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Fred's Mexican Cafe

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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300 Pacific Coast Hwy Ste 201, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5113
+1 714-374-8226
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

There's better Mexican food. The service wasn't good they ran out of chips??? It was a Friday after noon. The food wasn't very good we aren't drinkers so maybe that's good?? Don't take kids it says kid friendly but that questionable.

Thank Brooke L
Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had been to one other many times on my trips to Maui. THAT Fred's is really good, from cocktails to a broad Mexican menu with daily specials. Smaller menu here with the usual basic Mexican fare and it seems like that's fine because their location across from the beach and Huntington Pier guarantees a crowd.

Thank billegee123
Fullerton, California
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117 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fred's is located on 2nd floor, on the corner of PCH / Pacific Coast Hwy, and Main Street. Wonderful views from glass enclosed wind buffers, which let in fresh air, but hopefully cut the wind to a gentle breeze. We split a burrito with shrimp and beef, and also a very nice side salad, with Feta Cheese crumbles on top.... More 

Thank Iashutterbug
San Clemente, California
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I walked into the waiting area and it was full of people with dogs. Lost my appetite and went to another place for lunch.

Thank beachside949
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34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I always eat here when I'm in Huntington. It's pretty good food and cool beachy atmosphere. Sitting out on the balconey for a sunset meal is pretty awesome. Staff is always friendly.

Thank Nicholas M
Washington, Missouri
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217 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed March 20, 2017

I ate here with a large group, and they did a limited menu for us. The choices were excellent and varied - everyone found something they liked. The food was good and the portions were large. Good service as well.

Thank KiteGirl78
Chehalis, Washington
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2017

We visited the open restaurant on a Friday evening and for being in a very busy tourist community the waitress was able to get us in with very little wait. We was seated and promptly the waiter came over to get our drink order. We reviewed the menu and all decided on the perfect dinner order and was only minutes... More 

Thank ccckids
Chicago, Illinois
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

This place reminded me of a toned down version of Senior Frogs in Cancun. It was a solid restaurant with decent prices given the proximity to the Main St. sweep. Go for drinks and appetizers.

Thank Scott J
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

Visited this spot for a late afternoon lunch and enjoyed our visit. It was seat yourself at the time and had a short wait to have a server bring menus to the table. They also had brought complimentary chips and salsa! I ordered the Surf and Turf tacos and was not disappointed. They were delicious, perfect serving size! My girlfriend... More 

Thank Grant B
Newcastle, California
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 2, 2017

While soaking up the sun in Huntington Beach, take a break from the beach, walk across PCH to Fred's and have one (??) of their special Margaritas, some appetizers, and sample a couple of their salsas (a few to choose from). They have a great menu with a variety of items to pick from (salads, burgers, sandwiches too), and when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Pacific Coast Hwy Ste 201, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5113
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Huntington Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 714-374-8226

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?