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El Gringo Mexican Restaurant

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2620 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-2405
+1 310-376-1381
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“chicken soup” (4 reviews)
“burrito” (10 reviews)
“tacos” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Spanish
$$ - $$$
2620 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-2405
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Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Don’t let the outside fool you! This place had great food (delicious, tender fajita meat) and great service. An accidental find that we’d go back to in an instant.

Thank burroughsfarmsgirl
Reviewed January 22, 2018

This restaurant probably qualifies to some people as a hole-in-the wall with EXCELLENT food! They grill their tacos or something and they are delicious! Ample sized tacos mean you can be satisfied with ONE taco, provided you have some of their DELICIOUS GUACAMOLE first! EXCELLENT...More

Thank katdod50
Reviewed November 19, 2017

A little hole in the wall place. Good food, good service. I grabbed my carry out and walked across the street to Hermosa Beach. Had a wonderful lunch on the beach. The guacamole with the fresh chips were delicious. The freshly made taco was delicious....More

Thank Justfly
Reviewed June 27, 2017

There are now four locations and the consistency of quality and service across all four is amazing. Yes they have great carnitas and their charbroiled chicken is good in tacos, burritos, etc. but the real star is the chicken soup with thin noodles. The perfect...More

Thank Y6139PMdavids
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

We popped into this little place, unknowingly just before closing time and the 2 girls waiting tables graciously waited on us without hesitation. The food was excellent. I had blackened mahi mahi tacos and my wife had a burrito. For great service and food, I...More

Thank Jamie J
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

Large portions of Southern California Mexican food. Nice waitress and good service. You can eat upstairs on a nice day and look out on things. Close to the beach.

Thank Maconthemove
Reviewed September 17, 2016

We were aiming to have some Mexican food, as our taxi driver advised a trip to California must involve Mexican food. We were chilling out at Manhatten Beach, when we stumbled across this place whilst taking a walk among the beautiful houses. It was a...More

Thank Wanderer_787
Reviewed July 29, 2016

Small restaurant that was able to accomodate our group of 14. I had the chicken taco and chicken enchilada with grilled veggies and refried beans the food was good. The service was good and bad. We had an hour to wait for tables (they don't...More

Thank Greerzo
Reviewed May 8, 2016

El Gringo is very successful and it is due to their atmosphere and quality food. It is very nice to sit on the roof and watch the sunset while eating some great Mexican food and drinking a margarita

Thank Connor K
Reviewed April 28, 2016

Back here last night, after a long time away. Upper deck remodeled very nicely. Food was fantastic. Started with guac, then Chicken burrito, salad, and Carne Asada Fajitas. Waitstaff was excellent.

Thank Richard K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2620 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-2405
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hermosa Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-376-1381
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