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East LA, Greater Echo Park Elysian, Angelino Heights

El Compadre - Echo Park

Mexican Restaurants, Latin American Restaurants, Breakfast, Brunch & Lunch Restaurants, Family Style Restaurants, Restaurants
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Watch for the recycled chips!

Been eating here for years and have always had a good experience until today. My boys love chips so we go through a few baskets. Unfortunately, our last basket had an old receipt with stale chips in them.... To add insult to injury the manager Mario didn't apologize and instead acted as if we were lying. Really? In my opinion his actions led me to believe that this has happened before.

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Be careful if you're a large party

My family has been dining here for the past three years. We've always enjoyed the retro environment, the service, the live band and the food. Tonight we were a party of 14. My father and I decided to split the bill. After providing the waiter with our two credit cards, he came back with two bills, but not the original bill. When we asked if he had added anything to the tip, his response was ""sometimes the restaurant... view more

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Amazing Mexican Food!

There are a lot of Mexican food spots in Los Angeles, not all of them are very good. El Compadre is one of the best. Great service, fantastic traditional dishes, chips and salsa done right (one of the best parts of eating at a Mexican food restaurants - they do it well!), also great drinks/bar! Cant go wrong with their flaming margarita. If you're thinking Mexican food in the Hollywood area, this is your spot.

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Fresh, Delicious Mexican Food

I was with a party of eight. The service was great, and I really loved the food. The margaritas (on the rocks) the best I have ever had, stronger than I usually like, but so flavorful I could still drink them. I had a chicken tostada salad. The chicken was lean, the lettuce was fresh and crips, the guacamole was fresh, and the sour cream was very fresh. I think they have the best salsa I've ever had. I wasn't crazy a... view more

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My friends asked me to join them for Mexican food and we ended up at the EL COMPADRE. When we arrived I was not comfortable with the atmosphere. The bar is to close to the. The dining area the people at the bar drinking were to loud Swearing and getting crazy, these suppose to be a family restaurant but the atmosphere is geared more towards adults.this restaurant attracts the bad elements of the surrounding area This... view more

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flaming margaritas

the thing with el compadre is really the novelty of the margaritas. The food is good as well, but not ""the best in los angeles"" by any means. a good time though

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Legendary margaritas? Really?

I really like the ambiance of this place. The decor is nice and dimly lit and occasionally there is a band playing. Sometimes I'll just watch sports on either of the two tvs at the bar. I've been here a few times and usually have a good experience with drinks and food, but tonight the drinks were pretty disappointing. My friends and I ordered margaritas at the bar which tasted more like sweet tarts mixed with pixy st... view more

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El compadre is my fav mexican getaway in LA.. LOL. Their tamales are the bomb.. order the corn tomales and tell you dont like them.. if you don't your taste buds got problems

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This place is disgusting. I have too many friends that like mexican restaurants based on their chips and salsa and their drinks. The drinks might be alright, but the food is terrible. The salsa is good, but the chips are just heated store bought chips, nothing special. I've been here a few times and I can't do it anymore. Their huevos rancheros plate is an unrecognizable blob of grease on a plate. Their chicken in a ... view more

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horrible service, so-so food, wrong address

first of all, it's the wrong address for whatever's actually 1449 w. sunset blvd...thought the food was going to be good after reading the reviews. the food was okay. i got the huevos con chorizo with rice and the chorizo, but barely any egg... so so-so on the food. a friend got the torilla soup...wouldn't recommend it...for 8 bucks and some change, it was a very small bowl of torilla soup...a... view more

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1449 W Sunset BlvdLos AngelesCA 90026

(213) 250-4505

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