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Aug 29, 2007 06:43 PM

ground beef burrito

Who does a good ground beef burrito? Anyone?

Thank you.

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      1. re: Burger Boy

        One is On San pedro between Gage & Manchester The other is across from El Camino College Redondo Beach Blvd

        1. re: Skunk2Racer

          Sorry Jefe, you'll have go East of the 405 again for this one. In addition to the above, its flagship branch/factory outlet is on Western btwn. El Segundo and Rosecrans in northernmost Gardena. This is where your ground beef fix can easily be satiated as Ramona's practically invented the taco burrito, here known simply as the "Special Burrito." But, by all means sample the Beef and Potato, the foundation on which the Ramona's "Mexicatessen" empire was built. The Red Chili and/or Green Chili burritos are fork tender stewed chunks of shredded beef loaded with -- but not overbearingly so -- chile flavors. I get mine with rice only as the grains soak up the gravy perfectly. Mmmmmm.

          1. re: Kris P Pata

            I'm a shredded beef guy. And I'm well over my East of the 405 quota for the month, so I'll just go to the new Chihuahua or Tacos Por Favor.

        1. re: Burger Boy

          Best Burger is on Western Ave Between Jefferson & Exposition on the west side of the street

      2. Seriously, what area of town?
        In my area I like Dino's picadillo burrito.
        Searching for 'crispy taco' might get you some leads on places that use ground beef in Mexican style street food. Maybe we will get some good explanations about 'authentic' ground beef burritos. :-)

        Dino's Restaurant
        13128 Inglewood Ave, Hawthorne, CA 90250

        1. What is the place on Duarte east of Baldwin a mile or so? They do a good one, just ask for extra sauce, it tends to be dry.

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          1. re: Burger Boy

            Taco Lita
            120 E Duarte Rd
            Arcadia, CA 91006
            (626) 445-2889

          2. I'm in koreatown, but i'll drive. Where are these places. I googled Romona's and didn't see a thing. Thanks!

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            1. re: LuluTheMagnificent

              Ramonas is in a Little Strip Mall on the Corner of Crenshaw Blvd & Redondo Beach Blvd directly across from El Camino CC

              1. re: LuluTheMagnificent

                Best Burger is Closest 2 You! I'm on 5th Ave Between jefferson & Exposition.. Yet sometimes I Venture 2 Ramonas You could try 7-11 I Believe they carry the frozen version..

                1. re: Skunk2Racer

                  This is so funny, two years ago we were in Texas for the first time and my son ordered a Beef Burrito and was horrified when he bit into a tortilla full of, "hamburger meat"! As SoCal natives he had never seen anything like it outside of Taco Bell but I must say that every once in a while I long for a better than Taco Bell ground beef burrito and have never seen it on a menu around here, I look forward to trying a couple of these.

                2. re: LuluTheMagnificent

                  <doh> Oh, That Ramonas. Great call, Skunk2Racer. Their burritos are well balanced so to speak, not too big, not too much rice/beans. One of the few places that makes a chile relleno burrito. If you need an emergency fix, Smart & Final has the frozen variety.
                  Note to self, search on "tex-mex"....

                  Taco Lita
                  120 E Duarte Rd, Arcadia, CA 91006

                  16300 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance, CA 90504

                  Best Burger
                  3533 S Western Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90018

                  13633 S Western Ave, Gardena, CA 90249

                  Ramona's Mexican Food Products
                  6900 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90003

                  El Coyote Spanish Cafe
                  7312 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

                3. My husband loves the one at El Coyote