Fodor's Expert Review Guelaguetza

$$ Koreatown Mexican

A classic L.A. Mexican eatery, Guelaguetza serves the complex but not overpoweringly spicy cooking of Oaxaca, one of Mexico's most renowned culinary capitals. Inside, you'll find a largely Spanish-speaking clientele bobbing their heads to nightly jazz, marimba, and rock while wolfing down the restaurant's specialty: the moles. The intense flavors come from intricate combinations of nuts, seeds, spices, chilies, and bitter chocolate. Be sure to check out the salsa-covered chorizo or pizza-like tlayudas topped with white cheese and tasajo (dried beef) or cecina (chili-marinated pork) and chorizo.

Mexican Lively Breakfast Lunch Dinner Dessert $$ Family

Quick Facts

3014 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, California  90006, USA


Known For:
  • Salsa-covered chorizo
  • Chili-marinated pork
  • Family-owned restaurant

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