Gracias Madre

4.7
3725 reviews
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$30 and under
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Mexican
Our mission is to celebrate and serve the presence of the mother which resides above us, within our hearts, within the earth, and in all those who nurture us. We serve cuisine inspired by the kitchens of Mexico sourced from locally grown organic ingredients. Welcome to a seat at love’s table.

The idea of Gracias Madre was first conceived while visiting the families of our employees in Mexico. We wanted to do both; offer organic Mexican food to the communities we serve as well as honor the mothers who work tirelessly in the kitchens of Mexico and often live without their husbands and children while they work side by side with us in California. Inspired by some of the recipes of these families and the love of their mothers, Gracias Madre serves organic, farm fresh, locally sourced food, full of flavor and love with a menu spearheaded by Executive Chef Chandra Gilbert and agave-based cocktail program by Beverage Director Jason Eisner.
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Leipzig
3 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best food in LA!!
Nice ambience, beautiful patio.
Service perfect.
Will come back for sure!

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N
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Even non-vegans would love this place! The food is delicious, the atmosphere is so cool and the service is excellent! :)

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AE
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was amazingly delicious, we've been looking looking forward to that meal for a long time and it dis not disappoint. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu. It's too hard to choose!

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JD
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I absolutely love this place. I celebrated my birthday here with some friends in the patio area and it was an amazing dinner. Our server was excellent and friendly, the food was incredible and the margaritas delicious:) You guys killed it!

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B
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Completely original and great service and ambiance.

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K
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 2food 4service 3ambience 3

Been coming here for 4+ years and always loved it until my last visit. Despite a reservation we had to wait 30 minutes for a table and then had very slow service. We were excited to take new friends here but it was embarrassing. Also the "pitcher" of margaritas was laughable. Not coming back.

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SR
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was exceptionally good this time! Better than previous visits. Energy is great. Staff is friendly and super accommodating. Will continue to come back.

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LA
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 5

The jackfruit tacos were really good. Everything else was just okay. I expected more from the street corn and I don't why they call their cucumber salad a cucumber salad. It was far from it as I only found 4 pieces of cucumber and very few black means. It was a bunch of arugula. The dressing; however, was spot on. The tamal was subpar. The cocktails are pretty decent. The crowd is incredibly annoying.

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OT
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 1

Your category on noise level is worthless. Where is, “too loud”. You know you can have a restaurant where the noise level is too loud. Not energetic. If you are going to have a survey at least make it honest.

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LF
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food that tastes good and feels good to eat. Great people watching and lovely patio.

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Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

Comida nada extraordinaria
La limonada mineral no tenia nada de mineral
Muy masudo

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BA
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Divine dining experience. The food is pure, energy-filled, delicious and just plain gorgeous. The waiter and staff we had were delightful human beings. Warm, cozy, easy, fun, lIke being at home.

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HA
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding! Loved every minute of it. Service was terrific, food was excellent, location of the table in the restaurant was perfect. The valet was right on time!

What else do you need to know?

Harry Abrams

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A
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is not my first time at Gracias Madre, so there is something to be said for the fact that we keep coming back here. We enjoy taking guests/visitors here because it is so unique–Mexican food that is entirely vegan is quite a rare find even in LA, let alone outside of it.
The service was very pleasant and prompt and our guests really enjoyed their experience and the food. Will be back soon.

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A
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Brunch with my wife was in a nice relaxing setting

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M
Los Angeles
43 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

You don't have to be anti-meat to eat here. All the food is very good and can be enjoyed by omnivores! ;-)

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p
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

food was good service was not very over priced for portion size limited bar and wine selection unless you drink tequila

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Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We introduced Gracias Madre to friends and they arre adding to their restaurant rotation list! Yummy food and overall fun place for dinner.

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Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 5

Our waiter took really long to check on us each time. We wanted another round of drinks and to add on another dish. It ended up ruining the experience and we didn’t order as much as we would have.

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RW
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I'm vegan, but love taking non-vegan friends to Gracias Madre to see their amazement at how great vegan food can be. But even if it weren't for that, it's just a great restaurant with great ambiance!

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A
Las Vegas
10 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fun and delicious !

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d
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Very nice restaurant but the food doesn't stand up to what they charge you.

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OT
2 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Drinks were delicious. I had the purisita with Mezcal. It refreshing and honest - with only pure and natural ingredients it wasn’t overly sweet and had a lightness appropriate for summer.
I had the bowl, the Uno and it was hearty, savory, and fresh.
I will say $12 for a very simple guacamole is very overpriced but you can’t not have guacamole as a starter!

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BH
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service! Excellent food as always. Food came out at a good pace and sangria was amazing.

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X
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was great and the hostesses and wait staff were delightful.

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CB
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

I went with a business friend and even though we were sat between two tables of people we were able to have a fine connection and discuss what was on our agendas over dinner. Food was great, service was excellent and I would go there again in a heartbeat.

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BI
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 5ambience 5

Enjoyed it. What is the point of making a reservation if they make you wait 30 mins anyway? Otherwise good food and vibes.

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Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Family from Hong Kong

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Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and ambiance!

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BC
Central Coast
6 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 5

Service was off. Appetizer and dinner came at the same time she drinks came after.

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TG
Los Angeles
57 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Always a nice place for Vegan. The dessert was great. Atmosphere was amazing. Prices are very high.

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JS
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I have been several times to the restaurant in San Francisco and once in LA. I brought a friend from out of town. She loved it and is back there today for a second time. Keep up the good work and I am awaiting your cookbook

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Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Just amazing from start to finish. Food is delicious. Staff are attentive and pleasant. The perfect experience for any occasion.

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Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food and great ambiance! I love it here

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z
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The dinner was good but we didn’t do a good enough job ordering so there was too much potatoes and avocados. Next time we are ordering the mushroom fajitas! They come out smelling so delicious!

The patio was louder than I remembered.

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OT
1 review
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Overall great food but hostess was too serious! Looked angry. Sat us in a very small corner table which all our plates wouldn’t fit.

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San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Birthday celebration

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JT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time eating at Gracias Madre the food and atmosphere was amazing we will return on our next stay in LA.

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Orange County
6 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was excellent and the service was top notch.

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Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was amazing, the service was great and the food came out so fast.

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