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Loteria Grill - Studio City - Permanently Closed

3.9
3.9
115 Reviews
$30 and under
Mexican

Loteria Grill in Studio City, California specializes in serving authentic Mexican cuisine. The restaurant offers a festive, fun, casual and family friendly dining experience. In addition to dining services, the restaurant also offers full service and delivery catering services. Loteria Grill offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast at the restaurant consists of egg dishes, including eggs rancheros and chilaquiles. Lunch and dinner at Loteria Grill offer a wide selection of appetizers, seafood, soup and salads, tacos, burritos, enchiladas, specialty plates and sides. Specialty plates featured at the restaurant include pan seared seabass in spicy chile morita sauce, chiles rellenos and grilled berr marinated skirt steak.

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Menu

Los Antojitos Y Entremeses / Little Cravings and Appetizers

  • Guacamole Y Totopos$10.00

    Fresh guacamole and house-made chips.

    • Chicharrón De Queso$12.00

      Griddle-toasted oaxaca and jack cheese. Fresh corn tortillas, guacamole, salsa verde cruda.

      • Queso Panela a La Plancha Con Nopalitos$12.00

        Seared panela cheese topped with nopalitos, cactus paddle salad and salsa verde cruda. Fresh corn tortillas, guacamole.

        • Queso Fundido$11.00

          Baked and toasted oaxaca and jack cheese. Salsa verde cruda, onion and cilantro. Fresh corn or flour tortillas.

          • Quesadillas$8.95

            Oaxaca and jack cheese on your choice of fresh corn or flour tortillas. Fresh guacamole, pico de gallo.

            • Quesadillitas De Plaza$11.00

              Fresh corn masa turnovers filled with a seasonal selection of fresh squash blossoms, huitlacoche corn truffle, strips of chile poblano and oaxaca cheese. Crema mexicana, salsa verde cruda, queso fresco.

              • Huitlacoche Only$13.00
            • Taquitos Dorados$10.75

              3 crispy corn taquitos filled with your choice of our shredded beef, shredded chicken or potatoes with poblano peppers. Crema mexicana, queso fresco, fresh guacamole.

              • Nachos$8.00

                Fresh corn tortilla chips, black beans, pico de gallo, jack cheese, tomatillo salsa, onion and cilantro.

                • Trio De Sopecitos$9.00

                  Mini sopecitos of our house-made chorizo. Black beans, lettuce, crema mexicana, queso fresco, onion, cilantro.

                  • Platano Frito$5.75

                    Fried plantains. Crema mexicana.

                    Seafood / Los Ceviches Y Mariscos

                    • Coctel De Camarón$14.00

                      Mexican shrimp cocktail, acapulco-style, in a tomato and orange salsa. Chopped tomato, onion, cucumber, avocado.

                      Ceviche Uno, Dos, Tres

                      One, two or three of our daily ceviches. $5.50, $11, $16.50

                      • Ceviche De La Casa

                        Acapulco-style red snapper, tomato and citrus, chile serrano.

                        • Ceviche Blanco

                          Pacific tilapia, chile serrano, cilantro.

                          • Ceviche De Camarón

                            Shrimp, mango, red onion, chile habanero.

                            Soups & Salads / Las Sopas Y Ensaladas

                              Soups

                              • Puré De Tortilla$5.50

                                Purée of tortilla soup. Strips of crisped corn tortilla, sliced avocado, queso fresco, toasted chile ancho.

                                • Pozole Rojo$7.50

                                  Pork and hominy, in a chile guajillo-infused broth. Fresh cabbage, radish, mexican orégano, powdered chile de arbol, lime, onion and cilantro.

                                  • Caldo De Camarón$14.00

                                    Shrimp and vegetables in a guajillo-infused broth. Fresh avocado, onion and cilantro, lime wedge, white rice.

                                    • Sopa Seca De Fideo$8.00

                                      Toasted angel hair pasta in a tomato and chile pasilla reduction. Toasted chile ancho, crema mexicana, onion and cilantro.

                                      Salads

                                      • Nopalitos$8.50

                                        Fresh nopal cactus paddle with tomato, chile serrano, onion and cilantro in a light lime vinaigrette. Crumbled queso fresco, salsa verde cruda.

