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Yxta

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601 S Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90021-1050 (6th St.)
+1 213-596-5579
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Today
11:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 21:00
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Los Angeles, California
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77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend told me about this place and we went there for dinner last Saturday. It is a very nice place. They have happy hour from 4-7 on Saturday. It is most mexican/spanish. some of the dishes were a little spicy for me but if you like spicy you will like this place.

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Thank dqueen1
Houston, Texas
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great Mexican spot in the Arts District not too far from downtown. Guac was fresh and amazing. Molè was muy authentico! Our party had a great time, and especially enjoyed the blood orange margaritas. We'll be back.

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Thank david h
Little Rock
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We ate dinner here and it was yummy!! We ordered the guacamole appetizer and it was great!! I had the Pollo al Ajillo which was chicken and fresh, diced, stir-fried veggies and it was outstanding! The bread pudding for dessert has it's own twist and was fantastic! Thoroughly enjoyed!!!

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Thank Iboo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We when to Yxta on Saturday, the ambiance and Atmosphere was great! This place is a gem in its location. Easy to get to, parking a snap too and getting out was a breeze!! As soon as we walked into the restaurant, I liked it. Hostess was super pleasant; waiters and waitresses were also super friendly, our server was fantastic... More 

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Thank Sergio V
SLC, UT
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68 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Swank interior. Cool art on the walls. Excellent guacamole. Service was great. Al pastor was fantastic, and highly recommended. 2 dollar parking at lunch.

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Thank rayinreverse
London, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Thought this placed looked nice and had good reviews but think its a bit over rated, its not bad its just not anything special either. Also you have to go through a bit of a dodgy part of town to get there

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Thank Katie N
Solana Beach, California
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201 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

I crave this food now. I want to drive to L.A. just to have dinner here. It doesn't get better. The food and service is excellent!!! Wish them much success but hope it doesn't get overrun once people realize what a great place this is. Also, hope that their success doesn't lead to greater gentrification that displaced the homeless and... More 

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Thank beachmamaesq
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Came here for lunch with friends. We loved our chips and salsa and had to order more! I ordered the mahi mahi fish tacos. I highly recommend them. They are phenomenal!!! I really like the refreshing Aguas frescas . I will be back and try something new . Everything on the menu looked delicious!

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Thank lillian295
Los Angeles, California
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124 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed an outstanding group lunch with about 18 participants. The meal began with chips, salsa and guacamole. Everything tasted fresh and made to order. The chips were unusual and unique. The salsa was a chipotle salsa which also tasted unique with just the right amount of heat. The guacamole was seasoned perfectly and incorporated pumpkin seeds - very interesting.... More 

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Seal Beach, California
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80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Would have gotten 5 stars but the desert portion was a joke! My office ordered from a designated menu which included desert. The food was good (i got the tacos) but the desert portions came on one plate for about 5 people. I was expecting each person to have their own and was disappointed when i was told the 4... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 S Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90021-1050
    (6th St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-596-5579

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Downtown

Neighbourhood Profile
Downtown
Downtown Los Angeles is a busy metropolis of towering buildings, bustling streets, and industrial warehouses. There is a distinct multiplicity of cultures here with a growing influx of business professionals and hipsters. Many call the evolution of Downtown over recent years gentrification. New lofts, bars, hotels and restaurants are popping up regularly. Downtown is home to some of the very best restaurants in the city leading the LA foodie scene, plus it is the location of cultural and sports venues including the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Staples Center, and the Coliseum at the University of Southern California.
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