Barrique Venice

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$30 and under
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Italian

You no longer have to go Venice to experience an authentic wine bar, as Barrique Venice is ready to serve you. The wine cellar at this place is worthy of the admiration of the most avid of collectors, and the finger foods pair well with your favorite red or white bottle.

Barrique Venice is a great place to go out with the girlfriends, enjoy some nice music and great conversation, all with impeccable service. The soft meat, vegetable and cheese platters are always a hit as well, and are expertly prepared at Barrique Venice. The next time you're out in Venice, head on over for a fantastic time.

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MG
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous experience! Perfect for a special occasion, the food was best to date at any LA restaurant!

C
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I live in the Washington DC area, and my son is in Marina del Rey. This is our 3rd time and the restaurant and it never disappoints. Food is just great. Love the red beet pappardelle, and the seafood was very good. Scallop apple is to die for. I rarely write review and I am a frequent Open Table VIP. Enough said. This is Barrique Venice is so worth it.

AD
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food, the service, and the atmosphere were all perfect for our dinner at Barrique. It is always a good sign when a good number of people working in an Italian restaurant are actually italian. Despite being pricey, the food is delicious and is more than your basic bowl of pasta. The beet pasta was beautiful and delicious. The richness was balanced and made the meal feel decadent. We also had the pasta with rabbit ragu. This was actually mine and my husbands favorite.

OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Any occasion is perfect at Barrique

G
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall5food3service5ambience5

I am not sure what to rate them? Appetizer brilliant. Main dish just horrible. I think this a five star restaurant that made an error with the main. We will go back and order the same. I’ll reserve final judgment until then.

OT
Los Angeles
39 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our second experience at Barrique Venice. Both were exceptional! Barrique is definitely shaping up to be our favorite neighborhood restaurant! The service was very gracious and the food outstanding. It’s also a lovely, quaint space. I love the scallop appetizer. My husband had the prosciutto and burrata appetizer. It was huge, gorgeous and could have been an entree. My beet pasta with Quail Ragu was excellent but the surprise hit of the evening was he smoked duck breast on carmelized onions. We can’t wait to try to duplicate it at home.

M
Portland
3 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is so rich, I can't describe it. It's certainly the best Italian restaurant I've ever been!

LJ
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely love the atmosphere. the food is amazing. the service is extraordinary. i would celebrate any occasion here always

OT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Every dish was more incredible and delicious then the next. Just listen to your server and go with it. You will be amazed. The octopus, the homemade pastas, the fillet, the atmosphere, the service and staff absolutely divine!!! Such a charming gem of a restaurant. Can’t wait to go back!

W
Miami
10 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Lovely evening. Excellent food and service.

R
London
19 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

On honeymoon with my husband and made late booking for here after watching the sunset at a local roof bar. The service was friendly, warm and informative. Food was excellent- even portion size was more European than American so don’t expect to take away leftovers. Dessert was amazing too. Only negative was white wine choice was less than 15 but had 3.5 pages for red wine (50+) - definitely worth a visit

OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice place for a date. My only issue is the lack of AC on the second floor. It was a warm “Santa Ana Winds” night, and the restaurant does not have AC. We sat on the second floor inside. Next time under the same conditions ask for one of the tables outside on the deck/patio. Food was outstanding, service was wonderful and the selection great.

DC
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best, if not the best, Italian dinners I’ve ever had. Everything was a 10/10.

TB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great atmosphere. Friendly, informative staff.
The owner was great and engaged with the patrons.
The food and the wine choices were fabulous. Everything from the caprese salad with heirloom tomatoes to the to the pink vodka fettuccine special.
A very enjoyable evening.

GF
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Between the ambiance, food, and service, I couldn’t imagine a better experience. First impressions are always the lasting ones and this restaurant made a strong one as you drive down Main Street looking for the restaurant (built in a house) that’s nestled between Venice’s apartments and houses. The lighting and fixtures simply just fit the style of food and familial atmosphere . Authentic pasta dishes with perfect portions. Servers were very accommodating and immediately (without) question righted a mistaken order. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to my friends and others who’d be willing to listen.

RT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We loved this place. The food is unique, and exquisite. It feels like there is a lot of skill and Love put into these dishes. Wine selection is exceptional, but expensive. Treat yourself.

