3568 Whittier Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90023, US
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La China Poblana

Cemitas - Poblano Style Tortas

About Us (Sobre nosotros)

What is a cemita? A sandwich, a torta...call it what you want, just don't call it average. It packs a punch!

It is compose of:

  • Cemita roll bread with sesame seeds
  • Meat of Choice (One or Two Choices)
  • Avocado Slices
  • Raw Onions
  • Chipotle/Jalapeños (Or None)
  • Two Types of Cheese (Queso Blanco or/and Oxacan Cheese)
  • ***Papalo Herb (Cilantro taste to it) Seasonal***

One bite & You done!

Our Cooking Methods Are Culnary, While Our Service Fastfood-ish!

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 got this cooking to a science, we bring that Mexican "Poblano" style zest to Los Angeles, CA.

We are a staple of the Boyle Heights/ELA area

We couldn't be happier to be part of this wonderful hodgepodge culture that is Los Angeles. Our Poblano food has changed and redefined what is it to be Mexican, this cemita sandwich is not available across the US nation so...consider yourself lucky if you have one of these sandwiches in your hands.

Contact Us (Contáctenos)

Visit us in the heart of Boyle Heights!

We started the cemita crazed back in 1991 in a weather beat-down food truck near Salazar Park, Ditman & Whittier. Nobody gave us a shot, but we kept at it in a community that was built on 2x1Tacos, we changed the minds by bringing traditional Poblano style flavors to this area. And well little by little our cemita sandwiches became a staple of the East LA area. In 2005 we moved into a restaurant, it has been a wonderful "perron" journey. GRACIAS which means WE LOVE YOU, jk., it means THANK YOU. 

Cemitas - La China Poblana

3568 Whittier Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90023

(323) 263-810

Hours (Horario)

Monday - Friday: 

10am - 9pm


Saturday & Sunday: 

10am - 10pm

Drop us a line (¡Escríbanos!)