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Tlapazola Grill - CLOSED

11676 Gateway Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064-2829
+1 310-477-1577
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good31%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
9 Jun 2014
“decent food”
27 Sep 2013
“So Sad to See You Close.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
11676 Gateway Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064-2829
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1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 10 June 2014

not much to the menu. service was o.k. food was good. I'd try another mexican restaurant before I go back.

Thank Yesenia M
Reviewed 28 September 2013

This is more of a eulogy than a review. We had heard that Tlapazola had closed, and drove by today to confirm. Yes, it's true. This was by far the best Oaxacan restaurant on the Westside, and will be missed. The food was always excellent,...More

1  Thank nuts4fiber
Reviewed 10 August 2013

I have been coming here for last one year I think they have the best Mexican foods around. I always been amazed by the wonderful service and staffs. I specially like their chicken Tostada as well as fish. They always serves you the best and...More

Thank Kenneth B
Reviewed 26 April 2013

No plate goes unfinished here. By far, the best Mexican food in LA, if not the world. No further details needed. If you don't go, more room for me. But you should. Chicken enchiladas are amazing. Fish special is a slam dunk if you want...More

Thank Whitefox32
Reviewed 19 February 2013

Driving around as tourists at night in west LA looking for a place to eat, we noticed this place and decided to try it. There was a loud group outside in the courtyard, but inside it was quiet and nicely set out. In short, we...More

Thank Brett F
Reviewed 17 February 2013

Los Angeles is loaded with Mexican restaurants of every stripe ranging from abominable to sublime. Tlapazola firmly belongs in the latter category. "The Boys" (a set of brothers of identical diminutive height) started out a couple of decades ago in a converted fast-food storefront. They...More

Thank Houn
Reviewed 13 December 2012

This restaurant might be small ,but REALLY deserves 5 stars. The staff is excellent ,and polite. Anyone who is dining there respects the others,never been loud or noisy. The carne assada is excellent,and their guacamole is beyond fantastic. Everything is clean ,what is very important...More

1  Thank Hajnalka K
Reviewed 25 November 2012

I've been visiting this area for more than 30 years and I've never tried Tiapazola until my last visit. I was a bit skeptical based on the outer appearance but once inside that concern evaporated completely. The staff was wonderful, the margaritas were fantastic and...More

Thank bmanpennsylvania
Reviewed 21 October 2012

This was one of my favourite restaurants of our trip. Unpretentious and delicious food, not overblown or oversized - fresh ingredients in simple and original combinations with zesty, tasty flavours. Service was genuine and friendly, with a proper family run atmosphere and the sidecar margaritas...More

1  Thank Meleze74
Reviewed 1 June 2012

This is my favorite neighborhood restaurant. Practically incognito in a mini-mall location, Tlapazola serves fresh, original Oaxacan-Mexican food that is unfailingly delicious. My regular dish is the Chicken Tostada. (If you ask them to hold the sour cream it's even healthier.) The other, more traditional...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11676 Gateway Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064-2829
    (S Barrington Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
  • Phone Number: +1 310-477-1577
As the first Oaxacan inspired restaurant in Los Angeles, Tlapazola Grill continues its 18 year legacy of bringing you refreshingly sophisticated Oaxacan cuisine using the highest quality products, at reasonable prices. We offer nightly dinner specials that vary seasonally & a full bar featuring 200+ tequilas as well as finely crafted market fresh cocktails. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff ensures that you will receive top quality service and feel welcomed and relaxed! We look forward to making your experience at Tlapazola a memorable one...
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