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What is Tacos Villa in Corona?

Spiff Mar 21, 2007 08:40 AM

Just curious...a car near my house in Pasadena has an "I Heart Tacos Villa Corona" bumper sticker...

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    silverlakebodhisattva RE: Spiff Mar 21, 2007 09:04 AM

    I'm guessing that it's not " ' Taco Villa' in Corona", but "Tacos Villa Corona"
    (or as it's apparently known to the Chow-Pup and others in the 'hood: "Tacos Villa Corona, DUUUDE!" (think Sean Penn in "Ridgemont High"). ) It's a taco stand in Atwater Village. Short hours, limited menu, no place to sit inside, low prices tasty food.
    What's not to love?

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    1. re: silverlakebodhisattva
      girlheartsfood RE: silverlakebodhisattva Mar 21, 2007 11:41 AM

      Actually, Tacos Villa Corona is in Atwater, on Glendale Blvd. they are a teeny tiny taco stand that is owner operated and only open for lunch. They have a super basic menu, and their burritos are to die for. 3815 Glendale Blvd, 90039. Near Kaldi and Cafe Baracoa. If you are in the mood for some Carne Asada, I say go for it!

      1. re: girlheartsfood
        sel RE: girlheartsfood Mar 21, 2007 11:49 AM

        It's been quite a while since I stopped there but I recall some really good Potato Tacos! Not something that you find very often in L.A.

        1. re: sel
          Sugar Jones RE: sel Mar 21, 2007 11:54 AM

          Villa Corona Potato and Egg Burrito! I would drive across town in rush hour for one of those!

      2. re: silverlakebodhisattva
        Spiff RE: silverlakebodhisattva Mar 21, 2007 12:28 PM

        Thanks guys...the way the bumper sticker is layed-out, it looks like a restaurant in Corona. Being that we live close, I'll have to give it a try!

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          emceenuggets RE: Spiff Mar 21, 2007 12:35 PM

          While the breakfast burrito is the best in the area and is my favorite pre-saturday morning errand-run indulgence; two other standouts are the steak torta and the chicken quesadilla, which is nicely spiced.... The prices are super-low btw....

          1. re: emceenuggets
            girlheartsfood RE: emceenuggets Mar 21, 2007 01:39 PM

            totally low prices. my fave is the asada potato quesoand spinach burrito. their hot sauce is to spicy for me, but that isn't sayin much. enjoy!

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        revets2 RE: Spiff Apr 10, 2007 04:20 AM

        while some are emphasizing the affordability of TVC, the bottom line is these gals do a killer taco. slow food, though. don't go in a hurry. wait for greatness. agree with sel...potato and especially potato with egg...really good.

        sat next to the drummer from ani de franco last time i was there.

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