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Aug 18, 2014 04:42 PM

Tacos Leo's now on the eastside!!!

the famed Tacos Leo's truck on La Brea and Venice have recently set up shop on the corner of Glendale and Temple on the edge of Echo Park. It's not a truck but rather just a stand w/ the al pastor trompo and some flat top grills. Looks like they have the trompo out every night unlike the original location, which I believe only has it on weekend nights (I could be wrong).

Price is the same at $1/taco and the same salsa bar is offered. Tastes exactly the same.

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  1. Saw that on Garret Snyder's instagram feed a week or two ago. Didn't think to break the news here. Sorry. Gotta make a trip back (to the more westerly location).

    1. Do you have any idea of the hours they are open? Is it a night time only thing or, lunch time as well?

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          1. Not quite the eastside, that car wash is still west of dtla, but the tacos are superb...actually, everything is damn good. And their fixin's spread is better than good

            My only gripe is all that car wash high pressure overspray, doesnt it get all up in the taco?

            One other thing, does anyone know what dialect these guys speak?

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            1. re: fgrade

              I don't want to this thread to get too off tangent, but eastside doesn't mean east of downtown. Just saying...

              Amazing tacos indeed.

              1. re: TailbackU

                Actually, in my opinion, it does -- eastside means East L.A.

                Echo Park, Silver Lake, Thai Town, K-town -- all of these are individual areas. If generalizing: west of downtown.

                Anyway, that' how my initial classification works.

                1. re: TailbackU

                  Umm, actually, it does...china town is not in the south side.

                  Having been born and raised and still living in that region, we never say "east side"

                  1642 Beer & Wine half a block from the car wash, the address, 1642 "W" Temple not "E" Temple. Just saying.

                  BTW, 1642 B&W, waaaay better than the sleazy beer bar that was a couple of doors up, seriously