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North Hollywood Tacos

PD Girl Mar 24, 2010 08:11 PM

I will be in in North Hollywood for lunch on Friday and I am looking for some great tacos or similar. I remember some posts awhile back about where to go, but I could not find them in the search function. Please help me find some authentic yummy food for lunch.

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    Jwsel Mar 24, 2010 08:19 PM

    My favorites are from the two North Hollywood El Taco Llama taco stands. The one on Sherman Way, east of Lankershim, has indoor seating and a wider selection of salsas. The one on Magnolia, east of Cahuenga, is a stand next to a car wash.

    I love the asada and birria (made with lamb) tacos, with their fantastic smokey red salsa. Also, I've had great tostadas de ceviche there for about $3.00 each.

    Not all El Taco Llamas are owned by the same people, so those are the only two I recommend.

    El Taco Llama
    10501 Magnolia Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601

    El Taco Llama
    11511 Sherman Way, North Hollywood, CA 91605

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    1. re: Jwsel
      ns1 Mar 25, 2010 12:11 PM

      El Taco Llama on Magnolia is my "home" taco stand

      Their Al Pastor is god (90% of the time). I know it's hella gringo, but I absolutely love their hard shell tacos. I won't eat hardshell tacos anywhere but here. Great beans as well.

      Next up is the taco truck in front of 7-11, at the corner of vineland/victory. Great suadero, a bit greasier than El Taco Llama.

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      traumahound Mar 26, 2010 07:55 PM

      ElTaco Llama is my go to place for tacos, just down the street at the carwash...good stuff...

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