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La Parrilla

Central L.A
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1300 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017-1705
(213) 353-4930
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating

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Great food

This place has been there for 37 years and the food keeps getting better and better. The service is great

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2015
Randy C
Pasadena, California
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Pasadena, California
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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

This place has been there for 37 years and the food keeps getting better and better. The service is great

Thank Randy C
Poplar Grove, IL
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189 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

We arrived a couple minutes before their happy hour started. Our first beer was charged at regular price but a few minutes later the happy hour beer was a really decent price. The waitress who appeared to be an owner or family member was very pleasant and efficient. They are very proud of their guacamole but it was just plain.... More 

Thank Mike M
Portland, Maine
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72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

La Parrilla is a very good choice for Mexican food in downtown LA. It is unpretentious with a nice atmosphere and excellent service. I highly recommend the enchiladas and the spare ribs but everything on the menu seems to be very good.

Thank ThePurpleProfessor
Miami, Florida
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The food and the atmosphere is wonderful... I've been in Mexico and la Parrilla has the authentic flavors of mexican food... Highly recomended restaurant.

Thank Xavier-Curtec
San Diego
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I really liked the nopales plate, which is actually hard to find in a lot of Mexican restaurants in SoCal, let alone being well-prepared. I also tried the more standard fare, but nothing else rose above average. The fresh tortillas are a plus.

Thank jimdago
Cincinnati, Ohio
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The food and atmosphere is excellent. One of the best Mexican restaurants I have been to. The atmosphere is authentic and the inside of the restaurant is great. There is live music of high quality. Highly recommended.

Thank snorris77
La Grande, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013 via mobile

The service was so slow and I was the only customer for most of my visit. The carne asada azteca was a little over cooked, but the flan was amazing. I'll try it again and order something different.

Thank Sara S
Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

I loved the food and I loved the people. Warm, friendly people serving delicious authentic Mexican food--phenomenal!

Thank BethOh
Glen Mills
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

We dined here for lunch on Saturday, March 16, 2013 while visiting Law Schools and scoping out apartments in the neighborhood. The servers were very slow to wait on us and the time seemed eternal before our drinks came after the very spicy salsa. We were begging for any server who came by for water. While were were waiting for... More 

Thank Genochemist
Los Angeles, California
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146 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

This is a great place near me. I like ordering dishes served in a molcajete. They are the only place in town that serves authentic cafe de olla. My husband loves it and is very particular about it and this is the real deal.

Thank L2Connelly

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1300 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017-1705
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighborhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: (213) 353-4930

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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