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A photo of Guelaguetza restaurant
4.5
Awesome(328)
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Koreatown
Booked 35 times today
Guelaguetza is an acclaimed restaurant known for its authentic Mexican cuisine. Many patrons have praised the restaurant for its amazing food and excellent service. Indeed, many reviews state that it's the best Mexican food they've ever tasted. A particularly beloved dish is their mole, described as rich and delicious. Portions are large, and the menu offers unique offerings such as crickets. The authentic Oaxacan cuisine is served in a lively, engaging environment complete with live music. The restaurant's popularity is evident as reservations are often needed. Beyond just food, the restaurant's ambiance, including the live music, has been described as perfect for celebrations. The consistent high praise is a testament to Guelaguetza's commitment to quality Mexican cuisine.
A photo of Casa Madera restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(180)
Price: Expensive
• Mexican • Hollywood Hills
Booked 31 times today
Casa Madera stands out as an exceptional seafood cuisine restaurant, exceeding customer expectations with its innovative and delicious dishes. Patrons commend the eatery for its visually stunning meals, with special mention of the Pacifico Striped bass which is chef's recommendation. With every bite, you can tell that a lot of care and attention has been invested into crafting each dish, making the culinary experience at Casa Madera truly unforgettable. Besides the food, the restaurant provides a beautiful decor and warm, inviting atmosphere, further enhancing the dining experience. The staff receives high praise for outstanding service, always ready with excellent meal recommendations and ensuring guests' comfort. This, coupled with the stunning views across LA, contributes to the overall outstanding experience at Casa Madera. A dinner at Casa Madera is not just a meal, but a delightful journey of sea-food flavors.
A photo of Toca Madera - West Hollywood restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(3076)
Price: Expensive
• Mexican • West Hollywood
Booked 23 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 LA Cha Cha Chá restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1236)
Price: Expensive
• Mexican • Arts District
Booked 41 times today
LA Cha Cha Chá is the sister restaurant to Mexico City's Terraza Cha Cha Chá. A place where we celebrate our barrio culture with delicious Mexican food, cocktails, wine, and a special selection of mezcal and tequila.- We accept reservations and encourage walk-ins. As per our cancelation policy, you have until 5 hours before your reservation to cancel, otherwise, your group will be charged a fee of $30 per person. All reservations have a 15 minute grace period, after this time frame your booking will be moved to the top of our waiting list. We do not have a phone line, please use the chat feature or email us directly at reservations@chachacha.la - Please note that we are reservation based. Parties of 1-2 reserve the table for 1.5 hours. Parties of 3-4 reserve the table for 2 hours. Parties of 5-6 reserve the table for 2.5 hours. Parties of 7+ reserve the table for 3 hours. - We do not take requests for specific table bookings.- Reservations are weather permitted
A photo of Loreto restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(142)
Price: Very Expensive
• Mexican • Atwater Village
Booked 45 times today
Bathed by the Pacific Ocean to the West and by the Mar de Cortés to the East, California’sPeninsula is layered with a rich history of cultures reinventing seafood with bold flavors.At our Barra de Peninsula we serve the best bounty that these Oceans have to offer, and we celebrate the people who make our coasts so delicious, from Uni and clam divers to the Concheros in Baja and much more.
A photo of Kalaveras - Silverlake restaurant
4.4
Awesome(93)
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Silver Lake
Booked 5 times today
Kalaveras - Silverlake is consistently considered one of the finest sources of Mexican cuisine by its patrons. Reviews praise not only the delicious food and drinks, but also the impeccable service that keeps guests returning. The lively atmosphere, often accompanied by music, offers a unique dining experience for groups. Reviewers take note of the rapid service, and particular praise is given to the free-flowing mimosas and quick food service. The restaurant also caters to special occasions, receiving acclaim for making birthdays extraordinary. Although the food is considered 'average' by one Mexican reviewer, the overall experience at Kalaveras - Silverlake guarantees a recommended visit for a taste of Mexican cuisine.
A photo of Mama Por Dios - DTLA restaurant
4.1
Excellent(521)
Price: Very Expensive
• Mexican • Downtown
Booked 15 times today
Mama Por Dios - DTLA is repeatedly lauded for its exceptional Mexican cuisine and outstanding service. Quoting from numerous glowing reviews, the food is described as "DELICIOUS and worth every penny", "great", and "very few other times in my life" good. Specialty dishes such as the green shrimp enchiladas and the lobster notably stood out. Complementing the food is the fantastic ambiance, described as "super great", and top-notch service, with specific praise for waitstaff like Martin and Angel. The lively and clean environment also contributes to its popularity. It's not just a restaurant, it's a "great restaurant to celebrate your birthday" and a "great place to call your go-to Mexican spot".
A photo of Alma restaurant
4.3
Awesome(158)
Price: Very Expensive
• Mexican • Beverly / Fairfax / La Brea / Third St.
Booked 15 times today
Alma has been highly praised in numerous reviews for its authentic and delicious Mexican cuisine. It has an upscale location at The Grove Shopping center which provides a fantastic ambiance, complete with decor that reflects the beauty of Mexico. Many customers commend the food for having unique, creative, and beautiful dishes like Mar y Tierra, huevos con chorizo, skirt steak and shrimp tacos. The service is also praised as being top-notch, with friendly and attentive staff who even offered a blanket during a chilly night. One diner remarked, "the food was so wonderful, it was like being back in Mexico again." Alma presents a fantastic dining experience, making it a favorite restaurant for many.
A photo of El Compadre - Hollywood restaurant
4.5
Awesome(487)
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Hollywood
Booked 18 times today
El Compadre in Hollywood offers authentic Mexican cuisine that has been praised as "outstanding", "authentic", and "above average", according to numerous reviews. Customers highlight the "great comfort food", "old school, very cool vibe", and "excellent service". Some dishes that have been singled out for praise include the "chicken mole enchiladas", "steak, cheese enchilada and beef taco combination plate", and the "flaming margarita". Reviewers also compliment the classic old Hollywood ambiance, family-friendly atmosphere, and the welcoming staff. Many diners "highly recommend" El Compadre and assure to "go back again and again". It is described as "one of the best Mexican restaurants in Los Angeles".
A photo of Pink Taco - Sunset restaurant
4.0
Excellent(699)
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Hollywood
Booked 13 times today
Pink Taco - Sunset, located in Los Angeles, is a beloved Mexican restaurant that consistently garners rave reviews for its excellent service, comfortable atmosphere, and above all, authentic and flavorful Mexican fare. Reviewers excitedly recommend the 'OG Pink Tacos', a unique specialty, and laud the 'fresh hot chips and Guac', a standard yet well-executed staple. Praise also extends to their Margaritas, described as 'outstanding'. With 'happy hour specials' that are 'delicious', it is valued for its affordability despite being located in Los Angeles. Patrons commend the staff for their welcoming demeanor and efficiency. For quality Mexican cuisine in a lively setting replete with great 'vibes', Pink Taco - Sunset is a surefire choice.
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