Los Angeles is one of the cities with more Latinos in the United States. The Mexican community abounds in this great city, and therefore, also the taste for its culture and gastronomy. That is why there are a lot of restaurants where, both tourists and locals, can enjoy delicious typical Mexican food.
Here are five Mexican restaurants that you should visit in Los Angeles:
This restaurant is a market-boutique and an excellent ambassador of Oaxacan cuisine within the Korean neighborhood of Los Angeles. It was opened by a couple of immigrants, Fernando López and María Monterrubio, in 1994, and today, their children are responsible for making clients transport to Oaxaca through their delicious dishes. When you visit the restaurant, you have to try the different varieties of mole, the exquisite micheladas or the obligatory tlayudas (tortillas stuffed with chorizo, cheese, beans and other ingredients).
Address: 3014 W Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90006.
Frida was the first restaurant founded in California by a Mexican businessman Vicente del Río, and is located nothing more and nothing less than in the elegant neighborhood of Beverly Hills. It has now expanded to the Westwood, Melrose, Glendale and Brentwood areas, and both its chef Fausto Chimil and its executive chef, Oswaldo Robles, guarantee rich and innovative dishes within its extensive menu of food from central Mexico. Frida is the perfect restaurant that combines the traditional cuisine of this country, with a modern and fresh touch and warm hospitality.
Address: 236 S Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.
The Tepeyac Café
This award-winning authentic Mexican food restaurant, established in 1956 by the Rojas family, has been one of the leading Mexican restaurants in Los Angeles for 60 years. Home of the famous “Manuel’s Special” Burrito, which weighs more than 5 pounds, The Tepeyac Café is the ideal place to enjoy some delicious tacos as a family accompanied by spicy and varied sauces.
Address: 812 N Evergreen Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90033
Founded in 1984, Rosa Mexicano provides a modern and colorful atmosphere to enjoy, recipes typical of Mexican food, with a touch of innovation that captures the intensity of each flavor. With locations in nine different cities in the United States, as well as restaurants in Puerto Rico and Dubai, the incredible Latin hospitality and delicious dishes make a simple meal an unforgettable experience.
Address: 800 West Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015
La Casita Mexicana
Created by Chefs Jaime Martin Del Campo and Ramiro Arvizu, since “La Casita Mexicana” opened its doors to the public in 1998, it became the favorite of Hollywood celebrities and locals or tourists from around the world for its rich and Varied food from different regions of Mexico. With a very colorful decoration, works of art and traditional music, this restaurant offers everything you need to feel in an authentic Mexican holiday.
Address: 4030 East Gage Ave. Bell, CA 90201