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Paco's Tacos

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4141 S Centinela Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90066-4908
310-391-9616
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch

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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nothing too fancy but always good been coming here for many years. I always look forward to the fresh made tortillas.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Nothing too fancy but always good been coming here for many years. I always look forward to the fresh made tortillas.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I have been visiting LA for twenty years. Pacos is a must every single time I visit. Obviously, the tacos are delicious. This is my favorite restaurant I have ever found in LA!!!

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Marina del Rey, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The process starts when you try to park (no valet). The alley adjacent to the restaurant is for the restaurant next door and they watch their spots like a hawk and will tow you. I drove around the block a few times and found a spot on the street. Then you stand in line because they don’t take reservation. This... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Go old school at Paco's and order off the menu. The photo shows the Steak De Tampico. Fresh tortillas are awesome, Chile Rellenos, Fish Tacos, enchiladas or tamales, you really can't go wrong. Then you add the tasty beverages and you have an afternoon. Enjoy. Note the parking sucks. You need to drive down the residential streets to get a... More 

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texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

this is a very good option for Mexican food in LA. they serve large portions and it tastes good. I had the chimichanga and taco meal and outside of missing a little spice/heat it was delicious. I would definitely go again. another plus is they have very quick service.

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Los Angeles
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I don't understand the hype. The wait time is horrible. The food is soso and a bit pricey. I wouldn't go back.

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Laramie, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

My parents came here when they first got married and they always went there on dates so they took me to reminisce about their old life. I can see now why they came here so often and raved about it so much. There is a lady in the middle of the restaurant who's job is to solely make fresh tortillas... More 

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Chatham, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This is a no frills hole in the wall place. The food is authentic, tasty and very well priced. Be sure to go early to get a table as it is VERY popular on weekends. Go there and order the burrito, the portion size is generous to say the least!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Went here on a week night with friends. Friendly, good vibe and pretty good Mexican food. Service was good and margaritas tasty. Good local place and will return.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I am not sure why this place is always packed and people rave about it. The food is fine, but certainly not worth a special trip for. The food was greasy so it was not the healthiest. I would go there again if I was in the area but it is certainly not worth a special trip.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4141 S Centinela Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90066-4908
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Westside
  • Neighborhood: Westside
  • Phone Number: 310-391-9616

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?