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The 14 Best Spots in Los Angeles for a To-Go Taco Tuesday

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If there are tacos, it must be Tuesday somewhere — that’s how the saying goes, right? Due to the events of this year, we’re amending the beloved alliterative phrase to Taco Tuesday To-Go, and celebrating with 14 top-notch Los Angeles restaurants offering delivery and takeout. These spots will fill that taco-sized hole in your heart, while also serving up top-shelf Tequila Cazadores margaritas to pair with your meal. Whether you’re enjoying the fare at home after a quick delivery or after popping in for your own takeout, these Taco Tuesday restaurants will give you relaxation in a glass and on the plate. (If you’re feeling inspired to make your own margaritas at home, check out our favorite recipes.)

Be sure to check these bars and restaurants before you go, as they continue to adapt to changing regulations.

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1. Palmilla

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39 Pier Ave
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
(310) 374-4440
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This Hermosa Beach restaurant is known for its fresh, handmade corn tortillas, with filling options that include fried shrimp topped with a tangy, jalapeno-flecked slaw and filet mignon with guacamole and tomatillo salsa. Pair your tacos with their refreshing to-go margaritas, like the spicy Pepino Diablo, made with Cazadores Blanco, agave, lime, muddled jalapeno, and cucumber. Palmilla is also near the beach, making it easy to nab a to-go order and head to the sand for a proper al fresco meal.

2. El Compadre

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7408 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 874-7924
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This family-owned Mexican restaurant has been serving Hollywood its taco fix since 1975, well before Taco Tuesday was a hashtag. It’s known for the flaming margarita; the famous drink is now available for delivery, but you’ll have to light it up yourself. Delivery is also available for Cazadores Reposado and Cazadores Blanco, both available with mixers. As for tacos, you can choose from options including shrimp, chicken, and beef, or play the field with a combination plate.

3. Mercado Los Angeles

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7918 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 944-0947
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If the spicy cucumber margarita — made with Cazadores Blanco, kumquat liqueur, and house jalapeno puree — at this Beverly Grove branch of the Cocinas y Calaveras restaurant group doesn’t get you in a Taco Tuesday mood, then Dos Gringas will. The two tacos, a combination of slow-cooked pork al pastor, oaxaca cheese, red onions, cilantro, salsa, and a squiggle of avocado salsa atop flour tortillas, are a favorite for a reason.

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4. Sol y Luna

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19601 Ventura Blvd
Tarzana, CA 91356
(818) 343-8488
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This family-run Tarzana restaurant has been making taco parties happen since 2004, and their soft tacos on handmade corn tortillas come all kinds of ways, including stuffed with carne asada, machaca, carnitas, shredded chicken, grilled chicken, fish, or shrimp. Sol y Luna also serves plenty of Cazadores margaritas, so you can wash down your tacos with their tasty tequila offerings.

5. Mercado Santa Monica

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1416 4th St
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 526-7121
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Just blocks from the water, the Santa Monica branch of the Cocinas y Calaveras restaurant group inspires thoughts of fish tacos — they’re made with grilled white fish, Mexican slaw, pico de gallo, lime crema, and chile de árbol aioli — and lots of spicy cucumber margaritas, which get a boost from Cazadores Blanco, jalapeno puree, and a cooling effect from the cucumber. The restaurant is a short walk from Palisades Park in Santa Monica, and the scenic view overlooking the sand makes for an ideal picnic perch.

6. Los Toros Mexican Restaurant

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21743 Devonshire St
Chatsworth, CA 91311
(818) 882-3080
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This Chatsworth restaurant’s to-go family meals can be tailored for two, three, or four people with a choice of tacos, enchiladas, tamales, and burritos — plus the chance to pick fillings for everyone in your group. Wash it all down with the Cazadores Reposado jalapeno margarita with plenty of fresh lime and peppers for extra Taco Tuesday flavor.

A plate of three tacos with salsas. Courtesy of Los Toros.

7. Mercado Hollywood

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3413 Cahuenga Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90068
(323) 512-2500
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At the Hollywood branch of the Cocinas y Calaveras restaurant group, the tequila options fit a range of tastes and include Cazadores Blanco, Reposado, Anejo, and Extra Anejo. Tacos run the gamut, but veg-lovers should beeline to the tacos de coliflor al pastor, which brings the “wow” to cauliflower with a cilantro-lime aioli, pico de gallo, avocado salsa, and Mexican rice. And, of course, there’s elote sprinkled with cotija cheese and loads of guacamole — the perfect sides to a taco extravaganza.

8. Margaritas Mexican Restaurant

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155 S Rosemead Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91107
(626) 449-4193
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Tacos come in all shapes and sizes at this Pasadena restaurant, which has been a staple in the neighborhood since 1977. Order tacos Yucatan style with achiote seed paste for something special, or try their taco salad with chicken or steak. However you choose your tacos, don’t miss the cocktail menu filled with quenching drinks like the Fresca, made with Cazadores Blanco, orange liqueur, agave, and lime juice.

