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Mexican Food Cafes Southern California


Photo courtesy Georg Balandran

Here's an interesting marquee for Pepe's. Not sure if it's an old or new sign. The guess here is that its new.



La Paloma
Photo courtesy Georg Balandran

Hungry for a good bit to eat? Then check out the La Paloma Mexican Food restaurant.


This restaurant and its very friendly sign is still open for business and is located off of Route 66.



Tacos Aztecas
Santa Fe Springs, CA
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

The Tacos Aztecas in Santa Fe Springs features a marquee with a large rounded arrow pointing the way into the eating area. This place is open 25 hours a day. And yes, you are now entering the Twilight Zone.

Though these signs may still be somewhat common, it's a good example of the eye catching signage that helped business survive through the years.



Talpa Mexican Food
Photo courtesy Georg Balandran

The sign for the Talpa Mexican Food restaurant features a neon figure huddle under a cactus.



Las Palmas Restaurant
San Bernardino, CA
Photo and info courtesy David Carrasco

A good roadside find, the Las Palmas Restaurant serves up food to hungry patrons in San Bernardino, CA. This sign has nice features including a red arrow, a medieval looking axe on top, and a rustic lamp on the bottom.



Las Carnitas
Los Angeles, CA
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

Check out this cactus shaped sign for Las Carnitas. This family restaurant features little pork meats as described on the sign. 04-06



Romero's Restaurant (Closed)
Photo courtesy Georg Balandran

Check out Romero's Restaurant if you're hungry for a good Mexican food meal. The sign outside is classic in its own right too.


UPDATE : Romero's has been replaced by a new business called Josie's. Fortunately, Josie's reused the sign and just changed the name.












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