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Best Southwest American Restaurants in Silver Lake


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A photo of Loreto restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Mexican • Atwater Village
Booked 41 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 Casita Del Campo restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Los Feliz
Booked 5 times today
Casita Del Campo is acclaimed as a longstanding bastion of excellent and authentic Mexican cuisine. With its vibrant ambiance and rich history, it caters to all with a welcoming atmosphere and spectacular food. Reviewers rave about the excellent food, strong drinks, and the exceptional service, proving that it is a fantastic dining experience for all occasions. Noted for its old school Los Angeles Mexican comfort food, the restaurant particularly impresses with its tasty scratch margaritas, as well as traditional dishes like enchiladas and chile relleno. The beautiful setting, enhanced by Mexican tile and a killer tequila selection, is appreciated by all, with many vowing to return. Reviewers highlight the restaurant’s consistent quality that has been maintained throughout its 60 years of family ownership, labeling it as a "great traditional Mexican place" that is worth visiting.
A photo of LA Cha Cha Chá restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Mexican • Arts District
Booked 32 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 Kalaveras - Silverlake restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Silver Lake
Booked 3 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 Guelaguetza restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Koreatown
Booked 11 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 Mama Por Dios - DTLA restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Mexican • Downtown
Booked 13 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 El Compadre - Hollywood restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Hollywood
Booked 16 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 Corteza at Sendero restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Mexican • Downtown
Booked 2 times today
Corteza at Sendero is a gem of Latin American cuisine, renowned for blending the vibrant flavors of South and Central American dishes. The restaurant has garnered praise from patrons for its amazing food and exceptional service. Reviewers note that the staff and chef go above and beyond to create an unforgettable dining experience, complemented by a spectacular view and a diverse selection of mezcals. The food is lauded as innovative and delightful, with the chef even taking the time to explain each dish. With its enchanting ambiance, array of delicious dishes and exceptional service, Corteza at Sendero is a must-visit for anyone seeking a memorable dining experience.
A photo of Alma restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Mexican • Beverly / Fairfax / La Brea / Third St.
Booked 8 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 Mr. Tempo Cantina Hollywood restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Mexican • Hollywood
Booked 5 times today
Renowned for its authentic Mexican cuisine and popular reviews, Mr. Tempo Cantina Hollywood is a can't-miss gastronomical experience. Customers rave about the delicious food, comparing it to the best Mexican dishes even in Mexico itself. Food lovers highly recommend the Berrian tacos, nachos, and the mouth-watering tomahawk. Reviewers also laud the exceptional service, and praise the staff's friendliness and attentiveness. The inviting atmosphere combined with fantastic food and drink make Mr. Tempo a coupled location for special occasions like birthdays. Overall, it's not just the food, but the excellent service and captivating environment that makes Mr. Tempo Cantina Hollywood a top choice for Mexican cuisine.
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