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We're looking for a taco caterer to come to our house to grill up great tasting tacos. And we'd like their set-up and equipment to look nice and shiny. Suggestions please!! Our party is very soon.

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  1. Usually authentic taco caterers, if they are busy taqueros, equipment will be well worn in. Most of the time the equipment is not stainless. Stainless steel equipment costs a lot more than regular. If you want really good food do not worry about the looks of the equipment. Try their food first and see what you like.

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    1. re: Burger Boy

      I'm good with that - can you recommend any - some that i've called don't seem to do a tasting. thx!

      1. re: mbissa

        Some taqiueros also have trucks and you can check them out. Never heard of a taqiueros doing a tasting. Here are the people I have used and am very happy with.

        Jose Valdez
        “Las Costas de Guerrero”
        Taco Catering Services

        (626) 665 - 6008

      2. re: Burger Boy

        El Tapatio in Woodland Hills. We've used them multiple times and they are always awesome. Here's the website, ask for Renato. http://eltapatio-1.com/. They will drive most anywhere, we are in the S Bay. Everything is included; rice, beans, chips, salsa, guar, etc. Get extra Pastor, it's out of this world.

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        1. I recommend Mexicali Taco & Co, (323) 274-8907. I know that they do catering. The best tacos in Los Angeles, super clean people, setup and equipment. You might want to read their Yelp reviews.

          I can't remember their first names, but this is their number. (323) 274-8907.


          1. There is a great taco table that sets up across from Tony's bar in the industrial district of downtown that does catering. I used them for a party of about 35 people and they were great -- on time. delicious food, fresh-tasting salsas. All the guests were raving about how good they were.

            I don't know that they will do a "tasting" for you, but you can just go to the stand and try their tacos for $1 each.

            Their set-up is not "shiny," but nobody seemed put off by the look of it when they were shoving al pastor down their faces.

            I have the contact info somewhere if you are interested. Otherwise just go to the stand and talk to them -- they are set up every night. They speak English.