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La Bamba Caribbean Restaurant

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2600 N Glenoaks Blvd, Burbank, CA 91504-2704
+1 818-846-3358
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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41 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the Cuban sandwich, everything about it was great. the meat was so tender and roll perfect. The rest of our party was pleased with their meals.

Thank Mark D
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

My parents and I first found this restaurant after a cruise to the Caribbean, and we were delighted with it. I was back in Burbank in October, and went back--every bit as good as I remembered! Many good dishes--my favorite is the La Bamba plate, pulled pork, saffron rice and black beans. They also have tropical fruit shakes. This is... More 

Thank mom3cat
Hong Kong
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Never tasted plantains or Cuban food...lots on menu looked Mexican but waited recommended few Cuban dishes...pork and chicken plates were fab!

Thank madhuHongKong
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

I've never had Caribbean/ Cuban food before so when a coworker recommended La Bamba's I was excited for the opportunity to try something new. This place is amazing! It's situated on the corner of what I assume was a house at one time, it's not very big, but they did an amazing job getting people sat. The food was simply... More 

Thank Greeklikeme
Central Oregon
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102 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

This place is great! Really enjoyed the chicken/rice/beans/fired plantains entrees. Fast service - had it to go. Definitely recommend!!

Thank vacationaholic
Long Beach, California
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116 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

I have been eating here since I used to drive trucks. Good black beans and yellow rice. They were putting black beans in a burrito long before food chains. I only come here every now and then because it's so far but will eat here every time I am in town.

Thank doggiedaddie
Miami, Florida
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

Good informal eating. Runned by young owners. Great place to have a cold beer and a sandwich. Hot plates are served plentifully and the service is above average.

Thank opalmajr
Castaic, California
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236 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014

Located on a corner on Glenoaks Blvd., parking is on the street. Basically outdoors there is some indoor seating. Most people prefer the outdoor seating. The menu is larger than you would expect. Of the many selections I always pick the Cuban sandwich with garlic fries. A server comes to your table and takes your order. Around lunchtime it can... More 

Thank Rene V
Lago Vista, Texas
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014

Recently, I made a trip to Burbank. Knowing I would be arriving at the airport at 8:30pm, I researched ahead of time to find some nearby restaurants that would be open. La Bamba was open until 10pm on Friday, my arrival day. When i checked their website, the food looked great. The hundreds of positive yelp reviews were encouraging as... More 

Thank BCPaq
Los Angeles
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96 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2013

LOVE this place and go there often. Everyone is wonderful there & totally accommodating. The garlic shrimp burrito is divine. So is the iced melon green tea. We've tried almost everything on the menu and have yet to find something we don't like. Delicious and always fun to be there. GO!

Thank Carol S

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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 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2600 N Glenoaks Blvd, Burbank, CA 91504-2704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burbank
  • Phone Number: +1 818-846-3358

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