                                        • Mexican Chopped Salad$13.50

                                          Romaine and iceburg lettuce, tomato, corn, winter squash, queso panela, corn tortilla croutons, red onion, avocado, chile poblano, pomegranate seeds, jicama, cucumber, pasilla chile vinaigrette.

                                          • Summer Salad$8.00

                                            Fresh mesclun greens, cucumber, tomato, avocado, red onion, feta cheese, spicy pepitas in a cilantro and lime vinaigrette.

                                            • Ensalada De Berros Y Betabel$12.00

                                              Roasted beet and fresh watercress salad. Cilantro and epazote-herbed goat cheese, orange segments, candied pecans, citrus vinaigrette.

                                              • Ensalada Jitomate$11.00

                                                Mesclun greens, heirloom tomato, oaxaca string cheese, pomegranate seeds, chile ancho vinaigrette.

                                                Los Tacos & More / Los Sopes Las Tostadas Los Burritos

                                                  Vegetable

                                                  • Nopalitos

                                                    Fresh cactus paddle salad. Salsa verde cruda, queso fresco.

                                                    • Taco$3.50
                                                    • Sope$5.25
                                                    • Tostada$7.75
                                                    • Burrito$9.00
                                                  • Calabacitas

                                                    Zucchini and roasted corn succotash. Salsa verde cruda, onion and cilantro, queso fresco.

                                                    • Taco$3.50
                                                    • Sope$5.25
                                                    • Tostada$7.75
                                                    • Burrito$9.00
                                                  • Champiñones Con Epazote

                                                    Mushrooms with epazote. Salsa verde cruda, onion and cilantro, queso fresco.

                                                    • Taco$3.50
                                                    • Sope$5.25
                                                    • Tostada$7.75
                                                    • Burrito$9.00
                                                  • Papa Con Rajas

                                                    Potatoes with roasted poblano peppers. Salsa verde cruda, onion and cilantro, queso fresco.

                                                    • Taco$3.50
                                                    • Sope$5.25
                                                    • Tostada$7.75
                                                    • Burrito$9.00

                                                  Pork

                                                  • Cochinita Pibil

                                                    Achiote and citrus-marinated pork, slowly roasted in banana leaf. Citrus-pickled red onion and chile habanero.

                                                    • Taco$3.95
                                                    • Sope$7.00
                                                    • Tostada$9.25
                                                    • Burrito$12.00
                                                  • Chicharrón En Salsa Verde

                                                    Pork rinds stewed in a spicy tomatillo sauce. Onion and cilantro, queso fresco.

                                                    • Taco$3.95
                                                    • Sope$7.00
                                                    • Tostada$9.25
                                                    • Burrito$12.00
                                                  • Carnitas En Salsa Morita

                                                    Carnitas michoacán-style, in a very spicy chile morita sauce. Avocado, onion and cilantro.

                                                    • Taco$3.95
                                                    • Sope$7.00
                                                    • Tostada$9.25
                                                    • Burrito$12.00
                                                  • Papa Con Chorizo

                                                    Homemade chorizo with roasted potatoes. Salsa verde cruda, queso fresco, finely chopped onion and cilantro.

                                                    • Taco$3.95
                                                    • Sope$7.00
                                                    • Tostada$9.25
                                                    • Burrito$12.00

                                                  Beef

                                                  • Carne Deshebrada

                                                    Tender braised, shredded beef. Fresh guacamole, salsa roja de chipotle, onion and cilantro.

                                                    • Taco$3.95
                                                    • Sope$7.00
                                                    • Tostada$9.25
                                                    • Burrito$12.00
                                                  • Lengua De Res En Salsa Verde

                                                    Braised beef tongue stewed in tomatillo sauce. Fresh avocado, onion and cilantro.

                                                    • 2 Tacos$11.00
                                                    • Burrito$13.95
                                                  • Puntas De Filete

                                                    Sirloin beef and filet tips in our salsa cascabel sauce. Onion and cilantro.

