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Border Grill Downtown LA

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
445 S Figueroa St, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90071-1602
+1 213-486-5171
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“yucatan pork” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
445 S Figueroa St, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90071-1602
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Typically Mexican food and "vegetarian" aren't comfortably used in the same sentence, but here there are unique flavors and combinations that include quinoa fritters (which we want to figure out how to make at home) and some fantastic quesadilla and tostada options. Meat lovers won't...More

Thank halobb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was really excited to try this restaurant and walked away disappointed. Had the chicken enchiladas which were beautiful but lacked flavor. I had a few small chicken bones and cartilage in the enchilada and mentioned it to the waiter who was unapologetic and simply...More

Thank briggott
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very convenient to the Bonaventure. Just cross the bridge on 4th floor near the Yellow tours. Great guacamole and fish tacos. Roasted cauliflower was heavenly. Staff always extremely friendly.

Thank David B
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We went for a late lunch. The food was excellent! Theservice was very good. Our waiter even brought us free dessert! We will definitely like to go back.

Thank yannis63
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Our family went on Saturday afternoon while spending the morning in downtown Los Angeles.Even though the restaurant was full the service was very good and food was terrific, especially the 3 taco platter of chicken, beef and grilled fish. There is an outdoor seating area...More

Thank Balidude
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We sat outside and it was great! The atmosphere was wonderful, the food was tasty and our server was really good.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 2 March 2018

I went for happy hour - which means the prices were lower than if I had ordered a large plate. I really appreciate when chefs offer lower cost small plates during happy hour. It lets the diner taste more of their food without making a...More

Thank SeatOfMyPntsTravelr
Reviewed 28 February 2018

We came Friday night and were skeptical so we left. We went back the next night and ended up loving it. The front desk person was very kind and helpful, even helping us find somewhere more suited to our mood Friday night. Our waitress was...More

Thank DestinationLancaster
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Picked up dinner to bring to my room while staying at the Westin Bonaventure across the street. Excellent! I ate the chicken poblano enchilada with a side of rice and beans. Really good and I am comparing it to the Tex-Mex I ate when living...More

Thank famtravlesny
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

5 start service. 1 star Mexican food. Maybe it was an off night for the chief. The dishes are clearly a different twist on conventional Mexican that had passed some test of time to grow the business. But they were just bad for us. The...More

Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
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warehouses. There is a distinct multiplicity of
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 445 S Figueroa St, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90071-1602
    (5th St.)
  • Public Transportation: 7th & Metro Station
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-486-5171
  • E-mail
Enjoy upscale, modern Mexican food in a vibrant setting at Border Grill, the hip, urban cantina from Chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger, of Bravo's "Top Chef Masters" and Food Network’s “Too Hot Tamales”. Presenting the bold foods and flavors of Mexico, Border Grill has established a new standard for gourmet Mexican fare. With a menu of complex authentic dishes based on the home cooking of Oaxaca and the Yucatan, Border Grill takes Mexican food to a whole new level!
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