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Tacos Arabes relocated - the hunt begins

maiweezy Apr 25, 2009 09:09 AM

My beloved taco truck, Tacos Arabes, previously located on the Northwest corner of Sunset Blvd. and Logan St. in Echo Park, has disappeared! Please help me find out what the deal is; have they been shut down, or have they just moved?

This is my favorite Taco Truck in the greater Los Angeles Area. They hand press each tortilla, and on Fridays and Saturdays they serve up some delicious rotisserie al pastor. Their special taco was featured in CNN - http://www.cnn.com/2009/TRAVEL/getawa.... The stand is heads and shoulders above Taco Zone and Arizas, IMHO.

If I can't find Arabes' new location I will have to trek my booty out to Wilshire and Western to get the same A+ taco quality. Help!

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  1. Servorg RE: maiweezy Apr 25, 2009 09:26 AM

    estone888 had previously reported a Tacos Arabes truck on Olympic east of Soto if that helps.

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    1. re: Servorg
      maiweezy RE: Servorg Apr 25, 2009 12:36 PM

      it does! thank you :D

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      Burger Boy RE: maiweezy Apr 25, 2009 10:16 AM

      What is at Wilshire & Western? Come on, no secrets?

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      1. re: Burger Boy
        maiweezy RE: Burger Boy Apr 25, 2009 12:35 PM

        correction: that taco truck I was referring to is on Wilshire and Vermont. The truck is called A.L.J Catering Food and has a neon ticker sign on the back.

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        MoreMolecules RE: maiweezy Apr 25, 2009 11:50 PM

        this is incredibly troubling news. does this mean arabes felt defeated by arizas and thought they needed to retreat? very, very troubling.

        does anyone have a photograph of the tacos arabes truck? pretty sure they had their phone number on there.

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          RacerX RE: MoreMolecules Apr 26, 2009 12:36 AM

          See if this works...

          Let us know what you find out!

          1. re: MoreMolecules
            maiweezy RE: MoreMolecules Apr 27, 2009 02:35 PM

            unfortunately i never took a picture of the truck :(

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              maiweezy RE: maiweezy Apr 27, 2009 02:39 PM

              oh snap! found the phone number online. having my spanish-speaking friend call and will report back shortly.

              Tacos Arabes
              Wednesday-Monday: 6:30pm-11:00pm
              Tuesdays: Closed
              (323) 582-2640

              source: http://www.cheapsters.org/?p=183

              1. re: maiweezy
                MoreMolecules RE: maiweezy Apr 27, 2009 10:03 PM

                props. let us know what's up when you can!

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                  maiweezy RE: MoreMolecules May 1, 2009 02:17 PM

                  wrong number on the truck :(
                  we called and the guy answering had no idea what we were talking about.

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            maiweezy RE: maiweezy Dec 8, 2009 09:12 AM

            Update from the Daily Taco!

            "A reader informs me that the truck many refer to as Tacos Arabe has been serving the students at Sci-Arc(Southern California Institute of Architecture)parking lot on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. "

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