SM
London
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was my second visit to this excellent restaurant. The fresh pasta is truly delicious.

OT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful spot with amazing and unique food. We had a caprese starter and quail ragu beet pasta and black truffle ravioli. Incredible service and delicious red wine. Best part is it is an intimate setting where you can hear who you’re sitting across from still. Charming, will return!

OT
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

In town for our Anniversary and we were not disappointed for our first night out. Michael, our waiter, was outstanding and the food was delicious.

OT
Chicago
26 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Inventive, interesting food that celebrates Italian cuisine in a new way.

OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Amazing food and ambiance. 10/10

TB
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent fresh pasta, fantastic wine selection, and great service! I love this place and I definitely recommend!

G
Chicago
19 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our second visit to Barrique Venice. Each time the food has been outstanding, the service warm and attentive and that atmosphere conducive to having adult conversation without shouting. The indoor dining space is intimate. My only hesitation in "highly recommending" the restaurant is that others will catch on and it will become more difficult to book.

R
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Outside on balcony on a warm summer night was ideal. Not noisy or hot (which it seemed to be inside). Alessandro took exceptional care of us - he gave us great, honest advice - "don't get the duck with the white fish because they won't work together." He was the highlight of our evening. I took my friend for her birthday and we were there for over 3 hours. Never felt rushed, only welcomed like we were family. The food was good but it wasn't blow-your-mind amazing. The scallops and grilled octopus were lovely but the John Dory (a special) was okay but portion was modest. The chef didn't overwhelm it with garlic (thank goodness) but it was just ... unremarkable. I will go back but make a different entree choice and hope to find something that wows me. It is a gem of a restaurant - just don't find a place like this in West LA. In a 1905 building it will charm you. If only the food was as amazing as the staff and space.

S
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely love this place . So romantic with great food and service.

OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such amazing service, atmosphere, and food. Every time I go I’m always amazed at how good the food is.

IS
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall2food1service5ambience4

Great ambiance and service, but it really stops there. Based on the reviews, I was ecstatic to go to Barrique Venice. However, every single thing we ordered was extremely bland. When the ahi tuna was bland, I said to myself, "wait until the halibut." Unfortunately, the halibut was even less flavorful. I thought I may be giving it a hard time, until my date spoke up and said that hers was equally underwhelming. I wanted to love it based on the lighting, and how quiet/ romantic it was, but I won't be returning anytime soon.

I should note that the service was rock solid - waiters are extremely energetic, knowledgeable, and passionate about what they do.

Very disappointing

OT
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Birthday Dinner

LS
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

amazing food, very nice ambiance, great service. you will truly enjoy your meal here.

DK
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience3

The waiter messed up my order, then blamed me for it... Didn't feel good. Over cooked steak...

F
Los Angeles
15 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a lovely and fun restaurant. The scallops were just delicious, all the pastas we tried were great, and the dessert with 3 types of chocolate mousse was perfect. Good wine selections and excellent service. We'll be back.

P
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great group dinner for 50th bday. Took great care of us. Love this place!

OT
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Amazing restaurant! Food was perfectly prepared and flavorful. We shared the caprese salad, pasta, and a filet mignon. My only complaint was lack of non alcoholic options.

OT
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Most romantic restaurant in La!! Loved it

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful venue, incredible food and service, great location, definitely too expensive to be coming to nightly but that makes each experience all the more special and worth it!

OT
London
16 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food. Outstanding service. Romantic ambiance. Natalia at host stand was A+++ as were all the Italian servers.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good!

SS
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was on point ,food was well done, ambience was incredible ,my date was hot

AL
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience2

Cramped space. Too many tables jammed into a tiny space. So uncomfortable and noisy. Food was good, but we were not wowed. Service was good. Good wine list. Too expensive for the experience.

RM
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and wonderful service for a birthday dinner! We had grilled peach appetizer with all the flavor of summer on a plate. Tender roast duck breast with tasty carmelized onions, perfectly seared filet mignon, and complemented both with a side of Paccheri Alla Norma. Terrific food. Great service. Nice wine list that is edited to compliment the meals. Dessert disappeared so fast, it was that good. We will be back.