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Hours:

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Mon-Fri 5pm-2am Sat-Sun 7pm-2am

Payment method:
master card, visa
AKA:

Carmen Deli

Categories:
Delicatessens, Bars, Family Style Restaurants, Restaurants

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02/13/2013

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05/10/2011
Nothing beats the tequila and tacos at El Carmen!

See the full El Carmen review at One Delish Dish.co:\r \r This place is one of my favorite spots in LA. El Carmen is an unassuming tequila bar/restaurant tucked away on 3rd st. in the Mid-City West area. The entrance is just a plain door with a small awning and an old neon sign above it, but the tacos, insane tequila selection and Mexican wrestler decor make El Carmen stand out above the rest. \r T... view more

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03/19/2011
tequila- to kill ya!

if you're looking for tequila, look no further. this place has got it. i like the red vibe in this place- it's kinda sexy. i've taken a lot of dates here cuz its easy to get romantic at the bar (if you can get a spot). actually the place is small so you can eat dinner here so that you make sure you have a place for your lady to sit. get the taquitos. and of course, plenty of tequila.

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11/25/2009
Great Vibe that the female bartender tries to ruin

I love the place....the crowd is always great, the drinks are great....BUT the older blonde female bartender seems unhappy all the time and has the worst attitude, she kind of ruins the vibe which is terrible. I still go there often since it's so close to where I live and I just hope that she isn't the one working the bar. Another problem is the sewage smell in the hall and both bathrooms, I have never been to a b... view more

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06/27/2009
Overpriced

Had a drink here on Friday night. $10 for a margarita on the rocks. It was mostly rocks with very little tequila. And it comes in a small glass. The bartender chick was pretty worthless when it came to service. Stick with the beer and the food.

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05/26/2009
How great is this place!

Dug this place for years, never fails to deliver on food, ambiance and of course, drinks. Great crowd too.\r Happy hour has some nice offerings and attracted a good size crowd, even on a weekday. Bonus, a few blocks from The Grove, so nice place to head after a movie.

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05/20/2009
Fabulous Fun!

Went last night after work for happy hour and let me tell ya we had a blast. The drinks were very tasty ""watermelon margarita"" on the rocks my fave as recommended by our cool waitress Idalia. The Tequila Shrimp didn't even touch down on the table ""Banging""! You cannot leave without getting an order of the Apple Fritter A la mode...K if you do you I just might have to send my doggie Dolce Vita to teach you a thin... view more

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05/20/2009
WOW!! Best Margaritas Hands Down

So we went to this place for some coworkers. The place looks kinda small from the outsite, but I was very pleasantly surprised. Wrestlers are looking over you in this hot spot, with great ambience. The best part was the Cactus Fruit margarita. Wow!!! You must also try their desser menu. Their apple firtter a-la-mode was amazing!!!! Overall this place was a great spot, with people to mingle with and fun atmosphere.

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05/20/2009
WOW. Great drinks and the Food is amazing

After work my co worker and I went for Happy Hour let just say we had a great time. Idalia the cool waitress told me to try a watermelon margarita it was grrrreat. Oh my the Tequila Shrimp were amazing but the Apple Fritter A la mode was mouth watering. If you are looking for great drinks, food and service this is the place to go.

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05/20/2009
Mmmmm.... Pomegranate Margarita....

My co-workers and I went to El Carmen last night for Happy Hour, most of us for the first time. I really liked it, although it's a cozy place with no outdoor, you quickly warm up to the place because of its pros. Mexican theme, great service - even though it was crowded, she was there whenever we looked up, and the food and drinks kept coming... (That's partly due to our amazing boss though) We couldn't stop raving a... view more

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8138 W 3rd StLos AngelesCA 90048

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