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Martini's & Appetizers?

Hypnotic23 Apr 29, 2007 01:42 PM

Where in the Sherman Oaks/Studio City are is a nice spot to grab a tasty Martini and appetizers?

Thanks,

Stuart

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    brandygirl Apr 29, 2007 01:52 PM

    I've never been, but I hear Firefly is a great place to go. When I lived in that area, I used to go to the bar at the Daily Grill for martinis, but they didn't have a great selection of appetizers.

    If you are willing to drive to Woodland Hills, I highly recommend either Ruth's Chris (my personal fave) or the new Fleming's steakhouse. Next to Fleming's is Roy's, but I haven't been there yet.

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    1. re: brandygirl
      Hypnotic23 Apr 29, 2007 02:05 PM

      Firefly is fun yet a bit loud and more for after 9pm I'm after a spot say Happy Hour time?

      I too like Ruth Chris yet thats closer to my office vs. my home, Sherman Oaks.

      Roys & Flemings I do enjoy as well for dinners.

      Thanks,

      Stuart

    2. Local Apr 29, 2007 03:44 PM

      recalled a similar recent thread http://www.chowhound.com/topics/338084

      1. Emme Apr 29, 2007 03:53 PM

        minibar might be fun for tapas/appetizers... sherman oaks really does need a good martini bar...

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        1. re: Emme
          Hypnotic23 Apr 29, 2007 04:09 PM

          Where's Minibar? Is this different then O'le Tapas?

          1. re: Hypnotic23
            Emme Apr 29, 2007 04:35 PM

            farther toward the city than i recalled on cahuenga near barham
            http://www.minibarlounge.com/

        2. alohaanna Apr 29, 2007 05:22 PM

          Spark Woodfire Grill on Ventura has great martinis and more hearty appetizers, but the bar is pretty small, just a few seats. If you can go farther east to Burbank, French 75 has a great bar with good martinis and great appetizers.

          1. Debbie W Apr 29, 2007 05:49 PM

            Two places we go when we want drinks are Stanley's and Oyster House Saloon. Both make decent martinis (can only vouch for gin because we don't drink vodka). Appetizers probably easier at Stanley's, many more choices, although Oyster House has oyster shooters for 75 cents each between 5p and 7p or something like that (and maybe it's divier than you want). Another nice spot might be Ca' del Sole but that's a bit outside your geographic request, in North Hollywood.

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