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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
Lake Forest, CA 92630
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 email@example.com
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: (949) 305-5757
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cigar Room, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Beer, wine & culinary events and specials regularly.... check our website for the latest information
Bru Grill and Market Ratings and Reviews
We had never been to Bru before and were pleasantly surprised. The staff who greeted us wee friendly, and we got seated right away. Our waiter, Curtis, could not have been more attentive or efficient. The food was great, as were the drinks. The ambiance was beautiful yet not stuffy.
After our meal I spoke with the manager, Matt, I believe, and he was friendly and receptive (well, how difficult could that have been...I was sharing our good first experience).
Compared to our less than mediocre experience at the new Hendrix restaurant in Dana Point, this was a lovely surprise. We will definitely go back.
Everyone was satisfied with their food. The only food disappointment was not enough Hollandaise and the country potatoes were oily when the request was for crispy. Our server was wonderful and I'm sorry I can't remember her name. We appreciated being able to get a reservation last minute through Open Table.
The food is amazing and the prices are good BUT three different servers showed up with incorrect side dishes. By the time they got it right, we were finished eating. Note: the manager comped my friend's dinner, which was great, but we would have rather had good service.
I met my girlfriends here because we wanted to try somewhere new!! We were here for four hours for the bottomless mimosas!! We were seated at a table in the back where it was quiet and we were able to really enjoy good conversation. Everyone was happy with their meal good flavor and great presentation. The service was excellent and everyone was very friendly even when they were very busy! When we left we were each given a bottle of champagne in a cute bag!! Wow such a great time we will be going back!!
Good food. Had a burger that was juicy and cooked as I asked, wife had a salad that was very tasty and a good flat bread pizza, and we had an awesome dessert that was a s'mores thing that was large and very scrumptious! Good beer and wine variety as well and our server did a good job and was attentive and professional.
Although we had a reservation inside they overbooked and we had to sit outside. After many requests to turn on heater, my husband had to turn them on and then one ran out of propane 20 minutes later.We had to ask for bread after about 30 minutes. They told us they ran out. After they finally had some they brought over 3 rolls and a 1/2 tablespoon of butter. I had to inform them that we had 8 people in our party and 3 rolls would not be enough. Then we had to ask for bread plates. They brought us 5. Remember, we had 8 people sitting at table. 3 people ordered "cheese" burgers. They served 3 burgers. They were a bit shocked when we asked for "cheese" on the cheeseburgers. The dinner salad was served with dinner and not before. It was Mother's Day and it was a very unpleasant experience. I have always loved going to Bru, but was VERY disappointed in their service. It was horrible service from all parties involved. We were actually the ONLY people seated outside. They kept saying it was so busy inside, however, when I went to use the FILTHY restroom, it was not packed. Furthermore, there were no seat gaskets for the toilets in 2 of the stalls and the paper towels were jammed in the dispenser so could not dry hands.
The food is always good at Bru and usually I have great service. Yesterday - the food was good as usual, but the service was TERRIBLE. Our server walked past our table at least twice while we tried to flag him down to get our check. He completely ignored us. I get the sense he was pretty spacey - he didn't have a lot of tables, so not sure what other excuse he might have for ignoring a lunch table for over 30 mins.
Bru is truly an exceptional dining experience. The food is always fantastic, the beer selection is good, and the service is awesome. This last visit we had a new waiter and he went above and beyond to make our experience a great one.
Keep up the good work, Bru!
HANDS DOWN!!!! a real "Go To" place......creative cocktails, excellent food, great menu! Beer list of on tap (usually around 25-30) as well as MANY bottled varieties and and truly well thought out and diverse wine list that is not going to break the bank. BRU is a can't miss establishment. No matter where you live it's well worth the drive.
In the area visiting a friend and decided to give it a try. Shared an appetizer of calamari, my friend had the Sashimi and my spouse and I split the Prime Rib. Overall fantastic taste, fabulous service and reasonable pricing. We will certainly be back when in the area again!
Needed a last minute reservation for 8. They got us in. I am on a low sodium diet. Waitress went out of her way to bring me options . I had that Halibut, it was amazing. The marshmallow dessert my niece had looked out of this world. Great place, great service, great food!
I'm not sure I can say enough about how fantastic the service was here. I mean, there was a bit of a hiccup for a minute I think because there were two waiters helping us so there may have been some confusion, but it was handled pretty well. The biggest thing I appreciate was the fact that they were so gracious about the fact that I did not like my salad. This was only partially the fault of the restaurant - I say that because the salad comes with kamala olives (which apparently I'm not a fan of in a regular salad - they overpower the taste of everything else), but the menu simply says olives. That said, they had absolutely no problem making me a brand new salad sans olives and it was delicious. They even brought us out complimentary desserts for a party of 5 as an apology. Not necessary, but VERY much appreciated. Everyone there really couldn't have been nicer. We all enjoyed our experience here and will definitely return.
Can't believe I am saying this, but not sure if I will return to what used to be my favorite restaurant
Duck duck chicken was dry! - Worst food I have ever had in all the times I have visited.
Server forgot appetizer
Server did not even look at table to refill water - 90% of the time my water was empty and sitting at the end of the table for a refill
Server was horrendously unpersonable and didn't describe specials.... are specials no longer offerred at this restaurant?
Is the restaurant under new management? Or is there new chef? SO sad.
This is one of our favorite places to eat! The food is delicious, the menu is extensive and they have a great selection of craft beer as well as a full bar. The atmosphere is lively but not too loud. Great for watching sports or going out with friends to dinner. Can't wait to try their Sunday brunch!
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