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El Compadre

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7408 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046-3404
+1 323-874-7924
11:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Los Angeles
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I passed by El Campadre for many years, based on its cheesy exterior. It could be any of hundreds of ordinary Mexican joints in a strip mall. When I finally was brought there by a friend, I realized how wrong I had been. Inside, the lighting is low, the bar area crowded, and the tabled packed with Hollywood Industry types.... More 

Thank DesignForLiving
Orlando, Florida
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102 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great dinner with my wife and friends. My wife and I both had shrimp, our friend had the steak. Everything was excellent and authentic. Topped off the night with some of the best flan I'd had in a long time. Nice Mexican cantina atmosphere and great food. I'll be back.

Thank DarrenHumphrey
Vienna, Austria
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place!!!! Every time I'm in LA I eat to compadre!! It's amazing! The meal is fantastic! The guys are amazing!!!!

Thank WolfNath
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has been in Los Angeles for many, many years. When I was a Los Angeles resident I went there and on a recent trip I went there again recently. The food is still as amazing as it always was, service is great, atmosphere perfect, and the live music and added plus.

Thank Paula D
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We found this venue using Tripadvisor and it was a great find. The atmosphere was great with live music and a 3 piece band. Highly recommended.

Thank Jenny G
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

From the street this place doesn't look like much however once you open those doors let the good times roll. The food is tasty and the service is just phenomenal! Price is great and You receive unlimited corn chips and soda. Great for singles, couples, friends and family.

Thank PhoebeAlexander
Woodbridge, Connecticut
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

On family vacation in LA, our kids asked to have some Mexican food. My wife has never been a huge fan, but we figured we'd find something for everyone to eat. This was one of the best meals we ever had! The place was packed on a Tuesday night, great band playing, it was fun and loud - but not... More 

Thank Michael F
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent the day at universal and then went to El Compadre for dinner at the suggestion of a friend who used to live here. What a great tip! We got lucky that they had a table for 2, but other parties were waiting 20-30 minutes for a table. I couldn't believe how packed it was for... More 

Thank KittyChick
Haría, Canarias, Spain
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We visited El Compadre on recommendation when we were visiting Hollywood. Fantastic atmosphere, great live music and authentic Mexican food. Highly recommended! Great Margaritas, and home made nachos with guacamole and (very) hot sauce put on all the tables with drinks.

Thank MikeCJLanza
South Lyon, Michigan
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41 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Was looking for a decent Mexican restaurant to have lunch at when I arrived in West Hollywood. A friend recommended this restaurant. Chips and salsa were dropped off at our table and I ordered the beef burritos. The chips were very good and both salsas (mild and hot) were really good. The burrito plate came with rice and beans and... More 

Thank JeffR200

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Mexican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7408 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046-3404
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Hollywood
  • Neighbourhood: Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 323-874-7924

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Hollywood

Neighbourhood Profile
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 partying - the Hollywood club scene is a haven for thumping music and table-side bottle service. But parties aren’t the only way to enjoy this area, many visitors come to the neighborhood to sit back with a picnic to watch a performance at the Hollywood Bowl and those looking to stay fit trek along nature trails in the Hollywood hills and in Griffith Park.
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