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Yxta

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601 S Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90021-1050 (6th St.)
+1 213-596-5579
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Today
11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 21:00
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Los Angeles, California
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101 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have been here twice, both times with work friends....it's light and fun. The Happy Hour drinks and food are great. And for dinner, I recommend the steak...it was the best I've had in a long time.

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Thank Tony G
California
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85 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pricey for DTLA Mexican food but amazingly good. We had chili rellano and enchiladas but everything looked fantastic.

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Thank Bill B
Sydney, Australia
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311 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Loved the food, nice Mexican fare, with a twist. Our group ordered everything from vegetarian dishes to fish, beef, etc and deserts. Everything was very good, including their take on the Marguerita (loved the black salt rim!).

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Thank yakshaver
Los Angeles, California
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78 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

My girlfriend told me about this place and we went there for dinner last Saturday. It is a very nice place. They have happy hour from 4-7 on Saturday. It is most mexican/spanish. some of the dishes were a little spicy for me but if you like spicy you will like this place.

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Thank dqueen1
Houston, Texas
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Great Mexican spot in the Arts District not too far from downtown. Guac was fresh and amazing. Molè was muy authentico! Our party had a great time, and especially enjoyed the blood orange margaritas. We'll be back.

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Thank david h
Little Rock
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We ate dinner here and it was yummy!! We ordered the guacamole appetizer and it was great!! I had the Pollo al Ajillo which was chicken and fresh, diced, stir-fried veggies and it was outstanding! The bread pudding for dessert has it's own twist and was fantastic! Thoroughly enjoyed!!!

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Thank Iboo
1 review
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We when to Yxta on Saturday, the ambiance and Atmosphere was great! This place is a gem in its location. Easy to get to, parking a snap too and getting out was a breeze!! As soon as we walked into the restaurant, I liked it. Hostess was super pleasant; waiters and waitresses were also super friendly, our server was fantastic... More 

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Thank Sergio V
SLC, UT
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69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Swank interior. Cool art on the walls. Excellent guacamole. Service was great. Al pastor was fantastic, and highly recommended. 2 dollar parking at lunch.

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Thank rayinreverse
London, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Thought this placed looked nice and had good reviews but think its a bit over rated, its not bad its just not anything special either. Also you have to go through a bit of a dodgy part of town to get there

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Thank Katie N
Solana Beach, California
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200 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

I crave this food now. I want to drive to L.A. just to have dinner here. It doesn't get better. The food and service is excellent!!! Wish them much success but hope it doesn't get overrun once people realize what a great place this is. Also, hope that their success doesn't lead to greater gentrification that displaced the homeless and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 S Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90021-1050
    (6th St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-596-5579

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

Staying in Downtown

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Downtown
Downtown Los Angeles is a busy metropolis of towering buildings, bustling streets, and industrial warehouses. There is a distinct multiplicity of cultures here with a growing influx of business professionals and hipsters. Many call the evolution of Downtown over recent years gentrification. New lofts, bars, hotels and restaurants are popping up regularly. Downtown is home to some of the very best restaurants in the city leading the LA foodie scene, plus it is the location of cultural and sports venues including the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Staples Center, and the Coliseum at the University of Southern California.
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