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€€ - €€€Mexican, Latin, Spanish
3337 1/2 W 8th St, Los Angeles, CA 90005-2470
+1 213-427-0601
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
30 Aug 2017
“Not what I remember...”
6 Sep 2016
“always fun, always lively: get the grasshoppers”
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
€€ - €€€
3337 1/2 W 8th St, Los Angeles, CA 90005-2470
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Was at another of their locations years ago, now closed, so came here yesterday. Definitely not the same. Had chips with a sweet mole on them, was good. We ordered the variety meat plate, came out with a thin slice of beef, thin slice of...More

Thank Joethesailor2014
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Oaxaca food is always good especially the mole. However it's the grasshoppers which makes this a fun place to eat (not to mention the live entertainment). Enjoy! Great for family.

Thank ladodgerone
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

The mole was too sweet for my taste and the rice was different, but who cares because the horchata, flan, and the rockin' live band more than made up for it. The ambience alone in this place is enough to sway any diner, and it...More

Thank thetravelingmx
Reviewed 8 February 2015 via mobile

Outstanding appetizers!!! The cheese w chorizo was one of the best I tried...the guacamole had lots of flavor and a tad of spice:) perfect The Bloody Mary was spicy and pure deliciousness!!!! Our entire group was happy with all the selections for dinner! A must...More

Reviewed 27 January 2015 via mobile

We went here during our honeymoon and it was perfect. Super authentic feel, live music and amazing food. We ordered the queso fundido, black bean side and guacamole as an entree and shared the enmoladas. Sooooo good the black mole is a must!

Thank Yila G
Reviewed 2 June 2014 via mobile

If you love mole, this is the spot for you. Five different varieties of mole. If you are unfamiliar with the various flavors, ask the waiter to bring you out a sample of each - a great way to appreciate the subtle differences in taste....More

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 7 May 2013

I was in Mexico city last fall and got my first true taste of Oaxacan food most especially moles. This restauarant es muy autentico. They serve some amazing moles. I was really impressed. They even serve chipolines which I had also tried in Mexico City....More

Thank lisa h
Reviewed 14 March 2013

Guelaguetza serves Oaxacan food, which means mole--in this case excellent mole. The food is great, but what we really enjoyed is the atmosphere. We have eaten here twice recently, both with a party of four. Each time we were made to feel welcome and the...More

Thank DKB-LA
Reviewed 16 July 2012

I went with my family for dinner at this restaurant on saturday and did not like the service. The food is good but the service is very unfriendly. First bad experience while being there was that the waiter spilled orchata on my pants when he...More

Thank Miguel S
Reviewed 23 February 2009

My husband and I went in on Saturday, February 21, 2009. It was his birthday. We were immediately seated near the front window. The decor was contemporary, lighting was alright. We were served chips with Coloradito and fresh cheese on top along came a side...More

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  • Address: 3337 1/2 W 8th St, Los Angeles, CA 90005-2470
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 213-427-0601
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