Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Loteria Grill

6333 W. Third St., Ste. 322 (Fairfax Ave.) Send to Phone
323-930-2211 | Order Now! | Menu
A tiny stall in the center of the Third Street Farmers Market, Lotería offers authentic, Mexican flavors at a very nice price.


 
Cuisine
Open
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner daily
Features

* Click here for rating key

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Loteria Grill, Los Angeles, CA

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Loteria Grill Restaurant Review

: Sandwiched between a crêpe stand and the Beer and Wine Bar, Lotería is winning the hearts and stomachs of regular customers from every race and ethnicity. A tiny red, green and yellow stall at the heart of the Third Street Farmers Market, Loteria serves up Mexican fast food the way it ought to be made. Peering through the glass wall on the stall's south side, you can observe the staff hard at work kneading great mounds of flour tortilla dough, made fresh every day. In addition to basic tacos with such fillings as zucchini succotash and slow roasted pork, the menu offers enchilada plates complete with black beans and rice cooked with a subtle mint flavor. Try the mole, dark, thick and complicated with an interplay of bitter and sweet. At breakfast time there's strong coffee with cinnamon and huevos rancheros. Although most of the recipes are authentically Mexican, Lotería will fix orders of nachos with fresh-made guacamole to appease the crowds from the bar next door. Other locations.
Discover LA's best new restaurants
New & Hip Restaurants in LA

Check out these new and trendy LA restaurants, from DTLA to Santa Monica and beyond.



RESTAURANT AWARDS

GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Awards honor America's best chefs, as well as promising newcomers and a top restaurateur.