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El Gringo

921 N. Sepulveda Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(310) 372-6080
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Ranked #89 of 177 Restaurants in Manhattan Beach
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Jun 26, 2014
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
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English first
Los Angeles
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Terrific folks here, and they really care, from the cooks to the servers. Some of the best salsa in town, and really good food. Good value for the money. Big portions. Killer burritos, too! Wish they had a full liquor license. Try to go in off hours if you don't want the hassle of sitting next to families of over-indulged,... More

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

Excellent tortilla soup with unique ingredients. Carnitas and chicken are best quality. Burritos are enormous.

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Manhattan Beach, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

This wonderful "walk to" neighborhood place is our favorite casual Mexican spot. Great food and super service make for a great "combo"!

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Manhattan Beach, CA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012 via mobile

The lunch specials are a good value. I especially like the chicken tacos and the chile rellanos. The refried beans are not made with lard! Healthier.

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Manhattan Beach, California
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70 reviews 70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

This is small, local Mexican restaurant with hints of New Mexico and Chihuahua cooking. The staff is very perky and efficient. Most everything on the menu is good and slightly spicy. Chips and salsa are very good and the beer nice and cold. Go early as you make reservations at the door and this is a popular local place. Note... More

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California, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Colorado,
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112 reviews 112 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

Since I haven't been here for quite a while, the food might have been better than my ratig. I do plan to go back with my family members sometime soon, and will modify my rating after I've tried it again.

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Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

This place borders on a dump (it is clean!!!!!!). The food is very good for the price. Good salad and tacos

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Chonburi, Thailand
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138 reviews 138 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2011

On a trip to LA in 2010 I went to this small, local Mexican Restaurant with a friend and enjoyed myself as well the food. It is located in a small strip center on the west side of Sepulveda. This year, I went with my wife, son, his wife and their kids. The staff is friendly and enthusiastic and the... More

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