Bacari GDL

4.8
484 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
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 GDL is a Venetian-inspired small plates restaurant featuring Mediterranean-influenced dishes by Chef Lior Hillel. We are the fourth restaurant of the 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. We look forward to seeing 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 484 people are saying
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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michael
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Had reservation at 8:15 for outside, get there at 8:10. The host asks if inside is ok, I informed him that we would like outside. He asks us to wait, 8:30 now he calls us and says your table is ready inside in the back. I again ask for outside, he ask to wait again. 8:50 now and still no table, we just turn around and leave. Also the seating outside is terrible, right on the sidewalk with too much noise, we went around the corner to a different restaurant where they seated us in 20 min with no reservation.

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OpenTable Diner
Wilmington
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We love this place and it’s our go to for a date!

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Leanne
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoy your outdoor dining and how easy it is to make a reservation.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Birthday celebration.

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Bart
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff were very friendly and the food was amazing!

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KimberlyC
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

I enjoyed my dinner there with my friend! We went on a Monday night, sat outside in their sidewalk covered patio area, and it was very busy. The food was very good, its all tapas, so we got a bunch of different things and shared them! I feel like it is a tish overpriced, especially to sit outside in a sidewalk tent, but I can understand that because we are still in the pandemic.... Overall I really enjoyed it and I would go back!

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Sofieh
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wemt for my wifes birthday, employees were all fast and friendly, food was better then we expected, overall a great experience that we have told our friends about

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HannahN
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is wonderful. Good variety and reasonably priced. I would recommend for date nights!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrating wedding

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Caroline
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bacari has always been one of my favorite places to go for great tasting food & amazing service!

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vipBrianC
Los Angeles
33 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bacari is always great, happy they are so successful! Our servers, John and Kylie (hope that's correct) were fantastic!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food. Fantastic service. Can’t wait to dine here again.

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HannaR
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Perfect place for a tapas/meal sharing experience, and couldn’t be happier with the service. Our Saturday brunch server (gentleman with glasses) definitely elevated the experience.

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MalkaB
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall3food3service1ambience4

It took almost an hour and half to get our kids food.

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BRANDONG
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to get a bunch of different dishes and cocktails to satisfy any craving for any sort of cuisine you are in the mood for. But make room for their bread pudding!

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StephanieW
Sacramento
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, warm hospitality, quick service!

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ChooChoo
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Because of Covid we had not been there for over a year. We are so happy it survived, and is even better than before. We will be back soon!

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UryG
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great place to eat good variety of food is delicious, drinks are flavorful and service is top notch definitely coming back again.

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Porkch0p31
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wanted to try all you can eat steak but they dropped that event. We were disappointed but they made up for it in other ways. The food and drinks were all amazing! Everything I’ve had at Bacari has been delicious and a great way to taste a little bit of everything. They’ve adjusted their serving style to the pandemic really well with contactless menus and payment options.

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AnjuC
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food n loved the options n fabulous service

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Enjoyfinedining
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and incredibly friendly and responsive service.

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Tbird
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall3food4service5ambience3

Cute very small inside. Reasonably priced considering we're basically in LA. They need to turn off the ceiling fans. They think they prevent COVID.... meanwhile it's 65 degrees outside and it's completely open air.

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RoseZ
Austin
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great variety of food, reasonable prices and amazing outdoor dining space - the perfect place for a date or special dinner!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience with the waiter and host and delicious drinks. Will definitely come back.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If you're debating going, do it. I've lived here for over a year, went for the first time two weeks ago, have already been back once and ready to go back again.

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KathleneM
1 review
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience2

Food ranged from tasteless to swimming in oil. Service was pretty friendly but definitely turn and burn Sunday brunch get them in and out ASAP.

Outdoor tent due to COVID was ok -- not much you can do with that, but the false floor they put down did cause the tables to shake whenever anyone passed by -- which in the slim corridor for service was constantly.

Very disappointing for the dollar point.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They offer both indoor and outdoor dining. The outdoor dining felt intimate and comfortable. The food portions are on point for a tapas and the flavors are delicious. I would come back for a special occasion or just a delicious meal during the week.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent!

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ZoeD
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

The food here is great, pricey but worth it for a night out. The cocktails vary in quality, some we loved, some were disappointing. The ambiance was good, nice outdoor seating, good for a group. We had a reservation for 8:15pm, checked in at 8:08, were told to wait for 5-10, checked back in at 8:20pm, weren't seated until 8:45pm. This was a problem because we had plans to something after dinner, which were messed up because of the delay. The hostess gave us free sangria (which was delicious), and they were all very nice about it, but it was a long time to wait when you made a reservation several days in advance. I would say this is a good place to go if you have no other plans/all the time in the world.

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AdrienneJaymee
Los Angeles
34 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great drinks, food, and always amazing service!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bday - received a cake :)

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved this place! Host went out of his way to set up high chairs with a small “kids” table next to our table. And he said if we weren’t comfortable outside (reserved outside but it was chilly/rainy that day), he would try to accommodate our party of 9 inside. Heat lamps made it comfortable to stay outside. Food was amazing! Every single thing we got was delicious. And they were great about gluten and dairy free requests. Servers were friendly and service was quick but we never felt rushed. Took our temp before sitting and tables were spaced out even for busy Saturday brunch rush. Family-friendly. I recommend!

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SandushaD
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Would go here over and over again. the food is just amazing. Our server was amazing. It was initially a long wait before someone finally came to our table and once our server left for the day we had to wait forever to get our check and leave. Other than that I love the place and the food is just fantastic. Would definitely go back !

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Sadly, our favorite small plates restaurant, Commonwealth, in Burbank, seems to have closed its doors for good, dashing our Mothers Day dining hopes. So, we needed another small plate special occasion spot to go. Bacari exceeded our expectations with its overall quality and inventiveness. We will be returning regularly. Even though we try to avoid the Americana crowds, even those won’t keep us away on future visits. In fact it makes one curious about this restaurant group’s other concerns. Apparently Bacari is one of four other culinary destinations in their quiver. We will have fun investigating those too.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We came here for Mother’s Day brunch in the afternoon. They had both brunch and dinner menus available and we ordered from both. The crab cake Benedict was so good, I would definitely recommend that as well as the stuffed mushrooms. They were all small plates so we ordered a few to share and one main each. We were surprisingly full afterwards and very satisfied. The staff there was very nice and helpful as well.

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AuroraD
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mother’s Day

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rosaaccc
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

They set us inside which wasn’t nearly as nice as the patio even though we had a reservation and they were tables outside. The food was good and is there a place we had the lamb chop the brussels sprouts and the Caprese. I had a martini which was excellent. They gets four stars because the Waitress was wonderful and the food was good.

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KatrinaR
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The servers were great, and love the bottomless beverages!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff went above and beyond to make us feel special celebrating our anniversary. Thank you.

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vipGeneGGSM
Los Angeles
22 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always love this place!!! We will always come back for the food and the very nice staff!

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Bacari GDL using the Order Online button. Bacari GDL also offers delivery in partnership with Postmates. Bacari GDL also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (818) 696-1460.

Bacari GDL is rated 4.8 stars by 484 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.