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Ortega 120

1814 South Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach, CA
310-792-4120
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Ranked #7 of 263 Restaurants in Redondo Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $30 - $30
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Palo Verdes
Transit: Many stops are located around us.
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English first
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Had originally planned to go to another mexican restaurant down the street but was told by a local to try Ortega 120 . This place made me think I was really in Mexico by the decor . With 120 different tequilas to choose from the margaritas were superb and the food was incredible. Best homemade chip and salsa to boot... More

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Hermosa Beach, California, USA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

I love Ortega 120! I find myself here on a weekly basis! They have all night happy hour on Monday night and excellent margaritas. Another great menu item we have to always get the street corn! They even have 120 excellent tequilas hence the name. My husband and I had our engagement party here 2 years ago so it's good... More

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PRESTON
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This restaurant oozes atmosphere from the moment you walk through the door. Although it is quite dark inside once your eyes adjust the decor is fabulous. Chose this restaurant based on trip advisor reviews and the fact that it was only a few steps from the Best Western where we were staying. The reviews are spot on, probably some of... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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93 reviews 93 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The food was amazing, the margaritas were the best we had ever had, and the service was good. I wanted to go back before we left Cali, but my wife wouldn't let me.

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We picked this restaurant based solely on Trip Advisor reviews and are glad we did. We ate there last night, and it was terrific. We had a reservation at 8:00 that was promptly honored, and we had a nice table near the back of the main dining room. The service was really excellent, and the food was really quite good.... More

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San Francisco, California
Top Contributor
165 reviews 165 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

We must have gone on a night when the chefs were on vacation. Food was actually sub par. I ordered the red snapper as did my friend. We both found it lacking. The fish arrived with a sweet potato garnish that was tough and chewy; the flesh of the fish had the consistency of fish that had been frozen and... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews 55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

Staying at the Best Western next door and just arriving from the East coast, Ortega 120 is about 100 meters away. Worth the walk. It's a lot like a neighborhood restaurant, lots of nice, happy, fun conversations going on. They have a great mole sauce, which we got on the advice of the waitperson. Guacamole - first class. We asked... More

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Encino
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63 reviews 63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

My wife & I ate here recently for dinner based off the online reviews. Sure glad we went! Fun ambience; colorfully decorated. The roasted brussel sprouts were outstanding. Just delicious. She enjoyed the 5 types of tacos & I love my skirt steak with shrimp. Just yummy & unique flavors all around. We'll return for sure. Great service too- very... More

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Fair Oaks, California
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278 reviews 278 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We've stayed next door at the Best Western for years, but we'd never thought to check out the restaurant. We wished we'd come sooner! As soon as you walk in, there's a lady to your right making tortillas by hand, and when you order them, you can tell the difference fresh tortillas make. From the chips to the street tacos... More

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Torrance, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We were a group of 5 and we all ordered something different. Not a disappointed person in the bunch. The pitcher of Margaritas (on the rocks)) was good, however the glass served with it was a bit on the small side. After a pour of drink with ice and a few sips the glass was empty quickly. Food was delicious.... More

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