El Cholo Spanish Cafe LA

El Cholo “Cafe”


Address: 1121 S Western Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90006
Phone: (323) 734-2773

Mexican restaurant that’s been open since the 1920s

King Taco on Pico

King Taco


Address: 2020 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90006
Phone: (213) 384-8115

Mexican restaurant just east of Koreatown proper in the Pico-Union district.

Known for hosting the world’s most famous pedophile in May 2019.

Oaxacan restaurant LA

Sabores Oaxaqueños


Address: 3337 W 8th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90005
Phone: (213) 427-3508

Mexican restaurant devoted to the regional cuisine of Oaxaca.

El Flamin Taco

El Flamin’ Taco


Address: 5th & Vermont, Los Angeles, CA 90020

Taco truck on Vermont Avenue

At other locations, such as Los Feliz, on other days

NEW phone number for orders: (213) 414-9398

El Jalapeño


Address: 854 S Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90005
Phone: (213) 365-0048

Rebranded from “Tacos” to “Charbroiled Chicken”

Mi Ranchito Veracruz Melrose Avenue North Koreatown LA

Mi Ranchito Veracruz


Address: 5200 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038
Phone: (323) 645-7364

Authentic Mexican cuisine in North Koreatown

El Farolito


Address: 2737 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90006
Phone: (323) 731-4329

“The Small Lantern”

Mexican sports bar Koreatown Los Angeles

El Zarape


Address: 4170 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90004
Phone: (213) 302-2557

Mexican restaurant + sports bar