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Breakfast Tacos at HomeState
Wonho Frank Lee

10 Places to Find Breakfast Tacos in Los Angeles

Eggs and tortillas — what's not to like?

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Breakfast Tacos at HomeState
| Wonho Frank Lee

There's no question breakfast burritos are one of the most beloved breakfast items in LA. The prolific gut-busting morning meal can be found here and here and here, but what about the breakfast taco? The egg-filled tortillas that are so ubiquitous on the streets of Austin just aren't that easy to find in the City of Angeles, but after some digging, we found these spots for those who want to eat tacos at all hours of the day:

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1. HomeState

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4624 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 666-1633
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It is probably safe to call HomeState, Los Feliz’s own Texas-inspired restaurant, the preeminent breakfast taco dealer in town. When your tacos arrive all wrapped up in pieces of foil, it’s not hard to imagine yourself right on the streets of Austin.

2. Guisados

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541 S Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 627-7656
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Not everyone knows that Guisados is also in the breakfast taco game. Served until 11 am (or earlier if they run out of eggs), the LA taco institution sells its breakfast variant for $2.45. And with plenty of options that range from chorizo to potato to hot dog, there’s a little something for everyone.

3. Literati Cafe

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12081 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 231-7484
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Westsiders on the hunt for the morning taco will find solace at Literati Café, where flour tortillas are topped with scrambled eggs, applewood smoked bacon, cheddar, pico, chipotle sauce, and guacamole. There’s even an option with tofu “eggs” and frijoles for the vegan crowd.

4. The Wood Cafe

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12000 W Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90066
(310) 915-9663
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Another vegetarian option, Culver City’s The Wood’s variant serves eggs scrambled with soyrizo and topped with cheddar, avocado, and salsa on corn tortillas.

5. M Street Kitchen

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2000 Main St
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 396-9145
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These tacos come DIY-style, with a heaping plate of eggs, black beans, guacamole, chipotle mayo, and side of white corn tortillas.

6. The Corner Deli & Grill

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1660 S Sepulveda Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 477-5760
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Tucked in the corner of a gas station, you’d never guess The Corner Deli serves up dependably delicious breakfast fare. Here two corn tortillas come filled with scrambled eggs, a meat of choice, and cheese, and are topped with the very necessary hybrid guacasalsa, all for $5.29.

7. Blu Jam Café

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7371 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 951-9191
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This longtime Melrose breakfast staple serves hard-to-find migas. Eggs are scrambled with jalapenos, chipotle, ground beef chorizo, bell peppers, tortilla chips, and mozzarella, and come served with corn tortillas for another fantastic DIY option.

8. The Griddle Cafe

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7916 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 874-0377
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You’re going to want to brave The Griddle’s snaking line for its “Kicking and Screaming” breakfast tacos with scrambled eggs, jack cheese, pico, and chipotle cream sauce. Do you need a side of Frisbee-sized pancakes to complete your order? Yes, you absolutely do.

9. Bar Amá

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118 W 4th St
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 687-8002
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If you’re looking for a breakfast taco splurge, Josef Centeno’s Bar Ama is the way to go. $6 tacos come in fragrant ground beef picadillo, potato and egg, sausage and egg, and been and cheese varieties.

10. Good Stuff Restaurant

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131 W Grand Ave Ste C
El Segundo, CA 90245
(310) 647-9997
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This South Bay institution serves breakfast all day long, which means you can pair its carnitas breakfast tacos with you evening libations.

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1. HomeState

4624 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027

It is probably safe to call HomeState, Los Feliz’s own Texas-inspired restaurant, the preeminent breakfast taco dealer in town. When your tacos arrive all wrapped up in pieces of foil, it’s not hard to imagine yourself right on the streets of Austin.

4624 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027

2. Guisados

541 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Not everyone knows that Guisados is also in the breakfast taco game. Served until 11 am (or earlier if they run out of eggs), the LA taco institution sells its breakfast variant for $2.45. And with plenty of options that range from chorizo to potato to hot dog, there’s a little something for everyone.

541 S Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

3. Literati Cafe

12081 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025

Westsiders on the hunt for the morning taco will find solace at Literati Café, where flour tortillas are topped with scrambled eggs, applewood smoked bacon, cheddar, pico, chipotle sauce, and guacamole. There’s even an option with tofu “eggs” and frijoles for the vegan crowd.

12081 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025

4. The Wood Cafe

12000 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066

Another vegetarian option, Culver City’s The Wood’s variant serves eggs scrambled with soyrizo and topped with cheddar, avocado, and salsa on corn tortillas.

12000 W Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90066

5. M Street Kitchen

2000 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405

These tacos come DIY-style, with a heaping plate of eggs, black beans, guacamole, chipotle mayo, and side of white corn tortillas.

2000 Main St
Santa Monica, CA 90405

6. The Corner Deli & Grill

1660 S Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025

Tucked in the corner of a gas station, you’d never guess The Corner Deli serves up dependably delicious breakfast fare. Here two corn tortillas come filled with scrambled eggs, a meat of choice, and cheese, and are topped with the very necessary hybrid guacasalsa, all for $5.29.

1660 S Sepulveda Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025

7. Blu Jam Café

7371 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046

This longtime Melrose breakfast staple serves hard-to-find migas. Eggs are scrambled with jalapenos, chipotle, ground beef chorizo, bell peppers, tortilla chips, and mozzarella, and come served with corn tortillas for another fantastic DIY option.

7371 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046

8. The Griddle Cafe

7916 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046

You’re going to want to brave The Griddle’s snaking line for its “Kicking and Screaming” breakfast tacos with scrambled eggs, jack cheese, pico, and chipotle cream sauce. Do you need a side of Frisbee-sized pancakes to complete your order? Yes, you absolutely do.

7916 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90046

9. Bar Amá

118 W 4th St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

If you’re looking for a breakfast taco splurge, Josef Centeno’s Bar Ama is the way to go. $6 tacos come in fragrant ground beef picadillo, potato and egg, sausage and egg, and been and cheese varieties.

118 W 4th St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

10. Good Stuff Restaurant

131 W Grand Ave Ste C, El Segundo, CA 90245

This South Bay institution serves breakfast all day long, which means you can pair its carnitas breakfast tacos with you evening libations.

131 W Grand Ave Ste C
El Segundo, CA 90245

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