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1944 S Atlantic Blvd, Monterey Park, CA
(323) 278-3536
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Ranked #2 of 160 Restaurants in Monterey Park
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 am
Cuisines: Mexican
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English first
Glendora, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Stopped here for late Saturday lunch, still very busy and now I know why. Freshly baked bread with generous fillings. Lots of variety, a few salads, but how could you resist the bread? Only a few tables inside, a few outside, but no shade. It was noisy when we were there, but the service was quick and the employees helpful.... More

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Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My wife and I were in Boil Heights to take flowers to her Father. As we were only 6 miles from Cook's we decided to make a day of it. This is the second time we've stopped at Cook's. There food is ALWAYS delicious, fairly priced and the service is friendly. My wife had the Cubana sandwich (#59) and she... More

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Huntsville, Alabama
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Had the lengue sandwich (beef tongue) which is an unusual menu item, but it was excellent. the meat was tender and the bread and vegetables on it were excelllent. Really enjoyed the tabbouleh side - obviously good ingredients. Topped it off with the Strawberry Agua Fresca which was perfect. I go every time I get to Monterey Park

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San Diego
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149 reviews 149 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I found this place while driving through Monterey Park. It is not a large place. Dining area maybe seats 20 people. The menu is kind of an eclectic blend of different foods with a Mexican twist. the owners do a decent job of maintaining the quality of the food. They bake their bread fresh each day. The service is awesome... More

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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

The Tortas and the agua frescas are delicious. They aren't the typical Mexican Tortas or aguas frescas but their version on these two items are impressive. I've the asada and chorizo torta (#50... I think?) and it was delicious. It's definitely shareable too I've also had the BBQ chicken salad. Huge portion and flavorful too. The aguas frescas are all... More

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So Cal
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277 reviews 277 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

I have to say it's good and satisfies the taste buds. This place is popular even with the local Asian community who would usually stick to the Asian eats in this area. If you are a foodie, you've gone here many times. I'll say I do enjoy the food, but I realize that if I want a real torta, I... More

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Los Angeles, California
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79 reviews 79 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

I feel embarrassed to say this was the first time I ate at Cook's Tortas. I grew up in Monterey Park and passed by CT countless of times. It was packed on a Sunday afternoon. Every table was occupado and there were at least 15 people in line. I decided to stick with carne asada (cashier told me this was... More

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Montebello, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We have been going to this place for years. They always have great food. Must try is the bombero, sweet potato fries (ask for aioli), and the empanadas.

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Monterey Park, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

The reason it's not the best place for lunch is not that the food isn't as good, but it is insanely crowded, and there are a number of good eateries that you have neither the wait nor the noise. The two sides of the place are painted with blackboard paint. The wall opposite the entrance contains the daily sandwich menu... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013 via mobile

Good quality food!!!! Every single torta and side I have tried are simply delicious. downsides: get really busy during lunch hours and its a bit pricy!

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Additional Information about Cook's Tortas

Address: 1944 S Atlantic Blvd, Monterey Park, CA
Phone Number: (323) 278-3536
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 am
Cuisine: Mexican

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