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El Queso Grande

$$ - $$$
North San Fernando Valley
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10152 Balboa Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91344-7401
+1 818-368-9551
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Los Angeles, California
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444 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We came here on a Saturday evening and did not have to wait for a table even though the place looked busy. My husband and I ordered drinks and found them to be above average. I would recommend any of the margaritas. Our dinner was moderately priced at about $13 a plate. I tried the chicken enchiladas and they were... More 

Thank Carolinelomeli
Woodland Hills, CA
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135 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016

If you're fed up with pseudo-Mexican fare, in pseudo-Mexican settings, try El Queso Grande at Devonshire, Granada Hills. One of the turn-offs at most Mexican restaurants in the Los Angeles area is the lack of parking, or the outstretched hand of the Parking Attendant who's willing to valet your vehicle at a price closely resembling what you'd planned to spend... More 

Thank Sonova_Beach
granada hills
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Tried the chile relleno(?) for the first time and it was very tasty. Generous food portions. Service has never been an issue.

Thank granadahillsjlb
Los Angeles, California
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218 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Have been eating at this local neighborhood restaurant when needing something Mexican, close by and fair priced. Have never had a bad meal, portions are filling and the Fajitas are always delicious. Drinks are average, and their chips and salsa are fresh not stale. Yes the restaurant is old, and like many Mexican restaurants can get very busy on week-ends.... More 

Thank 385eileenz
Pegram, TN
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386 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2015 via mobile

This is the 1st time I have ever got up and left a restaurant. 8 minutes of sitting before they brought any chips and salsa. Just dropped it and walked off. No welcome or be right back. 12 minutes in and no one has come by for drink orders or dinner orders. I feel that is more than enough time.... More 

Thank rockstar89
Los Angeles, California
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444 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2013

I recently ate here with the family and was very happy with the experience. Food portions were generous and very tasty. Everyone in the party enjoyed what they had which ranged from enchiladas, burritos to seafood. The atmosphere is casual and good for friends or families. We will definitely be going back as I preferred it to El Torito and... More 

Thank Carolinelomeli
Boynton Beach, Florida
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2013 via mobile

We made it a point to eat here when visiting Los Angeles. My husband loves Mexican food and has been coming here since the late 1960's. He was not disappointed. As for me, I enjoyed and recommend the seafood avocado salad.

Thank Judybt1
Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2012

My husband and I started coming to El Queso Grande 25 years ago and it continues to be our favorite Mexican restaurant. It's part of the chain that includes El Chapparal and El Presidente. The staff is friendly, helpful and efficient. We've never had a bad meal there in all of the years we've been dining with them. The carne... More 

Thank luvnlife60_12
Level Contributor
1 review
Reviewed 11 October 2012 via mobile

I have been coming here since I was ten years old, that's 20 years El Queso Grande has been part of my life. They have the finest Mexican food. I love their weekly lunch buffet! Corn cake is AWESOME!

Thank EmpressElizabeth
burbank, ca
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295 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2012

It was a birthday celebration and we decided to try this chain restaurant. Unfortunately, like most chains, the food doesn't particularly stand out. The chile relleno was disappointing, not much chile buried in lots of batter. And no stem, indicating the chile was canned. The hard-shell taco was greasy and lack crispiness. The rice was passable but the beans were... More 

Thank foodhoundBurbank_Ca

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10152 Balboa Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91344-7401
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > North San Fernando Valley
  • Neighbourhood: North San Fernando Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 818-368-9551

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