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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, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 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:
  • Scenic view
  • Families with children
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Key Largo, Florida
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an easy walk from the beach house, great drinks and food. The service is excellent, killer sunsets and great people watching.

Thank Mindy S
Hermosa Beach Ca
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Killer Shrimp here now. This resturaunt is missed by locals. I need to put more words in to post this notice

Thank ttraveler1
Trondheim, Norway
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100 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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!

Thank Graabein
Downers Grove
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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 

Thank Dood26
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 

Thank Nancy K
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149 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
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!

Thank LovetoWalk51
Longwood, Florida
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128 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 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.

Thank traveljunkie1978
Neptune Beach, Florida
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160 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 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.

Thank kbockl
howell, NJ
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64 reviews
44 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 

Thank jgorto
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82 reviews
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 

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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
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?