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El Merendero

1910 Fairplex Dr, La Verne, CA 91750-5501
+1 909-593-7078
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good22%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“carnitas” (2 reviews)
“great food” (4 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 20:30All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
1910 Fairplex Dr, La Verne, CA 91750-5501
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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Try the nachos with carnitas and a great chili verde sauce. Been enjoying this food for over 30 years. Another location with more dine in area down on Garey next to their bakery.

1  Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

This is a great quick bite to eat. They have a good selection and the food is good. My kids even like their meals!

Thank amanda42
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Love this place, have been going there since college. The super combo burrito is always so good. It is great comfort food and my to go orders are always quick.

Thank Ulvgirl
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We were excited to try this place because several friends had need telling us how great it is...we have disappointed for the most part. We have tried it three times and each experience has been different. The first time the burrito was ok but the...More

Thank blueeyes158
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I picked up dinner for three to take home. Two pork combo burritos enchilada style, and one carne asada combo burrito enchilada style. We were getting ready to take a trip out of state the next day and never thought that the food that we...More

Thank Ninee
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I may a little myopic on this one, I have been eating here for over 35 years. Their food is excellent and the prices are reasonable. I have been eating there when they only had picnic tables outside and didn't have the nice dining room...More

Thank W7747BVjamesb
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The food is always exactly what we're looking for. It's good and reasonably priced for being waited on.

Thank Frank W
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We went for dinner and ordered our usual Pork Combination Burritos Enchilada style. When the male waiter brought our chips and salsa, there were very few chips in the basket. If you ask for more chips, they add 2.25 on your bill for each basket...More

Thank Ninee
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This is a great place to grab a quick taco on the go, epically during the NHRA car races, and LA County fair since it is right there at the track and the fair grounds. They have a breakfast burrito you must try. Great quick...More

Thank Mildred S
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We have always enjoyed El Merenderos for good Mexican food. We went this past Friday night at about 5 pm for dinner. There were about half of the tables with customers. Two males were taking orders and serving. We sat for twenty minutes before anyone...More

Thank Ninee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
06:30 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1910 Fairplex Dr, La Verne, CA 91750-5501
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  La Verne
  • Phone Number: +1 909-593-7078
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