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333 Culver Blvd. (Pershing Dr.) Send to Phone
A cozy Spanish restaurant offering a long roster of tapas, paella and a good list of Spanish wines.

Dinner nightly
Open late
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Entertainment: Flamenco guitar Fri.-Sat.
  • Reservations suggested
  • Romantic setting

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Minotaure Restaurant Review

: Cozy Minotaure in Playa del Rey is a relatively undiscovered gem. With its white linen-topped tables, Picasso prints and crimson-colored bar, it is an attractive slice of Spain, especially on weekends when seductive live flamenco guitar enhances the scene. A long roster of traditional tapas includes Galician paprika-dusted octopus sautéed with lots of garlic, shallots and olive oil, classic tortilla española, and a daily-changing croqueta offering. Several versions of paella make for satisfying main courses, and one is wise to finish with bread pudding drizzled in port-caramel sauce. The moderately priced wine list features a broad selection of Spanish wines, as well as a smattering of new-world labels, and about two dozen are offered by the glass for those who aren’t tempted by the house’s sangría.
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