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El Carpintero Mexican Restaurant

4109 1/2 W Olive Ave, Burbank, CA 91505-4214
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good14%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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“tacos” (4 reviews)
“beans” (3 reviews)
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08:00 - 20:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
4109 1/2 W Olive Ave, Burbank, CA 91505-4214
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Reviews (14)
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

I mean it - the best tacos we've ever had. Crispy shell and generous portions. Everything I've eaten there (been to it several times) but I o back for the tacos.

Thank michaelmK6537MH
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I arrived for early lunch since I figured many Warner Brothers staff would stop in here since it's just across the street. It did get busy, so I'm glad I went early. Many eat-in diners, but also take out as well. The decor is bright...More

Thank TravelingFan22
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Went here after Warner Brothers tour. Excellent salsa. Great service . Decent fish tacos and pretty good tacos pastor.

Thank livininparadise_13
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Great quality of the food, very tastefull and the prices are really friendly. We have been there twice for dinner and both visits we had the same good experience, so we will go there again. Owner is very friendly and does everything to make you...More

Thank 740oscar
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The food is good and the portions are pretty big! I'd say it's a great place for a quick lunch not too expensive.

Thank Vouviie
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We stumbled upon this place by accident, when we were heading to the Warner Brothers studio tour. The food was great - authentic Mexican. The only drawback was no margaritas! It's tiny, but worth a visit for lunch.

Thank j9good
Reviewed 18 March 2016

we just visited the Warner Bros studios and were looking for a place to eat, about a block away is this mexican restaurant, we thought about eating here since from the outside it doesn't look that appealing but decide to try it. food was excellent...More

Thank gurrumina2000
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Went to Ellen show and this place is very convenient. The chips and salsa were fresh and the salsa is nice and spicy. Canaries a la diabla is very flavorful but portion is small. Taqueria seemed ok but not special. Ref ride beans are nice...More

Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed 9 June 2015 via mobile

Excellent food. No alcohol The owner is amazing. Super good carnitas tacos Close to the Ellen Show at Warner Bros Love this place

Thank Laurie S
Reviewed 17 October 2014

El Carpintero is a small, family-owned and operated Mexican restaurant in the "curve" where Barham Blvd turns east and becomes Olive Ave. This restaurant is very small with a few tables outside for al fresco dining. It's very clean and the service is friendly and...More

Thank Evan B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4109 1/2 W Olive Ave, Burbank, CA 91505-4214
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burbank
  • Phone Number: 818-566-4093
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