HOME > Chowhound > Los Angeles Area >

Taco Caterer in Los Angeles

b
Bellairs Jul 9, 2012 04:15 PM

I am looking for a caterer to come to my home on saturday night and do tacos for 40 people. My usual guy Fernando is busy. does any one have a recommendation? the threads already up seem a little old. thanks

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
  1. n
    ns1 RE: Bellairs Jul 9, 2012 04:32 PM

    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/395119

    pretty sure at least a few of these guys are still in biz, esp. lety's

    1 Reply
    1. re: ns1
      j
      Jack Flash RE: ns1 Jul 9, 2012 11:09 PM

      Lety's is doing a party for us in a couple of weeks. We used them a year ago and were pleased. We looked into another one (recommended here); I think called Exquisito Tacos, or something like that, but their minimum # was more than we expect for our party.

    2. Servorg RE: Bellairs Jul 9, 2012 04:34 PM

      Generally good posts here for http://letyscatering.com/home over the last couple of years

      1. Local RE: Bellairs Jul 9, 2012 05:31 PM

        Velinda's Taco Girl
        Velinda Ravega...she's catered a few blues events I've been to...good stuff and she does a Thai taco that gets raves.
        Contact Info.
        (562) 760-8037
        also on Facebook.
        tacogirl-v@hotmail.com

        1. j
          jdwdeville RE: Bellairs Jul 9, 2012 05:41 PM

          I had La Isla Bonita (the truck usually on Rose ave at 4th St in Venice) cater my wedding. Don't laugh, it was awesome! They specialize in seafood, so shrimp tacos and ceviche tostadas were the hits, but they also have excellent Al Pastor. They do cater- not sure of the price. Was +/- $700 for 80+ people and the food is incredible... you have to go talk to them to book, though.

          1. f
            fledflew RE: Bellairs Jul 9, 2012 11:18 PM

            I attended a wedidng a few months ago at a mansion in Malibu that had a huge bbq rig, but was supplemented by the Border Grill truck. Good stuff. Not sure if a truck is what you're looking for, but might fit the bill.

            1. b
              Bellairs RE: Bellairs Jul 10, 2012 11:49 AM

              thanks for all the recommends i picked one called http://taquizalafiesta.blogspot.com/p... their min was 50 people but they charged less than a lot of others did for 40 people.

              curious about lety's nowadays let em knwo how that turns out

              1. j
                jgilbert1000 RE: Bellairs Jul 10, 2012 03:31 PM

                Who is your usual guy, Fernando?

                Show Hidden Posts