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Nara Mediterranean Bistro & Lounge

17970 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91316-3632
+1 818-774-9621
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good40%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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25 Jun 2017
“Fun place - good food.”
1 Jul 2014
“Excellent Lebanese food”
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Greek
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LOCATION
17970 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91316-3632
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

What a fun place. My wife and I are Germans, living in LA, and are not "too much" into this culture. Our friend Vahe makes us try them, so we are on a culinary journey from Persian to Armenian and now Libanese - and what...More

Thank GuidoKarp
Reviewed 1 July 2014

This place has excellent Lebanese food. Authentic "mezza" (appetizers). We were there with a large group and the service was excellent as well. Don't skip the kibbeh Neyyeh (Raw meat).

Thank m_cal_1
Reviewed 31 October 2013

We joined another couple who praised this small restaurant off of Ventura Blvd. I must say that we also enjoyed our experience there. The service was outstanding and the food was good. We sat outdoors and enjoyed the hookah and the atmosphere. They have a...More

1  Thank Bill G
Reviewed 8 July 2011

Banu is less than 5 months old, but it is THE Persian restaurant for people who want to experience traditional cuisine in a modern Persian atmosphere. Get a reservation on the patio and share one of the elegant leather booths fitted with a Persian rug...More

1  Thank GlassCityGourmet
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17970 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91316-3632 (Formerly Banu)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
  • Phone Number: +1 818-774-9621
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Description
Modern style Mediterranean restaurant, pleasant atmosphere, music and belly dancing in weekends, hookah lounge that opens late. Lebanese chef that is well known for food display and great taste
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