Los Angeles, CA 90014
- Sun 9am-11pm, Mon-Wed 11am-11pm, Thu-Fri 11am-2am, Sat 9am-2am
- All Major Credit Cards
- Catering, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
- Full bar
- Garage, Street, Valet
LA Weekly's Description
There are soft tacos of pork al pastor, which are pot-roasted instead of cooked on a spit, if you care about that sort of thing, and ground-beef-and-pickle tacos, which sound odd but are a beloved drunk food at the original Malo, in Silver Lake. Hey, Silver Lake. We've all been there. It's about time it had an ambassador downtown, especially now that there may be a critical mass of local customers who until now were bereft of Soyrizo burritos, potato-cheese tacos and enough eggplant to give fits to the macrobiotically inclined. But what I can't figure out is why I have in front of me a bowl of vegan menudo - a soup that has many of the features of menudo, including chile, onion, lime, oregano and a funky blast of hominy, but substitutes bits of boiled tofu for the original tripe. Vegans have hangovers, too, I guess. At Mas Malo, the vegan hangovers are organic.
Tips from foursquare
Expect great cocktails, small, flavorful plates a la carte & a memorable selection of salsas. But the real draw here is definitely the stunning space. Hanging at the bar all night would be fine by us.
The cocktails, agave-laced tributes to punk rock aesthetics, will quickly put you down for the count, so stick with two — three, at most. The best is the Angelina.
Drinks are good. Skip the food.
Such a wide range of awesome choices. Check out this hot spot for true comfort food.
Malo's cousin, Mas Malo is a fun Downtown L.A. spot perfect for a great dinner prior to a night out on the town! The spicy cucumber margarita is a nice compliment to their baja shrimp tacos.
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