                                                    • 2 Tacos$8.00
                                                    • 3 Taco Platter$15.00
                                                    • 4 Taco Platter$19.00

                                                  Chicken

                                                  • Mole Poblano Con Pollo

                                                    Chicken in mole poblano. Toasted sesame seeds, onion, queso fresco.

                                                    • Taco$3.75
                                                    • Sope$6.00
                                                    • Tostada$8.75
                                                    • Burrito$11.00
                                                  • Tinga De Pollo

                                                    Chicken stewed with chipotle peppers and our housemade chorizo. Salsa roja de chipotle.

                                                    • Taco$3.75
                                                    • Sope$6.00
                                                    • Tostada$8.75
                                                    • Burrito$11.00
                                                  • Pollo En Pipían Rojo

                                                    Chicken in a spicy pumpkin-seed, peanut and chile guajillo sauce. Finely chopped white onion.

                                                    • Taco$3.75
                                                    • Sope$6.00
                                                    • Tostada$8.75
                                                    • Burrito$11.00

                                                  Ocean

                                                  • Camarón

                                                    Pan-seared shrimp in your choice of spicy morita salsa* or fresh tomatillo salsa. Crema mexicana, fresh avocado, onion and cilantro.

                                                    • 2 Tacos$11.00
                                                    • Burrito$13.95
                                                    • 4 Tacos Platter$23.00
                                                  • Huachinango Estilo Ensenada

                                                    Beer battered red snapper, green and red shredded cabbage, chipotle-avocado aioli, fresh pico de gallo.

                                                    • 2 Tacos$8.00
                                                    • 3 Taco Platter$14.00
                                                    • 4 Tacos Platter$16.00

                                                  Los Specialty Plates / Los Platillos Y Enchiladas

                                                    Los Platillos

                                                    • Cazuela De La Casa

                                                      Grilled beef, chicken, mexican shrimp, nopal cactus paddle, queso panela, strips of roasted chile poblano.

                                                      • Market Price
                                                    • Chiles Rellenos$20.00

                                                      Two chiles; a chile ancho, filled with black beans, goat cheese and chorizo; and a chile poblano, filled with plantain and queso fresco. Picadillo, white rice.

                                                      • Huachinango O Camarón a La Veracruzana$23.00

                                                        Pan-seared red snapper or shrimp in a tomato, onion, olive and caper sauce. Black beans, white rice, plantains.

                                                        • Mahi Mahi Al Chipotle$25.00

                                                          Mahi mahi in a creamy chipotle sauce. Spinach, white rice.

                                                          • Sea Bass Al Morita$23.00

                                                            Pan-seared sea bass in our smoky and very spicy chile morita sauce. Spinach, white rice.

                                                            • Pechuga De Pollo En Mole Poblano O En Pipián Rojo$21.00

                                                              Breast of chicken in our mole poblano or pipián rojo. White rice, black beans.

                                                              • Carne Arrachera a La Parrilla$26.00

                                                                Grilled beer-marinated skirt steak. Drunken pinto beans, roasted fingerling potatoes with poblano peppers, zucchini and roasted corn.

                                                                • Lengua De Res En Salsa Verde$19.00

                                                                  Braised beef tongue, stewed in tomatillo sauce. Avocado, white rice, black beans.

                                                                  • Carnitas En Salsa Morita$18.00

                                                                    Pork carnitas michoacán-style, in a very spicy chile morita sauce. Avocado, onion and cilantro. White rice and black beans.

                                                                    • Probaditas$17.00

                                                                      12 of our original signature tacos served on mini handmade corn tortillas.

                                                                      Las Enchiladas

                                                                      Two enchiladas, filled with your choice of chicken, cheese, shredded beef, or any vegetable guiso. Served with white rice and black beans. Enfrijoladas are served with rice only. Split sauce or filling orders add $3.50

                                                                      • Suizas$14.00

                                                                        Roasted tomatillo sauce.

                                                                        • Rojas$14.00

                                                                          Red chile guajillo sauce.

                                                                          • De Mole$15.00

                                                                            Mole poblano.

                                                                            • De Pipián$15.00

                                                                              Red pumpkin-seed and peanut sauce.

