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Best Southwest American Restaurants in Culver City


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A photo of Javier's - Century City restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Mexican • Century City
Booked 104 times today
Javier's in Century City is synonymous with outstanding high-quality Mexican cuisine, drawing rave reviews for its refined and delectable dishes. Its location on Santa Monica Blvd makes it a prime spot for diners seeking an elevated dining experience. As patrons attest, you pay for what you get at Javier's - exceptional, fresh food combined with professional grade service. It's far from a typical Mexican joint, offering unique takes on classics, from the tangy green chile sauce on the enchiladas to the first-class dessert creations. With excellent reviews highlighting its impressive menu, ambiance, and top-notch service, Javier's sets the benchmark for exceptional Mexican culinary experiences.
A photo of The Hideaway restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Mexican • Beverly Hills
Booked 80 times today
The Hideaway, located in the heart of Rodeo Beverly Hills, is a shining gem for contemporary Mexican cuisine. The restaurant, owned by Diana Ross's son Evan Ross, is tucked away in a quaint complex, boasting a fabulous Mexican steak house ambiance. The restaurant's unique and flavorful dishes, coupled with excellent service, create an enjoyable dining experience. Standouts from the menu include the chips & salsa, tuna tartare pequenitos, Alaskan king crab pequenitios, and short ribs. Whether for a special occasion or a regular outing, the Hideaway guarantees a rich, tasty, and memorable culinary experience. High praise from guests emphasizes the quality and uniqueness of the food, as well as the enjoyable atmosphere.
A photo of Gracias Madre - West Hollywood restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Mexican • West Hollywood
Booked 79 times today
Gracias Madre - West Hollywood is highly recommended for its authentic Mexican cuisine with a vegan twist. Patrons rave about their innovative plant-based dishes, including their outstanding vegetarian options, jackfruit tacos, and gluten-free offerings. The atmosphere is highly praised, with many reviews mentioning the beautiful patio seating and impeccable service. What makes Gracias Madre stand out is their ability to satisfy even non-vegan customers with their exciting, flavorful dishes. Their happy hour specials, delicious drinks, and the restaurant's overall ambiance make it a must-visit. One reviewer even stated, "I'm not vegan and I didn't miss meat or dairy on my plate," suggesting an exceptional culinary experience for all food lovers.
A photo of Hermanito restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • West Los Angeles
Booked 34 times today
Hermanito is a unique restaurant that creatively merges Japanese and Mexican culinary influences to create an unexpected yet delightful dining experience. It is highly praised for its interesting twists on Mexican food, with a pointer to the mushroom mulita appetizer and miso sturgeon as standout dishes. The restaurant's stunning ambiance, described as a rustic Mexican winery/farmhouse vibe, is another aspect that reviewers consistently appreciate. Its service has also been commended, with servers often being singled out for their attentiveness and helpful suggestions. Though situated in the Sawtelle neighborhood, Hermanito's vibrant fusion cuisine makes it stand out and is a definite recommendation for a refreshing gastronomic experience.
A photo of Toca Madera - West Hollywood restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Mexican • West Hollywood
Booked 24 times today
Toca Madera, located in West Hollywood, is a well-loved restaurant for discerning aficionados of Mexican cuisine. Adored by both local and international visitors, it has received numerous positive reviews that praise its excellent food, attentive service, and vibrant ambiance. One reviewer described it as 'the best elevated Mexican food I’ve ever had in El Lay.' Several others highlight the restaurant's unique modern Mexico style, amazing vibe, delicious cocktails, and outstanding music. It also offers an exceptional dining experience, from unique culinary creations to mesmerizing decor and lively entertainment. Toca Madera is a true standout in the bustling Los Angeles food scene.
A photo of SOL Mexican Cocina - Playa Vista restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Playa Vista
Booked 42 times today
