The taco scene in and around El Monte, California is more vibrant than ever, not only thanks to a growing list of Instagram-ready food trucks and the old-school collection of classic taco spots. You can get great tacos no matter how you like them, whether it’s traditional or something with a unique spin. From hidden gems to new taco stars, here are some of the best taco spots in El Monte, California, as recommended by our team at Longo Toyota. King Taco first started serving tacos out of a converted ice cream truck. Don Raul and Dona Lupe parked outside a Los Angeles bar and quickly became a go-to spot for tacos. Today, they have 22 locations and serve a wide variety of tacos and other Mexican favorites.