                                                                              • Loteria$15.00

                                                                                Chipotle sauce.

                                                                                • Enfrijoladas$14.00

                                                                                  Black bean sauce.

                                                                                  Side Orders / Las Guarniciones Y Los Chiles

                                                                                    Los Side Orders

                                                                                    • Frijoles Negros$3.00

                                                                                      Black beans.

                                                                                      • Arroz$3.00

                                                                                        Rice - white or green.

                                                                                        • Arroz Y Frijoles$4.00

                                                                                          Rice and beans.

                                                                                          • Frijoles Borrachos$4.00

                                                                                            Drunken pinto beans (vegetarian).

                                                                                            • Verduras$4.00

                                                                                              Any one of our veggies.

                                                                                              • Cebollitas Asadas$6.00

                                                                                                Grilled mexican spring onions.

                                                                                                • Side Salad$5.00

                                                                                                  Our house salad.

                                                                                                  • Seasonal Fruit Cocktail$6.00

                                                                                                    Fresh, seasonal fruit.

                                                                                                    Los Chiles Y Salsas

                                                                                                    • Chile Jalapeño En Vinagre$4.00

                                                                                                      House-pickled chile jalapeño.

                                                                                                      • Chile Manzano En Vinagre$5.00

                                                                                                        House-pickled chile manzano.

                                                                                                        • Salsa Verde Cruda$1.00

                                                                                                          Green tomatillo salsa.

                                                                                                          • Chipotle Salsa$1.00

                                                                                                            Our smoky and spicy chipotle salsa.

                                                                                                            • Pico De Gallo$1.00

                                                                                                              Made fresh daily.

                                                                                                              Breakfast / El Desayuno

                                                                                                                Eggs

                                                                                                                Served with black beans, papa con rajas, and corn or flour tortillas. Egg whites only add $1.50

                                                                                                                • Rancheros$12.00

                                                                                                                  Two fried eggs, served on crisp tortillas. Topped with our salsa ranchera.

                                                                                                                  • Rancheros En Salsa Morita$12.50

                                                                                                                    Two fried eggs, served on crisp corn tortillas. Topped with our very spicy, smoky chile morita sauce.

                                                                                                                    • Divorciados$12.50

                                                                                                                      Two fried eggs, served on crisp corn tortillas. Topped with two salsas; our salsa ranchera and our salsa verde.

                                                                                                                      • Huevos Benito$13.00

                                                                                                                        Two poached eggs, corn masa sopes, black bean puree, salsa ranchera.

                                                                                                                        • Con Chorizo$12.00

                                                                                                                          Three eggs, scrambled with our own homemade chorizo.

                                                                                                                          • A La Mexicana$12.00

                                                                                                                            Three eggs, scrambled with fresh tomato, onion and chile serrano.

                                                                                                                            • Scrambled with$11.75

                                                                                                                              Three eggs, scrambled with your choice of any of our vegetables, chicken, beef or pork guiso.

                                                                                                                              • Omelette with$13.00

                                                                                                                                Three egg omelette, filled with your choice of any of our vegetable, chicken, beef or pork guisos.

                                                                                                                                Chilaquiles

                                                                                                                                Add eggs, any style $3.50, Add any meat $3.50. The classic mexican breakfast cure-all. Crisp tortilla strips, sautéed in our homemade salsas and served with black beans. Garnished with queso fresco, crema mexicana, and chopped onion and cilantro.

                                                                                                                                • Verdes$12.00

                                                                                                                                  Green tomatillo sauce.

                                                                                                                                  • Rojos$12.00

                                                                                                                                    Red chile guajillo sauce.

                                                                                                                                    • Mole$13.00

                                                                                                                                      Mole poblano.

                                                                                                                                      • Chipotle$13.00

                                                                                                                                        In chipotle sauce.

                                                                                                                                        Weekends

                                                                                                                                        • Seasonal Juices$5.00

                                                                                                                                          Orange, grapefruit.

                                                                                                                                          • Molletes De Frijol Negro$8.00

                                                                                                                                            Sliced bolillo style baguette, toasted and baked with black bean purée, queso fresco. Salsa verde cruda and pico de gallo.

