El Cochinito Restaurant

3508 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026
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Top Sentiments among El Cochinito Restaurant Reviewers

Authentic black beans Excellent rice pudding Wonderful avocado salad Delicious roasted pork Best fried bananas Good Pollo saleado Good tostones Delicious tomato stew Nice lunch date Great garlic flavor

Customer Reviews (17 reviews)

Melissa Gage

on Citysearch Sep 02, 2009
Eastsiders swear it's better than Versailles: Inside this small, family-run spot, the narrow, no-frills dining room is awash in the pervasive scent of garlic. Yellow walls are covered in framed photos of Cuba and... (more)


on Citysearch Mar 20, 2009
as a puerto rican living in L.A. sometimes i really get a craving for caribbean food. this is about as close to the food i'd get at home without being in the kitchen for hours on end. their lechon asado is simply to die for.... (more)


on Citysearch Oct 21, 2008
So I wanted to meet a friend of mine for lunch, El Cochinito happened to be the center between both of our jobs, she had been there before, so she recommended it, but she did say it wasn't amazing, but good, so she did... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Sep 14, 2008
This is the best! Chicken, beef, pork, or whatever it is you desire...this restaurant delivers! There's just something extra special in their cooking and their sauces that sets this place apart from the others. Its... (more)


on Citysearch Jun 24, 2008
To start, Versailes is NOT Cuban food. It tries really hard to be, but it's not nearly as good as the real stuff! I was weened on Cuban food since I was tiny and El Cochinito is one of the only spots in LA that does it right.... (more)


on Citysearch May 17, 2008
I found out about El Cochinito through a friend that lunched there. I was very curious to try it since I had spent a number of years living in the Caribbean and know the food well. I wasn't disappointed. The food is... (more)

Reah C

on Yahoo Apr 01, 2008
not much competition in the area for cuban food. even so, it's one of the better ones for cuban. the roast pork is quite yummy and amazing and comes with plaintains, black beans and rice. it's a good hearty meal and just a... (more)


on Yahoo Mar 16, 2008
one of the few good authentic cuban restaurants. the food is great. it's a small mom & pops place. i haven't had better cuban food-- other than at home. (more)


on Citysearch Jan 14, 2008
Even know this is a small restaurant, their food its very good and true cuban food!!! My family orders their party packages (which are very in-expensive) and everyone who comes to our parties loves the food too....... (more)


on Citysearch Jun 17, 2007
Small family-run Cuban eatery serves simple but authentic meals to Silver Lake regulars in a very small mini-mall location. (more)
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