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Malbec Argentinean Bistro

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10151 Riverside Drive, Los Angeles, CA 91602-2533
+1 818-762-4860
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“empanadas” (7 reviews)
“skirt steak” (4 reviews)
“provoleta” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Argentinean, Latin, South American
$$ - $$$
10151 Riverside Drive, Los Angeles, CA 91602-2533
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I've come here about 3 times for happy hour and I've never wanted to stay for dinner. It's like Uber expensive and I'm always very iffy on whether I wanna risk it or not. Happy hour is ok. I've tried the cheese plate and the...More

Thank Tiffany A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic surprise. Malbec, former Ushuaia, brought the best Argentinian meet to Santa Monica. The bife de chorizo is simply outstanding. Great service too.

Thank ferrosario66
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Come for the delicious meats, and stay for the amazing Argentine wines. This is an Argentina steakhouse through and through. The owners are from Argentina. All the wines are from Argentina. The meets are cooked over natural hardwoods in authentic Argentina style. The BBQ pork...More

Thank PilotMichael
Reviewed June 2, 2017

The skirt steak was what the waiter recommended and said it is their most popular one. They cooked the steak very tender and juicy surrounded by chunk of roasted veggies, with a nice presentation. So, I went back on my next business trip. Ordered steak,...More

Thank Su W
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

Amazing food good atmosphere Real Argentinian food!!! Good service, parking at the back! Lovvvvvvvvvvvve it

Thank erez z
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

I don't go here enough as I should. Always a great lunch. For and service is a+. Parking is super easy with valet behind. All entrees and salads are safe and deish choices. Don't forget a glass of red. I suggest the Malbec

Thank Gma0917
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

Was looking for a new place for lunch and found this gem. Quickly on our fav list. Can't wait to come back for dinner. Chicken milanese cooked to perfection!

Thank Peggy V
Reviewed January 16, 2017

Parking: Didn't look difficult, but we walked the 15+ minutes from The Tangerine. The neighborhood is good, so there's no worries about walking. Ambiance: Beautiful wood floors, dark tables, very romantic. A little too dark to read the menus, but I'm getting older so there's...More

Thank russandmarti
Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

Exceptionally flavorful food in a welcoming and cozy atmosphere with good selection of wines. I highly recommend the paella.

Thank Monalisa43
Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

We've been several times, and the food and service is always very good. Servers knowledge of the wine is always spot on.

Thank Tim T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10151 Riverside Drive, Los Angeles, CA 91602-2533
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
  • Phone Number: +1 818-762-4860
  • E-mail
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