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Tlapazola Grill

636 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90291-4801
+1 310-822-7561
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (4 reviews)
“sand dabs” (2 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
636 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90291-4801
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 24 October 2016

This restaurant is still shown on the internet. We loved going there in the past. Went there in esrly October with some friends visiting from out of town. It is now closed! Really disappointed.

Thank ukpatty
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We have dined at Tlapazola for over 15 years and are heartbroken to see that it is closing. Their food is better than we ever had in Oaxaca, the service was ALWAYS superb and the staff friendly, courteous and efficient. If you can, GO NOW...More

Thank Rosalie M
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The sign on the wall says that after many years Tlapazola Grill is closing in September. That's such a shame as the restaurant is really good and a nice change from more traditional Tex Mex combos. Outstanding Moles, great fresh seafood. A really nice margarita...More

Thank drosen85
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff and excellent food! Ordered the shrimp and scallop ceviche for starter - had so many scallops only plate. It was amazing. The entrees were equally as delicious, with fantastic portion sizes. Highly recommend - hidden gem! All for reasonable prices.

Thank Kayleigh H
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Nothing fancy. We ordered a lot of food and it was all good. It seemed your standard authentic fare. The salsa was good, the carnitas was good, and hard to say anything negative about the meal. We ordered it to go, and it all traveled...More

Thank Kipp7272
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Food was decent and service was great. I got a big plate of beans, rice and carnitas that was relatively flavorless prior to the addition of a generous portion of salsa picante.

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We have been to this restaurant many times and to it's Gateway location that is now closed. The drinks and entrees are mouth-watering. The ambience is casual and the service is friendly. There are many vegetarian choices on the menu.

Thank munchingmavin
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We ate a perfect prepared steak and delicious quesadillas. The service was not very kind that's why i only rated 4 stars, but that's the only "negative" thing I have to say.

1  Thank Jo F
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Small local Mexican restaurant on Venice Blvd. Easy to pass up but don't . They have a small amount of off street parking. Tlapazola is clean and the service prompt, the decor is bright and cheery. The outdoor dining is partially covered and a p,east...More

Thank 3bugaboos
Reviewed 20 April 2016

WOW. Great food! Advertised as Mexican, but it is unlike any other Mexican place you have ever been. No tacos! Guacamole is just excellent as are the chips which are thin and not loaded with salt. Chicken flautas are crispy with no oil very attractively...More

1  Thank Jean H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$24
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 636 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90291-4801
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Venice
  • Neighbourhood: Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 310-822-7561
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