Mario's Peruvian & Seafood Restaurant

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5786 Melrose Ave Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
(323) 466-4181

Mario's Peruvian & Seafood Restaurant Los Angeles Reviews

mellemel8 mellemel8
275 reviews
Jul 22, 2006
I love this place so much. When I lived in L.A., I was just 20 mins miles away from Mario's and went there once every 2-3 months. my two favorite dishes are the picante de mariscos and the saltado de pollo.

Parking's a nightmare and the service is slow and not particularly friendly. It's a complete dive, which makes it all the more wonderful, and it has the requisite low prices to round out the profile.

I mean, maybe "saltado" is a pretty traditional Peruvian dish but when you try to explain it to someone like me I hear, "you know, it's like french fries mixed with chicken and cilantro and stuff," and I just get confused and scrunch my face up and i try it anyway. i love trying new things.
chicken, fries and rice
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mellemel8 says:
i have heard of it. i will try that next time.
Posted on: Nov 04, 2007
Willywa says:
Do you know El Pollo Inca? Peruvian.
3 in L.A. that I know (Hermosa Bch., Torr., and Hawthorne Blvd) Love it!
Posted on: Nov 04, 2007
mellemel8 says:
oh wow i must go next time. thanks :)
Posted on: Nov 04, 2007
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