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La Barca

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Central L.A
Mexican
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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
Rumor has it- best restaurant in the area

You would never guess that there is great food inside this somewhat hidden door on a busy Vermont Ave. Don't try to park in the street - large lot in the back with security. That was our first hint at the popularity. Margaritas were awesome. We all had fajitas which were pretty standard but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Annapolis, Maryland
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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

You would never guess that there is great food inside this somewhat hidden door on a busy Vermont Ave. Don't try to park in the street - large lot in the back with security. That was our first hint at the popularity. Margaritas were awesome. We all had fajitas which were pretty standard but tasty. Service was ok. Sometimes hard... More 

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Mechanicsburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Great lunch! Food was wonderful- Awesome service-- Very friendly staff and truly authentic Mexican cuisine! Very comfortable inside with a nice old fashioned atmosphere. Parking no charge in the back of the building which is great! It is the place to go for truly good food and enjoyable staff!

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Chapel Hill
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Really good hole in the wall Mexican restaurant. Very good food, generous portions, excellent, attentive service. Arrive early as it gets crowded.

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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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Los Angeles, California
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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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Los Angeles, California, United States
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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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Los Angeles, California
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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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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?