Cobras & Matadors

— Originally posted on Yelp on 12/3/09 —

We were in LA for a few days,  just finished shopping at The Grove, and were looking for a place to eat. Found this place on Yelp and it was only a couple blocks away. It was early on a Saturday night but the place was already busy, we didn’t have reservations and we had our 2-year old with us. That combination doesn’t usually make for a good dining experience. So we asked the hostess if we could do some take-out and they were happy to oblige.

Here’s what we got:
– Skirt Steak – ordered it med. rare but it looked like it was well done. Still tasted good. Loved the corn.
– Socca cakes w/ goat cheese – absolutely loved these things. My favorite dish of the night. Soft and flavorful. The goat cheese was great with it.
– Mussels – plenty of them for a tapas dish. Good flavor.
– Shrimp – loved all the spices, cooked perfectly
– Risotto – good consistency and flavor, not too thick or watery
– Churros – these were some short, fat churros. Very soft and pillowy. Great w/ the chocolate sauce.

Everything was great for the most part. I’m sure it would have tasted even better if we ate there. Definitely not a kid-friendly place but I’m glad we could get food to go.

5 Stars

7615 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 932-6178


  1. Thank you! Tapas are sort of like appetizers that you can share with your table, but you eat it as a meal. You can just eat them yesluorves though. But they have a bunch of different kinds though. I’ve seen everything from ox tail to ham and cheese. We do get a prize, but I don’t know what it is yet. Woo hoo! haha

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