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Olvera Street

Main and Alameda streets, 125 Paseo de la Plaza 90012, Los Angeles, CA 90012
+1 213-485-6855
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The oldest street in Los Angeles is fun to visit, especially during special events like the "Blessing of the Animals" or "Dia De Los Muertos" (Day of the Dead.)
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“taquitos” (72 reviews)
“union station” (156 reviews)
“mexican food” (53 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Main and Alameda streets, 125 Paseo de la Plaza 90012, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Central L.A
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+1 213-485-6855
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Reviewed yesterday

I had to go here for the history and for chicano pride :) Pros: decent shopping of a lot of Mexican and Mexican American products. I actually went there to eat, but ended up walking around. I found some cute things and purchased a few...More

Thank desertmidwife
Reviewed 5 days ago

Interesting street, shops cafes, entertainment and most of all the people are lovely. Its beside Union Station so handy to get to. Large Square and Church so its a pleasant place to spend a few hours.

Thank Lynne T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here on Christmas day. So it was not much crowded but most of the shops were open. It was a different experience to walk through this colorful street with a fountain and a wishing well offering colorful background.

Thank nityaraghu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This where it all started for Los Angeles. Lots of interesting shops and restaurants to enjoy. A little crowded at times.

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cute place to walk and take pictures. We spent about one hour . Parking was easy to find but attendant was not available. Left money in a “money drop place”

Thank Assami B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is good here. The shops are not overpriced in the main and the Guayabera shirts are reasonable and decent quality. If you're going to a show downtown this is a good place to eat. If you are going to Union Station this is...More

Thank uksavage
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great place to visit. Lots of culture, shopping and great eating establishments. There is a museum and some historical landmarks to see as well as live entertainment.

Thank Roberta H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Olvera Street is one of those iconic local places that every city has, that is both a must-see tourist "trap", and simultaneously a genuine local favorite. It's corny, and kitschy, but it's also a lot of fun, and a great place to take the kids...More

Thank Doug R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

small street with shops and restaurants. there was a festival that started that day which made it a pleasant surprise.

Thank myenorom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this recommendation on instagram and it didn’t disappoint. Great marketplace, great Mexican vibe. Great food, lots of craft and gifts. Definitely visit

Thank BecBelle
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fuzzie1
30 November 2016|
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Response from chariscvillarruel | Reviewed this property |
845 N Alameda st Los Angeles Ca 90012
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fuzzie1
30 November 2016|
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Olvera st on N Alameda st, Los Angels is open on Saturday's from 10 am to 7 pm
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Sylvia C
30 September 2016|
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Response from Samuel V | Reviewed this property |
Olvera Street is usually crowded - but a small dog in a bag would probably be no problem. There are patio restaurants there. Many restaurants around town now allow dogs on the patios, even furnish water bowls, etc...
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