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Jul 11, 2006 08:32 PM

Tito's Tacos -- What up with this place?

what's the deal with Tito's Tacos? what is the thing to order there and how can one avoid the lines? i see people lining up 20 minutes before they open (we go to markie d's for bitchin' good cheesesteaks).

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  1. they are known for their grease laden tacos. not quite sure what the hype is about though. are their tacos decent, sure they are; but are they fantastic.....not even close.

    1. Think of Tito's as a rite of passage and later a memory refreshed. 40 years ago, when I was in high school in WLA, we would stop by there on the way to or from the beach, or whenever we wanted a cheap meal. Every few years I go back, with or without my post-college children, to sample a taste of my youth.

      And yes, by my present standards of a good taco, they would get no consideration.

      1. Plain and simple, comfort food...


        1. Taco Bell with nostalgia.

          1. Dommy is probably right -- comfort food. I went there TWICE. Again because I thought perhaps I had missed something or arrived on a bad day. No. The food was the same.