You probably haven’t heard of Tere’s and that’s because the people eating there don’t want you to know about it. Why? Because this dirt cheap strip-mall eatery is serving some of the best Mexican food in Hollywood (without the lines). Their carne asada is special and their chicken mole is a must-order.
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Electric Owl is a mostly outdoor space on Sunset that looks and feels like a vintage train station where drinking is heavily encouraged.
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Muchos Mas is a lively Mexican restaurant in North Hollywood with big plates of carnitas and lethal margaritas.
Tacos Quetzalcoatl splits its time between Downtown and East LA, and has some of the best vegetarian tacos around.
Paco’s Tacos in Del Rey is a neighborhood staple that serves very classic Mexican in very huge portions.
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El Compadre is an old-school Mexican restaurant in Hollywood that’s one of the best and most consistent parties in town.
When it comes to old standbys, El Coyote is about as accurate as that term gets. Come here for the drinks, the history, the atmosphere, the conversation, and inevitably, the sloppy walk home.
Eat This Cafe
A casual, order-at-the-counter spot for all the hungry actors roaming around Theater Row.
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