El Matador Taco Truck

Lexington at Western
L.A., CA 90029
El Matador Taco Truck

Paul Bartunek


  • Daily, 6 pm.-4 a.m.
  • $
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Not Accepted
Parking nightly within 15 feet of another truck is no issue for El Matador — it's not just the best taco truck on this stretch of Western Avenue, it's the best you'll find in Hollywood. The pastor is perhaps less than passable and the lengua can vary widely between visits, but you could set your stomach by their carne asada and pollo. The hot, salty beef is always fresh off the plancha and still sizzling inside your griddled tortilla, with a straightforward and slightly smoky salsa roja to round things out. El Matador's pollo preparation is also top notch, having stewed the bird for hours in a mix of red pepper flakes and bountiful spices.

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