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Red O Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Central L.A
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8155 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046-7016 (Cresent Heights Blvd.)
+1 323-655-5009
18:00 - 23:00
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West Hollywood, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

This has been our go to spot for Mexican since it has opened. The food is delicious, the drinks are strong, and the ambiance is social. Pricey if you are not from LA, or on a budget like most nice places in the area. Goat Cheese Tamales,and Butter Cake!! Thank you Red O, keep up the great work!

Thank David Paulina H
San Francisco
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We held a small management dinner at this restaurant based on a recommendation and I was very happy with our experience. The food was fresh, well presented and delicious. The service was fantastic. The General Manager and the Chef came out to welcome us to the restaurant and offered us some complimentary appetizers to get a feel for the menu.... More 

Thank John M
Los Angeles, California
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67 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment you walk in you can tell it will be a good time! Beautiful decorated, with super high ceiling This is a place where you can bring someone if you want to impress them. Service was professional, friendly and attentive. Went with my son and it was the perfect place for a father-son dinner. I definitely recommend the... More 

Thank UltiBoss
Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This trending spot is my neighborhood go to especially for happy hour. Really cute bar area! Great drinks and a delicious happy hour menu. Go, you'll love it!!

Thank joanmaze
Level Contributor
79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu is Mexican, but nothing else about the restaurant is. The decor is LA glitzy, the music is loud, and the noise level is uncomfortable. The waiters scurry back and forth. If you're looking for a relaxed dining experience you won't get it here. The food was good, especially the Mexican street corn which is served in chunks cut... More 

Thank rizadorojo
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Enjoyed a very nice, overpriced drink in this swanky bar :) A great setting, but felt a bit of a rip off so chose not to eat here during our stay in Santa Monica. Great service at the bar however

Thank Emmaonholiday_89
Amarillo, Texas
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73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I was with a large group for dinner. Service was great. Food presentation was very good and it tasted wonderful. I had the salmon entrée and it was prepared perfectly.

Thank vaughanm1976
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I wonder for dinner with friends who seem very anxious to try to place. The setting is really nice and inviting and looks like a great place to spend the evening. The menu is fairly sensitive and the prices are fair. The food is average. I was not much in price with anything I ordered and most of it came... More 

Thank Stephanie C
Highland, California
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I was not really impressed with the food. It was edible but overpriced. I had a combination platter for $24 that included a short rib taco and enchilada with a goat cheese tamale. The Mexican rice was nothing special. The chips and guacamole were good. Don't see a reason to return.

Thank Brenda O
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50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

What a great night. Mexican (fusion or twist) dishes, service and drinks all fantastic. We tried and shared a wide selection of their menu and nothing disappointed. From the table of 4 everyone enjoyed all dishes but would nominate a different favorite. And the margaritas! Definitely try the chili version if you in any way like spicy. Fantastic. For someone... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8155 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046-7016
    (Cresent Heights Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 323-655-5009

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?