• El Cholo
    Photo courtesy of Jeff Peters
  • El Cholo
    Photo courtesy of Jeff Peters
  • El Cholo
    Photo courtesy of Jeff Peters
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El Cholo

Cuisine: Latin, Mexican

Price: $$



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Mexican: The family-run Mexican restaurants known as El Cholo began in 1923, with a small place near the Memorial Coliseum (which opened that same year). Now there are six of them scattered across Southern...  Read More
Homestyle: The family-run Mexican restaurants known as El Cholo began in 1923, with a small place near the Memorial Coliseum (which opened that same year). Now there are six of them scattered across Southern...  Read More


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  • Mexican, Homestyle: "Always order the lusciously sweet Green Corn Tamales if you are at El Cholo when they are in season, from May through October. There's nothing like them."
  • Best for Mexican Because: One of L.A.'s venerable Mexican restaurants, El Cholo has always been one of the best in town, too.
  • Best for Homestyle Because: El Cholo has been one of L.A.'s finest Mexican restaurants for more than 90 years, ever since the first one opened in 1923.

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