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MICHELIN Guide 2019

Bäco Mercat

  • 408 S. Main St., Los Angeles, 90001, United States
  • 25 - 50 USD • Spanish
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MICHELIN Guide 2019

Bäco Mercat

  • 408 S. Main St., Los Angeles, 90001, United States
  • 25 - 50 USD • Spanish
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Lauded as the beating heart of Chef Josef Centeno’s expanding LA empire, this lively room can feel dressed up or down depending on the occasion—a snack at the long bar, an intimate corner date or a group celebration at the communal tables. Oscillating between Spanish, Middle Eastern and Italian accents, this food is big on flavor, fun and ideal for sharing. The menu centers around "bäcos" and "cocas"-types of flatbread sandwiches packed with quirky, yet satisfying fillings like oxtail hash, cheddar and horseradish yogurt. Small plates are also big stars here, from a creamy eggplant-fava dip with za'atar and mint, to buttermilk-fried quail over smoky and tart pea leaves. A dreamy disc of pistachio-and-crème fraiche cheesecake makes for a worthy finale.

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  • The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal
  • ó Quite comfortable

Facilities & Services

  • r Outdoor dining
  • Ä New establishment in the guide
  • E Establishment totally or partly reserved for non-smokers

Information

+1 213-687-8808
Opening hours
Lunch & dinner daily

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