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8442 Wilshire Blvd. (La Cienega Blvd.) Send to Phone
Restaurateur Steven Arroyo scores again with this slightly bohemian tapas bar and restaurant, where you'll find croquetas, Serrano ham, marinated anchovies, Iberian cheeses, and lots of Spanish wine.

Dinner Tues.-Sun.
Open late
  • Dress code: Casual

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Cobra Lily Restaurant Review

: Another venture of entrepreneurial Steven Arroyo, this is the sister restaurant to his enormously popular Cobras & Matadors. The dimly lit, often-crowded room is simultaneously rustic and urbane, with simple wooden tables beneath simple crystal chandeliers, and a couple of wild boar heads mounted to walls splashed with red paint. A colorfully-tiled tapas bar serves up good Spanish cheeses (Cabrales, manchego, Mahón), Serrano ham, seared octopus in a salsa verde, chicken or ham croquetas, and, of course, wines from Rioja and Ribera del Duero (in fact, it's an all-Spanish wine list). Like Arroyo's other restaurants, Cobra Lily offers a welcome bohemian edge in an all-too-plastic metropolis, and makes a good pre- or post-show hangout for patrons of the nearby Wilshire Theater.
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