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Frida Restaurant Americana - Glendale

3.9
217 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Mexican
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  • Good for Groups (294)
  • Neighborhood Gem (200)

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Frida Restaurant Americana in Glendale serves authentic Mexican cuisine. Its casual setting features contemporary décor and is ideal for dining out with friends or family. Patrons can start their meal with delicious Baja-style fish tacos, nachos, tortilla soup with epazote or a fresh mixed green salad with caramelized walnuts and chopped mango at Frida Restaurant Americana. A main course of Molcajete Frida with a variety of grilled meat and cactus with roasted tomatillo salsa, shrimp ceviche with avocado or chilaquiles with shredded chicken. Enchiladas, burritos, gluten-free options and vegetarian dishes are also on the menu.

Frida Restaurant Americana has a sizable bar with large screen televisions for guests to enjoy a drink, while watching sporting events. It features brunch on Sunday and outdoor seating for guests to dine, as well as converse. This restaurant provides catering for private functions.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Mexican
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Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday 11:00am to 10:00pm, Friday and Saturday 11:00am to 11:00pm, Sunday 10:30am to 10:00pm.
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Phone number
(818) 551-1666
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Joan Raigosa
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Catering
If you can't come to Frida, let Frida come to you!
Off-premises catering is available for parties of all sizes.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Brand Avenue
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Parking details
Parking at Americana at Brand with applicable rates. Valet and street parking available.
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Entertainment
Enjoy Mariachi music on Sunday for Sunday Brunch.
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Special events & promotions
Celebrate all your special occasions -graduations, wedding events, anniversaries, baby showers, birthdays and more - with us! Frida Restaurant is the perfect solution for all your festivities.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
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3.9
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3.9
food
3.8
service
3.9
ambience
2.0
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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0
Dined on February 11, 2015

I am very happy to have found Frida Mexican Restaurant at the Americana in Glendale. The service is excellent. The staff is attentive and friendly without "hovering" over you. Having grown up in Mexico City, blessed with parents who were epicurean, I've had trouble finding a "Mexican" place where the food is really Mexican! Frida reminds me of a fine Mexico City restaurant.

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Sophie1 (Los Angeles)
5.0
Dined on February 11, 2015

Have been here several times and the help is great and the food delicious!

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Enma (Los Angeles)
4.0
Dined on December 6, 2014

Very good service with friendly staff. The food was good and portions were daily large.
I will definitely will go back!

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Phil (Los Angeles)
4.0
Dined on December 5, 2014

Went to Frida's on a Friday night for a date, had a reservation through open table. Looked like a moderate walk in crowd so I would suggest the reservation. The accommodated us being a little bit late, which was nice although I called ahead to let them know. We sat outside and despite a colder temperature there was plenty of heaters to make it comfortable. The margaritas were excellent, along with the guacamole, and the rib eye tacos. I would definitely come back to this restaurant.

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ddiner (Los Angeles)
4.0
Dined on September 26, 2014

We went here to celebrate for a special occasion. Food was good so were drinks, service was a little slow. We enjoyed the margarita pitcher for 5 of us and the salsa was really good!

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munchingmama (Seattle)
4.0
Dined on August 25, 2014

We were a little surprised by the prices, but the food was pretty darn good!

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NoobieEats (Los Angeles)
3.0
Dined on July 19, 2014

Went for LA restaurant week. Great romantic ambiance; but food quality was lacking. Great service though.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0
Dined on July 13, 2014

The ambiance was good. The outdoor taco and sole was really good. There were plenty

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Poohkp (Orange County)
4.0
Dined on July 7, 2014

While all of the food and drinks were wonderful, it was difficult to completely enjoy the experience due to the room temperature. It was a hot day and it was uncomfortable inside the restaurant. The service was great and we enjoyed all of our lunch choices.

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vipSteaklover (Los Angeles)
3.0
Dined on May 23, 2014

Its hard to find a good spot for lunch in Glendale. There are only a few and Frida is one of them. Great outdoor seating area with views of Americana and Brand Blvd. to people watch. Drinks are good. The food depending on what you order will be good to just ok. I tend to stay away from the real traditional Mexican dishes. Have to recommend the Arrachera Norteña.

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