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El Coyote

Central L.A
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7312 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036-2535
(323) 939-2255
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Barnet, Vermont
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've been going to El Coyote for years. The ambience is a lot of fun with waitresses in their ruffled skirts and Mexican decor throughout. The truth is that most of the food is average, but if you want something fantastic order Green Corn Tamales, Beans with EXTRA cheese, guacamole and corn tortillas. Butter tortilla and hold in your hand... More 

Thank crystalzev
Reno, Nevada
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to the El Coyote Mexican restaurant several times - basically every time I get to visit Los Angeles. I first heard of the El Coyote when reading Vincent Bugliosi's "Helter Skelter" book about the Tate-Labianca murders by the Manson group. Apparently this is the restaurant where Shaton Tate, Abigail Folger, Jay Sebring and Voytek Frikowski had their last... More 

Thank Olympic400
Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We go there at least once a month with my family and friends. I love the steak fajitas, the service is good and the food is always consistent. Very reasonable prices.

Thank calgal20
New York City, New York
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

A great option for Mexican in LA! I am from San Antonio, so am always a little more picky when reviewing a Mexican restaurant, but El Coyote did not disappoint. The atmosphere was great and authentic and the food was well priced and so good! They give you two types of hot sauce (don't bother with the liquid one, the... More 

Thank allison9723
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

During a recent trip to LA asked the hotel for a recommendation for dinner. El Coyote, they said. We weren't disappointed! I had a cheese enchilada and a chile relleno. Both were just right. Very nice red chile sauce. Nice atmosphere. We sat on the patio.

Thank rbm55
Boston, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

One of the best LA spots to grab Mexican food. It has been around over 85 years and the service is exceptional, as are the margaritas. Take a moment to stop by. The fajita place is great as is most everything I have ever had here!

Thank glk16
West Hollywood, California
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

As someone who frequents tons of restaurants throughout the country and parts across the pond for many years, I think the most astonishing aspect of restaurant reviews is when you get a read a review of a restaurant which you find diametrically opposite of everything you believe about it. When this happens to me, especially when it is in my... More 

Thank Heywood F
Cala Tarida, Spain
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147 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

I do like visiting El Coyote when I am in Los Angeles. A great place for lunch or dinner and conveniently located between downtown and the Westside. There is something for everybody to be found on the menu and your portions will not allow you to go hungry.

Thank Ibizan_Yankee
Los Angeles, California
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

This is my new favorite Mexican restaurant in Los Angeles! I've heard it's a common spot for celebrity sightings but we didn't see any on our trip. I wouldn't have been surprised if we did because this place is adorable, it has little "coves" and dark places to "hide" and it has a nice atmosphere. I would certainly "hide out"... More 

Thank MtnGirlontheMove
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

My family has been el coyote almost since it opened. I am third-generation my kids are fourth generation and now my grandson will be fifth generation 15. We just love the place. Nothing fancy and almost always really good eats. The number one is the classic and enchilada and taco. The albondigas soup is wonderful and you could die for... More 

Thank Steven H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7312 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036-2535
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighborhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: (323) 939-2255

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