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Address: Main and Alameda streets, 125 Paseo de la Plaza 90012, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone Number: 213-485-6855
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The oldest street in Los Angeles is fun to visit, especially during special...

The oldest street in Los Angeles is fun to visit, especially during special events like the "Blessing of the Animals" or "Dia De Los Muertos" (Day of the Dead.)

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A taste of Mexico in LA

Olvera Street is very little..but it has conserved the real taste of Mexico.It is clear that it has been refurbished for tourists but it's like entering in a Stargate. We were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Nootdorp, The Netherlands
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Nootdorp, The Netherlands
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Olvera Street is very little..but it has conserved the real taste of Mexico.It is clear that it has been refurbished for tourists but it's like entering in a Stargate. We were lucky to visit it during Easter Holiday with a lot of music, people dancing, a great party atmosphere. All the Pueblo deserves a visit.

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Mount Maria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very disappointing as we didn't get to see this street, no parking available,,again a private car would be best,,

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Do yourself a favor and avoid the weekend if you can. La Golondrina has great food and yummy margaritas, but for quick and "real" food, try the place at the end by the plaza. Check out the church across the way as well, but remember that it's a real church and be respectful!

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Parking is ok, but I usually park across the street next to the Plazita Catholic Church... make sure to bring cash for parking, food, drinks and gifts to take home.

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West Hollywood, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Olvera Street is not very big, but has a lot of history. You can take the train to Union Station and it's practically right across the street. There are a few good places to eat and enjoy a margarita. Fun trinkets, purses, sandals, etc. can be found here.

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Gardena, California, Usa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Blast of culture, something about Olvera Street that make me proud to be Mexican. Having a party with a Mexican theme then this is the place to go. You'll find just about everything and while your at it get a bite to eat. Favorite spot is Cielito Lindo. My parents used to bring us here and now I come here... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The small street is busy with vendors of mostly cheap mexican souvenirs and mexican restaurants; very colourful and very busy most of the time. It is particularly attractive during special holidays (e.g., the day of the dead). One can see the oldest house in Los Angeles and a wonderful mural by David Alfaro Siqueiros (this alone is worth the visit,... More 

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A nice enclave in Los Angeles. Shops, restaurants, bands, and much much more. A fun place for the whole family

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Although some may find it a little tired, the historian in you can't pass up an opportunity to explore the beginning of Los Angeles. Fun browsing for Mexican goods that we take for granted in California. The food is OK, but the people who work there are great. Spend a few hours during your trip to the train station or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I used to live across the street so I have spent loads of time here. The food is nice and they never stop the music on Sundays. Outside the shopping its one of the best places for free museums in LA.

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