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La Cabanita

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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3447 N Verdugo Rd, Glendale, CA 91208-1520
+1 818-957-2711
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
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199 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My partner and I brought our friend here for dinner. We were happy about wide bar, the excellent staff, and every bite of guacamole we ate. My vegetarian enchiladas were excellent, as was the salsa. I wish we had had another day so that we could have managed to squeeze in another dinner here.

Thank 012345km
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86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We always come here for a dinner when in town visiting friends. The Margarita was bland. Chips and salsa were great. My beef fahita dish was excellent but the others enchiladas were a bit bland and the food was lukewarm. Service was very good with a smile. A nice family place. The prices have gone up, so it's now mid... More 

Thank boneblast
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place on Trip Advisor today. Trip Advisor works! Great little spot serves authentic south of the border food. It's really great. Visiting from Atlanta, I'll be back and make it a point to come here. My family who lives 15 minutes away had never even heard of this place. Now they will be regulars. Get there. Service is... More 

Thank Jim T
Los Angeles, California
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444 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

I had read that La Cabanita's Caldo de Pollo is muy excellente so decided to try it on this rainy day when I found myself stuck in town due to a cancelled appointment. I arrived about 1:30 p.m. and the place was packed with patrons waiting to be seated. It took about 20 minutes and I landed a coveted window... More 

Thank CacheOn
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93 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We've been eating here for 25 years. It's gone from a very small, family place to something larger and more established (they will soon be open on Sundays). The chips and salsas are still good. And I've rarely strayed from my favorite - one each of taco norteno, taco arrachero and taco picadillo. And the tortilla is what makes them... More 

Thank CaliTexan22
Glendale, California
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I love this place. It started with the tacos then the enchiladas and the mole is outstanding, the tortillas are handmade, thick and delicious. I pretty much just like everything on the menu.

Thank llbalog
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62 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Never mind that it is in the tiny suburb of Montrose. Nor that its décor is not "Architectural Digest" perfect. La Cabanita has truly authentic Mexican ... not cooking ... but Cuisine. From the handling of the Masa, to the absolutely "spot on" Mole sauces, to the excellent drinks and tequilas, even the most experienced "fan and follower" of such... More 

Thank BULLDOG742014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Good Mexican food. It is family oriented It is family owned and run with good service. It has a great family touch to the decor

Thank David C
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192 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

La Cabanita is always full as its one of the best options for authentic Mexican food in the area. They have a large varied menu.Good selection of margaritas. Service is always good. They recently started offering traditional Mexican breakfasts .Only drawback tis they are closed on Sundays . ..so no Sunday brunch!

Thank marktS5189DV
Montrose, California
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great place for any meal. Their chilaquiles are excellent! I had the pozole, good cure for a hangover. It feels very homey, and enjoyable. We like coming back often.

Thank Marie M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3447 N Verdugo Rd, Glendale, CA 91208-1520
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Glendale
  • Phone Number: +1 818-957-2711

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