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Cowboys & Turbans

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5515 Wilshire Blvd, El Rey Theater, Los Angeles, CA 90036-3801
+1 323-936-7070
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11:00 - 23:00
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Los Angeles, California
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203 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Joking around, we wondered what fusions we might be lucky to find in LA. One of us asked, "why not Indian and Mexican?" and when we got home we looked for a place and this came up. The food was terrific, the Fried Gobi Cauliflower being a standout appetiser, and the Masala Fries with Cheese being a surprise that improved... More 

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Richland, Washington
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Had cauliflower, garlic naan, vegetarian papoosas, masala fries. Wine was okay, service very good. Communal dining with fire pits peppered in was cool. Airy enough to not interact with other groups, but possible if you wanted to. People at our table liked their burritos.

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Thank Bibiepatate
United Kingdom
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

We had madras and vindaloo from this restaurant last night as a take away. I was a little worried that the restaurant was taking on too much with two cuisines and was a little confused. We went with the reviews and gave it a shot. Great food. Vindaloo had a really great kick to it. Make sure you order one... More 

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Thank Steph S
Danville
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Great patio ambiance in the middle of LA. Great Indian food with Mexican influences in their burrito and tacos.

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Thank Paola K
los angeles
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77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014

I enjoyed the feel of this restaurant. I just wish I had ordered differently. The bread if fresh baked and fantastic. I didn't care much for the curry chicken dishes that we ordered, but I don't like curry anything. I wish I had ordered one of the great looking salads I saw someone else with. I would try it again... More 

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Thank dashLosAngeles
Nashville, Tennessee
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58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2014

My husband took me here for lunch as a surprise. We were in LA for couple of days before going to Hawaii. Loved this place and the interior. I got a feeling that I was eating in an Indian Dhaba. Food was bland in Indian standards but I asked them to prepare my dishes spicy for my take out order.... More 

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Thank Deepjan
Los Angeles, California, United States
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2013

Really cool mexican/indian fusion food dishes. used to be a true BYOB (no charge), but now they charge you additional if you want to bring in a bottle of something. So...sneak it in!

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Thank Ross C
St. Louis, MO
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2013 via mobile

Used LA Trip Advisor app and found this place. Sounded great and unique. We walked from museums. It was shut down. When we looked it up on the web, we learned it had moved to a new location and that location was also closed. Disappointed in app.

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Thank World_Traveler_STL
Glendale, California, United States
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2013

This review is long overdue as I have been lax, Cowboy and Turbans has a great outdoor eating area, don't eat here on a cold winter night as you will freeze I was practically was hugging the heater next to me. I had a groupon and decided to try this place out. I found the food to be okay the... More 

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Thank John M
United States
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159 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2012 via mobile

This is a gem of a restaurant when you least expect it. We were here for lunch, but the vibe is built primarily for dinners, when it probably is more lively and beautiful. The outdoor seating in the courtyard is lovely because it is authentic. Speaking of authentic, the food here is very authentic. I tried the tandoori fish quesadilla,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5515 Wilshire Blvd, El Rey Theater, Los Angeles, CA 90036-3801
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 323-936-7070

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