                                                                                                                                            • Pan Francés De Pan Dulce Mexicano$12.00

                                                                                                                                              Mexican sweet roll "concha" french toast. Served with seasonal fruit and maple syrup.

                                                                                                                                              • Hot Cakes$12.00

                                                                                                                                                Orange malted pan cakes. Served with fresh seasonal fruit and maple syrup.

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                                                                                                                                                What 115 people are saying

                                                                                                                                                Overall ratings and reviews

                                                                                                                                                3.9
                                                                                                                                                3.9 based on all time ratings
                                                                                                                                                • 3.9Food
                                                                                                                                                • 3.8Service
                                                                                                                                                • 3.6Ambience
                                                                                                                                                • 3.4Value

                                                                                                                                                NoiseModerate

                                                                                                                                                82% of people would recommend it to a friend

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                                                                                                                                                  Delicious food and beautiful presentation, enjoyed everything!

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                                                                                                                                                  EdwardN

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                                                                                                                                                  Dined on July 11, 2016

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                                                                                                                                                  Lousy service and unremarkable food. Chose this place for a business lunch based on a recommendation from Open Table and its location. We sat on the patio and could barely get the time of day from the server - took forever to take our order, didn't refill water glasses, had to be flagged down for the check. The food was mediocre at best; I don't think anyone enjoyed their food. I was embarrassed I chose the place for my coworkers.

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                                                                                                                                                  MelissaP

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                                                                                                                                                  Dined on June 25, 2016

                                                                                                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                  I had a reservation for a big party (20+) and they were really accommodating and helpful. Our server did great taking everyone's requests and being prompt. Great place!

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                                                                                                                                                  BethS

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                                                                                                                                                  Dined on June 22, 2016

                                                                                                                                                  overall2food1service3ambience3

                                                                                                                                                  I was meeting a Business associate for a early 6pm drink, which turned into two drinks and dinner. The skinny margarita's were fine, but when I went to order from the "Specials" menu, I was informed there were not special available. It would have been nice if the Server had advised us of that fact when he first approached us or took our drink order. Ok.. no worries... so I ordered the Carnitas with rice and beans. The Rice and beans were fine... but the pork was absolutely dry and really not edible. I did not send it back, but had only 3 bites, but couldn't naw my way through the very dry and tough pork. Seriously the worst Carnitas I've ever had. I I left it, and the Waiter didn't bother to notice that my food went mostly uneaten. Nice enough guy, but really, your job as a Server is to take note if food is being eaten or picked at. Not my first mediocre to bad experience with food there... I've tried over the years to be a good sport, but I think from here on in, i just need to pass when friends suggest them.

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                                                                                                                                                  We were surprised that they were out of so many things on the menu....how odd....we wondered if they are closing soon....

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                                                                                                                                                  Moderate prices and reasonable value for tastey Mexican specialties.

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                                                                                                                                                  I wasn't very impressed with our dining experience this time. The table seemed sticky, the service was slow even though it was pretty empty inside, and the food is fairly overpriced. Disappointed.

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                                                                                                                                                  Dined on February 18, 2016

                                                                                                                                                  overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                                  Unlike Cal-mex or Tex-mex, which dominates LA, Loteria has a more authentic Mexico City feel. Favs are the spicy chipotle salsa which accompanies chips and is way better than traditional salsa, pozole soup, and summer salad (ask to add the stewed chicken)

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                                                                                                                                                  DianaF

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                                                                                                                                                  Dined on January 29, 2016

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                                                                                                                                                  We love Loteria. Their food is always fresh and wonderful, and all of their servers are friendly and attentive. We take everyone we know there.

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                                                                                                                                                  McWally

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                                                                                                                                                  Dined on January 23, 2016

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                                                                                                                                                  The table was not set up for our party when we arrived. We had to flag down the waiter several times for the bill. Food is just OK. The music was playing so loud that we couldn't have a conversation. I would not recommend this restaurant.

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                                                                                                                                                  Great new addition to Studio City. Loteria is the best Mexican in town with good food and nice new restaurant. We will be back!

