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13251 Ventura Blvd. (Fulton Ave.) Send to Phone
Good-looking Spanish restaurant for small plates such as fried goat cheese with honey, and fried calamari with chile-garlic sauce.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Ole! Tapas Bar Restaurant Review

: Despite its name, some elaborate bullfighting murals decorating the lounge area, and a Spanish-born chef in the kitchen, Olé! may disappoint those looking to relive a Madrid moment with authentic Spanish tapas. Classic simple delicacies such as genuine Spanish chorizo, Cabrales cheese with membrillo, croquetas de jamón or marinated anchovies are in scarce supply here. The menu does offer small plates of Spanish-inspired dishes, but they lack the robust flavors one expects to find at a real tapas bar. The room, sheathed in dark red with lots of candles piercing the darkness, may not be rustic but it is certainly sexy and sophisticated. Tapas that are on offer include fried goat cheese with honey, sautéed mushrooms and artichokes in onion sauce, and fried calamari with chile-garlic sauce, while entrées feature filet a la pimienta, paella, and salmon a la parilla.

User Ratings & Reviews for THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Ole! Tapas Bar
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by jbiggs on Sat Jan 10, 2009 10:35 pm
I really didn't have any expectations for this place. As soon as I walked in i was greeted by a friendly hostess. To my surprise the place was busy on a Tuesday. I soon found out the reason why there were so many people. The live music was amazing. The food was fabulous. I didn't know what to order so I tried the combo plate of the hot and cold tapas. I loved the goat cheese so much i had to order some more. I see myself going back again and again. The restaurant is so romantic and so yummy i recommend it to anyone and everyone.
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