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Lula Cocina
Lula Cocina

Lula Cocina Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.lulacocinamexicana.com
  • Email: info@lulacocinamexicana.com
  • Phone: (310) 392-5711
  • Hours of Operation: Sunday Brunch: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Executive Chef: Geraldine Gilliland
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Full service catering, either out house or yours. Every aspect of your event will be handled by our professional and experienced Event planner & service staff.
  • Private Party Facilities: We offer an out door patio that can seat 70 comfortably. We are also proud to offer Geraldine Gilliland's personal estate up Corral Canyon in Malibu for Catered events. www.ranchochiquita.com
  • Private Party Contact: Hunter (314) 323-4663
  • Special Events & Promotions: We do all kinds of special events, from office catering and large dinner parties to off site catering and weddings. Give us a call today to chat!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: hill & ashland
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Metered parking offered by the City of Santa Monica directly behind the Restaurant for your convience
A word from Lula Cocina
From the moment you walk into Lula, you are greeted with festive artwork from such respected chicano artists as Eloy Torrez, George Yepes, Carlos Almaras & Frank Romero. The cuisine is truly traditional Mexican with recipes from every corner of Mexico. Tamales & tortillas are made everyday in our kitchen. With over 500 Tequilas, Lula Cocina Mexicana is the largest Tequila bar in Los Angeles.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Food was average, service disappointing. Had to ask waiter three times for some additional condiments. Good location but unlikely to go back."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Reasonable but unremarkable California/Mexican cuisine. Very pleasant, friendly staff"
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "went to Lula for my birthday and they seated 17 of us comfortably. they have a fun atmosphere, good food, good service, and delicious cocktails. i'll definitely go back."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "The food is a cut above the ubiquitous Mexican restaurant in LA and you can take that from my wife who is from Guadalajara and is very picky about Mexican food in America. They have an excellent selection of tequilas and strong well mixed drinks."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Very good vegetarian options, our family was provided with a lot of choice!"
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Just the place for children wonderful ambience and v good food"
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "Great place to go with people from work to unwind and do team building."
    Dined on 12/9/2013
  • "Went for Dia de los Muertos - Tequila tasting at the door and hundreds of Tequilas on the menu. Excellent authentic Mexican food - large portions and satisfying!"
    Dined on 11/1/2013
  • "Multiple return customer however this last visit I almost left because the one bartender for the entire restaurant could not handle the business. The table service in the restaurant was much better and the food was goodx as usual."
    Dined on 10/25/2013
  • "Nice Mexican Restaurant on Main Street in Santa Monica. The food, atmosphere, and service were good as always. It also had an extensive vegetarian menu."
    Dined on 9/20/2013
  • "This place has been on Main Street for many years and has been excellent. We are there Friday night and the food was excellent, drinks great and service excellent. It was a pleasant evening on a warm summer night. This is not a gourmet place but the food is tasty, cooked well and interesting. I had the Yucatan pulled pork and it was great. Terrific casual place with a great Tequila bar."
    Dined on 8/30/2013
  • "Love Lula. Definitely worth the drive from our Beverly Hills home to Santa Monica --delish. Clean non greasy food - even the duck taco. Lean & no fat !!! Lovely service. Though we dine only occasionally. Jorge always remembers us down to my glass of ice !!!"
    Dined on 8/25/2013
  • "Lula's was a disappointment. We used to eat there often but the food quality has really gone down. The Baja fish tacos were so heavily battered and fried they were like cement and the rice was almost like instant rice. The salsa was very good but the lunch tasted as though it had been prepared a week earlier. Our friends were unable to join us and after we had lunch I was glad they weren't there! So sorry."
    Dined on 8/4/2013
  • "Always great fun to be here. The restaurant has great spirit, as do the servers! Creative and interesting every time."
    Dined on 7/26/2013