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El Chavo

Open Now: 4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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Really fun place

First impressions count - hostess and waitress were both among the friendliest I've ever... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2016
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Great Drinks!

Very dark bar offering great selection of drinks, including margaritas at a reasonable price. There... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2015
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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Mar 21, 2017
May 25, 2016
“Really fun place”
By day a hopping Mexican restaurant, but after the dinner hour the place serves great drinks, with chips and guacamole as chasers.
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Hours Today: 4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4441 W. Sunset Drive near Hillhurst Ave, Los Angeles, CA
Central L.A
+1 323-664-0871
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Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

This place was fun and the drinks were good, it's worth a visit if you like Mexican food and are with a few friends.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

First impressions count - hostess and waitress were both among the friendliest I've ever encountered in LA. Just really fun, positive spirits. (They'd even make a bad place good, although this isn't bad at all!) Food and overall service were very good too. Standout was...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed July 25, 2015

Very dark bar offering great selection of drinks, including margaritas at a reasonable price. There is a terrace, but sadly not enough seating for the area. Overall a good, reasonable bar if you don't mind standing. We did not eat here, so cannot comment on...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank patbean
Reviewed March 19, 2006

we LOVE El Chavo and will make the trip from Santa Barbara just to order the green corn tamales (they aren't on the menu, ask for them!). The ambiance is quirky and fun, the staff is nice and attentive. We saw Dolly Parton there this...More

2  Thank djmark1972
Reviewed February 3, 2005

I've been going to this restaurant for over 10 years now. The food is the BEST! Atmosphere is great and a very diverse crowd of people. The owner always there with a warm, friendly greeting, a big smile and hand shake! The light setting is...More

Thank jongry
Reviewed May 5, 2004

Been going to El Chavo for 15 years. Would always rave to friends and introduce new people and out of town visitors. But the past two visits have been disappointing. Used to feel welcome, now am being rushed out to make room for the next...More

1  Thank NorthStar32241
Reviewed March 27, 2003

The neon colored sombreros hanging over the bar are highlights for the place, the food to die for and the Strawberry Margueritas to swim in. The crowd is handsome and always outgoing. I am taking Letty Orozco from Monterey park to visit El Chavo this...More

Thank Cosmopolitan10199
Reviewed March 14, 2003

I think this is the best Mexican restaurant in Los Angeles, and I try to go there every time I'm in L.A. The margaritas are better than El Cholo, the hot sauce spicy and distinctive, and the service excellent. The atmosphere of black light sombreros...More

Thank Q2516YWstevenj
Reviewed February 15, 2003

El Chavo is quickly becoming a regular spot for us. Their beef stuffed pepper is something to truly behold. Great food, service and understandably famous margaritas. You will not be sorry if you visit this great mexican restaraunt.

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Reviewed August 6, 2001

One bite of the delicious green corn tamales at El Chavo and you'll never even think of dining at El Cholo again. El Chavo has been around for years, as is evident from the ambience and the scores of regular customers. The help is friendly,...More

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