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Cook's Tortas

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1944 S Atlantic Blvd, Monterey Park, CA 91754-6302
+1 323-278-3536
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10:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Sat 10:00 - 09:00
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Showing 26: English reviews
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a great sandwich in Monterey Park, this is the place to go. The sandwiches are hearty, flavorful and so filling. The variety of meats and condiments is amazing. You can get variations of beef, pork, chicken and fish. The varieties and combinations are mindbogling. There must be thirty different sandwiches on the menu board, which changes daily.... More 

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Thank Ken K. L
Pasadena
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I usually would order tortas, last time I ate there, the torts had very little chicken. $10 plus. I'm a pretty good cook, make my own now. Place is trendy, lots of parking.

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Thank Embagh
Milliken, Colorado
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We ate here for a late lunch. It was so good!! I'm not a huge bread person, but their homemade bread was really good. I was told they make their own bread to hold on the food that makes the sandwich. They have a huge selection of tortas to choose from. It would be hard for a person not to... More 

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Thank Tiner721
1 review
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Service was excellent, the restaurant looks well cleaned and the food was delicious, well served and filling. Definitely coming back.

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Thank America R
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The Tortas are very good. From no fire to extreme FIRE! Many different tortas to choose from. Salads, side dishes are very good too.

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Thank Michael H
Los Angeles
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106 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Came here for lunch. This places sells mainly tortas but with a large selection of them. At 11am, this place was already busy. By the time I left 30 minutes later the line was 10 deep. Lunch time seems to be fairly busy. I tried both the carne asada and the chef daily special (chicken). Both sandwiches were light with... More 

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Thank Hawaiidreamer1
Singapore, null, Singapore
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169 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

There is a huge selection of sandwiches to choose from, whatever your fancy. Their menu is customized daily so there's always new creations to try. Their sweet potato fries is highly recommended too. Best to share with a friend as it can get pretty filling.

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Thank adventure_freedom
Whittier, California
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280 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

One the outside, you might think that this is your typical burrito stand restaurant, but looking a little closer, you will see some nice outdoor patio furniture. Upon entering, it looks even nicer, with a little touch of class in their ambiance. Cook's Tortas has a large selection of sandwiches, it's hard to choose what to get. We got three... More 

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Thank P G
Monterey Park, California
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84 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015

I don't go for lunch because of the tremendously long lines. For the students and people who work nearby, they think 15min-30min wait in line is worth it. Personally, I prefer to eat there when it is not lunch time. Before 11:00am and after 1:30pm there is always seating even though seating is limited. They have a great variety of... More 

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Thank Brenda G
Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Had the "La Diabla" sandwich- definitely spicy. Potato salad was good. Mexican coke was good as always. Cookie was big but dry. Overall great lunch. 4 People ate for $56

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 16:00
Monday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 09:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1944 S Atlantic Blvd, Monterey Park, CA 91754-6302
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Park
  • Phone Number: +1 323-278-3536

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?