El Cholo Cafe

840 E. Whittier Blvd.
La Habra, CA 90631


  • Sun-Thu 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm
  • $$$
  • Business Dining, Fireplace, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
First served up by Rosa Bírquez in 1923 in LA's original El Cholo Cafe (her grandson Ron Salisbury owns the restaurant group these days), the place's green corn tamales are a Southern California dining institution. On bites two and three, you'll find oozing sharp Cheddar cheese and Ortega chiles, which combined compete against the sweet corn with a snappy alternative.

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