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Riviera Mexican Grill

1615 S Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach, CA 90277-5605
310-540-2501
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Iquitos, Peru
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Local hangout place, eclectic decor. Not pretentious, owner still works behind the bar. Menu has many choices and they offer a specials menu along with regular menu. Please don't expect bean sprouts, tofu and micro miniature servings for $$$$$$ prices. Menu has lots of seafood choices on it and it is wonderful. Crab enchiladas and Sea Bass fajitas were excellent.... More

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Berkeley, California
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
270 helpful votes 270 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

This is the quintessential kind of place I think of when I'm jonesing for a fish taco and a Pacifico... the only thing missing is a sandy beach right outside. Instead, the restaurant is located in Redondo's Riviera Village commercial area, which has its own sort of surf-town-meets-yuppie vibe. Riviera Mexican Grill is crowded, eclectic, casual, and pretty darn good... More

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Cambridge, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

when in town, (bi-monthly) this is my first stop. It is great Mexican fare and the best salsa anywhere! I get several large bowls and drown my chips in it. good margarita's and a great outdoor patio. unless its raining, sit outside!

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Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

If anyone in your party has a hearing problem at all, don't go here. The last time we went, we ate really fast to get out because it was just crazy loud. The staff seemed out of control, in this regard. The food is good.

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Warwick, New York
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Great mexican food in a lively atmosphere. Service was great, fast and always there when we needed more salsa or chips. Based on the past reviews, I had the Corona beach fish tacos and they were fantastic. Not greasy at all and the cole slaw and sauce was really good and added a nice flavor. I will stop in again... More

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Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This place is a definite thumbs up all the time! The food is always super yummy, and they don't use lard! It's always noisy in there when crowded, which might bother some, but it's fantastico if you have kids, because they can be loud and not bother anyone. And there is all kinds of cool stuff hanging from the ceilings... More

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Torrance, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Great Ambiance - there is patio and booth seating with colorful and vivacious decor. The bar is definitely a highlight and a great place to meet locals. Good variety fish, chicken and beef - Baja Style dishes. I recommend Papaya Grilled Chicken and the Lobster Taquitos. The staff is very friendly and have a happy family atmosphere - as many... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

This place was better than average, though not amazing. Service was good and prices were reasonable. Parking is in the back.

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New York City, New York
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119 reviews 119 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Dependable standard dishes and drinks, friendly and efficient staff, and good value in a setting worthy of rural Mexico! This is my umpteen visit in the years I have been visiting Redondo Beach.

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Torrance, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

This place has the perfect mix of atmosphere and menu. This is not the typical Mexico an food served in most restaurants. This is Baja California food which is lighter, fresher and much more reliant on seafood. My personal favorite is the "Corona Beach Fish Tacos" plate. I have brought many out of town guests here over the years. Every... More

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