La China Poblana

Cemitas Poblanas - Mexican Fast Food

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Cemitas Poblanas

What is a cemita? A new type of sandwich that focuses on the best parts: meat, avocado slices and two types of cheese. Inspired by the "mercados" of Puebla México, now serving those flavors and seasons to all the people of Los Angeles.

It is compose of:

  • Cemita roll bread with sesame seeds
  • Meat of choice (but you can add as many as you want.)
  • Avocado slices
  • Raw onions
  • Chipotle/Jalapeños 
  • Two types of cheese (queso blanco or/and Oaxaca cheese)
  • Papalo herb* (Seasonal)

One bite of this sandwich and it will change your food life forever. 

Recipes that have been handed-down from generation to generation. Cooking is our joy, and we hope you enjoy our Poblano flavors.

Here’s something we tell our customers all the time, the secret to a great Cemita Poblana, is simple love what you do, and only use the best meats and seasons. That’s what our grandparents told us, and we've carry that same tradition to our cooking methods. Our menu is simple: three entrees (cemitas, tacos arabes, tostadas) that's it a nice and simple menu. But various combinations of assembling a delicious gourmet sandwich on-the-go! 

We started in 1991 in small food truck, now we're rocking in a restaurant.

We couldn't be happier to be part of this wonderful hodgepodge culture that is Los Angeles. Our Poblano flavors have changed and redefined what Mexican food is all about, this cemita sandwich is one of a kind.

Experience Mexican fast-food unlike any other

Visit us in the heart of Boyle Heights!

We started the cemita poblana crazed back in 1991 in a food truck near Salazar Park. In a community that was built on cheap tacos, we changed the minds and tummies by bringing traditional Poblano style flavors to East Los Angeles. 


In 2005 we moved into a restaurant, and have expanded our menu with tacos arabes, tostadas and many other fast food items. Your family will be delighted with our food, we hope that we can become an important part of your food life. 

Cemitas - La China Poblana

3568 Whittier Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA

(323) 263-810 - Place orders for pick-up.

Hours (Horario)

Monday - Friday: 

10am - 9pm


Saturday & Sunday: 

10am - 9:30pm

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