9. Pink Taco

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8225 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90046
(323) 380-7474
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Every day is Taco Tuesday at this Sunset Boulevard restaurant — and in 2020, who even knows what day it is, anyway? Order up a Cock Fight cocktail or two, made with Cazadores, tangerines, and cucumbers, and then dive into a plate of tacos. The Pink taco plate comes with three achiote chicken tacos topped with black beans, avocado, arbol salsa, cotija cheese, and some very pink habanero pickled onions, served on corn tortillas with cilantro rice and black beans on the side. Now that’s a taco fiesta.

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10. IX Tapa Cantina

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119 E Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 304-1000
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Both land and sea lovers are taken care of at this downtown Pasadena Mexican restaurant and lounge. That means beer-battered and fried fish or shrimp tacos topped with cabbage, salsa and crema or heavier fare, such as beef short ribs, served with rice and beans. Margaritas come every which way — whether you go strawberry or classic, Cazadores adds that extra smooth finish.

11. Cabo Cantina

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30 Washington Blvd
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Cabo Cantina doesn’t mess around with its margaritas. They’re served double in large, eye-catching margarita glasses with salted rims, if preferred. As for food to soak up that tequila, try the surf and turf tacos with shrimp and steak. Located near Venice Beach, the spot also offers a perfect sunset view.

12. Casita del Campo

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1920 Hyperion Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 662-4255
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There’s no shortage of tacos at at this Silver Lake restaurant: Go basic with shredded beef, chicken, pork, or potato or upgrade with steak asada, shrimp, or fish. For a little something extra, opt for the smoky version of their margarita, which adds mezcal into the mix of tequila, triple sec, and fresh lime juice. Or, design your own drink with your favorite type of Cazadores.

A plate with a taco next to a plate of salsas. Courtesy of Casita del Campo.

13. Pancho’s Restaurant

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3615 Highland Ave
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(310) 545-6670
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Whether you prefer a classic margarita or flavored margaritas (like apple, melon, or mango), this Manhattan Beach Mexican restaurant has you covered. It’s a taco-lover’s paradise, with everything from the basics (chicken) to the more refined (lobster tail). Don’t miss the shrimp diabla, served in puffed-up fried tortilla shells. The best part? Pancho’s is close enough to the beach for an easy to-go meal eaten by the water.

14. Paco’s Tacos Cantina

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W Manchester Blvd
Inglewood, CA 90301
(310) 645-8692
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This restaurant near LAX serves tacos with the likes of carnitas, carne asada, and cochinita pibil, or try their selection of burritos, enchiladas, or chimichangas if you’re looking for an alternative to a traditional Taco Tuesday.

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1. Palmilla

39 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

This Hermosa Beach restaurant is known for its fresh, handmade corn tortillas, with filling options that include fried shrimp topped with a tangy, jalapeno-flecked slaw and filet mignon with guacamole and tomatillo salsa. Pair your tacos with their refreshing to-go margaritas, like the spicy Pepino Diablo, made with Cazadores Blanco, agave, lime, muddled jalapeno, and cucumber. Palmilla is also near the beach, making it easy to nab a to-go order and head to the sand for a proper al fresco meal.

39 Pier Ave
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

2. El Compadre

7408 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046

This family-owned Mexican restaurant has been serving Hollywood its taco fix since 1975, well before Taco Tuesday was a hashtag. It’s known for the flaming margarita; the famous drink is now available for delivery, but you’ll have to light it up yourself. Delivery is also available for Cazadores Reposado and Cazadores Blanco, both available with mixers. As for tacos, you can choose from options including shrimp, chicken, and beef, or play the field with a combination plate.

7408 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90046

3. Mercado Los Angeles

7918 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048
The interior of Mercado Los Angeles. Courtesy of Mercado Los Angeles.

If the spicy cucumber margarita — made with Cazadores Blanco, kumquat liqueur, and house jalapeno puree — at this Beverly Grove branch of the Cocinas y Calaveras restaurant group doesn’t get you in a Taco Tuesday mood, then Dos Gringas will. The two tacos, a combination of slow-cooked pork al pastor, oaxaca cheese, red onions, cilantro, salsa, and a squiggle of avocado salsa atop flour tortillas, are a favorite for a reason.

7918 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048

4. Sol y Luna

19601 Ventura Blvd, Tarzana, CA 91356

This family-run Tarzana restaurant has been making taco parties happen since 2004, and their soft tacos on handmade corn tortillas come all kinds of ways, including stuffed with carne asada, machaca, carnitas, shredded chicken, grilled chicken, fish, or shrimp. Sol y Luna also serves plenty of Cazadores margaritas, so you can wash down your tacos with their tasty tequila offerings.

