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Ranked #94 of 705 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Santa Monica
Cross street: hill & ashland
Description: From the moment you walk into Lula, you are greeted with festive artwork from such respected chicano artists as Eloy Torrez, George Yepes, Carlos Almaras & Frank Romero. The cuisine is truly traditional Mexican with recipes from every corner of Mexico. Tamales & tortillas are made everyday in our kitchen. With over 500 Tequilas, Lula Cocina Mexicana is the largest Tequila bar in Los Angeles.
Reviewed June 20, 2012

We always visit Lula's on our first day on holiday in Santa Monica. Normally we are jetlagged and hungry and so are particularly needy! The food is always excellent and the margeritas fantastic.

It always immediately makes us feel better, and we go back to our motel down the road full, sleepy and very happy!

Thank you Lula's!

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Thank jmso2010
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Reviewed May 30, 2012

The throngs of locals in this restaurant drew us in and we weren't disappointed. The menu is huge and offers plenty of selection, loads of gluten free and loads of vegetarian. The margaritas are just what the doctor ordered and the staff had the best sense of humour of any any hospitality staff we've come across yet in LA. Overall a very fun and inexpensive Sunday night out. I think the bill was about $70 for four margaritas and loads of food. The bar was busy and outside was too so the atmosphere was really fun.

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Reviewed March 31, 2012

Good food, good service and great margaritas----get there early and get a seat by the windows for some interesting "people watching"---there's no way to know who will be coming by on Main Street in Santa Monica.

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Thank ballhawg
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Reviewed March 15, 2012

My family are big Mexican food folks. We enjoy it very much and always search out a place while traveling. This one was recommended by a staff member of JW Marriott in Santa Monica.
Food was average and very expensive, especially for a laid back type place. Drew a good crowd, looked like many local families.
Was not worth it.

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Thank kenuga
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Reviewed March 10, 2012

Lula's continues to have really good, authentic Mexican food. Decor is bright and colorful. Service is good, too. Best of all, though, is their continuation of the daily happy hour. Great drinks and small plates, as low as $4. Try the Americana margarita on the rocks, in a salt rimmed glass. Yum.

Lula's has both indoor and patio seating. Street parking and pay lots are close by.

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