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Tere's Mexican Grill

5870 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038-3700 (Central L.A)
(866) 796-8476
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London
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

My boyfriend was reluctant about going to this place as it doesn't look anything special. But, it was delicious. It was cheap and cheerful, very tasty and it was a strange but endearing place. I had a burrito (I think) and I think my boyfriend had enchiladas. Great stuff!

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Los Angeles, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

A favorite of local soccer moms, my wife bought takeout from here a couple of times. Bland, tasteless. Needed a quick bite yesterday on way to pick up my son so I tried it again. Watery bland guacamole and beans. Dry, tasteless chicken quesadillas. Suburban, bland, nondescript "Mexican" in the middle of Larchmont area. Go to Pinches instead, tons better... More

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Los Angeles, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

This is like home-cooked food: simple, tasty, authentic. The food is super fresh, the homemade tortillas sublime, and the guacamole outstanding. We've eaten here over a dozen times (and drive about a 1/2 hour to get here), and we have NEVER been less than impressed. The mole is gorgeous—complex enough to keep your tastebuds on edge, spicy enough but not... More

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Beverly Hills, California
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11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

A bit of the same after all those years... but good and well executed. Still affordable with a great friendly attitude from the owners and the staff. The tortillas are not house made anymore but good quality.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

I used to eat here all the time. really great traditional mexican fare done right. their salsas are phenomenal, and the burritos here are among the best I have ever had. small cafe environment, some outdoor seating but it is right next to busy Melrose traffic.

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Los An
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

Good Mexican food shouldn't be hard to find in California but strangely it is. That's because everybody with an aunt that cooks has decided to open a place even when they have no talent and nothing unique. This is not the case with Tere's. Someone came into work once with Tere's nachos and just the sight of them put my... More

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Acapulco, Mexico
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

nice rstoraunt! Im from mexico, and i never eat mexican food like here! Nice service, and nice atmosfhere is here! Thank you!

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Los Angeles, California
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85 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2009

I drove by Tere's every day for years before going in one day. It's a simple, order-at-the-counter place with a fairly standard lineup of Mexican menu items, but the quality is head and shoulders above the competition. Things are always consistent, because the same people work here ALL the time. For this reason, they usually close for a couple of... More

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Topanga, California
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232 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2008

Great little spot. A friend took me here, and it was a sweet surprise that I would not have tried otherwise.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2008

Amazing Mexican food. Homemade tortillas and salsas that can't be beat. I crave the nachos with perfectly crispy homemade chips. Small restaurant on Melrose, family run, love it!

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