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                                                                                                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                  Loteria has been the BEST since they first opened their doors - best in service, in food, in originality, etc.. We bring everyone we know and love here.

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                                                                                                                                                  Lisafaves

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                                                                                                                                                  We had 7:15 reservations. We were on time. We still waited over a half hour for our table. When the waitress finally took our order, she informed us that the kitchen staff was slammed and were taking a break. We did not get our meal until after 9:15pm. Taking a break? Who is waiting on who? I don't even remember what my meal tasted like, so I can't comment on the food.

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                                                                                                                                                  Pixel8r

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                                                                                                                                                  Dined on January 2, 2016

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                                                                                                                                                  We have been here several times and have always had great food and service. This last time, was a huge exception. We had a party of 7 and the restaurant wasn't super busy. Our service was extremely slow, where other tables came and left before we even got our food. Took over 45 minutes to get our food, and then about 1/4 of it was wrong. We asked for Tamales without sour cream on top, and they came with sour cream on top. Ordered swordfish tacos, which were supposed to come with a side of avocados and diced tomatoes, but didn't. We asked the server about the sides and she said it doesn't come with that, so we had to show her on the special menu that it did. Our tortilla soup was supposed to have cheese on top, and it didn't. So we had to ask for some on the side to add to it. If this was my first visit here, I would never come back. I know they are capable of so much more, so maybe they had fill-ins in the kitchen and wait staff over the holidays.

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                                                                                                                                                  30 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  Dined on January 1, 2016

                                                                                                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                  Unique recipes and tasty offerings! Margaritas are divine.

                                                                                                                                                17. MD

                                                                                                                                                  MikeD

                                                                                                                                                  Manchester

                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                  4.0

                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                  Dined on December 31, 2015

                                                                                                                                                  overall4food4service5ambience3

                                                                                                                                                  We had a nice time on New Year's Eve with tamales, specialty tacos and cazuela de la casa, which is a scrumptious combination of meats, cactus, etc with tortillas. The place is perfect size. Very good selection of tequila is a plus. Nice wait staff and very reasonable prices for food quality.

                                                                                                                                                18. DF

                                                                                                                                                  DianaF

                                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                                  254 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  vip
                                                                                                                                                  5.0

                                                                                                                                                  254 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  Dined on December 28, 2015

                                                                                                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                  We have loved Loteria since it first opened - and take everyone we know and love there. It never disappoints and is always stellar!

                                                                                                                                                19. OT

                                                                                                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                                  39 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  vip
                                                                                                                                                  3.0

                                                                                                                                                  39 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  Dined on December 28, 2015

                                                                                                                                                  overall3food3service3ambience3

                                                                                                                                                  During our lunch, only a few other tables were occupied, so we experienced attentive service. And the food we ordered--pork tacos and a quesadilla--was quite good.

                                                                                                                                                20. DF

                                                                                                                                                  DianaF

                                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                                  254 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  vip
                                                                                                                                                  5.0

                                                                                                                                                  254 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  Dined on November 18, 2015

                                                                                                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                  We recommend - and take - everyone we know and love to Loteria, and it never disappoints anyone! It is always consistent with regards to superb, attentive service and excellent food. And their Happy Hour is a great plus too!

                                                                                                                                                21. SS

                                                                                                                                                  ScottS

                                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                                  39 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  vip
                                                                                                                                                  4.0

                                                                                                                                                  39 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  Dined on November 13, 2015

                                                                                                                                                  overall4food4service3ambience4

                                                                                                                                                  The food was good, but for the price, should have been better. The kitchen was accommodating to some special food requirements which was nice. The service was only adequate. Not very attentive. I would give a qualified recommendation mainly because it was an interesting menu.

                                                                                                                                                22. CL

                                                                                                                                                  CourtneyLeeDBW

                                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                                  16 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  vip
                                                                                                                                                  3.0

                                                                                                                                                  16 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  Dined on November 6, 2015

                                                                                                                                                  overall3food3service3ambience1

                                                                                                                                                  Nachos and tacos are delicious. But the guacamole is below average. There is very little ambiance or charm, and there a lot of families with loud children.

