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1723 E Los Angeles Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93065-2021
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Hurst, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Being a native Texan, I love beef. This place is a wonderful little hole-in-the-wall establishment that makes incredible burritos in no time flat, and doesn't charge the world for them. Tri-tip burritos, Chicken burritos, whatever tickles you - this place does it wonderfully. We stop here every time we come through Simi Valley!

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Henderson, Nevada, United States
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This place is so much better than el pollo loco! The tri tip burritos are out of this world good! Beyond any kind of fast food style or restaurant burrito you'll pay for. The ingredients are fresh and the service is decent. Just warning you its a small small place so its not a night out on the town kind... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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113 reviews 113 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

When I come to Simi Valley, I make an effort to try different Mexican joints. This week, I tried El Pollo Norteno. It delivered! The food was great! I had a 1/2 chicken plate with tortillas, beans, and salsa. It's a very small place. It has seating inside and out. Great little find. Would eat there again and again.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012 via mobile

Horrible. I asked for tacos and the two of asada were delicious but the two of "tripa " were raw and chewy and terrible! I asked the Guy at the cashier what was going on and I told him my tacos were terrible and I didn't pay for this crap so he kindly said he would replace them. When he... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012 via mobile

The meat is so juicy. Everyone is nice. A favorite in my family's eyes.

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Ventura, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2011

If you like great grilled chicked and tri tip you cannot pass this place up. El Pollo Norteno is on our frequent dining list.

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Simi Valley
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2009

You can't expect anything fancy here, but you're gauranteed great food. They have a simple menu with tri-tip and chicken (plates and burritos) and that's all that they need. I have been challenged to find a better flavored burrito in town. You leave stuffed for a very reasonable price. My only complaint is that I would like a little more... More 

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Simi Valley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2008

Love the tri-tip, very tender and juicy. Prices are fantastic and the service is quick and efficient. It's a great no hassle, no frills local spot that is family run! Super lunch spot.

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Address: 1723 E Los Angeles Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93065-2021
Phone Number: 805-578-8540
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Simi Valley
Cuisine: Mexican

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