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Riviera Mexican Grill

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1615 S Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach, CA 90277-5605
310-540-2501
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food near the beach in Redondo

My mom has been raving about this place, so I wanted to give it a try. I ordered a Chile Verde Burrito and it did not disappoint! Fantastic pork, perfectly seasoned in a huge, huge burrito. So much food that I finished it the next day for lunch. The chips and salsa were also very good, and they... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
David M
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Corona
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Corona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

My mom has been raving about this place, so I wanted to give it a try. I ordered a Chile Verde Burrito and it did not disappoint! Fantastic pork, perfectly seasoned in a huge, huge burrito. So much food that I finished it the next day for lunch. The chips and salsa were also very good, and they had a... More 

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california
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We love this place for good Mexican food. It isn't as heavy as some other places. It has a pleasant relaxed atmosphere both inside and out. If you do sit outside there are some great local musicians who play regularly.

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Torrance, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The chips and salsa here are the best. Their veggie burrito is excellent too, and comes with three sauces. Probably the restaurant I go to more than any other in the area. Chile rellenos are great here, too. As are fish tacos.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is a Southbay beach staple for great Mexican food and fantastic margaritas. Located in Redondo Village the Riviera has an extensive menu and a great Margarita and Tequila menu. They also have a varied menu for kids!

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Huntington Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I had a very nice lunch of huevos rancheros for $9.00. I asked if I could substitute the rice and beans and was presented a lovely cabbage slaw with papaya and mango salsa. Very fresh, healthy and tasty. Service was very pleasant and accommodating. I really like the atmosphere inside. Patio is nice, too, but we ate inside. There is... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Love the food, the surfboard ambiance and the wonderful outdoor eating patio-Often have a guitar player on the weekends for brunch and the little ones get to dance along.

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27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This is one of the best Mexican restaurants in the South Bay, in my opinion. They have a lovely patio area which is quieter than inside, with heat lamps. The service is always excellent and you get complimentary fresh salsa and chips. Some of my favorite dishes are seabass salad, chicken and avocado salad and pollo parillo which is chicken... More 

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Telluride, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Another night out for our family of 4 while traveling in LA. We tried out this Mexican place based solely on TripAdvisor reviews and what a find! I think I would eat there once a week if I lived in Redondo Beach. We got the mashed potato tacos as an appetizer but I could easily have ordered just that for... More 

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Kihei, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I love this restaurant! I've been coming here for years when I lived in Redondo Beach. Now that I that I live on Maui I make sure to visit Rivera Grills several times while on the mainland. The food is great and the margaritas are the best. I feel like I've come home while sitting at the bar. Please open... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is a very popular restaurant that has been in business for many, many years and is a favorite among locals. Because it is so busy, the noise level is atrocious, so don't plan to go and have much of a conversation with anyone across the table from you! The appetizers (guac and chips) are very good and quite addictive.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1615 S Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach, CA 90277-5605
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redondo Beach
  • Phone Number: 310-540-2501

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 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?