                                                                                                                                                23. DF

                                                                                                                                                  DianaF

                                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                                  254 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  vip
                                                                                                                                                  5.0

                                                                                                                                                  254 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  Dined on November 1, 2015

                                                                                                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                  We go to Loteria Grill ALL the time - and bring all of our friends here, who love it as well. Always superb service and fabulous food! We are so lucky that the Studio City branch is in our neighborhood!

                                                                                                                                                24. DF

                                                                                                                                                  DianaF

                                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                                  254 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  vip
                                                                                                                                                  5.0

                                                                                                                                                  254 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  Dined on October 28, 2015

                                                                                                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                  We've gone to Loteria ever since they opened, and they have never disappointed. Excellent wait staff, superb food, wonderful ambience. We take everyone we know there - and all love it!

                                                                                                                                                25. OT

                                                                                                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                                  3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  4.0

                                                                                                                                                  3 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  Dined on October 17, 2015

                                                                                                                                                  overall4food3service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                                  Food was very good. Service was excellent. Will definitely come back

                                                                                                                                                26. N

                                                                                                                                                  Native

                                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                                  17 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  vip
                                                                                                                                                  4.0

                                                                                                                                                  17 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  Dined on October 16, 2015

                                                                                                                                                  overall4food5service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                                  Love the salsa! My favorite thing on the menu is anything with their mole sauce. My husband loves the deshebrada beef. I often dine here with a group of people and everyone leaves satisfied. Solid food and good service.

                                                                                                                                                27. CJ

                                                                                                                                                  CJinLA

                                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                                  13 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  vip
                                                                                                                                                  3.0

                                                                                                                                                  13 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  Dined on October 10, 2015

                                                                                                                                                  overall3food3service5ambience2

                                                                                                                                                  Location isn't everything:( Unfortunately it's in a spot with alot of foot traffic. It's kinda set up like a cafeteria. Sticky tables:( The staff was great..they should work somewhere better.

                                                                                                                                                28. R

                                                                                                                                                  Richard

                                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                                  57 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  3.0

                                                                                                                                                  57 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  Dined on October 9, 2015

                                                                                                                                                  overall3food4service4ambience3

                                                                                                                                                  I've eaten several times at this restaurant and always found the food to be excellent. The shrimp tacos, in particular, are outstanding. This is definitely one of my favorite Mexican restaurants to eat at.

                                                                                                                                                29. SR

                                                                                                                                                  SachaR

                                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                                  52 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  vip
                                                                                                                                                  1.0

                                                                                                                                                  52 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  Dined on September 25, 2015

                                                                                                                                                  overall1food3service1ambience3

                                                                                                                                                  Usually one of my faves in the valley. Food and drinks were good. However, our waitress was pretty bad. We rarely experience bad service at restaurants in LA. However, our waitress took our drink order & disappeared after that. We waited so long, that we had to go to the hostess, to find her. When it was time for dessert, she asked if we wanted to see a menu, we said yes & then she disappeared again! So the busboy gave us the menu. Again food was good & thanks goodness for the other employees! I have to give one star just for our waitress, who is named Gabriela. Step it up, lady! Also, we initially didn't get our Opentable points. I guess restaurant said we weren't there, but Opentable rectified it & we got our points. Thank you, Opentable.

                                                                                                                                                30. PS

                                                                                                                                                  PeggyS

                                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                                  36 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  vip
                                                                                                                                                  5.0

                                                                                                                                                  36 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  Dined on September 19, 2015

                                                                                                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                  As always, the food was great! Best Mexican fare in town!

                                                                                                                                                31. f

                                                                                                                                                  filmclip

                                                                                                                                                  London

                                                                                                                                                  33 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  vip
                                                                                                                                                  2.0

                                                                                                                                                  33 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  Dined on September 15, 2015

                                                                                                                                                  overall2food2service3ambience3

                                                                                                                                                  I loved the little stand at the Farmer's Market. Everything was deliciously fresh and the handmade tortillas were awesome. The Studio City incarnation completely lacks the verve and feels very much like chain food. The menu reads great but the three interesting sounding tacos I ordered were super soggy and the tortillas rather ho-hum. Friendly staff. Cute place. Food underwhelming...

