15 expert reviews
“The cheese-and-charcuterie-intensive inspiration for L.A.'s new generation of wine bars, Suzanne Goin's pan-Mediterranean A.O.C. is a fantasy of a modern small-plates restaurant.”
– LA Weekly
"The room is sleek, the long bar welcoming, and the staff knowledgeable and friendly."
"At this jewel of a wine bar, chef Suzanne Goin and sommelier/owner Caroline Styne feed a feistily flavored small-plate menu to friends, lovebirds and trendy families." Full review
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"A menu of small plates that draws on the finest local produce: pork rillettes are served with pickled onions, and arroz negro with squid arrives with a big dollop of garlicky saffron aioli." Full review
""Beautiful new digs" with a "gorgeous" courtyard get the "A-OK" from "low-key power" patrons who "never get bored" with this Third Street showcase." Full review
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"Pithy name amended by ample wine selection. Euro-style wine bar may be Lucques' spicier sister, but she's still well-mannered."