Los Angeles, CA 90048
- Sun., 7 p.m.-2 a.m.; Mon.-Sat., 5 p.m.-2 a.m.
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Dinner, Late Night
- Full bar
- Street Parking, Valet Parking
- Reservations Accepted
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The Ghost of El Carmen
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Eighty-five years ago, Encarnación Elias Gomez took a huge risk — opening the doors on her new taqueria, El Carmen, at La Brea and Third. Back in 1929, this was about as far as the trolley cars went, and for the widow Gome...
Is There a Tequila Heaven? One Man Says It's El Carmen
February 18 at 11:04 a.m. by Lesley Jacobs Solmonson
As the beverage director at Warwick in Hollywood, Damian Windsor has a full schedule, but it doesn't end when he gets home. Still, we all need a break, right? It's just a matter of finding a place that feels right. "Having a two-yea...
Happy Hour: El Carmen
March 11 at 2 p.m. by Andrew Simmons
The Place: El Carmen, 8138 W 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA, (323) 852-1552. The Hours: 5-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri. The Deals: $3 cans of Tecate, $4 margaritas, $2 guacamole, $5 combination platters (two tacos with rice and beans), and free chips ...
Nacho Fight: South Vs. El Carmen
August 20 at 10:36 a.m. by Noah Galuten
As the story goes, nachos were invented in a restaurant in Mexico in 1943, but only as a means of serving a group of (U.S.) Americans who crossed the border for a shopping excursion, and came to the restaurant just after it had clos...