La Serenata

1416 4th St
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Top Sentiments among La Serenata Reviewers

Great drinks Fresh guacamole Great mushroom soup Large dinner party Fresh cilantro Nice smoky flavor Good chile relleno meal Tasty margaritas Amazing La Serenata Spicy red sauce

Customer Reviews (15 reviews)


on Yahoo Jan 24, 2010
I'm a local and recently had some friends in town who chose this restaurant. Would like to be gourmet Mexican but in reality only overpriced tourist trap. Best to avoid. Plenty of fine Mexican restaurants in the area.... (more)


on Citysearch Nov 22, 2008
I would not suggest this place for diinner if you are a large dinner party or going when this place is busy as they just cannot handle it. On saturday night the service was absolutly horrible at Santa Monica , they were... (more)

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on Citysearch Aug 17, 2008
I love the food. It is not the typical Mexican food you find around Los Angeles. And, if you are looking for typical, this is not the place for you. As mentioned in the previous review, their drinks are wonderful. They... (more)

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on Citysearch Feb 24, 2008
This place is pretty average. I am not a huge fan of their food because it always seems a little different from what I would expect, but their drinks are great. They make a strong (and really big) margerita. I would... (more)


on Citysearch Dec 20, 2007
We used to eat there once a week, mostly becuase of our favorite waitress Coco and her great recomendations. The owners apparently let her go, and now we are gone with here. Our latest visit was not the same, and the... (more)


on Citysearch Oct 30, 2007
We dined here recently upon the recommendation of a friend, and were disappointed. For a Saturday night, it seemed quite slow, and the service moved at a fairly slow pace as well. The seafood focused menu had some... (more)


on Citysearch Oct 28, 2007
we eat here all the time as it's a neighborhood place for us. food is amazing, as is the service staff. gormet mexican seafood is what they are known for, exotic sauces are explained by wait staff and you choose the fish... (more)


on Citysearch Apr 19, 2007
We used to love this place, but after our recent visit we'll never EVER go back. We waited 1/2 hour to flag somebody down to place our order, then our waiter finally scribbled our order hastily then ran off without... (more)

a Yahoo! Local User

on Yahoo Jan 15, 2007
Great restaurant, but pricey: Absolutely delicious gourmet Mexican food, goes way beyond the basic taco. We had cream of celery soup, halibut with mushroom cream sauce and chicken mole. Our little one, 8 years old,... (more)


on Citysearch Dec 14, 2006
<b>In Short<br></b>The look is pure Mexican seaside filtered through the bright pastels of SoCal. And good food knows no boundaries: Extended Mexican families and parties of gringos dine side by side, charmed by... (more)
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