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El Rincon Criollo

) #132 of 254 Restaurants in Culver City ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Latin, Caribbean, Cuban
4361 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230-4715
+1 310-391-4478
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“pollo” (2 reviews)
“lechon asado” (2 reviews)
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11:00 - 22:00All hours
Latin, Caribbean, Cuban
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4361 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230-4715
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Reviews (15)
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1 - 10 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

I like to experiment and try one of the Cuban dishes when I dine there.This place has a convenient location on a main street near both the Culver City no. 6 bus line and the San Diego 405 Freeway.

Thank CulverCityAndy
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is a neighborhood restaurant in Culver City on busy Sepulveda Blvd. It tries for a festive atmosphere with fishing nets and plastic crustaceans and photos and pictures of Cuba (but it's definitely not fancy and does not try to be more than a good...More

Thank Eric_Jacobs
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Small restaurant with wonderful food and friendly service. We've had takeout with friends, and loved it. And my wife and I had lunch here twice, sitting at one of the outside tables, and we've really enjoyed the meals. You can't pass up the pork dishes,...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 13 December 2015

As a Cuban this is one of the worst Cuban Restaurants I have ever visited this is what they "want to be" Cuban Food. Having traveled to Florida, Chicago, Arizona, Los Angeles and eaten at good Cuban restaurant this is by far the lowest rated...More

2  Thank PlatinumMember174
Reviewed 14 October 2015

The buzz all over town is El Rincon Criollo. I had been years ago and didn't like it. I went back a few months ago and it was worse. I ordered chicken and got a piece of a breast that was dry and overcooked. The...More

1  Thank YosemiteLiz
Reviewed 2 September 2015

The food is incredibly authentic, and the portions are generous. Reasonably priced, kitchy ambiance with art work from Cuba for sale. My "go to" dish is the lechon asado (pork roast) with moros and platanos verdes (tostones). Also love the yuca frita! My son swears...More

Thank PirulinaBaby
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Four Words: Delicious Food. Poor Service. My favorite: El Rincon's Garlic Chicken with rice - scrumptious!!. It's what I always order. I used to eat inside the small restaurant, but the negative service that would tick me off. I either received the wrong food, or...More

Thank Ginger T
Reviewed 11 November 2014

This tiny, home-style restaurant has authentic, delicious Cuban food. The paella is perfect, one of many dishes on an extensive menu. The ambiance is down-home, almost like being in someone's kitchen in Havana, nothing fancy, just real. There are posters and paintings of Cuba on...More

Thank Verseau99
Reviewed 27 October 2014

I love this "Corner" restaurant. The food is authentic (I'm native Cuban), and so is the kitschy vibe. I love that I can have fresh coconut water with my meal. They will stick a straw and an umbrella in a coconut on ice. The wait...More

Thank JinxieGirl
Reviewed 27 November 2013

This was the largest sandwich I had ever encounter...it filled the platter and was so delish. Let's see, ham, melted cheese,pickel & & & all on a wonderful freshly baked bun. Our table on the sidewalk out front was comfortable and the service was indulgent....More

1  Thank MrsJFK
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4361 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230-4715
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Culver City
  • Phone Number: +1 310-391-4478
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