The Best Guacamole in Los Angeles

Guacamole en molcajete at Rosa Mexicano
Guacamole en molcajete | Photo courtesy of Rosa Mexicano

Guacamole originated centuries ago during the Aztec Empire, when people first called this creation ahuacamolli, named for the Nahuatl words ahuacatl (avocado) and mulli (sauce). The first written record of this glorious avocado dip, which is traditionally crafted in a molcajete, was in 1518 in Europe. Incredibly, the core recipe has stayed pretty similar for the past 500 years, with tomatoes, onions, chiles and cilantro often still forming the backbone, though now you may find flourishes like lobster, bacon and fruit. Learn about 11 of our favorite places to enjoy guacamole in L.A. County.

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445 S. Figueroa St.
90071 Los Angeles , CA
6627 Hollywood Blvd
90028 Los Angeles , CA
7360 Beverly Bl.
90036 Los Angeles , CA
118 W 4th Street
90013 Los Angeles , CA
5850 S Eastern Ave
90040 Commerce , CA
3650 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
90008 Los Angeles , CA
401 S. Grand Ave.
90071 Los Angeles , CA
10717 Riverside Dr.
91602 Toluca Lake , CA
800 W. Olympic Blvd.
90015 Los Angeles , CA