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Camacho's Cantina

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Central L.A
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1000 Universal Studios Blvd, Suite 133, Los Angeles, CA 91608-1008
+1 818-622-3333
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Camacho's was our restaurant of choice after our visit to Universal Studios. It was not part of our plan. Honestly, we did this mostly for practical reasons such as; near by, hungry, love mexican, raining outside, no wait. I would certainly plan to go back. The tableside guacamole was perfect, each ingredient in correct proportion. Medium spice, per our request.... More 

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Thank Nick R
Los Angeles, California
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82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food offered here at this location is quite tasty! Food quality has always been good. One thing I must say is that their service and food has been consistent over the years. During the last visit we ordered the El Presidente platter. Yeah...If you do that, don't order apps or eat the chips from the table. It's a plate for... More 

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Thank gcfam79
Imperial Valley, CA
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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed this restaurant Andres a day at Universal Studios. It was a great way to end the day, after eating the generic park food all day. There was a bit of a wait (30 mins). I rate this very good because the hostess (I believe it was Taitlani or close to that) was not a great... More 

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Thank DJTOBY
Santa Rosa, California
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197 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We dined here after a long day at Universal and loved every moment. The food was so good that I would recommend anything on the menu it will most likely taste amazing. We had the nachos with chicken and it was more than enough for 2 adults, so you can probably get a child or an adult that isnt quite... More 

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Thank stixx3
Tucson, Arizona
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

No wait at dinner time. Very pleasant waitress. Service was just the right pace. The food was very tasty and plentiful and the prices was very comfortable. You started with chips and salsa. Saw plenty of family dinning with the kids.

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Thank Chuck C
Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We enjoyed this restaurant with a tour group, which could have effected the quality of the food. We had over 100 in our group and we were able to eat in about an hour. The food was good but barely warm. The cheese enchiladas had a great deal of sauce and very little cheese.

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Thank Gary S
Trabuco Canyon, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

After spending an active morning at Universal Studios, we came here for my grandson's birthday lunch. The menu has a good selection, the food was tasty and reasonably priced, and we really enjoyed our waitress. We had no wait, and the food was brought out quickly.

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Thank GrampaTim
Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

My self ,husband ,son and his partner just called in for a drink as it was new years eve. We sat in the bar and had some drinks . I must say our bar man Daniel was outstanding and made our night we have been in Hollywood for 4 days and Daniel was the best barman we have had and... More 

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Thank Catherine W
Creston, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best priced restaurants on Citywalk. The atmosphere is great. Service was fast but not overly friendly. The menu was huge. We were slightly disappointed with the enchiladas as they were not at all spicy and the rice was rather bland for Mexican rice. My daughter loved the fajitas and the tortilla chips were yummy.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I am a big fan of Mexican cuisine, but food there is definitely not so great. I had a guacamole and a veggie burrito which was mostly just black beans inside.. and the guacamole is just ok. The margarita was good though.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Television, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Universal Studios Blvd, Suite 133, Los Angeles, CA 91608-1008
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 818-622-3333
Description
Camacho's Cantina at Universal CityWalk epitomizes the energy, sights and sounds of the Universal Studios Hollywood scene. The Camacho's Cantina dining experience is famous for its vibrant atmosphere, live Mariachi performances, rocket fuel margaritas, friendly staff, and mouthwatering Mexican cuisine. Located in Fountain Court of CityWalk next to the leaping water fountain, and steps away from Universal Studios Theme Park, Camacho's Cantina is conveniently and centrally located.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?