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El Gringo Mexican Restaurant

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2620 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-2405
310-376-1381
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Visit all Three El Gringo Restaurants

Hermosa Beach with Ocean view deck Manhattan Beach with great take out Redondo Beach for larger gatherings And don't forget GUAC Catering... same great company!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Annette G
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Manhattan Beach, California, United States
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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38 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Manhattan Beach, California, United States
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Hermosa Beach with Ocean view deck Manhattan Beach with great take out Redondo Beach for larger gatherings And don't forget GUAC Catering... same great company!

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Where to start...tacos as big as small burritos, complimentary fresh salsa and chips, great island beer selection and hot waitress staff, ha! The xolchi soup is amazing, carnitas tacos are to die for and mahi fish tacos tasty. Great place no matter with friends, family young and old or for take out.

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Ajijic, Mexico
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 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
36 helpful votes 36 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
25 helpful votes 25 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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125 reviews 125 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2620 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-2405
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hermosa Beach
  • Phone Number: 310-376-1381

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?