About Bru Grill and Market
We serve the best farm to table Eats, craft brews, and boutique wines. From our phenomenal Happy Hour to our Brü Burger, Salads, Flatbreads, Wild Caught Seafood and Amazing Steaks... you will love Brü!
"America's Top 250 Restaurants"
Save the World. Eat. Brü. Crü. Proudly serving The OC, CA.
Orange County, California · brugrill.com
American, Contemporary American, Gastro Pub
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday - Tuesday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm; Wednesday & Thursday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm; Friday & Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday: 9:30am - 3:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Live entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights. See www.brugrill.com events calendar for details.
Full event catering for information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Extensive Parking Available
Chef Ülises Navarette
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!
Private Party Contact:
Events Coordinator: 9493055757x
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cigar Room, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
Special Events & Promotions:
Beer, wine & culinary events and specials regularly.... check our website for the latest information
Bru Grill and Market Ratings and Reviews
Nice place for a casual meal...had calam ...
Nice place for a casual meal...had calamari and pretzels as an app with cesear salad and then shared a sausage platter. Plenty of good food for two. Nice to also have an one man band strumming so tunes!
THIS NIGHT WAS MY BIRTHDAY DINNER.THE NO ...
THIS NIGHT WAS MY BIRTHDAY DINNER.THE NOISE WAS DEAFENING AND WE ASKED FOR A TABLE IN THE BACK. THE TABLE WAS OUTSIDE OF THE RESTROOMS. THE FOOD WAS AWFUL.. THIS IS THE THIRD TIME HERE. FIRST TIME WAS GREAT, SECOND TIME FAIR, AND THIS TIME...WELL, I WONT BE RETURNING AND I DO NOT RECOMMEND THIS RESTAURANT. FOR EXAMPLE, THE FRENCH ONION SOUP TASTED BURNT AND SOUR. THE FLATBREAD WAS TASTLESS, TARTAR WAS NASTY AND WAS SERVED WITH STALE POTATO CHIPS. THE LAVENDER MARTINIS WERE GOOD BUT THE PRESENTATION WAS SLOPPY. WE DECIDED NOT TO ORDER AN ENTREE SINCE NOTHING WAS VERY GOOD AND WE LOST OUR APPETITE AT THIS POINT.I NEVER GIVE A PLACE A REVIEW LIKE THIS BUT AFTER SPENDING 135.00 FOR FOOD THAT DOESNT EVEN DESERVE 1 STAR, MAKE ME UPSET ENOUGH TO LET OTHERS KNOW.
Bru is an excellent choice for everyday ...
Bru is an excellent choice for everyday dining or special occasions. The craft beer selection is excellent with over 40 beers on tap and an even greater selection of bottled beer in their open market section. Great menu options from appetizers all they up through seafood and steak selections. The Bru burger is really one of the best burgers around. Good service and great location.
We chose Bru as recommended by a friend. ...
We chose Bru as recommended by a friend. Overall our experience was great. One negative, the coffee was bland. I think it needs an upgrade. One big positive, Logan, our server, was incredible. He was knowledgeable, attentive, happy, and very helpful with suggestions. A big plus, and a definite reason to go back again.
We were celebrating Father's day and mos ...
We were celebrating Father's day and most of the family at the table had never been to Bru Grill and Market before (my husband, son and I have). I was confident and hopeful that everyone would like my choice but I have a difficult family to please so I wasn't sure. Everyone RAVED about what a great choice I made. Everyone loved their food and thought the ambiance was great! Best part though...was Ryan our server. He was absolutely fantastic! We felt so welcome and taken care of from start to finish; we all couldn't stop praising him to each other. Even my 4 year old son mentioned Ryan again on the car ride home! It was an awesome experience and we will be back over and over again, I'm sure of it!
Reservation at 11:15 and had to wait to ...
Reservation at 11:15 and had to wait to be seated with party of 8 present for 15 minutes. Server was bad, not attentive,. After food brought,.disappeared.
Service was excellent even thought it wa ...
Service was excellent even thought it was very crowded. They had more than enough staff to accommodate the patrons.
