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A photo of SOL Mexican Cocina - Playa Vista restaurant
4.3
Awesome(890)
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Playa Vista
Booked 30 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 Caravan Swim Club at Hotel June restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(285)
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Playa Vista
Booked 2 times today
Caravan Swim Club at Hotel June is a top-rated destination for Californian cuisine. Its exceptional ambiance, service, and food come highly recommended by numerous patrons. Reviews highlight the restaurant's delightful Californian-Mexican seafood fusion, garnished with an inviting, chilled atmosphere. The attentive service, coupled with an enticing cocktail menu, also receives outstanding accolades. Food favorites such as the Squash quesadilla, Carne Asada tacos and fresh oysters, and unorthodox delights like the mezcal flight, are memorable for their freshness and flavor. Moreover, Caravan Swim Club's elegant ambiance, featuring poolside views and 'Californian meets Tulum' decor, completes the stunning Californian dining experience.
A photo of Polanco Modern Mexican Steakhouse restaurant
4.4
Awesome(350)
Price: Expensive
• Mexican • Manhattan Beach
Booked 2 times today
Polanco Modern Mexican Steakhouse has been consistently praised for its top-notch food, service, and ambiance. This acclaimed restaurant offers an authentic Mexican dining experience, with customers raving about its exceptional culinary offerings, including perfectly cooked steaks, delicious creamed corn, delectable guacamole and enticing salsas. The establishment’s commitment to authenticity is further emphasized by its modern Mexican ambiance. Diners celebrate moments of distinction at Polanco, from wedding anniversaries to special evenings, and consistently plan to return with friends and family. The restaurant's impeccable service also earns a special mention, contributing to an overall 10/10 dining experience. In summary, Polanco Modern Mexican Steakhouse is a destination venue providing an outstanding, authentic Mexican culinary journey.
A photo of Kalaveras - Marina Del Rey restaurant
4.2
Awesome(105)
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Marina del Rey
Booked 4 times today
Kalaveras - Marina Del Rey is highly praised for its excellent Mexican cuisine. The reviews suggest an exceptional dining experience, with one guest stating, "For Mexican cuisine, this place is excellent". The food is presented as tangy and well-balanced, dodging the overuse of hot peppers that other places get wrong. Guests laud the restaurant for delicious tacos, empanadas, and brunch options, making it a perfect spot for any meal. The exceptional service, great prices, and captivating ambiance complete with music and decor add to the overall experience. With its clean environment and stellar customer service, Kalaveras is definitely a must-visit for anyone craving authentic Mexican flavors.
A photo of El Torito - Hawthorne restaurant
4.5
Awesome(92)
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Manhattan Beach
Booked 3 times today
El Torito in Hawthorne offers an excellent dining experience with its Mexican cuisine. Various patrons vouch for the great food and service, commenting on the "fabulous customer service," "good variety of food options," and how the restaurant has been consistently good for 24 years. In particular, the brunch seems to be a standout, with a well-received omelette station and ceviche. The restaurant's ambiance is friendly and welcoming; patrons feel comfortable bringing groups, including children, for brunch. The servers, like Jose and Justin, are often singled out for their excellent, attentive service and good knowledge of the menu. With its proximity to the SoFi Stadium event center, El Torito is an ideal choice for those looking for a hearty meal in a Mexican cuisine restaurant.
A photo of Casa Sanchez restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(925)
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • West Los Angeles
Booked 7 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 Mija Handcraft Kitchen restaurant
4.5
Awesome(8)
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Culver City
Mija Handcraft Kitchen is a refined temple of American cuisine, offering an extraordinary dining experience that blends taste and tranquility. As echoed in reviews, the culinary creation - fire food, is especially mesmerizing and provides a unique taste that leaves you longing for your next visit. The restaurant boasts a serene environment, which enhances the overall dining experience. The combination of unique culinary offerings and a calming ambiance enables Mija Handcraft Kitchen to distinguish itself as an incredible representation of American cuisine. While the menu was not detailed, the singular mention of the 'fire food' hints at innovative culinary prowess.
A photo of El Torito - Marina Del Rey restaurant
4.2
Awesome(349)
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Marina del Rey
Booked 4 times today
El Torito, located in Marina Del Rey, is lauded for its authentic Mexican cuisine. Customers have lauded the excellent service, outstanding food quality, and the beautiful marina view. Their menu offers a fantastic array of Mexican classics. The lovely environment is ideal for any occasion, from family gatherings to romantic dinners. The restaurant's vegan-friendly capacity is also highlighted, as they accommodate special dietary requirements with options like bean burritos. Reviewers consistently mention the great value for money, with special mention of the happy hour deals. With quotes like "Outstanding! By far the best Mexican food in the marina" and "Great, authentic Mexican dishes", it's clear that El Torito upholds a high culinary standard in its Mexican cuisine.
A photo of Javier's - Century City restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(2857)
Price: Expensive
• Mexican • Century City
Booked 153 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
4.4
Awesome(728)
Price: Expensive
• Mexican • Beverly Hills
Booked 72 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.
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