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Cantina Real

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19 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-3733
310-372-3454
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8:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 14
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pleasent afternoon at the Cantina Real

We went into Cantina Real for some chips and a drink to end our day of adventure...We had rented bikes and rode down to Redondo Beach. It was a long day in the sun, and the margaritas were very tasty. To top it off, we got Happy Hour prices and it was practically empty, so no Happy Hour... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2014
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Downers Grove
Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Families with children
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Downers Grove
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49 reviews 49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We went into Cantina Real for some chips and a drink to end our day of adventure...We had rented bikes and rode down to Redondo Beach. It was a long day in the sun, and the margaritas were very tasty. To top it off, we got Happy Hour prices and it was practically empty, so no Happy Hour shehanigans to... More 

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We had a late lunch here and found the food to be fresh and delicious. The service was quick and friendly. I had the chicken flautas and they were very good. The guacamole was excellent but it was a very small scoop. My husband had the nachos. It was a large serving and very cheesy. The margarita had a fresh... More 

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Ohio
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120 reviews 120 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

My family Visits this restaurant everytime we're in the area. Delicious food, great portions and service keep us coming back!

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Longwood, Florida
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121 reviews 121 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Ate dinner inside the restaurant since it was a cool evening. The waiter was friendly and service was efficient. The chips and salsa were great to start with since I hadn't eaten in hours. The food was fresh and the portions were large. I took half the entree home. Good place for a quick and reasonably priced meal.

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Neptune Beach, Florida
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131 reviews 131 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Great patio seating on Pier Avenue & The Strand. Efficient service. Fresh chips & salsa are complimentary. The margaritas worked their magic. Reasonably priced basic Ameri-mex fare - tacos, fajitas and other cheese-cloaked delights.

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howell, NJ
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59 reviews 59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

I ate here last night w my sister and mom after a long flight and delay at LAX. Service was friendly and very quick for a Friday night. Food was fresh and very good. Fajitas were really good and the margaritas were great. Every staff member had a great attitude and was helpful. A great location too outside seating near... More 

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Mobile
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78 reviews 78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

This restaurant has few veggie options and high beer prices. It is great to use their outdoor seating to watch people and to enjoy the scenery on a Sunday afternoon. The service is quick and efficient, and the food was acceptable but not great. This place could benefit of cheaper beers or affordable pitchers. I am glad a friend picked... More 

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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377 reviews 377 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Walking along hermosa beach we wanted a place to sit outside, eat and drink and people watch. Checked the menu of this place out, within our budget. Service is excellent, waiter is on top of things, busers are present refilling water and chips salsa. $6 beer, $9 burritos, $15 fajitas. Food came out really fast. The food was pretty good,... More 

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CA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Our service was excellent and the food was delicious. With 8 people at our table, we all really enjoyed our meals. This is a restaurant which values customer service. We had a group of 10 and we nicely accommodated. Wait staff was attentive enough and we received drinks and food in a timely manner. I will definately return to Cantina... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Bottomless chips & salsa! Great start! We ordered the chicken fajitas -- they don't serve fajitas for two, but there was enough to share! A friend ordered the enchiladas -- one bean, one cheese -- and said they were excellent! Good prices, good food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-3733
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hermosa Beach
  • Phone Number: 310-372-3454

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm

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