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El Picante

6301 Florence Pl, Bell Gardens, CA 90201-3229
+1 562-928-3490
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good51%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
11 Jan 2018
“Consistently good ”
10 Jul 2017
“Best Carnitas in the world”
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6301 Florence Pl, Bell Gardens, CA 90201-3229
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

If chiles rellenos are your thing you should give those served at El Picante a try. You can actually taste the relleno it's not battered and smothered with so much cheese that you wouldn't know what it was if you hadn't ordered it. The food...More

Thank manuelaY1814UG
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I've been going here for lunch every time I'm in L.A. and they are always the most tender and flavorful carnitas I've ever had. The beans and rice with the combo plate are good too! The service is courteous and quick and the iced tea...More

Thank sweet_insurgent
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I use to eat their for lunch twenty years ago and loved their iced tea. I recently visited and ordered the chili verde burrito and it still tastes great.

Thank Brenda O
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Everytime I visit the food is great The Ice tea is the best! Never have to wait long for a table and the staff is very courteous . Highly recommend going here

Thank Scubbs
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Oh my God what can said about the restaurant that I being eating g there for more than 20 year . My kids favorite restaurant if I'm not home early my baby Alexa call me if u there El picante .plz bring me the salsa...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2016

Prompt, courteous service in a casual atmosphere. Everything here is reasonably priced and food is good quality. We sat and talked for a few hours and they didn't bug us to leave which was nice. Friendly place...

Thank ontheroadnow2015
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Food at El Picante is great! However yesterday (Tuesday morning) we called to reserve tables for a party of 12 during lunch. We attemped to order our food ahead of time through the phone but the person who awnser the phone refused because theu had...More

Thank Kelisp44
Reviewed 19 March 2016

I make this a mandatory lunch stop every time I visit the area. The staff is friendly and the food is plentiful and delicious.

Thank PA_Larry_Z
Reviewed 24 November 2015

This is the spot for real Mexican food prepared in authentic style and served just right, hot at the table. Family restaurant where tastiness of food matters and service is great. Get their tropical iced tea to compliment the meal. You'll enjoy. ...

Thank David B L
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Homemade salsa homemade iced tea fresh Mexican fare, service with a smile....what more can I ask for? One downside I will say is: we were in a large group, around a dozen of us and it took a while to get our food. But to...More

Thank Naninofro
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6301 Florence Pl, Bell Gardens, CA 90201-3229
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bell Gardens
  • Phone Number: +1 562-928-3490
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