A stylish local joint with a fervent following, serving everything from traditional dishes to new and exciting takes on old favorites. They’ve also got one of the best Mexican breakfasts Read more [...]
A local landmark that’s been serving up carne asada and margaritas in L.A. for almost a century.
El Huarache Azteca
A cheap eat with hard-to-find Mexican favorites including chicharron, mole and, of course, their trademark huarache- a thick masa pancake topped with onions, cilantro, salsa and queso fresco.
Don’t be deceived by the worn-down exterior, this hole-in-the wall serves up some mean tacos. Try the tongue if you’re feeling adventurous.
Traditional Yucatan/Mexican cuisine, with a killer enchilada de mole topped with sesame seeds. The atmosphere is warm and festive, complete with indoor or courtyard seating.
An elegant atmosphere complements this restaurant’s sophisticated take on authentic Mexican food.
It takes a lot for a taco to stand out in Los Angeles, but Guisados has had no problem making their mark. Enjoy mole poblano, chicken tinga or a flavorful Read more [...]
IX Tapa Cantina
The grilled fish tacos make for a great bar snack. They also have a dangerous happy hour.
Joselito’s Mexican Food
Solid Mexican food and an inviting atmosphere are the draw of this bustling restaurant.
Los Gringos Locos
A great local joint. Stop in for Margarita Mondays or Taco Tuesdays for cheap drinks and eats.
Chef Robert Luna ties a pretty bow around the savory Mexican dishes born in East L.A.’s best hole in the walls. Dishes like carnitas marinated in orange juice and coke Read more [...]
Silver Lake favorite Malo now has a sister. The Chicano-inspired eatery’s set up shop in a historic jewelry store with intricately carved high rise ceilings circa-1923 and a fully stocked Read more [...]
This family-owned Mexican restaurant is the story of an American dream realized. Each menu item is made patiently from scratch daily.
Sharky’s Woodfired Mexican Grill
Their fresh fish tacos and healthy-yet-delicious side dishes will have you coming back for more!
A bustling little lunch spot that features authentic Mexican fare in the heart of the Playhouse District.