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The Velvet Margarita

1612 North Cahuenga, Los Angeles, CA 90028 (Central L.A)
(877) 486-8353
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Ranked #344 of 8,570 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Price range: $15 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Mexican
Neighborhood: Central L.A
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Leeds, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

Beautiful 'day of the dead' style decor and the food was the best Mexican food I've ever had. (Would have thought is was closed when we arrived as the shutters were down but the door was open). Would go back for sure if I visit hollywood again. Cool friendly staff too!

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boston
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My partner and I came here for a late night snack and drinks upon arrival in LA. Fun place, good people watching.

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I have only good things to say about this place. Central to Hollywood attractions yet not on the tourist path, the service is super friendly and the walls are adored with paintings on velvet (Elvis is there, yes he is), the ceilings are covered in fancy Mexican velvet sombreros. The food is delicious and the tequila mixology is insane. I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I love this place! Calamari is always on point (and a steal @ $8), guacamole is always fresh, and the entrées are big enough to share! Service with a smile....how it should be.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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52 reviews 52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I have experienced the Velvet Margarita many times and it is the same each time. Delicious, personable, amazing food and service. You will not be disappointed. This time they were fully booked, however when I told them that I was visiting from the East Coast and only had one night in LA and wanted my guests traveling w me to... More

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Medlow Bath, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Very central in location to the Hollywood tourist sites, this place has a great, well priced menu and an awesome atmosphere and vibe. Loved the authentic tasting food, but keep in mind the servings are pretty large (we made the mistake of having nachos, salad, then the main, a burrito which forced me to surrender despite my hunger when we... More

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Santa Rosa, California, USA
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Got a tip this was a fun place to eat and it was true. The staff was friendly and fun but the atmosphere was the best. It was almost like being in painted velvet art. From the spinning, shiney disco pinatas, to the twin gold framed mega video screens displaying an eclectic mix of movies, shorts and videos. Fresh fruit... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

The atmosphere is unusual but don't let that fool you. Just a couple blocks off Hollywood Boulevard this is a place not to be missed. Each time I have gone we have had great service, great food, and great cocktails.

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The concierge at the W Hollywood recommended this place. It's hidden behind a small black doorway, but don't let that or the dark decor put you off. They do a good guacamole, mains are tasty - as is the marguerita. Casual, but professional service, which I like. (They show Mexican movies on screens above the bar, which are hypnotic in... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

went there for dinner and the experience was overall pretty awesome. Food was pretty good and the waiter we had was really awesome. I had the chicken taquitos and they were not the greatest but they were good. TIP: There is a valet lot just past the place... just after that there is a sketchy dude that wants you to... More

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