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LA Perla Cafe

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5912 W Glendale Ave, Glendale, AZ 85301-2405
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Durango, Colorado
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love their breakfasts. Great flavor and good potions! The refried beans are creamy and wonderful and Machaca very tasty.

Thank E B
Peoria, Arizona
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

I've been going to La Perla since I was about 12 years old and I'm 52 now, they make great food for a great price, they start with great very thin corn chips and hot sauce, not the chunky crap the chain places given, the red hot sauce which is how hot sauce should be made. The "Green Chili Burro... More 

Thank Kurt L
phx az
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123 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

been eating here for over 15yrs great spot good food and drinks , atmosphere is on point a definite must go!!!

Thank rickmotors
Phoenix, AZ
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64 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Had Chili Rellenos as usual with green sauce on top. They were so spicy hot that I could not eat them. when asked, the waitress said you cannot determine the chili hotness before. I can sort of buy that except you can try them before you use them. In addition, the seeds were not removed from these chilis before cooking... More 

Thank gypsies77
Grants Pass, Oregon
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

I moved from AZ 14 years ago, and because I'd eaten at la Perla for many years before, it was one of my last stops before moving on. I'm back at la Perla for the first time since and couldn't be happier. It's the same friendly (and friend-filled) place as I remembered, and my meal (machaca plate) was quick to... More 

Thank wtaguy
Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Went to listen to Mariachi's for a Birthday get together. Mariachi's started at 7 instead of 6. There were only 3 of them. The food was very bad, they charge during the Mariachi's 18%. Would not accommodate a table for 3. Charged us for 2nd round of chips and water. Food actually tasted like dog food, Never again I'll go... More 

Thank Di V
Glendale, Arizona
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

I am so disappointed in the food quality and service of La Perla. We have dined there before but recently, we ordered take out and it was very bad. We tried several times to contact the Manager but the times we called (during work hours and evenings), no one is available or some excuse not to speak to Manager. Our... More 

Thank Sylvia C
Glendale Arizona
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

I have tried this restaurant a few times. I went back after not having been there in years hoping that maybe the food had changed and was disappointed every time. There are so many Mexican restaurants around that there is no reason to go here and get food that doesn't taste good.

Thank SuecoGlendaleArizona
Glendale, Arizona
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73 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

I have been coming here for the past 30 years. The charm about La Perla is that no matter when I visit for breakfast lunch or dinner the food is always consistent and delicious. The red menudo is amazing I won't eat it anywhere but here. The cheese enchiladas are so smooth, silky and cheesy. I have never had a... More 

Thank Robin K
Phoenix, Arizona
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Been there many times. Always a great experience and the food is very authentic. If you like really good mexican food, special recipes and a true mexico environment (mariachis plus plus), then go here. The neighborhood isn't super, but the restaurant is safe and parking is ample. Prices are very, very fair. We go as a family, but I think... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5912 W Glendale Ave, Glendale, AZ 85301-2405
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Glendale
  • Phone Number: 623-939-7775

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?