Mexicali Cocina & Cantina

12161 Ventura Blvd
Studio City, 91604-2515 CA

A popular margarita emporium, especially with local yuppies, most of your familiar gringo-Mex specialties materialize here. The kitchen doesn’t miss a beat; everything from ceviche to a turkey cheeseburger is

Babita Mexicuisine

1823 S San Gabriel Blvd
San Gabriel, 91776-3930 CA

At Babita Mexicuisine, you will discover fantastic Southern Mexican food, including the cuisine of the Yucatan peninsula (such as a saucy broiled swordfish and a regional classic known as cochinita

El Tepeyac Cafe

812 N. Evergreen Ave
East Los Angeles, 90033 CA

Break out the knife and fork for the colossal burritos at this Mexican joint. Flour tortillas come stretched to capacity—packed with stewed meats, veggies, rice, beans and all the usual

El Coyote Café

7312 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, 90036-2535 CA

Don’t leave LA without trying a margarita at this landmark Mexican-American spot, family owned since 1931. There is always a friendly crowd on the patio enjoying the nachos and salsa.

El Cholo Cafe Pasadena

260 E Colorado Blvd., Suite 203
Pasadena, 91101 CA

Family recipes and traditions have made this local chain an institution since 1923. Years printed beside each item show how the menu has evolved through the decades -- from Joe's

La Huasteca

3150 E Imperial Hwy
Lynwood, 90262-3223 CA

Elaborate murals line the walls of the dining room and set the tone for an upscale Mexican feast. The menu is largely influenced by recipes from the Puebla and Oaxacan

Mexico City

2121 Hillhurst Ave.
Los Angeles, 90027-2003 CA

From the outside of this little restaurant, few people would guess it’s packed to the brim most nights. Best known for its boisterous scene, Mexico City makes a better party
Pancho's Restaurant

Pancho's Restaurant

3615 Highland Ave.
Manhattan Beach, 90266-3262 CA

As the oldest Mexican food restaurant in the South Bay, Panchos serves up a serious portion of history and ambiance with every plate of excellent Mexican food. Since the 1920’s,

Kayndaves - Pacific Palisades

15246 W Sunset Blvd
Pacific Palisades, 90272-3611 CA

NOTE - Restaurant is currently closed due to renovations. Vegetarian friendly sauces and no-lard recipes set this cozy cantina apart from other Mexican restaurants. Since 1991, this popular minichain has

Guelaguetza Restaurant

3014 W Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, 90006-2516 CA

Guelaguetza Restaurant offers only the most authentic and regional Mexican (Oaxacan) cuisine in Southern California. The award winning moles come highly recommended. Enjoy live entertainment every night in a family-friendly