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El Floridita

1253 Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90038-1662
+1 323-871-8612
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible16%
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“plantains” (3 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (2 reviews)
“salsa” (4 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Mexican, Spanish
$$ - $$$
1253 Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90038-1662
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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

If you love salsa dancing, this is by far one of the best salsa spots in LA for advanced salsa dancers. The live bands make you feel like you are right back in Cuba dancing the night away. They offer a salsa class before the...More

Thank Mayaroundtheworld
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The food was so delicious. We ordered the appetizer sampler for 4 and the assortment was great. The fried chicken Cuban style was so good I ordered it as an entree with a side of yellow ric. The rice was made to order full of...More

Thank gfwaring
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I'll start with the positive: the music is out of this world and the dancing is great! The service was also good. The food, however, leaves a lot to be desired. It is not good Cuban food - just a pale and imperfect interpretation of...More

Thank MargaritaMC
Reviewed 11 December 2016

El Floridita is pretty nondescript on the outside, but the interior is roomy and well-appointed. A friend of mine from L.A. via Miami and his son took me to an early dinner around 5 pm on a Saturday, and the place was empty. Smart move...More

Thank Esteban92101
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

We went on a Tuesday at around 8 pm and the place had a table with 8 and a table with 3 people. Later 2 ladies came in. We had papas rellenas, ropa vieja & bistec empanizado. All was very good. We also had an...More

Thank maggiet0813
Reviewed 15 July 2015

My family ate here in April, we were a large group and ate early so had the place to ourselves, before the dancing began. The food was delicious, especially the pork dishes and the sampler appetizer plate. I enjoyed it all! Service was very good...More

Thank Hibiscus1201
Reviewed 20 April 2015

I just had the weirdest experience at El Floridita. I used to live in South Florida and I'm very familiar with Cuban food. My favorite is the Cuban white bean soup, called Caldo Gallego. I looked at the menu and thought that everything looked fairly...More

Thank Jon S
Reviewed 19 March 2015 via mobile

Heard a lot of good things about this place but left feeling very disappointed! The steak was impossible to chew and tough, service was slow so don't go if you are really hungry. On the upside the atmosphere was great, the drinks were strong, the...More

Thank Tigermzh
Reviewed 26 January 2015

My family and I have been going to this restaurant for a long time. The food is always so very delicious. It's been under the same management this whole time. They are very welcoming and treat us like friends. I eat dinner here for graduations,...More

Thank FannyMartinez
Reviewed 3 January 2015

Every time the front door opened a cold draft hit us. The food was way way overpriced and the quality of the food not very good. I had two gin and tonics and they were well mixed with enough gin so I enjoyed the drinks....More

Thank texasallan
Hollywood undoubtedly conjures up images of movie
stars and high-end lifestyles, and to this day,
tourists flock here from around the world to see the
iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, Chinese Theatre and to
catch a glimpse of the famed Hollywood sign up close.
Celebrity impersonators and crowds give these areas
the feeling of an amusement park while many clubs and
hotels fill up around the weekends for late-night
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 pm - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1253 Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90038-1662
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Hollywood
  • Neighbourhood: Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 323-871-8612
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