El Gran Burrito

4716 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90029
323-665-8720

Details

  • Daily, 24 hours
  • $
  • Wheelchair Accessible, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
  • No Alcohol
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
If you're into tacos, at one time or another you've probably noticed the conflagration outside El Gran Burrito, a stand tucked away near LACC. Like most great Los Angeles taco places, El Gran Burrito is less notable for the food served inside the restaurant than for the food served out back on evenings and weekends, when the big grill is set up under an awning, and the aroma of charred beef permeates the air for blocks. El Gran Burrito is Hollywood's entrep ôt of carne asada, grilled beef, snatched from the fire, hacked into gristly nubs, and made into tacos in less time than it takes you to fish a couple of dollars from your jeans. They are grand tacos, sizzling hot, oily, glowing with citrus and black pepper. In the world of food, a truly fine taco may be as close as you can get to nirvana.

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