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Danny Trejo’s Tacos Coming to Santa Monica

Popular restaurant owned by legendary actor coming near Promenade

By Kerry Slater

Legendary actor Danny Trejo is bringing his popular tacos to Santa Monica.

As reported by Toddrickallen, Trejo’s Tacos has put up signage at 316 Santa Monica Boulevard. The storefront, adjacent to the Third Street Promenade, used to be home to French bakery and cafe Le Pain Quotidien. The restaurant said in an email that it will open in April or May of this year.

Trejo’s Tacos has a handful of locations across Los Angeles in Hollywood, La Brea, West LA, the Original Farmer’s Market and Pasadena. The menu is more than just tacos. A range of appetizers–including empanadas and Chicharrón–large plates, soups, bowls and quesadillas are offered as well, and the Hollywood location has a beer and cocktails. According to the restaurant, the Santa Monica location has a beer and wine license, so the menu will look more like the La Brea location.

In an interview with KCRW last summer, the 76-year-old actor–a Los Angeles native known for such films including “Heat” (1995), “Desperado” (1995) and “Machete” (2010)–described the taco as a perfect meal.

“The taco is so versatile. You can do anything with a taco, except don’t put ketchup on it. You can put carnitas. You can put carne asada, avocado, anything,” Trejo said.

For more information about Trejo’s Tacos, visit trejostacos.com

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