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L A Rose Cafe

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4749 Fountain Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029-1712
+1 323-662-4024
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Nutley, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Our first stop in LA and it was such a good choice. Authentic, albeit slightly fancy Filipino food. Food: 9 Drink: 9 Ambience: 7.5 Service: 10 Value: 8 A tad bit pricey, but the execution and presentation is spot on. The outside of this place looks unassuming, but the inside is actually very quaint and clean. Cebu Lechon: so good...crispy... More 

Thank RobChills
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Went in for some takeaway. Puncit and Lechon were very nice. The owner was very helpful, throwing in plenty of sauce and additional rice. All very nice to eat.

Thank Gazza C
Acme, Alberta
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic service and wonderful food. Such a pleasant surprise when you first walk in! It's so pleasing to the eye and calming. And the food is extremely well prepared. Definitely recommend.

Thank WayneDiane
Playa del Rey, Ca.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2015

I went with two native Philippinas and food was delicious. I had the chicken curry with coconut milk - fantastic. Service was a bit weak - server would disappear for long periods and seemed to have a bit of an attitude - but food was so good - easily overlooked. Music and ambiance was nice.

1 Thank drewPlayadelRey_Ca_
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

My husband and I found it by accident. From the outside it doesn't look too fancy or like a proper restaurant. Once inside you are transported to a relaxing and eclectic atmosphere. My parents tried the Filipino food for the first time and they were hooked. Mum is really picky and she enjoyed every single dish served. Congratulations to the... More 

Thank Jose Luis N
Pasadena, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Looking for a quick meal, my daughter brought us here. Good food, just like at home setting. Cozy and service is good. Price just right and lots of choices. Will be back for more.

Thank neborr357
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57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

Great food and readable price. Convenient to kaiser, CHOC hospitals just off sunset. It is a small place but big flavor. Parking on the streetsmapplace

Thank Sugaylange
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2015

Arrived here to meet some business colleagues and arrived early. Decided to start without them with empinadas and the lumpia shanghai - Both were delicious.. We also had the pork lechon kawali which was very tender, melt-in-your mouth and flavorful. We met the owner and he is a really nice guy - he spent time talking to us and checked... More 

Thank Cooking_Hawaiian
Glendale, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

Came here today with a friend for breakfast. What can I say... Best Filipino restaurant in LA by far... The courteous warm service and cozy ambiance is awesome... I ordered the Ilocano longanisa breakfast with garlic brown rice.. Yum! We ordered the leche flan and ube halaya for dessert... Very rich in flavor... The owner is also very hands on...... More 

Thank tameia
Marietta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2014

My GF took me there just for old time sake coz I use to live around the corner. The restaurant is really cute and there was a guitar player playing Filipino songs in his guitar. The food was really good and good portions. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Nannetteph218

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Filipino
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4749 Fountain Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029-1712
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Hollywood
  • Neighborhood: Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 323-662-4024

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

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