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“Terrific Tapas”
Review of Bravas

Bravas
Ranked #7 of 98 Restaurants in Healdsburg
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$20
Cuisines: Spanish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: North
Description: Bravas brings the flair and flavors of Spain to wine country. The menu features tapas and seasonal dishes served a la plancha-all with chef Mark Stark's signature twist. Bravas introduces Sonoma County's first "Ham and Cheese Bar," serving Spanish and local cheeses, Tortilla Espanola, and Iberico ham, sliced paper thin to order by a "Hamboner." Bravas offers a selection of local and Spanish wines, sangria and Spain-inspired cocktails. Dine indoors or out. Happy Hour: Monday to Thursday from 3 pm to 5 pm
Sacramento
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Terrific Tapas”
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Had a wonderful tapas lunch, everything was delicious, especially the steamed clams, with the pan oliva. I would also suggest the Selby Grenache, really good, and unavailable at the winery!
Request Spencer, as a waiter if you can, he was a delight.

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San Anselmo, California
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Very good food, excellent restaurant”
Reviewed 22 July 2014

On the recommendation of a friend, my mom and I walked into this restaurant just off the square that is a little nondescript roadside, but has the most wonderful outdoor deck, patio, and bar (inside seating looked great, too). Incredibly charming space, with stylish (and comfortable!) decor, matched by delicious food and even better service. We had lunch on the patio, under a gorgeous tree, and just couldn't leave. We will definitely return, hopefully for dinner sometime (strings of lights throughout the patio promise it would be every bit as charming in the evening). Highly recommend!

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Dublin, California
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great Spanish food ”
Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

I lived 12 years in Barcelona and my husband is Spanish, so we usually avoid Spanish restaurants abroad. We made an exception today and didn't regret it. We had a great time and food at Bravas. Chorizo and pimientos del padrón (green peppers), clams al Cava, for starters and a very good paella. We had lunch in the patio, service was excellent, fast and the staff very friendly. The place is nice and clean (including the bathroom...look for the pink cow...). Very reasonable prices too. And it's a dog friendly place (in the patio). Oh I almost forgot that we had 2 Estrella Damms each (draft beer)...feeling almost like if we were back home, at our lovely Plaça de la Virreina in Barcelona.

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Shamong, New Jersey, United States
Level 6 Contributor
134 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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“Food is very good”
Reviewed 11 July 2014

We loved the tapas arrangement and food was really good. If you can sit out back. The atmosphere is casual.

Visited July 2014
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USA
Level 6 Contributor
309 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 352 helpful votes
“Excellent Spanish Tapas”
Reviewed 10 July 2014

Very tasty Spanish tapas. Enjoyed everything that we tried, but the pork cheek sliders and tortilla were particularly good and we were thrilled to find padron peppers (too bad the serving size was so skimpy).

  • Visited July 2014
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