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Mario's Peruvian & Seafood

) #1,254 of 8,670 Restaurants in Los Angeles ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Peruvian, Latin, Seafood
5786 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038-3844
+1 323-466-4181
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good46%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“saltado” (6 reviews)
“ceviche” (12 reviews)
“fried rice” (3 reviews)
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Peruvian, Latin, Seafood
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5786 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038-3844
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Reviews (103)
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Been there many times......always excellent !!! Seafood,carnita...everything perfect for a quick break w family and friends

Thank PaoloFert
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

It is a small place that I found through a friend that lives in LA. Everything was very tasty and nicely presented. It is not a elegant place, but the most important thing is the quality of the food. I only wish I could have...More

Thank Regina S
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

I order a ceviche it wasn't that good and the plate was really small everything was falling from the plate. For that price and the quality I don't think deserve more than three stars.

Thank Yuly D
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Fried rice! Yes fried rice was my favorite menu item. We had leftovers for a couple of meals...and it was delish!

Thank PCJ310
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Some things never change. Foolishly thought this time it would be different. The wait can be over an hour long. Ok when the food is superb but this place definitely is not that kind of place. As I (and a lot of people waited outside)...More

Thank UltiBoss
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Locals love this small Peruvian spot and they flock to it knowing they will find excellent food at very reasonable prices. Service is quick and the food uniquely typical... not outstanding or elegant but tasty and filling. And, top it off cans of Inca Cola...More

Thank davidkravitz2016
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Fresh seafood but limited range. little creativity in the preparation of dishes. Fair price for the quality.

Thank charlottebeaumont
Reviewed 4 September 2016

First, they make you wait for almost an hour outside under the sun even when they had open tables inside the restaurant. Make sure when you write your name you make the perfect traces, if not they will call with another name, you will have...More

Thank Maria E
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Somewhat peruvian food good taste but not the greatest I am peruvian and I must to say it is not the greatest peruvian food i tried.

Thank Rodolfo C
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Mario's is by far my favorite Peruvian Restaurant. I have been here several times and Mario's does not disappoint. If you are going to eat there be prepared to wait. There is a wait list you have to put your self on. The dishes I...More

Thank Robert R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5786 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038-3844
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 323-466-4181
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