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“Good food and great location”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Lula

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Ranked #78 of 676 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$20
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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Good for: Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
Cross street: hill & ashland
Description: From the moment you walk into Lula, you are greeted with festive artwork from such respected chicano artists as Eloy Torrez, George Yepes, Carlos Almaras & Frank Romero. The cuisine is truly traditional Mexican with recipes from every corner of Mexico. Tamales & tortillas are made everyday in our kitchen. With over 500 Tequilas, Lula Cocina Mexicana is the largest Tequila bar in Los Angeles.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Good food and great location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

Had a wonderful day at the beach and a good lunch. The food was from a very interesting menu, new takes on old favorites and well prepared. the seasoning was light and kept it form being 5 stars. Worth a stop if your in the neighborhood!

Visited May 2014
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Peoria, Illinois
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Great Margaritas”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014

Found our way to Lula for after dinner drinks. Fun decorations ... great waitress and excellent margaritas. Drinks were strong, but not overpowering ... loved the Cadillac and jalapeno choices.

Visited May 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Lively, loud, place. ”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2014 via mobile

Food was good, reasonably priced. Margarita prices high for a small glass and not very good. Salsa a tad spicy but tasty. Chips served hot. Can't beat that. Nice place.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“All lettuce, rice and beans”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2014 via mobile

Ordered a beaf and a chicken burrito, they are all lettuce, rice and beans served with lettuce and rice! Margueritas are small, sour and expensive. Don't go here the food is over priced and bad.

Visited February 2014
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Sherman, Connecticut
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126 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Superb Lunch in the Coutryard”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2013 via mobile

Very friendly, lively & popular. Everything was great, and went far beyond standard Mexican menu. Corn & cheese tamales were wonderful, as were chile rellenos and enchiladas. Everyone from age 1 to 71 in our large party had a delicious meal, with attentive, skilled service. Nice kids menu, pages of vegetarian fare, specialty dishes and special cocktails. Highly recommended.

Visited November 2013
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