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Carrillo's Tortilleria

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1242 Pico St, San Fernando, CA 91340-3503
+1 818-365-1636
06:00 - 18:00
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San Fernando
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for Mexican food in San Fernando, look no farther. It's all made fresh on premises as far as I can tell, but the slightly longer wait for your order is well worth it.

Thank rdef2015
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Tamales.... yummy! Carnitas... yummy! Tortillas.... yummy! Would recommend for anyone wanting good homemade food

Thank Belinda S
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75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We were in the area and hungry. This place had good reviews, so went. I would highly recommend it. You can eat in or take out. I am not a tortilla expert, but these are some of the best that I have ever had.

Thank Linda R
San Fernando, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Been going there for over 40 yrs, Same place, the tortillas, corn or flour are freshly made everyday by hand, thick and full of flavor. As soon as you walk in, the aroma has you hooked. You can order tacos, burritos, tamales, menudo, tripas, carnitas, chicharones, red or green carne con chile, awwwe, so many choices while you wait to... More 

Thank Larry B
Sunland Park, New Mexico
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Everything there is great eating. The tortillas are made in the back where you can see the ladies making them by hand. This is the closest to being in a restaurant in Mexico that you can imagine. Yummy food.

Thank kittieencinas
Los Angeles, California
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110 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

best tamales ever, I ordered for Christmas, always have them and very good about never running out. I ask for it wet, this way mine is special, my husband and I order breakfast to go all the time, once we ordered on line and paid online then pick up was a breeze.

Thank tinalouise63
Phoenix, Arizona
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91 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2013

I have been coming here for many many years. People are correct that it is not the same now that the kids took over. The tortillas are still the best around. The meats and tamales are very dry. The salsa and Pico are still very good. The Chorizo has changed over the years but it is still pretty good. They... More 

Thank 2sbs
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2013 via mobile

Went there with a friend of mine who grew up in San Fernando area. This place is like a museum of authentic mexican food. It's a little quit during my visit there, but who's care if they can deliver quality food that up to my taste bud.

Thank KrisLee888
Los Angeles, California
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2013 via mobile

This is supposed to be a San Fernando icon. Maybe it was once but not anymore. Food is worse than mediocre - I got sick both times I ate there. Even waited a couple of months and went back because my family kept raving about it saying they grew up eating there. But the food was just bad, not even... More 

Thank jvabalos50
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2012

There menudo is award wining in and out of the San Fernando valley. Yes things have changed in the past years but most of there food is the same there afortable prices. $5 brakefast deals and there amazing hand made tortillas is what always deeps us going back.

Thank Red11510

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1242 Pico St, San Fernando, CA 91340-3503
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Fernando
  • Phone Number: +1 818-365-1636

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?