Mexican Restaurants in East San Gabriel

50% Off Mexican Food at Antigua Bar & Grill

Montebello

$30 $15

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Classic Mexican dishes include chicken in mole sauce, tostadas de ceviche, and fresh coconut-breaded bass with mango salad

Up to 50% Off at Best Fish Taco In Ensenada

Los Feliz

$20 $10

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Crispy sweet-water basa fish and shrimp stuff tacos topped with housemade salsa or Magic Cream at revamped version of traditional taco stand

50% Off Mexican Food at El Gallo Grill

San Gabriel Valley

$30 $15

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Wood-fired steak, chicken, and seafood showcased in authentic Mexican dishes, such as tacos, tortas, and platters loaded with beans and rice

Up to 52% Off at Tamale Man

El Sereno

$10 $6

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Homemade tamales take on eclectic fillings and toppings, including green chile, pork, and chicken and can be topped with cheeses and salsa

50% Off Mexican Cuisine at Moles La Tia

San Gabriel Valley

$30 $15

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Mexican meat and seafood dishes, including duck breast topped with tamarind mole, boneless pork tenderloin, and scallops with fruity mole

Up to 50% Off Mexican Food at La Cabañita

Glendale

$20 $11

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Huevos rancheros, chilaquiles, migas, and other Mexican breakfast specialties; classic south-of-the-border entrees for dinner

45% Off Mexican Cuisine at Ricardo's El Ranchito

Lowell

$20 $11

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Mexican specialties such as sautéed shrimp, enchiladas in mole sauce, and huevos rancheros served all day

50% Off at La Bamba Island Cuisine

Burbank

$30 $15

Cuban sandwiches, flame-broiled tamales, pork taquitos, and fried plantains can be enjoyed on an open patio or indoors near TV screens

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The family responsible for the rise of Casa Del Rey has been designing Mexican eats worthy of kings since 1972. Every day, chefs whip up house-made chips and salsa, stacking them alongside meals prepared in 100% canola oil without the presence of harmful substances such as trans fats, MSG, or radioactive beans. Whether catering for large groups or reloading the restaurant's tables, they tackle traditional dishes such as huevos rancheros, chili Colorado, and specialty burritos, and they also prepare fresh and hearty salads for health-conscious consumers. Both Casa Del Rey locations have full bars with domestic and imported beer, margaritas, and house alcoholic and nonalcoholic smoothies. The Sierra Madre shop welcomes private diners to a small banquet room and claims territory out on the sidewalk, where patrons can savor their meals while celebrating man's invention of sunshine.

9100 Las Tunas Dr
Temple City,
CA
US

Qdoba's burrito baristas handcraft a catering menu of Mexican-inspired cuisine, customizable with a panoply of fresh ingredients for a taco, nacho, or burrito bar. Qdoba's culinary crafters craft succulent fillings for burritos, tacos, nachos, and quesadillas, including protein-packing choices, such as slow-roasted pulled pork, adobo-marinated grilled steak or chicken, and spiced shredded or ground beef, with vegetarian options also available. Taste the gooey flavor accents of the signature queso sauce, a three-cheese blend with roasted poblanos, tomatoes, and jalapeños, the pinto or black beans simmered in cumin and onion, or the creamy, hand-smashed guacamole that's ideal for filling up Queen Elizabeth's diamond-studded guacamole chalice. Tortilla chips with salsa bar and desserts complete each catered event, and customers can opt for burrito-boxed lunches and any add-ons.

1129 S Fremont Ave
Alhambra,
CA
US

In 1981, siblings Enrique and Alicia Ramirez opened a small street-side taco stand and began to re-create the dishes of their childhood. The duo grew up in Los Angeles, although their family’s roots were in Guadalajara, the capital of the Mexican state of Jalisco. Everything was always made from scratch in the Ramirez household, including tortillas, salsas, beans, and ornamental doilies, so Enrique and Alicia made sure to uphold these DIY traditions at their eatery, Señor Fish.

In the last three decades, Señor Fish has expanded to include seven popular locations throughout LA, each earning regular praise from local media. Yet the siblings are still just as involved in the restaurants' daily operations, captaining kitchen crews as they fold freshly caught seafood into burritos, tacos, and ceviches.

Housed in the Little Tokyo branch of Señor Fish, La Cantina Tequila & Botanas Bar is the restaurant's lounge counterpart, with an extensive selection of premium tequilas and mezcals that complements small plates of tacos, tostadas, and taquitos. Guests linger over sips of Mexican beers on the spacious back patio, which twinkles beneath colorful strings of hanging lights. The cantina also regularly hosts a tequila class in which renowned mixologist David Fleisher leads students through tequila tastings, margarita recipes, and the creation of tequila-based sauces. Other nights, the bar opens its patio to DJed festivities, DJed dance parties, and DJed quilting races.

115 W Main St
Alhambra,
CA
US

Though it sounds like a mixed drink, the campechana cocktail is actually a meal. Diners spear shrimp, octopus, and chunks of white abalone as they swim in cocktail sauce flavored with avocado and cilantro. The seafood stew is just one of Cabrera’s house specialties, which populate nearly half of the Mexican eatery’s menu. Other specialty dishes include steak ranchero, marinated sirloin served alongside grilled cactus and jalapeños, and salmon con salsa de arandano, a fresh, pan-roasted fish steeped in cranberry chipotle sauce. Traditionalists can take comfort in the eateries’ abidance to serving food on plates rather than mini hovercrafts, and south-of-the-border staples such as mole-drenched chicken and burritos blanketed with melted cheese.

625 E Live Oak Ave
Arcadia,
CA
US

Since wrapping up the contents of their first grande burrito in 1974, The Original Peppers’ crew of chefs have continued to sate customers’ cravings for spicy, south-of-the-border fare thanks to their vast menu of Mexican food. Within the bustling kitchen, chefs can be found wrangling ingredients into traditional Mexican dishes ranging from burritos and enchiladas to fajitas and tostadas, crafting homemade tortillas on Wednesday and Thursday. While many dishes feature meats such as certified Angus beef and deep-fried pork, the culinary team also architects a host of seafood specialties starring jumbo scallops, seasoned halibut, and crab to appeal to the seafaring palates of humans and bears dressed like humans.

181 Colorado Pl
Arcadia,
CA
US

Family owned since opening its doors in 2006, Zapata Vive pairs its authentic Mexican cuisine with familial hospitality. Patrons gather around tables to slice into cheese-topped burritos or soft tacos or sup from sizzling fajita plates, kept at exactly the same temperature as the sun over Mexico. Zapata Vive also caters to diners who rise with the sun with breakfast dishes, including a tostada omelet with tortilla strips, and takes care of those who rise with the sunset with a full bar stocked with margaritas, wines, and domestic and imported beers.

101 S 1st Ave
Arcadia,
CA
US