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$3 - $50
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Latin, Argentinean, Italian, Steakhouse, Seafood
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Fairfax District
1.3 miles from Hollywood
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Reviewed June 19, 2022 via mobile

I have eaten here and ordered from them many times. We've never experienced the ultra poor service we received on Father's day. We ordered an order for delivery at 6:45. By 8pm it hadn't been completed. I called 4 times. The delivery company waited 50...minutes. Once it was delivered, everything was cold and many items were missing. Apparently they ran out and did not offer us another choice. The manager would not come to the phone to resolve it. It seems there was poor planning on the restaurants part and they were grossly unprepared for fathers day. They said they would refund the missing parts. I still haven't seen it returned.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 18, 2022 via mobile

Great good. Great service. Actually, best service that I have seen before. We have been here in LA’s for a week and everyday we have come here because the food and the service is beyond expectations!!!

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed January 25, 2022 via mobile

Best food I’ve had in years!!! Excellent service and even bette food. Best chimichirri EVER and I’ve lived around world 🙌🏼

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed January 25, 2022

My daughter told us about this place. The staff wore masks, the wait for a table was short, and we were able to sit where there was a lot of fresh air. It was night so they had the overhead heaters on which made my...husband smile. Service was attentive and the menu was available by QR code. The portions were large and my steak practically melted in my mouth. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed July 9, 2021 via mobile

Absolutely the worst customer service. I ordered they gave the food to an Uber driver and stole the food they refused to make it right leaving the customer high and dry. No customer service not understanding their responsibility. They didn’t care at all I would...avoid these people at all cost.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed January 14, 2021 via mobile

The best chimichurri sauce we’ve ever had!! I had a beautiful Melrose salad and Hubby had a delicious steak. Great service , lovely atmosphere

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 8, 2021

Ordered the Salmon Burger and it was ehhh. Big patty so I did like that for protein but taste was sub par. It didnt really taste like much. The tartar sauce kind of overpowered everything. The Argentinean sauce did not taste like anything either.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed October 3, 2020 via mobile

There’s more than one location of these in LA now and we went to the one on Melrose. When it first opened it was the only one we knew of and it was great value with generous portions - that’s changed a bit. However they...are one of the few restaurants that gives you bread and a very good oil and herb sauce with just a little bite to it that’s almost addictive to dip your bread in at the start of the meal. Menus are only in QR code. This is not a white table cloth location. The bar is limited to beer wine and a few specialty drinks like margaritas and Mojito‘s. Service was prompt, efficient and professional. I did not feel the Plato Mixto was not the value I was looking for. The salad with salmon was excellent. As a casual family dinner location it was excellent, we had a very nice time and had no problem getting in.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed January 2, 2020

Always enjoy my dinners here - they make amazing Mahi Mahi (Popeye version) and their sangria is the best in town (you can order by the pitcher or glass). Whenever I'm in the area (ie seeing Groundlings), I always have dinner here. The Studio City...location is just as good, just a little smaller. To note, my absolute favorite is their Provoleta starter. That along with the bread and sauce is amazing.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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horaciow117, Owner at Lala's Argentine Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2020

Thank you Moosh! If you want to get quick bites before the Groundlings, we also have happy hour until 7pm! (provoleta is one of our happy menu food items! ;) and of course you can come back again after the show as well!

Reviewed November 5, 2019

They have great flat steaks and good wines, in a very comfortable and airy setting. The service is outstanding. No hard liquor.

Date of visit: November 2019
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horaciow117, Owner at Lala's Argentine Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2020

Hi Liquid21! Thank you so much for the review! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed October 8, 2019 via mobile

The first time I ate at Lalas was in 2012 and 7 years later, they haven’t changed. The variety is as remarkable as the flavors. Their portions are very generous. Our server, Micaela, was fantastically friendly, personable, and took such great care of us. We...went for an early dinner and it coincided with their happy hour bites, wine, and beer. The bites were very affordable and the wine at $6 a glass can’t be beat. Our ribeye entrees were so tender and juicy. If you’re looking for an authentic and delicious Argentine restaurant with all Argentine wines, fast and friendly service, and a nice ambience; check out Lala’s! They never disappoint.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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horaciow117, Owner at Lala's Argentine Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2020

Hi Theonepablohernandez! Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review! Micaela is so much fun, and we love her too! I'm glad you enjoyed our happy hour! I think it's the best on melrose! ;) happy new year and we hope...More

Reviewed September 1, 2019

I found this place via web, looking for something still open (was last night around 10pm) where to taste good meat. Once entered I appreciated the nice location. Personnel where very gentle and kind with me. I exposed a potential issue with my debit card,...and so we checked in advance that everything was ok, showing a very good attituide. Then when I ordered a glass of Malbec, the server suggested me to consider to take one of better quality with very slightly difference in price. I'm glad I followed his suggestion. I tried a "bife encebollado" and was so delicious. Summarizing, I was very satisfied for the location, the service, the food and the wine. Top.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 13, 2019 via mobile

Went here on family night out. Great food and great atmosphere. Ask to sit in conservatory area, no bookings taken but it’s big with lots of space. Service v friendly and welcoming and it’s open late. Good for friends and family or even romantic meal

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed May 30, 2019 via mobile

very good food better service the place is comfortable and has good atmosphere typical Argentine food of excellent quality highly recommended

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 9, 2019 via mobile

After living in Europe for many years you become accustomed to (or spoiled with) great food and wine at reasonable prices. On a business trip to LA we were truly disappointed with the food in general. Without paying ridiculous prices it was impossible to eat...a decent meal. Finally a staff member at our hotel recommended Lala’s melrose. We not only had our first great meal with best bottle of wine of our trip (without donating our collective first born children)..... the prices were excellent. Even as important was the staff. Attentive and fun. One in our group spoke Italian only and the manager went out of his way to speak to us in Italian. He could not have been more wonderful (our waitress too). They even brought over some things we didn’t order just to try. Our one regret was finding them on our last night. We would have been regulars! We are returning for the same trip next year and we will be back to Lala’s our first night for sure. A big thank you to the staff and the kind manager (I wish I remembered names!)More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Hello, Although they're not categorized as gluten free, there are gluten free items on our menu!
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Lala's Argentine Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4