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tip on where to buy fresh tortillas? ....live on westside. grilling fajitas, guac, fresh pico, etc, but tortillas i've tried to make myself suck........ fresh tortillas key in trying to sell my thai mother-in-law on the virtues of tex-mex. some ok. grocery options (i miss central market in texas), but willing to go the extra mile if you've got the right spot

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  1. Check out Superior Grocers.
    They make their tortillas fresh on the premises. They also make fresh salsas.

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      1. re: monku

        They also turn them into fresh tortilla chips!

      2. Gallegos Bros. on Venice has some special tortillas they sell, machine made but to their specifications. I usually fry them but if someone knows how to reheat them. There is also La Azteca Tortillaria on Caesar Chavez.

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        Gallegos Mexican Deli
        12470 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066

        La Azteca Tortilleria
        4538 E Cesar E Chavez Ave, Los Angeles, CA

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        1. re: Burger Boy

          gallegos close enough....... tamales there worth a shot as well?

        2. Los Cinco Puntos
          3300 E Cesar E Chavez Ave
          Los Angeles, CA 90063
          (323) 261-4084

          Not only can you pick-up some dynamite fresh-made (while you watch) tortillas – thicker than most with a delightful texture and flavor, you can get anything and everything you need to fill ‘em. On the other hand, do as I do and get them already filled. A real gem of a market/take-out. Worth the drive to ELA.

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          Cinco Puntos
          3300 E Cesar E Chavez Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90063

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          1. re: degustateur

            Definitely Cinco Puntos if you're willing to go the extra miles!

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            Cinco Puntos
            3300 E Cesar E Chavez Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90063

            1. re: monku

              fantastic... think i'll make that trip saturday. if i can wait that long

              1. re: pcs

                Difference is they're hand made not machine made and definitely better served the day you buy them.

                1. re: pcs

                  I think La Azteca has better corn tortillas and they have great flour tortillas all hand made!

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                  La Azteca Tortilleria
                  4538 E Cesar E Chavez Ave, Los Angeles, CA

            2. I absolutely love the hand made corn tortillas at La Cabana in Venice(Rose nr Lincoln). thick and almost sweet...

              1. My fave on the westside are taco size from Top Value Market in Mar Vista...

                --Dommy!

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                1. re: Dommy

                  Second Dommy's rec for Top Valu Market:

                  Top Valu Market
                  4700 Inglewood Blvd (South of Culver Blvd)
                  Culver City 90230
                  (310) 390-9630

                  http://www.kvmart.com

                  1. re: Dommy

                    3rd! and if you care to try other things, they also make their own sopes and huraches.