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Is Campos still in business?

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Discerning Tastes Aug 19, 2008 08:13 AM

When I lived in LA 20-25 years ago I used to love Campos burritos. There beans were just sooo delicious. . .as everything else they prepared. I will be arriving in LA soon again to visit. Are they still in business and/or is there somewhere else that can compare to that bean burrito that lingers in my memory? Thanks in advance.

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    Burger Boy RE: Discerning Tastes Aug 19, 2008 08:23 AM

    Campos is still going strong on the west side of LA, I believe all their locations are west of LaCienega.

    1. Chowpatty RE: Discerning Tastes Aug 19, 2008 08:46 AM

      They're definitely in business but some of the satellite locations can really vary in quality and cleanliness. I recommend going to the original at Pico and 20th, which has the original turkey tacos and the burritos taste the same as ever.

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        scabbardgirl RE: Chowpatty Aug 19, 2008 11:16 AM

        Oh man, Campos. Major memories there. For awhile, when I was going to UCLA, I shared an apt. with some friends around Pico and Cloverfield. Campos was a frequent dinner spot, along with El Indio, up the street. My mouth still waters when I think about the turkey tacos and bean, cheese, lettuce and avocado burritos. I'm going to be in L.A. for a day next month, on the Westside, and I'm totally looking forward to "fine dining" at Campos!

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          Debbie W RE: scabbardgirl Aug 19, 2008 02:13 PM

          Yes, it's still the same. I've been eating at the original location, 20th & Pico, since 1973, back when it was called Las Palmas. The turkey tacos and the bean, cheese, lettuce and avocado burritos are definitely the items to get. There was an 11-year period where I lived in Berkeley, and every trip home to visit the family, my first stop would be Campos.

      2. gaylenwaydelich RE: Discerning Tastes Aug 19, 2008 11:37 AM

        Drove by the location on Jefferson and Centinela yesterday - still open.

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