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1923: HARD WORKING COUPLE:

A young hard-working couple, Alejandro and Rosa Borquez recognized the passion Rosa had for cooking.  She put care and attention to her recipes and loved to cook for everyone. One day, Alejandro pushed back his chair from the dinner table and said, ”You are such a good cook we should open up a restaurant!”  Thus, The Sonora Cafe (near the Coliseum in Los Angeles) was born!

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Los Angeles - The Original

1121 S. Western Ave Los Angeles CA 90006

Santa Monica

1025 Wilshire Blvd Santa Monica CA 90401

Downtown Los Angeles

1037 S. Flower St Los Angeles CA 90015

Anaheim Hills

8200 E. Santa Ana Canyon Rd., Anaheim CA 92808

Corona Del Mar

3520 E. Coast Highway Corona Del Mar CA 92625

La Habra

840 E. Whittier Blvd La Habra CA 90631