El Tepeyac Cafe

★★★★★
  • 812 N Evergreen Ave

    Los Angeles, CA 90033

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  • 323-267-8668

About El Tepeyac Cafe

Hours
Sun 6am-9:45pm, Wed-Thu 6am-9:45pm, Mon-Tue 6am-8pm, Fri-Sat 6am-11pm

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I was planning to take the family and pulled up the menu but no pricing. Why? do they have something to hide or is it so overpriced that they do not show pricing? Decided not to go for this reason....

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I was planning to take the family and pulled up the menu but no pricing. Why? do they have something to hide or is it so overpriced that they do not show pricing? Decided not to go for this reason....

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You really can't beat it

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You really can't beat it

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Con: It is very disappointing that they do not substitute guacamole for sour cream. Their service is rude. They mock their customers. I heard servers on the phone insulting customers after hanging up on the phone, using vulgar language in

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Con: It is very disappointing that they do not substitute guacamole for sour cream. Their service is rude. They mock their customers. I heard servers on the phone insulting customers after hanging up on the phone, using vulgar language in

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My family and I have been eating at El Tepeyac in East Los Angeles all my life, and from what I've heard my parents ate there while dating in the 70's. Ironically, this is also one of my father in-law Ray's favorite places to go eat his

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My family and I have been eating at El Tepeyac in East Los Angeles all my life, and from what I've heard my parents ate there while dating in the 70's. Ironically, this is also one of my father in-law Ray's favorite places to go eat his

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There was a restaurant with the same name many years in New Mexico. Good to know there is one in Southern California. It was good.

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There was a restaurant with the same name many years in New Mexico. Good to know there is one in Southern California. It was good.

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The best chile verde and enchiladas in town. The house salsa is uniquely delicious and saucy. They make the same high quality food now as they did in 1965. Manuel is a very generous man. He gave me and my wife our first Christmas Tree in December 1979 when he was selling them next door to the restaurant.
Linda Garcia is my sister. "Yay"!

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The best chile verde and enchiladas in town. The house salsa is uniquely delicious and saucy. They make the same high quality food now as they did in 1965. Manuel is a very generous man. He gave me and my wife our first Christmas Tree in December 1979 when he was selling them next door to the restaurant.
Linda Garcia is my sister. "Yay"!

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Huge portions and flavorful dishes. You really can't beat it.

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Huge portions and flavorful dishes. You really can't beat it.

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In a friend of mine's quest to find "all things mexican" she decided to go find this spot in East LA that she saw on Man vs Food. I did not realize that we were meeting them @ a "hot spot".(literally it was about 100 degrees outside & a

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In a friend of mine's quest to find "all things mexican" she decided to go find this spot in East LA that she saw on Man vs Food. I did not realize that we were meeting them @ a "hot spot".(literally it was about 100 degrees outside & a

Pros: "apple juice" w/ lime

Cons: long wait on the weekend

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it was a big dissapointed i think the only reason y people eat there is because the plates r huge but honestly the food dont really have taste its pretty gross and real mexicans dont eat there u only c caucasion no offense but they wouldnt

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it was a big dissapointed i think the only reason y people eat there is because the plates r huge but honestly the food dont really have taste its pretty gross and real mexicans dont eat there u only c caucasion no offense but they wouldnt

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i enjoyed a nice sandwich here last week

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i enjoyed a nice sandwich here last week

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I had seen this place on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives and Man vs. Food. I went on a Monday to avoid any crazy lines. We did have to wait 20 minutes for a table but it was worth it. The taquitos were the biggest I have ever seen and they

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I had seen this place on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives and Man vs. Food. I went on a Monday to avoid any crazy lines. We did have to wait 20 minutes for a table but it was worth it. The taquitos were the biggest I have ever seen and they

Pros: Portions

Cons: Waiting for a table

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I could have enjoyed this restaurant so much more, I had heard so much about it for years about their giant Manuel special burrito. The burrito was just okay and I was very full after eating this monster burrito and that's saying a lot

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I could have enjoyed this restaurant so much more, I had heard so much about it for years about their giant Manuel special burrito. The burrito was just okay and I was very full after eating this monster burrito and that's saying a lot

