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Mario's Peruvian & Seafood

5786 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038-3844
+1 323-466-4181
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“saltado” (6 reviews)
“ceviche” (12 reviews)
“fried rice” (3 reviews)
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Peruvian, Latin, Seafood
$$ - $$$
5786 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038-3844
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Casual Dining, inexpensive dishes, love the Lomo Saltado and Cameron al Mojo. They don’t do reservations and expect to wait 60 minutes or more evenings.

Thank 322guntherl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mario's continues to deliver super flavorful Peruvian food in portions hard to finish. The interior is nothing to write hoe about, but look past the bustling counter into the kitchen and you will see culinary rock and roll. These chefs jam. Flames shoot into the...More

Thank soulart99
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Been there many times......always excellent !!! Seafood,carnita...everything perfect for a quick break w family and friends

Thank PaoloFert
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

It is a small place that I found through a friend that lives in LA. Everything was very tasty and nicely presented. It is not a elegant place, but the most important thing is the quality of the food. I only wish I could have...More

Thank Regina S
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

I order a ceviche it wasn't that good and the plate was really small everything was falling from the plate. For that price and the quality I don't think deserve more than three stars.

Thank Yuly D
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Fried rice! Yes fried rice was my favorite menu item. We had leftovers for a couple of meals...and it was delish!

Thank PCJ310
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Some things never change. Foolishly thought this time it would be different. The wait can be over an hour long. Ok when the food is superb but this place definitely is not that kind of place. As I (and a lot of people waited outside)...More

Thank UltiBoss
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Locals love this small Peruvian spot and they flock to it knowing they will find excellent food at very reasonable prices. Service is quick and the food uniquely typical... not outstanding or elegant but tasty and filling. And, top it off cans of Inca Cola...More

Thank davidkravitz2016
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Fresh seafood but limited range. little creativity in the preparation of dishes. Fair price for the quality.

Thank charlottebeaumont
Reviewed 4 September 2016

First, they make you wait for almost an hour outside under the sun even when they had open tables inside the restaurant. Make sure when you write your name you make the perfect traces, if not they will call with another name, you will have...More

Thank Maria E
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5786 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038-3844
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 323-466-4181
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