Guelaguetza Restaurant

3337 1/2 W 8th St
Los Angeles, CA 90005
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Customer Reviews (27 reviews)


on Citysearch Aug 10, 2008
I love this place! I had never had Oxaquena style Mexican food before, but now I crave it. There mole is addictive. I also love the enchilladas with their string cheese, this is so interesting and good! I am going... (more)


on Citysearch Oct 08, 2007
This restaurant features food/flavor from Mexico's Oaxca region - famous for their chocolate infused Mole. The place is very clean and the atmosphere is fairly casual (the picture above is accurate depiction).... (more)


on Citysearch Apr 08, 2007
This place is epicureagasmic!! I made that word up specially to describe Guelaguetza. Homemade cheese shredded over oaxacan-chocolate-infused tangy sauces. Try the pork dish with the red sauce---it's to die... (more)


on Citysearch Sep 14, 2006
This place had really interesting food, I've never been anywhere quite like it! I highly recommend the tamales, and any of the other menu items that involve their spectacular mole sauces. It has a pretty low-key... (more)


on Citysearch Jun 12, 2006
This is as Mexican as they come.... better tha Oaxaca itself. You won't regret going, TRUST ME!!!!!! Their Mole is to die for! (more)


on Citysearch Feb 03, 2006
I can see how other reviewers might not love the decor, but it reminded me of a little Italian trattoria in the sense that the service was extremely friendly and wait staff highly knowledgeable (dare I say... (more)


on Citysearch Aug 27, 2005
The mole is quite good here but I don't think it's worth the drive to K town for the food. The ambience is really dismal, it's like a high school cafeteria. It's great if you have a huge crowd coming into town but that is the... (more)


on Citysearch Jun 13, 2005
Yes! without a doubt the Mole is da bomb. I've had many kinds of restaurant mole before and I've had the best home-made mole, but this place's mole rocks! Truly authentic flavors. They put a lot o' love in the food.... (more)


on Citysearch May 30, 2005
Being a Latina, I am a devout crusader of authentic Mexican food and this place has garnered my highest praise for the best mole outside of Oaxaca. The chicken in mole coloradito is my absolute favorite. The sauce is at... (more)


on Citysearch May 16, 2005
Untainted by modern "fast food, overprocessed, americanization" , maintaining it's flavor of original mexican recipes. It is not for vegetarians, being that the majority of mexican recipes are not meant to be... (more)
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