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9010 Melrose Ave. (Santa Monica Blvd.) Send to Phone
Hip, upscale Mexican cantina in West Hollywood.

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly
Open late Fri.-Sat.
  • Valet parking
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Entertainment: Entertainment Mon., Wed.
  • Full bar
  • Private room(s)
  • Reservations suggested

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Santo Coyote Restaurant Review

: This hip West Hollywood spot fosters L.A.'s love affair with Mexican food. This is the perfect venue for a first date or a group celebration. The warm d├ęcor composed of wood material, pottery and iron chandeliers---imported from south of the border---sets the pace for a fun and comforting evening, especially when coupled with serious margaritas. Chef Salvador Morales, borrowed from El Dorado, is also imported from our neighbor to the South along with the beers and some of the wines found on the short list. You can bet your next round of Modelo Especial on the chile relleno or tuna tostones to start, and chile negro or ahi tuna for dinner. Other offerings like the crackling calamari and carne a la parilla might cost you a bottle of Chateau Camou. Then you have the standard burritos, enchiladas and fajitas, and the house specialty flans (coconut and coffee) and the pastel de tres leches sponge cake to make it a sweet ending. Yes, there is a bar scene and an expert mixologist stands in to introduce you to a vast array of tequilas...and if you came by yourself, you can watch what's on one of the flat screen TV's.
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