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El Criollo Restaurant

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$30 - $30
Mexican, Caribbean, Cuban
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

El Criollo is a must stop in the San Fernando Valley. With bread from Porto's the sandwiches are yummy. The entree are all great delicious and hearty with rice, black beans and sweet plantain. Lomo Saltado, Lechon, Pechuga Del Pollo de la Plancha to name...More

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed June 11, 2016

We go here monthly with a take out order in between. For apps ask for Cuban tamales it comes with a dish but they will be happy to give you an order. All the other croquette apps are great, bread is from Porto's. Pollo a...More

Date of visit: May 2016
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Reviewed February 4, 2015

Just visited El Criollo in Van Nuys for lunch with a friend in order to satisfy my craving for some good Cuban food. El Criollo fit the bill....good, traditional Cubano food with a lunch menu that includes a Meat, Chicken, Pork or Fish entree with...More

Date of visit: February 2015
Thank Thomas S
Reviewed April 13, 2013

FIRST OF ALL, EL CRIOLLO CUBAN RESTAURANT IS LOCATED AT 6622 VAN NUYS BLVD. IN VAN NUYS, CA 91405 - (818) 785-8625 - IT IS NOT ON VICTORY BLVD. THEY MOVED SEVERAL YEARS AGO. We just had my son's 50th birthday party there and it...More

Date of visit: April 2013
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Reviewed February 16, 2008

I Love Cuban food, and so stopped by here when I saw the name. I have never been back.

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Reviewed January 8, 2008

excellent simple cuban fare, no ambiance

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Reviewed January 7, 2008

Bryce and I visited this lovely little gem during the insane downpour yesterday. We we're both a little out of sorts, hungry and in need of some TLC. Enter El Criollo. Its a tiny little place, maybe 10 tables, painted a warm salmon shade, complete...More

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