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La Adelita Mexican Restaurant

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245 W Foothill Blvd, Monrovia, CA 91016-2152
+1 626-303-2093
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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I have wanting to try this place for quite awhile now, so tonight was the night. The rice & beans were yummy. I placed my order of a super tostada without lettuce and the waitress is bilingual so I know she understood, but when my food came it had tons of lettuce. I was just going to accept it and... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Hungry, belly wanting some good Mexican, you have your dog with you? Then this the place to go in the Monrovia area! These People will do anything to accommodate you with some really good food! And if you do have your pooch with you well then a table outside is what you need, they brought out a water dish and... More 

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Thank Lino V
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Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Looks like a to go type place from the outside so we went in for some tacos. Menu is priced like a restaurant, though and the tiny little place has a few tables inside and out. Food was fresh and delicious. I ordered three crispy shredded beef tacos thinking street taco size and at 2.75 each they were enormous. I... More 

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Thank Mr. B
Monrovia, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2014 via mobile

I love the menu at La Adelitas. Not the typical tacos and burritos. I love going there for breakfast. They have really great chillliquitas but what is great is they offer them witht either red or green chili. I always order the green. But if we go in for lunch or dinner I like their spinach and cheese enchilads. Tiny... More 

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Thank Renee E
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 12 August 2012

The food is freshly made, the best authentic mexican cuisine here in Vancouver! It was a refreshing surprise to dine at this hidden local jewel! great and friendly service! i give it 5 thumbs up

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Thank Miurel H
Los Osos, California
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165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2012

It was getting a bit late for us for dinner and we stopped in because we had our hearts set on Mexican food. I had a carne asada tostada and my friend had chicken enchiladas. Neither dish was more than average. Everything was a bit on the bland side. I am sure there must be better Mexican restaurants in the... More 

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Thank traveldog149
Arcadia, California
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Reviewed 1 June 2012

OK, the staff is great, but the food doesn't stand out. Don't get me wrong, it is tasty - just not unique. I think they could spice up the salsa, as well as cheese on the entrees and kick the flavor up a notch. I think then the food would stand out.

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Thank Dan T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 341 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2011

I'd say it is really more of a 3.5, with the food being a little less than 3.5, but still good, and the staff being a 5+. Food is fine, but does not stand out in LA for Mexican. They don't make their own tortillas and their salsas don't have much kick, but they taste pretty well. The staff is... More 

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Mexican
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  • Address: 245 W Foothill Blvd, Monrovia, CA 91016-2152
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monrovia
  • Phone Number: +1 626-303-2093

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?