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Review of Brava

Brava
Ranked #5 of 58 Restaurants in Lenox
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$25
Cuisines: Bar, Wine Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Princeton, NJ
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310 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 529 helpful votes
“Reviews Are On Target!”
Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

Brava opens at 5 pm. When we arrived at 5:05 pm, there was one open table and just a few seats at the bar. Word has gotten around that this place serves not only good food but interesting and different food. For example, how about mushrooms stuffed with a smooth mix of black beans and chorizo? Small plates include mini meatballs in red sauce and crispy calamari.

Thety have great hand crafted 10 inch pizzas. We created one with caramelized onions, mushrooms and fontina cheese (photo). Loved the toppings, loved the crunchy crust.

It's a very small place; so, it's amazing they so many wines and beers available - something like 50+ of each. Don't expect Coors beer or Gallo wine here - Bravo is way too cool. Can't make up your mind - try a wine flight.

Again, it's a small place and quite popular which means it's tough to get a table, tables are close together and, as a consequence, it can get noisy.

As I said, the past reviews are on target - Bravo gets a big time "Bravo" from me.

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English first
Pittsfield, Ma
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good food and even better”
Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

Brava is a top restaurant in Lenox. Great beer and even better food. The portions are small yes, but the taste makes up for it. You don't go out to eat in Lenox to complain about the price. It's expected. No problem paying extra here, food is superb. Will be back again and again

Visited March 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“30 single and ready to mingle”
Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

Brava is a sophisticated little spot that's a nice break from the heritage or rumpys. The Crowd it mostly made up of late 20's something to early 40's. Great place to bring a date and chat. They offer late night menu and awesome beer and wine list

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Yum...delicious creative tapas, reasonable prices, cozy atmosphere!”
Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

Stopped here before visiting Tanglewood for dinner and drinks. We had the goat cheese, mushroom, and fig jam bruschetta, shrimp tacos with mango salsa, and Swiss chard with black garlic and pine nuts. All were amazing, but the bruschetta was the highlight. So good! Service was attentive and polite (which feels weird to mention, but so often at places like this customer service is lacking). I can't speak to the wine or cheese plates, however for what we ordered I felt the prices were pretty good. Just over $50 for 3 plates and 4 craft beers...

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Chatham, New York
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Bravo to Brava!”
Reviewed 4 July 2014

Ducked in to get out of the rain early evening, and the small restaurant was practically full. There was just one seat available at the bar and I grabbed it. This is a place you almost prefer to sit at the bar; it's tapas all the way, plus a tremendous offering of wine and beer. The vibe is welcoming and attentive the minute you walk in the door. This is the perfect place for those who like to 'graze' and try an assortment of different foods. That goes for the wines as well. This evening I ordered a simple pizza (San Marzano I think they call it) opted out of the meatballs, and it was great! To accompany I tried the 'flight' wines; 3 different full-bodied red wines (1/2 glasses) which was fun and interesting. Pretty soon three others at the bar did the same thing, and the bar was a picture of a zillion wine glasses lined up in a row. (not a beer drinker, so can't speak to that). Turned a very grey day into a sunny experience.

  • Visited July 2014
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