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mattyshack Jan 29, 2008 09:14 AM

I am working on a list for my blog of corkage free restaurants in Los Angeles...

Can I get some help? I'll credit you in the article if you want! Just leave your name and location in your response!

Here are some I can think of:

Cobras & Matadors
Cube
Osteria La Buca? They told me there was a corkage, but they didn't charge me?

Or other restaurants with a corkage of less then $5?

  1. afs Jan 29, 2008 09:23 AM

    Colori Kitchen in DT LA $0.00 corkage fee
    Former chef of Ca'Brea
    Amazing Itlaian food, dinner served Thursday - Sat.
    Open for lunch Mon - Friday

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      ns1 Jan 29, 2008 11:34 AM

      2nded, awesome. I love their spaghetti/meatballs. Very unique sauce imho

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      sebi Jan 29, 2008 09:28 AM

      I believe La Buca has changed their corkage policy to $18.

      1. r
        RicRios Jan 29, 2008 10:12 AM

        Bella Roma SPQR, corkage $4.00

        1. Servorg Jan 29, 2008 10:13 AM

          Previous thread on low to no corkage

          http://www.chowhound.com/topics/393139

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            Obessed Jan 29, 2008 10:33 AM

            Fritto Misto - $4
            Providence - Monday night no corkage
            Angelini Osteria - if you buy a bottle, you can open a bottle for no corkage (does this count?)

            1. d
              Diana Jan 29, 2008 11:22 AM

              Rahel Veggie Cuisine
              Follow Your Heart Cafe
              Cafe Bizou less than $5 ($2-$3)

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                bruinike Jan 29, 2008 11:35 AM

                25 Degrees (Hollywood) - no corkage fee
                Bread & Porridge (Santa Monica) - no corkage fee
                Bandera/Houstons/Gulfstream - no corkage fee
                Puran's - BYOB, no corkage fee
                Roll House Sushi (Santa Monica) - BYOB, no corkage fee
                Cube - BYOB, no corkage fee
                Cobras and Matadors (WeHo) - BYOB, no corkage fee
                Girasole (Larchmont) - BYOB, no corkage fee
                The Kitchen (Silverlake) - BYOB, no corkage fee
                Mao's Kitchen (Venice and Weho) - no corkage fee
                Metro Cafe (Culver City) - no corkage fee
                Cafe du Village (Larchmont) - no corkage fee
                Larkin's (Eagle Rock) - BYOB, no corkage fee
                Pitfire Pizza - no corkage fee
                Angelini Osteria (WeHo) - if you buy one bottle, no corkage fee
                Melrose Bar & Grill (Beverly Hills) - if you buy one bottle, no corkage fee
                Josie's (Santa Monica) - no corkage fee on Mondays
                Providence - no corkage fee on Mondays
                Matteo's (Westwood) - no corkage fee on Sundays
                Fritto Misto (Santa Monica & Manhattan Beach) - BYOB, $4
                Elf Cafe (Echo Park)- BYOB, $5
                Food Court LA - (WeHo) - $5
                Cafe Bella Roma (West LA) - $4
                Gingergrass (Silverlake) - $8
                A Votre Sante (Brentwood) - $8
                Pizzicotto (Brentwood) - $8
                Prado (Larchmont) - $8
                Border Grill (Santa Monica) - $8
                Vivoli Cafe (WeHo) - $10
                Brunello Trattoria (Culver City) - $10
                Osteria Latini (Hollywood) - $12
                Le Petit Greek (Larchmont) - $12
                Amarone (Sunset) - $15
                Il Carpaccio (Pacific Palisades) - $15
                Sushi Mon - $15
                Taste - half off all bottles on Mondays
                Boa (Santa Monica & WeHo) - half off all bottles on Sundays

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                1. re: bruinike
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                  Diana Jan 29, 2008 11:38 AM

                  good list!

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                    mattyshack Jan 29, 2008 11:42 AM

                    Thanks bruinike, great list!

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                      la tache burger Jan 29, 2008 11:43 AM

                      Awesome! Adding Boneyard Bistro: No corkage Thurdays. Tuesdays and Wednesdays half off many bottles on their list.

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                        mattyshack Jan 29, 2008 11:50 AM

                        Boneyard? Awesome, I recently went for their half off deal. Although, you end up paying closer to retail. Which is still nice.

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                          LesThePress Jan 29, 2008 03:13 PM

                          Bizou, $3 corkage

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                        JBC Jan 29, 2008 03:29 PM

                        Nice list, here are 2 more:

                        Soliel - French - Westwood ~ $5.00 corkage (oops, 1 penny too much).
                        http://www.soleilwestwood.com/wine.html

                        Black Sheep Bistro - French/Spanish Mediterreanan - Tustin
                        $0.00 corkage, & you "can" rent their big wine glasses at $4.00 per or by definition bring your own and pay zero (scroll to bottom - in red):
                        http://www.blacksheepbistro.com/menup...

                      3. tatertotsrock Jan 29, 2008 08:24 PM

                        INGREDIENTS
                        in North Glendale/Montrose
                        BYOB-no corkage

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                          sarahjane Jan 29, 2008 09:13 PM

                          brownstone pizza. right next door to colorado wine company.

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                            LaLa Eat Jan 29, 2008 09:17 PM

                            Colorado Wine Company has a corkage list for the area, they say they are going to update it sometime soon..
                            http://www.cowineco.com/content415.html

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                          mattyshack Jan 30, 2008 02:54 PM

                          http://diglounge.net/?p=259

                          Here is the link to the list.

                          1. PinotPlease Aug 8, 2008 07:24 PM

                            Is Cube more "dinner-like" at night? Candles, low lights? Or still kind of cafeteria-ish?

                            1. russkar Aug 8, 2008 10:03 PM

                              Houston's , Gulfstream, R&D, and most Asian Restaurants have ZERO Corkage.

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