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Cook's Tortas

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1944 S Atlantic Blvd, Monterey Park, CA 91754-6302
(323) 278-3536
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Tortas are very good. From no fire to extreme FIRE! Many different tortas to choose from. Salads, side dishes are very good too.

Thank Michael H
Los Angeles
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103 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for lunch. This places sells mainly tortas but with a large selection of them. At 11am, this place was already busy. By the time I left 30 minutes later the line was 10 deep. Lunch time seems to be fairly busy. I tried both the carne asada and the chef daily special (chicken). Both sandwiches were light with... More 

Thank Hawaiidreamer1
Singapore, null, Singapore
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127 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

There is a huge selection of sandwiches to choose from, whatever your fancy. Their menu is customized daily so there's always new creations to try. Their sweet potato fries is highly recommended too. Best to share with a friend as it can get pretty filling.

Thank adventure_freedom
Whittier, California
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242 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

One the outside, you might think that this is your typical burrito stand restaurant, but looking a little closer, you will see some nice outdoor patio furniture. Upon entering, it looks even nicer, with a little touch of class in their ambiance. Cook's Tortas has a large selection of sandwiches, it's hard to choose what to get. We got three... More 

Thank pgalido
Monterey Park, California
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78 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2015

I don't go for lunch because of the tremendously long lines. For the students and people who work nearby, they think 15min-30min wait in line is worth it. Personally, I prefer to eat there when it is not lunch time. Before 11:00am and after 1:30pm there is always seating even though seating is limited. They have a great variety of... More 

Thank Brenda G
Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2015

Had the "La Diabla" sandwich- definitely spicy. Potato salad was good. Mexican coke was good as always. Cookie was big but dry. Overall great lunch. 4 People ate for $56

Thank manton2764
Monterey Park, California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

I am glad my brother told me about this place. It is a little pricey but worth it. They have differnt tortas and have several drinks. Would recommend this to anyone.

Thank Michael A
San Francisco, California
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204 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2015

I heard about this place and finally drove 30 minutes to try the tortas. La Diabla torta with grilled chicken, jalapenos, chile de arbol, habanero guacamole, grilled cheese, black beans was sooo spicy you cannot taste anything. BBQ pulled pork torta was good, but had too much bbq sauce. The potato salad had too much mustard, but the macaroni salad... More 

Thank jnlv2trvl
Fremont, California
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114 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2015

Visited today at 11AM just before the lunch crowd. Ordered #10 Ahogado, #26 California and #666 LaDiabla. Ahogado is spicy slow cooked pull pork, really good; LaDiabla is super spicy with habanero paste, California is pretty good, non spicy. Overall, i rate it a 4 star. There is no traditional mexican food here, this is a sandwich place with some... More 

Thank Allrelative
Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2015

Very small place and lunch is always super busy as the tortas are great! Whatever your persuasion might be, you will find a torta to fill your taste buds. The bread is freshly baked, light with a perfect amount of crunch. They also always have two delicious agua frescas to choose from to refreshen your palate. If you dont eat... More 

Thank ozomatli77

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1944 S Atlantic Blvd, Monterey Park, CA 91754-6302
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Park
  • Phone Number: (323) 278-3536

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?