El Compadre

El Compadre

"Home of the flaming margaritas. Features Mexican food, potent drinks and nightly music."

1449 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
(213) 250-4505 serving: East LA, Echo Park
open:Mon - Sun 11am - 2am

Sidewalk Score: 7 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Mexican, $$, Bar Scene, Family-Friendly Dining, Group Dining, Happy Hour, Late Night Dining, Live Music, Local Favorite, Lunch Spot, Outdoor Dining, American Express Accepted, Mastercard Accepted, Visa Accepted, Restaurants,

The Low Down


The Extras: Private rooms and areas are available for larger parties.

Save Money: Discounted drinks are found during happy hour, which runs daily from 4pm to 6pm.

What to Drink: The margarita list is long and fruity, but the flaming special is most popular. There's also a full bar, beer and limited wine.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

love, love, love, love, love
By Phil F at Insider Pages

The food is so good that I can't wait to go back time & time again. I go there at least twice a week they're always packed... the double margarita... Read More

Great place to bring out of town guests.
By Joe P at Insider Pages

This is the best place for Mexican food on this side of town!! the ambiance is great and the service has been excellent every time I've been there.... Read More

El Compadre Rocks!
By daniel r at Insider Pages

If you want great Mexican food, awesome margaritas and great service you have to check out El Compadre, it is an awesome place to eat. The waitre... Read More

El Compadre
By LaVon W at Insider Pages

Located on the Sunset strip this is a happening spot any night of the week. Enjoy the margarita with tacos and guacamole. You can't go wrong with a... Read More

Yummy Mexican Food
By Marilyn F at Insider Pages

I love their flaming margaritas, their Chicken Mole, and hard shell tacos. I think that this is one of the best Mexican restaurants in LA. It has... Read More