Amorcito, from Thomas Ortega of Amor y Tacos in Cerritos and Playa Amor in Long Beach, is earning rave reviews since opening in late 2021. The modern taqueria brings together incredible ingredients and its own style while honoring the Mexican flavors of Southern California. The quick service restaurant is located in the Metro Pointe shopping center.
The Amorcito taco is a modern taqueria taco with grilled onions, cotija cheese and baby arugula topped with a creamy green salsa and salsa roja. The traditional street tacos come with onions, cilantro and salsa. Both Amorcito and street tacos can be ordered as a plate with 2 tacos, rice and beans. There are a variety of tacos to choose from, if you prefer ordering a la carte. Their burritos come with your choice of protein including carne asada, chicken tinga, al pastor, carnitas and beef short rib. The menu also features Amorcito specialties, burgers, beer and frozen margaritas.