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6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd., # 2310 (Oxnard St.) Send to Phone

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Reata Grill Restaurant Review

: After a few years absence from the Los Angeles restaurant scene, Reata, the successful Texas-born restaurant, is back in Woodland Hills in a large and comfortable space. Decorated by Carla Curry, a movie set designer, she has showcased beautiful horse saddles to remind you of the origins of the restaurant. Original murals depicting cowboy scenes add to the western atmosphere. So, of course, expect the cuisine to be an interpretation of cowboy cuisine. But the good news is that the chef in the kitchen is originally from Thailand. Ped Phommavong is doing a great job mixing the culinary tastes of the East and the West. He has combined the flavors of chilies, tequila, jalapeño and pico de gallo spices with that of ginger, wasabi, sesame and peanut sauce. It is particularly notable in the tortilla soup and the smoked quail with japaleño cheddar cheese. Other tasty options for starters are the grilled artichoke and the ceviche cocktail. The pan-seared pepper-crusted tenderloin is rivaled by the tender rib-eye. We were a little disappointed by the fried chicken, which was not so tender. You must not end your meal without trying the chocolate cake. California and South African wines are the main focus on the wine list. Smiling and efficient service.
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