Lola's Peruvian Restaurant

230 N. Brand Blvd.
Glendale, CA 91203


  • Sun 12pm-9pm, Tue-Sat 12pm-10pm
  • $$
  • Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Beer/Wine
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
The tastiest roast chickens in the Los Angeles area, if not the Western Hemisphere itself, are the smoky rotisserie fowl beloved by the Peruvian community, the shotgun marriage of plump birds, roaring wood fires, and a sharp marinade made with citrus, chiles and immoderate amounts of garlic. And some of the best chickens are a couple blocks from the Glendale Galleria at Lola’s. With the chicken comes a small crock of aji, the doctored chile puree that serves as a universal Peruvian condiment, and maybe some hand-cut French fries, stewed beans, or the mayonnaisey potato salad that is for some reason a Peruvian standard. It is enough.

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