El Caserio Restaurant and Bar

309 N. Virgil Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90004
323-664-9266

Details

  • Sun 11am-9pm, Mon-Thu 11am-9:30pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm
  • $
  • Banquet Facilities, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Beer/Wine
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
At El Caserio, one of the few Ecuadoran kitchens in Los Angeles, you spoon the incendiary chile sauce aji over puffy white-cheese empanadas, the mashed-potato pancakes called llapingachos, or fresh-corn humitas, over fried green plantains or an already spicy goat stew. If you are of a mind to, you can also use the aji to spice up the penne alla vodka, spaghetti with pesto or any of the other Italian pastas that make up a huge chunk of the menu here. To wash it down, there’s Chianti, Ecuadoran beer or the delicious, peculiar juice of the Andean mountain blackberry mora, which tastes like new wine.

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