When it comes to choosing which tacos to eat downtown, the decision can be difficult. We’ll make it easy for you - go to Sonoratown. This tiny, order-at-the-counter taco spot is a bit removed from the main downtown hustle, but it’s worth the extra few blocks walk. All the tortillas are made in-house and the carne asada is phenomenal. And it’s just nice to know $2 tacos still exist.
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If you want goat birria, Birrieria Gonzalez should absolutely be your number one choice.
Cento Pasta Bar
Cento, a lunch-only spot inside Mignon Wine Bar in DTLA, serves some of the best pasta in the city.
Rossoblu is a fancy Italian restaurant in the Fashion District, and one of the best restaurants to open in LA in a long time.
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Teddy’s Red Tacos
Teddy’s Red Tacos in Venice is the third outlet of the fantastic red beef birria tacos mini-chain.
Azules is a Mexican coffee/ice cream shop that serves churros worth driving long distances to eat.
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Onda is an upscale Mexican restaurant in Santa Monica from the chefs at Sqirl and Contramar that fails to live up to the hype - or its pedigree.
Mexicali Taco & Co.
Home to the legendary Vampiro Taco, a meal at Mexicali Taco & Co is one of the best ways you can spend $12 in this town.
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