El Floridita Restaurant

(323) 871-8612 | View Website

1253 N Vine St, Hollywood, CA | Directions   90038

34.094063 -118.327178

Open Hours

Monday 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Tuesday 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Wednesday 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Thursday 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Friday 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Saturday 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Sunday 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

 
Restaurants, Cuban, Mexican  more

Price: $$

Tags: Live Music

Payment Methods: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Neighborhoods: Hollywood, Central LA

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Menu
Freixenet, Extra-Dry, Glori Ferrar, Brut, Moet & Chandon, White Star, E’pernay, Vueve Clicquot, NV, Dom Pérignon, Brut E’pernay 1998, Marryvale Starmont Chardonnay, Napa, Placido Pinot Grigio, Italia, Stone Cellars Chardonnay, California, Ironstone Symphony Obseeion, Beringer White Zinfandel, California... more

Reviews for El Floridita Restaurant

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

User review by brendabruin – El Floridita does not have much decor. It has really good live salsa music but be warned not a place for singles. If u wanna dance, bring a partner because everyone brings there own. My friends and I went there for my friends bday. SHe loves to dance but was disappointed when she didnt get to dance because she wasnt asked to dance and she normally is always asked. The food was really good but a bit overpriced. I've had good cuban food for less. Plates are over $20 plus tax, tip, valet. Valet is $4.50 and there isnt street parking. I had the garlic chicken which was really good. Dont get the fish in sauce.. friend had that and was toooo fishy. Mojitos are alright.. have had better. Service is decent.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Great dancing and service!! – I went last night and my friend and I had the BEST time! It's a a great, intimate atmosphere. I had never danced salsa in my life and the waiters and other employees went out of their way to teach and make me feel comfortable on the dancefloor.

The crowd is great because it's a mixture of really great salsa dancers and people such as myself, that had never danced salsa before. Everyone is just really laidback and truly there to have a good time.

A live band played and they were fabulous!

I recommend the mojitos and the mango cheesecake. But watch out in ordering whole pitchers of mojitos or sangria...it can become a little pricey by the end of the night.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Cuban Delux!!!!! – my o my this place is great....my date and i had a great time! Parking is valet $4.50. Must be on list so call ahead. Inside is very intimate, small, and cozy. The people around you are very welcoming! The menu..the FOOD...FABULOUS! Let you just say the meat falls off the bone literally! My mouth is watering just thinking of it! Entrees range from $20-30 but dinner and dancing that is a great deal! Must I suggest the shredded beef and shirmp in salsa!!! The best! After dinner enjoy watching or joining in with the SALSA dancing! With the live music, dance floor, and sensual dancing couples this place is great for dates or a time to get away...GUARRENNTEEEEE! Enjoy! p.s. not a place for kids at nights. However, Groups would have mucho fun here...you can see it in their eyes!

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5.0
over a year ago

I Felt like I was in Cuba! – I went there on a Saturday night with 7 other friends for my birthday, and was quickly surprised by the prices on the menu. I had viewed a menu online that was 1/2 the price of what the "evening" prices were. So once we got over that they offered Mojito Pitchers which were delicious. The food Was worth the price!!!! I had a 1/2 chicken with beans and rice, THE BOMB!! all my guests also loved thier food... and they sang happy b-day to me salsa style. We also Sited Bo Bice and Anthony Federov From American Idol. All in All I would return with more money but I would return!

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4.0
over a year ago

Dinner and Show – This restaurant it worth every penny you spend in it. The food is good and flavoraful. The drinks are great and the service WOW!! they make you feel right at home. Now for thoose that do not know how to dance salsa...you can just sit at your table and enjoy others dancing. I know i did! I felt i bit self-conscience when people started to dance (MAN CAN THEY MOVE) i sat at my table and just watched. I had just as much fun sitting and watching as thoose dancing. If your in Hollywood go to this restaurant!!!

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

It Beats Versailles in My Book! – Finally... a Cuban place that left me wanting more! I've had Versailles a bunch of times, but gosh, I've never left the place feeling like I had a great meal. It was always a little too greasy, the flavor tart and the place was too crowded. But El Floridita was yummy in my tummy! They recommended the Pollo Asado and Shredded Pork and they did not disappoint! Both were very flavorful and delicious. And the plantains... WOW! The service was also very attentive and friendly. No comment on the decor that looked a litttle "baw chicka bow wow." But I can't wait to go back there! Oh, and where was the dancing when I went?

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Lo mejor – the best atmosphere, amazing food, great bands, graet dancers having fun and the owner......wow he's gorgeous!!!!!

lots of celebs been seen there, halle berry j.lo and leah remini just to name a few

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Super-fantastico! – Great music and food. Friendly, almost familial environment with tremendous amount of energy. Fantastic music. The patrons also seem to be phenomenal salsa dancers.

Recommends
4.5
over a year ago

PARTY PLACE! – GREAT SERVICE, GREAT FOOD, GREAT MUSIC,

Perfect for large parties, I strongly recommend reservations and time, it takes them a while to serve-although between the music and the eye candy, it's all worth the wait,

Recommends
4.5
over a year ago

Great Cuban Food – This is a great lunch spot. The specials offer such generous portions that you can easily end up making two meals out of it. I recommend the 1/2 Pollo Asado -- it's marinated in a delicously juicy lemon and garlic sauce. It's very tender -- practically falls off the bone. White rice and beans come with the meal, but I suggest ordering them cooked together and then putting habenero (very spicy pepper-based green or red) sauce on top. The tostones (fried plantains) were among the best I've had.

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