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7450 Beverly Blvd. (N. Vista St.) Send to Phone
New style bistro in a gentrifying area of town.

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.
Open late

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Opaline Restaurant Review

: With the departure of founding partner David Rosoff, as well as chef Jason Travi, the future of Opaline is left hanging. This is a restaurant that defies definition. The closest we can come is to declare that everything about this place is very of the moment. The atmosphere at once exudes energy and freshness and a certain indescribable chic, from the latest of jazz stylings reverberating from the sound system to the décor in varying shades of green. (The full palate of shades runs from the soothing, almost slate of the school desk-like chairs to the somewhat startling chartreuse of the lounge area's wall.) The menu, which reflected the seasonal under Travi, will no doubt change under the next chef, as may the wine list that was carefully constructed by Rosoff, considered one of LA's finest sommeliers. For now, a wide selection of affordable wines is available by the glass, carafe and bottle. The list, like much of the menu, is for the adventurous diner; unless you're an avid fan of the Loire or Rhône Valley, you'll be hard pressed to find familiar names. And that just may be the key to Opaline's magic, a neighborhood restaurant, comfortable enough for every night of the week, which offers a dining experience that will never grow stale.
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