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La Cabanita

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3447 N Verdugo Rd, Glendale, CA 91208-1520
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It used to be a great place to hang out, have a margarita and enjoy good Mexican food. But lately, has in the area there is no competition, both the quality of the food and service has deteriorated. Chipped margarita glasses (when you are lucky) or '99c store quality' plastic glasses. Rude service, margarita drinks poured out of a pre-made,... More 

Thank lobi3553
Sandpoint, Idaho
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114 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not your average Mexican place. Forget refried beans and burritos. This is the place for moles, enchiladas and fish. Yes they have chips and salsa. Very fresh authentic southern Mexican food. You will love this place! Mexican beers.

Thank Chip L
La Canada, California
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637 reviews
369 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 420 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

An OK dinner was ruined by the environment...this place is NOISY! The acoustics are terrible...one has to yell to be heard...and, of course that only makes it worse! We sat in the back where they use cheap shelf paper as table coverings...very uncomfortable, very unsightly, and annoying...one would think, since they charge a lot for thier meals they could afford... More 

Thank Rogerdob
Los Angeles, California
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

If you like mole--then you will most likely love La Cabinita. This is one of my go-to places in Glendale and I am never disappointed. They have options for vegans as well as carnivores. The soups and enchiladas are my favorites!

Thank Rourke S
Los Angeles
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

This is considered the best and most authentic Mexican restaurant in the area. Be warned that when you go during peak hours the noise level can get oppressive and the lack of service can be irritating, but the food is good enough to chance a visit during off hours.

Thank UHManoa
Los Angeles, California
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413 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

We hadn't been here in years and I had a craving for a guava and cream cheese empanada. My husband and I stopped by for a late lunch and got a nice seat at the front window. They also have a large back room and my husband once hosted a party for his employees there (great accommodations for a larger... More 

Thank CacheOn
Burlington, Washington
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

Spent the last week in the Glendale area on a family vacation and I was really craving authentic Mexican cuisine. This was absolutely AMAZING from start to finish!!! Thank you Leo and La Cabanita staff for a great meal!

Thank kjkorthuis
Westport, Connecticut, USA
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

We have visited La Cabanita several times with family and friends. The food is excellent and they provide a wide variety of authentic Mexican food. The service people are very friendly and attentive. My favorite item is that they have Modelo Especial on draft. The other members of our group had Margaritas and were very pleased with them. But clearly... More 

Thank Jerald_Froschauer
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

Started out we called and there messages said they were closed for the holidays, it was the 7th of Jan. We called the number for booking the whole restaurant and they were shocked the message had not been changed. We were told no reservations were needed but we could call at six and if there was a line we could... More 

Thank ljjljj6464
Canberra, Australia
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83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

The menu has so many dishes on it that you won't see in your run of the mill Mexican establishment. And; the dishes are executed wonderfully, with crisp and sharp tastes and textures. My Mole was outstanding. Every one of our tables servings was devoured with great relish and considerable enjoyment. It takes great skill to produce great and interesting... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Mexican, Latin
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3447 N Verdugo Rd, Glendale, CA 91208-1520
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Glendale
  • Phone Number: 818-957-2711

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