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Sep 30, 2007 12:40 PM

Taqueria Chihuahua reopened in SM!!!

Oh happy day! My favorite crispy taco in all of LA for the last couple decades, has a new location and is again open (the one that opened in Culver City last year is owned by the brother, who revamped the menu and made it more limited, this is the original owner).

It's on 1909 Lincoln, east side of the street, at Pico. Parking in the back! Same phone number as before (which I never forgot) 310 828 5003.

Am about to bite into my much-missed beef taco and some of their AMAZING guacamole. I'm so thrilled!

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  1. Yes!! We saw them, ironically, right after yoga! :) Sadly the one in Culver City seems to be shuttered, after a few bad reviews, it never seemed to recover.


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    1. re: Dommy

      Yum, and it was as good as I remember. Also, their salsa is divine - very spicy, lots of layers, a certain sweetness to it, too.

    2. bump to add:

      Went again today! Everything is so great, I like it so much better than Tacos Por Favor. There are a few tables (enough seating for about 30 people, total), a big, brand new counter, easy parking...

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      1. re: yogachik

        Shoot, I missed this one for my trip out. It was right by my hotel too :(.

      2. Tell us more. What kind of meat, what toppings etc... Thanks

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        1. re: LuluTheMagnificent

          Crunchy beef tacos are shredded beef, great flavor. Topped with a homemade salsa, a little melted cheese, fresh lettuce.

          They make their own chips, oh how I missed them.

          Enchiladas - I like them better here than Tacos Por Favor, personally. I like the sauces at Chihuahua better, and everything seems less greasy.

        2. Any reports on the burritos? Specifically, how do they compare with Tacos Por Favor?

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          1. re: a_and_w

            We saw TC for the first time on Sunday as we dined al fresco on chiliburgers across the street.
            I'm looking forward to trying the crunchy tacos this week.

          2. Yogachik: Thanks for your report on TC; a great neighborhood addition. Perhaps you could explain the menu for those interested. I went yesterday and ordered tacos assuming they were the crunchy kind (carne asada, carnita and fish). They were delicious, but not crunchy. Do you have to ask for "crunchy"?

            Also enjoyed their sopes. And the prices. Certainly cheaper than Tacos Por Favor.

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            1. re: Ogawak

              "Do you have to ask for "crunchy"?

              See if they offer tacos dorado on their menu. Those would be the crispy (fried) shell ones.

              1. re: Servorg

                i have thier menu in front of me and Dorado is exactly right. The offer beef, chicken, or potato.

                1. re: Servorg

                  Thanks, I did see "dorado" on the menu.