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Cantina Real

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19 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-3733
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Very friendly people and yummy yummy tasty mexican food

"Outdoor"/indoor seating, very low key, nothing fancy, but great Mexican food and very friendly staff. Except for some biteing flies, we loved the place!

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 14, 2015
Trondheim, Norway
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Scenic view
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Trondheim, Norway
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

"Outdoor"/indoor seating, very low key, nothing fancy, but great Mexican food and very friendly staff. Except for some biteing flies, we loved the place!

Downers Grove
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 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 

Dallas, Texas, United States
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 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!

Longwood, Florida
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129 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 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.

Neptune Beach, Florida
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156 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 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.

howell, NJ
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 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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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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 

Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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425 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 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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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: Families with children, Scenic view


Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 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?