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Oct 18, 2013 11:48 PM

Best Mexican - Ready, Set, Go!

Okay, awesome seriously food loving girlfriends coming into town and want Mexican. Yep, trucks rule, but if you wanted to sit down and eat awesome Mexican in LA (with appropriate beverages) and wow someone with our Chicano/a awesomeness, where would you go?

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  1. Rocio's Mole de los Dioses if you guys are into mole. Babita's would be nice as a fancier date night option (a bit pricy). Guisado's has a wide range of tacos but honestly I think their aguas frescas steal the show...their cantaloupe juice is amazing.

    1. La Serenata de Garibaldi. The original place on the eastside, not the Santa Monica knockoff. Ate there years ago and it was awesome. Especially loved watching the tortillas being patted out by a couple abuelitas. Only problem was rowdy gringos treating it like a dive bar. According to Yelp it's still good.

      1. Preparados, listos, ¬°ya!

        Take them to Cacao Mexicatessen and don't skip Guisados either, as recommended already by Xan7hos above (neither one a truck)

        1. What part of LA are you going to be at and how far are you chowitas willing to drive (i.e., sit in traffic)?

          1. Hey Granadafan - I am in Pasadena, but my friends will be in Santa Monica, so virtually the entirety of LA city proper/Burbank/Glendale/Pasadena is fair game.