Rating: three stars
Location: 8155 Melrose Ave. (at Crescent Heights), Los Angeles; (323) 655-5009; http://www.redorestaurant.com.
Price: Bites and snacks, $7 to $13.50; salads and soups, $7.50 to $13.50; tacos and enchiladas, $12 to $18; specialties, $23 to $29.50; desserts, $12. Corkage fee, $25 per bottle, two bottle minimum, $35 for sparkling wines, and only if the bottle is not on the wine list.
Details: Open for dinner Sunday to Thursday from 6 to 11 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 6 p.m. to midnight. Full bar and tequila lounge. Valet parking, $8.