Las Cuatro Milpas
Mexican comfort food since 1933
Mexican · Barrio Logan · $
The Zagat Review
"Street food like your Mexican grandma would have made" is the thing at this unassuming, cash-only spot in Barrio Logan "famous for carnitas" , handmade tortillas and "lines out the door" ; "the prices are so good you can eat there often" , hence its status as a "local favorite" ; P.S. closes at 3 PM and all day on Sunday.
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hours Open Today · 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
location 1857 Logan Avenue, San Diego, CA 92113, USA phone +1 619-234-4460 directions Get Directions
What To Order
Rolled tacos
Chorizo con huevo
Insider Tip
This old school Mexican restaurant accepts cash only.
Known For
Zagat Mentions of Las Cuatro Milpas
Google Reviews
This place is incredible. There is always a line down the block, and with good reason. Tamales cooking by the bag, fresh tacos, rolled, crunchy, or soft, and a great variety of meats round out the menu. It's cash-only, so plan ahead, but it's well worth it. A Mexican restaurant near an underpass may some sketches, but once you have tried the food you'll know why people are willing to wait. The line moves quickly, and there are multiple spacious rooms for groups to eat and enjoy.
Josh Lesko · May 4, 2018
This is an institution from what we could see. The fresh, made on the grounds tortillas must be the clincher that makes people stand in line down the street at lunchtime to stuff their faces with the rolled tortillas, burritos and tortillas here. Had the chorizo with rice and beans and it tastes very basic. However, freshly made tortillas takes things to a different level, and is likely why people queue out into the street. The menu is simple and no nonsense, it has a nice atmosphere and there are just a lot of people who come here to either eat in, or buy a whole bunch of tortillas to take home.
Andrew Ng · April 19, 2018
Born and raised in SD, Mexican food has always been one of my favorites. But this is exceptional. Now living in Denver for the last 26 years, each visit to my hometown starts with a stop to have my favorite rice-beans-chorizo concoction. And the home made tortillas and spicy hot sauce are the best in town. You have to experience the barrio and the culture of this family owned special place in my heart and stomach restaurant!
Mari Takeshita · April 18, 2018