I have gone twice and probably will not ...
I have gone twice and probably will not return. The hosts act like deer in headlights and the waiters take forever.
When we go there, very few tables were o ...
When we go there, very few tables were occupied. The host wanted to seat up next to a large group with several kids. When I asked her for a different table, she said "I am not allowed to do this". I then asked her to check with her manager. After this, we were able to get a different table. We were there during brunch. It took 10 minutes to get the coffee. The reason was, they needed to brew it. Since we were there right when they opened, that was odd. Also, getting a refill took a very long time. The food was very good.
Great venue. As a guest from Australia, ...
Great venue. As a guest from Australia, this is our go-to location for business dinners when visiting from Australia. Customer Service is great. Food is amazing. The venue was recommended by a local business partner and we also have our group or small team dinners here. Would love to meet the Owner when we are next visiting, such a great place to visit.
I would not recommend this place. It was ...
I would not recommend this place. It was really loud. Not sure why the service was so bad. The waiter was MIA the whole time.
We took our family to Bru for a graduati ...
We took our family to Bru for a graduation celebration. The food was really tasty, the presentation was great and service was excellent. We have been there a few times a year since it opened and the food actually keeps getting better. Love Bru!
Great spot with Amazing food. Well priced.
Love the Wings, Beet Salad and. The fig and arugula flat bread.
The menu is diverse and food truly consi ...
The menu is diverse and food truly consistent and delicious. The specials (when available) are exceptional! Service is always top shelf. Our little neighborhood gem is getting VERY popular. Great for after dinner dessert and cocktails too! Their desserts are to die for!!!!
The service at Bru and Grill is always g ...
The service at Bru and Grill is always great when I go. Filled with friendly people and delicious food! Always a great experience!
Not was it was, still good enough for th ...
Not was it was, still good enough for the area. They should be much better, servers are absent not trained and can’t focus. I will still frequent this place with the nostralgy of its better days!!
Bru never disappoints!
Always a special occasion, no matter what! Bru is great food, great service, and great atmosphere!
Wonderful Mothers Day dinner celebration ...
Wonderful Mothers Day dinner celebration with 3 generations of family! Delicious food, great service (even on a holiday!!!)
Waited for about 30 minutes before we we ...
Waited for about 30 minutes before we were seated despite multiple open tables
Pretty disappointed in general, for was good but service was poor. The wine felt like a rip off being served in such a small glass. WAY over priced for the pour size..
Outdoor bar tables need TLC
We had a reservation for lunch, however it was incredibly noisy inside. Decided to sit outside at the long bar tables in the mini patio- table hadn't been cleaned for quite a while. Service was slow to start with, along with food delivery- the couple next to us arrived later, placed order after us, but received their entree's first ( for an example). Thankfully the server assigned to our area did her best to provide courteous and efficient help.
After glowing reviews we were very disappointed in the food and the service. We waited about 10 minutes to be seated with a LOT of open tables as we were taken to the furthest point from the front door with our reservation. The service was s.l.o.w. at best. The food portions were incredible small for the price...lots of french fries not a lot of meat on any of the sandwiches ordered. We all ordered something different. Will not be back again. Hoping that management will look into having their serving staff have all of their tables in one area. Seemed as though our waiter was all over the restaurant serving. Not a good management/time saving strategy.
Servers were excellent and food was as well.
My review of 50 characters is that the food, service and ambiance was nice.
As always BRU never disappoints. Food is ...
As always BRU never disappoints. Food is always exceptional, staff is super friendly and accommodating. We are quite lucky we have this restaurant in our neighborhood. But honestly I would gladly drive miles to get to it.
Made reservations so we didn't have to wait.
We were immediately set down without any delay. The food was great! Ordered the flat breads, sliders and chicken wings. Delicious food and good drinks. I love the fact that this place is so near to our home and I didn't know about it. Glad I found it. The only thing I must say is that the waiter did not mention to us that if we order 3 sliders, there was an extra charge. We had so much food, only two would have been fine, but he suggested to get three in a plate which we thought was normal order. Was kinda disappointing when it became a money issue instead of enjoyment, otherwise we really had a great time! BTW they have great house champagne!
