Dos Arbolitos

9034 Woodley Ave.
North Hills, CA 91343


  • Sun., 7 a.m.-4 p.m.; Mon.-Sat., 7 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • $
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Beer/Wine
  • Catering, Kid Friendly, Takeout
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted
Sure, the sopes are uninspired; the pozole is too funky and rich. But campestre, involving long-braised pork steaks, rubbed with a smoked-chili paste and topped with fried green pepper and a swirl of blackened strands of onion, is tender enough to cut with a plastic fork. Costillitas are wonderful, tiny little chewy ribs blanketed with a salty, grainy sauce of chilies and tomatillos that stain the soft meat the color of an Ensenada sunset.

Related Stories (1)

  • Yayo Lives
    Wednesday, May 2, 2001 at 12 a.m. by Jonathan Gold

    For a long time, everybody I knew went to Dos Arbolitos, a tiny converted hamburger stand in a supermarket parking lot on the San Fernando Valley’s northern plain that was the source of some of the most directly delicious Mexi...

View All

More Mexican Restaurants in San Fernando Valley

  • The food at this stateside Mexican restaurant with American sensibilities is pretty good, and som...

  • This place is always mentioned when people talk about L.A.'s best tamales, and its owner, Angelit...

  • When Mexico City native Jimmy Shaw opened the first Loteria as a tiny market taqueria in the 3rd ...

View All

More Mexican Restaurants in Los Angeles


All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories


All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >