Mexican Food

The 7 Best Spots in LA to Celebrate the National Hispanic Heritage Month

This past September 15th was Mexico’s independence day (sorry to disappoint you, but its not on Cinco de Mayo), and with it came the beginning of the National Hispanic Heritage Month. Vamos Foods put together some of our team’s favorite local restaurants in the Los Angeles area. Not only are these some of the most authentic Latino establishments in the region, but are also some of the best restaurants in SoCal.


801 N Fairfax Ave #101 Los Angeles, CA 90046

Why we love it: amazing Mezcal offering and authentic Oaxacan dishes

Must order: Mole negro and churros


Coni Seafood

3544 W Imperial Hwy, Inglewood, CA 90303

Why we love it: Produce freshness

Must order: Pescado zarandeado


Tamales Elena y Antojitos

8101 Garfield Ave, Bell Gardens, CA 90201

Why we love it: We don’t have to go to Mexico to get a legit tamale

Must order: Banana leaf green sauce chicken tamale


Mariscos Jalisco

3040 E Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90023

Why we love it: There is no better shrimp taco in LA. Period.

Must order: Shrimp taco


La Cevicheria

3809 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90019

Why we love it: The owner Julio’s amazing hospitality

Must order: El chapin ceviche



3014 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90006

Why we love it: The live mariachis

Must order: Red mole



3655 S Grand Ave #C9, Los Angeles, CA 90007

Why we love it: It’s location inside the Mercado de Paloma

Must order: Camaron Ceviche


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