Pros: big burrito, ok tasting dishes

Cons: no chips and salsa

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I went here with two friends that can put away their fair share of large meals. We ordered the Manuel Special, a huge burrito filled with pork and topped with, you guessed it, more pork! Usually, with large portioned food, quality is

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I went here with two friends that can put away their fair share of large meals. We ordered the Manuel Special, a huge burrito filled with pork and topped with, you guessed it, more pork! Usually, with large portioned food, quality is

Pros: Great burrito, cosy restaurant feel

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This is by far my favorite place to eat Mexican food at on the west coast; at least, my favorite place north of the border.

For starters, I'd k1ll for their guacamole recipe. El Tepeyac is the only place I have ever been that had better

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This is by far my favorite place to eat Mexican food at on the west coast; at least, my favorite place north of the border.

For starters, I'd k1ll for their guacamole recipe. El Tepeyac is the only place I have ever been that had better

Pros: love the salsa, the gucamole, the red guisada on the enchila

Cons: Waiting outside for a spot to open is almost guaranteed

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I first tasted the manuel special in the 1980's I did'nt live in East L.A. than and for all these years, about a year ago I ended up moving to El Sereno which is not far from El Tepeyac, my first visit back was beatiful me and my Son dove

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I first tasted the manuel special in the 1980's I did'nt live in East L.A. than and for all these years, about a year ago I ended up moving to El Sereno which is not far from El Tepeyac, my first visit back was beatiful me and my Son dove

Pros: burrito supremo best in Alll of Los Angeles

Cons: Be prepared to wait alway busy

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Been going to El Tepeyac on and off for over 20 years....\r
Took my wife and the family-in-law for sinday breakfast, they loved it, the live musica was an extra touch of Manny.....\r
Fam bam already plan a next visit..\r
p.s. manny

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Been going to El Tepeyac on and off for over 20 years....\r
Took my wife and the family-in-law for sinday breakfast, they loved it, the live musica was an extra touch of Manny.....\r
Fam bam already plan a next visit..\r
p.s. manny

Pros: Still the same taste, same friendly atmosphere.

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Lived around the corner from this place 30 some years ago, started going way back then when people lined up outside and around the block. It's a small place. Was always packed after church on Sunday. They have the best hollenbeck burritos, the most humongous burritos served. Of course they serve up menudo and a range of Mexican dishes. We still make it a point to stop there after a Dodger game for burritos.

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Lived around the corner from this place 30 some years ago, started going way back then when people lined up outside and around the block. It's a small place. Was always packed after church on Sunday. They have the best hollenbeck burritos, the most humongous burritos served. Of course they serve up menudo and a range of Mexican dishes. We still make it a point to stop there after a Dodger game for burritos.

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I have been eating here for what seems decades, maybe because it been decades. Every dish served is excellently prepared and served. They are famous for the burritos but all should try their other dishes to really appreciate this wonderful

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I have been eating here for what seems decades, maybe because it been decades. Every dish served is excellently prepared and served. They are famous for the burritos but all should try their other dishes to really appreciate this wonderful

Pros: Great Food

Cons: There are no cons here

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I have been visiting El Tepeyac since before I was born! How is that possible? My mother frequented here whilst I was en utero! \r
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I live in San Diego now but let me tell you...every chance I get I am all over it.\r
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I recently

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I have been visiting El Tepeyac since before I was born! How is that possible? My mother frequented here whilst I was en utero! \r
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I live in San Diego now but let me tell you...every chance I get I am all over it.\r
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I recently

Pros: Manuels Special IS all that!

Cons: Long drive...but sooo worth it from San Diego!

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I went there based on the reviews I read. The burrito was large but nothing spectacular to me. I didn't find the ingredients all that great and have had better. None the less, it was still good as I ate the whole thing. It might be worth

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I went there based on the reviews I read. The burrito was large but nothing spectacular to me. I didn't find the ingredients all that great and have had better. None the less, it was still good as I ate the whole thing. It might be worth

Pros: Filling burrito

Cons: If you don't live close to it, not worth driving there.

