with the drinks.

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vipSarahR
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love our date nights here! The food is so good and super well priced, especially during happy hour. Thank you!

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TheSend
1 review
Dined on March 29, 2021
Overall5food5service1ambience5

The waiter was just hitting on chicks and doing everything but his job. The lads are trying to fire 30 minutes before last call and we are spending 29 waiting.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

The food, service, and pricing is great, but the ambience leaves a lot to be desired. This is a great friends hangout spot, not a great choice for a date.

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Ellen
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Their service was amazing. My friends and I had a great birthday afternoon!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was great! Can’t remember his name, but great recommendations and most importantly great attentive service.

Also, I’m assuming the manager who was playing host was also pretty friendly and welcoming.

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Someguywholiketoeatfood
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience3

The service was really really lousy. I wouldn't go back. Definitely a college hang-out, so I guess the service matches the crowd...

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vipPSWeekender
Los Angeles
67 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a surprise neighborhood gem. Brunch was excellent all around. Lots of small plates. Very modestly priced. Same with the cocktails. Fabulous bloody mary and very inexpensive. Cant wait to go back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Delisious !

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Great service. Cool, dark interior, rustic. Tapas size dishes do we had a little bit of everything. The mixologist came to our table and made some recommendations on drinks, each one was amazing. We’re definitely coming back.

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JencyJ
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was aaaamaZing! Tried a few things on the menu and loved them all.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Birthday dinner

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LanaV
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good atmosphere, good foods. Good service. We’re definitely come back.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was a bit nervous when I first arrived because of the amount of tipsy USC students (Bacari has good cheap happy hour), but I ended up not being bothered by it at all because of the restaurant staff and the general good vibes. The food was amazing, the eating area is currently the parking lot because of covid but it has a nice set up, and the staff was really great and worked as a team so there was never a time where a staff member wasn’t around to help us. The GM took the time to tell us about the place, food, owners, and other Bacari restaurants. I’m from the USC area and was happy to see a place that felt welcoming to me (a lot of nicer places have become really gentrified, so it’s been hard to find a good and nice place to eat near home).

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2021
Overall3food5service1ambience3

Party of 2 charged 17% gratuity. Waiter wasn’t very helpful or attentive.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Food & drinks were great . The staff checked in on us and answered all of our questions. Wish they had more heaters. Otherwise it was a wonderful experience.

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ElianaH
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had a good time with my friend only minor detail was there was dried up food on our utensils but once we brought it to a servers attention they quickly gave us new ones and she was very apologetic and nice about it

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fussy1
New York Area
38 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

It was all good. Food excellent and interesting. A very creative menu. Service was caring and easy. We had a terific time and look forward to our return visit.

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Makksmmm
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

This place used to be called Bacaro and that’s probably the last time it was good. Sangria and drinks tasted watered down and the food just wasn’t good. They used to be clearly tapas with small and cheap portions. Now the portions are larger but not large enough for a meal. They’re stuck between wanting to be a tapas bar and a restaurant and they are doing both terribly. The worst part about it was that I had a reservation and wasn’t seated for over an hour after the reservation. Sad to say the great days of Bacaro are over.

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Savannah
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love Bacari and I am so glad to see it back open for outdoor dining. I was worried that I wouldn't get the same quality of food or service with the current pandemic restrictions, but everything was impeccable. I have many favorites on the menu, but the sea bass was the standout star of this visit, it was so fresh and light! Our server(s) were fantastic as well and were able to meet our every need safely and securely. I can't wait to go back.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall5food3service3ambience2

Was charged one dollar to have a top bun on my burger and that is all I can say about this restaurant

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Manager was passive aggressive, poor food quality, unclean dishes, glasses smelt like dirty dish water.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

My second time at this location and I’d have to say this dining experience was superb. The customer service was excellent and the food was delicious. The waitstaff was very attentive as well as the manager. Highly recommend. I’ll be back again for sure!

There weren’t any heating laps available but the sun was out so that was okay and made for a nice substitution.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything taste great and the service is good too. Everyone is nice and attentive.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love love Hannah Martin our server. The food is always bomb. I love the stuffed mushrooms, the Mac n cheese w/bacon. The Chilean Seabass. Don’t forget about the desserts and amazing drink specials

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The restaurant is beautiful and the food was amazing! We had the scallops, sea bass, vegan mushroom tacos, Bacari fries, ceviche, pear and Brie pizza and the margarita pizza and my boyfriend had the lamb chops. Everything was phenomenal and a great price. For drinks we got the sangria and a Valentine’s Day special drink with Lillet and tequila which I loved and think should always be available! Our server and the GM gave superb service and I can’t wait to come back!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pesonnell are friendly , helpful, enjoyed our brunch

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vipNathan
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience1

Horrible service. Drinks came 40 minutes late. Then we found out the drinks we ordered was sold out and nobody told us. Food options were limited too. Overall, unhappy Valentines brunch.

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RudyS
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The service was a little slow at first, took 25 min to get acknowledged, But Neil saved the day. The food was ALL delicious, and the 90min open bar was a great deal! Thanks!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Great place

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SophiaR
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, staff, and drinks! We will definitely be back!

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DAREBHR
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food was great and reasonably priced. The staff was very friendly. They did a very nice job making their parking lot into a comfortable, pleasant place to dine. Thank you--I'll be back!

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MattC
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience1

This location was packed with what seemed like a bunch of USC frat bros. Super loud, lots of people walking around with no masks. The ambience was not at all what I was expecting. Maybe I just had a different idea of what it would be, but this seemed like a place for the rich college kids to come and get drunk on a Saturday night, not a nice night out.

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You can order delivery directly from Bacari Adams using the Order Online button. Bacari Adams also offers delivery in partnership with Postmates. Bacari Adams also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (213) 748-7205.

Bacari Adams is rated 4.6 stars by 236 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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