Being a town so close to the sea, it's no surprise that many of these taquerias don't need to abut the water in order to deliver fresh, juicy, wonderfully tasty fish tacos. Plus, with a wealth of proper tortillas to serve as the backbone, Los Angeles is a city with several fish taco gems. You just have to know where to look.
'Best Fish Taco in Ensenada' on Serious Eats
It's good to be Ricky Piña, the fedora'd fish master behind his namesake taco phenomenon. For the better part of a few years, Ricky's Fish Tacos have been serving up Baja-style shrimp and fish taco offerings to anyone willing to make the drive out to Silver Lake. But just up the street, the Los Feliz location of Best Fish Taco in Ensenada has been providing locals with fresh fried fish tacos, battered and splattered right before their very eyes. So which is superior?