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El Gringo Mexican Restaurant

2620 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-2405
310-376-1381
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Ranked #70 of 121 Restaurants in Hermosa Beach
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Ajijic, Mexico
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This restaurant used to be a small mexican restaurant with great food and fair prices. Not so any more. I ordered cheese nachos (they used to be so good) and they were soggy, not much cheese on them and actually uneatable. We also ordered a small pitcher of sangria and when the bill came they wanted $24.00!! We were shocked.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I didn't eat at the lower main area, but situated myself on the rooftop overlooking the pacific. The mexican food was good coupled with a nice beer or two:)

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I went here with a friend who lives in the area. The food was excellent. It's located close to the beach, nice little place.

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California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Just steps from the beach, in a residential neighborhood, El Gringo would be a major find if other foods on the menu were as good as the "Xcholti" chicken soup. Served in a large bowl, the soup includes nicely sized pieces of moist chicken, pieces of tomato, some rice and a tasty broth. You can get flour or corn tortillas,... More 

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hermosa beach
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

When we walked into El Gringo on a Saturday in good weather the place was 15% filled. We have been going there for 20 years and I knew this was a bad sign. I ordered a $15 dinner of pulled pork. I got a small salad, refried beans, 3 small tortillas, and a pile of dried pulled pork. My wife... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great patio, fantastic location, all the service is with a couteous smile...and the soup is to die for! If you are in Hermosa Beach...crave Mexican food...there is only 1 clear choice....El Gringo.

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Manhattan Beach, California, USA
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110 reviews 110 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

If you are traveling in the South Bay section of Los Angeles, give one of the El Gringo restaurants a try. They are in Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach and Redondo Beach. it's some of the best Mexican food we have down here. On Tuesday's, they have 2 for 1 taco night and all these great tacos are perfectly priced. C'mon,... More 

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Ko Samui, Thailand
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137 reviews 137 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Every time I come to LA I must visit El Gringo in Hermosa beach,great roof top , very good chips & salsa,superb service & just a nice vibe.Love the Blackened Mahi Mahi taco,very good Guacamole & extra strong Margheritas! Yo con mucho gusto

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Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

The original owners of El Gringo turned it from "the store front of doom" into a thriving local hangout. It had been the home to any number of failed restaurants. One of the biggest problems is that the Five Corners location has virtually no parking. The founding owners knew just about everybody in town and the word of mouth spread.... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Located off the beaten track in a mostly residential area. There is a small dining room and a rooftop deck accessed by stairs inside the restaurant. Fantastic salsa and chips arrive at your table right away and get refilled as much as you want. Food is reasonably priced and portions are good sized. Very family friendly and usually easy to... More 

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Additional Information about El Gringo Mexican Restaurant

Address: 2620 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-2405
Phone Number: 310-376-1381
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hermosa Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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