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“unassuming but pricey”
Review of Brava

Brava
Ranked #4 of 62 Restaurants in Lenox
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$25
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Spanish
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours
Reviewed 25 July 2014

This somewhat unassuming cafe with exterior seating failed to impress despite the good food and coffe, both of which were overpriced. Much room for improvement in service quality and dining comfort provided.

Thank Muralto60
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Whitney A, Owner at Brava, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2014

Hello, I'm sorry that your experience in Lenox failed to impress you.

As the owner of Brava, I wanted to make sure one thing was clarified. You mentioned that you were at an "unassuming cafe with exterior seating." Brava does not have exterior seating where we serve food or drinks. Brava has ten bar stools at the bar inside, three more bar stools at a counter in the window, and nine small tables inside.

We do keep two metal folding chairs outside for people waiting for space or having a smoke, but we don't serve outside. The sidewalk in front of Brava is owned by the Town of Lenox. While I wish we could serve drinks outside, the Town of Lenox does not allow alcohol to be served on Town property. As we are open from 5pm until 1am, and our focus is on beer and wine, we do not serve outside.

If you were at Brava and we failed to impress you, please allow me the opportunity to personally take care of you. I'd hate to think that you thought our service was lacking or you were not comfortable. You can contact me directly at bravalenox@gmail.com to let me know when you are coming in. Thank you very much for your consideration and feedback.

Whitney
Owner
Brava

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Reviewed 21 July 2014

Great staff, unique food, wonderful atmosphere! Be adventurous and try new things. Pear, blue cheese and shallots bruchetta - who'd have guessed that would be so delicious! Excellent wine selections

1  Thank J P
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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.

3  Thank TeamMan
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Reviewed 15 July 2014

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

Thank Ekell87
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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

Thank Travis R
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