There is a lot more to Mexican food, and Cook's Tortas in Monterey Park is a spot to know about in the city. The family-owned and operated has more than 27 different types of tortas. They cook the torta on telera bread and bake it on-site every day from a recipe developed by the owners.
You can also taste delicious and fresh side salads at Cook's Tortas. The side salads include delightful pineapple, orange coconut, and pastries baked in-house. You can also stop and pick up a bag of flaky sweet empanadas that come in strawberry cheese, Nutella cheese, and dulce de leche.
Some of the top sellers at the Cook's Tortas are Bombero, a generous stuffing of grilled beef, roasted red pepper sauce, and avocado. The shrimp Po’boy, a saucy combination of battered shrimp, avocado, lettuce, and red onion remoulade.