El Cholo Restaurant

El Cholo Restaurant

1025 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA
(310) 899-1106 serving: Wilshire Montana, West LA
open:Mon - Thu, 11am - 10pm; Fri, Sat, 11am - 11pm; Sun, 11am - 9pm

Sidewalk Score: 8 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Restaurants, Mexican, $$, Brunch, Food Delivery, Romantic Dining, American Express Accepted, Check, Gift Certificate Accepted, Mastercard Accepted, Visa Accepted,

The Low Down


Parking: Leave your car with the valet for $3.50, or try your luck with metered street parking.

Delivery: You can get food delivered by calling L.A. Bite at (310) 441-2483, but you'll pay a delivery fee. For takeout, call the restaurant to order.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

Students and families like the good margaritas and festive atmosphere, which are practically guaranteed at El Cholo. The food is pretty good, too: chicken breasts in flour tortillas with guacamole; crab enchiladas with jalapeno-cilantro…
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By elizabethg742214553 at Citysearch

I love coming here and getting the Sonora-Styled Enchilada and i love it! It's always fresh cooked, and flavorful! I have gotten their burritos her... Read More

Awesome Food
By samuels sami at Citysearch

Our food came out on time and was prepared just right. I would recommend this place to a hungry person the portions are huge! Service as ok but the... Read More

It'll do...
By logjammers99 at Citysearch

You know what you're getting when you visit El Cholo. Unauthentic food and ambiance, waiters that want to be elsewhere, and so-so margaritas. Tha... Read More

American Styled Mexican Food
By FoodLuvr1 at Citysearch

The restaurant is very nice to dine in, which is kind of unusual for Mexican food in LA. But the waitress kept trying to get us to purchase more f... Read More

El Cholo Mexican is the place for Margaritas
By Kim B at Insider Pages

Sometimes you're just in a mood for a great blended margarita and El Cholo never disappoints. It gets busy on the weekends so I like to come in on ... Read More