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El Tepeyac is the best authentic Mexican food around. We travel 40 miles to go there a few times a year. The neighborhood is a little scary but the food is completely worth it. Try the pork, chicken or beef burrito they are the best! All the food comes in huge portions and the prices are great too.

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El Tepeyac is the best authentic Mexican food around. We travel 40 miles to go there a few times a year. The neighborhood is a little scary but the food is completely worth it. Try the pork, chicken or beef burrito they are the best! All the food comes in huge portions and the prices are great too.

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love this place!! have been going there since I was 12 yrs old. over 24 years a customer!!1 there machaca burritos are awesome... if you like meat this is the place to go. if you're a vegetarian I suggested eating at some tofu food

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love this place!! have been going there since I was 12 yrs old. over 24 years a customer!!1 there machaca burritos are awesome... if you like meat this is the place to go. if you're a vegetarian I suggested eating at some tofu food

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Nonesense? NOT. That burrito can't be put away even by the largest of men. If you think this is nonsense, go there and try one. If you can finish it all, send me the bill and I will reimburse you.

Don't summarily dismiss what people have to say about this food item until you have been there and eaten it. Then, and only then, are you able and qualified to comment on whether what ANYONE has to say about this humongous Smithsonian-esque masterpiece is indeed nonsense.

You must be a Bruin. Only illiterate idiots don't collect all of the facts before spouting off at the mouth. A salient Bruin trait.

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Nonesense? NOT. That burrito can't be put away even by the largest of men. If you think this is nonsense, go there and try one. If you can finish it all, send me the bill and I will reimburse you.

Don't summarily dismiss what people have to say about this food item until you have been there and eaten it. Then, and only then, are you able and qualified to comment on whether what ANYONE has to say about this humongous Smithsonian-esque masterpiece is indeed nonsense.

You must be a Bruin. Only illiterate idiots don't collect all of the facts before spouting off at the mouth. A salient Bruin trait.

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That's right I said it, and I'm not even Mexican. \r
But I love Mexican food, and I'm very particular about it.. I found El Tepeyac and Manny, 44 years ago when I first attended Cal State University at Los Angeles. I think that even

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That's right I said it, and I'm not even Mexican. \r
But I love Mexican food, and I'm very particular about it.. I found El Tepeyac and Manny, 44 years ago when I first attended Cal State University at Los Angeles. I think that even

Pros: Consistent high quality food and outstanding taste and service

Cons: It's too far away from my home for my liking

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Wanted to try this place after reading about it-as "hole in the walls" are often good! The veggie burrito in front of me "immediatly " (wierd) -no preparation time?? Food was cold-warm--not hot. The cheese on top just 1/2 melted, & NO

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Wanted to try this place after reading about it-as "hole in the walls" are often good! The veggie burrito in front of me "immediatly " (wierd) -no preparation time?? Food was cold-warm--not hot. The cheese on top just 1/2 melted, & NO

Pros: Bustling p;ace

Cons: Bad Cold Food, No Spice or Taste (for Mexican food?), Stale old Chips, Bad Service

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Ok so maybe I am a bit predjudiced but there are no better mexican places then LosAngeles and this is one of them(besides King Taco) I have been going here since I was in my mom's tummy and it is the best. Not that bland stuff everywhere

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Ok so maybe I am a bit predjudiced but there are no better mexican places then LosAngeles and this is one of them(besides King Taco) I have been going here since I was in my mom's tummy and it is the best. Not that bland stuff everywhere

Pros: Best Mexican Food, nice people, feels like family

Cons: parking, wait time

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I have been eating at El Tepeyac for over 40 years. It is the best Mexican restaurant in the city -- huge and delicious buritos, incredible taquitos with a mountain of gucamole, and the best huevos ranchos. Also, Many, the owner, is the

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I have been eating at El Tepeyac for over 40 years. It is the best Mexican restaurant in the city -- huge and delicious buritos, incredible taquitos with a mountain of gucamole, and the best huevos ranchos. Also, Many, the owner, is the

