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6101 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038 (Seward)
(323) 461-0601
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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san francisco
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195 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

We went here for dinner on a Saturday night. We had reservations for 8:30pm. The restaurant was pretty full. We were seated right away upstairs. Our server was slow to get to us. Once he did, he did a good job. He kept our water glasses full and would check in with us every once in awhile. We were a... More 

Thank SanFranciscoMom
Westlake Village, California
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93 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

I stopped in on a Wednesday night with 2 friends. Valet is $8. We were the only diners that evening, at 6pm....that is what I mean by quiet restaurant. Good service, good food. I wasn't blown away by anything. I ordered the Sweet Potato Croquettes and the White Truffle Risotto with Shrimp...the dishes were tasty, but not memorable. The Mojitos... More 

Thank Gamyleigh
Burbank, California
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767 reviews
442 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Beautiful & intimate restaurant on Melrose. The Service: Love the bartender, very friendly and personal. He makes great cocktails! The Drinks: One of their classic cocktail there is mojito. They use FRESH sugar cane juice. YES! there is a sugar cane machine right inside the bar. How cool is that~ The Parking: Street parking on Seward (free) and Valet parking... More 

Thank travelercass
Bahia de Los Angeles, Mexico
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51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Upscale Latin food. Highlights: tamal, cubano chicken & chocolate souffle. Nice wine by glass choices. Beautiful upstairs with nooks & private dining room. Service top notch. Pros- gaspacho, poblano risotto, sorbets, staff. Cons- room bit warm sometimes.

Thank 519mom
Los Angeles, California
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110 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Perfect place. Great mixed drinks, service, atmosphere, and parking. Not noisy. Priced right. Cuban fusion.

Thank Jpullen
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Went yesterday evening....nice setting ....tasty bread basket but my main?! Chicken that was bloody served on top of dried up Spanish paella rice (supposed to be Saffron risotto.)...nothing like a risotto!! - not creamy at all! and Avocado salad I.e. Peeled and cubed avocado....no dressing, no greens! Such a disappointment. But wait, would you believe.They took the chicken back and... More 

Thank Finaghy55
Sonoma County, California
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91 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I had the best halibut I've ever experienced in a restaurant. Simply sauteed and served over tomato risotto with a tomato and avocado salad and a sweet and spicy sauce this dish was sublime. Good wine list and great mojitos too. There really is a Xiomara and she keeps a close watch over her namesake restaurant.

Thank Marilyn M
Boston, Massachusetts
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132 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Nice, white table clothed restaurant. Not too big. Nice bar, great food. Staff was attentive and friendly. The halibut was nicely done. Great presentation. Drinks were a bit expensive.

Thank Steve M
Springfield, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

We wanted to get dressed up and go somewhere close for my last night on my LA trip. Xiomara ticked those boxes. It happened to fall on a monday night so the restaurant was quiet. Service was great. I really loved the ceviche with scallops, I love anything that scallops can find their way into. Our entrees were perfectly enjoyable.... More 

Thank cmkd_2007
Los Angeles, California
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706 reviews
498 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 351 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The Skinny: Parking- street, watch the signs, some are 1hr only Decor- dark wood, jazz photos Restroom- clean unisex Coke Factor- from the bar, syrupy, needed more carbonation Service- excellent Food- pretty tasty overall Mojitos- made with real cane sugar Ah, DineLA, where would I be without you? My friend picked this place to try and she was spot on.... More 

Thank melobeam

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $40
Latin, Cuban, Caribbean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups
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 - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6101 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Hollywood
  • Neighborhood: Hollywood
  • Phone Number: (323) 461-0601

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

Staying in Hollywood

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Hollywood undoubtedly conjures up images of movie stars and high-end lifestyles, and to this day, tourists flock here from around the world to see the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, Chinese Theatre and to catch a glimpse of the famed Hollywood sign up close. Celebrity impersonators and crowds give these areas the feeling of an amusement park while many clubs and hotels fill up around the weekends for late-night partying - the Hollywood club scene is a haven for thumping music and table-side bottle service. But parties aren’t the only way to enjoy this area, many visitors come to the neighborhood to sit back with a picnic to watch a performance at the Hollywood Bowl and those looking to stay fit trek along nature trails in the Hollywood hills and in Griffith Park.
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