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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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HomeState

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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.

Guisados

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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.

Literati Cafe

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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.

The Wood Cafe

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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.

M Street Kitchen

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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.

The Corner Deli & Grill

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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.

Blu Jam Café

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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.

The Griddle Cafe

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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.

Bar Amá

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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.

Good Stuff Restaurant

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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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HomeState

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.

Guisados

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.

Literati Cafe

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.

The Wood Cafe

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.

M Street Kitchen

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

The Corner Deli & Grill

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.

Blu Jam Café

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.

The Griddle Cafe

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.

Bar Amá

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.

Good Stuff Restaurant

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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