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6101 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038 (Central L.A)
(323) 461-0601
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Ranked #1,090 of 8,696 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Price range: $15 - $40
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Cuban, Latin
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Good for: Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Seward
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English first
Belfast, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Went yesterday evening....nice setting ....tasty bread basket but my main?! Chicken that was bloody served on top of dried up Spanish paella rice (supposed to be Saffron risotto.)...nothing like a risotto!! - not creamy at all! and Avocado salad I.e. Peeled and cubed avocado....no dressing, no greens! Such a disappointment. But wait, would you believe.They took the chicken back and... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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68 reviews 68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I had the best halibut I've ever experienced in a restaurant. Simply sauteed and served over tomato risotto with a tomato and avocado salad and a sweet and spicy sauce this dish was sublime. Good wine list and great mojitos too. There really is a Xiomara and she keeps a close watch over her namesake restaurant.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Nice, white table clothed restaurant. Not too big. Nice bar, great food. Staff was attentive and friendly. The halibut was nicely done. Great presentation. Drinks were a bit expensive.

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

We wanted to get dressed up and go somewhere close for my last night on my LA trip. Xiomara ticked those boxes. It happened to fall on a monday night so the restaurant was quiet. Service was great. I really loved the ceviche with scallops, I love anything that scallops can find their way into. Our entrees were perfectly enjoyable.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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453 reviews 453 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
219 helpful votes 219 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The Skinny: Parking- street, watch the signs, some are 1hr only Decor- dark wood, jazz photos Restroom- clean unisex Coke Factor- from the bar, syrupy, needed more carbonation Service- excellent Food- pretty tasty overall Mojitos- made with real cane sugar Ah, DineLA, where would I be without you? My friend picked this place to try and she was spot on.... More 

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Los Angeles
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69 reviews 69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We've been to this place a multiple occasions. We've never had a bad meal, but we've never left with the feeling we had a really good meal either. The Pros: The atmosphere is great-dark wood with a beautiful bar and nice decorative touches. The dining room is two stories; the front part is open and has a two story ceiling;... More 

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London, Ontario
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This is not a fancy place. There is a funky atmosphere with multiple pics of Herbie Hancock, Joni Mitchell and Van Morrison on the wall. Jazz playing quietly in the background. Great mojitos made with real sugar cane. Small wine list. I found the menu to be a little unfocused, however I had two of the best dishes I have... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

This restaurant, which is very un-assuming from the outside, is one of the best restaurants I have eaten at in a long time. Even though the owner, Xiomara, is the chef of cuban cuisine, this food is truly incredible and goes beyond cuban cooking. I had never had ceviche before and therefore had no means of comparison, but what a... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

OMG, I found this place last week through the dine LA program and I already have plans to go back again tomorrow. What a little gem?! I took a friend who's here from Zurich and we both loved everything we ordered. They have a great chef and everything was cooked to perfection. I would highly recommend this place and so... More 

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Los Angeles
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We have been to Xiomara twice, once with other couples, more recentlys with our family and both times we have come away pleased. The atmosphere is welcoming and the design touches draw your eyes around the room. The staff welcomes you warmly as soon as you arrive and remain attentive throughout your stay. We shared three appetizers for the table... More 

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Additional Information about Xiomara

Address: 6101 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038
Phone Number: (323) 461-0601
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 40
Cuisine: Cuban, Latin

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