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Best Fish Taco in Ensenada

1650 North Hillhurst Avenue, Los Angeles, CA - (323) 466-5552
Cooked-to-order fish and shrimp tacos are the only selections at this small Los Angeles-area eatery, and they are utterly fantastic. Payment is by cash only.
66% Approval Rating (3 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Fish Taco
Horchata
Shrimp Taco
Papataco
Camarones Abrigados

Highlighted Reviews

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Chris & Amy Ayers - Photos (8)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Whereas some restaurants specialize in one or two signature dishes, Best Fish Taco in Ensenada only has two menu items. Those visitors falling into the indecisive category will be happy to encounter a menu that reads as follows: “Fish taco. Shrimp taco. Drinks.” Pick ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

1650 North Hillhurst Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
(323) 466-5552

http://www.bestfishtacoinensenada.com/

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch, Dinner
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:Yes
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
These $1.50 fish tacos, dressed your way, underscore the utter simplicity of this beach specialty.
"These $1.50 fish tacos, dressed your way, underscore the utter simplicity of this beach specialty."
Chris & Amy Ayers





The Papataco (potatoes, onion, garlic, cilantro) comes with your choice of chile verde or chipotle salsa.
"The Papataco (potatoes, onion, garlic, cilantro) comes with your choice of chile verde or chipotle salsa."
Chris & Amy Ayers


Breaded shrimp are rolled in corn tortillas with Swiss cheese for the Camarones Abrigados, ready to dip into your favorite salsa.
"Breaded shrimp are rolled in corn tortillas with Swiss cheese for the Camarones Abrigados, ready to dip into your favorite salsa."
Chris & Amy Ayers


Lightly spiced with cinnamon, the horchata is cold and plentiful to cool down the piping-hot fish and spicy salsas.
"Lightly spiced with cinnamon, the horchata is cold and plentiful to cool down the piping-hot fish and spicy salsas."
Chris & Amy Ayers


Fifty cents more gets you the shrimp taco, with a handful of plump, fried-while-you-wait shrimp in a corn tortilla.
"Fifty cents more gets you the shrimp taco, with a handful of plump, fried-while-you-wait shrimp in a corn tortilla."
Chris & Amy Ayers


While the tacos are still hot out of the fryer, you can add your own shredded cabbage, crema, and any of several enticing salsas.
"While the tacos are still hot out of the fryer, you can add your own shredded cabbage, crema, and any of several enticing salsas."
Chris & Amy Ayers


What you see is all they serve -- and payment is cash only.
"What you see is all they serve -- and payment is cash only."
Chris & Amy Ayers


Best Fish Tacos has one of the more unusual tip jars.
"Best Fish Tacos has one of the more unusual tip jars."
Cliff Strutz


As with many superlative SoCal eateries, Best Fish Taco is tucked away on a corner flanked by auto shops -- but don't be fooled, it is indeed the best!
"As with many superlative SoCal eateries, Best Fish Taco is tucked away on a corner flanked by auto shops -- but don't be fooled, it is indeed the best!"
Chris & Amy Ayers



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