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Where to go for good Shrimp burritos/tacos in LA?

waxfondler Oct 8, 2007 08:34 PM

I was in San Diego last month and had some awesome Shrimp burritos (shrimp diabla). Since then i've been craving this. Anyone know where to go to get this in LA?

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    glutton Oct 9, 2007 04:27 PM

    I've tried the versions at La Playita, Taqueria Sanchez, Senor Fish, Taco Nazo, and Tacos Baja Ensenada. IMO, the ones at Tacos Baja Ensenada in East LA (Whittier Blvd) are the best.

    1. Skunk2Racer Oct 9, 2007 04:06 PM

      Try The Talpa on Pico i usually get the 2 shrimp enchiledas with chili verde sauce. But they do have other Camarones plates on the menu. Diablo was one.....

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        nosh Oct 9, 2007 12:03 PM

        Taqueria Sanchez is known and loved for its shrimp tacos and other shrimp dishes. It is near the borders of Culver City/Mar Vista/WLA on the west side of Centinela south of Washington north of Culver, with parking in the back. They do a wonderful job of marinating and cooking the shrimp succulent without making them rubbery. The last time I was there the shrimp tacos were about $1.65, served with chips and a good salsa bar. They also do a fine al pastor or carnitas for about $1.25 per taco. Really good place, though they close early in the evening -- expect a fast-moving line during prime lunch hours.

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          jeffrey Oct 9, 2007 10:47 AM

          I don't know if they count as shrimp diabla, but the shrimp burritos at La Serenata Gourmet are excellent. Love that sauce. Pico, just west of Westwood Blvd.

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            JeetJet Oct 8, 2007 09:08 PM

            Try the Camarones A La Diabla at El Jacal made with a Hot deep crimson sauce. This place has several very good shrimp dishes and each is made with a different sauce. I have tried them all and each is very good. They will make tacos or burritos if you wish. You should also try the asada taco made with asada and some fresh avacado slices. Oh, that goat soup....Perfect. The shrimp cocktail -- well, not that good but that's ok cinsidering they make so many other things right.

            El Jacal
            13414 Ramona Blvd
            Baldwin Park, CA 91706-3902
            (626) 813-4419
            Open 7 days, 8am to 9pm.
            Several blocks East of the 605

            1. Xericx Oct 8, 2007 08:42 PM

              I enjoy La Playita in Santa Monica on Lincoln Blvd. Divey but good!

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                paprkutr Oct 8, 2007 08:38 PM

                Senor Fish, one downtown in Little Tokyo, but much prefer the one in So. Pasadena, Mission and Grand. Not little shrimps, but bigger ones. Lots of different fish. Enjoy

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