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Yuca's

2056 Hillhurst Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027-2719 (Central L.A)
323-662-1214
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Ranked #204 of 8,569 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch
Neighborhood: Central L.A
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English first
Baltimore, Maryland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This isn't a place that's going to wow you with decor or service, but they will with their food. Terrific, authentic Mexican food. While on vacation during late June 2014, I took my family here for lunch. It's just a few minutes away from the major Hollywood attractions, and they have their own small parking lot, which is nice for... More

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Cortlandt Manor, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

It's not fancy, your sitting in a parking lot, It's not expensive, less than five dollars. It is the best burrito I've ever eaten, hands down. No trip to LA is complete without a stop at Yuca's.

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Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Not really a 'hole in the wall' more a wooden house in parking lot on Hillhurst ... this is incredible food...our family favorite Yucatan pibil sandwich ...but literally all of the food is delicious...years of cooking on the grill add a flavour that is impossible to replicate!

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This great Mexican stand is located in a parking lot, however, the owners know their craft and their Carne Asada burritos are my personal favorite. yuca's on Hillhurst & Los Feliz "the stand" is where is at. Whenever you find yourself around this side of town when it comes to a good Burrito, taco or torta; this place is a... More

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Los angeles
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This is a great little family run taco shack in a parking lot! Open air! Very popular. Always a line. Many awards, and for good reason. A seasoned grill makes everything tasty - even hamburgers.

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tokyo
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

A quick stop for a burrito and lemonade. Beans and carne so tasty I will go back at yuca's anytime I'm around.

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Oslo, Norway
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Enjoyed a burrito with beef and cold lemonade. Really a treat. Fresh vegetables. Quick and good service. The owner acctually got an reward for the food in NYC some years back. Get on Down.

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Sarasota, Fl
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80 reviews 80 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

This is a small Food Stand operation on a busy intersection in Los Angeles...but well worth the hassle. At Yuca's you'll find the line long, but very fast. The reason it's so long is that the food is very good, portion sizes larger (burrito must have weighed 3/4 lb) and the price is right $. There is very limited seating,... More

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burbank, ca
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157 reviews 157 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

This place hasn't expanded in all the years of serving good Mexican food. Our friend had been anxious to try Yuca's and he was surprised at how small the famous taco stand was. But, once he ate the cochinita pibil tacos, he was sold. I went for a very satisfying machaca burrito and my wife liked her carne asada burrito.... More

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Woodbury, Minnesota, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Being Mexican, I have had some of the best Yucatan food cooked by my grams when on vacation to the Merida area. This is super authentic and better! Have the cochinita pibil - in what ever shape rocks your boat: Taco, burrito, torta... Splash a few drops of the "Yucateco" green hot sauce and you are off to foodie heaven...... More

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