                                                                                                                                                32. L

                                                                                                                                                  Lillybpino

                                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                                  6 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  vip
                                                                                                                                                  5.0

                                                                                                                                                  6 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  Dined on August 26, 2015

                                                                                                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                  Always great food and the wait staff is knowledgeable and attentive. The freshest tortillas!

                                                                                                                                                33. W

                                                                                                                                                  Wrightfamily

                                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                  4.0

                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                  Dined on August 20, 2015

                                                                                                                                                  overall4food5service2ambience4

                                                                                                                                                  Our waiter was doubling as the bar tender too - so we did not see him a lot (not his fault). Once we got the food it was great - but then it took a long time to get the bill. Hopefully they will get a few more waiters, otherwise don't go if you are in a rush.

                                                                                                                                                34. R

                                                                                                                                                  Robi

                                                                                                                                                  New York Area

                                                                                                                                                  2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  1.0

                                                                                                                                                  2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  Dined on August 11, 2015

                                                                                                                                                  overall1food1service1ambience2

                                                                                                                                                  I had read the reviews on line prior to this visit and thought people who were negative had an isolated incident and that overall the Loteria chain provided good food and drink. But no, everything I read was true. The food was bland and the drinks were not impressive. The person I was with did not eat her chicken salad and called the food "cafeteria food".

                                                                                                                                                35. C

                                                                                                                                                  Cowitt

                                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                                  27 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  4.0

                                                                                                                                                  27 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  Dined on August 8, 2015

                                                                                                                                                  overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                                  Our family of 6 truly enjoyed the attentive service of our waiter. All of us found the food to be quite tasty and plentiful. The noise level inside the restaurant was quite tolerable. We definitely plan to return in the near future.

                                                                                                                                                36. L

                                                                                                                                                  Linda

                                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                  5.0

                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                  Dined on July 21, 2015

                                                                                                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                                  LOVED the carnitas tacos on lettuce cups. The guacamole was delicious and the salsa excellent. I will be returning!

                                                                                                                                                37. w

                                                                                                                                                  winetaster

                                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                                  10 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  4.0

                                                                                                                                                  10 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  Dined on June 21, 2015

                                                                                                                                                  overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                                  Had a great meal and excellent service at Loteria for Fathers Day. I was upset to find out that the Sunday Brunch Buffet was replaced with an ala carte menu but, my Huevos Rancheros were delicious. And the Cadillace Margarita was perfecto. The staff was excellent and the tortilla maker made tiny tortillas and pancakes special for my daughter. She was so excited she gave him a kiss on the cheek. #memorabletime

                                                                                                                                                38. T

                                                                                                                                                  Trevora

                                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                                  2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  vip
                                                                                                                                                  5.0

                                                                                                                                                  2 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  Dined on June 6, 2015

                                                                                                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                                  We've lived in the neighborhood for years but didn't realize this wasn't your standard Mexican restaurant. The chipotle salsa is outrageously good, and my chicken with mole sauce and mint-infused rice was subtly delicious. Can't wait to go back.

                                                                                                                                                39. N

                                                                                                                                                  Nope

                                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                  4.0

                                                                                                                                                  1 review

                                                                                                                                                  Dined on May 24, 2015

                                                                                                                                                  overall4food2service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                                  Price on menu did not match what was billed. Look at your bill carefully. When asked if an up charge exist for changing an item on plate I.e. Beans regular refried to borracho beans. We ordered a 3 taco plate on menu $15 billed $23! It's not a high end place so in my opinion prices are higher than other places. Nothing gourmet about the good to justify the price. A slice of 3 leches cake was $9 usually desserts are $6-8. We all were surprised with our bill, we had a group of five. While there we observed 2 other parties questioning their bill. The only people winning Loteria are the owners!

                                                                                                                                                40. DF

                                                                                                                                                  DianaF

                                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                                  254 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  vip
                                                                                                                                                  5.0

                                                                                                                                                  254 reviews

                                                                                                                                                  Dined on May 22, 2015

                                                                                                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                                  Loteria never fails to impress - great food, wonderful service, caring staff. Just the best!

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