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The 29 Best Chilaquiles In Los Angeles: Readers Choice Edition

3:31 PM PST on February 10, 2023

These are L.A.'s favorite chilaquiles.

Because last week we deigned to tell you where L.A.'s crunchiest, soul-satisfying chilaquiles can be found. And you, in turn, had a lot of thoughts about that. We wouldn't have it any other way. Here all the spots that are the best in L.A. according to those who spoke up!

Mostly about the incredible places you love that we'd manage to overlook. We received a sizable load of comments on the post. 42 in fact, sharing your enthusiasm for the chilaquiles you adore.

So today we've rounded up our reader recommendations on the city's best chilaquiles. So you can turn your taste buds onto these once you've taken down our list.

Yes, we're having our readers write our stories these days. AI programs being so pricey and all.

Away we go—as told by all of you.

Teresita's Restaurant

East L.A.

"How is Teresitas Rest. In East Los not on this list?? Mild Red or Hot Green 🔥"

"The best Chilaquiles are in the heart of East L.A at Teresitas Restaurant. They are always crispy with egg or skirt steak optional."

3826 E. 1st St. Los Angeles, CA 90063-3602

Homegirl Cafe


"The chilaquiles at Homegirl Cafe are soooo delicious!"

"Homegirl Cafe… "

"I agree!!"

"Homegirl Cafe in DTLA is #1, followed by the chilaquiles with machaca from Mexicocina in Burbank as #2 for the best chilaquiles in LA. Word!"

"Homegirl cafe has the best."

130 W. Bruno St. Los Angeles, CA 90012

Guajillo Restaurant

Huntington Park and South Gate

"Hey you should try chilaquiles from Guajillo Restaurant! They are known for their chilaquiles estilo Mexico D.F. !! They are located in the city of Huntington Park and just opened a new location in South Gate."

6480 Santa Fe Ave. Huntington Park, CA 90255 and 8534 Long Beach Blvd. South Gate, CA 90280

Jenny's Country Kitchen

Santa Fe Springs

"Jenny’s Country Kitchen is a hole-in-the wall spot with AMAZING red [and green] chilaquiles!"

13319 Telegraph Rd. Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

CJ's Cafe

Baldwin Hills and Mid-City locations

CJ’s Cafe = THE BEST

3655 South La Brea Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90016 and 5501 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019

Millie's Cafe

Silver Lake and Pasadena locations

"Millies cafe on sunset has fire chilaquiles as well definitely worth a mention."

3524 W. Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026 and 1399 E. Washington Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91104

Yeya's Restaurant

Boyle Heights

"Yeyas in Boyle Heights definitely deserves a spot here."

"Don’t forget about Yeya’s! Me encanta!"

1816 E. 1st St. Los Angeles, CA 90033-3411

Gloria's chilaquiles Culichi

Yeya's Restaurant

Huntington Park

"How is Gloria’s in Huntington Park not on this list??? 🤔 so 😋"

7823 Pacific Blvd. Huntington Park, CA 90255

Chilaquiles with braised pork salsa verde at Chimosa Cafe

Chismosa Cafe

Covina/West Covina

132 E. College St. Covina, CA 91723 and 1905 W. Badillo St. West Covina, CA 91722

Chips con mole Poblano & salsa verde at Celia's Rancho Restaurante

Celia's Rancho Restaurante


"Best head over to the brand-new celia’s restaurante (sic) at the entrance to the los angeles equestrian center for brunch!"

900 W. Riverside Dr. Burbank, CA 91506

El Abajeno

Culver City

"El Abajeno in Culver City has excellent Chilaquiles! I get them with chicken."

4515 Inglewood Blvd. Culver City, CA 90230-5858


Downey and O.C. locations

"The green chilaquiles at Poached in Downey are excellent."

9510 Lakewood Blvd. Downey, California

Antigua Bread

Highland Park and El Sereno

"Antigua Bread with the salsa verde!"

5703 N Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA 90042 and 5597 Huntington Dr N. Los Angeles, CA 90032

Rex's Cafe

San Pedro

"Rex’s Cafe San Pedro the best!"

2136 South Pacific Ave. ​San Pedro, CA 90731

Cafe de Olla

Burbank and Monrovia locations

"Cafe de Olla in Burbank!"

"Tacos Delta? Cafe de Olla?"

2315 W. Victory Blvd Burbank, CA 91506 and 423 S. Myrtle Ave Monrovia, CA 91016 

Sunday chilaquiles at More Than Waffles

More Than Waffles


"More Than Waffles, Encino"

17200 Ventura Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 91316



"Can’t believe Greenleaf Cafe is on this list instead of Zumaya’s. It on the same block and so much better."

7317 Greenleaf Ave. Whittier, California 90602

Tacos Delta

Silver Lake

"Tacos Delta in Sunset Junction area have some great chilaquiles!"

"Tacos Delta? Cafe de Olla?"

3806 W. Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026

Hudson House

Redondo Beach

"Hudson House in Redondo Beach easily has the best chilaquiles."

514 N. Pacific Coast Hwy. Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Claudine Kitchen


"Claudine Kitchen in Encino, best Chilaquiles estilo D.F. Best dish my family loves at Claudine."

16350 Ventura Blvd. Suite F, Los Angeles, CA 91436

"El Gordo" w/ El Gordo! Chilaquiles, chorizo, 3 eggs, and home fries at Caramelo Cafe

Caramelo Cafe

La Puente and Amar locations

"Caramelo Cafe in La Puente have the best Chilaquiles I have ever had and I know Chilaquiles! I was raised by a Mom from Veracruz and that woman could cook better than anyone’s mom that I knew, hands down!!"

13857 Amar Rd. La Puente, CA 91746

1446 Valinda Ave. La Puente, CA 91744



"Homegirl Cafe in DTLA is #1, followed by the chilaquiles with machaca from MexCocina in Burbank as #2 for the best chilaquiles in LA. Word!"

2714 W. Burbank Blvd. Burbank, CA 91505

Mary Alicia's

Boyle Heights
"Mary Alicias in Boyle Heights. Bomb Chilaquiles 💣"

3100 E. 4th St. Los Angeles, CA 90063

La Barca Restaurante


"La Barca restaurante yummy chilaquiles."

2414 S Vermont Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90007-1660


Eagle Rock

"Delia’s York/eagle Rock NELA"

4501 York Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90041

Que Rico's

East Hollywood

"Que Ricos has the best Chilaquiles. They stay so crispy and the sauce is tasty, spicy and delicious!!!

712 N. Vermont Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90029


North Hollywood

"Love the Chilaquiles At Ernie’s in.North Hollywood."

4410 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91602


East L.A.

"Chale! this chiliaquilas is list isnt legitimate without including Chalios in east Los. That is best, hands down, Chilaquilas in L.A."

3580 E. 1st St. Los Angeles, CA 90063


San Fernando

"El Nayarit in San Fernando."

657 N. MacLay Ave. San Fernando, CA 91340

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