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LA Casita Mexicana

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4030 Gage Ave, Bell, CA 90201-1127
(323) 773-1898
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9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 21
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  • 4
    Very good
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good place for lunch or dinner

Very busy locale. One of the most popular places in this part of town. Owners are very nice, gave has spots on Spanish TV shows showing techniques. Different from regular taco places. More eclectic. Recommend getting there early for lunch or dinner.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2014
Aaron M
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Los Angeles, California
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33 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Food was without flavor and poor presentation, This place for people that really don't know Mexican food....... I'm very disappointment disappointment of this place

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Bakersfield, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Wow...seen this place on TV (food network)channel! First of all the service is excellent, made us feel welcome:) Food is phenomenal, looks and tasted great!! We will be returning back to this place soon:)

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california
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109 reviews 109 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Surprised how great this was. Not your typical taco shop. This is a nice restaurant complemented by excellent and freshly prepared food with staff that are happy you are there. They are helpful and quite nice. Both our dishes were well prepared, served at the right temperature and we only waited a short time to be served. The chips with... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Very busy locale. One of the most popular places in this part of town. Owners are very nice, gave has spots on Spanish TV shows showing techniques. Different from regular taco places. More eclectic. Recommend getting there early for lunch or dinner.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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255 reviews 255 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
297 helpful votes 297 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

By far one of the best Mexican restaurants in the country. Haven't had meals this amazing outside of Mexico. It rivals Marta Ortiz's Dulce Patria. Was upset at waiter for taking empty plates that still had remnants of sauce on them. Wanted every drop. Before we left I was already planning my return. Not in Los Angeles proper, but well... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I loved the restaurant! My friend and I randomly picked this place to have dinner and catch up but we couldn't stop eating and talking about how good our food was! We had the QUESO AZTECA., never had it before and it was amazing! Mostly because I love cheese. The mole on the chips was tasty too.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

It's very Orange. The art is eclectic and authentic. There is a little store area to buy souvenirs. First comes chips with a trifecta of sauces on them. A spicy dark sauce, a cheesy sauce and a green guacamole (or verde) sauce. All were very good. Sopa (soup) comes with each meal. Today it was potato soup, which was very... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The mole here is delicious! There are three different kinds to choose from. We also tried a very unique stuffed pepper (but I forgot the name of the dish) They have the most different michelada I've ever had, made with tamarindo. The place has a good vibe and great food, will be coming back.

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Commerce, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The moles are excellent and their signature dish "Chile en Nogada" is to die for. Great service and atmosphere.

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NYC
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

La Casita Mexicana strives to be unique, to create authentic and unusual dishes and not pander to the generic Mexican food found throughout Southern California. There are a half-dozen different moles, and several fish dishes which have the same filet of white fish topped by different sauces and moles. The cream sauce with seven chile peppers was delicious and too... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4030 Gage Ave, Bell, CA 90201-1127
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bell
  • Phone Number: (323) 773-1898

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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