El Compadre

$ $
7408 W Sunset Blvd (at N Vista St)
Los Angeles, CA 90046
11:00am - 2:00am
11:00am - 2:00am
11:00am - 2:00am
11:00am - 2:00am
11:00am - 2:00am
11:00am - 2:00am
11:00am - 2:00am



  • best dive mexican food in LA. Don't forget the flaming margarita
  • Since 1975 great family style Mexican food with traditional tastes, plus their famous "Flaming Margarita's". Live Mexican music nightly.
  • Don't allow creepy men to sit by you.
  • Fact: while living in a storage unit nearby, Guns N Roses would occasionally get laid in the booths here.
  • All time FAVE Mexican joint. EVERYTHING is great there. Dark & cozy. Live band playing traditional Mexican music & you HAVE to get a flaming margarita! - Marshelle Fair, DTLA - The Series
  • Best chips and salsa in town!
  • LA Weekly's Best of LA 2010 pick - Best Flaming Margarita!
  • Cute date spot :)
  • From 4-6pm daily, you can snag some cheap drinks at this Mexican happy hour. The kitchen also stays open until 2am on the weekends, so stop by for a late night bite as well.
  • Love the flaming margharitas! Great live mariachi music too.
  • Beware of the raucous before-and-after clubbing crowds, who flock here for the restaurants signature cocktail, the flaming margarita.
  • P.S it's a trio that plays not a mariachi. And they play everyday 6pm-11 or 12 am. I know Cuz I work here ;)
  • Flaming margaritas!!!
  • Home of the flaming margarita.
  • Great mariachi, good flaming margaritas! Share the platter for $28 and feed a small army.
  • Margs, mariachi, nachos, and the best mexican food I've had in LA. Get the burrito, it's cheap and delicious!
  • The carnitas is amazing! Must get it, even if its in the tacos!
  • Best margaritas on the strip! Been coming here for years and I have never been disappointed.
  • fish tacos, steak fajitas, flaming margaritas - it was all fantastic
  • Strawberry blended margarita. Nuff said.

Nearby places

7425 Sunset Blvd
7257 W Sunset Blvd (at N Poinsettia Pl)
6360 W Sunset Blvd (btwn Ivar & Vine)