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Red O Restaurant

8155 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046-7016
+1 323-655-5009
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
8155 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046-7016
Neighbourhood: Central L.A
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Red O is just behind Macy's at Fashion Island shopping mall. Great decor and very good service from the time you step through the door. I was dining solo and seated out of the way which is what you want when flying solo! Homemade tortilla...More

Thank Pricey2512
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This has been our go to spot for Mexican since it has opened. The food is delicious, the drinks are strong, and the ambiance is social. Pricey if you are not from LA, or on a budget like most nice places in the area. Goat...More

Thank David Paulina H
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We held a small management dinner at this restaurant based on a recommendation and I was very happy with our experience. The food was fresh, well presented and delicious. The service was fantastic. The General Manager and the Chef came out to welcome us to...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

From the moment you walk in you can tell it will be a good time! Beautiful decorated, with super high ceiling This is a place where you can bring someone if you want to impress them. Service was professional, friendly and attentive. Went with my...More

Thank UltiBoss
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This trending spot is my neighborhood go to especially for happy hour. Really cute bar area! Great drinks and a delicious happy hour menu. Go, you'll love it!!

Thank joanmaze
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The menu is Mexican, but nothing else about the restaurant is. The decor is LA glitzy, the music is loud, and the noise level is uncomfortable. The waiters scurry back and forth. If you're looking for a relaxed dining experience you won't get it here....More

Thank rizadorojo
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Enjoyed a very nice, overpriced drink in this swanky bar :) A great setting, but felt a bit of a rip off so chose not to eat here during our stay in Santa Monica. Great service at the bar however

Thank Emmaonholiday_89
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I was with a large group for dinner. Service was great. Food presentation was very good and it tasted wonderful. I had the salmon entrée and it was prepared perfectly.

Thank vaughanm1976
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I wonder for dinner with friends who seem very anxious to try to place. The setting is really nice and inviting and looks like a great place to spend the evening. The menu is fairly sensitive and the prices are fair. The food is average....More

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I was not really impressed with the food. It was edible but overpriced. I had a combination platter for $24 that included a short rib taco and enchilada with a goat cheese tamale. The Mexican rice was nothing special. The chips and guacamole were good....More

Thank Brenda O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8155 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046-7016
    (Cresent Heights Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 323-655-5009
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