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Don Cuco

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3911 W Riverside Dr, Burbank, CA 91505-4327
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Good Mexican Food

We spent New Years night at this restaurant after a long day of traveling to see the bowl game the next day. Food was very good, service was top notch and great margaritas. Also the prices were a little high however this was a good place to eat.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Don Cuco's has a number of locations in the LA area this one in Burbank is fantastic. Located in the shadow of the Disney Channel building film and TV people as well as locals frequent this Mexican American eatery. Moderately priced for LA the best and fairly strong margaritas all add up to a fun time. Writers hang out here... More 

Thank Daniel F
Laurel, Mississippi
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Don Cuco with family. It has been a few years since I have been here due to moving out of the area. The Portions are huge and delicious. I recommend ordering off the Ala Carte menu. The salsa is full of flavor, and the usage of cilantro is key. Margaritas very well priced and taste delicious. I will... More 

Thank yhairu2015
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent New Years night at this restaurant after a long day of traveling to see the bowl game the next day. Food was very good, service was top notch and great margaritas. Also the prices were a little high however this was a good place to eat.

Thank cdw148
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place came up recommended on trip advisor and by our hotel bartender so we thought we would give it a try. Our food was horrible (I had fish tacos and my friend fajitas) and my margarita was barely drinkable. It tasted like the crappy mix you get premade at the grocery store. Definitely skip this place.

Thank Jackson3255
La Canada Flintridge, California
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83 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know about you, but I judge the quality (authenticity) of a Mexican restaurant almost immediately by the quality of their salsa. That said Don Cuco's salsa is awful, as is most everything after that. We even tried to put salt in the salsa (imagine needing to put salt in salsa?!?!) just to try and make it edible. Didn't... More 

Thank DocSnarky
Palmdale, California
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69 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't each much Mexican food as my stomach does not agree with the spices and hot sauces. Don Cuco makes the best tostadas. my stomach has no problem eating this. My kids like all their food.

Thank kylesgram
Comstock Park, Michigan
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282 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here several times as my son lives in North Hollywood and this is one of his favorite places to eat. It's one of the best Mexican restaurant I've eaten at. However you will pay the price for this good food. Throw some margaritas in there and you're really running the bill up. Being from out of state... More 

Thank Donald S
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love me some good mexican food. This place was definitely solid. We caught tail end of happy hour which seems pretty solid - cheap house margaritas and you get finger foods with it like nachos and quesadillas. Food was tasty and good portions, though not necessarily cheap, so just okay for value. I would definitely come back to give... More 

Thank Edwin M
Louisville, Kentucky
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132 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

This restaurant was next door to our hotel. We were tired and hungry after the flight from Louisville so we walked over to Don Cuco. We were very surprised at what we found. The staff were friendly, the atmosphere was wonderful and the food was delicious!! We went back twice because we wanted to try more of their selection. I... More 

Thank Shannon D
Los Angeles, California
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99 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

This is the go to spot for nearby businesses that crave Mexican food. You will find many coworkers and business folks in the restaurant. The food is average and since it caters towards business people, the price is much higher than traditional Mexican spots.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3911 W Riverside Dr, Burbank, CA 91505-4327
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burbank
  • Phone Number: 818-842-1123

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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