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“Solid Solid Mexican Food”
Review of El Abajeno

El Abajeno
Ranked #34 of 326 Restaurants in Culver City
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed August 3, 2014

If you want to eat good and fill your tummy, this is a great place to go. I love the shredded carnitas and the burritos are stuffed to the gills. Menudo, soups, salads, enchiladas, etc. are consistent and served by a very helpful staff. Lot's of different types of salsa in their bar. I'm a lover of guac., there's is the liquidy type that is not my favorite. But it's still flavorful. Be sure to ask for some extra meat sauce to dip your chips in, really terrific. Go there to scarf.

Quality, price, and a nicely sized portion--you can't say no to that. Great job!

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Reviewed October 22, 2013

Taquitos as in little tacos, not fried, just carnitas cheese and avocado. Our new lunch go to at work and everyone is satisfied!

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Reviewed May 30, 2013

I stop a El Abajeno sometimes after Church for breakfast. There are no waiters or anything like that. You wait in line and order at the counter (cafeteria style) and if it is not ready by the time you pay they bring you the food to your table. They food is good and is pretty authentic, but the place is dumpy and the since the price is good you sometimes get some people that do not know how to behave in public. I still go there when I want to eat certain dishes of Mexican food. I do like their champurado drink which is chocolate type drink.

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Reviewed March 25, 2012

When we travel we enjoy authentic cuisine of the place by looking for "mom and pop" cafes. What a treat to discover one close to home that serves authentic Mexican food. A neighbor told us El Abajeno was her "go-to" place so last night we decided to try it and were not disappointed. Located near the corner of Culver Blvd. and Inglewood Ave. this casual cafeteria style restaurant has been at this locale for years. though we were early, there was already of a line of local families waiting to place their order at the counter. We had chicken enchiladas with rice and beans, a super tosdada with carnitas and a seafood soup and a flan. We were able to purchase our favorite Nergo Modelo cerveza. Everything was delicious. We had to wait a short while for the soup but enjoyed the rest while waiting. You carry your food to your own table. Very reasonably priced...we will return.

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Reviewed December 25, 2010

We go here often. You go up to the counter, cafeteria style, and choose among a wide assortment of delicious authentic foods. Actually, the menu on the wall includes many dishes that are not readil;y visible. When your food is ready, your take the tray to a table. My favorites are the chicken burrito and the beef soup (caldo)

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Thank Jack L
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