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La Carmencita

€€ - €€€Mexican, Latin, Seafood
1156 N Highland Ave, Corner of Lexington and Highland, Los Angeles, CA 90038-1205
+1 323-701-2063
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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“lunch” (2 reviews)
“fish tacos” (2 reviews)
“guacamole” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, South American, Central American
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€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
1156 N Highland Ave, Corner of Lexington and Highland, Los Angeles, CA 90038-1205
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I pulled over to try a restaurant I hadn’t been to before. I ordered a margarita and it was called classic but it tasted different so I asked - the brown and white “salt” around the edge of the glass was a tagine... sweet and...More

Thank eurovicki
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Found this little gem and it was truly amazing. One of the best ceviches I’ve had outside South America! Cool vibe at this restaurant. All the food at our table was amazing - ice cold beers, what more do you need in life? I’ll definitely...More

Thank Brage H
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Knowing we had such a great experience going back we were very hopeful. We were not disapointed.. We had the fish taco this time and a couple of Margaritas..We will go back again...lol

Thank bigbadjohnlosangeles
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Our family of six had lunch here this weekend. We ordered 4 different kinds of tacos and all were delicious. The chips and salsa provided were also really good. Be aware that tacos are ordered a la carte at about $6 each. The taco portions...More

Thank kurin
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Very nice Mexican food surprise in the middle of Hollywood . Nice place to relax & eat . I really love the flavor of their dishes . Have you tried flan with cheese ?? Here is your opportunity !!! I loved the guacamole . I...More

Thank world4me4ever
Reviewed 19 June 2017

When we got here for lunch, I was ravenous! We got a bunch of tacos, they were all divine... Would say the pork and short rib tacos were the best tacos we ate on our trip... However the drinks were sub par... My mojito had...More

Thank burna
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The restaurant is described on the business car as an 'oracular kitchen'. The definition of oracular includes enigmatic, prophetic or unclear. All could apply in a good way. This is a small place illuminated by an inviting bar at one end of the dining area....More

Thank Sharna K
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

My wife found this neighborhood Mexican restaurant walking distance from our VRBO rental. The ambiance and service were top notch. But the tacos! Best fish tacos ever. Excellent classic rocks margarita- welcome after a long day of travel. Guacamole served in a heaping portion with...More

Thank jaimed337
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for some seafood, this place awesome, it's the best food I've tested in California. I really recommend the oysters.

Thank Abraham H
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Fresh Mexican ..... we tried 5 different tacos all really good. I found the waitress not knowing how to describe the offerings. This is a trendy urban place. But its all about the food. Next time I will have the special catch of the day....More

Thank bigbadjohnlosangeles
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catch a glimpse of the famed Hollywood sign up close.
Celebrity impersonators and crowds give these areas
the feeling of an amusement park while many clubs and
hotels fill up around the weekends for late-night
...More
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Restaurant Details

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    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$70
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, South American, Central American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1156 N Highland Ave, Corner of Lexington and Highland, Los Angeles, CA 90038-1205
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Hollywood
  • Neighbourhood: Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 323-701-2063
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Description
La Carmencita is a Baja-style restaurant, serving hand-crafted cocktails, imported Mexican beers, dishes made with local organic fruits and vegetables, handmade blue corn tortillas, and ceviche using the freshest fish of the day- all wrapped in a festive, friendly vibe.
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