19601 Ventura Blvd
Tarzana, CA 91356

5. Mercado Santa Monica

1416 4th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Just blocks from the water, the Santa Monica branch of the Cocinas y Calaveras restaurant group inspires thoughts of fish tacos — they’re made with grilled white fish, Mexican slaw, pico de gallo, lime crema, and chile de árbol aioli — and lots of spicy cucumber margaritas, which get a boost from Cazadores Blanco, jalapeno puree, and a cooling effect from the cucumber. The restaurant is a short walk from Palisades Park in Santa Monica, and the scenic view overlooking the sand makes for an ideal picnic perch.

1416 4th St
Santa Monica, CA 90401

6. Los Toros Mexican Restaurant

21743 Devonshire St, Chatsworth, CA 91311
A plate of three tacos with salsas. Courtesy of Los Toros.

This Chatsworth restaurant’s to-go family meals can be tailored for two, three, or four people with a choice of tacos, enchiladas, tamales, and burritos — plus the chance to pick fillings for everyone in your group. Wash it all down with the Cazadores Reposado jalapeno margarita with plenty of fresh lime and peppers for extra Taco Tuesday flavor.

21743 Devonshire St
Chatsworth, CA 91311

7. Mercado Hollywood

3413 Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90068

At the Hollywood branch of the Cocinas y Calaveras restaurant group, the tequila options fit a range of tastes and include Cazadores Blanco, Reposado, Anejo, and Extra Anejo. Tacos run the gamut, but veg-lovers should beeline to the tacos de coliflor al pastor, which brings the “wow” to cauliflower with a cilantro-lime aioli, pico de gallo, avocado salsa, and Mexican rice. And, of course, there’s elote sprinkled with cotija cheese and loads of guacamole — the perfect sides to a taco extravaganza.

3413 Cahuenga Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90068

8. Margaritas Mexican Restaurant

155 S Rosemead Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107

Tacos come in all shapes and sizes at this Pasadena restaurant, which has been a staple in the neighborhood since 1977. Order tacos Yucatan style with achiote seed paste for something special, or try their taco salad with chicken or steak. However you choose your tacos, don’t miss the cocktail menu filled with quenching drinks like the Fresca, made with Cazadores Blanco, orange liqueur, agave, and lime juice.

155 S Rosemead Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91107

9. Pink Taco

8225 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90046
The interior of Pink Taco. Courtesy of Pink Taco.

Every day is Taco Tuesday at this Sunset Boulevard restaurant — and in 2020, who even knows what day it is, anyway? Order up a Cock Fight cocktail or two, made with Cazadores, tangerines, and cucumbers, and then dive into a plate of tacos. The Pink taco plate comes with three achiote chicken tacos topped with black beans, avocado, arbol salsa, cotija cheese, and some very pink habanero pickled onions, served on corn tortillas with cilantro rice and black beans on the side. Now that’s a taco fiesta.

8225 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90046

10. IX Tapa Cantina

119 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91105

Both land and sea lovers are taken care of at this downtown Pasadena Mexican restaurant and lounge. That means beer-battered and fried fish or shrimp tacos topped with cabbage, salsa and crema or heavier fare, such as beef short ribs, served with rice and beans. Margaritas come every which way — whether you go strawberry or classic, Cazadores adds that extra smooth finish.

119 E Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91105

11. Cabo Cantina

30 Washington Blvd, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Cabo Cantina doesn’t mess around with its margaritas. They’re served double in large, eye-catching margarita glasses with salted rims, if preferred. As for food to soak up that tequila, try the surf and turf tacos with shrimp and steak. Located near Venice Beach, the spot also offers a perfect sunset view.

30 Washington Blvd
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

12. Casita del Campo

1920 Hyperion Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027
A plate with a taco next to a plate of salsas. Courtesy of Casita del Campo.

There’s no shortage of tacos at at this Silver Lake restaurant: Go basic with shredded beef, chicken, pork, or potato or upgrade with steak asada, shrimp, or fish. For a little something extra, opt for the smoky version of their margarita, which adds mezcal into the mix of tequila, triple sec, and fresh lime juice. Or, design your own drink with your favorite type of Cazadores.

1920 Hyperion Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027

13. Pancho’s Restaurant

3615 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Whether you prefer a classic margarita or flavored margaritas (like apple, melon, or mango), this Manhattan Beach Mexican restaurant has you covered. It’s a taco-lover’s paradise, with everything from the basics (chicken) to the more refined (lobster tail). Don’t miss the shrimp diabla, served in puffed-up fried tortilla shells. The best part? Pancho’s is close enough to the beach for an easy to-go meal eaten by the water.

3615 Highland Ave
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

14. Paco’s Tacos Cantina

W Manchester Blvd, Inglewood, CA 90301

This restaurant near LAX serves tacos with the likes of carnitas, carne asada, and cochinita pibil, or try their selection of burritos, enchiladas, or chimichangas if you’re looking for an alternative to a traditional Taco Tuesday.

W Manchester Blvd
Inglewood, CA 90301

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