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Camachos Cantina

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Spanish
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1000 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608, Suite 133, Los Angeles, CA
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Creston, Canada
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76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best priced restaurants on Citywalk. The atmosphere is great. Service was fast but not overly friendly. The menu was huge. We were slightly disappointed with the enchiladas as they were not at all spicy and the rice was rather bland for Mexican rice. My daughter loved the fajitas and the tortilla chips were yummy.

Thank Titannia99
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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111 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

After a long day at Universal this place did a decent job of getting our orders right, providing decent service and serving good food. The place was crowded on a Saturday night but we only waited 20 minutes for a group of four. (See also the review on Camacho's with an apostrophe.)

Thank CHinSoCal
Troy, Michigan
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174 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Great service and atmosphere. Chicken fajitas were a little disappointing. Expect better from an all HIspanic staff

Thank fcrane35
Santa Clarita, California
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We are a family with four adults and two children. Awesome and attentive service by Luis. Large portions and excellent value. We loved the decor.

Thank Justin C
Brooklyn, New York
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Sign into help to get free tables use made guacamole. Hmmmmm. I had the verracruzan, which was very tasty. I read that when in Cali try a Paloma. Their La Paloma was a refreshing drink.my server, Youna, was very attentive and informative.

Thank Official_Travelnista
Baguio, Philippines
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82 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Very friendly servers. Unlimited chips and salsa. Big servings and very affordable prices considering it's located at CityWalk. The assisted drinks are also good. Loves the agua frescas which has a lot of fresh fruits. The tables are comfortable. Bathrooms are big and clean. The overall ambience brings memories of Cancun and Isla Mujeres to us.

Thank Jennifer D
Roseville, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

I was very pleasantly surprised with this restaurant! The service was PHENOMENAL!! Our waiter Armando was extremely attentive, friendly, fast and accomodating. It was like you were being served at a luxury restaurant, and his staff was just as attentive. The service was fast and the food was great! He made the guacamole right at out table and it was... More 

Thank traveler32988
Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

This restaurant is located within City Walk. It is authentic, large, noisy and great for large parties. The food was very good as were the beverages. The wait staff was very attentive. This is not a "romantic" restaurant but one that is full of life. Would definitely dine there again and again.

Thank RJM591406
Buckhannon, West Virginia
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Very fast seating, food served quickly. Food was fresh and prepared as ordered. Very accommodating to a picky eater. They offer outside seating too

Thank bresmom223
Orange, California
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521 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

There are a variety of dining choices in Citywalk, but we were hungry for Mexican food. We were seated right away, but it seemed like there was a wait by the time we left around 8:00 PM. Service was attentive and we loved the outdoor seating which was good for people watching. I had the chicken mole and it was... More 

Thank Samndjsdad

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608, Suite 133, Los Angeles, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
Sits inside of Universal Studios

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?