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The Black Trumpet Bistro

Map & Directions 18344 Beach Blvd.
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
  • Mediterranean, Small Plates, Tapas
  • Sun 4:30pm-9pm, Tue-Thu 11:30am-9:30pm, Fri 11:30am-10pm, Sat 4:30am-10pm
  • All Major Credit Cards, cash
  • Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Beer/Wine
  • Not Accepted
  • Lot available


OC Weekly's Description

The Black Trumpet Bistro’s specialty is that it doesn’t have one. If you had to describe it to friends, you’d tell them about the jazz theme: Paintings of Miles Davis, Satchmo and Johnny Coltrane crowd the walls. The space is small, the appropriate size for a restaurant calling itself a bistro. It has velvet-lined benches, an open kitchen and shelves of vino near the back. But because the Black Trumpet cherry-picks its dishes from Italy, France, Spain, Greece and Morocco, it’s entirely possible to construct a meal in which every course hails from a place nowhere near the last. Start with pita bread and a complimentary house dip concocted by mixing feta cheese, olives, pepper flakes and olive oil into a chunky slurry. A falafel can be had as an appetizer followed by an Italian caprese salad. After that, a fuming crock pot of French onion might be your soup. And your main course could be Spanish paella studded with shellfish and squid.

Member Reviews

  • on 09/13/13

    This Place is amazing. I usually don't like Tapas or Mediterranean style food, but this is NOT that type of food. They Have specials daily prepared by Nema, the Executive Chef, and it is all unbelievable. I am in the restaurant business, and have several customers with Great Food, but this is my favorite by FAR.
    My Favorites...AND, Before you judge, you should really try them... More >>

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  • Curtis T. on 04/05/13

    Get the Brussel Sprouts with Chorizo!

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