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The Mexican Spots that Dominate Mid-Wilshire & WeHo

Our area has some of the most innovative, downright delicious Mexican fare you’ll find anywhere.  From plant based Gracias Madre to to the more traditional El Coyote, our neck of the woods does Mexican right.

Gracias Madre

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Address: 8905 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Phone: (323) 978-2170
Yelp link: (4 stars with 1800+ reviews)
Website

  • Probably our favorite restaurant in all of LA
  • New age, Michelin Star worthy Mexican – all plant based / vegan
  • Our favorites: Street corn, butternut squash quesadillas, flautas, French toast & cauliflower tacos

El Coyote Mexican Cafe

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Address: 7312 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Phone: (323) 939-2255
Yelp link: (3.5 stars with 1200+ reviews)
Website

  • Love their Guacamole
  • If you like your cheese enchiladas cheesey, this is your spot (otherwise stay away)

Loteria Grill – Fairfax

Address: 6333 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Phone: (323) 930-2211
Yelp link: (3.5 stars with 600+ reviews)
Website

  • Great choice for Mexican if you’re at the farmer’s market at the Grove

Mercado

The drop dead gorgeous DEBORAH GONZALEZ

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Address: 7910 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: (323) 944-0947
Yelp link: (4 stars with 600+ reviews)
Website

  • We love their chile relleno and street corn
  • They are really strict about their no substitution policy

El Chato Taco Truck

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Address: 5300 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90019
Phone: Not Available
Yelp link: (4.5 stars with 1000+ reviews)

With over 2,600 fans of facebook, El Chato has built a little bit of a cult-like following. Apparently, once you go El Chato you never go El Backo.

El Carmen

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Address: 8138 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: (323) 852-1552
Yelp link: (4 stars with 700+ reviews)
Website

  • We love this spot, not necessarily because of the food, but because of the overall experience
  • It’s an interesting place, kind of like a dark cave with free flowing margaritas, chips, salsa, guac and more
  • It’s a great place to drink, especially day drink, because you won’t even realize the suns still out

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