Yuca’s is a classic - it’s been around since the 70s. Everyone agrees this tiny Mexican place is great, but good luck getting any consensus on what you should be ordering. Our favorite is the carne asada, but then we remember the cochinita pibil, the machaca, and the carnitas. There’s no bad order at this 10-seat little shack on the side of the road.
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Figaro is a French bistro in Los Feliz that’s great for brunch or a casual date night.
You’d think that a place like Bar Covell that so thoroughly holds your hand through the ordering process would feel a bit condescending. But as much as LA pretends not to need it, the crowd at Covell every night proves otherwise.
Little Dom’s is Los Feliz’s signature neighborhood restaurant, and it’s a great move any time of day.
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Gilbert’s El Indio
A classic spot that’s perfect for giving out of towners an LA Mexican food experience.
Is there a restaurant that embodies Silver Lake more than this Mexican walk-up window? We think not.
Muchos Mas is a lively Mexican restaurant in North Hollywood with big plates of carnitas and lethal margaritas.
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Guelaguetza is a Oaxacan spot in Koreatown that’s one of the best Mexican restaurants in Los Angeles.
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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