Nook Neighborhood Bistro

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3.6 rating over 7 reviews

310-207-5160

11628 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 9 ( )

Los Angeles, CA 90025

Neighborhoods: West Los Angeles

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Tags: Californian, Lunch, Fine Dining, Takeout, BYOB, Tapas, Bistro, Wraps, Salads, and Healthy
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  • Located in a mini-mall just west of Barry Avenue, the place is literally tucked behind a pizza parlor and a Chinese restaurant. Its name is listed on a corner sign with the other mall businesses.
  • This tiny eatery holds only about 30 diners, so bring some friends and request a booth.
  • Located in a mini-mall just west of Barry Avenue, the somewhat obscured eatery is tucked between a pizza parlor and a Chinese restaurant. Its name is listed on a corner sign with the other mall businesses.
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Nook Neighborhood Bistro

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Hidden in West LA

I’ve driven by The Nook thousands of times. I even knew it was there. It is so hidden, tucked away in the back corner of a shit strip mall in West LA you’d never think to check it out. So why did I check it out, cause I heard the food kicks ass. This place is small, a hobbit hole of a restaurant, but it’s nice, simple, clean and fresh feeling, cafe, bistro like.

The menu consists of Salads, Homemade Soups, Pulled Pork Open Faced, Tuna Sandwich, Salmon Wrap, Chicken Club, Catfish Burrito, Three Cheese Mac, Nook Burger, Brown Rice Bowl and a Calamari Steak. That was most of the menu, it’s small, but interesting.

As predictable as the Sun rising, Raiders losing or Celebrity Marriages not working out I ordered the Nook Burger, which I heard was great. We also ordered the Three Cheese Mac and a Caesar Salad.

The Mac came out first, a good size portion, but really unless you’re 8, who eats only Mac and Cheese as their dinner. And it’s 9 bucks, and there are no half portions or sides of it. I don’t get that. It was good. I definitely would order it again, but only if I had two other people to split it with. It was cheesy, gooey and crispy on top. And the blend of the Manchego, Cheddar and Gruyere was a good mix.

At the sight of my burger my hopes were as high as Amy Winehouse on a bender with Christopher Lloyd… I’m not sure if Christopher Lloyd rolls like that but we call can dream, can’t we…

This burger comes out on a Grilled Rustic roll. The burger is covered with gruyere cheese, red and white onion jam and baby arugula. The meat flavor was good, not great. The toppings were a little different and flavorful. The cheese was perfect and the bread tasted great but it was too thick. The burger was served with a slaw, which was zesty and delicious and a good complement to the burger.

I like The Nook. It’s a good little restaurant in a shitty location. However, I’d rather have a great restaurant in a bad location then a horrible restaurant in a great location. People will find and search out great food and it seems like they are finding it at The Nook.

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Homemade Mac & Cheese

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Nook Burger

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Too much bun or bread

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Nook is a very quaint place but the portions...

Nook is a very quaint place but the portions were copious and the prices were definitely reasonable.

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I wish Nook was in my neighborhood because I'd...

I wish Nook was in my neighborhood because I’d be there all the time. The food was delicious and reasonable, and the spot was indeed a cozy little nook.

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I ate at Nook a few years ago when they first...

I ate at Nook a few years ago when they first opened and it was fantastic…although the tapenade they served with the bread had soooo much raw garlic in it- kind of ruined my tastebuds for the rest of the meal….but a solid westside find for sure.

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Hard to find, but delicious. Wonderful fresh...

Hard to find, but delicious. Wonderful fresh ingredients and fairly reasonable prices.

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Great neighborhood find....decent menu with...

Great neighborhood find….decent menu with fresh market ingredients, friendly service and good ambiance.

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Amazing food but the portion was very small!

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