7229 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA | Directions 9004634.083540 -118.347616
Sunday To Thursday From 11:00 AM To 11:00 PM Friday To Saturday From 11:00 AM To 12:00 AM
Neighborhoods: Central LA, Melrose
My mom took me in this restaurant and i was so happy and contented with their menu. So delicious! I'll be back soon :)
I heard good things about this place. As an int'l CNN bureau editor, I've tasted some of the best food in the world. I must admit that I am not impressed. Gaucho Grill was much better: This place serves stale bread, cold fries, rubbery steaks, warm salads. Never bring a date here.
All I can say is "Nasty" – I have been all over the world, sampling some of the finest culinary creations ever made and I cant believe how utterly crappy Lala's Argentine Grill is. The bread was stale, the service, slow and mediocre. The wait staff is lazy and the managers are too busy flirting to give a chit. I ordered the prized "Lomo". (dry and tasteless -it tasted like freezer burn) I think the Sirloin burger at Jack in the box would have been better, shheeesh !
Overcooked but the Soup? – Overcooked but the soup? Almost everything we ordered arrived overcooked, mushy and tasteless with the exception of the soup. The soup (Vegetable Soup) was cold in the middle as if they microwaved it. The pasta (angel hair) was overdone and the plano (flat iron) steak was tough, chewy and salty. Did someone chew my steak and regurgitate it back on the plate ? Yikes, never again!
Spongebob Stalefish ? – Hey There ! I was really looking forward to eating here. Its been several years. My boyfriend took me there a few days ago. I ordered the Ensalada con Salmon and he the Cabello de Angel. After waiting for what seemed too long, my salmon was overcooked and spongy and the angel hair was very mushy and overcooked as well. Its as if they grilled a stale piece of frozen fish and kept cooking and cooking. The pasta was way too soggy. Was the bus-boy cooking that night? TERRIBLE!
Chewy Steaks? – Heard good things about this place and their steaks. I tried the Lomo (filet mignon). Probably the most expensive thing on the menu. Tasted OK but texture was overdon, chewy and rubbery. Not sure how an Argentine parilla can mess this one up????? I asked for medium rare and they didnt even offer to redo it. Back to Gaucho Grill for me !
What's happened to this place ? – Lala’s on Melrose last weekend. I dip my fork into the chimichurri to spread on my bread and out comes half a frikken roach mixed in with whatever’s in that stuff (which normally tastes pretty good). My girl goes ballistic. The server shrugs her shoulder and the manager’s nowhere to be found. What’s happened to this place?
yuck! – I cant believe it. I was at LALAs argentine grill with some friends for lunch the other day and there was a hair in my salad. I almost barfed. The waitress was rude and the manager was even worse. Not going back !
Fast food Argentinean Food Restaurant – Too bad there isn't much reference about what Argentinean Food should be like - in the L.A. Metro area.
Milanesa sandwich with cold -french wannabe bread?
Let that alone...employees moving chairs around in an attempt to send in the message 'we're closing -get out of here- and making lot of noise..a waitress who didn't bother asking 'how's everything' when it came to paying the bill and .
QUILMES...the only good thing enjoyed here.
I wish I had a better impression.
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