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Mexican Food Cafes Southern California


7 Mares
North Hollywood, CA
Photo courtesy Tony Craig

Check out this restaurant located in North Hollywood. The 7 Mares is distinctive with its giant lobster and mermaid on the front facade. 03-07

(Near left) A close-up of the mermaid on the 7 Mares marquee



Cactus Motel Barstow CATaco Lita
Arcadia, CA
Photo courtesy John King

Here's a local Mexican food place called Taco Lita. Check this place out if you happen to pass by Arcadia. 09-10



El Cholo CafeEl Cholo Cafe
Pasadena, CA
Photo courtesy Rod Holcomb

The El Cholo Cafe opened in Los Angeles back in 1927. After a few years, the restaurant came to occupy an old bungalow. According to the El Cholo Cafe website, celebrities such as Gary Cooper, Bing Crosby, and Loretta Young were visitors to the cafe. This El Cholo location in Pasadena opened in 2000 on Fair Oaks Ave. 11-10



Ernie Jr's Taco
Pasadena, CA
Photo courtesy Rod Holcomb

Here's the marquee for Ernie Jr's Taco in Pasadena, CA. The restaurant was considered Ernie Jr's Taco House #4 when it was opened in 1955. This location closed in 1998. There is currently an Ernie Jr's open on West Broadway in Eagle Rock. 11-10





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