The SoCal 5: Best fusion taco spots
Angry Egret Dinette
970 N Broadway Suite 114
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Opening during the height of the pandemic, Angry Egret Dinette — a James Beard Finalist for Best New Restaurant in 2022 — is in Mandarin Plaza. Chef Wes Avila is known for weaving the influences of his Mexican-American heritage with flavors of the many diverse neighborhoods of Los Angeles, and these tacos are simply awesome.
This location features an outdoor atrium dining area and an indoor dining area inspired by old Chinatown. With specials changing weekly, you’ll be able to try something new every visit.
2633 E Cesar E Chavez Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Serving out of Milpa Grille in Boyle Heights on weekdays and at Smorgasburg on Sundays, Macheen makes some of the best tacos in Los Angeles.
The tacos come out on heirloom blue corn flour tortillas, and some of the fan favorites include the pork belly taco, birria taco, fried chicken taco, or you can mix and match any three tacos for just $14!
Little Llama Peruvian Tacos
222 S Main St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Little Llama Peruvian Tacos takes the exotic ingredients and flavors of classic Peruvian dishes, and serves them up in familiar, accessible and beloved formats — including tacos! In DTLA, Little Llama is a fun and casual environment that creates a great meal with chef-crafted food that doesn’t break the bank.
Little Llama encourages people to hang out on one of two outdoor patios, enjoy multiple courses of food that’s paired with a selection of Californian and Peruvian beer and wines! What more can you ask for?
Stevie’s Creole Cafe
5545 W Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019
Want to taste something new and delicious? Try the creole food served at Stevie’s Creole Cafe! Yes, they’re known for their gumbo, but guess what?
They have taco Tuesday, which features a variety of tacos: beef, chicken, veggie, shrimp, catfish, crawfish and so much more!
The Miricle Mile cafe is the home of authentic creole cuisine in Los Angeles, so make sure to pay a visit to indulge in a plate of mouth-watering creole food that you’ll surely love!
Sugar Taco are proud tree huggers, but they don’t mess around when it comes to tacos! With locations on Melrose and in Sherman Oaks, they stay true to authentic Mexican flavors, while staying true to their vegan roots.
They pride themselves on sourcing their produce from local organic farmers. If you’re looking for a healthy option for your taco — this is the place to be!
Watch “The SoCal Scene” at 9 p.m. every Thursday on Spectrum News 1 and the Spectrum News app.