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Border Grill Downtown LA

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Latin
445 S Figueroa St, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90071-1602
+1 213-486-5171
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“tacos” (32 reviews)
“yucatan pork” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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445 S Figueroa St, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90071-1602
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went for a late lunch. The food was excellent! Theservice was very good. Our waiter even brought us free dessert! We will definitely like to go back.

Thank yannis63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family went on Saturday afternoon while spending the morning in downtown Los Angeles.Even though the restaurant was full the service was very good and food was terrific, especially the 3 taco platter of chicken, beef and grilled fish. There is an outdoor seating area...More

Thank Balidude
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We sat outside and it was great! The atmosphere was wonderful, the food was tasty and our server was really good.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 2 March 2018

I went for happy hour - which means the prices were lower than if I had ordered a large plate. I really appreciate when chefs offer lower cost small plates during happy hour. It lets the diner taste more of their food without making a...More

Thank SeatOfMyPntsTravelr
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We came Friday night and were skeptical so we left. We went back the next night and ended up loving it. The front desk person was very kind and helpful, even helping us find somewhere more suited to our mood Friday night. Our waitress was...More

Thank DestinationLancaster
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Picked up dinner to bring to my room while staying at the Westin Bonaventure across the street. Excellent! I ate the chicken poblano enchilada with a side of rice and beans. Really good and I am comparing it to the Tex-Mex I ate when living...More

Thank famtravlesny
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

5 start service. 1 star Mexican food. Maybe it was an off night for the chief. The dishes are clearly a different twist on conventional Mexican that had passed some test of time to grow the business. But they were just bad for us. The...More

Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Staying at the hotel across the street, we decided to walk across the street to eat dinner at this restaurant. We had heard mixed reviews but wanted to take a chance and I am glad we did! The food is not your traditional Mexican food,...More

Thank chiquis66
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Great dinner with delicious apps and entrees! Very fresh ingredients, well prepared and presented . The service was attentive but no overbearing. Everyone was very happy with their meals, without exception. I would definitely return.

Thank cz75guy
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I was in L.A. for a conference and Border Grill was one of the only restaurants opened late near the Westin (everyone abandons American downtowns after 5:00 p.m.). I walked across the street and ordered the tortillas soup and Yucatan pork for takeaway. The food...More

Thank Michael V
Downtown Los Angeles is a busy metropolis of towering
buildings, bustling streets, and industrial
warehouses. There is a distinct multiplicity of
cultures here with a growing influx of business
professionals and hipsters. Many call the evolution of
Downtown over recent years gentrification. New lofts,
bars, hotels and restaurants are popping up regularly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 445 S Figueroa St, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90071-1602
    (5th St.)
  • Public Transportation: 7th & Metro Station
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-486-5171
  • E-mail
Enjoy upscale, modern Mexican food in a vibrant setting at Border Grill, the hip, urban cantina from Chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger, of Bravo's "Top Chef Masters" and Food Network’s “Too Hot Tamales”. Presenting the bold foods and flavors of Mexico, Border Grill has established a new standard for gourmet Mexican fare. With a menu of complex authentic dishes based on the home cooking of Oaxaca and the Yucatan, Border Grill takes Mexican food to a whole new level!
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