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Perlita's Authentic Mexican Restaurant

297 Hwy. 101 South, Crescent City, CA
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Cuisines: Mexican
Description: A little Mexican restaurant we found driving up 101 from San Jose to Oregon. Food was great and service was good and fast. It was a nice lunch stop after a long morning of driving.
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Description: A little Mexican restaurant we found driving up 101 from San Jose to Oregon. Food was great and service was good and fast. It was a nice lunch stop after a long morning of driving.
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English first
Orting, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 NEW

We love Mexican food and have high expectations....and this place was delicious!!! Great value....large portions! My kids loved it! Must stop while in Crescent City!

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Medford, Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Sorry...four out of five of the family got food poisoning after eating here. I'm pretty sure it was the frying oil, something just didn't taste right.

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Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

First of all, we had fantastic, attentive service. One of the happiest moods I've ever been in to leave a tip! Servings were large and prices very reasonable!! The tamales could have used a bit more meat in them, and I personally did not like the taste of the red sauce on my burrito supreme, but once I took it... More

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The food is unreal! So good and the waitress couldn't have been nicer! I would go here again in a heartbeat. I wish I lived closer so I could. We had a party of 7 and they had no problem accomediating us. Very happy to have visited this restaurant.

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Riverside, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Just like you we looked at the reviews and wondered, "is their taste and impressions like ours". Well we where very surprised and glad because we were HUNGRY! My wife had the chicken chimichanga w/ rice and beans, she enjoyed the meal very much (the chicken was a bit overseasoned). I had the chicken and cheese quesadilla w/ sour cream,... More

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Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Stopped here for a late lunch on the way up the coast. Nice middle of the road American style Mexican food. Good chips, good salsa etc. Very clean with a nice staff. Prompt service.

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Hyrum, Utah
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We were hungry and checked Trip Advisor. We saw a lot of great reviews and decided to try it out. The owners are super awesome and the service was excellent. We had a party of ten people and we all got our food in about 15 min. The food was excellent and the service was great. I would recommend this... More

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Glendale, Az
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My wife is not a big Mexican food fan, but not only did she call the food excellent, she has twice commented this afternoon how good lunch was. The food, service and prices were excellent. The only thing lacking is the setting. It's a very simply decorated restaurant, which is probably how they keep the price so low.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

SO GOOD!!!!!!! Great service, great view. Burrito, carne asada dinner, and cold beers sooo authentic and good

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NEWPORT
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Based on other reviews we decided to try this place. We were not disappointed. It is nothing fancy, but I find those are usually the best Mexican restaurants. I had the chicken burrito with verde which was huge and very good. My husband has the chicken chimi which was also very tasty. The guacamole was nothing special. And the price... More

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