It is Summer now here in LA and things are really heating up. And so is our blog. Today, we are going to cover the best Mexican restaurants near AVEN.

Mexican restaurants

Mexican Restaurants in DTLA

Broken Spanish

First on our list is the very creative Broken Spanish. Chef Ray Garcia has brought a sleek and sophisticated dining experience here. So if you are looking for a date night spot, Broken Spanish is it. The modern Mexican-American flavor he brings to his dishes is melt-in-your-mouth delicious. That especially goes for the quesadilla with oxtail and lamb neck tamales.

Border Grill

Also on our list is our favorite spot for Mexican comfort food, Border Grill. Bright colorful murals all along the walls inside sets the tone for a fun dining experience. And we cannot get enough of their handmade margaritas.


We also have Guisados who pays homage to traditional Mexican stews. A very respectable taco menu, Guisados is known for keeping things traditional and simple. Each and every tortilla is handmade giving you the freshest tacos in town with tender, braised protein.

Cielito Lindo

Up next is a hole-in-the-wall spot with the tastiest taquitos. And for anyone looking for food and a show, Cielito Lindo provides entertainment. In particular with their Mariachi band! One thing to note for Cielito Lindo is that their prices are on the higher end.

El Cholo

Another hot-spot for tamales is El Cholo in Koreatown. Their original dishes cannot be beaten. That especially goes for their chile con carne, albondigas, or green corn tamales.

Other Mexican Restaurants in LA

For those looking for spicy cuisine outside of the downtown area here are some of our favorites:

Mexican Restaurants in the valley

Mexican Restaurants on the Westside


Well, there you have it! LA’s best Mexican food and right around the corner from your AVEN luxury apartment.