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El Rincon Criollo

4361 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230-4715
+1 310-391-4478
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
12 Dec 2017
“What a lunch menu!”
23 Jul 2017
“Cuban food which you can top off with fun drinks”
Closes in 9 min
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Latin, Cuban, Caribbean, Spanish
$$ - $$$
4361 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230-4715
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Went to El Rincon Criollo with a friend and was blown away by the selection. Nearly a full page of fish items on the menu - with separate sections for beef, pork, chicken and vegetarian. I opted for the chicken and pork combination plate. I...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank GareThere
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I like to experiment and try one of the Cuban dishes when I dine there.This place has a convenient location on a main street near both the Culver City no. 6 bus line and the San Diego 405 Freeway.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank CulverCityAndy
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This is a neighborhood restaurant in Culver City on busy Sepulveda Blvd. It tries for a festive atmosphere with fishing nets and plastic crustaceans and photos and pictures of Cuba (but it's definitely not fancy and does not try to be more than a good...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Eric_Jacobs
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Small restaurant with wonderful food and friendly service. We've had takeout with friends, and loved it. And my wife and I had lunch here twice, sitting at one of the outside tables, and we've really enjoyed the meals. You can't pass up the pork dishes,...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Bill M
Reviewed 14 December 2015

As a Cuban this is one of the worst Cuban Restaurants I have ever visited this is what they "want to be" Cuban Food. Having traveled to Florida, Chicago, Arizona, Los Angeles and eaten at good Cuban restaurant this is by far the lowest rated...More

Date of visit: December 2015
2  Thank PlatinumMember174
Reviewed 15 October 2015

The buzz all over town is El Rincon Criollo. I had been years ago and didn't like it. I went back a few months ago and it was worse. I ordered chicken and got a piece of a breast that was dry and overcooked. The...More

Date of visit: February 2015
1  Thank YosemiteLiz
Reviewed 2 September 2015

The food is incredibly authentic, and the portions are generous. Reasonably priced, kitchy ambiance with art work from Cuba for sale. My "go to" dish is the lechon asado (pork roast) with moros and platanos verdes (tostones). Also love the yuca frita! My son swears...More

Date of visit: August 2015
1  Thank PirulinaBaby
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Four Words: Delicious Food. Poor Service. My favorite: El Rincon's Garlic Chicken with rice - scrumptious!!. It's what I always order. I used to eat inside the small restaurant, but the negative service that would tick me off. I either received the wrong food, or...More

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank Ginger T
Reviewed 12 November 2014

This tiny, home-style restaurant has authentic, delicious Cuban food. The paella is perfect, one of many dishes on an extensive menu. The ambiance is down-home, almost like being in someone's kitchen in Havana, nothing fancy, just real. There are posters and paintings of Cuba on...More

Date of visit: November 2014
Thank Verseau99
Reviewed 27 October 2014

I love this "Corner" restaurant. The food is authentic (I'm native Cuban), and so is the kitschy vibe. I love that I can have fresh coconut water with my meal. They will stick a straw and an umbrella in a coconut on ice. The wait...More

Date of visit: October 2014
Thank JinxieGirl
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4361 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230-4715
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Culver City
  • Phone Number: +1 310-391-4478
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