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Lula

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Santa Monica
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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2720 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-4008 (hill & ashland)
+1 310-392-5711
Today
11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Livorno, Italy
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had dinner last 1st january and everything was excellent and really good! Service food and local athmosphere...we invite to taste the genuine mexican cuisine served in a warm and familiar way!

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Thank Alessandro M
Manhattan Beach, California
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The moment I entered Lula's I was blown away by the amazing, imaginative decor. What a treat and totally unexpected. The Cal-Mex food was quite good and the wait staff was very helpful. Beware! The yummy margaritas are deceptively potent. Next time I'll opt for one, not two!!

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Thank innfan2013
Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Great food and great service. Very kind staff and reasonably priced food which tasted amazing. A lot of culture at this location and very interesting art work. Highly recommend it.

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Thank sherynem2016
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Just wanted something non-American food and this one was the closest to where we were. How lucky we were! The chicken fajitas are to die for!

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Thank Anna G
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Met a friend here for a Friday night dinner and had a fun time! The complementary chips and salsa were good... the salsa had a nice little kick to it. We tried the stuffed jalapeno appetizer and those were a tasty choice. I ordered the Baja fish tacos which contained battered and fried fish and a slaw. Not the best... More 

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Thank Alison M
Sainte-Adele, Canada
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Perfect service suggested choice of food by the waitress was mainly good The menu was very elaborate As the price it was just as expected not to expensive for what we ate.

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Thank Michel M
Houston, Texas
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167 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

My favorite part of the dinner was the atmosphere. We sat in the back in a room that's ceiling was half opened to the beautiful Southern California evening. The food was ok, but not great. The salsa was really spicy so my wife was not able to eat it. The tacos were good, but lacked anything that set them apart... More 

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Thank Tom D
Bergen, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, and lot's of it. We tried the fajitas, and it was the best ones I ever had. I was full for hours after the meal. Cozy restaurant, and good sevice. Would definitely go there again!

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Thank emiliewoodson
Los Angeles, California
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70 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

This restaurant is cute, but the food was disappointing. I had the chicken burrito which was super bland - no flavor at all. It came with small portions of sour cream, guac and sauce on the side which were barely enough to cover half the burrito. There was no melted cheese on the burrito - and no rice or beans... More 

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Thank canyonmom
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is the restaurant I told my hubs that we were preggers with our first born. We've since had parties here and many other drinks/dinners with friends. Lula's is a happy place with familiar staff/friends that you are always happy to see still there. So much changes in LA, but Lula's is something that always seems to hold tight to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2720 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-4008
    (hill & ashland)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-392-5711
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Santa Monica

Neighbourhood Profile
Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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