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El Burrito Jr

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909 Ocean Ave, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6301
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Great food and nice location.

Have eaten here for years, always good and very inexpensive. They are a cash only place so be aware of that.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
La Crescenta, California
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Orem, Utah, USA
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've gone here for years because of there prices. They serve great food and u don't have to blow a hole through your wallet. A plus is the staff as well, super nice. Very relaxed environment, great view of the beach.

Thank Trevor4698
La Crescenta, California
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119 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have eaten here for years, always good and very inexpensive. They are a cash only place so be aware of that.

Thank 1jjarecki
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Well, my wife, a long time customer, walks in to get her traditional soda likes she does every week during the SB concerts. The guys inside let her buy a quick soda while folks are ordering the food. Today, a very unpleasant female employee told her to get at the back of the line and she wasn't very nice about... More 

Thank Teddytoons
Long Beach, California
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

For some reason, I am magically drawn to eat here after surfing. Again and again. Great food and great people!

Thank Ivan M
Seal Beach, California
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46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The food is great and inexpensive but the family who run the restaurant can be positively nasty. I am a local and have come here for years. I love the rice and beans and chicken tacos. I also love the shrimp burritos. The mother who owns the restaurant never hesitates to yell at the guest's children and her daughter had... More 

Thank familytravl
Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Right across from Seal Beach. This place is great for a good, quick, no-frills meal. Nothing fancy, but we really enjoyed the food. We were in town visiting family and came back a second time the next day to have lunch again. Good view of the beach and pier and a relaxed atmosphere. No dressing up required. Only cash is... More 

Thank Laurel7682
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79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Authentic food...a little pricey...no debit or credit cards accepted. CASH only. There is however an ATM machine on site. BEWARE...there is a disclosed fee which is reasonable of $2.50, HOWEVER when I checked my statement online, I noticed El Burrito Jr. puts themselves down for an additional, undisclosed fee for an additional $2.00.

Thank louiefrias
Buena Park, California
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85 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

This place has it all! Great Mexican food with the best of both worlds of take out or sit down. Right on the beach makes it perfect for the swimmer or surfer who wants a quick bite and they have a walk up window if the no shirt no shoes thing applies. Come in and sit down for a great... More 

Thank Michael S
Los Angeles, California
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116 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

This is not a spot for gourmet dining. The dining room has zero ambience and is noisy with uncomfortable seating. This IS a great place to come when you're feeding a crowd or are in a cost-saving frame of mind. Think of it as simple Mexican comfort food, served in generous portions at low prices. Tasty and filling. We often... More 

Thank 3SBTraveler
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111 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Always stop by for a bite when visiting Seal Beach. The huge chips are unique, the salsa is good and the food is delicious.

Thank tjtravelerChicago

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 909 Ocean Ave, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6301
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Seal Beach
  • Phone Number: 562-431-8483

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican


Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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