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Good local joints in/near West Covina

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Piggyinthemiddle May 18, 2008 12:51 PM

My husband and I will be in the West Covina/Covina area for two weeks in late June visiting my elderly mother and staying in the Radisson WC (Formerly the Embassy Suites). The latter has fridges and microwave ovens that allow reheating. Can local chowhounds help with decent takeaways and/or hole-in-the-wall restaurants that could make our evenings less BJs, Islands and El Torritos, and more ethnic/interesting?
I'm familiar with Krau Thai, Hayakawa, Dino's Burgers (for the chicken), Petrillo's for pizza (right?) and the family-run Mexican on Citrus in Old Town Covina. Anything else nearby - say, within a ten-mile radius? We love ALL cuisines! Thanks for any help.

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    ValleyGal May 18, 2008 03:11 PM

    Juanita's Mexican Food on Indian Hill in Claremont, just south of I-10 on the west side of Indian Hill near the Carl's Jr. and the In' n' Out.

    It's a taco stand (seats are only two outdoor tables) but also a local and somewhat national legend due to Claremont College students/ alums, who crave Juanita's no matter where they currently reside.

    UMMMM, UMMMM GOOD. It's la mas fina.

    The hours are very limited.

    I would suggest the shredded beef tacos and the bean and cheese burritos. The hot sauce is spectacular.

    I think that this is the contact info:

    1735 Indian Hill Blvd, Pomona, CA
    Tel: (909) 624-1272

    1. Servorg May 18, 2008 01:28 PM

      Ohana-Hou Hawaiian Grill
      1230 Lakes Dr
      West Covina, CA 91790
      (626) 919-2061

      Salo-Salo Grill
      2530 East Amar Rd.
      West Covina 91792
      626 964 4095

      Hungry Al's BBQ
      116 N Vincent Ave.
      W Covina 91790-2205
      626 967 6998

      Lisa's Coffee Shop
      1530 W. San Bernadino Rd.
      Covina 91722
      626 339 2014

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