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La Barca

2414 S Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90007-1660
+1 323-735-6567
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good47%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
2414 S Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90007-1660
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

I always order this fish. It is the best fish in all the Mexican food restaurants. Fresh chips salsa and "just fried nachos".

Thank vivianQute
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

This is an amazing cantina. Neighbourhood is a little sketchy but they have a guarded parking lot. Nothing fancy but how can you complain with three dollar margaritas and beers. Unlimited chips and salsa continue until your food arrives. The salsa is delicious. The mains...More

2  Thank 606KennyG
Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

This is a true gem of a Mexican restaurant filled with all the wonderful types of people LA has to offer. However, the staff and employees are remarkable and treat everyone so well. The warm chips and salsa around. But the burritos are incredible. And...More

1  Thank Rich8080
Reviewed November 22, 2017

The front exterior looks like an off license or something. Really not appealing. You cant see through the windows and it looks a bit run down.......but when the door opens, the atmosphere is popping! Very busy and people were very happy and eating. So I...More

Thank jigglypufftravels
Reviewed November 16, 2017

Went with family and friends Nice dinner Good service and ambience Scope for improvement Worth a visit

Thank Binaifer
Reviewed October 23, 2017

You can tell the quality of La Barca since it is frequented by the police. The food and atmosphere are great.

Thank Keith P
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

We waited about 10-15 minutes for a table mid-afternoon. Parking out front at metered spots but also large, free lot in the back. Pretty interior where you feel like you're in Mexico. Service was attentive but not friendly. Margarita was strong but missing lime taste....More

1  Thank DonnaD741
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has some of the best tasting Mexican food I've had. Cooked really well, and properly spiced. Usually you have to drown Mexican food in the US in hot sauce, but not here! The service was excellent and quick, and the atmosphere inside was...More

Thank Rico670
Reviewed February 15, 2017

This place is hopping! Busy Busy and you know why... Tasty Food! Wednesday night around 9:30 and this place is pretty much full. Couple blocks from USC, around the corner from my son's place, this restaurant is the local favorite. I'm glad my son took...More

Thank Danoblueeye
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Great food and cheap margaritAs. Come here to mingle with residents and college students. Always a great atmosphere.

Thank Chris E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2414 S Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90007-1660
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighborhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 323-735-6567
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