El Cholo

MexicanSanta Monica$$

Today's hours

11:00am - 10:00pm

The Zagat Review

4.0
Food
3.9
Decor
4.0
Service

An “LA original”, this 1920s Mid-City mainstay and its offshoots “haven't changed much over the years” with “straightforward” “Cali-Mex” grub (with standout green-corn tamales) that's either “decent” or “delicious” “depending on how many margaritas you drink”; although some say it's “living on its long history”, the “old-world” decor is “charming”, costumed servers “pleasant” and, on the whole, “it just oozes fun.

El Cholo

1025 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, California 90401
310-899-1106310-899-1106

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1025 Wilshire Blvd | Map
Santa Monica, California 90401
310-899-1106310-899-1106
elcholo.com

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