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Cook's Tortas

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1944 S Atlantic Blvd, Monterey Park, CA 91754-6302
(323) 278-3536
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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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
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Singapore, null, Singapore
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128 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Thank adventure_freedom
Whittier, California
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206 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank pgalido
Monterey Park, California
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70 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank Brenda G
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars 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

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Thank manton2764
Monterey Park, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Michael A
San Francisco, California
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198 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank jnlv2trvl
Fremont, California
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100 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank Allrelative
Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank ozomatli77
Los Angeles, California
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405 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Well my BF and I went here and I ordered the "Bombero" with a side of arroz con Leche and he got the Ranchero with a side of Macaroni Salad. When our food arrived they weren't labeled who's was who and the sides were mixed up. We were enjoying our meal and the mango juice. When we finish our meal... More 

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Thank kisssmee
Glendora, California
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129 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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
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?