Pros: Food and service

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Food: is awesome, lots of it, 1 dish can really be shared. The Machaca is the best, be prepared for some serious food coma. \r
location: Its is a really really humble area of boyle hieghts, keep in mind the place is a LA landmark, so you

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Food: is awesome, lots of it, 1 dish can really be shared. The Machaca is the best, be prepared for some serious food coma. \r
location: Its is a really really humble area of boyle hieghts, keep in mind the place is a LA landmark, so you

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This is the Eastside, so snobby Westsiders beware!\r
Great burritos and chips/salsa. The wait staff are nice and friendly.\r
Lot for parking-safe area (unless your a big chicken)\r
Will go back again and again

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This is the Eastside, so snobby Westsiders beware!\r
Great burritos and chips/salsa. The wait staff are nice and friendly.\r
Lot for parking-safe area (unless your a big chicken)\r
Will go back again and again

Pros: good food, friendly staff, parking, affordable

Cons: notta

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The Tepeyac is a great real authentic mexican food you want to dine in. I went with my friends and order a big burrito that runs about $10.00 This burrito is bigger than your head. you need about 3 or 4 people to eat this. They have other good mexican food of your choice, but that burrito you must Try.

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The Tepeyac is a great real authentic mexican food you want to dine in. I went with my friends and order a big burrito that runs about $10.00 This burrito is bigger than your head. you need about 3 or 4 people to eat this. They have other good mexican food of your choice, but that burrito you must Try.

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The food at this location is better then the on in Montery Park. Wish I could eat this every week. Pleaty of food for the money.

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The food at this location is better then the on in Montery Park. Wish I could eat this every week. Pleaty of food for the money.

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The burritos are excellent! The Manny special is amazing. The Hollenbeck is also very good. They are huge and much to much for just one person. Bring a friend to share.

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The burritos are excellent! The Manny special is amazing. The Hollenbeck is also very good. They are huge and much to much for just one person. Bring a friend to share.

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Although we never felt safe going into this area, my dad took us here when I was a kid all of the time. The food was a steal! Great fresh cooked meals and a great price. The burritos would be enough for 2 to 3 peopel to eat off of. The patio are a is small an dinside is tight, but it was worth the wait.

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Although we never felt safe going into this area, my dad took us here when I was a kid all of the time. The food was a steal! Great fresh cooked meals and a great price. The burritos would be enough for 2 to 3 peopel to eat off of. The patio are a is small an dinside is tight, but it was worth the wait.

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El Teyepac is far from my home on the Westside but worth the drive - and a must if I'm ever downtown or inland.\r
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It's been there forever. Crowded, busy. Long lines, moves fast. Wait-staff have been there forever. Not overly

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El Teyepac is far from my home on the Westside but worth the drive - and a must if I'm ever downtown or inland.\r
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It's been there forever. Crowded, busy. Long lines, moves fast. Wait-staff have been there forever. Not overly

Pros: Great Burritos - huge. The best chips!!! A Los Angeles classic

Cons: Long waits. Far from the westside. Sketchy areas around it

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If you're looking for Taco bell or baja Fresh Experience , then you won't like El tepeyac. This is mexican home cooking that most of us grew up with or around. The people giving bad reviews are either lying about El tepeyac or they like

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If you're looking for Taco bell or baja Fresh Experience , then you won't like El tepeyac. This is mexican home cooking that most of us grew up with or around. The people giving bad reviews are either lying about El tepeyac or they like

Pros: Great home cooking

Cons: its not the best neighborhood

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Look.......if your looking for a nice place to come and get your money's worth EL TEPEYAC is the place to go, I dont know what these other people are talking about. "oh its to expensive" or "oh the food service wasnt to great". I know one

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★★★★★

Look.......if your looking for a nice place to come and get your money's worth EL TEPEYAC is the place to go, I dont know what these other people are talking about. "oh its to expensive" or "oh the food service wasnt to great". I know one

Pros: Service, FOOD!!!, Vibe!

