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“Fantastic Carne Asada Fries”

Pepe's Mexican Food
Ranked #12 of 247 Restaurants in Alhambra
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

Let's face it. Carne asada fries are awesome. And this Pepe's location is top notch when it comes to carne asada fries, enough for me to make the drive over.

The thing that makes their's exceptional is the carne asada itself. Too many other mexican eateries just throw the meat on the flat top, but at Pepe's you can tell that the meat is marinated and well seasoned. The refried beans are fantastic as well, and almost tasty (not texture) gravy-like, making this almost like a poutine.

Since I have to make an albeit short trip to this particular location, I can attest to the fact that it still tastes incredibly fresh even 20 minutes later. At other places, they'd normally turn to mush.

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Thank Kaysonwel
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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

In a city where Asian food is everywhere along with all the usual American franchises, Pepe's is an oasis! All the usual Mexican-American dishes are on the menu and they are all good. One ultra important factor is Pepe's guacamole. It's real guacamole, probably better than what your mother or grandmother made. This guacamole is thick, too thick to be dispensed out of a plastic squeeze bottle. That watery stuff is really avocado sauce; you won't find it here. The usual selection of burritos is here plus some surprises. And while you're here, eating in the small patio, or going through the drive through which can be backed up onto the street and around the corner, be sure to wash it down with an Orange Bang, a Lemon Olè or one of the other soft drinks that seem to be available only in neighborhood eateries on L.A.'s east side. Whatever it takes to have a meal here, it's more than worth the wait!

Thank Tony V
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

pepes is as good as any big authentic mexican restaurant quality great food and been there long enough to prove it.

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Thank tnewton700
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Reviewed 30 November 2016

Great Mexican food and drive-thru is very convenient. Burritos, Taquitos, Encheladas are great - chicken, beef, pork.....

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Thank miamcolax
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

This place has been here a very long time. They have since opened other locations, but their taquitos are the best I've ever had.

Thank Y2047KJcarolh
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