El Cholo (Since 1923)

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Part of a small, local chain of family-owned Mexican restaurants. This original on Western Avenue has been open since the 1920’s.

“El Cholo” refers to a “worker in the field” in the Spanish lingo of those times.

Menu includes blue-corn tamales, chimichangas, fajitas, tacos, enchiladas…

Open seven days a week, 11:00 am – 9:00 pm.

Located just south of Koreatown’s formal borders in the Harvard Heights district.

* Open for takeout during the 2020 coronavirus crisis.

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