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“Good Food at this Family Owned Restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of El Arco Iris

El Arco Iris
Ranked #4,272 of 9,895 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Price range: US$0 - US$20
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Los Angeles, California
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146 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Good Food at this Family Owned Restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2013

This is a very nice neighborhood restaurant in the Highland Park area of Los Angeles. Good authentic Mexican food. Plenty of seating in a comfortable setting that invites you to linger and enjoy your food. The house margarita is very good with a touch of sweetness to it. I had the carne asada deluxe tostada for lunch and it was made perfect!. My husband had a combination chile relleno and enchilada. He also thought the food was good. We will certainly return to this one.

  • Visited July 2013
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Highland Park Food, West LA Prices”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2013

The prices at El Arco Iris just keep going up and up. Are we in West Hollywood or Santa Monica? Great food, but the prices really need to be adjusted.

Visited October 2012
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Thank JoeWalker
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Pasadena, California
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95 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Very tasty”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2013

I've lived in the area for years now and have never been to this place, until recently. I'm hooked on their mango margaritas now... and the food is very tasty.

Visited November 2012
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Thank MrsCDinLA
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Ireland
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131 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Maybe a Million Times!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2012

We lived in Highland Park for years and have been going to El Arco since it was housed in a small diner that seated about a dozen on high bar stools at a counter. We followed it through various growth stages until it reached it current home, complete with fountain and plenty of seating. A perfect family restaurant for those who love Mexican food. Now that we live in Ireland out weekly meals there are not possible, but when we do travel to SoCal we head to this restaurant as fast as the freeways will allow!

  • Visited March 2012
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Thank Drumraine
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los angeles
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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“Great Top Shelf Margarita We've come...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2010

Great Top Shelf Margarita

We've come here several times for dinner and really like the food: chicken mole, salmon, and rice and beans. The Top Shelf Margarita is also good.

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