Bru - tiful Brunch
Great meal. Great service. The staff was outstanding. Two large groups got their order in before ours so ours took a bit longer but it wasn't at all a problem. The waiter apologized profusely. My french toast wasn't hot, for which he again apologized. Another was brought immediately. That wasn't a problem either. Things happen. And it was worth the wait. Delicious citrus french toast, cafe au lait and a decadent chocolate desert. Other than being incredibly loud it's an excellent dining experience.
French dip, nice a juicy on a perfect Fr ...
French dip, nice a juicy on a perfect French roll bottom part dipped. With Gruyere melted and perfect (as usual) fries. Rarely do you see French dips that don't need a heathy dose of dipping. This baby is juicy all the way.
My meal was just fantastic, I had the scallops with potato truffles and it was so good.
This place is amazing!
The food was SO good! We were a party of eight, each had something different, and it was all fantastic.
Amazing restaurant all around
Bru is one of our favorite restaurants for a variety of occasions. My husband and I love it for date nights or just a quick stop for happy hour. Our 2.5 year old loves going with us on family date nights as well. The menu is full of many healthy options and I never feel guilty after eating there. I usually save room for dessert and recommend their Bru cake. Their craft beer selection is one of my husbands favorite reasons to go there. We've been patrons since they opened and love introducing family and friends to such a great place.
We have loved Bru since they opened, and ...
We have loved Bru since they opened, and we keep on going back for their delicious menu, the great atmosphere, and the fantastic desserts. The desserts change fairly regularly, so there is always something new to try!
Bru never disappoints! Great food, great service! Just right---anytime!
Love my neighborhood Brü
Great as always, so fortunate to have such a great place so close to home.
Poor customer service ruins the entire experience.
Tried this place for the first time with excitement, but was disappointed with the lack of service I received. From the moment we walked in I felt like I was being prejudged, as if me and my girlfriend didn't belong or that we couldn't afford to eat there.Never received some of the items we ordered, and never even received an apology. I had to ask the server to take the item off the bill as we never got them, and he then looked at me like I had asked him to do something completely immoral. Not to mention we had to wave him down to even ask for the check. I find it odd that the waiter never once stopped by to ask how everything was. Maybe we caught them on an off night, but first impressions are everything. For me, I will never step foot in the place again. I will gladly spend my money at restaurants that provide customer service.
Great food and cute waiters!!
I took my friend here for dinner for her birthday before we went out for the night. The food was seriously perfect!! I had the flat iron steak medium rare with blue cheese mashed potatoes and broccolini....she had the short ribs with small potatoes and carrots...omg it was perfection!! The lavender lemon drop is amazing!!! And our waiter was a super cute hottie with an Australian accent...everything was great!!
Best in Lake Forest and surrounding areas
Hands Down the best food, service, ambiance and all around excellent experience from the time you walk in the door. They WANT to take care of you and make your experience memorable. They succeed on every single level. You cannot miss with this place! Every single dish right down to dessert is stunning, perfectly seasoned and drop dead gorgeous plates upon arrival at the table. Craft beers on tap that are always changing. The Wine list is nothing short of amazingly diverse with selections that are known to be hard to get yet seriously great pricing! You have got to check this please out. And Happy hour? WOW!
Service is slow, but friendly.
Service is slow, but friendly.
Kids pizza perfect. Nice crisp crust. B ...
Kids pizza perfect. Nice crisp crust. Broth on the mussles app is spicy goodness. Mushroom app had no flavor. Soggy caps with tasteless spinach blob on top. Beet salad good flavors. Needs more beets.
We had a great experience at Bru! We went for brunch 6 adults with our 3 babes under 1 year! Our server Hayden was fantastic, super accommodating and friendly overall! Will absolutely be going back for brunch :)
Drinks were bad, had to redo,
Service was terrible had to wait a long time for every thing. Would not recommend for Sat night Food was not good.
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