Cons: Parking

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I am mexican and the food here is just ok. the burritos are huge and are crammed with too much stuff to actually savor the flavors of the meat. A burrito should be a good size and able to taste everything in it, this is just saying hey

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I am mexican and the food here is just ok. the burritos are huge and are crammed with too much stuff to actually savor the flavors of the meat. A burrito should be a good size and able to taste everything in it, this is just saying hey

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I went here two different times i odered a machaca burrito and taquitos beef for my first visit, the machaca was dry and had no flavor for a $ 9 dollars burrito???. the taquito was fair but the beef had a greasy gamy taste the Guacamole

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I went here two different times i odered a machaca burrito and taquitos beef for my first visit, the machaca was dry and had no flavor for a $ 9 dollars burrito???. the taquito was fair but the beef had a greasy gamy taste the Guacamole

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The best service and food in town............... They have everything you want to feel you up[...not like the others restaurants.

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The best service and food in town............... They have everything you want to feel you up[...not like the others restaurants.

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I live about 60miles from this location, but do have a friend that lives in Los Angeles so we decide to try as I had read a review about "best burrito in L.A." on the internet. I did not have a burrito but instead had their taquitos and

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I live about 60miles from this location, but do have a friend that lives in Los Angeles so we decide to try as I had read a review about "best burrito in L.A." on the internet. I did not have a burrito but instead had their taquitos and

Pros: Great Mexican food

Cons: Wait and parking, does not take credit cards or ATM cards

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I have been going here for a long time. The food is outstanding and they give you HUGE portions. You can even share a meal. The prices are so inexpensive. The guacamole is fresh and amazing. You have to wait outside because they don't take

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★★★★★

I have been going here for a long time. The food is outstanding and they give you HUGE portions. You can even share a meal. The prices are so inexpensive. The guacamole is fresh and amazing. You have to wait outside because they don't take

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I've been to El Tepeyac twice, expecting great things from their stellar reviews. Both times I have been sorely disappointed. The burritos I got were huge, yet, but the filling was an absolutely stomach-churning mix that didn't taste

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★★★★★

I've been to El Tepeyac twice, expecting great things from their stellar reviews. Both times I have been sorely disappointed. The burritos I got were huge, yet, but the filling was an absolutely stomach-churning mix that didn't taste

Cons: Pricey, gross food, not spicy enough

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Their Hollenbeck Pork Burritos are one of a kind. My wife loves the Chicken Hollenbeck Burritos. I have tried their other burritos and they do not stand a chance. Everything else on the menu is actually not cheap either. Just come for

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Their Hollenbeck Pork Burritos are one of a kind. My wife loves the Chicken Hollenbeck Burritos. I have tried their other burritos and they do not stand a chance. Everything else on the menu is actually not cheap either. Just come for

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No, this is not authentic Mexican food. One does not come here for mole', tacos, seafood, or any of the ordinary associations. But they make by far the biggest and best burritos around. I've been coming here with my parents since I was

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★★★★★

No, this is not authentic Mexican food. One does not come here for mole', tacos, seafood, or any of the ordinary associations. But they make by far the biggest and best burritos around. I've been coming here with my parents since I was

Pros: Best burrito around!

Cons: Nothing but the heartburn.

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I grew up 2 blocks away from El Tepeyac, and it took me 21 years to get the point. The long lines always discouraged me. But now i'm addicted. Great food. Also try the hole in the wall less than a block down called CIROS. They have the

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★★★★★

I grew up 2 blocks away from El Tepeyac, and it took me 21 years to get the point. The long lines always discouraged me. But now i'm addicted. Great food. Also try the hole in the wall less than a block down called CIROS. They have the

Pros: The Manuel Special...

Cons: Long Lines...No Parking

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Try the Hollenbeck Burrito or if you are truly daring go for the Manny Special. Be prepared to wait in line though especially around lunch time.

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★★★★★

Try the Hollenbeck Burrito or if you are truly daring go for the Manny Special. Be prepared to wait in line though especially around lunch time.

Pros: Burritos

Cons: Lines

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best place for mexican food for a good deal!

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best place for mexican food for a good deal!

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Burrito lovers citywide make pilgrimages to East L.A.'s El Tepeyac, one of the city's most legendary eateries. The menu lists many Mexican standards, most of which are good, but go for the burritos---huge beyond belief and stuffed full of…

 

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