Located on the southernmost stretch of Westwood Blvd., Tacos Tu Madre is a colorful, affordable taco window serving everything from carnitas to lamb birria to Korean BBQ tacos - and it’s all pretty good. They also quietly serve an all-day breakfast burrito that isn’t the best we’ve ever had, but is definitely in the discussion.
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Taste of Tehran in Westwood is one of the best spots in town for quick, affordable Iranian food.
Fat Sal’s is a sandwich shop with the kind of heavy-handed food that requires several naps afterwards.
The Apple Pan
The Apple Pan is an LA institution serving up no-frills, old school burgers in the best space in town to eat them.
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Chori-Man in San Pedro serves huge and delicious breakfast burrito stuffed with LA’s best chorizo.
Tire Shop Taqueria
This taco spot in South Park doesn’t really have a name, but everyone calls it Tire Shop Taqueria, and they make excellent carne asada.
Maestro is a modern Mexican joint in Pasadena with a menu that’s so full of delicious dishes it’ll give you Übermenufreude.
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This Eastside seafood truck is home to one of the best tacos you’ll find in the city.
A modern space for excellent tacos on the Westside. Yes, you read that correctly - the Westside.
Guisados has turned into a bonafide chain these days, but it’s Echo Park location remains among the best taco spots in the city.
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