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El Cochinito

Cuban Restaurant$$$$
Silver Lake, Los Angeles
  • Kate B.
    "... Cochinito sandwich (slow roasted pulled pork and plantain)"(2 Tips)
    Pablo C.
    "Vaca's not on the menu"(2 Tips)
    Karl H.
    "Fantastic roasted pork and ropa vieja."(2 Tips)
    LA Weekly
    "must-have dish here is the lechon asado."(5 Tips)
26 Tips and reviews
  • Cuban food
  • slow roasted
  • roast pork
  • authentic
  • family-friendly
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  • Will S.
    Will SanchezMarch 28, 2015
    For a LA Cuban spot it's good! I only wish that the Cafe was done the Old School way, allow the milk to thicken in the Pot and then Poured into coffee. Other wise I really enjoy it.
  • LA Weekly
    LA WeeklyJuly 11, 2015
    As an antidote to the hipster explosion that's happened along the rest of Sunset Boulevard, you could do worse than stop by for a meal at El Cochinito. Read more
  • LA Weekly
    LA WeeklyJuly 11, 2015
    The Cuban sandwiches are great, and the specials board often has tempting offerings, but the must-have dish here is the lechon asado. Read more
  • Havana G.
    Havana GingerMay 2, 2014
    I love this place. Not to many real Cuban food spots in LA. This is one of the best.
  • Karl H.
    Karl HobartJanuary 14, 2014
    Fantastic roasted pork and ropa vieja. Make sure to order tostones!
  • Kate B.
    Kate B.July 22, 2013
    Get the Pan Con Lechon or the Cochinito sandwich (slow roasted pulled pork and plantain)
  • Julie W.
    Julie WilsonFebruary 17, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The only Cuban place I'll eat at in LA. I'm from Miami, so my standards for Cuban food are high.
  • David j.
    David jamesJune 1, 2012
    My favorite Cuban restaurant in LA! You must try the slow roasted pork!
  • Pablo C.
    Pablo CondeApril 20, 2010
    Ask for the Vaca's not on the menu and they don't make it everyday....but when they do it's definitely the dish to get!
  • LA Weekly
    LA WeeklyOctober 15, 2015
    Named Best Cuban Fried Rice in our 2015 Best of L.A. issue! Read more
  • sam s.
    sam sanchezNovember 15, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    ask them for the picadillo special, its not on the menu and they only offer it once a week
  • LA Weekly
    LA WeeklyJuly 11, 2015
    Named on our Ten Best Restaurants in Silver Lake 2015! Read more
  • Ingrid P.
    Ingrid P.March 25
    plantains were good, smoothie really tasty, saltado chicken wasn't good
  • Zarrin M.
    Zarrin MJanuary 8, 2015
    Delicious and authentic Cuban food here. EVERYTHING is good.
  • Esben T.
    Esben ThomsenJuly 14, 2016
    Lechon asado is Nice and the Service is great
  • Eddy E.
    Eddy EinemFebruary 16, 2013
    I did not care for the food. And I had high hopes as I am looking for a good cuban place.
  • etta y.
    etta yOctober 17, 2016
    The lechon asado is unreal.
  • Vanessa V.
    Vanessa VazquezMarch 19, 2012
    Try the Grilled Chicken Breast!
  • Jose Javier (Javi) J.
    The best thing is the lechon
  • Ragtop Fern
    Ragtop FernJune 13, 2013
    Food: very good. Service: very poor.... To bad that the bad service ruined my experience.
  • Winnie K.
    Winnie KhooOctober 8, 2012
    Bistec Empanizado
  • Mark M.
    Mark MilianMarch 8, 2010
    Try the Cuban food.
  • Jacob F.
    Jacob FunchApril 15, 2013
    Not impressed
  • Juan M.
    Juan MaderoMarch 14, 2016
    Me encantó, el lechón está excelente y el congrí muy bueno, lo recomiendo al 100%
  • Juan M.
    Juan MaderoMarch 14, 2016
    Excelente todo, recomiendo el lechón y el congrí excelentes 😊😊
  • Dale T.
    Dale TajonDecember 10, 2011
    no bueno!!!
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