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Moles La Tia

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4619 E Cesar E Chavez Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90022-1207
+1 323-263-7842
08:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 20:00
Mon - Tue 08:00 - 16:00
Wed - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

My family and I have been going there for years. We usually go for breakfast or brunch. Be prepared for a wait if you go at around noon on a weekend, which is usually very busy. I highly recommend the green sauce chilaquiles, enfrijoladas, and any of the moles. The aguas frescas are delicious and the cafe de holla is... More 

Thank OLlady78
Los Angeles, California
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2015

A big variety of mole's but unfortunately the service wasn't all that great. Also, I've had much better mole at other places in the area. The attraction to this place is the variety they have but some are not so special.

Thank George S S
Cerritos, California
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513 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2015

We have eaten here several times. It is not a cheap place, but the moles are unusual and flavorful and the portions are huge. This time I had the chicken poblano mole - 2 huge lean pieces of chicken with a generous amount of rich, chocolaty sauce and rice. Hubby had their scallops in a white mole - spicy and... More 

Thank Barbara F
Brentwood, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2014

From the creamy salsa with a bite to the corn soup /not chowder, we were pleasantly surprised. My wife had chocolate mole & chicken, I had hot, cinnamon mole over pork. Tortillas were homemade. Interesting Fruit drinks. Not a cheap meal but, worth it. Service was good, it was a Sunday early afternoon, so I haven't had a wait problem,... More 

1 Thank Daddiot3
Los Angeles, California
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91 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

I've seen some recent negative reviews, but my experience (at least) was very positive. We arrived (party of 6) and were promptly served. Staff was very friendly. I ordered the Tricolor Enmoladas (basically delish corn tortillas fully stuffed with chicken) and my choice of moles for each. I had a mole poblano (the traditional), a Oaxacan mole (darker/spicier than poblano)... More 

Thank Eduardo2626
Medford, Oregon
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014 via mobile

Me and my family decided to go there because we wanted some good food. We were starving. We go in and they make us wait 5-8 min for them to sit us. It wasn't even full with people they just kept walking by us ( they didn't even tell us nothing about waiting) anyways we finally get a table. I... More 

1 Thank Dali023
Long Beach, California, Usa
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2014

I will preface this with the fact that I am a food snob. I enjoy good food and seek it out in all corners of the country. I went there with my Wife . We were very excited to try this new place we have never eaten at before. I always go with an open mind and clear pallet .... More 

2 Thank Sammyvelvet
Los Angeles, California, United States
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62 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2013

The service was excellent, probably due to the fact that me and my husband were the only ones there. We had a Groupon for this spot and decided to head over on Dia de Los Muertos, before attending any festivities. If it wasn't for the group on, I would have walked out after seeing the prices!! Everything was over 12... More 

1 Thank Adri C
Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2013

If you like Mexican food, don't miss this place. You don't have to go to Mexico to enjoy lovely platters in an informal setting. Cute, but not intimidating. Thoughtful, carefully prepared dishes-lovely platters. A real gem in Southern California! Never had a bad thing there!

Thank HungryManUSA
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2013 via mobile

I am not usually a fan of molé but this restaurant has changed my view. They provide a selection that can satisfy this skeptic.

Thank RogueMadraDubh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4619 E Cesar E Chavez Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90022-1207
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
  • Phone Number: +1 323-263-7842

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