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37 14th Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
(310) 376-2148
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8:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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  • 57
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good Mexican food close to the beach

Good Mexican food and outstanding service. Everyone was friendly and the prices were good. A great place for lunch after a morning walk on the beach.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
GenotheViking
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Everett, Washington
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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Everett, Washington
Top Contributor
156 reviews 156 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Good Mexican food and outstanding service. Everyone was friendly and the prices were good. A great place for lunch after a morning walk on the beach.

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Hermosa Beach, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

great spot, friendly service god food - crab enchiladas are awesome! Years ago, it used to be on the strand..too bad it still isn't!

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Hermosa Beach, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great place for Mexican in Hermosa Beach. Probably the best chips and salsa in South Bay! Outdoor seating is a plus on a sunny day.

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Pensacola, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Stopped in for Sunday morning breakfast. Staff was very friendly and attentive. Unique menu selection. Thoroughly enjoyed my food. Super location and local beach vibe. Would eat here everyday.

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

we ate brunch here every day we were in Hermosa. So nice, not posh - just delicious and lovely :) everything was clearly fresh.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Atmosphere is fun, right on the beach. The food was not great. Not much seasoning or spice. Chicken in the enchiladas was dry. There is better Mexican fare in the area.

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Long Beach, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Just finished breakfast, our first time there. The food and service was very good. I loved the Caribbean breakfast and Mark enjoyed the machaca. Pretty view, casual place.

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Seattle, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Loved the breakfast here. I had the carribbean - curried eggs, beans, rice, chiles, etc. It was great, cheap and the wait staff were excellent.

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Do not judge this restaurant by its small size or modest building! Food and service are excellent. They have wonderful shredded beef tacos, for example, and their pinto beans have real flavor--probably due to pork fat and expert cooking. They also have excellent omlettes and whole wheat pancakes! This restaurant isn't for the tofu taco crowd; instead, it is for... More 

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Hermosa Beach, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This is a gem in Hermosa Beach. It is off Pier Ave by one block, so you don't get all of the crowds. Ocean view. Inside/outside seating. Good food, good portions, and at a reasonable price. Margaritas are very good here.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 37 14th Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hermosa Beach
  • Phone Number: (310) 376-2148
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm

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