SOL Mexican Cocina - Playa Vista, located in the heart of Los Angeles County, is renowned for its exceptional Mexican cuisine. With rave reviews for its high-quality food, excellent service, and vibrant atmosphere, it's no wonder this spot is a favourite for locals. One reviewer highlighted the broad range of options on their brunch menu, praising dishes like chilaquiles. Another mentioned their expertise in cooking for people with celiac disease, ensuring a safe and delicious dining experience for all. The restaurant is also praised for their authentic Mexican food, great happy hour specials, and even live music. Whether you are craving gourmet Mexican food or fresh ceviche, SOL Mexican Cocina - Playa Vista is a must-visit restaurant.
A photo of Casa Sanchez restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • West Los Angeles
Booked 2 times today
Casa Sanchez offers an exceptional Mexican dining experience, boasting a diverse menu that goes beyond tacos, burritos, and fajitas; diners rave about the salmon, steaks, poultry, and the notable Chuleton de Puerco. Patrons emphasize the high-quality food, excellent service, and impressive live mariachi entertainment. This restaurant not only offers world class Mariachi but also ensures a comfortable sound level enabling conversations. According to a review, it's an "excellent dining experience as usual." Praised as an upscale spot, Casa Sanchez is described as more than just a meal—it’s an authentic experience, ideal for family celebrations and special occasions.
A photo of Cantina Frida restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Mexican • Beverly Hills
Booked 13 times today
Cantina Frida in LA is lauded for its excellent Mexican cuisine that is rich in authenticity and flavor. The restaurant consistently receives positive feedback for its tasty and carefully prepared dishes, including favorites such as green chicken enchiladas, the arrachera quesataco, and a selection of delectable tacos. Customers highlight the "out of this world" taste, praising the restaurant as one of the best Mexican spots in the city. The service is characterized as efficient, attentive, and friendly, making the dining experience remarkable. Despite the pricing being slightly substantial, the customers still consider it a worthy place for special occasions due to the quality of food and service. For an authentic Mexican culinary journey, Cantina Frida delivers with flying colors.
A photo of Lenny's Casita restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Mexican • Beverly Hills
Booked 11 times today
Mexicali street food concept by culinary creator Chef Lenny (Charcoal, Doma Land + Sea, Alenbi, Mike’s Bistro). The Casita blends authentic Mexican street food with Chef Lenny’s California roots and fine-dining experience to create a unique taqueria that can only be described as MexiCali. Glatt Kosher under the OK supervision.
A photo of Mama Por Dios - Beverly Hills restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Mexican • Beverly Hills
Booked 32 times today
Located in the vibrant neighborhood of Beverly Hills, Mama Por Dios offers not only an authentic Mexican cuisine experience but a lively atmosphere as well. This restaurant has garnered excellent reviews from patrons for its fantastic food and exceptional service. A line from one of the reviews confidently says, "BEST Mexican food I've had in a very long time." Many diners lauded the creative food presentation and highly praised the dishes for their traditional Mexican flavors with a modern twist. Notable mentions were the Spinach Salad, Chicken Enchiladas, and the Birria Tacos. Compliments were also extended to the energetic staff and their impeccable service. Mama Por Dios is indeed the place to go for an epic Mexican cuisine experience.

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Discover best Mexican / Southwestern restaurants in Culver City

Discover the vibrant Mexican dining scene nestled in the bustling neighborhood of Culver City, Los Angeles. This area offers an array of Mexican restaurants that showcase the rich culinary traditions of Mexico blended with the fresh, local flavors of Southern California. Whether you're craving traditional dishes such as tacos and enchiladas or looking for more innovative Mexican cuisine, Culver City has something to satisfy every palate. These establishments prioritize fresh, locally sourced ingredients, ensuring a high-quality dining experience. The dining atmosphere varies from casual eateries to upscale bistros, making it perfect for any occasion. Culver City’s Mexican restaurants are known for their warm, inviting ambiance and their commitment to authenticity and culinary excellence. This destination is a must-visit for food enthusiasts eager to explore top-notch Mexican culinary offerings in West Los Angeles.

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