Tacos Baja Ensenada

5385 Whittier Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90022


  • Sun, Tue-Sat 10am-9pm, Mon 10am-8pm
  • $
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • No Alcohol
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
In most of Mexico, the words estilo Ensenada signify just one thing: fish tacos. Specifically the fried-fish tacos served at stalls in the fish market down by the docks. In East L.A., you will come no closer to the ideal than these crunchy, sizzlingly hot strips of batter-fried halibut folded into warm corn tortillas with salsa, shredded cabbage and a squeeze of lime, sprinkled with freshly chopped herbs and finished with a squirt of thick, cultured cream. Entire religions have been founded on miracles less profound than the Ensenada fish taco.

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