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Bru Grill & Market

23730 El Toro Rd. (Rockfield Blvd.) Send to Phone
949-305-5757 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Lake Forest venue stands out from neighborhood chains by offering craft beer and inventive contemporary cuisine.
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

Lunch & Dinner daily
Open late Fri.-Sat.

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Bru Grill & Market Restaurant Review

: Like many inland South Orange County restaurants, Bru Grill & Market sits close to a major thoroughfare as a detached part of a shopping center. However, it breaks from the chain eateries that dominate the area by creating an ambience that is sleek, and a menu that is progressive. It’s not uncommon to find people congregating in the dark, wood bar ordering a craft beer off a chalkboard or buying a boutique wine to take to the venue’s warmly lit dining room. Executive chef Adam Deschambault’s menu of contemporary cuisine gives the neighborhood’s culinary envelope a much-needed push through a farm-to-table philosophy and a fun, creative spirit. For example, local brews play big roles as ingredients in items like the pretzel bread and the braised mussels. The sense of whimsy manifests itself through other ingredient combinations, too; the juicy brick-oven chicken is seared in rendered duck fat, while the must-have diver scallops are served with a truffle potato purée and squid ink caviar. Even basic flatbreads feature forward-thinking items like cave-aged blue cheese, speck ham and figs. Be sure to order the flourless chocolate whiskey cake served with whiskey whipped cream.

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Average rating    5
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by garfoodie on Wed Oct 23, 2013 8:31 pm
My boyfriend and I went to Bru based on the review from Gayot. We were blown away by the service. It was absolutely 5 star (and somewhat unexpected), the food was delicious. We had a Sea Bass special and it was prepared perfectly. My boy had the huge NY Strip with something they call their "potato fondue". I distracted him and ate that right away! We ended the night with their Bru Cake which was a flourless whiskey cake served in a Mason Jar. I swear they serve this last as they know you will be back once you have had it! We loved the entire evening and will be back soon. Very soon (thinking about that cake right now!) :D
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