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La Taquiza USC

Central L.A
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3009 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007-3712
+1 213-741-9795
09:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Wed 09:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sun 09:30 - 23:00
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Needing some take out Mexican food, near our hotel (Radisson USC), we went to La Taquiza. The whole area was swarming with USC students. Always a good sign. La Taquiza is take out or eat in. The food was plentiful, tasty and affordable. The man at the counter was courteous and helpful. We ordered two burritos (fajitas & al pastor)... More 

Thank SensibleDon
Berkeley, California
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2016

C+ food is overshadowed by unbelievably rude unpleasant guy at register. Whatever you do, don't ask for a receipt. I politely explained that I was traveling on business and needed a receipt for reimbursement. He was nasty and unnecessarily rude - claimed it had been thrown out in the few minutes between when I ordered and went to the restroom.... More 

Thank Sloma12
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Got there right before closing. They were more than happy to feed me. Inexpensive and good always brings a smile to my face.

Thank CaliAdvice
Woodland, California
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138 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Nice to inform you that great Latin American food is made. Not that fast paced, made in a hurry. I've been coming to this place for years and it just better every time.

Fair Oaks, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Very popular small informal Mexican restaurant specializing in fish preparations of traditional fare. Tortillas are home made and portions were generous. The flavors were fresh and the food was healthy and not greasy. Service is counter style and there is no alcohol. Very delicious and economical.

Thank Will S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

The food is great, but I found a pincher bug in my soda way too grossed show it to my coworkers we all walk out.

Thank Joe A
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81 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

Love this place. Hole in the wall and you would pass by 100 times. Freshest ingredients and a hometown favorite! Literally cut the meat of the spindle. Love it!

Thank Sportsbracer
Los Angeles, California, United States
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2013

This place is absolutely amazing! I'm getting hungry just thinking about their shrimp mulitas! They have great rice, and an awesome salsa bar. The only gripe I have with this place is that they tend to close early without warning. So, unless you live in the area, call ahead if you're planning on going for dinner.

Thank Annika A
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2011

Combination plates are actually good tasting and value for money. Located near USC the mulitas made with al pastor are very good.

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Reviewed 30 November 2007

Not just b/c it's right next to my house. It's a tasty resturant as well. Mmmmm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3009 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007-3712
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 213-741-9795

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?