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Jul 5, 2006 03:10 PM

Where is Los Cotijas in Tustin?

Okay, I've looked for this taco shop twice already -- along first street, doubled back, went to the VONS shopping center, the Whole Foods area, checked the row of restaurants on First, went all the way down past El Camino Real...where the heck is it?

I have the address:

Los Cotijas Taco Shop
(714) 832-7681
642 E 1st St
Tustin, CA 92780

But for some reason, the shop is either invisible to me or Google Maps is wrong.

Can anyone give me landmarks to look for?

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  1. Elmo,

    You were SO close! Its a small place so I can see how it is easy to miss. Its on the corner of 1st and Newport, in Larwin Square. The shopping center also has a Kragen, Rite Aid, and I believe a Big 5. Its located next to the donut shop in the row of shops where the Rite-Aid and that Pineapple Grill bar is. If you drive towards the corner where Kragen is you'll see it.

    Good Luck! It will be worth it when you bite into those delicious fish (or shredded beef) tacos.

    1. Thank you! I knew it was someplace around there. Believe it or not, I actually drove my car by the Kragen, noting to myself (hey there's a Kragen here, must remember that). Then I turned left towards the Hallmark and then out towards Newport, all the while surveying all the shops in that plaza to see if I saw "cotijas" written on the signs....I must have missed it.