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Carrillo's Tortilleria

1242 Pico St, San Fernando, CA 91340-3503
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Ranked #13 of 81 Restaurants in San Fernando
Price range: $0 - $20
Sun 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Mexican
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Phoenix, Arizona
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

I have been coming here for many many years. People are correct that it is not the same now that the kids took over. The tortillas are still the best around. The meats and tamales are very dry. The salsa and Pico are still very good. The Chorizo has changed over the years but it is still pretty good. They... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013 via mobile

Went there with a friend of mine who grew up in San Fernando area. This place is like a museum of authentic mexican food. It's a little quit during my visit there, but who's care if they can deliver quality food that up to my taste bud.

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Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

This is supposed to be a San Fernando icon. Maybe it was once but not anymore. Food is worse than mediocre - I got sick both times I ate there. Even waited a couple of months and went back because my family kept raving about it saying they grew up eating there. But the food was just bad, not even... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012 via mobile

There menudo is award wining in and out of the San Fernando valley. Yes things have changed in the past years but most of there food is the same there afortable prices. $5 brakefast deals and there amazing hand made tortillas is what always deeps us going back.

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Santa Clarita, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012 via mobile

Next generation has gotten too expensive while not paying attention to detail. Tamales dry and not enough meat and sauce. Lines are more for tradition than taste and value. Yes a tortilleria, but the restaurant that goes back to the '50's has lost it's attraction.

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Additional Information about Carrillo's Tortilleria

Address: 1242 Pico St, San Fernando, CA 91340-3503
Phone Number: 818-365-1636
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Fernando
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Delicatessen, Mexican

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