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Historic South Central
Saucy Chick / The Goat Mafia is an Indian-Mexican fusion spot that's great for when you're sick of the standard lunch bowl/wrap/salad.
Birrieria San Marcos in Van Nuys does both excellent Jalisco-style and Tijuana-style beef birria.
This Pico-Union classic is home to some of LA's best goat birria and pozole.
Historic South CentralDowntown LA
Birriera Gonzalez has multiple locations across LA and our favorite Tijuana-style birria.
If you're looking for a tamale shop with great vegan and vegetarian options, head to Artesano Tamaleria in DTLA.
November 20, 2023
Lupita's is a tiny Mexican cafe in Glassell Park with delicious tamales sold by the dozen.
November 17, 2023
Amiga Amore serves a Mexican-meets-Italian menu in a cozy Highland Park dining room. It's the perfect example of an LA fusion restaurant done right.
November 10, 2023
Tacos Los Cholos in Huntington Park is the smoky taquería we send out-of-towners to first.
October 20, 2023
Holbox, a Mexican seafood counter inside the Mercado La Paloma in South Central, is a timeless LA classic.
October 17, 2023
Picaresca Barra de Cafe is a great coffee shop in the back of a Boyle Heights mini-mall that also serves burritos and breakfast sandwiches.
October 4, 2023
106 Seafood Underground, a restaurant operating in a residential backyard in Inglewood, makes some of LA's best mariscos.
October 2, 2023
Durango Cantina is a nice neighborhood restaurant in Beverly Grove serving northern Mexican food and good tequila cocktails.
September 15, 2023
Tacos La Rueda is a Sonoran-style taquería in Bellflower where the asada is juicy, the tripe is extra crispy, and the flour tortillas defy gravity.
September 13, 2023
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September 12, 2023
El Muelle 8 is a Sinaloa-style mariscos spot in Downey that goes bananas with condiments. The results are glorious.
August 22, 2023
Atla is a Mexican restaurant in Venice serving an all-day menu of thoughtfully made classics. It's casual, not cheap.
August 17, 2023
If you're looking for an incredible seafood lunch in LA, you can't do much better than Frogtown's daytime-only mariscos window Za Za Zá.
August 9, 2023
Damian in the Arts District serves the best upscale Mexican food in LA. Period.
August 7, 2023
This Highland Park stand makes incredible seven-layer tacos.
July 26, 2023
Bombo is a hit-or-miss Mexican restaurant below West Hollywood's rooftop bar E.P & L.P.
July 25, 2023
In a city with a limited number of splurge-y, upscale Mexican restaurants, Loreto in Frogtown is one of the best.
July 5, 2023