A Mexican Cowboy Saloon takes over Melrose Avenue

About Restaurant

Located on Melrose Ave, Durango Cantina offers an unparalleled dining experience with its delectable Durango inspired cuisine. Michelin Guide’s Bib Gourmand Chef Alex Carrasco, created a menu that combines traditional flavors with innovative techniques. The warm and inviting ambiance, with vibrant colors and an intimate atmosphere, adds to the dining experience, making it the perfect destination for a romantic dinner or group celebration. The menu is inspired by traditional Durango recipes with a Californian touch, giving Durango Cantina authenticity and distinction. 

Chef Alex Carrasco

Chef Alex Carrasco, formerly of Osteria Mozza and Scratch Bar, brings a touch of fine dining to Melrose Ave with the opening of Durango Cantina. His background also includes notable restaurants such as Viceroy, Joe’s Restaurant, Paiche, Mo-chica, and Red Medicine. Carrasco caught the attention with his unique techniques and ingredients of LA foodies!