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Laurel Canyon and Ventura Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 91604
+1 818-508-5300
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

First off, the margaritas were way too tart and puckering but everything else was excellent. The sea bass was perfect and spicy. The street tacos were authentic and tasty. And the flan was perfect as well.

Thank David B
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52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

I love this place, the original one is in the Farmers Market on 3rd st but this one is close to home so we usually come to this one. The food is fresh and very tasty and the decor is really good too. They also have an impressive tequila and mezcal list!

Thank Pbinla
Brooklyn, New York
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200 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

Apparently the original is something special. But apparently they have franchised. It is fast food. And good fast food But honestly nothing special about this place. Black beans a little watery and tacos way overstuffed.

Thank Oskar-Brooklyn
Los Angeles, California
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624 reviews
384 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

My friend said she ate her often and the food was good. I disagree. I found my food quite average. The margarita was OK, the guacamole not particularly good and my chicken mole only average. I liked that it was boneless. Conveniently located in a strip center-esque mall with free parking. You can sit inside or out. Heat lamps available... More 

Thank Nancy D
Santa Clarita, California
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109 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2014

A group of us came here to celebrate a birthday. It was a Saturday night and I made a reservation online but when we arrived, half the place was empty so a reservation was clearly not needed. I was a bit worried since I expected more of a crowd. The food ended up being very delicious although their menu is... More 

Thank Gahan
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722 reviews
443 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 336 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2014

This place is so excellent!!! I have been wanting to come here for a few years (to any location) ever since I have seen them on Food Network. Everything is so freshly made and delicious- and the prices are really decent for what you get! The salsa you get with the homemade chips is so complex and delicious. It has... More 

Thank GlendaleCA
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

We were a family of 4 ordering the 3 course menu possible. The first 2 causes were ok but when we got the desert some of us got a different cause than ordered without having been told in advance. We got no good explanation of this and the waiter did not excuse anything.

Thank Jan V
Los Angeles, California
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624 reviews
384 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2014 via mobile

If you are in the Studio City area, this is a solid choice for eating. Of course, you have to like Mexican food. The restaurant is conveniently located in a center with ample parking. The waiter was very helpful and described all of the entrees quite well. Food was tasty. Margaritas seemed "lightweight" until I started drinking the second one.... More 

Thank Nancy D
New York
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166 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2014

I was here at the end of March. The food was excellent. as were the Margaritas. Our waiter was very nice in helping us make the best choice for lunch. The chips and guacamole, excellent; the tacos, excellent; the burritos, excellent. the service was friendly and efficient. I would go here again and again if I wasn't 3000 miles away.

Thank MarkTwainElmira
Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2014

Some interesting dishes. Salsa and chips are good. I like the unusual combinations and ingredients in the food. It feels fresh and not as heavy as much Mexican. We like it

Thank 34LALEE

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Laurel Canyon and Ventura Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 91604
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > LAX Area
  • Neighbourhood: LAX Area
  • Phone Number: +1 818-508-5300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?