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4141 S Centinela Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90066-4908 (Venice / Beach Areas)
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Ranked #81 of 8,646 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Neighborhood: Venice / Beach Areas
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night
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English first
Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The food is tasty, authentic, and reasonably priced. The atmosphere in the restaurant is nice, and there's also a bar area. The homemade flour tortillas are the best and you can watch them being made.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable meal at Paco's Tacos. There were lots of local residents enjoying Paco's. Service was great. Don't go for the decor. A little old, but fun. Food was very good - basic Mexican fare done nicely. I had a combination plate with a Tamale - it was great! The prices were reasonable. All in all a... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We were in town visiting and Paco's was recommended. It was a Thursday night and the place was packed. The food was excellent. Some of us are gluten free and options were abundant. The fresh made corn tortillas served with chips while we waited for our entrée were fabulous. At the table we had enchiladas, burritos, quesadillas, and nachos and... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Small and cozy with friendly service. The food is fresh and prepared on site... you can watch the tortillas and tacos being made in the restaurant. The service was excellent and the food arrived quickly. Excellent food and good value.

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Top Contributor
148 reviews 148 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Great place and great, authentic food! A bit trendy due to its location, peak hours will find you looking for parking and waiting for a table. If you have some extra time to plan, you can get effectively the same food at the Westchester location which has a much larger dining room and a bar too.

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Culver City
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

In an area of Mexican choices, this one stands out with experience in pleasing its customers. The food is well prepared and tasty with numerous choices.

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

If you want a real LA experience with excellent food and drink--and superb service this is your place. The décor is totally entertaining and it is always lively here. There are women making the tortillas by hand and they are served warm--they melt in your mouth. The drinks are always generous and delicious. The food is typical of Mexican-LA restaurants,... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We have been here a few times while on an LA stopover. Its so yummy and inviting and good for kiddos and exactly what you want. Margaritas are good and chips and salsa are exactly how you want them... constantly being refilled! Will go again next time I am in LA!

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Union, New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I was in Los Angeles in June 2014. I eat at both Paco's Tacos restaurants. My favorite food there has to be the warm tortillas and salsa. I could not stop my self from eating the entire bowl. The hard shell beef and chicken tacos are great. They use real chicken and real shredded beef. Real authentic Mexican food.

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84 reviews 84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

This is a great Mexican restaurant-very simple decor and menu but food is excellent. Place can get very crowded on weekends-we ordered takeout but the wait on Saturday night when we were there was 40+ minutes. And parking can be a challenge on Centinela, but you can find spots on side streets.

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Additional Information about Paco's Tacos

Address: 4141 S Centinela Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90066-4908
Phone Number: 310-391-9616
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Venice / Beach Areas
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
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Mexican

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