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South San Fernando Valley
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Spanish, Cuban
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5757 Lankershim Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91601-1628
(818) 754-1051
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Malibu, California
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933 reviews
477 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 387 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided tot ry something different prior to hitting a play at a nearby theater. Made reservations for 6 and they were about 10 minutes late. If you want dinner seat and have a show to see---yes to reservations. This more of a cafe-diner than "dining" Vibe. Mofungos is casual and friendly. Clearly a local fav too. (Such better choice than... More 

Thank SanMo
Los Angeles, California
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387 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

Love this place! Any time I'm in the neighborhood I have to stop in for mofongo and Malta. All the choices are authentic and aside from street parking being a pain here the cozy little hole in the wall is perfect

1 Thank Leigth M
Los Angeles, California
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

I've eaten here about 4 times. The food is full of flavor. Four stars only because the service is a bit slow, not to friendly and not to many vegetarian options. Worth a try! Every time I come in they have expanded the restaurant. Kudos for your expansion.

1 Thank FannyMartinez
Dallas, Texas
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Mofongo is good. This is small place with few tables and good food. Had the coconut desert.. it was good. Limited parking in the back, two spots.. Outside seating can't serve alcohol. So we I seat inside. One waiter that seemed to not be able to keep up with 4 tables... once you get his attention, order your food at... More 

1 Thank MexTexTech
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

It's rare to find mofongo anywhere so we drove pretty far and it was quite good. They had coquito too! They offer chicken chicharron for pork free people like myself, and everything was well seasoned. I would come back next time I'm in LA.

2 Thank Bayareavenus
Beverly Hills, California
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48 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

We visit this restaurant on Memorial Day. Overall the good was good. Very authentic puertorrican food. But the service was terrible. Only one employee to receive the people, clean the tables, take the orders, process the payments and prepare the coffees and desserts. That was crazy. Everybody at the restaurant was upset.

1 Thank Eavila
Bayport, New York
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77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

To most people passing this place they wouldn't think of stopping here from its outside appearance. Appearances can be deceiving. Mofongos had a great menu with some very interesting and delicious dishes. The crab fritter appetizer was fried but not greasy and very tasty. I had the mofongo de churrasco (flank steak) which was a large portion and quite delicious..... More 

3 Thank Jon B
Malibu, California, United States
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491 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Took the Family to dinner at Mofongo's and had a very enjoyable, authentic Puerto Rican dinner. The pork dishes are out-of-this world tasty. Good plantains, Yucca and rice and beans as well.

1 Thank Thomas S
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014 via mobile

Really really tasty food. Quaint little setting. I had the pork mofongo and my daughter had the beef. Our first time here. Won't be the last for sure!!

2 Thank Nanigirl275
Los Angeles, California
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581 reviews
353 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

All of the tables were full. This would lead you to believe the food would be tasty. The food was disappointing and did not have much flavor. We were disappointed with the plantains, the appetizers, the fries... The wait staff was friendly and nice. I liked the neighborhood atmosphere. Parking is readily available. The restaurant is not particularly expensive. The... More 

1 Thank Nancy D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Spanish, Cuban
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Delivery, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5757 Lankershim Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91601-1628
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > South San Fernando Valley
  • Neighborhood: South San Fernando Valley
  • Phone Number: (818) 754-1051
Mofongos Restaurant is the only place that serves a full Puerto Rican menu in Los Angeles County. Our goal is to provide affordable, authentic food with fast service and a great atmosphere. We are located in the NoHo Arts District and we strive to provide an eclectic, artistic, yet traditional Puerto Rican experience.

We serve Puerto Rican cuisine specialties such as Mofongo, Tostones, Pernil, Alcapurrias, Tembleque, and many more!

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