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La Serenata de Garibaldi

1842 E 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90033-3411 (Central L.A)
323-265-2887
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Ranked #1,457 of 8,659 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood
Neighborhood: Central L.A
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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English first
New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My mother and I took a stroll while I was in LA and we decided on afternoon cocktails and shopping on 1st Street. It was fantastic! Garibaldi not only had great appetizers but they humored me when I asked for a hibiscus margarita which was not on the menu. We sat at their small bar and chatted away sans any... More 

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Fresno, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This restaurant is highly recommended and worth a visit. The atmosphere is attractive. Several office groups were having lunch when we were there. Pay for parking - the streets are full.

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New York City, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

My mother and I took a stroll while I was in LA and we decided on afternoon cocktails and shopping on 1st Street. It was fantastic! Garibaldi not only had great appetizers but they humored me when I asked for a hibiscus margarita which was not on the menu. We sat at their small bar and chatted away sans any... More 

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Santa Rosa, California, USA
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

My daughter's boyfriend took us to this restaurant for dinner and we were quite surprised by the great atmosphere. The server informed us it was Mexican Mother's Day so my wife got an additional holiday. We had a fun evening and the food was incredable.

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Pacific Palisades, CA
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99 reviews 99 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

not my favorite mexican food. I do like the seafood offerings, fish tacos are my fave. Entrees comes with soup and multiple veges and rice. Inexpensive

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Atlanta, GA
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55 reviews 55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

I was in town on business and had dinner here with my college sweetheart (30 years ago!). She is Hispanic and this is her Aunt's favorite restaurant so she picked it. I had a bit of trouble finding the valet parking, but the place was great. Everything about the place was wonderful - food, service and atmosphere. Maybe they read... More 

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Santa Fe Springs, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

This place is an odd mixture of strengths and weaknesses. The service soars with it's valet parking, gracious hostess and preening waiters but dives in that I'll never crave one of their dishes, or understand their penchant for removing food from the table without asking. Our party of six had an excellent evening drinking tasty sangria (no cocktails served) but... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

if you want to eat the best Mexican food in a more formal setting than a taco stand than come here, don't be scared! there is valet parking in the back and be sure to order something with a great sauce on it...and when I mean the best I am not kidding.

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Los Angeles
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108 reviews 108 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

La Seranata is a family-run Mexican seafood restaurant. The Rodriguez family started with one restaurant in downtown Los Angeles. It is still there, but now they have two more stores, in West Los Angeles and Santa Monica. All three serve simple, fresh seafood. The service is friendly, not fancy, and the prices are reasonable. Altogether, a great place.

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L.A.
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137 reviews 137 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

Bad food, terrible service and the prices were way to high for Mexican food. Why this place still is still open is a mystery to me.

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Additional Information about La Serenata de Garibaldi

Address: 1842 E 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90033-3411
Phone Number: 323-265-2887
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Mexican, Seafood

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