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Lupe's Restaurant

1710 East Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 91362
805-495-3573
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Ranked #2,473 of 8,552 restaurants in Los Angeles
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Apr 25, 2014
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English first
Southern California
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240 reviews 240 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

This has been in Thousand Oaks for a very long time. We decided we should try it, after all - it has stood the test of time. Sorry, the food was greasy, greasy, greasy and lacked flavor. Service was disappointing. Shabby, uncomfortable tables and chairs and seems "dirty" overall. This was not a healthy experience and would never return. Service... More

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Thousand Oaks
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45 reviews 45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I've been eating at this Mexican restaurant for 30 years and only recently have I had any complaints. They changed the tortilla used for the tacos, and my last visit a couple of days ago was disappointing. The cheese inside the cheese enchilada was not cooked, was a bit cold, and that's when I got the taco with the different... More

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Thousand Oaks, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

This restaurant has been in the area for years and is always rated as the local Mexican standard. Food was tasteless and greasy and the service was really bad. It was impossible to get a drink refill to wash down the food.

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Portland, Oregon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

I really love the food at Lupe's, but the place looks dirty and shabby. The chairs in their outside dining area have the stuffing coming out of them and the inside restaurant - the part not renovated sometime back, just looks old and dirty. How hard can it be to freshen up the place? Service is friendly and a great... More

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Thousand Oaks, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Lupe's has been in Thousand Oaks for over 40 years and continues to offer great Mexican food, good service, fair prices, and you can call ahead and get take out. Not fancy, and no hard liquor, just great mexican food as it should be prepared.

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los angeles
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

how this place stays in business is a mystery . the worst mexican food in town . nothing is fresh. their salsa comes out of a can. there isn't a sprig of fresh cilantro anywhere. fresh pico de gallo ? forget it . we live close and every few years try again , and walk home miserable . go to... More

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Rancho Mirage, Ca
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87 reviews 87 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Just ordinary Mexican restaurant t food. Nothing wrong with it, but nothing special. No hard liquor or beer. I preferred the food at the Alamo in Newberry Park better.

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Santa Barbara, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

Wow..this place has been around since I was in College, I think. Have gone there for years, and it is always comfie, yummy and a welcome respite from the big, fancier, chain type restaurants. Love that it is family owned, the food is excellent, and the atmosphere just fine. A perfect neighborhood place. Thank you , Lupe's !

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Ventura, CA
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92 reviews 92 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

Lupe's has been a part of the Thousand Oaks landscape for many years. The re-modle has mad it easier to get a seat and enjoy their really good food. I have been eating here for years and the food has always been good, the service great and the atmosphere is welcoming. During my working years, I ate here often. I... More

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Los Angeles, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

This is one of my favorite places for lunch. They have great lunch specials. The restuarant has been there forever and was completely renovated in the last couple of years. They make your classic combination plates- tacos, enchiladas, etc with bean and rice. Really good food and generous portions. The chips are warm and the salsa is awesome.

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