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El Cholo (Downtown LA)

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$30 and under
Mexican

El Cholo has been serving authentic Mexican cusine since opening its doors in 1923. Started by Alejandro and Rosa Borquez, the restaurant soon became a family chain dedicated to providing traditional dishes starting with nachos and premium-ingredient magaritas that were introduced over 50 years ago.El Cholo offers a varied menu that includes antojitos, including quesadillas and Carmen's original nachos. Diners will also enjoy enchiladas, ensaladas, sopas, green corn tamales and several different combination platters that are designed to appeal to anyone looking for a great Mexican meal. When ordering from the El Cholo menu, visitors can choose both past and present recipes just by looking at the date that is provided by every dish. Don't forget to try a margarita for the full experience.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Mexican

  • Phone number

    (213) 746-7750

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

Menu

Antojitos

  • Fiesta Platter

    crab and beef taquitos, nachos, quesadillas, chimichangas, guacamole and sour cream

    • For Two$10.95
    • For Four$18.95
  • Aged Cheese Quesadilla$7.95

    cheddar and jack cheeses grilled in a handmade flour tortilla

    • With Beef, Roasted Pork Or Chicken$1.95
  • Sonora Style Nachos$8.95

    frijoles, simmered tomato sauce, sour cream and guacamole

    • Carmen's Original Nachos$7.50

      • Guacamole$10.25

        molcajete style served in an authentic bowl for you to mix and mash

        • Tortilla Soup

          haas avocado, grilled chicken, cheese, roasted poblano chile with strips of tortillas

          • Cup$4.15
          • Bowl$5.95
        • "felix's" Caesar Salad

          • Entree Portion$7.95
          • Side Portion$4.25
        • Guacamole & Chips$5.95

          • Joe's Traditional Albondigas

            • Cup$4.15
            • Bowl$5.95
          • Handmade Flour Tortillas$1.25

            Enchiladas

            • Blue Corn Enchiladas$14.95

              (rosa's all time favorite!) marinated breast of chicken enchiladas wrapped with blue corn tortillas, tomatillo sauce, sour cream, and avocado garnish. served with black beans and rice

              • Sonora Style Enchilada$11.95

                (first enchilada served at el cholo) layerd corn tortillas, savory chicken simmered in a tomato, onion, cilantro broth, & cheese, topped with olives and a fried egg

                • Crabmeat Enchilada$14.85

                  jalapeno-cilantro pesto sauce, sour cream, fresh avocado, black beans and rice

                  • Enchilada Suiza$11.95

                    breast of chicken, in a light salsa verde, sour cream, beans and rice

                    • Annie's Early California Enchilada$10.50

                      garden fresh vegetables, spinach, sauteed mushrooms, and jack cheese, corn and tomato salsa

                      Green Corn Tamales

                      • So Yummy$11.45

                        fresh corn off the cob, corn masa, cheddar cheese and ortega chile, steamed in its own husk. beans and rice

                        Comidas Especiales

                        • Filet Tacos$15.75

                          three handmade corn tortillas with molcajete salsa, cilantro rice and black beans

                          • Carne Asada$16.50

                            new york steak, beans, rice, pico de gallo and guacamole

                            • Chicken Chimichangas$12.25

                              chunks of flavorful chicken in a crisp flour tortilla, guacamole, rice and beans

                              • Tres Tacos Al Carbon$14.95

                                grilled marinated top sirloin with bacon, jack cheese, tomatillo-chipotle salsa,black beans and rice

                                • Chicken Tostadita$12.85

                                  fresh garden vegetables, grilled chicken breast, avocado and crispy tortilla strips

                                  • Burrito Dorado$12.25

                                    chili con carne, beans, rice, aged cheddar cheese, simmered tomato sauce, sour cream and guacamole

                                    • Tostada Compuesta$9.55

                                      an el cholo tradition with an array of fresh garden vegetables, beans and chorizo

                                      • Plato De Carnitas$13.75

                                        roasted pork served with fresh avocado relish, escabeche onions, nopales, rice and beans

                                        • Chile Colorado$10.95

                                          tender beef in a traditional chile sauce with beans, rice and a cup of guacamole

                                          Sizzling Fajitas

                                          • Steak$15.75

                                            tender strips of steak marinated and sauteed with fresh garden vegetables

                                            • Succulent Shrimp$16.75

                                              sauteed with fresh garden vegetables

                                              • Chicken$14.95

                                                delicate chunks of chicken breast. sauteed with fresh garden vegetables

                                                • Fresh Vegetable$11.85

                                                  sauteed with fresh green bell peppers, red peppers, onions, mushrooms, zucchini, carrots and tomatoes

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                                                  Not available on OpenTable

                                                  Unfortunately, this restaurant is not on the OpenTable reservation network.

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                                                  Is this your restaurant?
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                                                  Order delivery or takeout

                                                  Delivery

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                                                  Additional information

                                                  • Neighborhood

                                                    Downtown

                                                  • Cuisines

                                                    Mexican

                                                  • Dining style

                                                    Casual Dining

                                                  • Dress code

                                                    Business Casual

                                                  • Parking details

                                                    None

                                                  • Phone number

                                                    (213) 746-7750

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