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La Barca

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Central L.A
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2414 S Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90007-1660
(323) 735-6567
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10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Get the big burrito. It is more than enough to share between two people. They even cut it in half for you if you tell them that you are sharing

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 9, 2013
Greedo P
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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I've been to a lot of whole in the wall restaurants In los Angeles on Vermont, but I could say that this one is the worse. Talk about smelling like urine before going inside hoping inside would have good service. But the waiters were not Attentive to us at all. The gratitude is included in the bill therefore the waiters... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Get the big burrito. It is more than enough to share between two people. They even cut it in half for you if you tell them that you are sharing

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Have been going to this restaurant since I can remember...never gets too old. The food is delicious, the service is great, and the prices, well even better! You all have to try the buffalo wings...I think they are WAY better than the other chain wing restaurants...simply delicious. But my favorite dish, Enchiladas Suizas...no beans, extra rice! Oh yes... The only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

They always have a great service, even thought its a small building, and it takes a long time to get a seat when its crowded, its worth waiting for. when I am craving Camarones a la plancha con salsa Diabla, this is where I go.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

I've been coming here for years. their food is very good, and there service extremely friendly. It is a bit noisy. especially during basketball season. It's a popular hangout for USC students. You do have to be prepared to wait though. they dont take reservations, and there is alway a long wait out the door to be seated, but once... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012 via mobile

Loved this place but it was in the ghetto. Parking is in the back and I wouldnt walk alone. It was hard to see from the street but once we fond it we were pleasantly suprised! The inside was cute and charming. The service was gerat and the chips kept coming. The salsa was amazing with a kick. The three... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

When I was living in the area for about five years, I was a frequent visitor at La Barca. When I would take people there, everyone would wonder why because the food, while good, is nothing spectacular. However, I raved about La Barca. And here's why: The interior of the restaurant is clean and well-decorated. It's clear that the owners... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

Love the margaritas and the colosul burrito...it feeds about 4 and is delicious!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2008

After mourning the closing of beloved EL JARITO during the 2006 World Cup, we were all looking for a joint with similar, homemade mexican food - So that leaves EL CHOLO out .. .. Behold, we found heaven again nearby on Vermont .. .. LA BARCA is located on Vermont just north of Adams, but there is a small parking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2008

Definitely one of my favorite restaurants in L.A. This place is a local USC favorite, a bit out of the way for most people though, located just south of the 10 freeway on Vermont Ave (a few blocks north of the USC campus). Go there on Tuesday nights for $2.50 margaritas that are strong and taste pretty darn good. The... More 

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Additional Information about La Barca

Address: 2414 S Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90007-1660
Phone Number: (323) 735-6567
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2414 S Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90007-1660
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighborhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: (323) 735-6567

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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