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Mercedes' Cuban Grill

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14 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292
(310) 827-6209
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate breakfast here and it was delicious -- especially the carnitas! Great service, nice spot right on Venice Beach for people watching and enjoying the atmosphere.

Thank Erin G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing Eggs Benedict, turkey sausage, chicken apple patties and blueberry pancakes. Waitstaff willing to bring any add-ons we requested. Huge portions, hot food, perfectly prepared. This was the best breakfast I've had in the week we've been here.

Thank YorktownTraveler411
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had an excellent meal here during a business trip. The restaurant is really adorable and feels laid back but high end at the same time. I had the Salmon, which was really delicious. Drinks were good too. Servers were very friendly and accommodating. I would definitely go back!

Thank anneelizabethschmitz
Woodburn, Oregon
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This was for an anniversary/family dinner. We had researched extensively on line wanting a nice place in an atmosphere that would allow us to look over the water in a beach environment. I even phoned ahead to see if that was possible. We reserved a table by the window. When we arrived, the beach was in the distance, no water... More 

Thank karl58
Perry, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Delicious food and great staff. This is a must visit while in Venice. The breakfast options are unique and have a great selection to choose from. Also, they do a happy hour omlette price from 8-9am, in which the omlettes are half off! Definitely try to take advantage of that!

Thank Jessjukerroberts
Marina del Rey, California
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

The Cuban food is excellent - large portions of delicious dishes. Very tight seating / good service but hectic. Fun atmosphere if you're in a party mood.

Thank DragonLady90292
Melbourne, Australia
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

I had the salmon with lemon & caper sauce (delish), hubby had burger cooked to his liking. Would recommend this restaurant for dining out in Venice Beach. Cost about $100AUD for two including drinks, tax and tip.

Thank Dianne N
Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

I stopped in for takeout and enjoyed the Cuban pork sandwich with sweet potato fries. It comes with plantains! Which were delicious. A little pricey, but great to walk down the street to the beach and enjoy on the pier. Note that Happy Hour dishes are not eligible for takeout.

Thank Raventwisp
Lynnwood, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

After walking the length of Venice Beach from Santa Monica, we were ready for a sit-down lunch. The menu posted outside of Mercedes' looked inviting, and our small family was quickly seated inside. Service was prompt and friendly throughout our meal. I ordered the pulled pork tacos, and they were delicious. The pork was fall-apart tender and super flavorful, served... More 

Thank dunadan
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

I read reviews online and was very pleased with my meal. The staff was friendly and food was served quickly. Reasonably priced and sidewalk table at sundown is a great way to finish the day.

Thank Scottcpfs

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marina del Rey
  • Phone Number: (310) 827-6209

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